12th SEASON REVIEW (a look back)... WINTER, LA 2010
From New York City to Los Angeles!
This past Winter JAN/FEB we dedicated some time to bridging the gap between the theater community on the East and West Coast. Taking up residency at the Art of Acting Studio in Los Angeles, California, NYC's Barefoot Theatre Company presented the Inaugural West Coast presentation of the bareNaked Reading Series (no sets, no props, just words). The evenings featured new plays from emerging and established playwrights followed by a Q&A, Live Music and Free Drinks.
Special Thanks to Tom Oppenheim, Nina Capelli, Johnny Yoder for the residency / collaboration. The cast includes Barefoot Theatre Company Ensemble Members, Will Allen, Samantha Fontana, Daniel Graff, Therese Plaehn, Joseph Sousa, Christopher Whalen, Victoria Malvagno, Francisco Solorzano, Alona Dadiani, Anika Solveig, Lucy Boyle, Cristina Fernandez, Jessica Langer, along with special guests A.J. Handegard, Heather Roop, students of AOA and more... Ensemble Workshop with Students of AOA featuring the Barefoot Theatre Company Ensemble and new works by Mike Reiss (writer and producer of The Simpsons). Collection of New Shorts from Emerging Playwrights that include: Daniel Graff, Joseph Sousa, Lina Patel, Lila Rose Kaplan and more...
Directed by Therese Plaehn, Christopher Whalen, Victoria Malvagno, Francisco Solorzano and more... West Asheville by Tim Plaehn directed by Nicole Haran (Co-Founder / Co-Artistic Director) Mid-East Pieces by Israel Horovitz directed by Francisco Solorzano LIVE MUSIC featured, The Public Trust, Byram Band- Brothers Jonathan and Benjamin Byram and Gina Pensiero. The Art of Acting Studio, 1017 North Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90038