The Arden Blog Category: Apprentices

Connecting Research and Practice: Arden Apprentice Attends ASTR Conference in Seattle

November 30, 2010

By Tara Demmy, Arden Professional Apprentice The American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) is a U.S.-based professional organization that fosters scholarship on worldwide theatre and performance, both historical and contemporary….

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Arden Professional Apprentices—On the Fringe

September 1, 2010

By Bobby Bangert, advice Development Assistant and APA Class 16 At the Arden, nothing heralds the beginning of another season like the arrival of the new class of Arden Professional…

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Falling Into Place

June 14, 2010

Arden Professional Apprentice Class 17 completes our 2009-2010 season with our APA Showcase Falling Into Place, featuring five short plays by Christopher Durang, David Ives, >decease Shel Silverstein, and Sean…

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Finishing the Hat

June 11, 2010

by Mark Kennedy, Arden Professional Apprentices Every day, except for Mondays, I hum the song “Finishing the Hat” from Sunday in the Park with George in the Arcadia green room…

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Seurat Painting Comes to Life

June 8, 2010

For First Friday on June 4, >physician we staged a living version of Georges Seurat’s painting Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte right on Filbert Street! A…

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A Backwards Cabaret: The Songs You’ll Never Sing, The Parts You’ll Never Play

May 7, 2010

By Meredith Sonnen, Arden Professional Apprentice The first play I ever remember seeing was The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan. I proceeded to name our next dog Katisha after a…

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Drinking Tea at the Precipice

April 14, 2010

By Mark Kennedy, Arden Professional Apprentice Whit MacLaughlin, view director of If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, used a metaphor I loved one day in rehearsal as he was…

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Tragic Humor

April 2, 2010

By Brittany Howard, rx Arden Professional Apprentice Romeo and Juliet is nearing its end (the real end, not the kind where you take a sleeping potion so that people think…

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Of Teachers and Tragedies

March 22, 2010

By Brittany Howard, Arden Professional Apprentice I come from a family of teachers. Literally, sisters, parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents—they are all teachers. So, growing up, I was determined that I…

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Like Father Like Son

February 22, 2010

by Mark Kennedy, Arden Professional Apprentice I always think about my father when I work on Blue Door. Whether it’s ironing Kes Khemnu’s stubbornly wrinkled pants, >buy or focusing the…

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