New to San Antonio, this week's AotW is South Africa-native Rebecca Iverson! Rebecca joins The Surround Project as our production assistant for 9 Circles. EVA: Rebecca, tell us about your hometown. REBECCA: I'm from Port Elizabeth, a city in South Africa. It located on the coast and is extremely beautiful! E: What brought you to … Continue reading Artist O’The Week: Rebecca Iverson
This week we are featuring Artist o’the Week Torence B White. Torence will play multiple roles in Bill Cain’s 9 Circles, which begins rehearsals next week. Born in Pineville, Kentucky, Torence has called San Antonio home most of his life. He is having the experience of a lifetime right this very minute. Before we begin … Continue reading Artist O’The Week: Torence B White
Come get a mani/pedi with me! Today is National Mani/Pedi Day - I know, it's really important stuff - and I'll be celebrating this crucial National holiday this weekend with actor Makenzie Jene and friends at the Maynicures Kick-off Party. Come hang out with us (we'll be there 2 - 3pm). Here's the deets from … Continue reading Maynicures for Mental Health #NationalManiPediDay
#NationalBirdPBS premieres on PBS Monday May 1 10/9c A few members of the 9 Circles team attended KLRN's Independent Lens Pop-Up Documentary series on April 13th to watch the preview of Sonia Kennebeck's film National Bird. The documentary will premiere on PBS on May 1st, but we were happy to have a preview glimpse of … Continue reading Surround: Set your DVR for #NationalBirdPBS
#TBT (Throwback Thornton!) Today's Artist O'The Week is everyone's favorite guy, Andrew Thornton. He might be your acting coach, or you might love his whimsically original Thorntoons, or you just love watching him on stage in award-winning role after role after role - or all of the above! The point is, in San Antonio, Andy is the … Continue reading Artist O’ The Week: Andrew Thornton
John & Kaitlin sitting in a tree. Making T-H-E-A-T-R-E... In this week's meet & greet, we're chatting with theatre artist dynamic duo John Coker & Kaitlin Muse. One reason Zach and I love San Antonio so much is this community of artists is filled with families (theatre making duos, directors, teachers, actors, designers, theatre babies!!! … Continue reading Artist(s) O’The Week: John & Kaitlin!
Today in the Surround: Info about an amazing veterans' service, It's A Small World at KLRN, and an invite for a free movie on Thurs April 13 at the Pearl. from Eva's desk: I've been out and about connecting with local San Antonio resources for veterans, and sharing information about our production of 9 … Continue reading Join us at KLRN & IndieLens screening & discussion of documentary NATIONAL BIRD
First up is San Antonio-native Makenzie Jené Hernandez. Makenzie plays multiple roles – including a military psychiatrist – as the only lady in this cast.
The Surround is an innovative new theatre project in San Antonio, Texas focused on creating new communities around the themes seen on stage. Theatre artists Eva Laporte and Zach Lewis collaborate to "surround" the play with a dynamic context (interviews, forums, installations, all-manner-of-interesting-things!) providing multiple access points to audiences and artists alike. Bill Cain's 2010 … Continue reading What is the Surround?
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