|A scene from Elements' Twelfth Night, courtesy of the company.|
Set against a Mediterranean backdrop of sun, waves, and summer breezes, this production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night weaves a captivating and uproarious tale of mistaken identity, earnest social climbers, impulsive lovers and, above all, people passionately seeking to break free and make a new life for themselves.
Tour performance schedule:
Thursday, Feb. 9 – Nyack College, Nyack, NY, 7:30 pm, Pardington Hall, 45 South Boulevard
Free Admission. Call 845-675-4420 for tickets to reserve seating. For directions visit: www.nyackcollege.edu.
STUDENT WORKSHOPS 4 pm
Tuesday, Feb. 28 – Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia
SHOWS: 4 and 8 pm Bluett Theatre, Admission limited to SJU community
STUDENT WORKSHOPS 11:30 am; Organized by the Medieval, Renaissance and Reformation Studies Program.
Thursday, March 1 – College of Mount Saint Vincent, Riverdale, NY
SHOW: 4 pm Hayes Auditorium, 6301 Riverdale Ave. Riverdale, NY
Free Admission. For directions, visit www.mountsaintvincent.edu.
STUDENT WORKSHOPS 8 pm
Elements Theatre Company is an ensemble of 16 actors who explore the vitality of the word and the deepest truths present in the text by storytelling with imagination, honesty, and authenticity in both classical and modern works. The transformative work to become the text with a new and fresh perspective – to inhabit another world and live another’s life – is both pleasure and privilege.
Their mission: Living honestly as a community in the rehearsal room provides a foundation of trust and dedication to this level of work and allows us to be available to the divine moment when inspiration, faithfulness, and love merge - transporting us beyond the familiar into something new.
Elements Theatre Company performs year-round in Orleans, MA, and tours regularly, presenting workshops and performing at conferences, schools and churches.
Danielle Dwyer, CJ - Artistic Director has directed works from Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windemere’s Fan, Neil Simon’s Rumors, Anton Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard, and co-directed the New England premiere of the opera Pilgrim’s Progress by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Recent roles include: Malvolio,Twelfth Night; Eleanor The Lion in Winter ; Mephistopheles, Doctor Faustus; Queen Elizabeth, Richard III; Lettice Douffet, Lettice and Lovage.
Dwyer earned her MAA from England’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the University of London. She trained with Joanna Weir at Central School of Speech and Drama, David Male of Cambridge University, and Shakespeare & Company.
For more details: contact Melody Edmonson at 508-255-3999 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit online at www.elementstheatre.org.