Fannie, Goodman Theatre, closing 11/14/2021. E. FAYE BUTLER (GSD) is in the cast. VICTORIA DEIORIO (Faculty) is the sound designer and COLLETTE POLLARD (BFA, Scene Design, ’00) is the scenic designer.
Tilikum, Sideshow Theatre, streaming, one-night-only. From Sideshow Theatre: “a one-night-only streaming revival of Kristiana Rae Colón’s 2018 hit play, nominate for seven Joeseph Jefferson awards. This event is a benefit for the #LetUsBreathe Collective in honor of Juneteenth and the Black Lives Matter movement, and in solidarity with the protests in Chicago and around the world for an end to State-sponsered violence against Black bodies. The presentation will include remarks and conversation with some of the artists who created it.
Tickets are pay-what-you-can with a suggested donation of at least $10; however all are welcome and no one will be turned away for lack of funds. 100% of donations will go to #LetUsBreathe.”
VICTORIA DeIORIO (Faculty) is the sound designer, ISAAC GOMEZ (Faculty) is the dramaturg, JARED GOODING (BFA, Lighting Design, ’12) is the lighting designer, AMY PETER (Staff) is the props designer, and NOELLE SIMONE (BFA, Theatre Arts, ’17) is the choreographer.
American Theatre features MADIE DOPPELT (BFA, Playwrighting, ’20), LISA PORTES (Faculty) and REBECCA WILLINGHAM (MFA, Directing, ’22) in discussion of how Zoom will revolutionize today’s college theatre programs.
“Portes remains confident that the theatre community will pull through. “The good news is that we’re creative,” she says. “We’re a creative field that is built on people collaborating together to figure out how to make things—and that’s what we’re doing.””
The Chicago Tribune features ADAM CRAWFORD (BFA, Acting, ’20) KYLE CUNNINGHAM (BFA, Lighting Design, ’20), VICTORIA DEIORIO (FACULTY), COYA PAZ (Faculty), JUSTEN ROSS (BFA, Acting, ’21), KEIMON SHOOK (BFA, Acting, ’21),
“It goes back to this question of, either we think our work matters or it doesn’t. And if we think it matters, it matters now as much as it did last week,” Paz said.
“As artists, it’s our job to mirror the world,” Ross said. “And if we’re not tapped in, we can’t mirror it successfully. So I think this is, if anything, good, because it shows everybody that we’ve got more work to do.”
Always..Patsy Cline, Firebrand Theatre at The Den, closes 12/15/2019. VICTORIA DeIORIO (Faculty) is the sound designer.
Twilight Bowl, Goodman Theatre, closes 3/10/2019. ERICA WEISS (BFA, Theatre Studies, ’05) directs. VICTORIA DeIORIO (Faculty) is the sound designer, REGINA GARCIA (Faculty) is the set designer, and KELLY MONTGOMERY (BFA, Stage Management, ’11) is the stage manager.
Source: Twilight Bowl | Goodman Theatre
Tilikum, Sideshow Theatre, closes 7/29/2018. VICTORIA DeIORIO (Faculty) is the sound designer, ISAAC GOMEZ (Faculty) is the dramaturg, JARED GOODING (BFA, Lighting Design, ’12) is the lighting designer, AMY PETER (Staff) is the props designer, and NOELLE SIMONE (BFA, Theatre Arts, ’17) is the choreographer.
Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, closes 3/25/2018. VICTORIA DEIORIO (Faculty) provides the original music and sound design.
Tony Award-winner Ken Ludwig transforms Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure. Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters.