HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (August 16, 2013) - The Theatre Department of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and The Arts Council Inc. will co-host the first-ever Lee Deal Theatre Symposium on Saturday, August 24, from 1:00 - 6:30 pm.
Named for Lee Deal, a former UAH student and local community theater actor for nearly thirty years, the symposium will comprise three workshop sessions:
Casting & Audition Techniques Master Class, presented by Tiffany Little Canfield, a casting director with New-York-based Telsey + Company (Wilson Hall)
Scene Study Master Class, presented by Ron Harris, a 40-year theater veteran and the recipient of numerous state, regional, and national awards (Chan Auditorium)
Setting Your Stage: The Intersection of Script, Design, & Budget, presented by Brian Phillips, formerly of the Goodman Theatre, Chicago's oldest and largest not-for-profit theater (Wilson Hall)
The day will also feature a moderated panel discussion entitled How'd They Do That? Building & Advancing Community Theatre by community theater experts from across the region, including Karen Ouriel, Executive Director of the Fantasy Playhouse Children's Theater and Academy; Rich Resler, Past Board President of The Whole Backstage; and George Quick, Executive Director of Chattanooga Theatre Centre.
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