They came from far and wide. They mailed, drove, flew, or took the train. They braved snow, ice, and the unpredictability of the US Postal Service. Starting in September of 2010, headshots, resumes, and portfolios started arriving from all over the country seeking employment for the 5th annual festival of the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre.
MANAGEMENT Executive Director: Mary Ruth Marotte Artistic Director: Matt Chiorini Business Manager: Liz Parker Production Manager: Andi Schultes Stage Managers: Kari Wertz & Kait Stinchcomb Company Manager: Scott Wooten ARTISTIC & DESIGN Directors: Dennis Courtney, David Alford, Andrew Hamm, Scott Wooten Assistant Choreographer: Brigitte Brumbelow Kids Chorus Director: Ruthann Curry Browne Assistant Director: Greg Antley
JOSH RICE Master of Ceremonies Josh got his start with the Bard as an intern at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London back in 2002. Josh has been a part of AST since 2008. Favorite roles include the Dromio twins in Comedy of Errors, Trinculo in The Tempest, and Carmen Ghia in The Producers. For the past two seasons, Josh was also the
Though it might seem on the surface to be just another fundraiser (which, of course, it is!), Bard Ball 2011 seeks to do more than raise money for AST’s upcoming season. The lucky folks who attend on Friday, the 18th at the Governor’s Mansion, will find out more about our summer festival but likewise will be treated
Bob Kuhn’s renderings for AST’s 2010 performance of Dracula can be found below. The originals will be up for auction at Bard Ball 2011: Arkansas Artists Pay Tribute to the Bard Friday, February 18th at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock, Arkansas. Proceeds from the event benefit Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre.
Auditions are the most compressed, highest-stress part of the craft of acting. It comes down to two major principles:
1. Control the things you can control.
2. Completely and totally let go of the things you cannot control.
We are seeking to hire approximately 16-20 interns to work in the following capacities: Acting (8 interns, 2m and 2f) Stage Management (2 interns) Scene Shop (3 interns) Costume Shop (4 Interns) INTERVIEW Reynolds Performance Hall, Conway, Arkansas Saturday, February 5
By Jessica Hodges To show thanks for recent donations to the Arkansas Shakespeare Theater, a group of Hendrix students gave a ghost tour of downtown Conway. The patrons of AST were met at a local restaurant shortly after dark and led down the nearby, winding streets.
Dear Friends, Happy Holidays from Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre! We have a new logo, a new website, and a line-up of shows that are certain to thrill and delight you. With Othello, As You Like It, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and The Tortoise and the Hare, there will be something to tempt every theater-goer
… SEEING RED NEW WORKS BY ARKANSAS ARTISTS AN ART EVENT BENEFITING LOCAL CHARITIES … ARTIST RECEPTION Friday, December 3, 7pm – 9m adults only please … You’re invited to a special artist reception and gallery show at the home of Brandi and Kristian Andersen. Come enjoy some holiday cheer, take home some fabulous art, and support three wonderful
Auditions for the 2011 summer festival are currently full. Internship opportunities are still available. Auditions will be held for all actors on Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Reynolds Performance Hall at UCA in Conway for roles in the AST 2011 Summer Festival. Actors will be seen from 9am-8pm on the 5th and are asked to
We’re thrilled to have our new website up and running. Kudos to Bobby Kelly, webmaster and Shakespeare board member extraordinaire. And a heap of thanks goes out to Kristian Andersen and his team of designers at KA+A in Indianapolis for designing our new logo and our up-coming brochure, as well as our cool new t-shirts, that