"Once upon a time," "heroes," "villains" and "happily ever after" aren't good enough for Shana Cordon, the Boulder-based solo performer and co-writer of Dancing With Demons, a play about a writer held hostage, a demon gone wild and a narrative structure that vanishes that she bills as a "fractured f ... More >>
"You don't have to tell me about masochism, I'm in the theater," says Vanda von Dunayev, one of the characters in Curious Theater's current production, Venus in Fur, by David Ives, which tells the story of a playwright-director attempting to adapt Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's novel Venus in Fur into ... More >>
When the FBI tried to track down Cowboy Bob, a repeat bank robber in Texas, they had no idea that they were looking for a single, middle-aged woman who used her heists to fund her ailing mother's health-care costs. Tallas was a modern-day outlaw, making her tale irresistible to both square product t ... More >>
#78: Buntport Theater Brian Colonna, Hannah Duggan, Erik Edborg, Erin Rollman, Samantha Schmitz and (sometimes) Evan Weissman are Buntport Theater, and it's not too far off the mark to think of this sextet of personalities as a single entity -- that's just how they work, slinging ideas back and for ... More >>
#86: Laura Ann Samuelson Laura Ann Samuelson is much more than a dancer and choreographer: She's an interdisciplinary collaborator in performance who also directs her own company, Hoarded Stuff, when she isn't working with others. On her horizon? As she discusses below as part of her 100CC questio ... More >>
The current 100 Colorado Creatives series launched a year ago in anticipation of this year's Artopia and the announcement of Westword's 2014 class of MasterMinds. As we move into the lower half of the 100, here's a smidgen of our slide show celebrating the first fifty interviewees. See also: Meet ... More >>
#39: Amanda Berg Wilson. Amanda Berg Wilson is a juggler of great energy, who came to Boulder from Chicago, where she helped found the interdisciplinary performance group Striding Lion. And when she moved to Colorado, she brought with her an adventurously playful breath of creative fresh air. Once ... More >>
Looks like Kelsie Huff will be just as funny in the afterlife as she is in her real life. "My tombstone will read: Kelsie Huff. Not buried here. We decided to go in another direction," she said in her Twitter feed last week. Huff hails from Chicago, where she's a member of the prestigious Second Ci ... More >>
#51: Winnie Wenglewick Winnie Wenglewick of Denver's Dangerous Theatre is a theatrical Jill-of-all-trades who came by her profession through the back door: ten years of volunteering with a Florida fringe festival. With no formal training, she's turned Dangerous into a working, if struggling, entity ... More >>
#67: Emily K. Harrison Emily K. Harrison is a theatrical powerhouse: In addition to guiding and directing Boulder's inventive square product theatre, she's an actor, teacher and booster of alternative theater along the Front Range, forever advocating for her own company and others engaged in the sa ... More >>
Although comedian Kelsie Huff's new production at the Boulder Fringe Festival is titled This Show Might Be Terrible, her past hits suggest it will be anything but. Known for her Boulder Fringe Official Encore Award-winning shows Bruiser and Huffs, Huff is also a successful stand-up comedian who head ... More >>
As the Fringe slides into the weekend, openings include two shows we've already highlighted in print -- an adapted Irish mystery, The Third Policeman, 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Dairy Center and Kelsey Huff's solo2 show HUFFS, 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Dairy -- and a whole lot more.
Mare Trevathan exists in the local theater scene on many levels: She's an actress, publicist and booster all rolled up into one dynamic ball of energy, who's played roles for numerous companies, including Curious Theatre, where she also manages community affairs. Mare has been all over the wo ... More >>
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