Monday, October 17, 2011

BUMP! "Savagely Funny" - KC Star

The Fishtank Performance Studio Presents:
BUMP 
BY David WAYNE REED    BESS WALLERSTEIN   &  HEIDI VAN

NOVEMBER 4 - 14 at the FISHTANK
From the creators of WHITE NOSE CHRISTMAS: A Tabloid Nativity of Rehab and Rebirth comes the next installment in the life and times of Brindsay Kardilton, America's favorite celebutataunte. 

Brindsay Kardilton, desperate to restart her career in the wake of her jail time and rehab stints, decides to give back to the world by becoming a surrogate. Due any moment, she heads to the Big Apple for a whirlwind press junket to promote her new lines, a new life and her big bump! 

BUMP IN THE NEWS
KC STAR Review! Bump gives Birth to Laughter at the Fishtank!


BUMP Brings Faux Celebrity Back to the Fishtank 

KC STAR Preview Article: Heidi Van's Baby Bump Has A Starring Role in Fishtank Production


White Nose Christmas, winner of 2011 "Best Stocking Stuffer"


SHOW TIMES
NOV 10, THURS.    8PM
NOV 11, FRI.          8PM & 10PM
NOV 13, SUN.        6PM & 8PM
NOV 14, MON.       8PM

      
TIX are $15. On sale Online NOW!
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND PURCHASING TIX IN ADVANCE! SEATING IS LIMITED!



Tuesday, October 11, 2011

COMING UP AT THE FISHTANK!

WORKSHOPS @ the FISHTANK
Actors with Moxie Presents:
Workshops in IMPROVISATION
Registration required: CONTACT STACEY SIEGERT @ Actorswithmoxie@gmail.com 
 
 
October 16, 9am - 12noon, $50
Move it! Yes, I mean you.  (Physical Improv class)
Karen Elanor Wight
By freeing up the body, the student will discover new characters, different approaches to creating a relationship onstage, and tools to add variety to their scene work.  
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and be prepared to move!
 
INSTRUCTOR: KAREN ELANOR WIGHT is a NYC-based actress, dancer, improviser, and teacher. Karen has been improvising for 17 years and is one-half of the wordless improv duo Imp with Asaf Ronen.  In addition to performing, Karen teaches improv at festivals nationally and internationally including Seattle, Toronto, New Zealand, Austin, Baltimore, Providence, Oberlin, Miami, and Los Angeles.



Wednesday, October 5, 2011

OCTOBER at the FISHTANK!

 FIRST FRIDAY @ the FISHTANK: OCT 7


Ashlee LaPine & Todd Carlton Lanker star in DYING CITY


DYING CITY
A Kansas City Premier, DYING CITY is a staggering &  intimate drama about dealing with loss in our post 9/11 world.
   
Friday, October 7, $15 online & at the door 
7PM Reception & 8PM Show! 
Find out what's next at the studio and enjoy a delicious spread by Californos and cold beverages courtesy of Pabst Blue Ribbon!
Seating is limited.
DYING CITY 2
Photo by Noah Whitmore
Featuring  
ASHLEE LAPINE & TODD CARLTON LANKER  

Remaining Performances:   
October 6 - 10, All performances 8pm. 

Special $10 INDUSTRY PRICING  
SUNDAY OCT 9 & MONDAY OCT 10! 
Seating is limited and we strongly encourage purchasing tickets in advance.  Tickets are available online here!






WORKSHOPS @ the FISHTANK
Actors with Moxie Presents Workshops in IMPROVISATION
Registration required: CONTACT STACEY SIEGERT @ Actorswithmoxie@gmail.com 
October 16, 9am - 12noon, $50
Move it! Yes, I mean you. (Physical Improv class)
By freeing up the body, the student will discover new characters, different approaches to creating a relationship onstage, and tools to add variety to their scene work.  
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and be prepared to move!
 
INSTRUCTOR: KAREN ELANOR WIGHT is a NYC-based actress, dancer, improviser, and teacher. Karen has been improvising for 17 years and is one-half of the wordless improv duo Imp with Asaf Ronen.  In addition to performing, Karen teaches improv at festivals nationally and internationally including Seattle, Toronto, New Zealand, Austin, Baltimore, Providence, Oberlin, Miami, and Los Angeles.

Improvisation for Intermediate & Advanced Actors*
October 29, with Megan Hovde Wilkins from the Second City in Chicago
Two Sessions: 1pm-3:30 or 4pm-6

Impressionism Advanced Improv for Actors 3.5 hours 1-3:30pm $45
What impression do you make as an improviser?  Sometimes an outside eye can inspire you in a new way, let’s see… This workshop provides a one on one opportunity to perform and receive assessment from the perspective of a director, teacher and fellow inproviser.

Intermediate Improv for Actors 2 hours 4-6pm $40
For the day player.  Had a little improv in your life? Want some more?  This workshop will hone your skills and focus on character work- developing and maintaining interesting choices and creating sustaining believable characters.  Solid character work is one of the most important elements of both long and short form improv.
 *Experience level: Must feel comfortable improvising.
 
INSTRUCTOR: Megan Hovde Wilkins is a professional actor and improviser in Chicago, and has been performing and teaching improvisation for 10 years.  She's a member of the Second City National Touring Company, performing improv and sketch comedy all over the world. She also performs at the IO Theater (Improv Olympic), the Annoyance Theater and at improv festivals all over the country with improv teams American Dream and KOKO, among others. Offstage, she is an instructor at the Conservatory at the Second City Training Center.






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