Some thoughts from the Williamston Theatre Intern, Dennis Corsi

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This summer, we’ve had the pleasure of having Dennis Corsi, a student from Michigan State University, working with us in the office as an Administrative Intern.  As he wraps up his internship and prepares to go back to school, here are some fun thoughts from him!

The Good, the Bad and the Spooky

Reasons Why Working in a Theatre is Wonderful

From the perspective of the summer intern, Dennis Corsi.

Meeting People

Everyday I talk to new people on the phone and ...

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META seeks Executive Director

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The Michigan Equity Theatre Alliance, an alliance of professional theaters located in Michigan of which the Williamston Theatre is a member, seeks an executive director. The ED is responsible for leadership necessary to achieve META’s mission, working with its board of directors to chart the course for a sustainable future. As the sole staff position of META, the executive director reports directly to the board of directors.

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Spearhead and implement strategic and operational planning efforts
  • Develop and oversee annual ...
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A NEW SHOW BEGINS! Road trip with us to the biggest little town in Texas!

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Well, The Understudy has come and gone, and it was a terrific show – critics and audiences both loved it.

And now – we head back to Tuna Texas for the second installment of our Tuna Trilogy, Red White and Tuna!  The phones are already ringing off the hook today, as people are reserving tickets for this sure-to-please laugh riot!

Rehearsals begin tonight, the set is under construction, voiceovers are being recorded, costumes are being built, purchased, fitted!  Tonight actors Aral Gribble ...

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Tech Day for THE UNDERSTUDY!

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The Understudy starts performances this week!

We’ve been remiss in getting our journal updated, sorry about that!  But we’re back, and in a couple of days we’ll go into Previews for this funny, insightful, thoughtful, moving show!

Here are a few pictures from the tech weekend, just for fun:

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Joint General Auditions for 2012-2013 Season

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General Auditions for Williamston Theatre’s 2012-2013 Season will be held in conjunction with Tipping Point Theatre and Performance Network Theatre on:

Sunday, May 20th from 5-10 p.m.
at Williamston Theatre in Williamston

Monday, May 21st from 12-8 p.m.
at Tipping Point Theatre in Northville

Tuesday, May 22nd from 12-8 p.m.
at Performance Network Theatre in Ann Arbor

Wednesday, May 23rd
at Jewish Ensemble Theatre in West Bloomfield

Williamston Theatre Theatre is seeking male and female actors over 21 years of age for its 2012-2013 Season.  ...

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Behind the Scenes: An Actor’s Perspective

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During the production process of Dead Man’s Shoes, we’re posting a number of journal entries from folks working in different areas of the show.  Here are some thoughts from Aral Gribble, the actor playing Froggy in the show.

For those of you who haven’t seen the show…why not?!  Also, before I go any further, you need to know that our production of Dead Man’s Shoes is framed as a play within a play, performed by a troupe of actor’s ...

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Announcing the 2012-2013 Season!!

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by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb
September 20 – October 21
When a major global catastrophic event strikes the planet, a first date between a biology grad student and a mysterious journalism major takes on evolutionary significance, and the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. Will they survive? Will they fall in love? And who is that woman pulling levers and playing the timpani? An epic and intimate comedy that spans over billions of years, boom explores the influences of fate versus randomness ...
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Thoughts From Behind The Scenes: An Apprentice Speaks!

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During the production process of Dead Man’s Shoes, we’re posting a number of journal entries from
folks working in different areas of the show.  Here are some thoughts from Laura Thaisen,
the soon-to-be-departing-and-we’ll-miss-her Williamston Theatre apprentice!

Howdy, all!  As the Apprentice at Williamston Theatre, I’ve had a very unique perspective of Dead Man’s Shoes.  There’s no such thing as a “typical” day for someone who works in the theatre industry, and that statement holds especially true for an apprentice.  By day, some ...

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