Archive for August, 2015

Kicking to the Left

Our latest project has taken a bit of a left turn. We are supposed to be a devising group, and here we are working on a new play. Conventionally. Mark is the playwright. I am the director. And Jason is writing music. I’ve been consulting with a costume designer (the ever-talented Patti McCory), and, in a feat of last-minute generosity, Diego Villada has agreed to help me with some fight choreography from afar. My colleagues at the University of Evansville have been incredibly accommodating about letting us use the May Studio Theatre for rehearsals and odd items from props storage. We’re not exactly breaking new ground with our process. I have mixed (get it?) feelings about that. I feel lucky to be collaborating with such talented people on an exploration of the all-too-timely complications of police brutality. I know this

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Indy Fringe and The Shout

In The Mix is headed to Indianapolis with a new show! In this contemporary comedy, two college friends join a round-the-clock protest outside a disgraced policeman’s home, only to have their change-the-world optimism challenged by the friendliest of local beat cops. Performance Times: Thursday, August 13, 2015 – 6:00pm Saturday, August 15, 2015 – 7:30pm Sunday, August 16, 2015 – 1:30pm Monday, August 17, 2015 – 9:00pm Friday, August 21, 2015 – 10:30pm Saturday, August 22, 2015 – 7:30pm Check out our new fabulous collaborators who are involved in the show on our In The Mix page.  Hope to see you in Indy!

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