Seated, L-R: Ed Houston, Renee Canney, Wende Heath, Linda Neilsen Standing, L-R: James Freeman, Kathleen Epperson, Elliott Tertes, Marlene Candell, Alan Dempsey
Finding Truth on the Stage: An Approach to Acting Instructor: Rod McFadden Student Showcase: May 21
From top, left to right: Aki Rasmussen and Claire Toaspern; Peg Bowen, Toby Cowen and Jon Rasmussen; Gail Wetherbee, Roanne Butier and Linda Kelp; Rod McFadden; Sybil Boardman and Ed Kimak Photos by Aki Rasmussen
Your Two Cents: Tales of Qeresha A play in progress by Bobbi Ausubel Friday, May 17
First dramatic reading of a new play about a village in India transforming a heritage of sex trafficking.
Standing, l-r: Marie Stillwagon,Kevin O'Byrne,Aki Rasmussen, Jane Sprouse, Linda Neilson, Judy Scott, Tancred Agius, Wende Heath. Seated: Playwright Bobbi Ausubel (left) and Sharon Noteboom. Photo by Carmencita Lozano
Playwright Bobbi Ausubel takes notes while Rod McFadden facilitates questions and comments from the audience.
Eugene O'Neill and Ireland Friday, April 19
Dan McGovern, President of the Eugene O'Neill Foundation, spoke about Eugene O'Neill, the only American playwright to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. McGovern is the American Co-Chair of the Eugene O'Neill International Festival of Theatre in New Ross, Ireland and a Visiting Scholar in the theater department at Cal.
Acting Our Lives: Performance Memoir April 14 Instructor: Bobbi Ausubel
Participants: Tancred Agius, Bertha Reilly, Ros Carol, Elliott Tertes, Wende Heath, Ina Bodnar, James Freeman, Alan Dampsey, E. J. Koch, Marlene Candell, Corrine Merwin, Rosanna Radding, Renee Rasens-Medak, Susan Slizza, Linda Neilson, Shoya Warrington, Donna Kaulkin Check out the video of this performance, compliments of James Freeman:
Vintage Players' Showcase: "Building a Character" Instructors: Linda Kelp and Gail Wetherbee
Photo by Sandra Hawkins
"Broadway Bound" by Neil Simon Jon Rasmussen, Roanne Butier
"Vanities" by Jack Heifner Jo Anne Lawrence, Laura Bernell, Bobbi Baron
"Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw Edna Coulson Hall, Tanc Agius
"The Grand Scheme"by Jack Neary Bertha Riley, Sybil Boardman
Your Two Cents: Plays in Progress February 15, 2019 Facilitator: Rod McFadden
A Total Eclipse of the Heart Playwright/Director: Sherman Brown Actors: Gail Wetherbee, Frank de Carbonel, Roanne Butier Claiming Amazon III Playwright: Robert Bakondi Director/Narrator: Tancred Agius Actor: Bill Oakley
News Playwright: Peggy Dougherty Director: Gary Green Narrator: Diana Nugent Actors: Lee Gale Gruen, Mar Jennings
Gathering of the Company January 7, 2019
A review of what DAOR did in 2018 and what is planned for our Tenth Anniversary Season, 2019.