DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY

JULY 1, 2005 TO JUNE 30, 2006

 

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 M.

 

12 November 2005: Director, Stage Reading, Tropic of X by Caridad Svitch, Virtual Theatre Project and WFU Forum for New Work, WFU Ring Theatre.

 

10-19 February 2006: Director, Gint by Romulus Linney, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

31 May - 1 June 2006: Director, Mornings at Seven by Paul Osborne.

 

Book, Lynn

 

12 November 2005: Performer, Stage Reading, Tropic of X by Caridad Svitch, Virtual Theatre Project and WFU Forum for New Work, WFU Ring Theatre.

 

14 January 2006: Original material, director, performer, notes on desire, WFU Ring Theatre.

 

April 2006: Performer, Lawerence Ferlinghetti poems, Phil Hanes 80th birthday celebration, SECCA

 

Christman, Jon

 

Lighting Designer, Gray Matter, Virtual Theatre Project, Los Angeles.

 

23 September-2 October 2005: Lighting Designer, Hay Fever, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

12 November 2005: Lighting Designer, Stage Reading, Tropic of X by Caridad Svitch, Virtual Theatre Project and WFU Forum for New Work, WFU Ring Theatre.

 

11-12 November 2005: Lighting Designer, Kennedy’s Children, Reynolda House, Winston-Salem.

 

17-20 November 2005: Lighting Designer. Fall Dance Concert, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

14 January 2006: Lighting Designer, notes on desire, WFU Ring Theatre.

 

10-19 February 2006: Set and Lighting Designer, Gint by Romulus Linney, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

31 March – 9 April 2006: Set and Lighitng Designer, Kiss Me Kate, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

April 2006: Lighting Designer, Moving Pictures, Reynolda House, Winston-Salem.

 

Collins, Ray

 

28 October – 6 November 2005: Director, Marvin’s Room by Scott McPherson, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

November 2005: Director, Kennedy’s Children, Reynolda House, Winston-Salem.

 

February 2006: Director/Actor, Romeo & Juliet, Winston- Salem Symphony & The North Carolina School of the Arts, Stevens Center, Winston-Salem.

 

April 2006: Director, Moving Picture, Reynolda House Babcock Auditorium.

 

Curry, Jane K.

 

Article: “The National Black Theatre Festival: A One-Stop Tour.” In Theatre Symposium v. 13, Theatre in Transit: Tours of the South, Summer 2005.

 

Davis, Brook

August 2005: Producer/Director, Wake World, Performance for Freshman Orientation, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

September and October 2005: Director, Jack, Levering Cherry Orchard Theatre, Ararat, VA.

 

January 2006: Director, Three Hats, Surry County Arts Council, King, NC.

 

February 2006: Director, Jack, Greensboro Fringe Festival, Greensboro, NC.

 

Friedenberg, John

 

23 September – 2 October 2005: Producer, Hay Fever, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

28 October – 6 November 2005: Producer, Marvin’s Room, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

10-19 February 2006: Producer, Gint by Romulus Linney, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

31 March – 9 April 2006: Director and Producer, Kiss Me Kate, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

 

Gendrich, Cynthia M.

 

September 2005: Director, Hay Fever, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

November 2005: Actor “Wanda”, Kennedy’s Children, Reynolda House, Winston-Salem.

 

Lucas, Nina M.

“First Time Attendee.”18th Annual International Association of Blacks in Dance Conference Program (2006): 15.

 

17-20 November 2005:  Artistic Director, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Concert, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

17-20 November, 2005:  Choreographer, Imminent, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Concert, WFU MainStage Theatre

 

January 2006:  Choreographer, Three Hats, Surry County Arts Council, King, NC.

 

30 March – 9 April 2006:  Choreographer, Kiss Me Kate, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

20-23 April 2006:  Artistic Director, Spring Student Choreographic Concert, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

Ludwig, Frank P.

 

28 October – 6 November 2005: Set & Lighting Designer, Marvin’s Room, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

31 March – 9 April 2006: Scenic Designer, Kiss Me Kate, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

Roy, Leah E.

 

23 September – 2 October 2005: Actor, Hay Fever, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

11-12 November 2005: Actor, Kennedy’s Children, Reynolda House, Winston-Salem.

 

23-26 March 2006: Actor, Stay, Blue Moon Theatre Company, The Garage, Winston-Salem.

 

2 May 2006: Director, Vital Signs, WFU Ring Theatre.

 

Shapiro, Brantly B.

 

17-20 November 2005: Choreographer, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Concert, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

10 December 2005: Artistic Director, Community Ballet Nutcracker, WFU MainStage Theatare.

 

20 May 2006: Choreographer, Community Ballet performance demonstration, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

Soriano, Christina T.

 

17-20 November, 2005:  Choreographer, Vertically Amiss, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Concert, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

Choreographer, STAY Providence College Dance Company

 

Choreographer, STAY Northeast region American College Dance Festival

 

Guest performer, Island Moving Company Open for Dancing festival, Newport, RI.

 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary R.

 

23 September – 2 October 2005: Set Designer, Hay Fever, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

28 October – 6 November 2005: Costume Designer, Marvin’s Room, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

31 March – 9 April 2006: Costume Designer, Kiss Me Kate, WFU MainStage Theatre.

 

 

II. Papers and Presentations

 

 

Andrews, Sharon M.

 

Presentation: Director, Autumn’s Child, New Play Development Program, American Theatre in Higher Education Conference, San Francisco, 29 July 2005.

 

Book, Lynn

 

Paper: “A body that is Voiced is a Chorus of Voices (not necessarily harmonized)”, Creative Action: Gender and the Arts National Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, March 2006.

 

Presentation: “Voice and Its Bodies”, Creative Action: Gender and the Arts National Conference, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, March 2006.

 

Presentation: “Self Employment in the Arts;, S. E. A. Conference, Reynolda House, April 2006.

 

Curry, Jane K.

 

Paper: “A Theatrical Plea for Tolerance: Lessing’s Nathan the Wise.” Southeastern Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, 31 March – 2 April 2006.

 

Presentation: “Wendy Wasserstein.” Women’s Voices Panel, Salem College, 17 February 2006.

 

Gendrich, Cynthia M.

 

All-Conference Session Leader: “Make Your Passion Your Profession, A Conversation with Dr. Elliot McGucken.” SEA (Self Employment in the Arts) Conference, 1 April 2006, Winston-Salem.

 

 “Thinking Outside the Box: Finding and Creating Ways to Use Your Talents” with Lynn Book and Elliot McGucken. SEA (Self Employment in the Arts) Conference, April 1, 2006.  W-S, NC.

 

“Cook it Up—A Creativity Forum: Four Nights of Curious Pleasure…” Night One, February 9, 2006: “Sourcing Creations: Wrestling Spirits and Making Meaning,” with Dilip Kondepudi, moderated by Lynn Book.

 

Talk Back Moderator: The Exonerated, Blue Moon Theatre Company, The Garage, Winston-Salem, June 23 - 25, 2005 (with Carlton Eversley, Daryl Hunt, Stephen Boyd).

 

Lucas, Nina M.

Master Class:  “Intermediate Jazz Technique.” American College Dance Festival, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, 30 March – 2 April 2006.

 

Ludwig, Frank P.

 

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

 

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

 

Roy, Leah E.

Presentation: Autumn’s Child: Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference, San Francisco, 28 July 2005.

 

Soriano, Christina T.

Master Class: “Modern Dance Technique” American College Dance Festival, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, 30 March – 2 April 2006.

 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary R.

Presentation: “Costume Tour of China”, Southeast Theatre Conference, Orlando, FL, 2-4 March 2006

 

 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

 

Andrews, Sharon M.

Board Member and Company Member, Virtual Theatre Project, Los Angeles, CA

 

Consultant, Virtual Theatre Project, New Play Development of A Fragile Life by Shiva Rose, Los Angeles, CA

 

Book, Lynn

 

Consultant: Kenan Institute

 

Christman, Jon

 

Consultant and site design coordinator: National Black Theatre Festival

 

Board Member, Blue Moon Theatre Group

 

Curry, Jane K.

Associate Editor, Theatre Symposium, v. 16 and 17

 

Board member, American Theatre and Drama Society

 

Friedenberg, John

 

Board member, alban elved dance company

 

Gendrich, Cynthia M.

 

Peer-reviewer, Theatre Topics, Johns Hopkins University Press

 

Lucas, Nina M.

 

Board Member, North Carolina Dance Alliance

 

Ludwig, Frank P.

 

Consultant:  Tenure review for University of Kentucky

 

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

 

Vice Commissioner of Design, United States Institute for Theatre Technology National Set Design Commission

 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary

 

Consultant: Tenure review for Oregon State University

 

IV. External Grants Received – none

 

V. Awards

 

 

Andrews, Sharon M.

 

Zachary T. Smith Professorship

 

Davis, Brook

 

Reid-Doyle Prize for Excellence in Teaching

 

Gendrich, Cynthia M.

 

Junior Faculty Fellowship

 

Lucas, Nina M.

 

Dedication to teaching and commitment to Excellence, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council and Order of Omega, Fall 2005