Shakespeare Unlocked: Twelfth Night


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.


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.

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