Fourteen graduating seniors from New World School of the Arts’ college theater program present One-Person Shows as their B.F.A. Senior Project. Writing, acting and producing their own 20-30 minute piece requires “verve and an abundance of creativity and self-reliance” stated David Kwiat, coordinator of the project at NWSA.
Schedule of presentation:
• Thursday, December 18: Bill A: 5:00 pm; Bill B: 8:00 pm
• Friday, December 19: Bill A: 8:00 pm; Bill B: 5:00 pm
• Thursday, January 8: Bill C: 5:00 pm; Bill D: 8:00 pm
• Friday, January 9: Bill C: 8:00 pm; Bill D: 5:00 pm
All four programs will be presented at the Louise O. Gerrits Theater at New World School of the Arts, MDC Wolfson Campus, Building #5. 25 NE 2 Street, 8th floor, downtown Miami. All performances are free and open to the public.
Program: December 18 and December 19
Bill A: Marcela Paguaga: Reality Check When in doubt, ask yourself "What Would the Kardashians Do?”
Icela Guernica: Heartaches Before the plane, before that fateful day, what was America’s favorite songstress thinking? A look into the final moments of Patsy Cline. Sarah Rumbaut: Confessions of a Party Girl Will the party girl break free before orange becomes her new black? Casey Sacco: The Bite BREAKING NEWS Andra Thompson, your trusted local newsanchor, has all the latest updates for your apocalypse needs. Stay tuned, and stay strong.
Bill B: Eddie Morales: The Itch to Stitch He went from lazy Sundays to New York Runways. But what's next for Rico Fabio, the King of Fashion Faux-ward? Kelly Ziegler: For The Love of Dog! Can Angela take control of her life, one dog at a time? Or is she all bark and no bite? Jessica Gorwky: A Scarlett Affair Ladies and Gentleman! For the last time singing at the Smokey Cat Lounge…welcome Scarlett. She guarantees it's a night you'll never forget -- and neither will she.
Program: January 8 and January 9
Bill C: Selena Castellon: Runaway Thoughts Melody will you have this man to be your wedded husband, to live together in the holy bonds of matrimony?...Miss Melody?...Melody? Mark Guardamino: This is Your Life Andrew Cunanan. Andrew Cunanan murdered fashion icon Gianni Versace. There are always two sides to every story – then, there’s Andrew’s. Krystel Mills: A Cinderella Story?: Once Upon a….ah, f^@#*k it.
Christopher Ferrer: They Came From Above!: On October 30th, 1938 the radio announced the end of the world...and Eric was listening.
Bill D: Michelle Hernandez: Girl, Running: One chance and Mia took it. What does she do with it now though? Go back or go where? Gloria Cardona: Doubts of Wonder: The world is not ready for a female superhero...neither is Diana. Danny Cruz: Would I Lie To You?: How has that “Change You Can Believe In” worked for you?
For the past twenty-five years David Kwiat has been the coordinator of the One Festival. He is a professor in the Theater Division at NWSA and has performed with numerous local and national theater companies as well as having performed his own one-person show; John Barrymore:Confessions of an Actor in London, the Edinburgh International Festival and well as throughout the United States. He also received the Carbonell Award for “Best Actor” as well as “Best Supporting Actor.”
New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts, is an educational partnership of Miami Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College and the University of Florida. Information about the NWSA Theater program is available by calling 305-237-3541 or visiting http://nwsa.mdc.edu.
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