Hello fellow Theatre Practitioners!
What: OCTOBER Edmonton Scene Study
Who: Grindstone Theatre WITH GUEST HOSTS LORA BROVOLD & COLLIN DOYLE
Where: Sun and Moon Visionaries, 10125 97 Avenue
When: Sunday, October 5th, 2pm-4pm
*Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP if you are able to attend.
This is Lora’s first time hanging out with the Edmonton Scene Study pals and she is excited to read (new) plays and dig a little bit deeper into the quest for better understanding this art form—and vital form of human expression and connection—that we call theatre. Lora was last scene in Theatre Yes’ National Elevator Project (Parts I and II). Before that you may have seen her in Theatre Network’s Sterling award-winning production of Let the Light of Day Through by Collin Doyle. While she is fond of many past theatre projects, her most favourite credits include: The Three Sisters (Broken Toys Theatre), A Few Good Men (Citadel Theatre & Manitoba Theatre Centre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Citadel Theatre), Heroine, Mo and Jess Kill Susie, and Fat Pig (Northern Light Theatre), The Liars and Three Days of Rain (Shadow Theatre), Comedy of Errors and Titus Andronicus (Freewill Shakespeare Festival), Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat and My Name Is Rachel Corrie (Theatre Yes), Goodness (Downstage), The Death of Me (Lunchbox Theatre), and Effie’s Burning (Peregrine Theatre). This season, Lora can be seen in Shadow Theatre’s production of Circle Mirror Transformation. Lora is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s BFA Acting Program and the Citadel Theatre/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program.
Collin Doyle is an Edmonton based writer. His play The Mighty Carlins premiered at
Workshop West in January of 2008. Nakai Theatre in Whitehorse produced a second
production in the spring of 2009. Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon produced a third
production in February of 2012. The Mighy Carlins was the winner of the Discovery
Category of the Alberta Playwriting Competition in 2004, and received the Sterling
Award for Outstanding New Play in 2008. His play for teens, Routes, premiered in the
fall of 2009. Concrete Theatre toured Routes to high school audiences in Alberta,
Saskatchewan, and Ontario. Routes received a Sterling Award for Outstanding
Production for Young Audiences; it also received a Dora Award for Outstanding
Production for Young Audiences. His play, Slumberland Motel, won the main category of
the Alberta Playwriting Competition in 2006. His plays Dear Penthouse and Nighthawk
Rules (with James Hamilton) were critical and popular successes at the Edmonton Fringe
in 2004 and 2005. Nighthawk Rules received two Sterling Awards for Outstanding
Fringe Production and Outstanding New Fringe Work. His new play Let the Light of Day
Through won the Alberta Playwriting Competition in 2012. Theatre Network
produced Let the Light of Day Through in the Spring of 2013. Collin is a graduate of the
National Theatre School of Canada.
EDMONTON SCENE STUDY
Edmonton Scene Study is for emerging and professional theatre practitioners
(actors, directors, playwrights…) to share in the reading of plays. The
world of theatre is so rich and vast that we should be encouraged to
explore it. Not only does the play come to life as we read it aloud, it
broadens our knowledge of theatre, our skills in cold reading and warms the
relationships we have in this theatre community. All theatre lovers are
invited to join the group, enjoy meeting fellow artists, and share a scene
from a play.
Edmonton Scene Study will be hosted once a month, so please come and be inspired and join the
Edmonton Scene Study group on facebook for all updates.