Author: Dwayne Ague

BROTHERS DAVID AND JK SIMMONS SEEK TO ELIMINATE YOUTH SUICIDE, ADDICTION, AND BULLYING THROUGH THE ARTS

  UBU Project Founder David Simmons, Academy Award-winning actor JK Simmons, and several talented youth performers rock the house at the “Light Your Corner of the World” benefit concert. (Photo: Kristy Sproul) David Simmons considers himself a “thriving survivor.” It has been just over ten years since he received a second chance at life after a failed suicide attempt — a gift that he has refu...

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Individual Membership Features: Actor/Performer uploading your resumes a 120 second audition 12 photos 3-minute vocal 7-minute dance recital 3-minute virtual Bio The 3-minute Bio is a great place to describe yourself, your goals, and what makes you unique in your field of work. Design/Tech 10-minute presintation video 5-minute video for bio 24 images Musician 15-minute video 10 images Production –...

Front of House/Administrative Internship

Playhouse on the Square, a regional professional theatre company in Memphis, TN, is looking for a self-motivated individual for a year-round internship. Duties include managing front of house, event managing, organizing volunteers, and assisting with various public relations events. Other responsibilities may include marketing, postering, database management, mailings, and advertising. Organizatio...

Theatre Job Board

Don’t forget about registering for SETC’s Annual Theatre Job Fair! SETC hosts one of the nation’s largest off-stage theatre job fairs during the annual SETC Convention. If you are looking for a job or to hire for off-stage and/or “techie” theatre positions — including academic, administrative, backstage, design, stage management, costumes, props, electrical, carpentry, lighting, front-...

PLAYHOUSE ALUMNUS IN THE RUNNING TO STAR IN “CHICAGO” ON BROADWAY November 05, 2019 at 4:00 pm | Bigfork Eagle _________________

Bigfork Summer Playhouse alumnus and Belmont University musical theatre senior Ginny Swanson was named a semi-finalist in the national search for Broadway’s next Roxie Hart in the hit musical, “Chicago.” Casting directors, producers and former stars of “Chicago” chose Swanson as one of only 10 semi-finalists from hundreds of applicants who submitted video auditions. Swanson spent the past summer p...

New Broadway Shows From TDF Stages Online Magazine

We have articles about three new Broadway shows this week. Jonathan Mandell had an insightful conversation with Ian Barford, who portrays the easy-to-love-hate lead in Linda Vista, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts. Regina Robbins chatted with Emun Elliott, who’s romancing Marisa Tomei in Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Tennessee Williams’ The Rose Tattoo. And Marisa Cohen ...

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Unraveling the Landscape: A Conversation With Adrienne Kennedy

The author of ‘He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box’ talks about the play’s inspiration, her extraordinary parents, and her love for literature and old movies. BY BRANDEN JACOBS-JENKINS The September print issue of American Theatre contains the entire playscript of He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, Adrienne Kennedy’s lyrical, elliptical play about an interracial courtship in 1940s Georgia. In...

Uta Hagen

Uta Hagen Actress, Teacher, Writer…Legend   Because she has had a long, distinguished career on the stage, and because for decades she has been one of the most important acting teachers in America, and because she has written with wit and clarity about the technical craft of acting, Uta Hagen has had a profound influence on the way acting is practiced, taught, and thought about in this ...

Victoria Clark on Her Latest Role: Director By SANDY MACDONALD

“I think it’s time to turn my focus back to mentoring and teaching and telling stories from a different perspective, from behind the table.” The Tony-winning actress helms Strindberg’s The Dance of Death for Classic Stage Company   Victoria Clark has been job hunting lately, but not in a desperate way. A celebrated Broadway performer since the ’80s (Tony nominati...

J.K. Simmons on ‘Counterpart’ Season 2 and the ‘Crushing’ Moment That Changed His Life

The Oscar-winning actor opens up about the twists and turns of ‘Counterpart’ season two, how he pulls off dual leading roles, and the ‘divergence’ point that changed his life. by: Nick Schager The only thing better than one J.K. Simmons is two, which is a significant reason Counterpart is a top contender for best new show on television. After completing a sterling initial season earlier this year,...

DIRECTORS LAB NORTH

DIRECTORS LAB NORTH   Directors Lab North is a directing lab based in Toronto, Canada, geared toward professional practicing directors in all stages of their career from all across Canada and abroad. Now in its 9th year, the Lab fosters a national and international exchange between a community of emerging, mid level and established career directors that need a safe space to explore and connec...

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