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Ep. #3: “Ways Not to Drown” by Heidi Kraay

Kraay explores fractured characters, first instincts, and the evolution of the love story in “Ways Not to Drown.” Heidi is known for writing across disciplines and training in diverse theater vocabularies. Other plays include How To Hide Your MonsterNew Eden, DIRT (co-devised), Me and My Shadow and Kilgore, plus several one-acts, short plays, and plays for young audiences. Heidi holds an MFA in Creative Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Arts from California Institute of Integral Studies and is a member of the Dramatists Guild. You can learn more about Heidi’s work here.

 

CAST

Kern – Ashley Hovell
Fan – Erika Mori
Stage Directions – Amanda Bermudez
 
EDITED BY: Daniel Easler
RECORDED BY: HBMG Foundation in Creede, Colorado

 

Ep. #2: “Cage Match” by Lavour Addison

In this episode, Lavour Addison shares his short play “Cage Match,” along with his thoughts on writing, acting, and personal storytelling. Originally from the Bahamas, Lavour is an alum of the Case Western Reserve University Cleveland Play House MFA program, and most recently took part in the Long Wharf Theatre’s new works festival in the play Strings by Angella Emurwon. Other roles include Ross in Macbeth at the Lake Tahoe and Idaho Shakespeare Festivals, Macbeth in the CWRU/CPH MFA Acting Program’s Macbeth, and Mecutio in Chautauqua Theatre Company’s Romeo and Juliet. He is currently developing a one man show and multiple short plays.  You can learn more about Lavour’s work here.

 

CAST

Dad – Manuel Zárate
Son – Tyquan Payne
Announcer – Joshua Bermudez
Stage Directions – Amanda Bermudez
 
EDITED BY: Daniel Easler
RECORDED BY: HBMG Foundation in Creede, Colorado
 

Ep. #1: “Closet Monsters” by Liz Fisher

Join us for the short, sweet, and delightfully dark play “Closet Monsters,” followed by an interview with the playwright. Liz Fisher is an interdisciplinary theater artist based in Austin, Texas. She is a 2018 recipient of the Princess Grace Award, winner of the National SDC Directing Award, and a fellow of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. She is also Co-Artistic Director of Whirligig Productions, where she wrote and directed the company’s inaugural production, Deus Ex Machina. You can learn more about Liz’s work here.

 

CAST

Mommy – Ann Catherine Zárate
Son – Alice Stanley
Stage Directions – Liz Engelman
 
EDITED BY: Daniel Easler
RECORDED BY: HBMG Foundation in Creede, Colorado