SESSION 6: Saturday 3:20-4:50

This is a preliminary workshop listing. Sessions, titles, teachers, and descriptions are still being worked out and are subject to change.

Musical Numbers Adjudication

Suzanne Maguire

Workshop Type:

Adjud

Room:

B102

Offered in Sessions:

6 ONLY
Musical Numbers Adjudication: Jenkins: Robert Thompson / Mt. Spokane: Ash Clayton, Blake Henry / Rogers: Majel Bennett, Xuan Ngo / Jenkins: Emma Larsen and Dylan Smith (duo)

Suzanne Maguire is an Acting Teacher, Director and College/Career Readiness Specialist in Spokane, WA who is passionate about the many ways Theatre develops essential skills for everyday life and every career field. Specializing in helping actors and directors develop strong communication skills onstage and off, Suzanne uses the basics of techniques like Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) to strengthen students and directors ability to explore powerful non-verbal communication choices. Additionally, workshops like Auditions and Rejection: Preparing for Both focus on interpersonal communication combined with practical application for actors of all ages and stages.

The Character Sheet: or What Dungeons and Dragons Taught Me About Acting

Dylan Paul

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

C107

Offered in Sessions:

2, 6
Using D&D as a framework to discuss and define character history, attributes, and context, this workshop encourages young actors to dig for textual clues and make specific, informed choices. Also, it's fun and everyone gets a cool worksheet.

Dylan Paul serves as an Assistant Professor and Guest Artist in Residence at the University of Idaho. As a performer, he was most recently in the world-premiere company of Moulin Rouge at the Colonial Theatre in Boston. His Broadway debut was with Cabaret, helmed by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall at Roundabout Theatre Company's Studio 54 space. In the arena of classical and heightened text, he has been a company member of Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, American Shakespeare Center, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, and Houston Shakespeare Festival. Other regional credits include Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, Roxy Regional, and Kansas City's New Theatre. Honors include the Voice and Speech Trainers Association Clyde Vinson Award and the Fulbright Award (full research grant scholarship). During his tenure as a Fulbrighter, he examined Carnival performance in Trinidad and Tobago, focusing on heightened text use of the Robber Mas and establishing the Traditional Mas Archive, a free resource dedicated to the preservation of Caribbean masquerade. Additional research efforts include spearheading the redesign and standardization of the International Dialects of English Archive, a major resource for the study of accents and dialects. He has served IDEA as a Special Consultant and Associate Editor for over a decade. As an instructor of performance disciplines, he has taught at the University of Idaho, University of Houston, and University of the West Indies (Trinidad and Barbados). He holds an MFA from the Professional Actor Training Program at the University of Houston and a BFA in Theatre & Voice from the University of Kansas.

Building Charachter Through Movement

Patrick Dizney

Workshop Type:

Acting

Room:

C121

Offered in Sessions:

3, 6
This fun, moving and hands on workshop is based on the work of Stella Adler and Viewpoints. Discover ways we can use movement as means of character development. This workshop will teach exercises in imagination, character specific physicality, relationship dynamics and creative storytelling. Come ready to move, interact and have fun!!!

PATRICK DIZNEY received his MFA from the University of Washington, then moved to New York where he worked on and off professionally for over 6 years. Credits include prime time television, national commercials, industrial videos, children's theatre, 2 national tours, Off and Off-Off Broadway, regional theatre, feature and independent film. He acts, freelance directs, has been teaching acting for the last 15 years, is a member of AEA, SAG, AFTRA, and is the Chair of Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region VII. He is Associate Chair in charge of Production and teaches acting at Central Washington University.

Musical Numbers Adjudication

Ryan Childers

Workshop Type:

Adjud

Room:

B104

Offered in Sessions:

6 ONLY
Musical Numbers Adjudication: West Valley: Lala Duke, Ehrinn Sitton / LC: Amia Delaney, Emma Lang / Kamiakin: Emma Sorenson / LC & UHigh - Trevor Rau and Brady Magruder (duo) / U High - Brady Magruder

Mr. Pschirrer is enjoying his 15th season as Tiger Drama Director at Lewis and Clark High School. He holds a BA in History (Gonzaga) and an MA in Theatre Production (Central Washington). The 5th Avenue Theatre recently recognized him as Outstanding Educator of the Year. He serves on the Washington State Thespian Board and as a national adjudicator for the Educational Theatre Association

Musical Numbers Adjudication

Greg Pschirrer

Workshop Type:

Adjud

Room:

CHOIR

Offered in Sessions:

6 ONLY
Musical Numbers Adjudication: U-High: Zehm/McNeice (duo), Barlow, Lovell, McNeice, Schneider, Sy, Zehm

Suzanne Maguire is an Acting Teacher, Director and College/Career Readiness Specialist in Spokane, WA who is passionate about the many ways Theatre develops essential skills for everyday life and every career field. Specializing in helping actors and directors develop strong communication skills onstage and off, Suzanne uses the basics of techniques like Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) to strengthen students and directors ability to explore powerful non-verbal communication choices. Additionally, workshops like Auditions and Rejection: Preparing for Both focus on interpersonal communication combined with practical application for actors of all ages and stages.

Musical Numbers Adjudication

Anne Mitchell

Workshop Type:

Adjud

Room:

C101

Offered in Sessions:

6 ONLY
Musical Numbers Adjudication: Lewis & Clark: Taiyanna Pereira, Piper Quimby, Matthew Read / Mead: Cesar Galvan / West Valley: Tiffany Nelson, Molly Stevens

Growing up a green room baby, Anne Lillian Mitchell's Arts background spans over thirty years. With degrees in Acting, Direction, & Technical Theatre; she trained in Acting at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (PCPA) continuing her education at DePaul University. She is the owner of MAM, a SAG-AFTRA Franchised Talent Agency. Founded in 2008, MAM is a SAG-AFTRA Franchised talent agency with offices in Spokane & Seattle booking Actors, Models, and Voice-Over Artists. Bookings include Toyota, Coca-Cola, McDonalds, AT&T, Samsung, Rubbermaid, Verizon, Microsoft, Nordstrom, Boeing, Seattle Seahawks, Starbucks, and more. MAM Talent have appeared in Z Nation, GRIMM, The Librarians, Criminal Minds, Nashville, SMASH!

Duo Scene Adjudications

Jim Brown & Kim Roberts

Workshop Type:

Adjud

Room:

C128

Offered in Sessions:

6 ONLY
Duo Scene Adjudications: Pasco: Joel Villanueva & Christine Villanueva, Cali Kubalek & Belle Peteron, Carlos Arredondo & Genesis Morales, Daphne Christensen & Jourdyn Gardner / LC: Rae Baer & Eli Svoboda / Jenkins: Sarah Torgerson & Jessica Cochron / Rogers: Peyton Torchio & Victoria Worley

Monologue Adjudications

Karen Brathovde & Tom Armitage

Workshop Type:

Adjud

Room:

B125

Offered in Sessions:

6 ONLY
Monologue Adjudications: Pasco: Stephen Misczuk / LC: Emma Hendricks, Trevor Rau / West Valley: Charlie Way, Teagan May / Mead: Rebecca Nelson / Kamiakin: Cleo Howell / Jenkins: Robert Thompson, Christine Prater / University: Spencer Hawkins

Former Co-Coordinator of INTAF after over 30 years. Retired Theatre Arts and English Teacher at Ferris and Mead High Schools; Actor, Director, Producer, and backstage credits with Spokane Civic Theatre, Ignite Community Theatre, and Spokane Theatrical Group. B. A. in Theatre from Eastern Washington University and a Masters in Curriculum and Technology from University of Phoenix. Currently serving on the Board of Directors at Blue Door Theatre and committees at Spokane Civic Theatre and Ignite Community Theatre.

Big Fish Choreography - Showcase Prep

Miranda Hein

Workshop Type:

SHOWCASE PREP Big Fish

Room:

BLACK BOX

Offered in Sessions:

Must have attended session 4
Explore the choreography performed by the cast of SFCC's spring musical! Community musical programs often include dancers with a variety of dance and non-dance backgrounds, so come and learn how you can work together and blend in no matter your level of advancement.

B.A. in Music Education; M.Ed in Secondary Education; National Boards in AYA/ELA Dance certification for Washington K-12 teaching

Location, Location, Location

Alex Kwamina

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

B122

Offered in Sessions:

4, 6
We will explore how to add details to your scenes by creating an environment. Environment is not only location it includes everything that would define that location by using all your senses.

The Blue Door Theatre is an Improvised Comedy Troupe located in Spokane, WA since 1996. We are an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization. We are dedicated to the advancement of improvisation and the performing arts through innovative entertainment and education. We have Improvised Comedy Performances every weekend, we offer Teen and Adult Improv classes and we are available to perform at private and corporate events. We are always proud to be part of INTAF.

What a Character

Liz Schroeder

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

B124

Offered in Sessions:

5, 6
You will learn how to create and hold a character and build a solid scene base using that character.

The Blue Door Theatre is an Improvised Comedy Troupe located in Spokane, WA since 1996. We are an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization. We are dedicated to the advancement of improvisation and the performing arts through innovative entertainment and education. We have Improvised Comedy Performances every weekend, we offer Teen and Adult Improv classes and we are available to perform at private and corporate events. We are always proud to be part of INTAF.

I Can't Sing Musical Improv

Michael Glatzmaier

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

C123

Offered in Sessions:

1, 6
I CAN’T SING! An amazing singing voice is not required! The main thing you need in Musical Improv is a positive attitude! This workshop will show you singing is not all Musical Improv is about. No musical experience necessary.

The Blue Door Theatre is an Improvised Comedy Troupe located in Spokane, WA since 1996. We are an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization. We are dedicated to the advancement of improvisation and the performing arts through innovative entertainment and education. We have Improvised Comedy Performances every weekend, we offer Teen and Adult Improv classes and we are available to perform at private and corporate events. We are always proud to be part of INTAF.

Improv Tune-up

Frank Tano

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

B120

Offered in Sessions:

4, 6
Feeling stuck in a rut? Always at a loss in the same kind of scenes? Reached your improv plateau? This workshop will focus on the skills you want to improve.

The Blue Door Theatre is an Improvised Comedy Troupe located in Spokane, WA since 1996. We are an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization. We are dedicated to the advancement of improvisation and the performing arts through innovative entertainment and education. We have Improvised Comedy Performances every weekend, we offer Teen and Adult Improv classes and we are available to perform at private and corporate events. We are always proud to be part of INTAF.

Yes, And...

Nancy Gasper

Workshop Type:

Improv

Room:

C131

Offered in Sessions:

3, 5, 6
Participants in this workshop will discover "Yes" all over again! We use exercises that will make everyone remember just why they started improvising in the first place. This is also a great workshop for learning how to keep a conversation continuing and positive.

The Blue Door Theatre is an Improvised Comedy Troupe located in Spokane, WA since 1996. We are an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization. We are dedicated to the advancement of improvisation and the performing arts through innovative entertainment and education. We have Improvised Comedy Performances every weekend, we offer Teen and Adult Improv classes and we are available to perform at private and corporate events. We are always proud to be part of INTAF.

Fixtures - A Hands-on Approach

Matthew Day

Workshop Type:

Lighting

Room:

C122

Offered in Sessions:

4, 6
A hands on approach to using moving lights, led's, and other DMX effects in a show.

Since 2002 I have worked on 162 productions as an actor, lighting designer, set designer, stagehand, sound engineer, director, producer, and theater manager. I spent 2 years at North Idaho College in the drama department and have designed over 75 shows.

Stage Makeup

Linda Harrison and James Harrison

Workshop Type:

Makeup

Room:

B112

Offered in Sessions:

2, 4, 6
Learn how to use highlights and shadows to create characters through makeup. Learn brush techniques, blending, and application techniques to project the character to the audience.

55 years of theatre makeup, costumes, hair in area theatres and schools. Specialized in moulage makeup working with area fire districts and groups. My son has assisted in many of the events I have done.

Showcase Prep - STAGE COMBAT

Brian Rempel

Workshop Type:

SHOWCASE PREP Combat

Room:

MAT ROOM

Offered in Sessions:

Must have attended in session 3, 4, or 5
Students interested in this showcase prep must have attended one of Brian's previous stage combat sessions in 3 and 5. Students will refine the work they did in the first workshop and stage it for performance in the final Saturday Showcase.

Performing and choreographing stage combat in various venues for more than 15 years
Trained in Multiple Martial arts and historical weapon styles
10 + Years teaching at INTAF.

Showcase Prep - TAP 2.0

Jason Michael Snow

Workshop Type:

SHOWCASE PREP Tap

Room:

STAGE

Offered in Sessions:

Must have attended session 2 or 4
Students interested in this showcase prep must have attended one of Jason's previous tap sessions in 2 and/or 4. Students will refine the work they did in the first workshop and stage it for performance in the final Saturday Showcase.

Jason has been welcomed as a guest teacher/speaker for several schools throughout District 81. He most recently worked with the students at the Orange Country School of the Arts on their production of Xanadu, having done the 1st National Tour of the Broadway production back in 2008. Jason has been a working actor on Broadway and in television, most recently seen on shows such as American Horror Story, One Day At A Time, This Is Us, and A Christmas Story Live! An original cast member of The Book of Mormon on Broadway Jason is also a graduate of The Boston Conservatory and Ferris High School.

Stand-Up Comedy Showcase Prep

Jason Komm

Workshop Type:

SHOWCASE PREP Comedy

Room:

C125

Offered in Sessions:

Must have auditioned in session 5
Jason will be working with the two students chosen for the Student Showcase during this session.

Award-winning filmmaker and comedian, Jason Komm grew up in Spokane and graduated from Mead High School. After being a writer and performer for Brigham Young University's premier sketch comedy troupe, Divine Comedy, Jason returned to Spokane and has been performing stand-up comedy in the northwest for over nine years.

Managing Your Teacher, Your Peers, and Yourself: How to Succeed as a Student Stage Manager

Ashley DeMoville

Workshop Type:

Stage Management

Room:

C134

Offered in Sessions:

4, 6
The workshop will cover- -Managing Your Teacher: How to serve as an effective stage manager to an authority figure. -Managing Your Peers: When your crush needs a reminder to be quiet backstage and you're the one who has to do it.-Managing Yourself: Understanding your leadership style and being mindful as you respond to stress.

Ashley DeMoville is a teacher, director, and actor specializing in Actor and Director Training, the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique, and Community-Collaborative Theatre. She has directed stage productions for numerous theatres and schools including Spokane Falls Community College, the University of Hawai?i at M?noa, The Leeward Theatre, PlayBuilders of Hawai?i, Leeward Community College, Saint Louis School, Victoria University of Wellington, Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School, and The Theatre Royal (Nelson, NZ).Ashley holds a Master of Theatre Arts in Directing from Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) and is currently Director of Drama at Spokane Falls Community College. As the head of the Drama program, Ashley has worked tirelessly to improve and promote the only Associate in Fine Arts in Drama degree offered in the state. She has created numerous opportunities for students including taking them to the United States Institute of Theatre Technology and to the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region VII. In her short time as advisor to Bigfoot Drama, the club was awarded IRP Club of the Year and IRP Club Event of the Year by the college's Associated Student Government. In addition, Ashley's recent production of Mira Miroshnik's The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls was chosen as a Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region VII Regional Finalist in 2018. Finally, Ashley just received SFCC's Exceptional Faculty Award for her work leading the Drama Program and nurturing young artists.

Revenge and Ransom Notes

Michael Murray

Workshop Type:

Writing

Room:

C119

Offered in Sessions:

6 ONLY
Every moment of stage or screen magic starts with a story and therefore, a writer. Yes, I'm talking to you. We'll discuss (and apply) the core building blocks of script development, you'll create a scene in real time and your then characters will likely take over the building.

Michael Murray is a comedy writer, playwright, director and speaker with degrees in Psychology and English.

Quirky Playwriting Prompts from A to Z

Matthew Weaver

Workshop Type:

Writing

Room:

D108

Offered in Sessions:

2, 6
Quirky Playwriting Prompts from A to Z, Z to A and Everything in Between, With a Few Pit Stops at Q

Matthew Weaver is a Spokane, Wash., playwright and screenwriter. His writing has been produced in Washington State, Canada, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Ohio, Texas, West Virginia, New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky, Colorado, Florida, California, Ireland, Japan, Oregon, Maryland and Illinois.

https://newplayexchange.org/users/9069/matthew-weaver

Stage Combat- Broad Sword

Bryan Durbin

Workshop Type:

Combat

Room:

LOWER COMMONS

Offered in Sessions:

2,3,4,6
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