Jane Austen, Action Figure...and other short plays was presented as a co-production of the CCTC's Working Title 3 and the University of Alberta Department of Drama StageLab.
Playwright: Elaine Avila
Dramaturg: Kathleen Weiss
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Does it take superpowers to be a writer, a parent, a traveler, a lover? This collection of time travelling, gymnastic plays range from zany to tragic and back again. The result of an experiment to write a play a day for 100 days, this collection allows collaborators to play with the edges of theatrical possibility. Come play with us.
38 characters that can be played by 3 women and 2 men.
Various times and places throughout history particular to writers such as Jane Austen, Aphra Behn and Emily Dickenson
Runs approximately 90 minutes.
A production of Jane Austen, Action Figure...and other short plays ran from June 15 - 19, 2011 as a co-production of the CCTC's Working Title 3 mini-festival of productions and readings and the Department of Drama's StageLab. It was presented in the Second Playing Space of the Timms Centre for the Arts on the University of Alberta main campus with the following cast and production team:
Director/Dramaturg: Kathleen Weiss*
Set Designer: Daniela Masellis
Costume Designer: Nick Blais
Lighting Designers: Daniella Masellis & Nick Blais
Stage Manager: Gil Miciak
Clinton Carew* as The Doctor
Molly Flood* as Cassandra
Thrasso Petras* as Mr. Darcy
Melissa Thingelstad as Jane
*Appearing courtesy Canadian Actors’ Equity Association