Sunday, June 26, 2016

The Rogue Theatre and Artifact Dance Project present Tales of the Jazz Age

Tales of the Jazz Age

by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted for the stage by Cynthia Meier

 

A Co-Production of The Rogue Theatre and Artifact Dance Project

Directed by Cynthia Meier

 

 

Date: July 14-24, 2016

 

The Rogue Theatre

300 E. University Blvd, Suite 150

Tucson, AZ 85705-8033

 

Tickets and info:

Phone: (520) 551-2053

Email: ticket@theroguetheatre.org

Website: http://TheRogueTheatre.org

 

 

Romance and disillusion in the atmosphere of a 1920s dance. Jim Powell is a listless lad, a “Jelly Bean.”  His diffused potential brings him to a party one night where he is entranced by a beautiful gambling woman.

 

 

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Applications for the 2017 TUCSON FRINGE FESTIVAL will open on July 1st

 

From: Maryann Green [mailto:mkfgreen@gmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2016 8:41 AM
Subject: Theater announcement

 

Applications for the 2017 TUCSON FRINGE FESTIVAL will open on July 1st and stay open til September 1st. The Fringe Festival is an un-juried, uncensored, low risk way to produce original works of performing art in a unique festival environment.

 

For more information about how the Fringe Festival works or to apply, follow us on Facebook and Twitter and be sure to check out tucsonfringe.org



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"FREEDOM LEAGUE" IS OUT OF THIS WORLD

By Chuck Graham, TucsonStage.com

 

Todd Thompson gets to wear the costume of Zagoor, King of the Wrebulons.

Super-heroes are all over the place at Gaslight Theater, just like they are at your local movieplex. Only, at Gaslight, they are real people. Sort of like super-heroes unplugged.

Special effects (not to be confused with digital effects) have always been an imaginative specialty at the Gaslight. Ocean waves, volcanoes erupting sheets of on-rushing lava, spacecraft soaring over your head, arrows and knives that seem to fly across the stage and stick in a wall, tons of stuff like that.

Just opened, “The Freedom League” seems to have an extra dose of special effects, which does add to the fun. I mean, we already know there's no such thing as a super-hero, right?

None the less, Mega Man, Lady Liberty and the Streak get into some genuinely sticky situations and make a convincing case that sometimes extreme crises will call for extreme solutions.

For example, with Doom impending, the only chance our Super-friends have for survival will be if they can make time go backwards. Not a problem. The Streak leaps into low orbit around Earth, running really fast in the opposite direction of the globe's rotation.

Works every time.

All the Gaslight shows are double cast. The performance I attended had Jake Coffin looking very believable as the red-and-gold clad Streak. Mike Yarema with that cute little Superman curl on his forehead becomes Mega Man, disguised by day as mild mannered news reporter Brent Baker.

They are joined by Cait Rudd as bold Lady Liberty, whose daytime disguise is the strait-laced business secretary Alexis Archer. Clearly a fan of traditional superherodom, this Lady wears powerful bracelets ala Wonder Woman to shield herself from all incoming projectiles.

But really, the actors who get to wear the coolest costume are Todd Thompson, Charlie Hall and Eric Du to play the fearsome alien warrior Zagoor, King of the Wrebulons. Thompson had the honors when I was there.

Zagoor is perpetually angry, determined to destroy Earth and all that, so he flaunts a fearsome leather-clad Viking look, topped off with a helmet that has two massive sets of horns. Magnificent.

By intermission the sides supporting good and evil are clearly drawn, the battle lines laid out and the song list ready. This will be a proud moment for “Truth, Justice and the American Way,” set to a romping rock 'n' roll beat.

Some song titles that might come to mind hearing these Gaslight renditions are “Hey Hey, We're the Monkees,” “It's Not Unusual,” “You're No Good,” “Dancing Queen” and “One Fine Day.”

But do not miss the Star Seekin' Olio, either. Dave Orley is back with his brilliant take on Ed McMahon, his booming laugh and commentary, as the host of a singing contest. Audience applause decides the winner, with an official volume meter measuring the response to each contestant.

On the bill are such names from the 1980s as Cindy Lauper, Boy George and Madonna. Ed is also passing out some ear candy jokes.

“At the beach today, a sad story when the lifeguard wasn't able to save a hippie from drowning. The lifeguard tried to save him, but the hippie was just too far out.”

“Did you hear that Star Wars has a restaurant now? I went there the other day and ordered a Wookie steak. I thought it tasted chewy.”

“The Freedom League” runs through August 28, with performances at various times Tuesdays through Sundays at the Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. Tickets (plus tax) are $18.95 adult; $16.95 students, seniors and military;$8.95 children age 2-12. For details and reservations, 520-886-9428, www.thegaslighttheatre.com

 

Friday, June 24, 2016

Borderlands Theater: Partake in our shadow puppetry build

 

From: Borderlands Theater [mailto:info@borderlandstheater.org]
Sent: Friday, June 24, 2016 10:04 AM
Subject: Join the Creative Process & Summer Updates

 

Borderlands Theater

Partake in our shadow puppetry build 

for

Sonoran Shadows!

 

 

In line with Borderlands Theater's recent efforts to have community participate in theater making, we invite Tucsonans, young and old, to help us in the making of Sonoran Shadows - a shadow puppetry play adapted from Patricia Preciado Martin's El Milagro and Other Stories. Sonoran Shadows will have a workshop production this fall. Volunteers will assist with the cutting of cardboard puppets and backdrops designed by art director and local artist Cristina Cardenas.

 

Join us!

Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm and Sundays 2-6pm

You may sign up based on your availability.

 

NOTE: No build session this Sunday, June 26

 

La Pilita Museum

420 S Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

Plenty of parking in front of Carillo Elementary School.

 

Participants must be 16 years of age and older.

 

 For more information and to Sign Up email marc@borderlandstheater.org

 

Come have fun with us!

 

 

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Arts Express presents South Pacific

 

From: Arts Express [mailto:info@arts-express.org]
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2016 8:00 PM
Subject: South Pacific - Some Enchanting Entertainment!

 

 

 

Arts Express

Presents

 

South Pacific

Music by RICHARD RODGERS Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II
Book by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II and JOSHUA LOGAN
Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener

 

 


CATHY SIMON
DIRECTOR

MIKE PADILLA
MUSIC DIRECTOR

TIM WARREN
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR


Performed by a
talented cast
of Arts America Students!

SOUTH PACIFIC

On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission.

 

June 28th & 29th
at 7:00 pm

& June 30th at 2:00 pm


Crowder Hall

1017 N. Olive Rd.    Tucson, AZ 85719

 

  All tickets $10  
GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

 

 (520)319-0400
www.arts-express.org

 

 

 

Looking for a way to celebrate the 4th of July?

LET FREEDOM SING!

A musical celebration of our nation's birthday!
July 4th at 3:00pm
 Centennial Hall  -  1020 E University Blvd
Tickets Available Now!

 

 

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Bloemfontein Children's Choir of South Africa coming to Tucson

 

From: ckmrdodge@comcast.net [mailto:ckmrdodge@comcast.net]
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2016 2:05 PM
Subject: Resend of press releases

 

BLOEMFONTEIN CHILDREN'S CHOIR OF SOUTH AFRICA

 

The Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus will perform with the Bloemfontein Children's Choir of South Africa in a joint concert on Friday, July 1, 2016 at 7:30pm. The concert will take place at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 1200 N. Campbell Avenue (one block north of Speedway) in Tucson, AZ. Admission to the concert is FREE for all ages.

 

The Bloemfontein Children's Choir repertoire will include a typically South African dance "The Rieldans" as well as 'Hae na mariki', a traditional Zulu song. The Bloemfontein Children's Choir is an amateur children's choir consisting of boys and girls from Bloemfontein and surrounding areas, South Africa. Founded by Dr Huibrie Verster in 1987 as the 15t Multi-Racial Children's Choir in South Africa, this amateur choir consists of over 60 children between 8 and 17 years old. The choir has an international reputation and has worked with and performed under the baton of world famous conductors.

 

Under the direction of Dr. Julian Ackerley, the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus continues its reciprocal hosting of choruses from around the globe. The chorus performed in South Africa in 2004. Since 1939, the Tucson Boys Chorus has served almost 10,000 choristers from across Southern Arizona who learn music, leadership, teamwork, self-discipline and community service.


 

Photo Opportunity

Fri July 1        Rehearsal 5pm to 730pm   Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

For More Info: Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus, (520) 296-6277 or www.boyschorus.org

 

 

If you know of a boy age 6-12 who would like to join the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus, contact the chorus office (520) 296-6277. Founded in 1939, the Boys Chorus is in its 77th continuous year. Under the leadership of longtime director Dr. Julian Ackerley, the boys travel throughout United States and around the world and share the spirit and vitality of the American southwest through music and cultural exchanges. The Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus is dedicated to providing boys in the chorus an enriched educational experience through the study and performance of choral music. The Chorus endeavors to impart musical, social and leadership skills that build self-esteem and have a sustaining impact on its members. Representing and serving the community as an artistic and cultural resource are fundamental to the Chorus mission.

 

ACKERLEY ADVERTISING 445 South Alvernon Way Tucson AZ 85711 (520)-546-9707 www.AckerleyAdvertising.com

 

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Khris Dodge Entertainment presents TO ELLA, WITH LOVE

 

 

From: ckmrdodge@comcast.net
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2016 2:05 PM
Subject:

 

To Ella, with love comes to quail creek friday, june 24

Tucson's own Crystal Stark stars in tribute to Ella Fitzgerald

 

TUCSON, AZ – Powerhouse performer Crystal Stark will take the stage at Quail Creek Country Club this Friday, June 24 at 7:00 pm in a salute to First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald.

 

The show, produced by Khris Dodge Entertainment, pays homage to Fitzgerald and features some of her most iconic works, but Crystal's approach to the music is what sets this show apart from other Ella Fitzgerald tributes. "Crystal spent countless hours listening to and studying Ella," says music director and co-creator Khris Dodge. "She does so much more than sing the same songs that Ella did. She listens for inflection, tone, and delivery…and performs them in a very Ella-like manner. When Crystal scats, she channels Ella and it comes through."

 

To Ella, with Love features beloved songs, including: A-Tisket, A-Tasket; Summertime; Mac the Knife; Blue Skies; How High the Moon; Embraceable You; and I Got Rhythm. Crystal will be joined on stage by Khris Dodge (piano), Rick Shosie (bass), Fred Hayes (drums), and Rylande Dodge (percussion).

 

Tickets for To Ella with Love are $20 and are available by calling 520-393-5822. The Quail Creek Country Club is located at 2055 E. Quail Crossing Blvd., Green Valley.

 

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Audition Technique Course at The Studio for Actors

 

From: The Studio For Actors <acting-courses@the-studio-for-actors.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2016 1:46 PM
Subject: Announcement: Audition Technique Course at The Studio for Actors

 

Audition Technique

Script Breakdown

This is the foundation course for learning the important building blocks to great performance.  You'll learn how to break down the script, how to analyze the character, how to play him/her, and most importantly how to mark the script in order to give a really great audition.  Throughout the course, you'll have two or three auditions, and you'll be given lots of information about how to handle the important few minutes before each audition.  This course is not just about auditioning - it's also a great acting class.

6 consecutive Monday nights
6:30pm-8:30pm
Start on any Monday (but you should call first to sign up).
$50 per week

Call Anna Risley at (520) 881-2363 for more information or to sign up.

Don't worry if you have to miss one or even two classes during the series of six. We can easily book a private make-up session outside of the evening class, scheduled Monday through Saturday at 12:00 or 1:00.  This course can also be taken as a series of private sessions, offered during the daytime, evenings, or on Saturdays, usually taken one session per week.


Also being offered:
Comedy Improv
Radio/TV Voiceover Seminar

Each of these classes is taught by Anna Risley at her Studio (The Studio for Actors), located on 6th Street, just off 4th Avenue.  Anna has 30 years of experience in film, television, voiceover, and stage acting.  To check out her resume, please visit http://www.the-studio-for-actors.com , or call her at (520) 881-2363 to sign up.

 

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The Gaslight Music Hall: Beach Blanket Be-Bop opening next week!

 

From: Heather.Gaslight@gmail.com
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2016 10:04 AM
Subject: Beach Blanket Be-Bop opening next week!

 

 

OPENING THIS THURSDAY, JUNE 30!
Beach Blanket Be-Bop at The Gaslight Music Hall!

Surf's Up! Grab your board and hang ten over to the Gaslight Music Hall for "Beach Blanket Be-Bop," a fun-filled musical comedy revue. This family-friendly frolic is chock full of beach bunnies, surf songs, and corny jokes galore! Come on a "Surfin' Safari" with our talented cast of singer/actors and a five-piece band as they belt out beachy favorites like "Summertime Blues," "Under The Boardwalk," "Help Me Rhonda" and many more. Catch a wave to the Gaslight Music Hall every Thursday for some air-conditioned family fun!

 

 

 

 

Surf's up all summer long!

 

 

Beach Blanket Be-Bop!
Thursdays at 7PM ALL SUMMER!

The Gaslight Music Hall!
13005 N Oracle Rd in Oro Valley

(520) 529-1000
www.gaslightmusichall.com

 

 

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Introducing The Performing Arts Coalition at ZUZI! - PACZ

 

From: Zuzi Dance [mailto:zuzisphere@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2016 1:31 PM
Subject: ZUZI PACZ

 

Greetings

 

The fall is upon us and ZUZI! is looking for artists of all genres to become a member of the Performing Arts Coalition.

 

ZUZI! is seeking groups involved in theater, dance, or circus as well as other performing artists to band together and create a shared home nestled in the upper 4th Avenue District. ZUZI! Theater is a 135-seat theater at The Historic Y.


As downtown Tucson continues to develop, so must performing artists develop new strategies to reach their audiences.  The hope is that by bringing other small groups together we can create a hub of theater, dance, and performing arts. Thus was born The Performing Arts Coalition at ZUZI! or PACZ.

 

"We want to see other performing arts and companies have a home," says ZUZI! Dance Co-founder, Nanette Robinson, "with a dedicated, year-round rehearsal space with each organization or individual artist, bringing its own team of performers, artists and dancers and their own mission and style to the PACZ stage."

 

 The formation of PACZ will give fledgling organizations the opportunity to have a home in which to produce. Although ZUZI!'s focus is dance and somatic healing practices, part of their goal is to provide opportunities and resources for individuals to discover and confidently navigate their creative paths. Shawn Burke, owner of The Historic Y where PACZ is housed, endorses this new direction. "My vision," explains Burke, "has been to build upon the  dynamic, progressive, and creative atmosphere that ZUZI! originally brought when it opened for business here in 1999.  The new Performance Arts Coalition is the perfect addition." 

 

If you would like to find out more regarding this great opportunity please contact us.

 

We thank you for your time and attention and hope to see you around the studio or at a show!

 

Please contact Nanette at 520-629-0237 or email zuzisphere@gmail.com for more information!

 

 

ZUZI! Dance
738 North 5th Avenue
In The Historic Y
Tucson, AZ 85705
520-629-0237
http://zuzimoveit.org

 

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TIM Comedy Theater this weekend

 

From: Tucson Improv Movement <justin@tucsonimprov.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2016 7:00 AM
Subject: Funny on 4th: Last Chance at Hip Hop

 

TIM Comedy Theater
http://www.tucsonimprov.com/

 

Last Chance to Catch the Critically Acclaimed Third Beats


Have you seen TIM Comedy Theater's newest show?  Our hugely popular Hip Hop Improv Team is taking the Tucson Comedy Scene by storm!  Don't miss out on your last chance to catch this super fun show.

Ever wonder what would happen if hip hop rapping and improv comedy got married?  The answer is Third Beats! Our improvisors will create a show based off one audience suggestion and supplement the scenes with beat boxing and free style rapping.  Come out for the coolest night of comedy this summer at TIM!

 

 

This Week's Show Schedule


Friday Night
7 PM - Improv 101 Student Showcase
9 PM - The Soap Box

Saturday Night
7 PM - Improv Throwdown
9 PM - Third Beats Hip Hop Improv

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sketch Classes 
 

Sketch Classes go full throttle in July.  Our sketch writing curriculum features two levels, and focuses on the basics of writing comedy sketches.  Each course is six weeks in length.  First we look at generating comedic ideas, formulating comedic premises, the game of the sketch, and sketch revision.  We teach People to write smart two person scenes grounded in reality, and have fun doing it under the TIM Comedy Philosophy!  Are you an aspiring writer, want to write for SNL or a sitcom, just want to support your writing in general.  The join this fun collaborative comedy writing class! Register Here
 

 


Daniel, our resident sketch instructor, has been performing improv and sketch comedy since 2006 when he joined Comedy Corner at The University of Arizona. During his 3 ½ years with the group he served as Director and Producer and wrote for and performed in hundreds of weekly Sketch Comedy and Short Form Improv shows.  

Daniel's comedy philosophy is closely aligned with that of both TIM and UCB Theater. He believes in the importance of finding and playing the Game of the scene to consistently perform funny scenes and enjoys slow play based in realistic, grounded characters. Daniel believes in bringing the core concepts of the Art of Comedy into improv and strives put Comedy first in all of his work.

 

 

 

Tucson Improv Movement

329 E 7th Street

Tucson, AZ 85705

 

 

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Improv Workshops with Gary Jacobs, July 9 - 10, 2016

 

From: Kenna Josephene [mailto:verygoodmedicine@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:26 AM
Subject: Fwd: Improv Workshops: Gary Jacobs, July 9 - 10, 2016

 

____________________________

Gary Jacobs

Precipice Improv Theater

_____________________________

 

Visionary theater improv teacher Gary Jacobs is coming from the Washington, DC, area to Tucson!  He will be here July 9 - 10.

Gary Jacobs is founder of The Center for Narrative Improvisation and Precipice Improv Theater in the Washington, DC, area. He has taught improvisational theater all over the U.S. and internationally and is author of the upcoming book The Third Wave of Improv. During his 36-year career in improv, he apprenticed for 10 years with Second City director and teacher Michael Gellman, coiner of the term "long-form improv."

Gary's book The Third Wave of Improv explores these questions: Can improvisation create great theater, theater as good as the best scripted work? If so, how? It includes interviews with leading improv teachers, directors, and troupes, as well as the latest cutting-edge exercises and techniques.

In 1996, Gary founded Precipice Improv Theater, dedicated to performing only improvised plays. Upon hearing of his plans for Precipice, Gary's mother said, "This will either be the most brilliant contribution to Western Civilization since the invention of scientific one-point perspective by Filippo Brunelleschi in 1413, or theatrical suicide."

Twenty years later, Precipice Improv Theater is still improvising plays for delighted audiences.  Gary teaches the tools they've developed for keeping scenes strong and audiences engaged.

Students have this to say about his teaching:

I've studied improv with other teachers, and while it was always loads of fun, Gary's class brings us to a completely different creative level.

-- Penina Maya, improviser

Gary's classes still blow my mind after 3 years. Sheer genius.

-- Tim Ward, President, Asia Africa Operations at Intermedia Communications Training and author of What Buddha Never Taught, and Zombies on Kilimanjaro

 

Read more about Gary Jacobs and his theater company, Precipice Improv Theater, here:



TUCSON SCHEDULE


Workshop for All Actors:
July 9, 10am - 1pm, Unscrewed Theater

Workshop for Improvisers:

July 9, 2 - 5pm, Unscrewed Theater

Workshop for Everyone, Actors and Non-Actors Alike:
July 10, 3 - 6pm, Movement Culture Tucson


[course descriptions below]

 

 

Workshop for All Actors - $30
[or package price with Workshop for Improvisers, $50]

Saturday, July 9
10am - 1pm
Unscrewed Theater

3244 E Speedway Blvd

[entrance in rear]


Purchase tickets here:
http://bit.ly/GaryJTips

or purchase the package of both workshops here:
http://bit.ly/GaryJ50


Information:  Kenna 505.321.1256

Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Starting Scenes, Maintaining Excitement, and Saving Scenes in Trouble

The hardest and most exciting part of any scene is the opening. Because at the start, the improviser confronts a dizzying array of possibilities. Improvisers in this workshop will learn three sure-fire ways to start scenes, guaranteed to generate chemistry with your scene partners and grab the audience's attention. Gary Jacobs will also work with each participant to identify their unique ways of starting scenes, evaluate their effectiveness, and invite them to explore other options and possibilities.

After a scene has started, what then? How do you keep it going? One of the dirty little secrets of improv is that most scenes will stall eventually, even if you follow all the rules of good scene structure. This is why improvisers have created so many ways for transitioning to other scenes, and so many formats for keeping the scenes short. But, what if you were confident that your scenes would maintain their initial excitement until you decide on an artistically satisfying ending? In this workshop you will discover the principles that reliably produce the thrill always present in great improv. And, if the scene does stall, you will know what to do because Gary will show you four techniques for addressing this issue.

This workshop is open to any actor, regardless of experience.

 

 

Workshop for Improvisers - $30

[or package price with Workshop for All Actors, $50]

Saturday, July 9
2 - 5pm
Unscrewed Theater

3244 E Speedway Blvd

[entrance in rear]
www.unscrewedtheater.org
520.289.8076


Purchase tickets here:
http://bit.ly/GaryJPlay

or purchase the package of both workshops here:
http://bit.ly/GaryJ50


Information: Kenna 505.321.1256

The Improvised Play – A Challenge to the Improviser

Twenty-five hundred years ago, Athenians playwrights invented an art form so successful that their progeny-- the writers, directors, and actors working in theater, film, and television today-- routinely create entertainment for over seven billion people in the same form. What is the secret to this ancient form's success, and why aren't improvisers using it to gain mass appeal and possibly earn a good living doing improv?

One reason may be that it seems impossible. The essence of improv is spontaneity, while the essence of playwriting and screenwriting is planning how all the scenes and events fit together to produce carefully sequenced pay-offs for the audience.

After wrestling with this problem for 30 years, a handful of directors have begun to bridge the gap between these opposing mindsets-- spontaneity versus careful story crafting-- allowing improvisers to create scenes and plays that combine the excitement of short-form improv with the coherence and emotional payoffs of a good scripted play, TV show, or film.

This workshop illuminates the fundamental differences between short-form improv, long-form improv, and improvised plays, some of which are quite profound. You'll learn the principles and techniques to make the mental shift needed to successfully jump from one to the other. It is based in part on the research Gary Jacobs has conducted for his upcoming book, The Third Wave of Improv. You will be challenged to operate at a level of excellence comparable to the best scripted work done today, whether you do short- or long-form improv, and you will come away with the tools to meet this challenge.

 

This workshop is open to any actor with improvisation experience.

 

Workshop for Everyone - $15

Sunday, July 10
3 - 6pm
Movement Culture Tucson

435 E. 9th St [at 3rd Ave]


Register:  Kenna 505.321.1256

or pay at the door


Improvisation for the Soul

When you see actors perform, you may think that they are simply reciting lines they have learned.  In reality, successful acting requires creating each scene, and every line, from the heart.  Learn to identify the emotions you bring to each creative moment and bring them through your body to make fascinating, surprising scenes with other participants that will delight and inspire you. 

Actors and non-actors are welcome.

 

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July 2016 Discount on Comedy Improv at The Studio for Actors

 

From: The Studio For Actors [mailto:acting-courses@the-studio-for-actors.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2016 7:11 AM
Subject: Announcement: July 2016 Discount on Comedy Improv at The Studio for Actors

 

Taste of Improv Class

The Studio for Actors is now offering a "Taste of Improv Class." Here's how it works. Just come on one Wednesday night from 6:30pm-8:00pm for only $30. This class is normally $40, but for the evenings of July 13 and July 27, you can attend for $30 for one class only, and see how much you love studying improv at The Studio. So, if you've always wondered (or if you've never wondered) if you would enjoy comedy improv, this is your chance to check it out.

Call (520) 881-2363 to sign up.  To qualify for the discounted price, you must say the words "Taste of Improv Class" when you call.

* Limit one $30 class per person.

Comedy Improvisation

You don't have to be a funny person to love and get a lot out of a comedy improv class. I can make you funny. Because you have to focus in this class, you can end up taking a vacation from the stuff that goes on in your life, and there's a lot of healing with laughter. Your coach is a former Saturday Night Live cast member, and will give you the accents and the formats you can use as a "safety net." Improv is a great stress reliever and really encourages the ability to verbally communicate. So, come, play, have a ball, and enjoy releasing your own special creativity.

Also, for students of acting, improv enhances your auditions, loosens up the body, helps you think fast on your feet, introduces dialects, and sharpens your timing.4 consecutive Wednesday nights

6:30pm-8:00pm
Start on any Wednesday (but you should call first to sign up).
$40 per week
Don't worry if you have to miss one or even two of the four classes. You simply pay for the class you have to miss and then take class #5 free.  It's even possible to pay $160 at your first class, and then take your last three classes whenever you can make it. (I keep great records.)

To find out more or to sign up, please call Anna Risley at (520) 881-2363.

Also being offered at The Studio for Actors:
Radio/TV Voiceover Seminar
Audition Technique

Each of these classes is taught by Anna Risley at her Studio (The Studio for Actors), located on 6th Street, just off 4th Avenue.  Anna has 30 years of experience in film, television, voiceover, and stage acting.   To check out her resume, please visit The Studio for Actors website , or call her at (520) 881-2363 to sign up.

 

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Gaslight Theatre: Birth of Rock and Roll - Mike Yarema - 6/27 @ 7PM

 

H

 

Mike Yarema

and 

The Bad News Blues Band

Present

 

"The Birth of Rock and Roll"

 

 

June 27th

@

7:00PM

 

Willie Dixon, Big Mama Thornton, Chuck Berry , Bill Haley And More!

 

 

 

Live at the gaslight theatre on June 27 at 7PM , Join Mike Yarema and The Bad News Blues Band

for a brand new concert "The Birth of Rock and Roll". The Blues music and artists that inspired Rock and Roll. You'll here songs like; Hound Dog, Rocket 88, Rock Around the Clock, Johnny B. Goode and many more! 

 

CALL NOW !

520-886-9428

Click Below to "sit in" on the bands rehearsal of "Hound Dog"!

 

 


 


UPCOMING CONCERTS

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  • Birth of Rock and Roll - Mike Yarema - 6/27/16 at 7PM
  • Take it Easy - Eagles​ - Walker Foard - 7/4/16 at 4PM
  • Good Rockin Live - 7/11/16 at 7PM
  • The Ackermanns - 7/18/2016 at 3PM & 7PM
  • Desert Divas - 60's Summer of Love - 7/25/2016 at 7PM
  • The Beatles music of Paul MacCartney - Mike Yarema - 8/1/2016 at 7PM

 

 

 

July 2016 Radio/TV Voiceover Seminar at The Studio for Actors

 

From: The Studio For Actors [mailto:acting-courses@the-studio-for-actors.com]
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 10:45 AM
Subject: Announcement: July 2016 Radio/TV Voiceover Seminar at The Studio for Actors

 

Radio and TV Voiceover Seminar

There is a lot of voice work here in Arizona, and if you're interested in how to get it and how this end of the business works - then this is the seminar for you.  We'll work with scripts and you'll receive a great deal of personal attention.

Choose from one of the following dates:

  • Saturday July 2, 1:00pm-2:30pm
    - OR -
  • Thursday July 7, 6:30pm-8:00pm
    - OR -
  • Saturday July 9, 1:00pm-2:30pm
    - OR -
  • Thursday July 14, 6:30pm-8:00pm
    - OR -
  • Saturday July 16, 1:00pm-2:30pm
    - OR -
  • Thursday July 21, 6:30pm-8:00pm
    - OR -
  • Saturday July 23, 1:00pm-2:30pm
    - OR -
  • Thursday July 28, 6:30pm-8:00pm
    - OR -
  • Saturday July 30, 1:00pm-2:30pm

The cost is $65 per person for the seminar.  Class size is limited to six.  To attend this seminar, you must sign up by calling Anna Risley at (520) 881-2363. 

Also being offered at The Studio for Actors:
Comedy Improv
Audition Technique

Each of these classes is taught by Anna Risley, B.A. at her Studio (The Studio for Actors), located on 6th Street, just off 4th Avenue.  Anna has 30 years of experience in film, television, voiceover, and stage acting.  To check out her resume, please visit The Studio for Actors website , or call her at (520) 881-2363 to sign up.

 

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Take it Easy - A Salute to The Eagles at the Gaslight

 

From: Heather.Gaslight@gmail.com
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 9:15 AM
Subject: Take it Easy - A Salute to The Eagles

 

 

 

 

Two chances to see Take It Easy - A Salute The Eagles!

This Eagles concert takes you on a musical ride through The Eagles long and game-changing career!  From the frenetic rock of "Life In The Fastlane,"  to the rich, dynamic harmonies of "Desperado," "Tequilla Sunrise," and "Lyin' Eyes." You'll hear Eagles vocals and guitar work done with authenticity and respect... Including the iconic guitar solos of "Hotel California!"  The Eagles Greatest Hits (1971-1975) album was the BEST SELLING ALBUM of the 20th century in the US.  This amazing tribute will remind you of the reason why!

 

 

 

 

Monday, July 4, 4PM

The Gaslight Theatre
7010 E. Broadway Blvd.
www.thegaslighttheatre.com
#520-886-9428

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, July 16, 7PM

The Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley
13005 N. Oracle Road
www.gaslightmusichall.com
#520-529-1000

 

 

 

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