1. Provide challenging, accessible, and intimate theatre to Madison audiences.
2. Find a viable economic model that values the artist for small-scale professional theatre in Madison.
3. Explore non-traditional performance venues.
4. Be a part of the community.
To discover what happens when you value the exploration of theatre above all else and demand compensation for all artists involved. To present artistically challenging, thought provoking, accessible and professionally sustainable theatre in unexpected places.
- Artistic Director/Actor in Gruesome Playground Injuries
Kristin Hammargren is an actor, teacher and playwright who recently received her MFA in Acting from UW-Madison. She has appeared with Forward Theater Company, Door Shakespeare, the Guthrie Theatre, and Madison Opera. She will appear as Rosalind in As You Like It with Optimist Theatre in Milwaukee, Summer 2013. Find more info on her and her original show about Jane Austen, Discovering Austen at kristinhammargren.com.
-Director of Gruesome Playground Injuries
Annelise Dickinson works as a director, actor and teacher in Madison and beyond. With Forward Theater Co. she has served as the assistant director of 44 Plays for 44 Presidents, played multiple roles in The Farnsworth Invention, and directed His Last Supper. She recently played Belle and was dialect coach for A Christmas Carol. Other favorite directing projects include Elephant’s Graveyard with The Antagonists.
Frank Honts is artistic associate at Forward Theater Company and a freelance director. Recent directing projects include 9 Circles and Speech & Debate, both performed on the UW-Madison campus. He has worked with a number of theater companies, including the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Madison Opera, and Children’s Theater of Madison.by admin and comments are closed.