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January 2, 2007

SARAH BERNHARDT STARS IN ARTS NOUVEAUX PROGRAM

Sarah Bernhardt's one-act play THE CONFESSION (L'AVEU), will be given its United States premiere by the Xoregos Performing Company this coming Spring as part of its Art Nouveau era program: ARTS NOUVEAUX-UNE CÉLÉBRATION. In the Jewish Museum's stunning exhibition on Miss Bernhardt last year, her dazzling accomplishments as sculptor, actress, director, painter and fashion-setter were highlighted. Not as well-known is her talent as a writer - she wrote articles, an autobiography and several plays, including her dramatic, L'AVEU. The Xoregos Performing Company has had the piece translated into English from the French for its American premiere. The five character cast in THE CONFESSION includes a role Miss Bernhardt might have written for herself, the Countess. The play explores the impact of the Countess' revelation to her husband, and leads to an anguished and shocking conclusion. The published one act was originally given at the Théâtre Odéon in Paris. The rare, beautifully published play includes intricate lithographs of the characters upon which the costume designs will be based. THE CONFESSION will be staged in the melodramatic style extant in late 19th Century French theater, under the direction of Shela Xoregos, Artistic Director of the company. The Xoregos Company has discovered and performed premieres by Oscar Wilde (2004), Jean Cocteau and the painter René Magritte (2005) as well as performing unusual new plays by living playwrights. In addition to THE CONFESSION, this celebration of fin-de-siècle Paris will include a dance tribute to Loïe Fuller, LA LOÏE, choreographed by Shela Xoregos, a salon concert of songs by Claude Debussy, Ernest Chausson, Reynaldo Hahn and others, a suite of dances à la Isadora Duncan choreographed by Rael Lamb, and a new comedy by Dave DeChristopher written as an 1897 phosphorescent dinner party,(a fad of the time). Both Isadora Duncan and Loïe Fuller were American dancers who made their names in Paris at the turn of the twentieth century. For a short while, Duncan was in Fuller's dance company which toured Europe. Fuller also launched Duncan's famous Hungarian tour and European career. Set designs will replicate the visual style of Art Nouveau. Other surprises of the era will be presented.
The eleven performances run from April 12-21, 2007 at Wings Theatre, West Village.
FOR PRESS INFORMATION: Shirley Cahn at 212-239-8405 or xoregos@juno.com
XOREGOS PERFORMING COMPANY
496 Ninth Avenue
New York City 10018
212-239-8405
Shela Xoregos, Artistic Director
Website: XOREGOS.COM
a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation

January 5, 2007

Positive Lives Exhibitions

Showing at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS from 9th January to 24th March 2007:Positive Lives is a unique international project that photographs and documents the impact of HIV & AIDS around the world, illuminating positive human responses to this world crisis. The exhibition reflects the issues and emotions which confront people in their daily lives as they live and work with the disease. Issues of confidentiality, fear, prejudice, exclusion and survival, through to care, support, compassion, trust and openness are all explored. The texts accompanying the photographs are all based on the personal stories of individuals. By sharing these moving stories the Positive Lives project aims to challenge stigma and discrimination, and disrupt the myths and prejudices that surround HIV & AIDS.Positive Lives is collaboration between a number of organisations, including Concern Worldwide and UK HIV charity, Terrence Higgins Trust. Concern has been at the forefront of community responses to HIV & AIDS and the fight for access to treatment since 1987. Concern now supports over 25 HIV & AIDS projects in fifteen countries around the world, working in close partnership with local organisations.
For further details: www.soas.ac.uk/gallery Joy Onyejiako at gallery@soas.ac.uk

Tennessee Williams' In The Bar of A Tokyo Hotel

The White Horse Theater Company, known for successful productions of Sam Shepard plays, will present a limited engagement of In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel by Tennessee Williams at The Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex (312 West 36th Street) in NYC from February 2, to February 18, 2007. The play is directed by Co-Artistic Director Cyndy A. Marion, recognized for her innovative productions of Buried Child, A Lie of The Mind, States of Shock, True West and praised by The New York Times for “presenting a very good revival of The Late Henry Moss.” Written in 1968, during an experimental phase in Mr. Williams’ career, In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel depicts the tragic demise of a famous American painter and his desperate wife. Set in a Tokyo Hotel Bar, the piece juxtaposes a deeply personal American experience against the cultural backdrop of an exotic and distinctly foreign Japan. Known for poetically realistic portraits of lost American souls in such plays as The Glass Menagerie and the Pulitzer-prize winning A Streetcar Named Desire, the playwright’s In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel shocked audiences with its innovative use of language, stark minimalism, brashness of character and multi-layered symbolism. Seemingly a play before its time, In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel has been rarely produced since its premiere production at The Eastside Playhouse in NYC in 1969. According to critic Allean Hale, In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel was “the courageous experiment of a writer who was not afraid to take risks…No doubt some day, somewhere, some producer will meet its challenge.” The White Horse Theater Company intends to do just that.

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January 6, 2007

'A Certain Modernity' at Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Sundaram Tagore Gallery is pleased to present “Bhutan: A Certain Modernity,” Serena Chopra’s new series of photographs that highlight this country’s transition into modernity, through its political, social and economic structures. The exhibition starts February 8 and continues through February 24 with an opening reception on the 8th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It is a traveling exhibition and will continue to Thimpu, Bhutan and New Delhi, India. Serena Chopra unveils a wonderful exhibition in black and white–one which gives an intimate and evocative insight into the lives of Bhutanese people as they both embrace modernity and preserve their culture, something that few countries have done successfully as they raced into the 21st century. A few highlights include photos of sacred prayers at a Buddhist nunnery, and others depicting rituals special to the Bhutanese. But the most important ones, she said, are pictures that are of daily life of a deeply spiritual society. “Their innocence simplicity and warmth is all-pervasive. It touches you in many ways" said Chopra. Sundaram Tagore, director of the gallery, says “Serena possesses a keen understanding of the people of Bhutan, who are at an incredible crossroads in history–attempting to modernize but to do so on their own terms and retain what is special about their society. They want to become what other rapidly modernizing societies have not become–which is that they have often lost their spirituality in a desire for the modern.”
Tagore adds that: “Serena’s work shows an artistic sophistication that few photographers have, and we are honored to share her work with the public of New York City, who will appreciate Serena’s artistic sensibilities and the subject matter.”

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January 7, 2007

Call For Papers

Call for Papers 4 - 5 July, 2007 London, UK International Conference "FINANCES AND CULTURE 07" Sponsorship and Fundraising in Art and Culture Focus on Russia and CIS WHO SHOULD ATTEND Representatives of business and financial institutions interested in sponsorship of art and cultural events as the strategy for business promotion . Representatives of art and culture interested in collaboration with sponsors. Representatives of foundations and fundraising agencies. The purpose of the conference is the meeting of people seeking partners for co-operation.
SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES The number of speakers is limited. Candidates should send an abstract up to 350 words including: Title of talk Name of speaker, contact information Brief biography (max 100 words) Brief overview of presentation Speakers will be allocated 20-30 minutes for presentation and discussion. Key speakers will be allocated up to 60 minutes for presentation and discussion.
Submissions should be emailed in Word format to inform07@gmail.com Deadline for submissions: Thursday 01 February 2007. CONFERENCE FEE 350.00 GBP by transferring the fee before 01 February 2007. 500.00 GBP by transferring the fee after 01 February 2007.
The fee covers attendance at all sessions, refreshments, coffee breaks, lunches and conference documentation. Group booking discounts are available.
Our partners will help to organize the services for you: Personal Assistant Translator Guide airport transfer as well as the additional assistance by the individual request of the conference participant. The working language is English. Conference organizers: Public organization "ART UNIVERSE" International University "Global Theatre Experience" (IUGTE)

January 9, 2007

ID America Festival

Quo Vadimus Arts is proud to announce submissions are being accepted for the
ID AMERICA FESTIVAL, a festival of short plays about American identity written by playwrights from around the nation, performed in New York City, November 2007. January 9th, 2007: Submissions are being accepted for Quo Vadimus Arts' ID America Festival. America is made up of many communities and our diversity is what makes dialogue both difficult and vital. QVA is looking for plays and playwrights to help us create a festival that questions, explores, challenges and celebrates what it means to be living in America today.
The ID America Festival was inspired by QVA's growing concern over the polarization of media in America. News organizations are increasingly biased towards the left or right, and it is rare to find an open forum where differing points of view are given equal weight. We are becoming divided by the papers we read, or the news stations we watch; a nation whose people are pigeonholed based on their political or religious affiliations, by their lifestyle choices. We are demographics before we are Americans. We at Quo Vadimus Arts want to create a festival where everyone, audiences and artists alike, emerges having seen the world from a different point of view; having walked in someone else's shoes.
QVA is looking for playwrights of all ages, of all levels of experience, from all over the country. If you are native-born or foreign-born, whatever your political or religious affiliation, if you consider yourself an writer or just have something to say, we want you to send us a piece that reflects your view of America.
10-16 short plays will be chosen to be performed several times at the Clemente Solo Velez Center in New York City, from November 16-21, 2007. At the end of the festival, 4-5 plays will be selected as part of an evening of winning plays. In addition, QVA intends to take the winning plays on a national tour of Universities and regional theaters in 2008.
Visit www.idafestival.org or www.qvarts.org to submit your play or to learn more about the festival. All submissions will be considered anonymously and will be selected by committee. Quo Vadimus Arts is an international community of artists working to promote the exchange of ideas and experiences between cultures. Quo Vadimus means 'where are we going?'. This is a question that our company seeks to continually explore by broadening the scope of dialogue at a community level. It is the constant confrontation of this question that gives us direction. Our projects are chosen to bring new stories and voices to audiences who may have not had an opportunity to hear them otherwise.

January 13, 2007

Snowdon's First New York Show

Chris Beetles Gallery, St James’s, London Presents SNOWDON AN EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHS AT GODEL & CO. FINE ART, NEW YORK For half a century Snowdon has been one of the most successful photographers in the world. Following the enormous success of his first selling show this autumn in London, we are proud to announce his first exhibition in New York. A long-standing contributor to Vogue, Vanity Fair, New York Times, The Sunday Times and virtually every other high profile publication on both sides of the Atlantic, Snowdon is the photographer who has recorded and defined his generation. A documenter of the rich and poor, theatre and film, high society, fashion and social change, he is the ultimate in versatility. Snowdon’s portraiture archive is a rich seam of celebrity imagery and we will feature a large number of these in the show. Including portraits of Princess Margaret, Princess Diana, Rudolf Nureyev, Laurence Olivier, Nancy Reagan, Bert Bacharach, Eric Clapton, Margaret Thatcher, Salvador Dali, David Hockney, Franco Zeffirelli, Henry Moore, Leonard Bernstein, J.R.R. Tolkien, Noel Coward, Jack Nicholson and many more. In direct contrast to such a glamorous role-call is his photojournalism work for The Sunday Times Magazine. Beginning in the mid 1960s his coverage of mental illness, poverty and other disadvantaged peoples spanned two decades and is his most moving body of work. A selection of the most powerful of these images will be included in the exhibition. In addition to this we will exhibit his classic advertising, fashion and travel photography that presents a fascinating photographic record of changes in style and taste during the last fifty years. The National Portrait Gallery in London holds 117 of Snowdon’s pictures and held a retrospective show in 2000 that toured to Edinburgh, Vienna, Moscow and the Yale Centre for British Art in the United States. He has published twenty-three books in his career, four since turning seventy, and still works and travels extensively. Featuring over 80 pictures in total, the exhibit will be a fascinating retrospective of one of the most respected and versatile photographers of the 20th Century. For further promotional information, interviews, free digital images etc please contact Chris Beetles Ltd in London on +44 207 839 7551 or at gallery@chrisbeetles.com, March 1 – April 14 2007 Mon – Fri 10am – 6 pm Sat 10am – 5 pm A fully illustrated catalogue will be on sale, and all images will be featured on the website The Exhibition will be held at: GODEL AND CO. FINE ART 39A EAST 72ND STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10021 (212) 288 7272 info@godelfineart.com - www.godelfineart.com

January 14, 2007

Neanderthals Invent Show Business In “UG”!

Prehistoric Men Make Startling Musical & Comical Discovery In This Must See Los Angeles Premiere OPENING JAN 19TH! The Attic Theatre and Film Center, the hottest coolest little theater in L.A. located at 5924 West Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90016, will open the Los Angeles premiere of “UG” on Friday, January 19th, 2007. This romantic, doo-woppy, honky tonkin’, drum beatin’, porcupine eatin’, club clompin’, hilariously clever stone age musical comedy will play Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 8 PM through February 24th. Witness the dawn of show business as vicious egos collide with fame seeking carnivores, sexy cavewomen, and cranky bearskin designers all for the sake of telling a story on stage. Even before there was “no business”, these Neanderthals invented “show business”!
“UG” is written by Jim Geoghan, the prolific TV hit sitcom writer who also has a cool show called "BEEHIVE" about the '60's & '70's girl groups headed for Broadway to be directed and choreographed by FAME’s Debbie Allen. Geoghan has written dozens of scripts for television series and currently has a show he co-created and co-produces called THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK AND CODY currently running on The Disney Channel. “UG”s music is written by the late Rick Rhodes, with lyrics by Rick and Vivian Rhodes, and Jim Geoghan. The musical director is Ovation Award nominee Louis Durra, the choreography is by Terry Barto. Some of the shows Jim Geoghan has written for are PUNKY BREWSTER, FAMILY MATTERS, IT’S GARY SHANDLING’S SHOW, THREE’S COMPANY, SILVER SPOONS, and KATE AND ALLIE. He also wrote material for such comedy stars as Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers, David Brenner, and Freddie Prinz Sr. His critically acclaimed play ONLY KIDDING ran 500 performances Off-Broadway at the Westside Arts Theater. Directing “UG” will be The Attic’s Artistic Director and veteran TV and film actor Jerry Kernion who recurs in Geoghan’s SUITE LIFE as crazy Chef Paolo. Exec producers are James Carey, John Szura, and Geoghan. Kernion and Christine Stump produce.
Tickets are $25. There are student and senior discounts and AEA members may buy any unsold seat at 7:55 PM at half price when showing a current membership card. The reservation number is (323) 525-0600 Ext 2# www.attictheatre.org www.myspace.com/theatticheatre FOR REVIEWER RESERVATIONS, TV & RADIO INTERVIEWS AND ALL OTHER MEDIA : CONTACT INTEGRITY PUBLICITY NY: SHERYL MANDEL ssshekkie@aol.com
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January 15, 2007

CLIO BARNARD and ROGER HIORNS awarded new Jerwood/Artangel Commissions

The Jerwood/Artangel Open in association with Channel 4 and Arts Council England launched in the summer of 2006 as a £1million commissioning initiative for the arts. It has been the catalyst for almost 1000 proposals by artists working in sculpture, film and performance who imagined transformations of sites and situations across the UK. The range of ideas was testimony to the huge untapped imagination amongst Britain’s artists. Two major commissions have been awarded to filmmaker Clio Barnard and sculptor Roger Hiorns. Clio Barnard’s singular talent as a filmmaker were revealed in her Road Race video installation about gypsies racing horses on the M2, the acclaimed Random Acts of Intimacy and her 35mm film Flood. Barnard’s new project will see her working with contrasting communities in Britain on an ambitious live performance and feature-length film.
Roger Hiorns is one of the most original young sculptors working in Britain today. Hiorns’ materials range from copper sulphate crystals to cleaning detergent. His commissioned project involves a dramatic durational sculpture transforming a specific piece of architecture. Roanne Dods, director of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, said of the selection process, “The scale of imagination, ambition and integrity in the artists and their proposals was genuinely inspiring. Our distinguished panel had a tough job. They chose wisely: these commissions will be thrilling.”
Sarah Weir, Executive Director, Arts Council England London, said: “Our ambition is to put the arts at the heart of national life. These two winning commissions promise to do just that, creating innovative works in unusual spaces, to both inspire and challenge our perceptions of the arts. We would like to congratulate both artists, and greatly look forward to seeing the impact of the completed works”.

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SPLIT ENDS at LaMaMa

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club is proud to present the NY Premiere of SPLIT ENDS, a multi-media, multidisciplinary solo performance piece written and performed by Venus Opal Reese, and directed by Liesl Tommy. Performances will run from February 1-11, 2007 in a limited engagement at La MaMa E.T.C. (74A East 4 St.) in NYC. “Venus Opal Reese’s piece about hair brought down the house. Split Ends is a kind of Vagina Monologues about loving your own kinky black hair. A varied and elegant piece about self acceptance.” SAN FRANCISCO WEEKLY SPLIT ENDS is built around the fascinating history of black women’s hair and incorporates video, song, movement, mime and case studies compiled during one hundred interviews with American women of African ancestry. SPLIT ENDS boldly, humorously and fearlessly explores how our hair has been and continues to be both our burden and our liberation, our barrier and our connection, our cross and our salvation. According to Dr. Reese, hair connects with culture and politics, whether as an attempt to conform or as a way to declare a revolution. “Some people know wine. I pay attention to hair. I’ve spent a long time looking at identity formation through hair.” “A striking performance! A real find.” SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN VENUS OPAL REESE, MA (Drama, Stanford University), MFA (Acting and Movement, Ohio State University), PhD (Directing and Critical Theory, Stanford University), is an award winning solo performer, playwright, director, choreographer and poet. She appeared in the U.S. Premiere of WILL POWER’S THE SEVEN in San Francisco and in subsequent performances at P.S. 122 in NY. THE SEVEN was featured in American Theatre Magazine and won 3 Critic’s Choice Awards. Dr. Reese has trained and worked with Anna Deveare Smith and has studied acting with Vanessa Redgrave, mime with Marcel Marceau and dance with Gregory Hines and Judith Jamison, among others. Dr. Reese was recently included in WHO’S WHO IN HUMANTITIES and WHO’S WHO IN FINE ARTS, and she is presently on the tenure track as an Assistant Professor of Aesthetic Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas. For more information on the performer visit http://opal.utdallas.edu. SPLIT ENDS is directed by LIESL TOMMY, originally from Cape Town, South Africa. Ms. Tommy has directed for The Public Theatre’s New Works Now, New York Theater Workshop, Juilliard, The Women’s Project, The Play Company, the NEW Festival at Hartford Stage, the Berkshire Theatre Festival and New York Stage and Film. She was awarded the 2005-2007 NEA/TCG Directors Grant and the 2003-2005 New York Theater Workshop Casting/Directing Fellowship and is a member of The Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab and the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab. PERFORMANCE INFO: La MaMa E.T.C. – 74A East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue & Bowery in NYC. Limited Engagement: February 1–11, 2007. Performances run Fridays & Saturdays at 10pm and Sundays at 5:30pm with an added performance on Thu. Feb. 1. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students with valid ID and can be purchased by calling 212-475-7710 or visiting http://www.lamama.org. Running time is 80 minutes with no intermission. Appropriate for ages 14 and up. Trains: F, V to 2nd Ave. or 6 to Bleecker St.

January 17, 2007

Artforums-UK

After just two months in existence the online artists community Artforums.co.uk http://www.artforums.co.uk is thriving.The community continues to steadily gain members, it now has well over 150 artists from around the world, who between them have made over 650 posts. What is amazing is the huge numbers who come to the forum just to read it. In December it had over 3,000 visitors and they read a total of over 20,000 pages! Now each day it is getting over 100 visitors  reading around 800 pages between them. There is an ever increasing amount of excellent content and Anthony's sketches have become a feature.Artforums.co.uk http://www.artforums.co.uk is free to join and free to use. Member artists can contribute to the discussions and also learn from them, it is a true two way process for each member. As more people join and the store of knowledge in the discussions increases the community is steadily growing in vibrancy.  Site owner Bruce Everiss explains "In just two months the artists who are members here have built a viable, useful community. It will be exciting to see how this develops and grows over the coming months." Why don't you join yourself at http://www.artforums.co.uk ?   Editorial Contact: Bruce Everiss 01926 855072.

Screening of CHRONOLOGY

Gallery Yujiro will be holding a series of FREE evening events in cooperation with the current exhibition Lia Perjovschi’s “CHRONOLOGY”. Film Screening: Films from Romania with Mark Korda-Gregson 19th January 2007. 7pm – 9pm includes a free drink on arrival. Places are now limited and booking is essential. Please follow the link below to book your place or contact:0207 394 8591. http://www.the5thcollective.com/eventmap2007.html
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January 25, 2007

What Happens When Judas and Jesus Trade Places?

The Wafer at the Ricardo Montalban
The new Ricardo Montalbán Repertory Theatre Company will open its second production of the season, Love, Lies and Revolution at the Ricardo Montalbán Theatre in Los Angeles on February 2 through February 25. Two provocative, emotionally-charged one-acts fill the stage: The Wafer by Arthur Meiselman, and Red Columbian Sky by Katrina Elias.

The Wafer: In the deception and distortion of today's politics, a band of Latin rebels is floundering in their attempt to overthrow a brutal regime. Though the suppressed population adores and supports the group, the rebellion is failing. Rebel leader, Juan Castia, is haunted by nightmares that underscore his doubt and lack of resolve. In a desperate attempt to spur the rebellion into a full-blown revolution, a decision is made: Castia will allow himself to be captured, to be given up to the authorities who will be forced to martyr him. The result will be a symbol... to enflame and lead the country to its freedom. With an eerie parallel to the Christ-story, Castia persuades his young "son" to instigate the betrayal to the police. It works! The execution of Castia launches a widespread uprising that brings down the regime. But betrayal breeds betrayal. The revolutionary government becomes a newly costumed version of the "pigs" they deposed. The final blow to the zeal and idealism comes in the revelation that Castia was never executed. He lives and he will remain a hidden prisoner for the rest of his life as his former comrades canonize him for the sake of the "people."

Originally entitled “The Revolt of Brother Christ”,The Wafer was commissioned for a festival of “dissent” at the Judson Memorial Theatre in New York. Later, its current incarnation premiered in San Francisco, Chicago, and Seattle. This production marks its premiere in Los Angeles.  
The production is directed by David Llauger Meiselman and features Antonio Vega, Kikey Castillo, Lawrence  Smilgys, Michael Kours, Erica Gabrielle, Les Borsay, Nicole Ortega, Miguel Sandoval, Fernando Luis, Pete Carrillo, and Jesse Aranda.

Red Columbian Sky: An existential view of revolution from a woman’s perspective in which the audience witnesses the last night between a young soldier and the general’s concubine.  Set in the midst of the fall of Bogota, Marina (who represents both lover and mother) seduces a young counter-revolutionary, Lucas, to gain intelligence for her capture, the general.  Yet both are doomed.  In the process, they find their lives finally fulfilled in a fleeting moment of love.
The production is directed by Felipe Alejandro and features Estrella Tamez and  Michael Kours.

The Wafer was written by Arthur Meiselman, a writer, playwright, and director whose work has a worldwide audience. He was raised in the New York theatre, trained there and in Europe. He created the first American combined theatre and dance repertory company, The Ensemble, and was the artistic director of a series of  performing companies based in the U.S. and Europe. An original member of the CBS Workshop and the CBC Sunday Night series, he has also produced and directed for the screen. Currently, he is staging the Talos Ensemble and its new Shows of One. He is also the editor of Scene4 magazine and a producer/director for AemageFilms.  AviarPress publishes acting editions of his plays and some of his other work.

Red Columbian Sky was written by Katrina Elias. Her latest solo venture, a 35mm short film "Madam Marina," which she wrote and directed was featured in over twenty-five film festivals World-Wide, earning her a “Best Latino Film” award and “Best Director” award. Currently, she is in preproduction to direct a full-length feature border-love story, “The Driver of the Dead,” and has sold her short film, “Santa Lucia's Eyes”, slated to shoot in early 2007. Katrina is well supported by Hispanic organizations created to help the Latino artist. In 2006 she was given an NBC/NCHM writing fellowship, awarding her a stipend, and food and lodging for a month in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she wrote a TV comedy spec script “Everybody Hates Chris.” She is a NALIP Producers Academy Alum, and her theatre works have been produced by NOSOTROS, The Fort Worth Hispanic Playwright Festival and the Bilingual Foundation of the Arts. Katrina is a Writers Boot Camp two-year television and film writing program alum, and member of Nosotros, NALIP, IFP and the Screen Actors Guild.  

Ricardo Montalbán Repertory Theatre Company (RMRTC) is a new branch of the Ricardo Montalbán Foundation, under the auspices of Artistic Director Margarita Cannon and foundation board member Gil Smith, RMRTC is dedicated to the American Latino experience.
What began as the Ricardo Montalbán Repertory Theatre Company with the critically acclaimed Transformations, a production written, produced, directed, and performed by company members for the 2006 season, has now evolved into a resident theatre company (RMRTC).  Its  mix of new and established playwrights exemplifies its commitment to daring and challenging works and the development of Latino talent and serves to fulfill a part of Ricardo Montalbán’s dream… by providing opportunities for Latinos in all aspects of theatrical entertainment.

PERFORMANCE INFO
The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, 1615 Vine Street,
Hollywood, CA 90028.
Limited Engagement: February 2- 25, 2007
Tickets: $10-15. To buy tickets by phone, call: 800-595-4849
Located at the entrance to the theatre, the box office is normally open 2PM-7PM Monday-Friday. Saturday and Sunday box office opens 90 minutes prior to curtain. To confirm current box office hours, please call 323-463-0089. For information call: (323) 461-0675
Directions: From the 101 Hollywood Freeway exit Hollywood Blvd. Travel west approximately 6 blocks on Hollywood Blvd. to Vine Street. Turn left on Vine. The Ricardo Montalbán Theatre is on the right.

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