DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY

JULY 1, 2004 TO JUNE 30, 2005

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received

V. Awards

 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Andrews, Sharon

 

July, 2004: Director, Over the River and Through the Woods, Little Theatre of Winston-Salem.

 

Fall 2004: Writer and producer, Video, Create a Design Image!, Wake Forest University Office of Entrepreneurship and Liberal Arts.

 

August 2004: Actress, Dix, Minneapolis Fringe Festival.

 

October 2004: Director, Catch-22, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

Spring 2005: Producer and director, Video, Student Entrepreneurs at Wake Forest, Wake Forest University Office of Entrepreneurship and Liberal Arts.

 

January 2005: Director, In Search of a Better Life with Elvis, Forum for New Work, Wake Forest University Ring Theatre.

 

February 2005: Actress, Love Letters, Little Theatre of Winston-Salem.

 

May 2005: Director, Adult Acting Class Showcase, Little Theatre of Winston-Salem.

 

Christman, Jonathan

 

July 2004: Production Designer, Belfast Blues, Soho Theatre, London England

 

August 2004: Production Designer, Belfast Blues, New York Fringe Theatre Festival

 

October – November 2004: Production Designer, Belfast Blues, Mercury Theatre, Chicago

 

October 2004: Scenic and Lighting Designer, Catch-22, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

November 2004: Lighting Designer, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Concert, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

December 2004: Lighting Designer, alban elved Dance Company, Free Space, Winston-Salem.

 

January – April 2005: Production Designer, Belfast Blues, Culture Project Theatre- (off broadway), New York City

 

January – April 2005: Belfast Children, A Photography Exhibit, Culture Project, New York City

 

January 2005: Lighting Designer, Reading of In Search of a Better Life with Elvis, Virtual Theatre Project, Wake Forest University Ring Theatre.

 

January 2005: Lighting Designer, Reading of N, Virtual Theatre Project, Wake Forest University Ring Theatre.

 

February 2005: Scenic and Lighting Designer, Antigone, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

April - May 2005: Lighting Designer, Gray Area, Virtual Theatre Project, 2100 Sq Feet theatre, Los Angeles.

 

April 2005: Lighting Designer, Twelfth Night, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre

 

April 2005: Lighting Designer, Free Gift, Reynolda House, Winston-Salem.

 

June 2005: Scenic & Lighting Designer, The Exonerated, Blue Moon Theatre Company, The Garage, Winston-Salem.

 

Davis, Brook

 

August 2004: Actor, Dix, Minneapolis Fringe Festival.

 

September 2004: Director, Secret Rapture, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

March 2005: Director, Three Hats, TomFoolery Productions, SECCA, Winston-Salem.

 

June 2005: Director, staged reading of The Exonerated, Blue Moon Theatre Company, The Garage, Winston-Salem.

 

Friedenberg, John

 

September 2004: Producer, Secret Rapture, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

October 2004: Producer, Catch-22, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

February 2005: Producer, Antigone, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

April 2005: Director/Producer, Twelfth Night, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

August 2004: Actor/Producer, Dix, Minneapolis Fringe Festival

 

October 2004: (with Krishnan, Lakshmi, WFU Amnesty president) Soft Spots, fight choreographer, Maxi-Pad Poetry, director; and program advisor for Amnesty International “Domestic Disturbance” program, Wake Forest University Ring Theatre.

 

November 2004: Actor, Brain People, staged reading directed by José Rivera, Wake Forest University Ring Theatre.

 

February 2005: Director, Antigone, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

8 April 2005: Director/Program Designer/Reader, Old Dogs, The Terrified Photographer, Beneath it All, reading of Alfonso Armada plays during his 2005 visit.

 

“Ellen Stewart and LaMama,” Tell a Story, University Office of Entrepreneurship and Liberal Arts (2005).

 

Lucas, Nina

 

September, 2004: Choreographer, Secret Rapture, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

November 2004: Producer, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Concert, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

November 2004: Restaging Choreographer, Nightbird, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Concert, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

March 2004: Choreographer, 3 Hats, SECCA, Winston-Salem.

 

Ludwig, Frank

 

September 2004: Lighting Designer, A Secret Rapture, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

October 2004:             Set Designer, Art, Charlotte Repertory Professional Regional Theatre, Charlotte, NC.

 

March 2005: Two scenic designs, World Stage Design Exhibit, U.S. Institute of Technical Theatre International Conference, Toronto, Canada.  Designs appear in printed catalogue and digital catalogue.

 

April 2005: Set Designer, Twelfth Night or What you Will, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

April 2005: Lighting Designer, Spring Dance Concert, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

 

Roy, Leah

 

August 2004: Actor, Dix, Minneapolis Fringe Festival

 

12 November 2004: Actor, Brainpeople, staged reading directed by Jose Rivera, Wake Forest University Ring Theatre.

 

23 January 2005: Actor, In Search of a Better Life with Elvis, Wake Forest University Ring Theatre.

 

June 2005: Actor, The Exonerated, Blue Moon Theatre Company, The Garage, Winston-Salem.

 

July 2004 – June 2005: Drummer, Living Rhythms Drum Choir, multiple venues and dates.

 

Sichel, Diann

 

November 2004: Choreographer, e.t.a (estimated time of arrival), Fall Faculty and Guest Artist Dance Concert, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

April 2005: Artistic Director: Spring Dance Concert, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

April 2005: Performer and collaborator with professional dance artist Claire Porter, Walking with a Window, Hayes/Christiansen Theatre, Salt Lake City.

 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary

 

August 2004: Set and costume designer, Dix, Minneapolis Fringe Festival.

 

September 2004: Set designer, The Secret Rapture, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

February 2005: Costume designer, Catch-22, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

March 2005: Two designs, World Stage Design Exhibit, U.S. Institute for Technical Theatre, International Conference, Toronto, Canada. Designs appear in printed catalogue and digital catalogue.

 

April 2005: Costume designer, Twelfth Night, Wake Forest University MainStage Theatre.

 

II.        Papers and Presentations

 

Andrews, Sharon

 

Presentation: (with Davis, Brook) “Our Reality: The Story of Us and Them.” Mid-Atlantic Theatre Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, 4 March 2005.

 

Curry, J. K.

 

Paper: “The National Black Theatre Festival: A One-stop Tour.” The Best of  Theatre Symposium Panel, Southeastern Theatre Conference, Greensboro, NC, 5 March 2005.

 

Davis, Brook

 

Presentation: (with Andrews, Sharon) “Our Reality: The Story of Us and Them.” Mid-Atlantic Theatre Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, 4 March 2005.

 

Presentation: "Mentoring Student Directors: A Seminar on Issues, Insights and Ideas." Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference, Toronto, 31 July 2004.

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

Faculty Forum: “Reading and Reality:  Shanghai, Hong Kong, Kyoto and Beyond.” Catawba College, Salisbury, NC, 21 September 2004.

 

Ludwig, Frank

 

Presentation: “Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder and Other Myths of Art.” North Carolinians for Home Education State Conference, Winston-Salem, 27 May 2005.

 

Presentation: “What Makes Art Work.” North Carolinians for Home Education State Conference, Winston-Salem, 28 May 2005.

 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary

 

Portfolio reviewer, U.S. Institute of Technical Theatre International Conference, Toronto, Canada, 16-20 March 2005.

 

III.      Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

Christman, Jonathan

 

Consultant for the Plaintiff, Kinman vs State of New Hampshire

 

Design Consultant, Three Hats, Michael Huie

 

Curry, J. K.

 

Board member, American Theatre and Drama Society

 

Davis, Brook

 

Co-chair, Writing Mentorship Subcommittee, Association for Theatre in Higher Education

 

Consultant, Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health– HEARTS - Health Education through the Arts

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

Editorial advisor/upper level reader, Theatre Topics, Johns Hopkins University Press

 

Lucas, Nina

 

Board Member, North Carolina Dance Alliance

 

Ludwig, Frank

 

Coordinator for set design area, U. S. Institute for Theatre Technology Student Portfolio Review Program, international conference

 

Vice Commissioner of Design, U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology National Set Design Commission

 

V.        Awards

 

Andrews, Sharon

(with Davis, Brook) “Innovative Teaching Award 2005,” Wake Forest University Teaching and Learning Center

 

Davis, Brook

(with Andrews, Sharon) “Innovative Teaching Award 2005,” Wake Forest University Teaching and Learning Center

 

Gendrich, Cindy

 

Junior Faculty Fellowship, Wake Forest University