Posts Tagged ‘Jeri Pitcher’

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Created Equal

March 6, 2017

Theater production – UMA

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Auditions for The Lonely Soldier

November 13, 2014

Looking for 7 actresses and technical assistance

Casting seven women, ages 19-47, for professional non-Equity production of The Lonely Soldier.

The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine, with support from the University of Maine at Augusta’s Veteran Achievement Project, the Maine Humanities Council, and the Maine Arts Commission is producing The Lonely Soldier: Women at War in Iraq, a documentary play by award-winning journalist and playwright, Helen Benedict.

The Lonely Soldier features seven women, ranging in age from 19 to 47, who vividly tell the real life stories of military women who served in Iraq. Their stories focus on the challenges they faced from warfare, discrimination, to their own consciences.

The production will be directed by Jeri Pitcher, UMA Adjunct Drama Faculty, and will perform at the following locations:

  • March 12th through the 15th at Michael Klahr Center at the University of Maine at Augusta.
  • March 20th through the 22nd at Portland Ballet Studio Theater, 517 Forest Avenue in Portland.
  • March 27th through 29th at the Gracie Black Box Theater at Husson University, Bangor.

We are currently casting all seven roles.  Minority actors are strongly encouraged to apply. The complete non-Equity paid contract runs from February 1- March 29 with most rehearsals and performances falling on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Description of roles can be found at http://hhrcmaine.org/lonely-soldier/.

Technical Director, Lighting and sound design positions also available.

For further information and to set up an audition, please e-mail current head shot and resume to: jeri.pitcher@maine.edu or send by mail to:  Jeri Pitcher, PO Box 634, Readfield, ME 04355.

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UMA Interactive Theater Project

May 30, 2014

Opportunity for students

Under the direction of Adjunct Theater Professor, Jeri Pitcher, the University of Maine, Augusta Interactive Theater Project is providing opportunities for college students who are turning around and providing learning opportunities for other students. This project involved creating an original piece of theater with five UMA acting students and bringing the theater piece to perform in classrooms at Cony Middle School. For more information on the UMA Interactive Theater Project, contact Jeri Pitcher, at Jeri.Pitcher@maine.edu.

See the video, created by Zach Greenham, below that demonstrates the project.

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