Category Archives: education

New Haven joins August Wilson Monologue Competition

It wasn’t nothing to you but it was something to me. To have you just up and walk out like that. What you think happened to me? Did you ever stop to ask yourself, “I wonder how Vera doing–I wonder how she feel?” I lay here every night in an empty bed. In an empty… Continue reading →

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Inside Studio School

“Number 23: Don’t say “Bless you” when they sneeze, refuse to say it when they insist.” “24! Insist on learning to play the piano, when they enroll you insist that you want to learn to play guitar instead.” “And finally, 25: Follow them around, refuse to tell them what you want.” “And that’s 25 ways… Continue reading →

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Meet the Cast of WHEN SHE HAD WINGS: Trevor Williams and Jhulenty Delossantos

Trevor: What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Trevor Williams and I am originally from Kent, Ohio. What character are you playing? I’m playing the Sound Op. The Sound Op, along with the Wingman, is sort of representative of the environment surrounding B and the expression of her perception of the… Continue reading →

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Meet the Cast of WHEN SHE HAD WINGS: Johnson Flucker

Can you tell me your name and where you’re from? My name is Johnson Flucker. My wife and I are empty nesters living in Trumbull, Connecticut. I’m from Pittsburgh originally. Can you tell me a little bit about the characters that you’re playing in the show? I play three characters, all of whom interact with… Continue reading →

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Meet the Cast of WHEN SHE HAD WINGS: Olivia Welch

Can you tell me your name and where you’re from? My name is Olivia Welch and I am from Wallingford. What character are you playing? Can you please describe your character in a few sentences? I’m playing A. A is kind of an abstract, mystical character. Throughout the show a lot of layers are pulled… Continue reading →

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Meet the Cast of WHEN SHE HAD WINGS: Olivia Florence

Can you tell me your name and where you’re from? My name is Olivia Florence and I am originally from Hamden. I’m now living in Willimantic. Did you ever come to Long Wharf as a kid? Have you been here before? Yes I have. It’s always been a dream of mine to be working in… Continue reading →

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The Personal Art of Moments & Minutes

“How do you want to end the poem?” I ask her. “How do you want the audience to feel when you’re finished?” Maggie looks very serious for a moment while she considers the question. “I really want it to be a mic drop moment,” she says. “I mean, I won’t really drop it because the… Continue reading →

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Introducing THEATRE HAVEN

LWT’s education department will partner with the New Haven Free Public Library to hold a series of monthly theatre classes free and open to all high school students from November to June at the Ives Main Library. Theatre Haven will give young people the opportunity to try out different aspects of theatre in a safe and fun environment. … Continue reading →

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Long Wharf Theatre’s Studio School announces Spring and Summer classes

Local actors seeking to brush up their skills or acquire new ones will have a unique opportunity this spring at Long Wharf Theatre’s Studio School to work with some of the American theatre’s most innovative artists. Leigh Fondakowski, an Emmy Award nominated head writer of The Laramie Project, and Daniel Passer, a Cirque du Soleil… Continue reading →

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Student inspiration takes the stage in Moments and Minutes Festival April 17

  In Our Town’s waning moments, Emily takes the stage to say goodbye to the life around her. At the conclusion of brownsville song (b-side for tray), Tray tells the world what kind of man he wants to be. Two young people surrounded and engulfed by beauty claim their places in the world in very… Continue reading →

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