Monthly Archives: October 2008

>New play? No problem!

>This year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) began its New Play Development Program. And we’re beyond proud to announce that Cal Shakes has been chosen as one (of just five!) of the inaugural selections. As a recipient of … Continue reading

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>Associate Artist Round-Up: One More

>(See last week’s round-up here.) Catherine Castellanos will be working with Central Works Theatre Ensemble on Blessed Unrest, a new play adapted by Gary Graves and written in collaboration with Castellanos, Marvin Greene, Kristin Fitch, Gregory Sharpen, and Jan Zvaifler. … Continue reading

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>Associate Artist Round-Up Addendum

>Earlier this week we posted an “Associate Artist Round-Up” to our news page. No sooner had I checked its formatting on the website than additional ones started rolling in from the rest of our artistic family. So go there, read … Continue reading

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>Clowning in China, by Joan Mankin PART 2

>I am learning so much about clowning by being in a place where I understand no one, and no one understands me. When I say I understand no one, I am referring to words, of course, verbal interactions (which for … Continue reading

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>Did you see the Bruns cat?

>Did you see this little guy? The stray cat suddenly, mysteriously appeared at our amphitheater two weeks before Twelfth Night (and our season) ended, clearly lost but clean and definitely cared for. The actors, house and box office staff, and … Continue reading

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>Clowning in China, by Joan Mankin

>I’ve been in Nanjing for two and 1/2 half weeks now, teaching Western clowning and acting to Chinese acrobats (and a few magicians). The workshop itself is in Nanjing, but the acrobats are from troupes all over China: Beijing, Wu … Continue reading

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>Zing!

>An excerpt from today’s Student Discovery Matinee Performance: At the post-show Q&A, some students asked if it was hard to remember all those lines. Danny Scheie (seen at left with Dana Green) jumped in and said, “Alex (Morf, who plays … Continue reading

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