Thursday, July 02, 2020

Unscrewed Theater: Unscrewed House Party! and more...

 

From: Unscrewed Theater <UnscrewedTheater@gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:24 AM
Subject: Need some fireworks?

 

 

 

 

 

Ready for some sparkle?


 

Let us light up your night 
at
our Unscrewed House Party!

 

Avoid the crowded parking lot, screaming kids, and frantic fur babies. Stay home (and COOL!) with our band of stay-at-home improvisers!

And the BEST part?
IT'S FREE.

Second best part?
You can watch from ANYWHERE in the world!

Third best part?
Pants optional.

Can't say that about real fireworks, now can you? 
 

Here's what we've got lined up for YOUR weekend!

 

Saturday, July 4th

7:30 PM (PDT/MST)
Unscrewed House Party!
Family Friendly Comedy

It's time for another FREE House Party! Toss on your Unscrewed Theater T-shirt, get on your comfy couch, and have the funniest 4th ever!. Your host, Cy Barlow, will host the hilarity of Rob, Ro, Chris, Jessica and Scott (YES. both Jessica & Scott!).

More info and registration link: https://www.unscrewedtheater.org/event/ut-house-party-2020-07-04/




Sunday, July 5th

Musical Improv Workshop with Cy Barlow
1:00 AM - 3:00 PM (PDT/MST)
CHARACTERS


Start your July with the first of our new MusicBlox workshops - Characters. Explore ways to create expressive instant characters and bring them to life through song.
Register: https://www.unscrewedtheater.org/event/musicblox-characters-2020-07-05/

Better yet, register for all four workshops right here - https://www.unscrewedtheater.org/product/musicblox-july-2020/

Limited spots available! 

 

 

 

Best of Tucson is BACK!

 

 

 

And we'd appreciate your nomination!


DEADLINE: MONDAY JULY 6TH at https://posting.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/Survey?survey=27932834

We'd be grateful if you let everyone in Tucson know how much you love Unscrewed Theater by nominating us in these categories:

 Best Theater Company

 Best Place to Take a Phoenician

 Best Place to Donate Your Time/Money

 Best Stay-at-Home Activity (Unscrewed House Party)

 Best Fun for the Whole Family

 BEST COMEDY NIGHT

 Best Comedian (YOUR favorite Unscrewed Theater funnyperson)

Start with these 7, and add at least 13 more of your favorite local businesses to complete your form.

THANKS in advance!

 

 

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Tucson Improv Movement Upcoming Shows and Classes

 

From: Tucson Improv Movement <justin@tucsonimprov.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:29 AM
Subject: The Yes And News 7/2/20

 


As we move into July, COVID cases are up, and we are shutting down again.  TIM officially falls in the category of places that were put on hold by the Governor through the end of July.  With that, we here at TIM are taking this time to pause and figure out next steps in continuing our organization.  Keeping a business going that hasn't opened in four months has been a challenge.  While we are in a good place we do need to take some time to re-conceptualize the next six months.

With that we have three things on the docket for this weekend.

  • An Improvised Vacation Show - Friday night at 7pm on our Facebook Live.  While most vacations are out the window this year, we wanted to give you a silly glimpse into vacation fun.  This show will feature a large number of TIM performers bringing a vacation to life.
  • Discussing Improv: An Afternoon Constitutional wraps up its last show of the first season on Sunday, with Harrison Brookie from South Carolina.  After that production will go on hiatus until season two.
  • Sketch 201 Digital Edition starts on Sunday!  Calling all students who completed Sketch 101, this class will take you through all of the different genre's of sketch writing.  Register today!

After we finish up this weekend, TIM will be taking a two week holiday from our regularly scheduled activities.  We will be taking a few weeks off from producing Digital Edition shows, the day to day social media posts will go on hold, and we are going to take some time to figure out next steps. Thank you for the continue support, and we are excited to see you on the other side!




Last but not least, please nominate us in the Tucson Weekly's Best Of awards

Here are some suggestions:  

  • Best Comedy Night all the way on page 11, it's our main category.  
  • Friends of Make Pretends anywhere there is a kids category.  
  • Best Annual Festival nominate Cactus Flower Comedy Festival, our all female gender non-binary event.  Over the past 4 years it has grown into something we are really proud of.
  • Best Comedian any TIMproviser that you love!

Upcoming Shows

 

 

 

 

Friday Night

7/3 @ 7:00pm - An Improvised Vacation
 

Sunday Morning

11:00 am - Discussing Improv: An Afternoon Constitutional
7/5 - With Harrison Brookie from Alchemy Comedy in South Carolina discussing Comedy in a Mid-sized City

 

 

 

 

Support TIM: Digital Edition Show Tickets

 

 

 

Upcoming Classes

 

 

 

 

Improv Comedy 

Coming Soon!
 

Stand Up Comedy 

101 - Sunday, August 9th with Mo Urban (Digital Edition)
 

Sketch Comedy 

201 - Sunday, July 5th with Daniel Kirby (Digital Edition)

 

 

 

 

Register for Class Now

 

 

 

 

Sketch Writing 201 (Digital Edition)

Sunday, July 5th with Daniel Kirby

Take your writing to the next level with skills like: character sketches, runners, blackouts, parody and satire. Students will also learn the basics of the writer's room including: pitching premises, beating out scenes, table reads and group revision. Collaborate with funny people and create sketch comedy the TIM way!
 

(Pre-requisite: SKETCH 101)
 

This will be a Digital Correspondence version of the class. Students will get one content module per week with reading and exercises to complete. They will receive weekly feedback from the instructor via email, and also there will be an optional once per week digital office hours (Wednesdays 6-7pm) where students can join a video conference call to chat with their instructor and classmates about questions they have on the course material.

 

 

 

Register for Sketch Writing 201 Today!

 

 

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IFA ZOOM Meeting June 2 - Chris Deckard

 

From: Independent Film Arizona <GenieJoseph9@gmail.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 9:05 PM
Subject: IFA ZOOM Meeting June 2 - Chris Deckard

 

Independent Film Arizona

Tucson

 

 

IFA July Meeting on ZOOM!

 Finding the Rhythm -
A Conversation with Lewis Erskine


Time: Tuesday, July 7, 2020  - 06:00 PM Arizona Time

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82201750950

Meeting ID: 822 0175 0950
Tuesday - July 7 from 6-7:00 PM

SPECIAL MEETING!!

Finding The Rhythm -- An Insightful Conversation with 
Lewis Erskine, ACE Editor of the Documentary


Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival
Available on Netflix

Watch the Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34r017yYNa0

Lewis Erskine, ACE is an award-winning editor of 30 documentaries including Freedom Riders, Free Angela and All Political Prisoners, and most recently, Miles Davis: The Birth of Cool. He likes to say he was born Negro in New York City and grew up Black in America. One of his first jobs was mixing sound for clubs, concerts, and records (yes, vinyl records).


For him, being paid to edit is like being paid to have fun. He has been having this fun since 1985. This workshop will unpack how Erskine as an editor for over 25 years has shaped the many documentaries he has worked on. The class will also delve into the process of working with directors in shaping a story into a documentary.

Watch this brilliantly edited, amazing Documentary on Netflix for FREE

https://www.netflix.com/title/80227122

Lewis Erskine --
teaches at New York University Film School in the Department of Undergraduate Film and Television at the Tisch School of the Arts.
The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2019 and earned a nomination at the NAACP's 2020 Image Awards for outstanding documentary film. It premiered on TV on PBS' "American Masters"

Watch this movie before this meeting -- if possible.  It is a MASTERPIECE of the art of editing and storytelling.  And find out how a MASTER creates a sense of SWING and RHYTHM before your eyes and ears!  

He's awesome --
don't miss this chance to learn from the best!

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Great news!

IFA Launches FREE
ONLINE FILM SCHOOL


Free to everyone
during the Corona Crisis!

This online film school is based on a University Media course and was created by
Genie Joseph & Jason Stagnitto.

In-depth, study at your own pace, choose your area of focus. 
All aspects of indie filmmaking are covered. 
Feel free to share with friends.

Go to:


www.IFAMediaDirectory.com/film-school

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Here's what M.A.S.H.
Has to say about the Corona Virus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Mao3OzWw9I&feature=youtu.be

Please stay healthy and safe and consume plenty of media entertainment!

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JOIN IFA TODAY!!!

Help us continue to offer FREE educational events and workshops

go to:

IFAMediaDirectory.com


Click: JOIN TODAY

$25 yearly dues
keeps the lights on!


Thank you

https://www.ifamediadirectory.com/join

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COME MEET & GREET YOUR FELLOW FILMMAKERS

Join IFA for $25! for the year! 
Go to IFAMediaDirectory.com
 Many benefits!



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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Listen to IFA board members on Mark Bishop's Radio X

https://businessradiox.com/podcast/tucsonbusinessradio/tmb-e28-ifa-board-members-others-discuss-filming-in-tucson/

Can't wait to see everyone in person as soon as it is safe and sane to do so!





 

 

We look forward to seeing you at the next IFA Event!

 


 

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Wednesday, July 01, 2020

CORRECTION: The Bennett TheatreLab & Conservatory Now Registering for our Summer Term

 

From: philipgbennett@yahoo.com <philipgbennett@yahoo.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:36 PM
Subject: Descriptive Ad - Foundation Summer Course with Pic. 6.30.20

 

Corrected email address…

The Bennett TheatreLab & Conservatory

Now Registering for our Summer Term:  July 25 – August 31, 2020

www.BennettTheatreLab.com  ***  Email: TheatreLab@yahoo.com

520-468-1664

*****Online Classes Include FREE private coaching*****

Have you wondered what are the secrets of great performing artists, and how you could work toward becoming one yourself?

In our Technique I, II, and III classes, you will experience the foundation of what Stanislavsky considered his ‘greatest discovery’ after 40 years of research: Psychophysical Action and Active Analysis (The "secret" deemed by all great actors to produce organic behavior & spontaneity in performance). Master Teacher, Director, Author (Experiencing Stanislavsky Today) Philip G. Bennett, will share with you what he has found to be the most successful acting techniques from his 50 years of teaching the System. You will learn: Focus & Concentration through Yoga based Meditation; Psychophysical Conditioning Exercises that unite the mind and body and release spontaneous emotions; all 89 Elements of the Stanislavsky System based on Physical Action; Short and Long-Form Dramatic Improvisation tools (Etudes) used with ‘Active Analysis through Physical Actions,’ and applied to the interpretation of a text; Monologue & Scene Study...just to name a few. Students who show proficiency take part in public Showcases of selected Scenes and Full-Length Plays.

Foundational Technique I & II

Saturday Afternoons: 12:00pm-3:00pm

Rehearsal Performance Technique II & III
Monday Evenings: 6:30pm-9:30pm

 

NOW REGISTERING – 520-468-1664

www.BennettTheatreLab.com

TheatreLab@yahoo.com

 

(YouTube Channel - Bennett TheatreLab:  FREE Video Textbook – The Living Actor)

(Private Coaching Applies to all Registered Students)

 

 

 

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The Bennett TheatreLab & Conservatory Now Registering for our Summer Term

 

From: philipgbennett@yahoo.com <philipgbennett@yahoo.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:13 PM
Subject: Descriptive Ad - Foundation Summer Course with Pic. 6.30.20

 

The Bennett TheatreLab & Conservatory

Now Registering for our Summer Term:  July 25 – August 31, 2020

www.BennettTheatreLab.com   --   520-468-1664  --  www.TheatreLab.com

*****Online Classes Include FREE private coaching*****

Have you wondered what are the secrets of great performing artists, and how you could work toward becoming one yourself?

In our Technique I, II, and III classes, you will experience the foundation of what Stanislavsky considered his ‘greatest discovery’ after 40 years of research: Psychophysical Action and Active Analysis (The "secret" deemed by all great actors to produce organic behavior & spontaneity in performance). Master Teacher, Director, Author (Experiencing Stanislavsky Today) Philip G. Bennett, will share with you what he has found to be the most successful acting techniques from his 50 years of teaching the System. You will learn: Focus & Concentration through Yoga based Meditation; Psychophysical Conditioning Exercises that unite the mind and body and release spontaneous emotions; all 89 Elements of the Stanislavsky System based on Physical Action; Short and Long-Form Dramatic Improvisation tools (Etudes) used with ‘Active Analysis through Physical Actions,’ and applied to the interpretation of a text; Monologue & Scene Study...just to name a few. Students who show proficiency take part in public Showcases of selected Scenes and Full-Length Plays.

Foundational Technique I & II

Saturday Afternoons: 12:00pm-3:00pm

Rehearsal Performance Technique II & III
Monday Evenings: 6:30pm-9:30pm

 

NOW REGISTERING – 520-468-1664

www.TheatreLab.com

(YouTube Channel - Bennett TheatreLab:  FREE Video Textbook – The Living Actor)

(Private Coaching Applies to all Registered Students)

 

 

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Winding Road Theater Ensemble Now Playing: The Education of Jenna

 

From: Winding Road Theater Ensemble <windingroadte@gmail.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:28 PM
Subject: Now Playing: The Education of Jenna

 

 

The Education of Jenna by Mike Solomonson, starring Dawn McMillan, Denise Blum and Lena Quach.

 

 

Winding Road Theater Ensemble presents our second annual 
ten minute play festival: 
Eight 10s in Tucson Online!


Eight 10s in Tucson Online is now playing on Winding Road's YouTube channel! These eight original scripts were chosen from hundreds of blind submissions from playwrights all over the U.S., vetted and curated to assemble an eclectic collection of comedies and dramas on myriad themes pertinent to our lives. We'll be rolling out a new play every few days until all eight are live. Producing the festival online gives us the opportunity to share our work with the world at large, so please share our link, far and wide!

Our sixth installment is The Education of Jenna, by Mike Solomonson.
When 16 year old Jenna turns to her stepmother for instruction on intimacy issues, her straight-laced mother objects. Assumptions made along the way lead to some surprising conclusions. The Education of Jenna is directed by Molly Lyons and stars Dawn McMillan, along with Ensemble Members Denise Blum and Lena Quach.  Watch the entire festival on our Eight 10s Online playlist, on YouTube!

After cancelling the planned live production of Eight 10s in Tucson this spring, Winding Road artists-actors, directors, and technicians-worked remotely to create this festival of eight short plays, rehearsed and filmed live via video conferencing. Eight 10s Online is being presented without cost to the viewer. We hope that you'll click on our donation button and support Winding Road. While theaters are closed, our only income is via donations from friends who miss the experience of sitting in the dark, sharing a moment of discovery with strangers.

Please share this link to our online festival with your friends, wherever they may live, and help keep the arts alive!

 

 

 

Support Winding Road

 

 

 

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Borderlands Theater: presents Masks Alive! and more...

 

From: Borderlands Theater <info@borderlandstheater.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:01 AM
Subject: NEW Events in JULY!

 

Lunadas, Mask Alive, Writing Workshops and more.

 

 

 

Masks Alive!

Final Performance of the Summer

 

 

 

 

Episode Two of Mask Alive! with Host, Veronica and Zarco as "El Viejito"

 

 

Watch Episode Three of Mask Alive! 3-Part Series, Wednesday JULY 8th

 

 

STREAMED LIVE on Borderlands' Facebook and YouTube Access links to both pages HERE!

 

Wednesday July 8th @12:00pm

 

 

Zarco Guerrero returns for the final episode of his series where he brings his masks to life! He uses elements of mask making from all over the world to tell us stories beautiful, compelling, healing, short-stories through characters like "Vato Poeta" and "el Viejito" 

 

Episodes One and Two in the Masks Alive! Series can still be streamed on Borderland's YouTube Channel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Writing Home" Creative Writing Workshop

Borderlands Theater is excited to announce a new online workshop for undocumented and formerly undocumented individuals. Facilitated by nationally acclaimed poet and public speaker, Yosimar Reyes. Author of For Colored Boys Who Speak Softly, Reyes is a LAMBDA Literary Fellow as well as the recipient of the Undocupoets Fellowship. Reyes previously served as Artist-in-Residence at the media and culture organization, Define American. Read the full workshop description and apply here.

 

 

LUNADA

New Moon Virtual Literary Lounge

Presented By

Galería de la Raza & Borderlands Theater

CONTINUES THROUGH 2020

 

 

 

 

Monday July 20th, 2020 @ 6pm PST

Featuring:

Carmen Tafolla & Ariana Brown

For biographies and more information about the

Virtual Lunda Series, visit our webpage.

 

 

Carmen Tafolla

 

Ariana Brown

 

 

 

View June Lunada Featuring Marga Gomez and Jesús Valles Below

 

 

Lunada New Moon Virtual Literary Lounge June 2020

 

 

 

 

We need your POETRY!

 

We would like to get a virtual open mic going for the LUNADA series. Apart from the featured poets, we want to also give space to "open mic" participants. Send us a video of yourself reciting your original poetry (3 minutes max) and you could be part of an upcoming Lunada. Feel free to get creative with your background, make up, clothing... or just keep it clean and simple. We are looking to fill 30 open mic slots (5 per event) for the entire series.

 

Submission Tips:

1.  Good lighting and audio goes a long way.

2.  Keep in mind Lunadas are a community ritual for soul healing through poetry.

 

Send a link (YouTube, Vimeo) or your video file to veronica@borderlandstheater.org by June 12 to be considered for the Lunada dates.

 

 

 

Call for Scripts for INGENIO 2020

Milagro Theatre of Portland is seeking un-produced scripts for it's fourth annual INGENIO 2020 festival. Through INGENIO, Milagro Theater seeks to create a space where Latino/a/x playwrights of all races can develop their plays in a safe, supportive environment with mentors and artists to whom they can relate. INGENIO serves as an intrinsic step in the creation of new full-length theatrical works. Rehearsals and workshops culminate in readings and feedback sessions with audiences of theatre professionals and members of the public. 

 

For more details and application guidelines click here.

 

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