Festival of Innovative Drama
2010 Studio Series

March 4, 5 & 6, 2010

Where Writers meet Directors

A collaborative project of new and original drama, the 8th annual FIND Studio Series stages six one-act play readings written by emerging playwrights from the Department of Writing and performed and directed by Theatre Students.

Come celebrate an evening of energetic, local talent and see Canada's future theatre artists. Audiences can pick and choose the plays that most interest them, or stay for the entire action-packed evening!

Performances begin at 7pm with two intermissions in our funky coffee-house setting in the lobby.

Tickets: $3 for each show or $12 for entire evening of 6 plays,
available only at the door.

2010 FIND Studio Series Plays:

Thursday March 4

7:00pm Teignmouth Electron
7:25pm Easter
  INTERMISSION
8:20pm Smokin'
8:40pm

Orangedale Whistle

 

INTERMISSION

9:35pm

Father's Son

10:00pm

My Aim is True


Friday March 5

7:00pm Smokin'
7:20pm Orangedale Whistle
  INTERMISSION
8:15pm Father's Son
8:35pm

My Aim is True

 

INTERMISSION

9:30pm

Teignmouth Electron

10:00pm

Easter


Saturday March 6

7:00pm Father's Son
7:25pm My Aim is True
  INTERMISSION
8:20pm Teignmouth Electron
8:45pm

Easter

 

INTERMISSION

9:40pm

Smokin'

10:00pm

Orangedale Whistle

Easter
Written By Christopher Felling
Directed By Rene Linares
Featuring: Jay Mitchell, Kesinee Haney, Patricia Trinh
(35 minutes)

An absentee politician and jaded stoneworker are the only remnants of a civil war which leaves Easter Island charred and desolate. Left with nothing to eat and little to hope for, Diplomat and Artisan try to realize their own utopias despite their immanent deaths and one another’s refusal to understand.

March 4 @ 7:25pm | March 5 @ 10:00pm | March 6 @ 8:45pm

Father's Son
Written By Kelly Bouchard
Directed By Brian Wrigley
Featuring: Graham Miles
(25 minutes)

Father's Son focuses on how our early childhood shapes who we become, and how we can forgive our parents for being the best and worst influences in our lives.

March 4 @ 9:35pm | March 5 @ 8:15pm | March 6 @ 7:00pm


My Aim is True
Written By Meghan Bell
Directed By Brian Wrigley
Featuring: Amanda Laszcz, Christie Stewart, Lucas Hall
(35 minutes)

"She just lies there." When her mother refuses to seek treatment for throat cancer, Alison and her boyfriend Jack - both just out of high school - discover how much they are willing to do for love.

March 4 @ 10:00pm | March 5 @ 8:35pm | March 6 @ 7:25pm

Orangedale Whistle
Written By Hannah Lawrie
Directed By Darcy Stoop
Featuring: Jay Mitchell, Hayley Feigs, Alysson Hall
(35 minutes)

A daughter faces a family crisis as she returns home for Christmas and discovers her parents have switched nationalities as well as their religion.

March 4 @ 8:40pm | March 5 @ 7:20pm | March 6 @ 10:00pm

Smokin'
Written By Julia Dillon-Davis
Directed By Darcy Stoop
Featuring: Genevieve Dale
(20 minutes)

14-year-old Allie prepares to meet her soul mate face-to-face for the first time. He goes by TigerTiger, and they met in a chat room.

March 4 @ 8:20pm | March 5 @ 7:00pm | March 6 @ 9:40pm

Teignmouth Electron
Written By Martin Ainsley
Directed By Rene Linares
Featuring: Sam Young
(30 minutes)

Teignmouth Electron explores the true story of Donald Crowhurst’s descent into madness as he attempted to sail alone, non-stop, around the world in 1968.

March 4 @ 7:00pm | March 5 @ 9:30pm | March 6 @ 8:20pm

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Tickets: $3 for each show or $12 for entire evening of 6 plays
Tickets are available only at the door.

Seating Plan: Barbara McIntyre Studio



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Where Writers meet Directors

 


The Phoenix lobby in coffee-house mode.

 


Teignmouth Electron
director Rene Linares, Writer Martin Ainsley and actor Sam Young (front).

 


The Phoenix lobby in coffee-house mode.

 


My Aim True
Writer Meghan Bell, Amanda Laszcz (in front), Christie Stewart, Brian Wrigley (Director) and Lucas Hall

 


Father's Son
Writer Kelly Bouchard, Director Brian Wrigley and Graham Miles