Festival 45 – Daily Schedules

Choose a day below to view the daily schedule, see the workshop descriptions, or click here [PDF] to download the full Festival 45 program.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Friday, February 8, 2013
Saturday, February 9, 2013

Tuesday, February 5

Time Description Location
2:00 – 7:00p Design, Technologies, and Management Check in and Set-up. Bldg. C, Rm. C 266 1&2, DSC
4:00 – 5:00p Stage Management Fellowship Orientation B Bldg, Rm 101, DSC
5:00 – 8:30p NPP & Dramaturgy Orientation and Mixer. Playwrights, dramaturges, directors, and stage managers of One-Act plays and Ten Minute plays are required to attend. Mixer to follow Bldg. C, Rm. 262 DSC
7:00 – 8:30p Design, Technologies and Management Orientation Response format explained & questions answered. Includes new festival activities and announcements. Mandatory meeting B Bldg. Rm. 101, DSC
7:15 – 8:00p Irene Ryan volunteers/timekeepers meet with coordinator to discuss procedures. J Bldg. Rm. 128, DSC
8:00 – 8:45p Irene Ryan Feedback Respondents Orientation J Bldg, Rm. 128, DSC
8:30 – 10:00p Design and Technology Exposition Responses. Open for all participants. Bldg. C, Rm. C 266 1&2, DSC
9:00 – 10:30p Irene Ryan Orientation. Rooms assigned & problems addressed. Mandatory meeting J Bldg. Theatre, DSC.
10:00 – 10:45p Darton State College/GSW University Student Volunteer Orientation J Bldg. Rm. 128, DSC
10:30p Hospitality Suite: All guest artists, faculty and staff invited. The Rock House, MA

Legend:
DSC – Darton State College
AMA – Albany Municipal Auditorium
MA – Merry Acres

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Time Description Location
7:30a Irene Ryan volunteers, judges, respondents, and timekeepers check in. Lobby of F (Humanities) Bldg., DSC
7:30 – 8:00a Tech Briefing Festival 44 David Shelton Award Recipient: Grand Finale in the Darton College Theatre Theatre, J Bldg. DSC
8:00a -7:00p Irene Ryan Preliminary Round Auditions and Feedback Sessions Room 1: (F 113)
Room 2: (F 115) Room with piano
Warm Up Rm: F 102
8:00 – 11:00a Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy (formerly National Critics Institute) orientation B Bldg. Rm 101, DSC
8:00 – 8:30a Ten-Minute Playwrights, Directors, Dramaturgs and Stage Managers check in for auditions J Bldg. Rms. 124-126, DSC
8:30 – 10:30a Ten-Minute Play Auditions – Any festival participant may audition for these new plays. J Bldg. Rms. 121-126, DSC
8:00 – 11:30a Festival 44 David Shelton Full-Length Load-in and Rehearsal: Grand Finale by Lauren Street, University of Louisville. J Bldg Theatre, DSC
9:00a –12:00p Regional Design & Technology Exposition Preliminary Round. Open for all festival participants to listen. C Bldg. Rm. 266-1&2, DSC
9:00a – 11:00a Stage Management Meeting #1 with Kathy Snyder Bldg. J, Rm. 125-127, DSC
9:00 – 10:30a Technical Briefing for invited productions performed in the Municipal Auditorium. Technical staff for each show should be represented. Albany Municipal Auditorium
9:00 – 10:30a Workshop: Scenic Painting Intensive (1st of 3 sessions) with Charlie Calvert F Bldg., Rm. 117 (Paint Studio) DSC
9:00 – 10:30a Workshop: Patterning: Drafting a Sloper vs. Draping a Sloper with Stephanie Shaw. (Part 1 of 2). Bldg. J, Rm. 128, DSC
9:00 – 11:00a Workshop: The Powerful Presence with Nicolette Routhier Bldg. C, Rm. 266-3, DSC Student Center
10:00 – 11:30a Workshop: The Artist as Citizen with Nick Dalton of ASTEP. Bldg. J Rms.125-127
11:00a-1:00p Workshop: Broadway Audition Bootcamp with James Gray of The Open Jar Institute Bldg C, Rm.266-3, DSC
11:30a – 1:30p One-Act Play Concert Readings Session I Rehearsals B Bldg. Rm 101, DSC
12:00p Festival 44 David Shelton Award Recipient: Grand Finale by Lauren Street, University of Louisville. J Bldg Theatre, DSC
12:00 – 1:00p Workshop: Informational Session: Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS with Kimberly Russell Bldg. C, Rm. 203, DSC
12:00 – 1:30p Workshop: Faculty Response Training with Jeff Green. Bldg J Rm. 128
1:00p Cast lists posted for Ten-Minute plays outside J Bldg, Rm 124-126, DSC
1:00 – 5:00p Regional Design & Technology Project Preliminary Round. Open for all participants Bldg C Rm 266-1 &2, DSC
1:00 – 4:00p Workshop: Devising without Compromise with Nicolette Routhier Bldg C, Rm. 266-3, DSC Student Center
1:00 – 2:30p Workshop: Mask as Departure Point with Tom Marotta Bldg. C, Rm. 251
2:00 – 7:00p Ten-Minute Play Rehearsals J Bldg Rm 121-126
2:00 – 3:30p Workshop: Conversation with writer/director Alan Bailey Bldg. J, Rm. 128, DSC
2:00 – 4:00p One-Act Play Concert Reading Session I B Bldg. Rm. 101, DSC
2:00 – 4:00p Workshop: Rendering the Event on the Page with Nelson Pressley Bldg. C, Rm. 203, Darton Student Center
3:00 – 4:30p Workshop: A Conversation with Broadway Stage Manager, Kimberly Russell Bldg. J, Rm. 133
3:00 – 4:30p Workshop: Broadway Audition Boot camp with James Gray of The Open Jar Bldg E, Rm. 108, Cavalier Arena, DSC
3:00 – 5:00p Dramaturgy Meeting with Derek Davidson and Lenora Brown C Bldg, Rm. 252 DSC Student Center
3:00 – 7:30p Load-in for Barnum Albany Municipal Auditorium
4:00 – 5:15p Response to One-Act Play Concert Reading Session I Lecture Hall B Bldg. Rm 101, DSC
4:00 – 5:30p Workshop: After College, Then What? with Kevin Kennison Bldg. J, Rm. 128, DSC.
5:30 – 7:30p SDC Fellowship Orientation with Dewey Scott-Wiley C Bldg, Rm. 266-3 DSC
5:30 – 6:30p Response Session for Grand Finale Bldg. B, Rm. 101, DSC
6:00 – 7:30p Design Meet ‘n’ Greet Dessert Reception C Bldg Rm 266-1&2, DSC
8:30p Barnum by Cy Coleman, Michael Stewart, and Mark Bramble, Anderson University. Albany Municipal Auditorium
After Performance: Festival Welcome, Irene Ryan Semi-Finalists Announcement Albany Municipal Auditorium
11:00p Irene Ryan Semi-Finalists Meeting Annie- Laurie Wheat, Charlton James, and Deborah Martin Albany Municipal Auditorium
11:00p – 1:00a Student Party – Bring I.D.— under 21 stamped Event Center Ballroom, MA
11:00p Hospitality Suite – All guest artists, faculty and staff invited The Rock House, MA

Legend:
DSC – Darton State College
AMA – Albany Municipal Auditorium
MA – Merry Acres

Thursday, February 7

Time Description Location
7:30 – 9:00a ITJA Open Lab Manor House, 2nd Floor, MA
9:00 – 10:00a ITJA Meeting Manor House, 2nd Floor, MA
7:30 -11:30a Load-in for Life of Galileo Albany Municipal Auditorium
8:00 – 10:00a Dramaturgy Interviews with Derek Davidson and Lenora Brown Bldg. J Rm 128, DSC
8:00a – 1:30p Irene Ryan Semi-Finals Rehearsal with Annie-Laurie Wheat, Deborah Martin, and Charlton James J Bldg, Theatre, DSC
8:00-9:30a Ten Minute Play Rehearsals Bldg. J, Rms 121-126, DSC
9:00a – 12:00p National Design & Technology Responses Bldg. C, Rm. 266-1 & 2, DSC
9:00 – 11:00a Stage Management Meetings #2 with Kathy Snyder Bldg C, Rm 251, DSC Student Center
9:00 – 11:00a SDC Preliminary Round Bldg. C, Rm. 266-3, DSC Student Center
9:00 – 11:00a Workshop: Script Analysis and the Director’s Vision with Richard Herman Bldg C. Rm. 252, DSC Student Ctr
9:00 – 10:30a Workshop: Scenic Painting Intensive with Charlie Calvert. Part 2 of 3. Bldg. F, Rm. 117, DSC.
9:00 – 10:30a Workshop: The Mathematics of Acting with Drea Lewis Bldg. B, Rm. 101, DSC
10:00a – 12:00p Workshop: Pilot Season Prep (formerly: On Camera Cold Reading)—the Audition for Film and Television with John Pallotta Bldg. J, Rm 121-125 DSC
10:30a – 12:00p Workshop: Patterning: Drafting a Sloper vs. Draping a Sloper with Stephanie Shaw. Part Two Bldg. J, Rm. 128, DSC
11:00a – 12:30p Workshop:.Activating the Monologue with Kevin Kennison Bldg. C. Rm. 266-3, DSC
11:00a – 12:30p Workshop: Educator and AEA member Roundtable (faculty only) Bldg. C, Rm. 252, DSC
11:00a – 12:30p Workshop: The Role of the Theatre Critic: A Conversation with Nelson Pressley, Drama Critic of the Washington Post Bldg. C, Rm. 203, DSC
11:30a – 1:30p One-Act Play Concert Readings Session II Rehearsals Lecture Hall, Bldg B, Rm 101, DSC
12:00p Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht. Catawba College Albany Municipal Auditorium
12:00 – 2:00p Workshop: Actors Commercial Workshop with Jane Gabbert Bldg. J, Rms. 122-126, DSC
12:45 – 2:45p Stage Management Meeting #3 with Kathy Snyder Bldg C, Rm 251 DSC Student Center
1:00 – 6:00p National Design & Technology Preliminary Round Bldg C, Rm 266-1&2, DSC Student Center
1:00 – 2:30p Workshop: Broadway Audition Bootcamp with James Gray of the Open Jar Institute Bldg E, Rm 108, DSC
1:00 – 2:30p Workshop: The Mathematics of Acting with Drea Lewis Bldg. C, Rm. 266-3
2:00 – 7:00p Irene Ryan Semifinal Auditions J Bldg. Theatre, DSC.
2:00 – 4:00p One-Act Play Concert Reading Performance Session II Bldg. B ,Rm. 101, DSC
2:00 – 3:30p Workshop: TroubleSHOOT! with Tony Galaska Bldg. C, Rm. 252, DSC
2:00 – 4:00p Workshop: Transformational Audition Technique and Character Development with John Pallotta Bldg. J, Rm 121 – 125, DSC
3:00 – 4:30p New Work Dramaturgy with Lenora Brown Bldg. J, Rm. 133, DSC
3:00 – 4:30p SDC Preliminary Round Response C Bldg, Rm 266-3, DSC Student Center
4:00 – 5:00p Workshop: A Conversation with Jane Childs Bldg. J, Rm. 128. DSC
4:00 – 5:30p Workshop: Alternative Avenues in the Entertainment Industry with Jesse Dreikosen Bldg. C, Rm. 203, DSC
4:00 — 5:30pm Workshop: An Introduction to the Linklater Technique with Paul Ricciardi Bldg C Rm. 251, DSC
4:00 – 5:00p Response to Barnum Bldg. C, Rm. 252, DSC Student Center
4:00 – 8:00p Load-in for Platero y Yo Albany Municipal Auditorium
4:00 – 7:00p Auditions: Open Jar Institute with James Gray Bldg E, Rm. 108, Cavalier Arena Dance Studio, DSC
4:00 – 5:15p Response to One-Act Play Concert Reading Session II B Bldg., Rm. 101, DSC
4:30 – 6:00p Workshop: Ensemble Movement Workshop and Introduction to The National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center with Kevin Bunge Bldg. C, Rm. 266-3, DSC Student Center
5:00 – 6:30p Ten-Minute Play Rehearsals J 121-126, DSC
6:00 – 7:30p Workshop: “A Conversation with Todd Rosenthal & Toni-Leslie James” B Bldg., Rm. 101. DSC
8:30p Platero y Yo by Juan Ramon Jimenez, University of Puerto Rico Albany Municipal Auditorium
After Performance: Region IV Medallion Presentation, SDC and Irene Ryan Finalists Announced Albany Municipal Auditorium
11:00p Hospitality Suite for faculty and staff The Rock House, MA

Legend:
DSC – Darton State College
AMA – Albany Municipal Auditorium
MA – Merry Acres

Friday, Feb 8

Bldg. E, Rm. 108, DSC

Time Description Location
7:30 – 9:00a ITJA Open Lab Manor House, 2nd Floor, MA
7:30a Load In for Crowns Albany Municipal Auditorium
8:00a – 1:30p Rehearsals for Irene Ryan Final Round J Building Theatre, DSC
8:00a – 11:30a Irene Ryan Finalists Feedback Sessions J Building Theatre Green Room, DSC
8:00 – 11:00a SDC Finalists Rehearsal Session Bldg. C, Rm 266-3, DSC Student Ctr
8:00 – 9:30a Ten-Minute Play Rehearsals Bldg. J, Rm. 121-126
8:00 – 9:00a Rehearsal Decision Height Bldg. B, Rm. 101, DSC.
9:00 – 10:30a ITJA meeting Manor House, 2nd Floor, MA
9:00a – 12:00p National Design & Technology Responses Bldg. C, Rm. 266-1&2, DSC Student Center
9:00 – 11:00a Festival 45 David Shelton Full Length Play Reading, Decision Height by Meredith Levy, Hollins University B Bldg., Rm. 101, DSC
9:30 – 11:00a Devised Theatre Rehearsals with Joel Williams (Schedule TBD) Bldg J, Rm 121-126
9:00 – 10:30a Workshop: Scenic Painting Intensive (3rd of 3 sessions) with Charlie Calvert Bldg. F, Rm. 117, DSC
9:00 – 10:00a Response Session for Life of Galileo Building J, Rm. 128, DSC
10:00 – 11:00a Response for Platero y Yo Bldg. C Rm. 252, DSC Student Center
11:00a – 12:00p Response for Decision Height Bldg. J, Rm. 128, DSC
11:00a – 12:30p Workshop: The One-Person Show: How to Carlos-Manuel Chavarria Bldg. C, Rm. 203. DSC Student Center
11:00a – 12:30p Workshop: Breaking Your “Type”with Robin Knepp with Brooke Turner Bldg. C, Rm. 251, DSC
11:00a –1:00p Workshop: Developing a Solo Show with Paul Ricciardi Building C, Rm. 252, DSC Student Center
11:00a – 2:00p Devised Theatre Performance and Response Session One Bldg J, Rms. 121-126. DSC
11:30a – 1:30p One-Act Play Concert Readings Session III Rehearsals Bldg. B, Rm. 101, DSC
12:00 – 1:00p Irene Ryan Semi-finalists Response session Bldg. J, Rm. 128, DSC
1:00 – 3:00p National Design & Technology Responses Bldg C, Rm. 266-1&2, DSC
1:00 – 2:30p Workshop: Knots and Ropes for Stage Hands with William McCorkle Bldg. C, Rm. 203, DSC
1:00 – 3:00p Workshop: The National Theatre Institute: Ensemble Movement Workshop and NTI information session with Kevin Bunge. For Students Bldg. E, Rm. 108. DSC Cavalier Arena Dance Studio
1:00 – 2:30p Devising with ASTEP and Nick Dalton Bldg. C, Rm. 266-3, DSC
1:00 – 2:30p Workshop: A Career in the Theatre with Tom Miller, AEA Bldg. J, Rm. 128, DSC
2:00 – 3:30p Devised Theatre Rehearsal Session II Bldg. J, Rms. 121-126. DSC
2:00 – 3:30p Workshop: Mask as Departure Point with Tom Marotta Bldg.C, Rm. 251
2:00 – 5:00p Irene Ryan Final Round Auditions J Building Theatre, DSC
2:00 – 4:00p One-Act Play Concert Reading Performance Session III Bldg. B, Rm. 101, DSC
2:00 – 4:00p Workshop: Getting Hired with Val Winkelman Bldg. J, Rm. 133, DSC
2:00 – 5:30p SDC Finalists Interviews (Scheduled meeting times TBA) Bldg. C, Rm. 252, DSC
2:30 – 4:00p Workshop: Stage Management Roundtable Discussion with Kathy Snyder Bldg. J, Rm. 128, DSC
2:30p – 4:00p SDC Membership: An Open Discussion with Sharon Ott. For both faculty and students Bldg. C, Rm. 203, DSC
3:00 – 4:30p Workshop: Notes to a Director or Playwright with Lenora Brown Bldg. J, Rm. 133. DSC
3:00p – 4:30p Movement for Actors: Jazz Dance with Liz Delancy Bldg. B, Rm. 108, DSC
3:30 – 5:30p Devised Theatre Performance Session II Bldg. J, Rms. 121-126
4:00 – 5:00 Workshop: Creating a Stellar Portfolio with Kip Shawger Bldg C, Rm. 203, DSC
4:00 – 5:30p Ten-Minute Play Rehearsals Bldg. C, Rm. 266-3, DSC Student Center
4:00 – 5:15p Response to Short Play Concert Reading Session III Bldg B, Rm. 101, DSC
5:00 – 7:00p Irene Ryan Finalists Response session J Bldg. Theatre, DSC
6:00 – 7:00p Devised Theatre Response Session II Bldg. J, Rms. 121-126, DSC
6:00 – 8:00p SDC Finalists Rehearsal Session (schedule TBA) Bldg C, Rm. 266-3, DSC
8:30p Crowns by Regina Taylor. Alabama State University Albany Municipal Auditorium
After Performance: National KCACTF Awards for Theatrical Design Excellence, The Allied Design and Technology Awards, SETC/David Weiss Awards, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas Awards, Stage Management Fellowship Award Albany Municipal Auditorium
11:00p Hospitality Suite – All guest artists, faculty and staff invited The Rock House – MA

Legend:
DSC – Darton State College
AMA – Albany Municipal Auditorium
MA – Merry Acres

Saturday, Feb 9

Time Description Location
7:30 – 9:00a ITJA Open Lab Manor House, 2nd Floor, MA
7:30 – 9:00a Technical Rehearsal for Ten-Minute Plays J Bldg. Theatre, DSC
8:00 – 11:00a SDC Load In and Rehearse Bldg C, Rm. 266-3, DSC Student Center
8:30 – 11:30a ITJA meeting Bldg B, Rm. 101
8:00a – 12:30p Design Exhibit is open Bldg. C, Rm. 266
9:00 – 10:00a Response for Crowns Bldg C, Rm. 252, DSC, Student Center
9:00 – 10:30a Workshop: Ensemble Movement Workshop and Introduction to The National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center with Kevin Bunge Bldg. J, Rm. 124-126, DSC
9:00 – 10:30a Ten-Minute Play Festival J Bldg Theatre, DSC
9:00 – 10:30a Workshop: Design Presentation: Maximum Impact with Ron Keller Bldg. C,Rm. 203, DSC
10:00 – 11:30a Workshop: Actors Commercial Workshop with Jane Gabbert Bldg. E, Rm.108, DSC Cavalier Arena Dance Studio
10:30 – 11:30a Ten-Minute Plays Response Session J Bldg. Rm. 128, DSC
10:30 – 12:00p Workshop: VISION SHARING: Productive Collaboration with your Production Team with Shannon Robert Bldg. J, Rm. 133, DSC
10:30a – 12:00p Load-in and rehearsal for “Last Chance” J Bldg. Theatre, DSC
11:00a – 12:00p SDC Finalists Performance Bldg C, Rm. 266-3, DSC Student Ctr
11:30a – 1:00p Workshop: Casting—How to Get the Job with Betty Hart Bldg. J, Rm. 124-126, DSC
12:00 – 1:30p Load-in and rehearsal for “Plus One” J Bldg Theatre, DSC
12:30 – 1:00p SDC Finalists Response Session Bldg. C, Rm. 266-3, DSC Student Center
12:30 – 2:00p Strike of Design Expo Bldg C, Rm. 266-1 & 2, Student Center
12:30 – 2:00p Workshop: Writing Plays for Audiences, Or Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me… with David Blakely Bldg C, Rm 252, DSC
2:00 – 3:30p Workshop: Mask as Departure Point: The Marotta Movement Method with T. Anthony Marotta Bldg E, Rm 108, DSC
2:00 – 4:00p Workshop: An Introduction to Brass Soldering with Ron Keller Bldg. J, Rm. 128, DSC
2:00 – 4:00p Invited One Acts: “Plus One” by Tyler J. Stuart, University of Central Florida and “Last Chance” by Bryant Hernandez, SCAD J Bldg. Theatre DSC
3:00 – 5:00p Workshop: “Developing a Solo Show” with Paul Ricciardi Building C, Rm. 252, DSC Student Center
3:00 – 4:30p Workshop: Activating the Monologue with Kevin Kennison Bldg. B, Rm. 101 DSC
3:00 – 8:00p Load-in for Bellocq’s Ophelia Albany Municipal Auditorium
4:00 – 5:30p Workshop: Introduction to Projection Mapping or What I learned at The Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas with Jared LeClaire Bldg. C, Rm. 203
4:00 – 5:30p Workshop: Actors Commercial Workshop With Jane Gabbert Bldg. J, Rm. 124-126, DSC
4:00 – 5:00p Response for “Plus One” and “Last Chance” J Bldg Theatre, DSC
8:30p Natasha Trethewey’s Bellocq’s Ophelia Adapted by Ernie Zulia, T.J. Anderson, and Lexie Mondot. Hollins University Albany Municipal Auditorium
After performance: Ten-Minute Play Award, One-Act Play Award, NPP Directing Award, SDC Directing Award, Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy Award, Dramaturgy Award, Irene Ryan Scholarship Recipients. Albany Municipal Auditorium
11:00p – 12:00a(Tentative) Response session for Bellocq’s Ophelia Albany Municipal Auditorium
11:00p Hospitality Suite – All guest artists, faculty and staff invited The Rock House, MA
11:00p – 1:00a Student Party Merry Acres Event Center Ballroom, MA
12:00a Bellocq’s Ophelia Strikes Albany Municipal Auditorium

Legend:
DSC – Darton State College
AMA – Albany Municipal Auditorium
MA – Merry Acres