IF217 continues with a sold-out Corbett Theatre!

The 2nd night of The Second Annual International Festival of New Work could yet again turn on the red lights for another two SOLD OUT shows. Generation Z or Uncertainty of a Scattered Mind directed by Eduardo Almeida had the audience rocking to Green Day for a moment of euphoric participation with the actors on … Continue reading IF217 continues with a sold-out Corbett Theatre!

Two human beings trying to communicate in “17 Days in America”

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply.” This quote, from Stephen R. Covey, expresses director Tongchai Hansen’s approach to the rehearsal process of 17 Days in America, and not only applies to the actors but to himself. His ethos requires the director to listen as … Continue reading Two human beings trying to communicate in “17 Days in America”

Essence & Archetypes of a different, Indigo World.

A world of seemingly separate people, and a terrible tragedy. Strangers are meeting - or are they really strangers? As the play begins, a series of unique people are forced to interact, and each of their lives is changed by this meeting. Each of the characters in Indigo is based off of an archetype. “I … Continue reading Essence & Archetypes of a different, Indigo World.

A Scattered Generation with nothing to do?

The story is familiar - a young twenty-something struggling to find their place in the world, mired in self-doubt, depression, anxiety, and boredom - but the telling is different. Set in the overwhelmed mind of the main character, Generation Z or Uncertainty of a Scattered Mind explores the issues that plague young people today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPZPUzblGAg Its … Continue reading A Scattered Generation with nothing to do?

Directors announced!

We are very excited to announce the following writings will come to life at the Corbett (and beyond) this November with the following directors leading the way. Telephone by Claire Wilson will be directed by Claire Wilson. Indigo by Magdalena Skerencakova will be directed by Magdalena Skerencakova assisted by Heidi C. Nielsen. 30 Days of Blood by Eva … Continue reading Directors announced!