The Arden Blog Tagged: Apprentices

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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When In Doubt

February 17, 2010

By Brittany Howard, Arden Professional Apprentice I have entered an entirely new world – a world where a sharpened pencil is worth more than gold, where you can expect your…

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That Pesky Little Thing Called Growing Up

January 28, 2010

By Brittany Howard, Arden Professional Apprentice I was lucky enough over the holidays to spend a few days back in my home state of Texas where I slept a little,…

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