MAILED: April 11, 2001
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Short Play Festival will take place in Kjer Theatre of the Haas Fine Arts Center Wednesday through Friday, April 25-27.
The following plays will be performed from 4 to 6 p.m. April 25 and from 8 to 10 p.m. April 26.
- "At Home" by Michael Weller Directed by senior Lynsey Ray, Maple, and performed by sophomore Anna Figlesthaler, Fox Point, and community member Timothy
- "The Undefeated Rhumba Champ" by Charles Leipart Directed by senior Carissa Trumble, Cushing, and performed by seniors Tom Gross, Oconomowoc, and Elizabeth Nelson, Mankato, Minn.
The following plays will be performed from 8 to 10 p.m. April 25 and from 4 to 6 p.m. April 27.
- "The Leader" by Eugene Ionesco Directed by senior Robert Susedik, Eau Claire, and performed by seniors Jody Gross, Gleason, Jamie Renard, Neenah, and Jamie Whiteside, Eau Claire; junior Hannah Swanson, Washburn; Figlesthaler; and community member Lee Goettl.
- "A Little Dancing" by Robert Kimmel Smith Directed by senior Shawn Stelton, St. Croix Falls, and performed by seniors Jenny Nie, De Forest, and Tony Brown, Plymouth.
The following plays will be performed from 4 to 6 p.m. April 26 and from 8 to 10 p.m. April 27.
- "Thunder in the Index" by Phillip Hayes Dean Directed by junior Aaron Zook, Fall Creek, and performed by Brown, junior Mauricio Alessandro, North Prairie, sophomore Michelle Puchalla, Independence, 1994 UW-Eau Claire graduate Clark Donnelly, St. Paul Park, Minn., and community member Todd Vaggert.
- "The Valiant" by Holoworthy Hall and Robert Middlemass Directed by senior Rob Vanderloop, Kaukauna, and performed by juniors Jaran Carson, Chaseburg, Heather Cork, Eau Claire, and Gregg Potter, Lyndon Station; and sophomores Ben Rothering, Madison, and Kale Nelson Frederic.
- "Ferryboat" by Anna Marie Barlow Directed by senior Matthew Nohr, Waunakee, and performed by Potter and sophomore Daneille Strong, Watertown.
Tickets are available for $2 per two-hour set at the University Service Center, (715) 836-3727, and at the door.
- "Jack of Dover" by Derek Davidson Directed by junior Jordan Keller, Wisconsin Dells, and performed by freshman Kelly Mariska, Maple Grove, Minn., and community members Hartzel and Kristopher Gay.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: April 11, 2001