MIAMI— Fourteen graduating seniors from New World School of the Arts’ college theater program present One-Person Shows as their BFA Senior Project. Writing, acting and producingtheir own 20-30 minute piece requires “verve and an abundance of creativity” stated David Kwiat, coordinator of the project at NWSA. All performances are Free and open to the public.
The three programs, A, B and C will be held at the Louise O. Gerrits Theater, 25 NE 2 Street, 8th floor, downtown Miami. Thursday December 15, 2011 Friday December 16, 2011 and Saturday December 17, 2011.
- Program A: Thursday, December 15 – 5:00 pm / Friday, December 16 – 8:00 pm
- Program B: Thursday, December 15 – 8:00 pm / Saturday, December 17 – 2:00 pm
- Program C: Friday, December 16 – 5:00 pm / Saturday, December 17 – 5:00 pm
Representative of the fourteen shows are: Mary Sunshine by Ashley Chang is about a girl who is too smart for her own good yet seeks approval on a daily basis. Her self-doubt leads into her tragic flaw of being her own worst enemy.
Cockroach Confessions by Armando Diaz: A needle, a crucifix or a joint. Different methods for the same result.. The fate of those left behind.
Lauren Tepper’s Love Spell: Snow White has taken a new spin on her career. You got questions? She has answers! Find out on the “S” Chat!
Ryan Jacobs’s Boy Of Wonder: Life in the Big Top is the only life that David Swift has known. Performing has been his life, but he craves something more.
Home is Where the Corazon Is by Alma Rose Hoyos: ‘I’m going back to Cuba for the first time! Ay! Pa’ Cuba voy!’
For the past twenty-one years David Kwiat has been the coordinator of the One Festival. He is a professor in the Theater Division at NWSA and has performed with numerous local and national theater companies as well as having performed his own one-person show; John Barrymore: Confessions of an Actor in London, the Edinburgh International Festival and well as throughout the United States. He also received the Carbonell Award for “Best Actor” as well as “Best Supporting Actor.”
For more information about the theatre program at New World School of the Arts visit nwsa.mdc.edu, or call 305-237-3541. New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts, is an educationalpartnership of Miami Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College and the University of Florida.
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