DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY

JULY 1, 2006 TO JUNE 30, 2007

 

 

 

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

 

August 2006: Assistant Director, Going After Cacciati by Romulus Linney, New Play Development Program, American Theatre in Higher Education Conference, Chicago.

 

August 2006: Co-Creator/Co-Director, Wake World, Freshman Orientation, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

February 2007: Director, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams, Little Theatre, Winston-Salem.

 

February 2007: Producer, Forum for New Work, Student New Play Competition, Wake Forest University.

 

26-27 February 2007: Producer, Staged Reading new award winning full length plays, Feeding the Roses and Joe, Wake Forest University.

 

26-27 February 2007: Director, Staged Reading, Lyrics by Rebecca Cannon, Virtual Theatre Project and WFU Forum for New Work, Wake Forest University.

 

April 2007: Director, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

 

Book, Lynn

 

19 January – 7 April 2007: Exhibition Producer/Director, RE:garding Next - collaborative culture project, SECCA Balcony Gallery, Winston-Salem.

 

23-25 March 2007: Performer, RE:Next, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art Dunn Auditorium, Winston-Salem.

 

30 March 2007: Performer, RE:Next, Roulette, New York, NY.

 

31 March 2007: Performer, RE:Next, SPACE, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

 

Christman, Jonathan

 

September 2006: Scenic Lighting Projection Designer, Belfast Blues, Rubicon Theatre, Ventura CA.

 

September 2006: Scenic Designer & Lighting Designer, An Enemy of the People, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

November 2006: Lighting Designer, Fall Dance Concert, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

January 2007: Scenic Lighting Designer, A Yankee Trader, Virtual Theatre Project Los Angeles.

 

February 2007: Lighting Designer, Psycho Beach Party, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

April 2007: Scenic Designer & Lighting Designer, Romeo & Juliet, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

 

Curry, Jane Kathleen

 

November 2006: Director, Nathan the Wise by G.E. Lessing, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

February 2007: Actor, Staged reading of Virtual Theatre Project New Works winner, Ring Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

 

Davis, Brook

 

August 2006: Co-Creator/Co-Director, Wake World, Freshman Orientation, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

September 2006: Director, An Enemy of the People, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

March 2007: Director, Jack, Southeastern Theatre Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

May 2007: Director, The Houdini Show, Tom Foolery Productions , Winston-Salem, NC.

 

 

Friedenberg, John

 

September 2006: Supervising Producer, An Enemy of the People, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

November 2006: Supervising Producer, Nathan the Wise by G.E. Lessing, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

February 2007: Supervising Producer, Psycho Beach Party, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

April 2007: Supervising Producer, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

February 2007: Director, Psycho Beach Party, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

February 2007: Sound Designer, Psycho Beach Party, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

February 2007: Actor (Margaret), Joe ,Virtual Theatre Project New Play Readings, Ring Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

March 2007: Director, Mid-America Dramatist’s Lab, Mid America Theatre Conference, Minneapolis.

 

March 2007: Actor, Mid-America Dramatist’s Lab, Mid America Theatre Conference, Minneapolis.

 

 

Lucas, Nina

 

November 2006: Producer and Artistic Director, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Dance Concert, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

November 2006: Choreographer, Hot, Beatnik, Sexy, Cool, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Dance Concert, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

April 2007: Producer and Artistic Director, Spring Student Choreographic Dance Concert, MainStage Theatre,  Wake Forest University.

 

 

Roy, Leah

 

February 2007: Two Week Guest Artist African Drumming Residency: Rotella Elementary School and Maloney Elemenatry School, Waterbury CT.

 

 

Soriano, Christina

 

November 2006: Choreographer, The Trace of a Moving Point, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Dance Concert, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

November 2006: Choreographer, Performer and Sound Score Composer, Begin Again, Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Dance Concert, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

29 November 2006: (with J. Carasco and students) Improvisational Dance Performer, Hanes Art Gallery Opening, Scales Fine Arts Center Lobby, Wake Forest University.

 

January 2007: Choreographer and Performer, Begin Again, NC Fringe Festival, Greensboro.

 

February 2007: Choreographer, Psycho Beach Party, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

April 2007: Movie Extras Cast Member, Leatherheads, directed by George Clooney.

 

April 2007: Choreographer, Romeo and Juliet, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

11 May 2007: Choreographer and Performer, Mesostics, Bickett Gallery, Raleigh, NC.

 

30 June 2007: Choreographer and Performer Begin Again, American Dance Festival’s “ACTS TO FOLLOW” Performance Series.

 

 

Wayne-Thomas, Mary

 

November 2006: Costume Designer, Nathan the Wise, MainStage Theatre, Wake Forest University.

 

 

II. Papers and Presentations

 

 

Book, Lynn

 

Guest Lecture: Innovation Series, University of Southern Mississippi, as part of the Trent Lott Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, April 2007

 

 

Christman, Jonathan

 

Paper: “Scenic and Lighting Design for the flying Performer” United States Institute of Theatre Technology National Convention, Las Vegas, April 2007

 

 

Curry, Jane K.

 

Panelist: “Rewriting American GLBT Legacies: Challenges, Results, and Future Directions,” Association for Theatre in Higher Education Conference, Chicago, 4 August 2006

 

 

Gendrich, Cynthia M.

 

Paper: “Memories of the future, Anna Maria Monteverdi”, trans. Teatro e nuovi media, Il principe Costante (Milano), July 2006.

 

Paper:  “Beyond the British Museum:  The Educational and Pedagogical Benefits of Travel outside Our Comfort Zones,” South Eastern Theatre Conference, Atlanta, March 2007.

 

Paper: “Developing Global Citizens,” Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Chicago, IL, 6 August 2006.

 

 

Soriano, Christina

 

Paper: (with Julie Mulvihill, UNC Greensboro) “Collaborative Syllabus Project”, National Dance Educators Organization.

 

Paper: (with Heidi Henderson, Wendy Oliver) “Pedagogical Concerns in the Choreographic Process with College Students”, National Dance Educators Organization.

 

Master Class Instructor: NC Dance Alliance Annual Event, Wake Forest University December 2006.

 

Workshop Presenter: “Poetic Structures as a Compositional Tool in Choreography Class”, National Dance Association, June 2007:.

 

Paper (with Julie Mulvihill, UNC Greensboro), “Collaborative Syllabus Project”, National Dance Association, June 2007:.

 

 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

 

Andrews, Sharon

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

 

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

 

 

Curry, Jane K.

 

Associate Editor, Theatre Symposium

 

 

Gendrich, Cynthia

 

Third-level reader, Theatre Topics, Johns Hopkins University Press.

 

Consultant, Tenure decision, UNC Charlotte

 

 

Lucas, Nina

 

Board Member, North Carolina Dance Alliance

 

Co-Chair, Artist Services Committee, North Carolina Dance Alliance

 

Host, North Carolina Dance Alliance 2006 Annual Event

 

 

Soriano, Christina T.

 

Board Member, North Carolina Dance Alliance

 

 

IV. External Grants Received

 

Book, Lynn

 

$2,500             “Multi media performance project at SECCA.” Mary Duke Biddle Foundation

 

 

Davis, Brook

$1750              "The Houdini Show." Winston-Salem Arts Council

 

 

V. Awards

 

Andrews, Sharon M.

 

Zachary T. Smith Professorship

 

 

Christman, Jonathan

 

LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award Nomination- Belfast Blues Lighting Design Large Theatre

 

LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award Nomination- Belfast Blues Scenic Design Large Theatre

 

 

Gendrich, Cynthia M.

 

Wake Forest University Junior Faculty Fellowship