DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY

JULY 1, 2003 TO JUNE 30, 2004

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Andrews, Sharon

 

July, 2003: Actress (Madama Ranyevskya), The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard Theatre, Ararat, VA.

 

August, 2003: Director, Swimming in the Ocean by Kato McNickle, Association for Theatre in Higher Education New Play Development, New York.

 

October, 2003: Actress (Cleonice), Lysistrata by Aristophanes, Lysistrata Project, Shorty’s, Wake Forest University.

 

February, 2004: Director and script development participant, Monkey Business by Murray Ross, Whit Andrews and Ken Pellow, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

February, 2004: Actress, (Wealth Management Customer), Mullins Advertising, Winston-Salem.

 

June, 2004: Director, Over The River and Through the Woods by Joe DiPietro, The Little Theatre of Winston Salem.

 

Christman, Jonathan

 

August, 2003: Scenic and Lighting Design, Belfast Blues, Northern Ireland Tour, Belfast, Derry, and Rathenraw, Ireland.

 

September, 2003: Scenic & Lighting Design, Angels In America, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

September, 2003: Lighting Design, Compilation, alban elved Dance Company, North Carolina Dance Festival, Greensboro.

 

October, 2003: Scenic and Lighting Design, Belfast Blues, “What color is god?” symposium, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.

 

November, 2003: Lighting Design, Fall Faculty & Guest Artist Dance Concert, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

January 2004: Lighting Design, Fibonnaci and Phi, alban elved Dance Company, A collaboration between Alban Elved and the Math & Computer Science Departments, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

February, 2004: Scenic and Lighting Design, Belfast Blues, Galway, Ireland Grand Opera House, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

 

February, 2004: Lighting Design, Monkey Business, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

April, 2004: Scenic Background Design, Comedy Central Network- Vince Morris Comedy Special.

 

April, 2004: Lighting Design, Into the Woods, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

April, 2004: Scenic and Lighting Design, Belfast Blues Center Stage Theatre, Santa Barbara, California.

 

June, 2004: Scenic and Lighting Design, Belfast Blues, Soho Theatre, London, England.

 

Curry, J. K.

 

Book Review: “Edward Albee: A Singular Journey by Mel GussowTheatre Journal, 55:2 (May 2003): 369-70.

 

October, 2003: Director, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) by Ann-Marie MacDonald, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

Book Review: “The Undiscovered Country” The Later Plays of Tennessee Williams edited by Philip C. Kolin and  Magical Muse: Millenial Essays on Tennessee Williams edited by Ralph F. Voss”. Theatre Journal (May 2004

 

Davis, Brook

 

September, 2003: Director, Angels in America: Millenium Approaches, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

April, 2004: Director, Jack , Jack the Ripper Conference, Baltimore MD.

 

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

Borderless Academe: Families in Crisis and A Lie of the Mind,” Theatre Topics, 14:1, 293-314.

 

(with Leonard, Candyce) “February in Madrid: the Escena Contemporanea,, PAJ, 76 (Fall 2003).

 

“Straight into the Body: Handmade technology and the Akhe Group’s White Cabin.” Theatre Forum, (December 2003).

 

(with Leonard, Candyce)“The Alternative Theatre Festivals in Madrid, Spring 2003: Fermín Cabal Directing the Silla Amarilla Company,”. Western European Stages, 15:2, 4-10.

 

(with Leonard, Candyce) “Carlos Rodríguez: Directing, Writing, and Editing in Madrid,” Western European Stages, 15:2, 15-20.

 

April, 2004: Director, Into the Woods, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

March, 2004: Actor, DIX, Staged reading.

 

Script development: Island, Catawba College (respondent, actor).

 

Script development: DIX, by Janice Fuller, 2003 (respondent, actor).

 

Lucas, Nina

 

November, 2003: Producer, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Concert, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University

 

November, 2003: Choreographer, Shades of Blue and Take 5, Fall/Faculty Guest Artist Concert, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

(with Lavender, John) “Time Out for Injury: Shin Splints.” Dance Voice (December 2003).

 

April, 2004: Producer, Spring Dance Concert, Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University.

 

Ludwig, Frank

 

November, 2003: Set Designer, Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

February, 2004: Set Designer, Over the Tavern, Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, FL.

 

April, 2004: Set Designer, Into The Woods, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

April, 2004: Lighting Designer, Spring Dance Concert, Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University.

 

Sichel, Diann

 

October, 2003: Choreographer, Dido and Aenaes, Brendle Recital Hall, Wake Forest University.

 

November, 2003: Choreographer, Rosa, Rosa, Rosa and A String of Wednesdays, Fall Faculty and Guest Artist Concert, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary

 

November, 2003: Costume Designer, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University

 

February, 2004: Set Designer, Monkey Business, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

April, 2004; Assistant Costume Designer, Spring Dance Concert, Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University.

 

II.        Papers and Presentations Presented at Professional Meetings

 

Andrews, Sharon

 

Director: New Play Development Program, Association of Theatre in Higher Education, New York, 3 August 2003.

 

Curry, J. K.

 

Paper: “The National Black Theatre Festival: A One-Stop Tour.” Southeast Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium, Memphis, TN, 2-4 April 2004.

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

Panel: “Finding Jobs for Academic Couples: The Power of Imagination.” Association for Theatre in Higher Education, New York, 3 August 2003.

 

Panel Co-Chair: ATHE National Writing Mentorship. Association for Theatre in Higher Education, New York, 3 August 2003.

 

Performance: “Using Improvisation in Rehearsal.” Directing Symposium, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, New York, 3 August 2003.

 

Ludwig, Frank

 

Presentation: “Studies in Computer Scenic Modeling & Rendering.” United States Institute for Theatre Technology international conference, Long Beach, CA, March 2004.

 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary

Exhibit: Set design The Marriage of Bette and Boo, “Design Expo”,  United States Institute for Theatre Technology international conference, Long Beach, CA, 17-20 March 2004.

 

Portfolio reviewer: United States Institute for Theatre Technology international conference, Long Beach, CA, 17-20 March 2004.

 

III.       Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

Curry, J. K.

 

Board Member, American Theatre and Drama Society

 

Davis, Brook

 

Consultant, Maya Angelou Research Center – HEARTS project

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

Chair, Writing Mentorship Committee, American Theatre in Higher Education

 

Lucas, Nina

 

Board Member, North Carolina Dance Alliance

 

Ludwig, Frank

Coordinator for set design area, United States Institute for Theatre Technology International Conference Student Portfolio Review Program

 

Vice Commissioner for Heritage, United States Institute for Theatre Technology Set Design Commission.

 

Vice Commissioner for Design, United States Institute for Theatre Technology.

 

Diann Sichel

Consultant, AXIA Management Consultants, Julia Stafford for Chamber Dance Project, Princeton, NJ

 

Consultant, Alexander Technique, Jill Nacke, Cedar Rapids, IA

 

Consultant, Northern California Yoga Center, Palo Alto, CA

 

Consultant, Dance Program, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

IV.       External Grants Received

 

Andrews, Sharon

 

$2,160,000      “Entrepreneurship on a Liberal Arts Campus.” Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation