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The Wright Stuff

Mead Mentorship: Two Projects Flourish With Insight and Supportby Hannah Hessel Ratner

Artists Rachel Hynes and Annalisa Dias are both in the process of creating unique pieces of theatre that prove the importance of artistic conversations and mentorship. The medium for developing these conversations, and the work that comes out of...

10 Questions

Take Ten With Nikki Grizzleby Dan McEvily

1.    What was the first show you ever saw, and what impact did it have?

It was extremely important to my mother that I be introduced to the arts at a young age, so I can't pinpoint the first...

At Rise

Red Knight: Potty Humor with Classby Jamila Reddy

Red Knight Productions got their start in 2012, when Scott Courlander was dating his now-wife and company co-owner Katie Zitt (now Katie Courlander). While Scott was doing improve and sketch comedy in New York, Katie discovered a script in...

At Rise

Ari Roth: Planting a Flagby Norman Allen

A trusted colleague recently described playwright-producer-educator Ari Roth as a “gentle ninja.” It’s a description that fits him well. Thoughtful and kind, Roth is also an artist who gets things done, and who fights for what...

10 Questions

Take Ten With Roz Whiteby Dan McEvily

1.    What was the first show you ever saw, and what impact did it have?

The first show I saw was Dreamgirls at the National Theatre. I was about 13...

The Art of the Actor

Geraint Wyn Davies: The World in a Coupletby Otis Ramsey-Zöe

At six years old, Geraint Wyn Davies, child of a teacher and a Welsh minister, was sitting with the organist and watching his father preach when he realized that he wanted to be a performer. Since that church-inspired revelation, Davies has...

The Art of the Actor

Keepers of Faith and Flameby Otis Ramsey-Zöe

Just before ringing out 2014, I sat down with Thomascena Nelson, an extraordinary veteran performer, and Marquis D. Gibson, a gifted newcomer, from Theater Alliance’s production of...

At Rise

Anu Yadav: The Potential of Transformationby Jamila Reddy

For Anu Yadav, the work she does on stage is only as important as the people who see it. The conversation between work and witness is central to her mission as an artist. “For me its not just about doing the performance,” she says,...

The Wright Stuff

'Tis (Still) the Season to Be Pointless!by Hannah Hessel Ratner

Following up the holiday season in the Mead Theatre Lab at downtown's Flashpoint are a bunch of Santa's elves who are ready to put on a show - just for you. It's not just any show but the North...

Theatre Roundup

Holiday Show Scheduleby Sandy Bass

‘Tis the Season to Go See A Show!

With the season’s festivities at their height, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by shopping demands, visiting family, and sugar-crazed children. And that makes it the perfect time...

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