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Table of Contents Welcome�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6 THE WOLVES��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 7 Acknowledgements......................................................................................... 8 Cast of Characters........................................................................................ 11 Corporate Sponsors��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������12 Notes from the Director Alexandra Harbold and Joe Murray.......................... 14 Micro-Mini Season........................................................................................ 16 Who’s Who����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������18 Coming Next: PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL..................................................... 25 Season Add-ons��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������26 University Professional Theatre Program....................................................... 27 Sponsors, Friends and Supporters................................................................ 28 Salt Lake Acting Company Staff���������������������������������������������������������������������32 Board of Trustees������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������33 For Our Audience������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������36
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Welcome to THE WOLVES! Salt Lake Acting Company contributes greatly to the national theatre field by developing new plays and producing World Premieres. Since SLAC has the reputation of producing plays of high quality with integrity for a loyal, open and adventurous audience, we get the rights to plays that took New York City by storm such as HAND TO GOD, FUN HOME and now THE WOLVES. In sharing the excitement of this 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist. We asked the cast: “What makes you a wolf?” “As Mia Hamm once said, ‘My coach said I run like a girl, and I said if he ran a little faster he could too.’ I am a wolf because I am a GIRL who chooses to play with the strength and confidence of a wolf pack.” ~Alison Stroud “The thing that makes me a wolf is my belief in a pack. I believe that we all need our own ‘pack’ to survive in this world - individuals who will back us up when we need and who we can, in turn, protect.” ~Madi Cooper “Having a powerful intuition and being really ferocious when it comes to protecting my loved ones. I’m loyal to our pack and I’ll defend it.” ~Louise Dapper “A lifetime of love.” ~Tracie Merrill “I am a wolf because I am light and dark, chaos and harmony and if I allow you in my pack my passion, my loyalty, my ferocity and my love will never let you down.” ~Mary Neville “The Wolf is an intellectual. The Wolf embodies intuition. The Wolf utilizes instinct. The Wolf relies on their pack, all are ruthless team players. The Wolf craves the kill. The Wolf lives to survive. The Wolf is brute strength. The Wolf is feared by man. I am a Wolf.” ~Ireland Nichols “I’m like a wolf because I have a pack mentality. I love working and being with others. I’m playful, not aggressive unless you mess with a member of my pack and I’m very strong. I am a wolf.” ~Hailee Olenberger “While I am cute, fun, and sweet with a loyalty to my pack, I have a strength that I am not afraid to let shine through. I am a fierce fighter with a heart and soul full of love and a desire to avoid conflict and protect others.” ~Fina Posselli “I am a wolf because being on a team means putting fiery passion on the field or on the stage. We work to make something beautiful whether that’s a play about women who aren’t props in a man’s story. Or we work hard to make a beautiful game, to get that bicycle kick, to beat the odds and achieve the impossible. I am a wolf and I am also a part of the pack.” ~Cezanne Smith “This cast is a pack of fiercely loyal, deeply intuitive and intelligent women and as a company we can confidently chant ‘We are the Wolves!’” ~McKenzie Steele Foster Thank you for being here and cheers to all our inner wolves! With gratitude, Cynthia Executive Artistic Director
THE WOLVES By
Sarah DeLappe Director
Erik Reichert William Peterson
Soccer Consultant Joe Murray
Assistant Stage Manager
Fight Choreography Consultant
University Professional Theatre Program Assistant Sound Design
* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States “The Wolves” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. World premiere produced by The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Artistic Director | Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) on September 8, 2016 and remounted on December 5, 2016 by special arrangement with Scott Rudin and Eli Bash. Originally presented by New York Stage and Film and Vassar in the Powerhouse Season, Summer 2016. Playwrights Horizons Theater School produced a workshop of The Wolves in 2015 in association with Clubbed Thumb, where the play had been developed previously. Winner of the 2016 Sky Cooper New American Play Prize at Marin Theatre Company, Mill Calley, CA Jasson Minadakis, Artistic Director; Keri Kellerman, Managing Director Produced by Lincoln Center Theater, New York City, 2017 THE VIDEOTAPING OR MAKING OF ELECTRONIC OR OTHER AUDIO AND/OR VISUAL RECORDINGS OF THIS PRODUCTION OR DISTRIBUTING RECORDINGS ON ANY MEDIUM, INCLUDING THE INTERNET, IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED, A VIOLATION OF THE AUTHOR’S RIGHTS AND ACTIONABLE UNDER UNITED STATES COPYRIGHT LAW. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT: WWW.SAMUELFRENCH.COM/WHITEPAPER
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Cast of Characters
#11…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…...…McKenzie Steele Foster* #25………………………………………………………………………….….Madi Cooper #13…………………………………………………………………….Hailee Olenberger* #46……………………………………………………………………….Alison Jo Stroud #2……………………………………………………………………………....Fina Posselli #7……………………………………………………………………………..…Mary Neville #14…………………………………………………………………………...Louise Dapper #8………………………………………………………………………..….Cézanne Smith #00 ………………………………………………………………………..Ireland Nichols Soccer Mom………………………………………………………………..Tracie Merrill* * Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States
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NOTES FROM THE DIRECTOR
THE WOLVES’ playwright Sarah DeLappe speaks of her hope that we wonder “who each of these girls are as they slowly reveal themselves over the course of the play,” and as we have practiced on the field and rehearsed together, I keep thinking of Virginia Woolf’s journal entry: “I should say a good deal about The Hours, and my discovery: how I dig out beautiful caves behind my characters: I think that gives exactly what I want; humanity, humor, depth. The idea is that the caves shall connect and each come to daylight at the present moment.” The Wolves feels like a warren of these caves running just under the surface, forcing up the earth as they cross into and around one another. One of the many reasons I love Sarah’s play is that it subverts the idea of a single protagonist, a single hero’s journey. Perhaps it’s because we’ve been talking about high school together, pouring our own stories, memories, bruises and victories into the caves of The Wolves, but the term bildungsroman has resurfaced from my (long-ago) high school English class. The German term names the literary genre focused on the psychological and spiritual growth of a young protagonist as they cross a threshold between childhood and adulthood. In The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe has written not one but rather of a pack’s interconnected rites of passage, failures and victories. When my godmother heard that I was directing The Wolves, she sent me Abby Wambach’s 2018 Commencement Remarks at Barnard College, which were inspired by her seeing a production of Sarah DeLappe’s play. In her remarks, Wambach proffers four rules that she has used to unify and lead her own pack: Rule One: MAKE FAILURE YOUR FUEL (Wolf Pack: Fail up. Blow it, and win.) Rule Two: LEAD FROM THE BENCH (Wolf Pack: Wherever you’re put, lead from there.) Rule Three: CHAMPION EACH OTHER (Wolf Pack: Her Victory is your Victory. Celebrate it.) Rule Four: DEMAND THE BALL It has been an unbelievable privilege and gift to work with this company on The Wolves and to tunnel into all the caves where Sarah asked us to dig. I am awed by each of these women – their ferocity, strength, and generosity as they have invested in the play and one another. They are the Wolves. Ever thanks to Salt Lake Acting Company, Joe, the Wolves’ pack and Creative Team. Alexandra Harbold
& SOCCER CONSULTANT
Sir Alex Ferguson, famous ex-coach of Manchester United, was once asked to explain the amazing free-kick taking prowess of star player, Cristiano Ronaldo. “There’s no secret. The important thing is practice. It makes perfect as I was taught in school. The boy practices every day, that’s the reason he’s so good. We go for a cup of tea and leave him to it”. The Wolves do not need to be at Ronaldo’s level for this play, but the point is that even the greatest talents need to work on fine tuning their skills. As with acting, repetition and practice are critical. Prior to formal rehearsals, we held soccer practice every Saturday from 9-10am for 9 weeks. The soccer-playing experience of the cast members is varied: some having played competitively in high school, others having played until middle or elementary school, and one or two that had never played soccer, but have alternative sporting backgrounds. The goal of the practice sessions was to allow them to discover or re-discover soccer skills, focusing a lot on the basics of controlling and passing a ball. Their growing confidence on the field week-over-week was obvious and a joy to behold. A coach of mine once said that “football (soccer) is a simple game, complicated by fools”. With that in mind, I tried to replicate a real-life soccer practice in the sessions: warm-up, stretching, some passing drills, shooting, and finally (and the most fun) a game. While much of what the team (cast) has worked on in practice may not be applicable to their stage performance, I believe that working on all aspects of the game will ultimately benefit the play. I also believe that their instinctive team dynamic has been very important to their process as a cast. I conclude with my player bios for The Wolves SC:
when on the ball. She may be the skinny one, but don’t mess with this Muay-Thai specialist. Mary (#7): Sporting natural, putting her basketball nous to good use on the soccer field. Penalty kick specialist. Desperately tried, but failed ultimately, to suppress her use of choice language. Cezanne (#8): Bouncy goal-poacher, always in the right place at the right time…even if her character is a defender. McKenzie (#11): McFlicky. Never saw a flick that she couldn’t resist. Eye for the spectacular…and missing a wide open goal. Vocal…in ways that earn yellow cards. Hailee (#13): Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Also fond of a flick or three. That said, a hard-nosed defender at heart…don’t mess with her. Louise (#14): Brazilian…need I say more. Very fond of the move made famous by the Dutch master, one Johan Cruyff. Madi (#25): Captain Fantastic, leads by example, even if she was the first to receive a yellow card in practice (see #7 and #11 – actors have a way with “language”). Alison (#46): If she wasn’t focused on her acting, she could be playing college-level soccer without a doubt. Great ball-handling skills and a wicked shot (in other words, get out of the way).
Ireland (#00): Great outfield skills for a goalie. Her catlike instincts come from many hours playing Ultimate Frisbee. Fina (#2): Fast uber-flexible defensive stalwart, never giving you a moment’s piece
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NOTES FROM DRAMATURG
“This is the story of how I never stopped running. This is the story of how, when the wolves knocked, I met them at the door and I became the beast, instead.” –Ashe Vernon When considering coming of age stories for girls, titles like Mean Girls, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, or even A Cinderella Story may come to mind. The narratives share a similar understanding of the teenage girl experience, including a network of close friends, the struggle to adhere to societal norms, and ultimately, a happy ending. While these stories do not appear particularly insidious, they often play off of the negative stereotypes of female relationships—including the constant desire for romantic relationships, the negativity and alienation of girl groups, and dramatic and manipulative behavior. With these kind of examples, how do teenage girls understand themselves within the context of their communities? Sarah DeLappe’s dramatization of a girls’ indoor soccer team preparing for competition originally premiered in New York in 2016. At first glance, The Wolves may appear as a similar take on the female coming of age story. However, this is a world dictated and organized by the girls themselves. DeLappe described the setting as “the only place where they are athletes, first and foremost. I was interested in creating a world where teenage girls could define themselves, as opposed to being defined by parents or boyfriends or the male gaze.” The Wolves asks audiences what it means to grow up as a teenage girl. The team is a community within itself—a place for each individual to explore her own identity and
attempt to understand how they fit within a wider context. DeLappe’s work requires attention to detail, a searching for hints that reveal each character’s individual experience and perspective so that each facet is slowly revealed to the audience as the play progresses. Structurally the play allows for a constellation of stories, emphasizing the “choose-your-own-adventure” aspect DeLappe has created, playing on the musicality in what she describes as “an orchestration for nine voices, each representing one of the girls.” In what has been termed “a pulsating portrait,” a “firecracker,” and “a dizzying whirl of attitude, anxiety, and adolescent hormonal volatility,” The Wolves uses the smallest and even the most ordinary conversation to magnify the lives within the team. It offers sympathy without pity and recognition without judgment, with teenage girls seen as “complicated, nuanced, very idiosyncratic people […] who were athletes and daughters and students and scholars and people who were trying actively to figure out who they were in this changing world around them.” The Wolves create bonds that bend, bind, and support—reminding us that teenage girls are more resilient than we often give them credit for.
Brantley, Ben. “’The Wolves’ are Back in a Rush of Combustible Energy.” The New York Times, 21 November 2017. Lemon, Brendan. “Sarah DeLappe on Women Warriors.” Lincoln Center Theatre. 3 October 2017. https://www.lct.org/explore/blog/sarah-delappewomen-warriors/ Accessed 17 July 2018. Rooney, David. “’The Wolves’: Theatre Review.” The Hollywood Reporter, 20 November 2017.
WHO’S WHO MADI COOPER (#25) is
thrilled to be making her SLAC debut! She is a recent graduate from the University of Utah, where she received a BFA in Musical Theatre. Some of her favorite university credits include Christine in the U.S. premiere of THE BEAUTIFUL GAME, Campbell in BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL, and Whatsername in AMERICAN IDIOT. Additional credits include Amber in HAIRSPRAY at The Grand Theatre and Elle in LEGALLY BLONDE. She would like to thank Andra, Cynthia, Mitch, and her friends and family.
LOUISE DAPPER (#14)
is delighted to perform Sarah DeLappe’s first play. She is an international student from Brazil pursuing her BFA in Theatre Performance at Westminster College and has performed for Brazilian companies before coming to the United States. Recent credits at Westminster’s Dumke Theatre include LOVE AND INFORMATION (Actor), AS WE KNEW IT (Hallah), and MACHINAL (Nurse/ Defense Lawyer).
TRACIE MERRILL* (Soccer
Mom) is over the moon to be working with Andra and this amazing team at SLAC. SLAC credits include RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN and ICE GLEN. A transplant from back east, other favorite local and regional works include: ELEEMOSYNARY, SELMA 65, CHEAT, STOP KISS (Pygmalion), ONE BIG UNION, LADY MACBETH, DI ESPERIENZA (Plan-B), DRACULA (PTC), RINGS (Grand Theatre), THE RAINMAKER (Hale), METAMORPHOSES, AS YOU LIKE IT (Clarence Brown Theatre), LA BETE (Theater at Monmouth) and three Shakespeare tours. Film and TV credits
include 127 Hours and Disney Channel’s Den Brother. Tracie also loves any opportunity to be involved in developing new plays (call me!). A member of AEA, she received her MFA from UT-Knoxville and a classical degree from Weber Douglas Academy in London. Huge thanks and love to her hubby and her dad.
MARY NEVILLE (#7) is
honored to be making her SLAC debut with THE WOLVES. She recently starred as Eliza Newsom in Wasatch Theatre Company’s production of WHAT WE’RE UP AGAINST. As a fan of improv comedy, she has been in many shows at the Off-Broadway Theatre, some of which include: UTAHOMA, and DRACMAN VS. SUPERIORMAN. Another one of her favorite credits is PICNIC at the Grand Theater where she played the feminine hygiene teacher, Christine Schoenwalder. This past year she has also had the privilege of working on the films Jane and Emma and Not Cinderella’s Type. She’d like to extend a huge thank her family and friends for all the love and support.
(#00) is ecstatic for her professional debut in this impressive work by Sarah DeLappe at SLAC! She has recently entered the Salt Lake theatre scene after relocating from South Dakota. She is furthering her education in the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah. In the past two years at the U, Ireland has played various roles from Moth in Shakespeare’s LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST to Masha in Anton Chekhov’s THE SEAGULL. She would like to thank her family and friends for their endless love and support. Ireland would also like to thank the faculty and professors that are helping guide her on this crazy lifelong journey in such a fulfilling profession!
WHO’S WHO HAILEE OLENBERGER*
(#13) is excited to be playing #13 in SLAC’s production of THE WOLVES! She was recently seen as Medium Alison in last season’s production of FUN HOME. She loves Salt Lake Acting Company and can’t wait to see where this show takes her!
enjoyed her time working with the Milwaukee Repertory Theater on the Leadership Board Teen Council. She is currently shooting a web series called Tech Week. For more, follow @ Cezanne_S on Instagram.
McKENZIE STEELE FOSTER* (#11) holds
a BFA in Acting from Brigham Young University and is excited to be performing for her first FINA POSSELLI (#2) is time at Salt Lake Acting ecstatic to be making her SLAC debut in THE WOLVES! Company. Her most recent credits include Irina in Riot Act›s MOPEY WRECKS, The She is in her second Little Prince in Sackerson’s THE LITTLE year of the University PRINCE, Daisy in STALLED at the Great Salt of Utah’s Actor Training Lake Fringe Festival and Romeo in Riot Program (ATP). She was Act’s HØÜSES. last seen as Lorraine in HINDSIGHT, an immersive walking play in downtown SLC ALISON JO STROUD (#46) produced by Sackerson, and before that is very excited to be was Rosie in CABARET at SLCC Black Box making her professional Theatre. She was an acting and technical debut at SLAC! She is apprentice for Lyric Repertory Company’s currently a sophomore 2017 season, which included WAIT UNTIL in the Actor Training DARK, BIG RIVER, THE COMPLETE WORKS Program while also OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE ABRIDGED, and pursuing a double emphasis in the Stage THE FOREIGNER. She is thankful for the Management Program at the University support of her ATP classmates, professors, of Utah. She was a part of the University and her family. She is a grateful recipient of Utah Youth Theater Conservatory of this year’s Theatre Department Tuition and placed first at the Musical Theater Scholarship and the Desert Whale Competition of America in 2017. She has Productions, Inc Scholarship. been seen on stage at Juan Diego Catholic High School as Sandy in GREASE, Ann CÉZANNE SMITH (#8) is Putnam in THE CRUCIBLE, and Sir Andrew thrilled to be in her SLAC in TWELFTH NIGHT. She was also seen as debut with THE WOLVES. Her Eurydice in ANTIGONE and Vivienne in classically educated roots have brought her all over the LEGALLY BLONDE, both at University of Utah Youth Theater Conservatory. She country, having trained with also has spent over 10 years playing American Players Theater, competitive soccer and was a part of New School of Drama, and Interlochen Arts the Olympic Development Program Camp. As an alumni of First Stage’s Young and was the Captain of her ECNL (Elite Company, she was given the opportunity Clubs National League) soccer team. She to be co-captain on the Utah Shakespeare would love to thank her amazing family, High School competition team. Some of her professors, coaches, and friends for their recent credits include ANTIGONE, ALL’S WELL endless love and support. THAT ENDS WELL, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. She also
SARAH DELAPPE (Playwright) Sarah
DeLappe’s play THE WOLVES (Pulitzer Prize finalist; Lortel, Outer Critics Circle nominations for Best Play/Emerging Playwright; Relentless Award, Sky Cooper New American Play Prize; Susan Smith Blackburn and Yale Prize finalist) premiered at The Playwrights Realm, following an engagement with New York Stage and Film, and development with Clubbed Thumb, followed by a production at Lincoln Center Theater. Fellowships and developmental support include The MacDowell Colony, The Ground Floor, LCT3 Playwright in Residence, Ars Nova Play Group, Page One Fellowship at The Playwrights Realm, SPACE on Ryder Farm, and Sitka Fellows Program. MFA: Brooklyn College.
ALEXANDRA HARBOLD (Director) is
thrilled to return to Salt Lake Acting Company. Previously, she directed TRIBES and the premieres of CLIMBING WITH TIGERS (SLAC, Flying Bobcat, & the Red Fred Project), (A MAN ENTERS), and THE PERSIAN QUARTER; and acted in HAND TO GOD, TWO STORIES, CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, SIX YEARS, and ICE GLEN. Upcoming projects include cocreating THE LIVE CREATURE & ETHEREAL THINGS (Flying Bobcat in collaboration with Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company), directing THE RIVALS (Babcock Theatre) and staged readings of AT THE BOTTOM (Pinnacle Acting Company) and DONNA (Plan-B Theatre); and dramaturging SWEAT (Pioneer Theatre Company). Harbold is Co-Founder/Co-Artistic Director of Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory and an Assistant Professor of Directing in the University of Utah›s Department of Theatre. www.alexandraharbold.com
ERIK REICHERT (Set Design) is honored
to design his second set at Salt Lake Acting Company. Erik studied music composition at Cal State Fullerton before moving to Salt Lake City. Rejecting music, he embarked on a career in floristry which he continues to this day. Through
flowers he was introduced to production design and worked on Touched by an Angel and High School Musical among other shows and films. Ever restless he started a sushi catering company only to be bought out by a local night club where he became head chef and eventual manager. Thoroughly finished with the nightlife he started with SLAC in 2014 as a carpenter and was recently promoted to Construction Supervisor. His first foray into theater set design was last season’s STAGS LEAP. Erik is currently learning the Xaio flute and practicing music again.
WILLIAM PETERSON (Light Design) is
the Master Electrician at SLAC, and is so pleased to design his third show at SLAC, having designed last season’s SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY and STAG’S LEAP. Past theatre design credits in the area include AMERICAN IDIOT, IN THE HEIGHTS, THE MOUNTAINTOP, THE NETHER, PIRATED, 35MM, DAMN YANKEES, SHE LOVES ME, and GIRL OF GLASS. In 2016, he received the National Barbizon Award for Excellence in Lighting Design from the Kennedy Center for his work on Weber State University’s 9 CIRCLES. William is the Technical Director/Stage Manager for Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, with whom he frequently tours nationally and internationally. He holds a BA in Theatre Arts – Design/Tech from Weber State University and works as the Production Stage Manager for California State University Summer Arts, and Resident Lighting Designer for Good Company Theatre in Ogden. He is semi-fluent in Czech, and 40-word fluent in Mongolian and Korean, and enjoys trail-running, traveling, and working in the arts in all its forms. (www.william-peterson.com)
KERSTIN DAVIS (Costume Design) is
thrilled to design her first show at Salt Lake Acting Company. Her previous costume design credits are OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD (Babcock Theater), ECLIPSED (Studio 115), and YOU NEVER CAN TELL (Babcock Theatre). In addition
WHO’S WHO to costume design, she has been acting around the Salt Lake Valley for over 20 years for several companies. This includes Desert Star Playhouse, Off-Broadway Theater, and the Egyptian Theatre. She also voiced the title role in the PC game 13 Cards to Midnight, and its sequel 13 Cards to Dead Time. She would like to thank her beautiful family for supporting her through everything.
JENNIFER JACKSON (Composer/Sound
Designer) is excited to return for another season with SLAC. Previous design and/ or original music credits include ROMEO AND JULIET (Yale Repertory Theatre); HIR, HAND TO GOD, HARBUR GATE, BULL SHARK ATTACK, STREETLIGHT WOODPECKER, BLACKBERRY WINTER, TWO STORIES (Salt Lake Acting Company); TWELFTH NIGHT, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, HENRY IV, PART I (Salt Lake Shakespeare); ION (Westminster College) and THE ORPHAN (Children of an Idle Brain Theatre Company - of which she is a founding member). Her sound installations have been exhibited at the Yale University Art Gallery and the University of Utah. Jennifer holds an MFA from Yale School of Drama and is on the faculty of the University of Utah Department of Theatre where her credits include LOVE›S LABOUR›S LOST, THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN, GOOD KIDS, and SCHOOL FOR LIES. jenjacksonsound.com
JANICE JENSON (Prop Design) has worked at Salt Lake Acting Company for the past 7 years as stage manager, Company Manager, and Associate Producer and currently serves as SLAC’s Producing Director. Janice is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association and has stage managed over twenty shows at SLAC, including the last eight SATURDAY’S VOYEUR’s. Previously, Janice has worked at Park City’s Egyptian Theatre, Dark Horse Company Theatre, Plan-B, and Tuacahn Center for the Arts. In 2008 Janice was selected as a USITT Stage Management
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Mentee, where she stage managed THE HISTORY OF DRAG. Janice is a graduate of BYU in Theatre Arts Studies and recently graduated from Westminster College with her Masters of Community Leadership.
CATHERINE HEINER (Dramaturg) is
delighted to be working on her first production at SLAC! After completing Honors BAs in Writing and Rhetoric and Theatre Studies at the University of Utah, she went on to receive her MA in Literary and Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University this spring. This year she has presented research at the American Theatre in Higher Education Conference, the Comparative Drama Conference, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Theatre and Drama Graduate Student Conference. Her work in dramaturgy has included productions of AS YOU LIKE IT (University of Utah, Studio 115), AMERICAN IDIOT (University of Utah, Marriott Center for Dance), SELF DEFENSE, OR DEATH OF SOME SALESMEN (Univ. of Utah, Studio 115), and ECLIPSED (Univ. of Utah, Studio 115), which was honored at by the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in 2018. She has also received staged readings of her plays STUFFING SEASON and SHOTS FIRED (accepted thesis for the Honors College) through the University of Utah New Play Workshop, and her play IN SPITE OF OURSELVES was produced by Wit’s End Theatre Company at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival.
JOE MURRAY (Soccer Consultant) When
Joe heard that his wife, Andra, would be directing THE WOLVES, he was delighted to volunteer as soccer coach. Joe has been playing organized soccer since he was seven years old. He moved from Ireland to the US on a soccer scholarship, playing with the University of Illinois at Springfield. He has continued to play with club teams since college, and currently plays with Blak Pijeon FC in the O-40 and O-46 Utah Adult Soccer leagues. While
he has coached underage competitive and recreational soccer teams in his 20s, including a high school boys team in Illinois, THE WOLVES has been a different and unique coaching experience. He has thoroughly enjoyed working with this talented and enthusiastic cast. Go Wolves!
JUSTIN IVIE* (Stage Manager) is a proud
member of Actors’ Equity who is thrilled be a part of SLAC’s 48th season! This is Justin’s fifth time stage managing for SLAC (STREETLIGHT WOODPECKER, WINTER, HAND TO GOD, MERCURY) and SLAC audiences may recognize him from his acting work as Dev in STUPID F*CKING BIRD, Jones in TOO MUCH MEMORY, and a nine-time cast member of SATURDAY’S VOYEUR. Justin has also directed SLAC’s readings of GRANT & TWAIN and BANGBANG (PAUSE) BANG. His many other local acting credits include appearances with Pioneer Theatre Company, Utah Musical Theatre, Egyptian Theatre Company, and Old Lyric Repertory Theatre. As a director, he has staged DRIVING MISS DAISY and many seasons of THE SENIOR THEATRE PROJECT and SENIOR STAGES for Walk-Ons, Inc. He’s also directed Arthur Miller’s THE PRICE for The OtherSide Players and JACOB MARLEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL for OurSpace Theatre Company. A Weber State alumnus, Justin earned his MFA in Acting at Northern Illinois University. He has taught theatre and communications at LDS Business College, NIU, Triton College, and Weber State. Justin also designs scenery, props and theatrical masks, writes an occasional play, and sometimes even plays his banjo (when he’s pretty sure no one is listening).
KATELYN LIMBER* (Assistant Stage
Manager) is a recent graduate of Westminster College with a BFA in Theatre Performance. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with SLAC again. Her previous credits with SLAC include MERCURY (Assistant Sound Designer) and two heightened readings: REYKJAVIK
(Sound Designer), and REMARKABLY NORMAL (Sound Designer). She has also sound designed for Pinnacle Acting Company (THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, TITUS ANDRONICUS, GIDEON’S KNOT) and Westminster College (LUNA GALE, OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD, LOVE AND INFORMATION, and DON JUAN COMES BACK FROM THE WAR).
CYNTHIA FLEMING (Executive Artistic
Director) has been in the world of dance and theatre professionally for over 38 years, during which time she performed in the Broadway, National and International companies with A CHORUS LINE. Since 1995 she has worn many hats at SLAC, including Choreographer, Director, Box Office Manager and Director of Audience Services. She developed SLAC’s high quality customer service titled: Mayberry meets Space Odyssey, which is the foundation for the record breaking number of subscribers. She conceived and created the position of Director of Communication and Audience Development and assembled the communication team to generate a renewed energy and excitement about the theatre. In 2010 she became CoExecutive Producer and is now honored to be SLAC’s Executive Artistic Director. Cynthia remains a working artist in the theatre and has choreographed many SLAC productions including SATURDAY’S VOYEUR for 16 years and directed/ choreographed this musical for six years. Cynthia is proud to serve SLAC and its mission to engage and enrich community through brave contemporary theatre.
KATE HUNTER (Assistant
Sound Design) is ecstatic to be working on THE WOLVES! Kate is a senior in the Theatre Studies program at The University of Utah, with interest and experience in sound design, dramaturgy, and stage management. Previous U of U Theatre credits include UP (THE MAN IN THE FLYING CHAIR) (Sound Design) and CHESS (Dramaturgy). She looks forward to sound designing
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Acting Company is celebrating its 48th season continuing its mission is to engage and enrich community through brave contemporary theatre. Founded in 1970, SLAC is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 professional theatre dedicated to producing, commissioning, and developing new works and to supporting a community of professional artists. SLAC has been nationally recognized by the Shubert Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pew Charitable Trusts, and the Edgerton Foundation, among others. SLAC operates under a SPT Actors Equity Association contract and is a Constituent Member of Theatre Communications
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Group (a national organization for nonprofit professional regional theatres), and the National New Play Network (a national alliance of non-profit professional theatres that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays).
ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION (AEA) –
founded in 1913, represents more than 45,000 actors and stage managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society. Equity negotiates wages and working conditions, providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. AEA is a member of the AFL-CIO, and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. The Equity emblem is our mark of excellence. www.actorsequity.org
ELIZABETH KANN &VICTORIA KANN music by JOHN GREGOR lyrics by JOHN GREGOR, ELIZABETH KANN &VICTORIA KANN
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Based on the book Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann & Elizabeth Kann
November 30 – December 30, 2018 Director: Penny Caywood It’s not easy being pink. Just ask Pinkalicious Pinkerton after she eats too many pink cupcakes and turns pink from head to toe! With dancing doctors, Broadway-style ballads, and a blues-singing little brother, audiences of all ages will be tickled PINK! Get your tickets and your PINKALICIOUS book in the lobby! THE WOLVES
SEASON ADD-ONS October 29 & 30, 2018 Two countries. Two theatres. Two playwrights. Two readings. Two nights. A pussy and a prostate. What could possibly go wrong?
October 29th @ 7:00 pm GRAB THEM BY THE PUSSY by Jeanette Munzert in partnership with Teatret Svalegangen New Play Sounding Series Free Reading
October 30th @ 7:00 pm A SLIGHT DISCOMFORT SLAC Fundraiser written and performed by Jeff Metcalf SLAC Fundraiser $50/ticket Preshow Reception @ 6:00PM
University Professional Theatre Program SLAC is delighted to partner with local universities to heighten theatre students’ educational experience by taking them out of the classroom and hiring them at a professional theatre. We were thrilled to provide seven students the opportunity to work on THE WOLVES as actors, on our technical team and as designers.
Alison Jo Stroud (#46) I have played competitive soccer since I was a little girl and I always thought I would continue through college. When I decided instead to pursue acting, I was upset because I couldn't follow both passions, and dedicate myself to both. It is still surreal that my first professional show is about an all-girls soccer team where I get to act and play soccer at the same time.
Cézanne Smith (#8) Having the opportunity to be acting at a professional level, while also continuing to learn about the theatrical world in a university has been a blast. I feel more prepared to be an actor by the educational hands-on experience of UPTP.
Fina Posselli (#2) This experience of working at SLAC means so much to me because I get the opportunity to apply what I’m learning every day in my classes for the Actor Training Program at the U of U which helps me get a deeper and richer education and training to be a performer. Ireland Nichols (#00) After landing THE WOLVES, I was given the amazing opportunity to extend my skill-set and use the knowledge I have gained from the Actor Training Program. I could not be more excited for my SLAC debut!
Louise Dapper (#14) Three years ago I was back in my home country dreaming of acting in a play abroad. Today I am living that dream. My heart is filled with gratitude and I cannot express how delighted I am to be a part of THE WOLVES and to work with SLAC.
Claudia Escobar (Sound Board Operator) Working at SLAC is such an amazing opportunity. I get to work and learn from many talented professions in an environment that promotes growth and progression. I’m excited to be a part of another great production!
Kate Hunter (Assistant Sound Design) I’m lucky to have this opportunity, as I feel I will learn so much about sound design for professional theatre. I hope to acquire skills that will make me a well-rounded and marketable designer.
Thank you to: The John & Marcia Price Family Foundation Terence Kearns Stephens Charitable Trust Anderson & Karrenberg Maschoff Brennan for their generous support of this program. Back row: Kate Hunter, Claudia Escobar, Alison Jo Stroud, Cézanne Smith Front row: Fina Posselli, Ireland Nichols, Louise Dapper
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Tyce Welling Washington Elementary University of Utah Performing Arts Building Bergie Larwerh Shad Roundy Kim Davison Her Campus Atlantic Theater Company
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Salt Lake Acting Company 2018/2019 Cynthia Fleming
Executive Artistic Director
Janice Jenson Producing Director Erika Ahlin Joshua Black
Shannon Musgrave Associate Artistic Director
Director of Development
Director of Communications
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Director of Audience Development
John Downing Accountant/Human Resources McKenzie Barkdull, Natalie Keezer Audience Development
Beret Brems, Kallie Erickson, Kate Hunter, Aaron Hoening, Miranda Giles, Jenny Floor, Connor Johnson, McCall Kirby, Savannah Moffat, Mary-Helen Pitman, Topher Rasmussen, Latoya Rhodes, Lane Richins, Tahra Veasley, Hayden Warzek, Annette Wright House Manager & Front of House Staff
Sound System Engineer
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Quimby Roundy, Kurtis Blackburn, Carpenters
Rachael Harned, Jacob Hunt, Mistelle Magnusson
Claudia Escobar Sound Operator
David Evanoff, J. T. Rogers Artistic Associates
Allen Nevins & Nancy Borgenicht Artists in Residence
Kathleen Cahill & Julie Jensen Playwrights in Residence
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Board of Trustees 2018/2019 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Kimberly Neville President Dorsey & Whitney, LLP
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GREEN ROOM GALLERY Salt Lake Acting Company is elated to continue our partnership with Art Access during the run of THE WOLVES. The mission of Art Access is to build a diverse and inclusive arts community in Utah through creative opportunities for people with disabilities and other marginalized communities, and through public engagement in the arts. Through their various arts programs, such as professional development for artists with disabilities, Integrated Arts residencies in schools, and art therapy for survivors of sexual abuse, Art Access serves over 18,000 adults and children each year. Art Access works to build an inclusive and diverse arts community in Utah through arts programming and public engagement in the arts. For this show, we have invited high school student Rachel Villapando to curate an exhibit of artwork by her female peers at Granger High School. Villapando has this to say about her show: “Girls are the backbone of our world. We have risen through oppression and suppression and continue to bloom through our own forms of empowerment. These pieces show the shared brightness of our teen generation of girls from different backgrounds, experiences, and inspirations.”
Terence K. Stephens is a native of Utah. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1981 in Fine Arts. He then pursued an art career in Washington, D.C., Seattle and San Francisco where he did design work for high end retailers, had art exhibitions and painted murals. Several years ago Terence returned to Utah where he opened an art gallery, Art 270, in downtown Salt Lake City, from 2014-2017. He showcased a variety of local artists, lecturers, dancers, performers and taught art classes. He is now a regular citizen continuing to create art about nature, animals and people.
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MARTINE 22 East 100 South. Exceptional ambience, located in a historic brownstone. Martine offers Salt Lake City a sophisticated dining experience kept simple. Conveniently located on First South around the corner from the Eccles Theater. Extensive bar and wine service. martinecafe.com L, D, T, LL, RA, CC, VS. 801-363-9328
SPENCER’S 255 South West Temple, SLC. Whether it’s before or after the show or an evening dinner with friends and family—enjoy hand cut steaks, fresh seafood, locally-crafted beers, classically inspired cocktails and an award winning wine list. L, D, ST, C, LL, RA, CC, VS. 801-238-4748 SQUATTERS PUB BREWERY 147 West Broadway SLC. Join us before and after the show for eclectic daily specials and traditional pub favorites such as bacon topped meatloaf, pizzas and a delicious array of burgers, all paired with our world-class beer and welcoming atmosphere. L, S, AT, LL, D, CC, VS. 801-363-2739
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Downtown at 404 S. West Temple reservations at 801-364-8833 or online www.caffemolise.com
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