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by Charles Dickens Adapted by Preston Lane Original Music Composed by David E. Smith Originally Directed by Bryan Conger Directed by Sarah Hankins Music Director Justin P. Cowan
Scenic Design by John Coyne
Costume Design by Kelsey Hunt
Lighting Design by Aaron Porter
Sound Design by David E. Smith
Projection Design by Nicholas Hussong
Choreographer Sara Ruth Tourek
Accent Coach Robin Christian-McNair
Casting by Cindi Rush Casting
Production Manager Liza Vest
Stage Manager Terence Orleans Alexander
Production Sponsors Arbor Acres | Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP | 88.5 WFDD A Christmas Carol was commissioned by and received its world premiere at Triad Stage in Greensboro in 2010. The play is performed without an intermission. 4
(in alphabetical order) Mr. Fezziwig/3rd Businessman/Villager/Ensemble �������������������� Jeff Aguiar* Beggar/Youngest Scrooge/Ignorance ................................... Aidan Armstrong Bob Cratchit/Villager/Ensemble....................................................... Ben Baker* Charity Man/Young Husband/Villager/Ensemble ����������������� Spencer Bang Beggar/Child Scrooge/Peter Cratchit ..................................Anthony Costello The Beggar Woman............................................................................Amy da Luz * Charity Woman/Belle/Edwina/Young Wife/Ensemble .. Emily DeForest Beggar/Martha Cratchit/Fan .......................................................... Isabella Ellis Fred/Young Scrooge/2nd Businessman/ Villager/Ensemble ......................................................................Sam Geoffrey Beggar/Edward Cratchit/Boy on the Street ����������������������������������Paul Gunter Beggar/Tiny Tim/Ghost of Christmas Future ..............Christian Harmston Topper/Dick Wilkins/Villager/ 1st Businessman/Ensemble .................................................... Reed Horsely Mrs. Cratchit/Ensemble..................................................... Laura Bess Jernigan Ghost of Christmas Past/Hortence/ Charwoman/Ensemble ........................................................... Lori Kusatzky Beggar/Want ................................................................................... Sage LeWinter Mrs. Fezziwig /Ghost of Christmas Present/Ensemble ........... Lulu Picart* Ebenezer Scrooge............................................................................... David Sitler* Jacob Marley/Old Joe/Ensemble................................................... Lee Spencer* Stage Manager........................................................ Terence Orleans Alexander*
Setting The play takes place in London on Christmas Eve in 1843 with visions of the past and future.
Jeff Aguiar* (Mr. Fezziwig/3rd Businessman/Villager/Ensemble) debuts with Triad Stage in this production of A Christmas Carol. Other credits include Into the Woods (NC Theatre); The Soloist (Touring Theatre of North Carolina); Nunsense A-men! and Red, White, and Tuna (Open Space Cafe Theatre); Enron, The Man of La Mancha, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, David Edgar’s Iron Curtain Trilogy (Burning Coal Theatre Company, Artistic Company Member); Much Ado About Nothing (bare theatre); Eurydice (The ArtsCenter). Website: fb.me/actingaguiar Twitter: @dawgdztrix Aidan Armstrong (Beggar/Youngest Scrooge/Ignorance) Triad Stage: “Edward Cratchit/Boy on the Street” in A Christmas Carol (2015), “Sonny” in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, “John Henry” in The Member of the Wedding. Regional: “Ensemble” in Beauty and the Beast, Jr.; “Ensemble” in Aladdin, Jr. Aidan is in 5th grade at Blessed Sacrament School. He loves Hamilton, all things Marvel and DC, and the color pink. Ben Baker* (Bob Cratchit/Villager/Ensemble) Triad Stage: A Christmas Carol (2015), Common Enemy. Regional/Local: Time Stands Still, A Perfect Likeness (Paper Lantern Theatre); Bouncers (Hanesbrands Theatre); Rabbit Hole (Firehouse Theatre); The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Abridged (NCSF); Macbeth (Richmond Shakespeare); Sir Peter Hall’s repertory of Measure For Measure, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Ahmanson Theater, Los Angeles). New York: The Possibilities; Mad Forest; As You Like It; Counting The Ways (dir. Joseph Chaikin). Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Merchant Of Venice, Sotoba Komachi, Where Ravens Rule. Film: Goodbye To All That, Death and Jane, Train Wreck. Education: MFA Acting, UNCG; BFA Acting, NYU. Spencer Bang◉ (Charity Man/Young Husband/Villager/Ensemble) Triad Stage debut. Education: BFA student, University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Born and bred in Miami, FL. Fond of acting, writing, and donuts.
Anthony Costello (Beggar/Child Scrooge/Peter Cratchit) is making his Triad Stage debut in this year’s production of A Christmas Carol. Anthony has performed in about twelve shows as various roles including The Artful Dodger in Oliver! (City Arts Drama Center), Simba in The Lion King (St. Pius X School), Peter Pan in Peter Pan (Community Theatre of Greensboro), and Marty the Zebra in the New Works Showcase of Madagascar Jr. at the Junior Theater Festival 2016 (Community Theatre of Greensboro). He is 14 years old and attends St. Pius X Catholic School. Amy da Luz* (The Beggar Woman) Triad Stage: VROOOMMM!, Deathtrap, A Doll House, Picnic, The Little Foxes, Night of the Iguana, A Streetcar Named Desire. Regional/Local: Brutality of Fact (Cardinal Group at Urban Stages); Clybourne Park (Hangar Theatre); End Days, Time Stands Still (Paper Lantern Theatre); Reynard the Fox (North Carolina Shakespeare Festival). Film/TV: Akron (directed by Brian O’Donnell); Main Street (directed by John Doyle); Lost Stallions; One Tree Hill. Education: MFA, UNCG. Other: Founding Artistic Director of Paper Lantern Theatre Company. 6
Emily DeForest◉ (Charity Woman/Belle/Edwina/Young Wife/Ensemble) Triad Stage debut. Regional: Take One Step (Peppercorn Children’s Theatre). Educational: “Carrie” in After the Fall, “Connie” in The Effect, and “Mary Haines” in The Women (UNCSA). Education: BFA student, University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Isabella Ellis (Beggar/Martha Cratchit/Fan) is very excited to be making her Triad Stage debut. She has most recently performed the role of “Dorothy” in The Wizard of Oz. Other roles include “Virginia” in Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus: The Musical and “Jane Banks” in Mary Poppins. Sam Geoffrey◉ (Fred/Young Scrooge/2nd Businessman/Villager/Ensemble) Triad Stage debut. Educational: “Father” in After the Fall and “Sargeant/ Writer” in Black Watch. Education: BFA student, University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Paul Gunter (Edward Cratchit/Boy on the Street) is excited to make his Triad Stage debut in A Christmas Carol. He has enjoyed theater and singing since he was six years old with his favorite roles being “Michael Banks” in Mary Poppins and “Ollie” in Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus, both at Twin City Stage. Paul is a sixth-grader at The Downtown School.
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Christian Harmston (Beggar/Tiny Tim/Ghost of Christmas Future) is a curious 8-year-old who loves to act, sing, dance, and play the violin. He is in second grade at The Covenant School in Greensboro and plays basketball and baseball. Christian adores books, enjoys all kinds of science experiments and swims year-round for the GCY Makos and Hamilton Lakes Hornets. He loves to go to church and is honored to be a part of this talented cast! Favorite past roles include “Tiny Tim” in A Christmas Carol, “Michael Banks” in Mary Poppins, and “Mr. Mayor” in The Wizard of Oz. This is Christian’s third show Reed Horsely◉ (Topper/Dick Wilkins/Villager/1st Businessman/Ensemble) is a senior in the school of drama at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and he is a certified actor combatant through the SAFD. His last professional job was over last summer working for NC’s outdoor theater production Unto These Hills. Reed plans to pursue acting professionally after graduation. Laura Bess Jernigan (Mrs. Cratchit/Ensemble) Triad Stage: A Christmas Carol (2015), Common Enemy. Educational: Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Iphigenia 2.0, Cabaret, In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) (UNCG). NYC: The Tempest (The Tempest Ladies); Henry V (Kill Mike). Regional/ Local: As You Like It (Bare Theatre); Kindertransport (Big Wig Productions/ Burning Coal); Fuddy Meers (Theatre In the Park). Education: MFA in Acting, UNCG; BA, Meredith College. 7
Lori Kusatzky◉ (Ghost of Christmas Past/Hortence/Charwoman/Ensemble) is a senior in the University of North Carolina School of the Arts BFA Acting program, where she was most recently seen as “Louise” in Arthur Miller’s After the Fall. Past school credits include “Agnes Eggling” in A Bright Room Called Day, “Guido’s Mother” in Nine, and “Jane the Maid” in The Women. She has also appeared in multiple student films. She is originally from Chicago, IL. Sage LeWinter (Beggar/Want) age seven, made her professional debut playing a brat in Triad Stage’s 2015 production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. She is thankful to have another chance to be part of the Triad Stage family. Sage also performed in CTG’s The Wizard of Oz and Concession at the Ruby Slipper Fringe Festival. She attends second grade at Jones Spanish Immersion. Sage also enjoys dancing, never having met a stranger, and petting puppies. Lulu Picart* (Mrs. Fezziwig/Ghost of Christmas Present/Ensemble) Triad Stage debut. Tours: R & H Cinderella (First National, Charlotte); Listen To My Heart with David Friedman. Off-Broadway: Disenchanted! (Lortel nominee). Regional: 1776 (Edward Rutledge); Mame (Tampa Bay Theatre Award); Man of La Mancha (Aldonza); Rent, Hair, Wit, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, How to Succeed…(Orlando Philharmonic). Co-host of the new podcast This Message Has No Content. Coach at www. findyourlightcoaching.org. Twitter: @lulupicart Lulu Picart
David Sitler* (Ebenezer Scrooge) is thrilled to be back at the Hanesbrands having been here last in Brother Wolf. He has worked on Broadway (An Inspector Calls), National Tour (Frost/Nixon), Off and Off Off Broadway with many companies, and regionally from Maine to Utah in roles from Atticus to Scrooge. As well as in a couple of TV shows and award winning films including the second season of Plant. More info at www.davidsitler.com. Lee Spencer* (Jacob Marley/Old Joe/Ensemble) Triad Stage: Arms and the Man, A Christmas Carol (2015), Reverse Psychology, Trouble In Mind, A Doll House, Oleanna, Dracula, The Little Foxes. Paper Lantern Theatre: End Days, Time Stands Still, A Bright New Boise. Film/TV: Six (5 episodes); Devious Maids; Under the Dome; Halt and Catch Fire; The Originals; The Vampire Diaries; Banshee; Identity Thief; One Tree Hill; Drop Dead Diva; TURN: Washington Spies; Cold Case; Without A Trace; The Taking of Deborah Logan; Profiler; Enterprise; The Young and the Restless; Charmed; Unfabulous; The District; Matlock; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II. Education: American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYC.
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Sarah Hankins◊ (Director) Triad Stage: Assistant Director for The 39 Steps, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Vrooommm! and A Christmas Carol (2015). Former Artistic Director of Green Theatre Collective in NYC, where she directed The Tempest, As You Like It, It’s a Wonderful Life, and Shakespeare’s Heart of Hearts. Sarah was an Associate Artist, director, and actor at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre for six seasons, playing such roles as Ophelia, Portia, and Desdemona. NYC Directing credits include A Comedy of Errors, Supernova, and Much Ado About Nothing. At UNCG: Mr. Burns, a post-electric play; Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune; Iphigenia 2.0; The Lover; Home Free! Training: UNCG MFA in Directing, BA Davidson College. Adjunct Professor at UNCG, Greensboro College, and GTCC. For more information, visit www.sarahhankins.com. Justin P. Cowan◊ (Music Director) Triad Stage: A Christmas Carol (2013-2015), Dirty Blonde, Pump Boys and Dinettes. NY Regional: West Side Story, The Producers, Hairspray, Cabaret, Annie Get Your Gun. Other Regional: Legally Blonde, Guys and Dolls, Gypsy, Avenue Q, Damn Yankees, How To Succeed... (Theatre By The Sea/Ocean State Theatre); [Title of Show], The Fantasticks (Florida Repertory Theatre); Little Shop Of Horrors, Something’s Afoot, A Grand Night For Singing (The Schoolhouse Theatre); Caroline, or Change, Into the Woods in Concert, Hairspray, Melancholy Play, Monty Python’s Spamalot, A Year With Frog And Toad, Cabaret, Mr. Burns, Dani Girl (UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts); Church Basement Ladies, Winter Wonderettes (Prather Entertainment Group); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Das Barbecü, Songs For A New World, The 25th Annual...Spelling Bee (BIG ARTS Herb Strauss Theatre). John Coyne◉ (Scenic Designer) Triad Stage: Deathtrap, A Christmas Carol (2013-15), Wait Until Dark, Trouble in Mind, Other Desert Cities. Regional: Charley’s Aunt (Guthrie Theater); Macbeth (Shakespeare Theater); Rough Crossing (Old Globe Theatre); You Never Can Tell, First Lady (Yale Rep); 3 Tall Women (Center Stage); Henry IV, Pride & Prejudice, Moonlight & Magnolias, My Fair Lady, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Front Page, Of Mice and Men, The Real Thing, Tartuffe, Colossal, Les Miserables (Dallas Theater Center); Hamlet (The Public Theatre); Boston Commonwealth Shakespeare; California Shakespeare Festival; Juilliard; Bard College; Goodspeed Musicals; TheaterWorks Hartford; Barrington Stage; Sante Fe Stages. Education: Yale School of Drama. John is currently the director of scenic design at UNCSA. Kelsey Hunt (Costume Designer) Collective Rage, The Nether, Cherokee (Woolly Mammoth Theatre); Stage Kiss (Roundhouse Theater); Bad Jews, Carrie: The Musical, Edgar & Annabel, Skintight (Studio Theatre); The Last Schwartz, The Sisters Rosensweig, Life Sucks, Body Awareness (Theatre J); The Price (Olney Theatre Center); As You Like It, Pride & Prejudice (Chesapeake Shakespeare); Die Fledermaus (Maryland Opera Studio); Night Falls on the Blue Planet, Occupied Territories, Spark (Theater Alliance); Slow Falling Bird, In the Red & Brown Water (Georgetown University); The Wedding Singer (University of Mississippi); Caps For Sale, Little House Christmas (Adventure Theatre); Remarkably Normal (Advocates for Youth). Kelsey is a member of United Scenic Artists. She is co-author of Elizabethan Costume: Design and Construction and works in an advisory capacity with The University of Maryland’s Costume Design Program. Upcoming projects include Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Ford’s Theater and Copenhagen at Theater J. www. Kelseyhuntdesign.com Aaron Porter (Lighting Designer) is a New York City based Lighting Designer. He is thrilled to return to Triad Stage after designing A Christmas Carol for the past 2 years. Recent design credits include: One Flea Spare (Sheen Center); Songbird (59E59); The Who’s Tommy (Forestburgh); Sister Act (Paramount Theatre). Broadway Associate: The Price (upcoming); Waitress (Brooks Atkinson); The Cherry Orchard (American Airlines). Broadway Assisting: On the 9
Twentieth Century (American Airlines); Constellations (Samuel Friedman Theatre); Big Fish (Neil Simon Theatre); The Big Knife (American Airlines Theatre). Aaron was named the USITT 2013 Rising Star of the Year award recipient sponsored by LDI/Live Design. www.aporterld.com David E. Smith◉ (Sound Designer) is director of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts theatre sound design program. David spent eight years designing sound with the Royal National Theatre in London, England. Triad Stage: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, All’s Well That Ends Well, Brother Wolf, Snow Queen, Tennessee Playboy, Trouble in Mind, The Illusion, A Doll House, Dial ‘M’ for Murder, Masquerade, A Christmas Carol and The Glass Menagerie, among others. Regional: Arena Stage, North Shore Music Theatre, Trinity Repertory Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Cape Fear Regional Playhouse. Local: Paper Lantern Theatre Company, Little Theatre of Winston-Salem. David was the recipient of the USA Creative Business Cup award in 2014 and was also was selected as a finalist in World Stage Design 2013. Nicholas Hussong (Projections Designer) Nicholas previously served as Artistic Associate of Design at Triad Stage, where some design credits include Common Enemy, Underneath the Lintel, A Christmas Carol (2010-2015), The Mountaintop, The Sunset Limited, The Glass Menagerie, Providence Gap and The America Play. Based out of New York by way of Connecticut, Kansas, North Carolina, Illinois and Indiana, some of Nicholas’ work has been seen at the Nashville Symphony, Hartford Symphony, LaMaMa, Barrow Street Theatre, Sheen Center, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Joe’s Pub, Ars Nova, Yale Opera, Cantata Profana, and Heartbeat Opera. Select credits include, These Paper Bullets! (Atlantic Theatre Company, Geffen Playhouse, and Yale Repertory Theatre), Skeleton Crew (Atlantic Theatre Company), and Antigonick (Toronto). www.nickhussong.com Sara Ruth Tourek (Choreographer) has worked as a professional dancer, choreographer, and educator throughout the United States. She currently works as an Assistant Professor of Dance at Elon University, where for the past seven years she has choreographed numerous works for the dance department. Sara has also choreographed several shows at Greensboro’s Triad Stage and has been invited to present work as the featured local artist on the North Carolina Dance Festival Tour as well as the Greensboro Fringe Festival. She was the featured guest choreographer and teacher at Texas Tech and Northwest Florida State. Sara holds a Master of Fine Arts in Dance/Choreography from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Technique from Ohio University. Sara has also served as the Lead Dance Instructor at Governor’s School West for the last seven years. Robin Christian-McNair◉ (Accent Coach) Triad Stage: The Mystery of Irma Vep, A Christmas Carol (2015). Robin has recently come from New York City where she was teaching at the Actors Studio MFA program at Pace University and Tepper Semester (Syracuse University) and Co-chair of Voice and Speech and Artistic Council at HB Studio. Previous teaching experiences are Maggie Flanigan Acting Studio, ACTeen, and The Hagen Core and Summer Intensive Programs in The Hagen Institute at HB Studio, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Drew University, and at The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Purchase College of New York. Her degree is from Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts, where she received an MFA under the direction of William Esper. Ms. Christian McNair is Linklater Voice designated, Feldenkrais certified, and has a speech and accent certification in Louis Colaianni’s “Joy of Phonetics”. She is a member of Actors Equity, SAG and VASTA, and is a professor at UNCSA. Terence Orleans Alexander (Stage Manager) Triad Stage: A Christmas Carol (2014-2015). Broadway: Mary Poppins, Wicked, Newsies. Regional: Utah Shakespeare Festival (15 seasons); 10
Washington National Opera (7 seasons); Kansas City Repertory Theatre (A Christmas Carol); Fulton Theatre; Milwaukee Repertory Theatre; Baltimore Opera Company; Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Education: Professional Theater Training Program (PTTP) at University of Delaware; Master of Fine Arts, Stage Management Cindi Rush (Casting Director) New York: Silence! The Musical, My Mother’s Jewish Lesbian Wiccan Wedding (NYMF Winner 2010), Jay Alan Zimmerman’s Incredibly Deaf Musical, Bonnie and Clyde, Rooms, Jacques Brel, Six Dance Lessons, The Thing About Men, Urinetown, The Hurricane Katrina Comedy Festival. Regional: Penguin Rep, Triad Stage, Act II Playhouse, Arena Stage, Goodman, Humanafest. Film: Ghoul, The Woman (Top 9 Sundance 2011), In the Family, Offspring, Jack Ketchum’s The Girl Next Door, Headspace. Tours: “Barney”, “Curious George”, “Kidz Bop.” * Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States ◊ Faculty Member or student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Theatre Department. ◉ Faculty Member or student at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
TRIAD STAGE CO-FOUNDERS Preston Lane (Playwright & Triad Stage Founding Artistic Director) is in his 15th season at Triad Stage where he has directed over 50 productions. Preston is a 2014 finalist for the SDC Zelda Fichandler Award, a recipient of an NC Arts Council Playwright Fellowship and the Betty Cone Medal of the Arts. Other productions include the US premiere of Inexpressible Island (Dallas Observer Best of Dallas Awards: Best Director, Best Production) and The Night of the Iguana (Dallas Morning News: 2002 Top Ten Theatre List). As a playwright, Preston’s plays and adaptations have been produced at Triad Stage and other theaters and universities. His work with musician Laurelyn Dossett includes Brother Wolf, Beautiful Star, Bloody Blackbeard, Providence Gap and Snow Queen. Preston has taught at UNCG, NC A&T, UNCSA, Greensboro College, SMU, and the Professional Actors Workshop at the Dallas Theater Center. He is an alumnus of the Drama League of New York’s Director’s Project. A native of Boone, NC, Preston received his BFA from UNCSA and his MFA from the Yale School of Drama. Richard Whittington (Triad Stage Founding Managing Director) has served as Managing Director of Triad Stage since its inception. Rich earned an MFA in Theatre Management from the Yale School of Drama and has a BFA in Acting and Directing from Marymount Manhattan College. In 2007, Rich was appointed by the Governor to serve on the board of the NC Arts Council, where he is currently a member of the Executive Committee. He has previously served on the boards of ArtsNC and Downtown Greensboro, Inc. and has served on numerous grant panels throughout the state as well as for the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts. Rich has taught Theatre Management at Greensboro College and NC A&T University and has guest lectured at UNC Chapel Hill, UNC School of the Arts, Wake Forest University and UNCG. A native of Dallas, Texas, Rich served as Artistic Administrator for the Dallas Theater Center and Associate Producer of Dallas’ The Big D Festival of the Unexpected. Experience also includes work at the Roundabout Theatre in New York and StageWest in Springfield, Massachusetts. In 2010, Preston and Rich were honored with Downtown Greensboro, Inc.’s J. Edward Kitchen Leadership Award. In 2013, they received the Adelaide F. Holderness/H. Michael Weaver Award from UNCG for distinguished public service. Rich is a 2016 Artist in Residence at UNCG. 11
Triad Stage began as a dream... Co-founders Preston Lane and Richard Whittington forged their artistic partnership as graduate students at the Yale School of Drama. After managing a theater in Connecticut for two years, they undertook the three-year task of opening their own theater in the heart of historic Greensboro. In September 1999, Triad Stage purchased the former Montgomery Ward building, which had been built in 1936 and sat vacant for almost 40 years. Renovations transformed the five-story building into a world-class theater center now called The Pyrle Theater, complete with a 300-seat theater and thrust stage, rehearsal hall, offices, two spacious lobbies and other audience amenities. Photo courtesy of Greensboro Historical Museum
The Grand Opening took place in January 2002 with Tennessee Williams’ modern classic Suddenly Last Summer.
In 2008, Triad Stage finished a second round of renovations to The Pyrle. A scene shop annex was added in the basement. The top floor underwent major construction to create the 90-seat UpStage Cabaret performance space, the Sloan Rehearsal Hall, and the studio and office facilities of WUNC Public Radio’s new Greensboro Bureau. In 2011, Triad Stage purchased a 30,000 square foot building near the Greensboro Coliseum Complex to serve as the theater’s new production facility, relocating its scene, costume and properties shops as well as its warehouse. In 2013, with significant support from The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, Triad Stage announced a major expansion of programming to be produced at the Hanesbrands Theatre in downtown Winston-Salem.
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Now in its 16th season, Triad Stage has over 3,000 Season Passholders and more than 700 annual donors. The company has received accolades on national, state and local levels, including being named “One of the 10 Most Promising Emerging Theatre Companies” by the American Theatre Wing and “One of the Best Regional Theaters in America” by the Drama League of New York. Triad Stage has been voted the Triad’s “Best Live Theater” by the readers of the News & Record’s GoTriad ten years in a row and named “Professional Theatre of the Year” by the North Carolina Theatre Conference in 2003 and 2011. Its production of Tobacco Road was listed among the “Best of 2007” by The Wall Street Journal, its production of The Glass Menagerie was named “Best North Carolina Production of 2010” by Triangle Arts & Entertainment, and 2012’s production of Reynolds Price’s New Music trilogy was named among the “Best Productions” of the year in Triangle Theatre by Independent Weekly. 12
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We strive for bold, daring excellence in all of our endeavors as we seek to create professional theater with regional and national impact.
Striving to constantly challenge ourselves, we reserve the right to take artistic risks and make mistakes.
Triad Stage delights in the imaginative process. We uphold freedom of expression as indispensable to the power of imagination.
As individuals are united in their shared experience of the theatrical event, strangers become friends, common ground is discovered, and dialogue begins. In imagining the lives of others, our capacity for empathy is strengthened.
Theater is a valuable part of a lifetime of learning. Our work and the dialogue it creates should spark curiosity and inspire creative ways of thinking for our artists, staff and audience.
Our community’s varied diversity must not only reflect itself in Triad Stage’s casting and staffing, but also in the selection of the stories we choose to tell.
We celebrate and encourage an artistic process rooted in collaboration. We seek to mirror this process in all aspects of our operations and actively seek partnerships with other organizations to benefit the well-being of our communities.
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Annual Campaign Contributors Please consider joining the following individuals, corporations, and foundations who have contributed generously to Triad Stage’s 2016 Annual Campaign. Annual Campaign contributors as of November 8, 2016 PRODUCERS CIRCLE ($10,000+) The Arts Council of WinstonSalem & Forsyth County ArtsGreensboro Suzanne & Bud Baker Bank of North Carolina The Carroll Companies Vanessa & Roy Carroll Cemala Foundation Clem & Hayes Clement Aldona Wos & Louis DeJoy Cynthia & William Graham City of Greensboro James G. Hanes Memorial Fund John W. and Anna H. Hanes Foundation Hanesbrands The Hillsdale Fund Maureen & Bob Ihrie Kyle Jackson, MD Kathy Manning & Randall Kaplan Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLC Lincoln Financial Group Mercedes-Benz of Winston-Salem Michel Family Foundation North Carolina Arts Council Shubert Foundation Linda & Tom Sloan Pam & David Sprinkle Ken Steele Betty & Bob Strickland Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation The Toleo Foundation VF Corporation Susan & Eric Wiseman Zuraw Financial Advisors CENTER STAGE ($5,000–$9,999) Anonymous Arbor Acres Methodist Retirement Community Lindsey & Frank Auman Bernard Robinson & Company
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Officers Mindy Oakley, Chair Dabney Sanders, Chair Elect Chris Hobson, Vice Chair Ernestine Taylor, Vice Chair Margaret Penn, Treasurer Karen Dyer, Secretary Kathy Manning, Immediate Past Chair Linda Sloan, Founding Chair Preston Lane, Founding Artistic Director Richard Whittington, Founding Managing Director
Artistic Preston Lane, Founding Artistic Director Kamilah Bush, Artistic Apprentice Administration Richard Whittington, Founding Managing Director Jason Bogden, General Manager Ramon Perez, Company Manager Bobby Pittman, Facilities/Rentals Coordinator Justin Nichols, Development Manager Tiffany Albright, Marketing Manager Stacy Calfo, Graphic Designer Kathryn Knoerl, Administrative Apprentice
Members at Large Kate R.Barrett, Linda Carlisle, Danny Gatling, Drew Hancock, Tomasita Jacubowitz, George Johnson, Frankie Jones, Jr., John Kelly, Leigh Ann Klee, Samantha Magill, Dan McAlister, Cathleen McKinney, Justin Outling, Cissy Parham, Erica Parker, Nancy Peterson, John Poole, Todd Rangel, Paul Russ, Kathleen Smith, Ken Steele, Tom Styers, Steve Sumerford, Lydia Vaughan
Audience Services Sherry Barr, Director of Audience Services Olivia Langford, Box Office Manager Aralys Castillo, McKenzie Eury, Eric Figueroa, Mary Reading, Box Office Associates Olivia Meeks, Lobby Bar Associate Production Liza Vest, Production Manager Emily J. Mails, Resident Stage Manager Chris Simpson, Technical Director Donald Quilinquin, Master Carpenter Eric Hart, Props Master Jennifer Speciale Stanley, Costume Shop Manager Sammy Papp, Assistant Costume Shop Manager Troy Morelli, Master Electrician Taylor Dankovich, Sound Supervisor Jessica Holcombe, Scenic Charge Alex Boyt, Production Management Apprentice Augustino Gamboa, Carpentry Apprentice Mackenzie Cunningham, Props Apprentice Jane Reichard, Costume Apprentice/Wardrobe Supervisor
Winston-Salem Advisory Council Lydia Vaughan, Chair Linda Carlisle, Mary Walker Fry, Drew Hancock, Joia Johnson, Susan Little, Cathleen McKinney, Angie Murphrey, Tog Newman, Randi Palmer, Gordon Peterson, Nancy Peterson, Milton Rhodes, Keith Vaughan, Sue Wall, Jason Wenker Greensboro Advisory Council Holly Chambers, Judy Wicker, Co-Chairs Hayes Clement, Ralph Davison, Sandra Hughes, Lesley Hunt, Ron Johnson, Ancella Livers, Dennis Quaintance, Sylvia Samet, Joy Shavitz, Tom Sloan, Harrison Turner, Alan Tutterow
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Winning the War, Winning the Peace
University Performing Arts Series Dec. 3, 8:00pm School of Music Recital Hall
1917: Illusions of Peace, Realities of War
with University Symphony Orchestra Dec. 2, 7:30pm UNCG Auditorium
War on the Silver Screen: Lost Boys of Sudan Dec. 9, 7:00pm Greensboro Public Library Central Library
Feb. 13 - 17 Moore Humanities and Research Administration Bldg. 1607
Feb. 16, 7:00pm Moore Humanities and Research Administration Building
Feb. 16 - 26, various Taylor Theatre
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 2017
Verdiâ€™s Requiem: UNCG Symphony Orchestra, Choris and Soloists with original artwork
Jan. 21, 7:00pm UNCG Auditorium
Feb. 24, 8:00pm UNCG Auditorium
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company University Performing Arts Series Feb. 3, 8:00pm UNCG Auditorium
For the End of time: Holocaust Memorial Concert Feb. 26, 3:30pm School of Music Recital Hall
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