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Casting Call: Public Auditions for William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Fort Wayne, Indi­ana – March 11, 2014 - Local not-for-profit per­form­ing arts group, Shake­speare From The Heart. (SFTH), is hold­ing open audi­tions in Fort Wayne, IN for their pro­duc­tion of William Shakespeare’s “A Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream.”

 

All are invited to audi­tion. Expe­ri­ence is not nec­es­sary, but expe­ri­ence and knowl­edge of Shake­speare will be help­ful. Audi­tion read­ing mate­r­ial will be pro­vided. Audi­tion loca­tion and times are as follows:

 

Loca­tion: Con­cor­dia Lutheran High School PFC room

Times: Thurs­day, May 22 at 3:30–6:30pm and Sat­ur­day, May 24at 2:00–4:00pm

 

Rehearsal sched­ule to be announced.

 

Per­for­mance dates for this show will be July 25–27.  Loca­tion to be announced.

 

To sched­ule an audi­tion appoint­ment if unable to attend open audi­tions, or if you have any ques­tions, please con­tact Direc­tor Ali­cia Drier at(260)241‑5707.

 

Pro­ceeds from the per­for­mances of “A Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream” will go to sup­port Matthew 25.

 

SFTH was founded in 1999 by a local group of the Bard’s enthu­si­asts look­ing to bet­ter the com­mu­nity through the works of William Shake­speare. The goal is to cre­ate a fun envi­ron­ment where aspir­ing actors and artists come together and make Shakespeare’s plays more acces­si­ble to the masses, by per­form­ing in family-friendly envi­ron­ments to raise money for charity.

 

For more infor­ma­tion please contact:

Phoenix Pro­duc­tions

Pres­i­dent

Dustin Reid

Dustino333@gmail.com

Posted in Summer, Upcoming Productions.


Whose Shakespeare Is It Anyway!!

It is that time of year again folks, for our annual Win­ter Show! This year is the impres­sive improv, Whose Shake­speare Is It Any­way! Imag­ine all your favorite improv games done Shake­speare style. Directed by and star­ring Peter Meyer and Nol Beck­ley, with help from Chad Bur­ris and A.Dustin Reid, be pre­pared to see their take on Scenes from a Hat, Mov­ing Peo­ple, The Dat­ing Game, and many many more. A freewill offer­ing will be accepted to help ben­e­fit Matthew 25.

Per­for­mance dates for this show will be held at:
Emmanuel Lutheran
917 W Jef­fer­son Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Feb 28, Mar 1
Mar 7, Mar 8
7:00 pm.

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Whose Shakespeare is it Anyway Casting Call

 

Cast­ing Call: Pub­lic Audi­tions for “Whose Shake­speare Is It, Anyway?”

Fort Wayne, Indi­ana – OCT 26, 2013 - Local not-for-profit per­form­ing arts group, Shake­speare From The Heart. (SFTH), is hold­ing audi­tions in Fort Wayne, IN for their pro­duc­tion of Whose Shake­speare Is It, Any­way?.

This impro­vi­sa­tional com­edy incor­po­rates the Bard’s most com­plex char­ac­ters into such sit­u­a­tions as The Dat­ing Game, Bad Direc­tor and Unfor­tu­nate Cast­ing Deci­sions, among others.

All are invited to audi­tion. Expe­ri­ence is not nec­es­sary, but expe­ri­ence and knowl­edge of Shake­speare will be help­ful. Audi­tion read­ing mate­r­ial will be pro­vided. Audi­tion loca­tion and times are as follows:

Audi­tions will be held at Allen County Main Pub­lic Library, in the Globe Room, on Novem­ber 17 from 4pm until library close.

Per­for­mance dates for this show will be announced.

To sched­ule an audi­tion appoint­ment if unable to attend open audi­tions, or if you have any ques­tions, please con­tact Direc­tor Peter Meyer at (260)409‑2068 or Assis­tant Direc­tor Nol Beck­ley at (260) 602‑9830.

Pro­ceeds from the per­for­mances of Whose Shake­speare Is It, Any­way? will go to sup­port a local charity.

SFTH was founded in 1999 by a local group of the Bard’s enthu­si­asts look­ing to bet­ter the com­mu­nity through the works of William Shake­speare. The goal is to cre­ate a fun envi­ron­ment where aspir­ing actors and artists come together and make Shakespeare’s plays more acces­si­ble to the masses, by per­form­ing in family-friendly envi­ron­ments to raise money for charity.

 

For more infor­ma­tion please contact:

Phoenix Pro­duc­tions Inc.

Shake­speare From the Heart

Pres­i­dent

Dustin Reid

Dustino333@gmail.com

Posted in Upcoming Productions, Whose Shakespeare is It Anyway? (2014), Winter.


October Board Meeting

This evening, the Phoenix Pro­duc­tions Board of Direc­tors will meet in an Open Board Meet­ing at 7pm at Mad Anthony’s. All mem­bers are wel­come to attend.

Address for Mad Anthony: 1121 Tay­lor St Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Posted in PPI Business.


Open Board Meeting — October 8

Our next Board meet­ing will be open to all mem­bers of Shake­speare from the Heart/Phoenix Pro­duc­tions. We will be meet­ing at Mad Anthony’s on Octo­ber 8 at 7pm.

While we will be meet­ing at a restau­rant, atten­dees will not be required to order food or drink.

Please email information@phoenixprodinc.com for the agenda.

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Summer 2013 Success!

Thanks to our amaz­ing cast and every­one who came out — Phoenix Pro­duc­tions raised $1111.11 for Fort Wayne Ani­mal Care and Control.

On behalf of the Board of Direc­tors and the Offi­cers of Phoenix Pro­duc­tions, I’d like to extend a warm thank you to every­one who was involved in our first sum­mer pro­duc­tion with the new orga­ni­za­tion. This was a fan­tas­tic first show­ing, and we’re even more excited for the win­ter production!

Posted in Charity, Romeo and Juliet (2013), Summer.


It’s Here!

Our first Shake­speare from the Heart pro­duc­tion as a Phoenix Pro­duc­tions Incor­po­rated com­pany goes on stage this weekend!

The show - Romeo and Juliet

The venue - Fort Wayne Ani­mal Care and Control

The days - Sat­ur­day June 29 and Sun­day June 30

The times - 1:30pm and 6:30pm both days

The cost - NOTHING! (Unless you would like to donate to FWACC)

As this is an out­door per­for­mance, we urge our audi­ence mem­bers to bring out­door seat­ing (camp­ing chairs, blan­kets, or a mix­ture of both), sun­screen, and bug spray.

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Romeo and Juliet Fundraiser!

Our sum­mer pro­duc­tion is fast approach­ing, and we need the help of our mem­bers and our won­der­ful supporters!

Please visit our GoFundMe cam­paign — Help Shake­speare, Help Pup­pies and con­sider a dona­tion towards this cause. The pro­ceeds of this fundraiser will be split 50/50 between Shake­speare from the Heart and Fort Wayne Ani­mal Care and Control.

To donate, please visit http://www.gofundme.com/36c5c8

Posted in Charity, Romeo and Juliet (2013), Summer, Upcoming Productions.


Romeo and Juliet 2013 Cast

Intro­duc­ing the cast for Romeo and Juliet! Per­for­mances are com­ing soon on June 29! Tell your friends!!

Lord Mon­tague — A.Dustin Reid
Lady Mon­tague — Lisa Blan­chard
Romeo Mon­tague — Caleb Meyer
Mer­cu­tio — Jor­dan Ross
Ben­vo­lio — Lucas Gerke
Abram — Car­o­line Meyer
Lord Capulet — Peter Meyer
Lady Capulet — Naomi Stephens
Juliet Capulet — Car­olynn Stouder
Tybalt — Andrew Canaveral
Friar — Keith Roman
Paris — Chad Bur­ris
Nurse — Theresa Bower
Princess/Apothocary — Cather­ine Har­bor
Sampson/Peter — Kath­leen Chris­t­ian
Gre­gory — Krisna Kahlen­beck
Balthasar — Mikayla Kahlenbeck

 
Direc­tor: A.Dustin Reid
Assis­tant Direc­tor: Ali­cia Drier
Stage Man­ager: Eric Beesley
Assis­tant Stage Man­ager: Zach Reid

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PPI Board Meeting April 24, 2013 Minutes

For all inter­ested par­ties, the min­utes from our most recent Board meet­ing are avail­able at the short­ened link below. This will open in a Google Docs webpage.

http://tinyurl.com/PPIminutesApril

Posted in Minutes, PPI Business, Uncategorized.




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