Shakespeare Unlocked: Twelfth Night

shakespeare-unlocked

Twelfth Night | July 13, 2013 | 10:30am–12:00pm
Winona State University Science Atrium | $15 (click here for tickets)

Food Available for Purchase on the Green

Dr. Nicole Civettini of Winona State University

Info to come.

Dr. Jane Carducci of Winona State University
Cross Gender Casting and Identity in Twelfth Night

Jane Carducci earned her B.A. in English from Colorado College in Colorado Springs and then, much to her parents’ dismay, moved to Nevada, and dealt blackjack for eleven years. Feeling that, for her, the casinos were a dead-end street, Carducci completed the M.A. and Ph.D. programs from the University of Nevada in Reno. Her specialty is the English Renaissance with minor fields in poetry and linguistics. Her publications about Shakespeare, composition, and pedagogy have appeared in such journals as Literature and Psychology, Language and Literature, and Cahiers Elisabethains.

Tarah Flanagan of the Great River Shakespeare Festival
Shakespeare’s Feisty Ingenues: An Actor’s Perspective

Tarah Flanagan is a NY based actor and acting teacher. She has performed in nearly 50 productions across the country, and has been a company member of the Great River Shakespeare Festival since 2007. She has taught Acting and Movement at the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University, Georgia State University Summer Shakespeare Intensive, and the Shakespeare for Young Actors program at GRSF. Tarah received her training from PCPA Theatrefest, Webster University (BFA) and The Alabama Shakespeare Festival (MFA).

Michael Bowler | Moderator

Dr. Michael Bowler has been an Associate Professor of Global Studies at Winona State University since 2004. He earned his B.A. at the University of Notre Dame; his M.A., M.Sc., and Ph.D. at Syracuse University. He is also the father of Katie Bowler, a cast member in this season’s Twelfth Night.

12Night5929

Chris Mixon, Brian White, and Michael Fitzpatrick
Twelfth Night (2013) | photo by Michal Daniel

GRSF Company Members

Stephanie Lambourn | Lady Olivia

Other GRSF Credits: Cordelia in King Lear, Julia in The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Girl in The Fantastiks, Lady Mortimer in Henry IV-Part I, Courtezan in The Comedy of Errors, Serving Woman in Othello, Ophelia in the 2009 Apprentice Company production of Hamlet.

Twelfth Night is directed by Paul Mason Barnes.

Friends of Will starts a new chapter in Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn— The Great River Shakespeare Festival will sponsor an organizational social event at the Rochester Public Library on Monday, May 4th at 7p.m. Associate Director and acting company member Doug Scholz-Carlson will give a preview of the upcoming season and GRSF Board member Karen Fawcett will talk about volunteer opportunities. In addition to offering ways to get involved in the Festival, the event will provide a chance to connect with other Shakespeare lovers.

City-Wide Sonnet Contest Kick-off Event

Are you a fan of the sonnet, or are you just curious about the oldest form of modern poetry? Winona’s Poet Laureate, Jim Armstrong, and the Shakespeare Festival’s Alec Wild invite you to come down to the Book Shelf/Blue Heron Coffee house on Friday, May 8 at 7 pm for an evening of sonnet appreciation….

Great News from the National Endowment for the Arts

You’ve been backing a winner. We recently received word from the National Endowment for the Arts that GRSF would receive a $10,000 grant in support of our 2009 season production of The Tempest. Although the award is only one third of our request for funding, the fact that we received anything at all on our…

This Week at GRSF: Technology

“To make a virtue of necessity…” -Two Gentlemen of Verona This season at GRSF, we are trying to do more with less, and we need your help. While we have little money to buy ads, we still need to fill our theater. Luckily, we have what wealthier advertisers dream of: you, an audience that knows…

This Week: It’s Greek to me…

What kind of madman would write a play that requires the audience to read a dozen books in advance? Come as you are; you’ll be fine.” -Tom Stoppard If you are reading this website, you probably already know that Shakespeare is for everyone. You may know that he wrote plays that sold tickets to illiterate…

This Week: 4th of July

Click for a complete schedule: This Week at GRSF Join us for the 4th of July After the 3pm performance of The Tempest (buy tickets), join us for a free concert by Charile Parr, grilling on the green, Jonathan Gillard Daly reading The Declaration of Independence and more. (read more) Mark your calendar: July 3rd:…

There is no custom code to display.