[Theaterfacultystaff] FW: Lunch Bag 2-8-13

Wagner, Maureen wagnerm at ohio.edu
Fri Feb 8 13:21:16 EST 2013


Maureen Wagner
Assistant Director School of Theater
Project Director Arts for Ohio
Kantner Hall 307

From: <Kunkle>, Alycia <ak194712 at ohio.edu<mailto:ak194712 at ohio.edu>>
Date: Friday, February 8, 2013 1:08 PM
To: Maureen Wagner <wagnerm at ohio.edu<mailto:wagnerm at ohio.edu>>
Subject: Lunch Bag 2-8-13

There will be a performance of MERCY KILLERS, an original play by Ohio Native, Michael Milligan, on Monday February 25th at 7PM at Arts West, 132 W. State St. Athens.  Performance is FREE and open to the public.  Donations accepted.  The play’s aim is to raise awareness about the growing dysfunction of the American health care system.  For further information contact Arlene Sheak at seospan at yahoo.com<mailto:seospan at yahoo.com> or 740-592-1879.

The Heritage Theatre Festival at the University of Virginia is looking for interns for the summer season. We are looking for young individuals (18-19 years old) that are interested in various areas of production with run crew responsibilities.

If you are interested, e-mail me or come visit in the scene shop.
Thank You,

Jeremy Borbon
Technical Director

CASTING for FILM – Will Ashton
I'm looking for a young actress between the ages of 18-21 for the part of a girl named Linda. Shooting will be done in one day, that date to still be determined at this time based on the availability of the cast.  - Will Ashton wa054010 at ohio.edu<mailto:wa054010 at ohio.edu>

Emily Auwaerter – Jr. Studio
Emily did get to go to the Passion conference and learned all about human trafficking.  There are 27 million+ people in slavery world-wide.  There are about 200,000 people in slavery IN THE UNITES STATES.  50% of the 27 million enslaved people are children, 80% of the 27 million are women.  Passion is teaming up with the End It movement.  Emily will take part in The 27 Hour Stand for Freedom event and is campaigning to raise $2,700 toward this cause and to get 1,000 signatures on a petition to send to the White House.  See Emily’s FB for updates or you can contact her at emilyauwaerter at gmail.com<mailto:emilyauwaerter at gmail.com>.  This is the link to her personal campaign page:

Aurora Held – 1st year MFA Director
Collecting info for a student specific Google calendar.  Performance dates, outside projects, readings, tech weekends, first rehearsal dates, etc. are listed on this.  If you have an event that you would like included, send the info to Aurora at auroraheld at msn.com<mailto:auroraheld at msn.com>.  You can find the calendar here:https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=k9voi21q4h4em0lroot78e3mog%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York

Jacob St. Aubin
My Attic Wife by Anthony D. Kochensparger next weekend Friday the 15th at 8PM and Saturday the 16th at 5PM and 8PM, tickets are general admission and it’s first-come-first-served.  Performances will take place in the Hahne.  Cast includes Abe Adams, Forrest Pusey, and Constance Sabo.  Directed by Aurora Held.  Faculty may reserved seats ahead of time by contacting Jacob at jacobstaubin at gmail.com<mailto:jacobstaubin at gmail.com>.

Greg Aldrich – 3rd year MFA Playwright
Tonight is Wow! Madness at 11PM in the Hahne.  Show up around 10:15 to get tickets.  NEXT WEEK’S Madness will be at Arts West (Stripper Madness) and will be hosted by Chanel; see posters around Kantner.

Kaitrin McCoy
Kaitrin is from the School of Music, but loves acting and would like to get involved with performance opportunities!  This is her contact info:  513-319-3710 and kaitrinmccoy at gmail.com<mailto:kaitrinmccoy at gmail.com> P.S.  She was totes in Assassins(!!!)

Staged Reading of “8” by Dustin Lance Black based on the trial transcripts of the Prop 8 Marriage Equality Trial
This Tuesday the 12th at 7PM in the Baker Theater
Panel will be present – activists, minister, etc.  Get informed!  Prop 8 is going to the Supreme Court in March.  This is a family and human rights issue!  “8” is directed by Shelley Delaney and will feature many familiar faces.  Tickets are general admission and will be given out on a first-come-first-served basis.  GET HERE EARLY, CROWDS EXPECTED.  J

Lucia Lombardo (Student Producer: MDIA School):ll361709 at ohio.edu <mailto:ll361709 at ohio.edu>
1. 48 hour shootout (We get a name, prop, genre and have 48hrs to make a film)
2. Looking for actors/actresses Feb. 15 - 17 for 48 hour shoot out
3. Actors need to be willing to be "on call" (but typically we will start shooting EARLY Saturday morning)
4. We are happy and willing to pay for your meals! Should be loads of fun too :)
5. This is a contest! Our team (Abstrakt) won last year and got prize money of $100

He has been baking bread and selling it!  $2 for a baguette and $3 for a loaf.  Sourdough, rye, etc.  Talk to Clifton about getting his awesome bread!

GOONIES (and other fun films) will be screened at THE ATHENA this WEEKEND in honor of SIBS Weekend.  It’s a classic, people.  Sean Astin before Lord of the Rings.  Chunk doing the Truffle Shuffle.  Data and his slick shoes.  Mouth saying horrible things in Spanish.  DON’T MISS OUT!  Check out the Athena’s website for more info! http://athenacinema.com/

Friday February 15:
Our guest will be the School of Theater's 2013 Distinguished Alumni, Joel Ruark.
Joel K. Ruark(Executive Director) led the staff of New Dramatists from 1989 through 1992. He returned asExecutive Director in 2000. Ruark served as Managing Director of the theatre division of Wind DancerProduction Group. He also helped to establish and served as the Chief Financial Officer for Praxis HousingInitiatives, a nonprofit housing development agency serving the homeless and people with AIDS. Ruarkpreviously held positions as Development Director of the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, NJ,General Manager of the Lambs Theatre in New York City and Literary Manager of the Walnut Street Theatre inPhiladelphia. He has worked in a variety of positions at professional companies including the New JerseyShakespeare Festival, the Philadelphia Theatre Company, the Pennsylvania Ballet, and the Philadelphia FestivalTheatre. A graduate of Ohio University, Joel began his theatrical career as a literary management intern atActors Theatre of Louisville.

SO come to Lunch Bag next Friday!  Bring your friends, bring your enemies.  Meet cool people and learn cool stuff.  Oh, and wash your hands.
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