Monday, October 31, 2011

Tucson: November IFASA Meeting

 

From: robericmedia@gmail.com
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2011 7:27 PM
Subject: [IFASA] November Member Meeting reminder.

 

 

There are two more IFASA meetings left this year.

Why would you want to go to a IFASA meeting?

So far we've had speakers lecture on editing, music, speech for the actor, holding auditions, DSLR, News Media, film distribution, marketing, master acting techniques, and much, much more.

There have been prizes and gifts, and folks have gotten gigs, met important new contacts and and been cast right at an IFASA meeting.

All free and open to the public. 

Some good reasons? Another great lineup scheduled for this meeting.
The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 6:30 pm at the:

Midtown Ward Six City Offices Main Meeting Room

3202 East 1st Street

Tucson, Arizona


The meetings are FREE and open to the public.

This is also our election meeting, so come ready to vote for your candidates for the board of directors.

More details on speakers to come soon.

DON'T MISS IT.

--
Eric Schumacher
Co-Managing Member
RobEric MEDIA, LLC
Managing Partner
Snap Bang Media, LLC
& 2011 President of the Board of Directors
Independent Film Association of Southern Arizona
www.filmarizona.org
Email:  president@filmarizona.org

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Tucson: Due to popular demand, LTW adds performance to THE FOREIGNER!

 

From: Christopher Johnson [mailto:rumspringaandcoke@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2011 3:45 PM
Subject: Due to popular demand, LTW adds performance to THE FOREIGNER!

 

With what looks to be a sold-out run of it's smash-hit comedy THE FOREIGNER, Live Theatre Workshop is adding a performance to it's schedule on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7:30 PM. Tickets $15-$18 with discounts available. Call 327-4242 for reservations and information.

 

Live Theatre Workshop Proudly Presents

THE FOREIGNER

By Larry Shue

Directed by Chris Wilken

Featuring Patrick Burke, Ryan Butler, Roxanne Harley, Paul Matlock, Cisi Olivar, Rick Shipman and Nick Trice

October 8 - November 13, 2011

Preview Performances: October 6 and 7 at 7:30 PM

Opening Night Performance: Saturday, October 8 at 7:30 PM

Performances: Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 PM with Sunday Matinees at 3:00 PM

Preview Tickets: $12 | Regular Tickets: $18 with discounts available

To make your reservation call (520) 327-4242

For more information go to www.livetheatreworkshop.org

LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP - 5317 E. Speedway | Tucson, AZ 85712

Located on the North side of Speedway between Rosemont and Craycroft

Produced by Special Arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

 

ABOUT THE PLAY

What does a shy Englishman in search of rest do when he visits a fishing lodge in Georgia? In Larry Shue’s hilarious farce, Charlie Baker, a proof reader by day and a boring husband by night, adopts the persona of a foreigner who doesn’t understand English. When others begin to speak freely around him, he not only becomes privy to secrets both dangerous and frivolous, he also discovers an adventurous extrovert within himself.

 

"I laughed start to finish at one comic surprise after another."

-The New Yorker

 

"…a constant invitation to relax and laugh at the foolishness of life…"

-Village Voice

 

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT

Larry Shue was the author of THE NERD, which ran successfully on Broadway with a National Tour and many productions overseas. His play WENCESLAS SQUARE was performed Off-Broadway at the New York Shakespeare Festival. WENCESLAS SQUARE is part of "Best Play of 1987-1988," published by Dodd, Mead and Company. He also wrote THE FOREIGNER, which, following a record-breaking run of seven hundred performances at New York’s Astor Place Theatre, was produced successfully internationally. New Orleans born, Kansas-raised, Larry Shue was a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan U. and the Harlequin Dinner Theatre in Washington. He joined Milwaukee Rep in 1977, appearing in a wide variety of productions. He created roles in works by Amlin Gray, Andrew Johns, Tom Cole, himself, and David Mamet, who dedicated the published version of his LAKEBOAT to Mr. Shue and to the play’s first director, John Dillon. Mr. Shue was also the author of GRANDMA DUCK IS DEAD and, as an actor, he assumed the title role in THE FOREIGNER after Anthony Heald and originated the role of the Rev. Dr. Crisparkle in the New York Shakespeare Festival’s THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD at the Delacorte Theatre. All of Larry’s plays have been published by Dramatists Play Service and Shuebiz, a compilation of Larry’s work, inaugurated the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre’s Cabaret. He was killed in a plane accident in 1985.

 

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Chris Wilken - Director - has directed over fifty productions in and around Tucson for many Theatre companies including Childsplay of Tempe and Arizona Repertory Theatre at the University of Arizona. He is a founding member of Borderlands Theatre Company, serving as Associate Artistic Director for many years. Chris served as a faculty instructor in the Theatre Arts Program at PCC for almost 2 decades. Last year Chris directed CLOUD 9 for LTW.

 

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Tucson: Life Moves Workshop Weekend at BreakOut Studios - Hip Hop and Contemporary Dance!

 

From: Chandra M Tontsch [mailto:shasha1327@aol.com]
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2011 3:07 PM
Subject: New announcements for Tucson Stage Calendar and Listserv

 

11/12-13: Life Moves Workshop Weekend – Hip Hop and Contemporary Dance!

 

 

LIFE MOVES WORKSHOP WEEKEND WITH…

 

MICHAEL MONTOYA, Saturday November 12

-          Jr. Hip Hop

-          Adult Hip Hop

-          Advanced Hip Hop

 

11am Company workshop (1.5 hours)

1pm Jr. Master Class (ages 8-12; 1 hour)

2pm Adult Hip Hop (ages 16 and up; 1 hour)

6pm Advanced Master Class (ages 13 and up; 1.5 hours)

 

MIGUEL PEREZ, Sunday November 13

-          Jr. Contemporary

-          Advanced Contemporary

 

12:30pm Company workshop (1.5 hours)

2:30pm Jr. Master Class (ages 8-12; 1 hour)

3:30 Advanced Master Class (ages 13 and up; 2 hours)

 

 

PRICES…

 

Jr. per class price = $15

Jr. weekend pass price = $25

 

Sr. master class with Michael = $20

Sr. master class with Miguel = $25

Sr. weekend pass price = $35

 

Adult Hip Hop with Michael = $15

 

Weekend pass VIP (includes all master classes + Michael’s adult hip hop class) = $65

 

 

BreakOut Studios - Life Moves... Move with it™

 

BreakOut Studios

522 N 4th Ave

Tucson, AZ

 

Call for more info: 520.670.1301 or visit www.Breakouton4th.com

 

***for videos, pictures, and current class schedules LIKE US on Facebook (a Tucson Dance Company/ BreakOut Studios)***

 

 

 

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Tucson: BreakOut Studios - FREE DANCE DAY

 

From: Chandra M Tontsch [mailto:shasha1327@aol.com]
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2011 3:07 PM
Subject: New announcements for Tucson Stage Calendar and Listserv

 

Saturday, Nov 5, 2011 · 9:00am - 8:00pm


BreakOut Studios

522 N 4th Ave

Tucson, AZ


 

BreakOut Studios/a Tucson Dance Company is offering another FREE DANCE DAY – We will be offering a variety of our dance and fitness classes all day completely FREE!!! Check out our schedule for this exciting day below…

Life Moves... Move With It™ on Free Dance Day!

9AM HITT FIT w/ Keegan
9AM Advanced Ballet w/ Christy
9AM Tap 1/2 w/ Chrissy

10AM Zumba w/ Issa 10AM Pop Choreo w/ Lindsey
10AM Belly Dancing w/ Kamrah

11AM Free Style w/ Addison
11AM Musical Theater w/ Jordan

12PM DJ Dance Cardio
12PM Jazz Funk w/ Jordan
12:30PM Tutting w/ Lori

1PM Adv/Int Leaps & Turns w/ Lindsay
1PM Brazilian Dance w/ Joel
1:30PM Advanced Tap w/ Chrissy

2PM Adv Hip Hop w/ Michael
2PM Open Hip Hop w/ Taylor
2:30PM Pre Tap w/ Christy

3PM Zumba w/ Garrett & Cameron
3PM Beg/Int Leaps & Turns w/ Jess
3PM Ballet Tots & Pre Ballet w/ Christy

4PM Folklorico w/ Yolanda
4PM Int.
Hip Hop w/ Addison
4PM Ballet WorkOut w/ Magda

5PM Contemporary Lyrical w/ Jordan
5PM Jazz 1 w/ Taylor
5PM Adult Ballet w/ Magda

6PM Latin Social Dance w/ Yolanda
6PM High Heel Fit w/ Lindsay & Taylor
6PM Body Percussion w/ Chrissy

7PM Afro Caribbean Dance w/ Uzo
7PM TRX w/ Garrett

 

BreakOut Studios - Life Moves... Move with it™

 

Call for more info: 520.670.1301 or visit www.Breakouton4th.com

 

***for videos, pictures, and current class schedules LIKE US on Facebook (a Tucson Dance Company/ BreakOut Studios)***

 

 

 

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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Tucson: Lear at Beowulf Alley $10 discount Tonight only

 

From: Beth Dell [mailto:theatre@beowulfalley.org]
Sent: Saturday, October 29, 2011 6:35 PM
Subject: Please Post

 

Lear at Beowulf Alley

Special Offer – Halloween Saturday Night

for tucsonstage.com subscribers

 

Mention tucsonstage.com and received  a $10 discount ticket at the door, cash only. That’s a $13 savings!

Tonight only, October 29, 2011, 7:30 pm

Here’s your chance to see Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy at a great price.

Call, e-mail and text your friends.

 

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Tucson: Casting Call, Suspense/Thriller TV Series - Public Access Tucson and Ohio

 

From: Sam Mitman [mailto:noobsaibotmk10@yahoo.com]
Sent: Saturday, October 29, 2011 2:29 PM
Subject: Re: Acting Opportunity - Suspense/Thriller Television Series

 

Auditions will be held at The UofA Student Union (called the commons in the ad) at 1303 E. University Blvd

 

The days that we are auditioning are:

 

Tuesday November 1st, Wednesday November 2nd and Thursday November 3rd from 10am-3pm

 

Acting Opportunity - Suspense/Thriller Television Series Casting (Tucson, AZ)


Date: 2011-10-28, 12:58PM MST
Reply to: 
noobsaibotmk10@yahoo.com [Errors when replying to ads?]


 

Casting for Independent Television Series to be broadcast on Public Access Tucson and Ohio.

Casting Sessions will be held at: University of Arizona Commons

Males and Females for roles ranging from ages of Early/Late 20's to Early/Late 50's.

Acting experience a plus, however not necessary.

No pay, great potential acting exposure in Suspense/Thriller category.

DIRECTOR: KEVIN CONLEY
PRODUCER/Writer/Creator: SAM MITMAN

Brief character descriptions are below::

MICHAEL:
5'9 - 6'2
30-35 yrs
Avg Build

DAWN:
5' - 5'8
29-34 yrs
Avg Build
Black/Dark Brown Hair w/ Blue or Gray eyes

STEVEN:
5'10 - 6'3
39-44 yrs
Athletic/Avg Build

ROGER:
5'6 - 5'9
43-47 yrs
Stocky Build

RANEE:
5'2 - 5'7
34-39 yrs
Stocky Build

MARISSA:
5'3 - 5'9
30-38 yrs
Athletic Build

VERNON (VERN):
5'7 - 5'11
50-59 yrs
Heavy/Stocky Build

DANIEL:
5'9 - 6'2
23-28 yrs
Thick/Athletic Build

LEIGH
5'4 - 5'10
24-29 yrs
Avg/Thin Build

·         Location: Tucson, AZ

·         Compensation: Acting credit, Potential nation wide exposure

·         This is a contract job.

·         Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

·         Phone calls about this job are ok.

·         Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

 

 

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Tucson: CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION opens at Invisible Theatre!

 

From: CATHY JOHNSON [mailto:cathyj@flash.net]
Sent: Saturday, October 29, 2011 2:23 PM
Subject: CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION opens at Invisible Theatre!

 

The Invisible Theatre invites you to see

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION by Annie Baker

at a special "Opening Week" price of $15.00!

This offer is good on November 1, 2 or 3 only - 7:30 pm.

Directed by Betsy Kruse Craig and starring James Henriksen, Carrie Hill, Molly McKasson, Lucille Petty and Brian Wees,

this beguiling comedy tells the story of four lost New Englanders who enroll in a community center drama class.  As the

teacher leads her class through role-play exercises and acting games, unexpected truths - both hilarious and touching -

are revealed as they step into the light and explore the power of creativity. 

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION won the 2010 Obie Award for Best New American Play and was nominated

for a Drama Desk Award that same year.  Don't miss this wonderful show!

 

Call (520) 882-9721 for reservations.

(subject to availability)

 

1400 N. First Ave at Drachman

www.invisibletheatre.com

 

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Tucson: Casting Call, PCC Student Film

ACTORS NEEDED!!! (Pima West)


Date: 2011-10-28, 11:56AM MST
Reply to: 
gigs-u2dsk-2673716849@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]


 

We are currently casting for a student film at Pima West and would like you to be in it! This film is a thriller/ dark comedy about a killer and his first victim. 

For the inexperienced killer and the first victim, we are looking for 2 males who look 18-30 years old
We are also looking for someone to play a priest. For the priest, we are looking for someone 35 or older
We are also looking for 3 extras to play joggers 

This isn't a paid gig but you will be compensated with a film credit and a valuable experience working on set!

We will be holding auditions on Thursday, November 3rd at the Pima West Campus in the DAR Media Lab (CG-45) at 
5pm. If you have any head-shots available, please bring them to the audition

If you are interested, call Josh at 
520-256-8076 or email him at jdmontijo@students.pima.edu for more information.
We look forward to hearing from you! 

·         Location: Pima West

·         it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests

·         Compensation: no pay

 

 

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Friday, October 28, 2011

Tucson: Casting Call, UofA Student short, "Mirage"

 

From: Bijon Luke Bakhshi-Zadeh [mailto:bakhshiz@email.arizona.edu]
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2011 7:10 PM
Subject: Casting Call

 

Hello,

 

I'm a film student at the U of A looking for three actors and one leading actress for a short film (10 minutes in running time) titled Mirage, which will serve as a visual pitch for a full feature. Below are the physical and characteristic descriptions of the roles.  If you or someone you know fits the bill for any of the characters, I would love to hear from you.

 

Principle photography: December 2nd-4th and 9th-11th. 

 

The story is about an attractive young couple enjoying a simple, romantic evening together.  However, everything changes when the lovely young woman reveals that she stood witness to a grisly murder and is now in the witness protection program.  Astonished to discover that everything he thought he knew about his date is a lie, the young man struggles to swallow the startling information and come to terms with the true identity of the woman sitting beside him. 

 

NEED:

  • Skye Holloway - ~25 years old.  The lead character.  Initially flirtatious and entranced by the whimsical romance of a first date with Pierce.  Her demeanor drastically changes when the memory of a horrific event and its aftermath surface in the course of playful conversation.  REQUIREMENTS:  Fair complexion, slender build.  Must be able to emulate a delightful Southern drawl. 
  • Pierce DeWitt - 25-30 years old.  The male lead.  A very charming and attractive British man, he sets a seductive mood for Skye and plays the perfect gentleman and host.  Once Skye begins revealing more about who she really is, his attraction to her changes to perplexity and, ultimately, dread.  REQUIREMENTS:  Must stand approximately six feet tall.  Must be able to emulate a flawless British accent. 
  • Stalker - ~Late twenties.  Antagonist.  The ruthless, silent killer of a Man in a flashback sequence as told by Skye to Pierce.  REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically daunting.  Must be able to instill terror and dread without the use of dialogue. 
  • Man - ~45-50.  The unfortunate victim of the Stalker.  Requirements: Must be able to convincingly convey excruciating pain of an unimaginable scale. 

If you are interested or know someone who may be interested in playing one of these roles, please email your head shot and resume to Bijon Bakhshi at:  bakhshiz@email.arizona.edu

 

Being a student film, the compensation will be primarily composed of meals, film credits, and some potentially useful contacts. If you are a SAG applicant, I am willing to arrange Student Film paperwork. 

 

This project will be screened at a national film festival in 2012. 

 

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Tucson: Audition Technique Course at The Studio for Actors

 

From: The Studio for Actors [mailto:acting-courses@the-studio-for-actors.com]
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2011 6:16 PM
Subject: Announcement: Audition Technique Course at The Studio for Actors

 

Audition Technique I

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 and insightful advice 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 must 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 make-up session outside of the evening class - The make-up would be a private session scheduled Monday through Saturday at 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, or 1:30 for $55.  Or you can take the entire course in private sessions at $55 per 1-hour session or $80 per 1½-hour session.

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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Tucson: All Together Theatre presents THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE at LTW!

 

From: Christopher Johnson [mailto:rumspringaandcoke@gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2011 5:49 PM
Subject: All Together Theatre presents THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE at LTW!

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

All Together Theatre, the family series at Live Theatre Workshop, presents

THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE

An original adaptation by Michael Martinez

Music & Lyrics by Michael Martinez

Directed by Amanda Gremel

Featuring Samantha Cormier, Debbie Hamid-Runge and Michael Martinez

 

November 6, 2011 - January 29, 2012

Sunday afternoons at 1:00 PM

(No performances on November 20, December 18 and 25, or January 1)

Tickets $5-$8 with discounts available

To make a reservation call (520) 327-4242

Running time: 50 minutes with no intermission

For more information go to www.LiveTheatreWorkshop.org

LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP - 5317 E. Speedway | Tucson, AZ 85712

Located on the North side of Speedway between Rosemont and Craycroft

 

A thrilling and colorful blow-by-blow of the infamous race between Tuggle Tortoise and Juanita Jackrabbit will leave children and their families breathless with excitement and laughter this winter in All Together Theatre’s production of THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE. This fresh new take on the classic tale features original musical numbers by Michael Martinez and choreography by Kristi Loera, putting audiences track-side of a momentous fairy-tale sporting event with some old and new lessons to learn along the way. Get ready to cheer on your favorite competitor and, of course, don’t forget to stretch!

 

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Tucson: Live Theatre Workshop presents RECKLESS by Craig Lucas

 

From: Christopher Johnson [mailto:rumspringaandcoke@gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2011 5:47 PM
Subject: Live Theatre Workshop presents RECKLESS by Craig Lucas

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Live Theatre Workshop Proudly Presents

RECKLESS

By Craig Lucas

Directed by Sabian Trout

Featuring Rhonda Hallquist, Debbie Hamid-Runge, Cliff Madison, Lisa Mae Roether,

Keith Wick and David Zinke

November 19-December 31, 2011

Preview Performances: November 17 and 18 at 7:30 PM

Opening Night Performance: Saturday, November 19 at 7:30 PM

Performances: Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 PM with Sunday Matinees at 3:00 PM

Preview Tickets: $12 | Regular Tickets: $18 with discounts available

To make your reservation call (520) 327-4242

For more information go to www.livetheatreworkshop.org

LIVE THEATRE WORKSHOP - 5317 E. Speedway | Tucson, AZ 85712

Located on the North side of Speedway between Rosemont and Craycroft

Produced by Special Arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

 

ABOUT THE PLAY

Relentlessly cheerful and hopelessly optimistic, Rachel's seemingly perfect life is upended one Christmas Eve when her husband Tom announces he has taken a contract out on her life but is having second thoughts about his decision to do so. Wearing only a nightgown and slippers, she hastily leaves her Connecticut home in a blizzard to escape the fate he planned for her. Originally produced Off-Broadway and eventually adapted into a 2004 film, this richly inventive and often startling dark comedy marked the arrival of an exceptionally imaginative and resourceful young playwright. Filled with bizarre characters and events, the play reflects the fractured life-styles which have become the norm for so many in our tenuous times.

 

“With RECKLESS…Mr. Lucas has given us a bittersweet Christmas fable for our time. It's a Wonderful Life as it might be reimagined for a bruising contemporary America in which homelessness may be a pervasive spiritual condition rather than a sociological crisis…RECKLESS…has a simple emotional pull akin to that of a Crosby ballad born of the lonely World War II home front, it yanks us through every conceivable absurdist hoop, fracturing narrative, language and characterization on the way to its rending destination.”

-The New York  Times

 

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT

Craig Lucas is the author of MISSING PERSONS, RECKLESS, BLUE WINDOW, THREE POSTCARDS (with composer/lyricist Craig Carnelia), and PRELUDE TO A KISS. With his frequent collaborator, director Norman Rene, he conceived MARRY ME A LITTLE, a bookless musical fashioned from seventeen previously unpublished songs by Stephen Sondheim. The two also worked together on three films: an adaptation of BLUE WINDOW, which premiered on American Playhouse in 1987, "Longtime Companion," and "Prelude to a Kiss." Mr. Lucas has received the George and Elisabeth Marton Award, the L.A. Drama Critics Award, the Drama Logue Award, Guggenheim and Rockefeller grants, the Outer Critics Circle Award, and the Obie Award. THREE POSTCARDS was selected as Best Musical of 1986-1987 by the Burns Mantle Theatre Yearbook and by "Time Magazine" as one of its ten best. "Longtime Companion" received the Audience Award at the 1990 Sundance U.S. Film Festival. PRELUDE TO A KISS received a Tony Nomination for Best Play during the 1989-1990 season. Mr. Lucas has written two opera texts with composer Gerald Busby—BREEDLOVE and ORPHEUS IN LOVE, which was done at Circle Repertory Company. His work has been performed at South Coast Repertory, Playwright’s Horizons, Circle Repertory, The Production Company, Naked Angels, Ensemble Studio Theatre, the Long Wharf, Berkeley Repertory, Steppenwolf, American Repertory Theatre, San Diego's Old Globe, Atlanta's Alliance, and numerous other regional and resident theatres. A cum laude graduate of Boston University where he studied with poets Anne Sexton and George Starbuck, Mr. Lucas is on the Council of the Dramatists Guild. He is an associate member of South Coast Repertory and member of Circle Repertory.

 

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Rhonda Hallquist - Rachel - has been directing and acting in local theatre productions for many years now. She has worked with Tucson Art Theater (VALENTINE’S DAY, WAITING FOR LEFTY, THE BALLAD OF THE SAD CAFE), and One in Ten Theatre (A LATE SNOW, STREET THEATRE, MOVIE QUEENS). An original member of Bloodhut Productions, she spent 10 years creating and performing OUR OWN BODIES: STORIES FROM THE BLOODHUT, I KNOW AN OLD WOMAN and ONLY SKIN DEEP, among others. Recent local performances include Beth (DINNER WITH FRIENDS), Casey (ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS), Lane (THE CLEAN HOUSE -- 2010 Arizona Daily Star MAC Award nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy), Betty (WIFE BEGINS AT FORTY), Suzanne (DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER), Maureen (THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE) and Female Greek Chorus (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE).

 

Cliff Madison - Ensemble - hails from Mesa, Arizona and grew up in Casa Grande before coming to Tucson to study theatre at Pima Community College. He was last seen on the mainstage at Live Theatre Workshop in THE DINNER PARTY, A THOUSAND CLOWNS, THE UNEXPECTED GUEST and THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP. Cliff also recently performed in the Etcetera productions of WHITE PEOPLE and THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, as well as the Winding Road Theater Ensemble production of TALLEY’S FOLLY and Borderlands’ 26 MILES.

 

Paul Matlock - Production Stage Manager - has served on the technical crew for many mainstage and late-night productions at LTW, including THREE VIEWINGS, DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER, PICNIC, SAVAGE IN LIMBO and HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, to name a few. Earlier this season Paul performed with Winding Road Theatre Ensemble in their productions of THE LION IN WINTER (John) and FIFTH OF JULY (Weston) as well as in LTW mainstage production of THE FOREIGNER (Ellard).

 

Debbie Hamid-Runge - Ensemble - is happy to be returning to the mainstage at LTW after last appearing in DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER and SEE HOW THEY RUN. Over the years, she has been involved with several Tucson theater productions; both on the stage and behind the scenes.

 

Lisa Mae Roether - Ensemble - has appeared in PCC’s THE LARAMIE PROJECT, MACBETH and ALL IN THE TIMING, ANYTHING GOES and DAMN YANKEES; Borderlands’ AS BEES IN HONEY DROWN; at Wilde Playhouse in PARALLEL LIVES and THE BLUE ROOM; THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES at The Fox Theatre; LIVING TOGETHER at Live Theatre Workshop and most recently in the Chicken Lipps production of DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE. She is thrilled to be back on the mainstage at LTW.

 

Sabian Trout - Direction - is thoroughly enjoying her sixth season as LTW’s Artistic Director. Previous LTW directing credits include THREE VIEWINGS, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, TRYING, THE DINNER PARTY, THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG, THE GIN GAME, WHAT THE BUTLER SAW, WIFE BEGINS AT FORTY, SHIRLEY VALENTINE, LOST IN YONKERS, FUNNY MONEY, DANCING AT LUGHNASA, THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH, BELL BOOK AND CANDLE, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, BROADWAY BOUND and BABY WITH THE BATHWATER. Professional credits include productions at the Stratford Festival of Canada, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Missouri Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Phoenix, The Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis, Austin’s State Theatre, LA Theatre Works and Arizona Theatre Company. Other Tucson directing credits include LOVE LETTERS, EXTREMITIES, THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST’S WIFE and ON THE VERGE. Some favorite directing projects include SPIKE HEELS, BEIRUT and KORCZAK AND THE CHILDREN. Sabian earned her MFA in Directing from the University of Texas in 1995.

 

Keith Wick - Lloyd - is happy to once again appear in another Live Theatre Workshop Mainstage production. Previous LTW acting credits include DANCING AT LUGHNASA, SPIDER’S WEB, FUNNY MONEY, LOST IN YONKERS, A TUNA CHRISTMAS, WIFE BEGINS AT FORTY, WHAT THE BUTLER SAW, DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER (2010 Arizona Daily Star MAC Award Winner -- Best Actor in a Comedy), THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE and THREE VIEWINGS. Keith has also appeared in several All Together Theatre productions at LTW. He is a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Some of his favorite roles include Fluellen in HENRY V, Second Man in AND THEY DANCE REAL SLOW IN JACKSON, Clive Champion-Cheney in THE CIRCLE and Nathan Detroit in GUYS AND DOLLS. Keith is a recipient of an AriZoni award for his portrayal of Dromio of Syracuse in the Southwest Shakespeare Production of A COMEDY OF ERRORS.

 

David Zinke - Ensemble - has performed at Pima Community College as Giles Corey (THE CRUCIBLE), Gaston (PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE), Dodge (BURIED CHILD), Leonardo (MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING), Mr. Appopolous (WONDERFUL TOWN) and Rev. Shaw Moore (FOOTLOOSE). He appeared as an invited artist in Arizona Repetory Theatre’s CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF and at Top Hat Theatre Club in HARVEY. He has worked with Studio Connections as Theseus (A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM), Roy Cohn (ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENIUM APPROACHES) and as the Man (THE RETURN OF THE RAVEN). Most recently, he appeared as Ivor Fish in Beowulf Alley Theatre’s production of ROUGH CROSSING. Currently enrolled at UA, he’ll get his BA in Fine Arts next spring. This is David’s first appearance at LTW.

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Tucson: November Discount on Comedy Improv at The Studio for Actors

 

From: The Studio for Actors [mailto:acting-courses@the-studio-for-actors.com]
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2011 7:35 AM
Subject: Announcement: November Discount on Comedy Improv at The Studio for Actors

 

Taste of Improv Class

The Studio for Actors is 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 November 9 or November 23, 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

What a wonderful class to get you to think fast, think on your feet, loosen up your body, and how you move.  In this class, you're also taught dialects.  You don't have to be a "funny person" to do really well in this class, to have a fantastic time, and to learn a great deal.  Comedy improv isn't half as hard as it looks when you learn it from a former Saturday Night Live cast member.  Anna gives you the keys: formats, dialects, and structure.  Come play, have a ball, and enjoy discovering how funny you can be.  Also, for acting students, studying comedy improv 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 must call first to sign up).
$40 per week
(If you have to miss one of them, you just pay for it and then take class 5 free.)

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

Also being offered:
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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Tucson: PCC Center for the Arts presents Jazz Improv Combos 11/21

 

From: Carder, Carol [mailto:ccarder@pima.edu]
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2011 2:11 PM
Subject: Press release: Pima Community College Center for the Arts: PCC Music presents Jazz Improv Combos 11/21

 

PimaCommunityCollege
Center for the Arts

contact:
Carol Carder, marketing/pr director
2202 W. Anklam Road, Tucson, AZ 85709
520-206-3062
ccarder@pima.edu
 
Mike Kuhn, music faculty
520-881-8469
kuhnatnoon@theriver.com
 
October 28, 2011
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Pima Community College Jazz Improv Combos in Concert

what: Pima Community College Jazz Improv Combos Concert
where: PCC Center for the Arts Proscenium Theater, West Campus, 2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson, AZ
when: Monday, November 21, 2011, at 7:30 p.m.
tickets: $6 with discounts available 
information: 520-206-6986, centerforthearts@pima.edu, www.pima.edu/cfa
 
Tucson, Arizona--Pima Community College performing arts department is pleased to present the PCC Jazz Improv Combos in concert, under the direction of Mike Kuhn. The concert features two jazz combo groups; each with a rhythm section, several horns and a vocalist. Each group plays its own set of repertoire, drawn largely from the jazz masters and standards.
Program selections include Antonio Carlos Jobim's “Girl From Ipanema,” and the standards “Mack the Knife” and “At Last.” Vocals are featured in “You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You.” Instrumentals featured are “Oleo,” “Anthropology,” “Blue Monk,” “Billie's Bounce,” along with Django Reinhardt's original “Django's Castle” and Paul Desmond's sequel to “Take Five” send off— “Take Ten.”


The PCC Jazz Improv Combos are formed out of the weekly improvisation class. Besides this performance, several combos perform at a variety of additional venues. Each combo also has the opportunity to cut a demonstration CD recording of several music compositions at a professional recording studio.
 
In addition to instructing jazz ensemble and improvisation classes at PCC, Kuhn plays the jazz saxophone in a variety of venues around the greater Tucson area.
 
The Jazz Improv Combo concert is open to the public. Tickets are available at the Center for the Arts box office, located on West Campus at 2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson, (just west of downtown and I-10 on St. Mary’s Road, which turns into Anklam Road). Box office hours are Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. and one hour prior to performance. For more information call 520-206-6986, e-mail centerforthearts@pima.edu <mailto:centerforthearts@pima.edu> , or go online at www.pima.edu/cfa <http://www.pima.edu/cfa> .
 
Please continue to run in print and online through Nov. 21, 2011.
 

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Tucson: Artifact Dance Project is looking for 26 dancers

From TPAC:

 

Auditions - Artifact Dance Project is looking for 26 dancers, male and female, proficient in two or more of the following dance styles; Jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, ballroom, musical theater. For more information, please email info@artifactdanceproject.com or call 520-975-1087. And visit: www.artifactdanceproject.com 

 

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Tucson: UofA Community Chorus Concert Cathedral Classics

 

From: Steve Chrisman [mailto:nitroxer2003@yahoo.com]
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2011 9:17 AM
Subject: Cathedral Classics

 

Please consider coming to the University of AZ Community Chorus Concert Cathedral Classics Sunday November 6th at 3:00 p.m.. Location: St Augustine Cathedral, 192. S. Stone.


University

Community Chorus

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS - SCHOOL OF MUSIC

MusiCall: 520-621-2998 www.music.arizona.edu

 

ELIZABETH SCHAUER

conductor

 

BLAIR BUFFINGTON

assistant conductor

 

JEFFREY CAMPBELL

organ

 

Works from

Catholic, Anglican,

Jewish and Protestant

traditions, including the

music of Stanford,

Sch├╝tz, Purcell, Gibbons,

Janowski, Proulx and

others

 

Sunday, November 6, 2011

St. Augustine Cathedral

192 S. Stone Avenue

3:00 p.m.

 

Box Office

520-621-1162

Online ticket sales

arizona.tix.com

$12 general admission

$6 students

 

Tickets may also be

purchased at the concert

with cash and check only

 

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