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MORE THEATRES

Context: Beyond residencies at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Old Globe Theatres and the American Shakespeare Center, I have worked nationally at professional theatres from off-Broadway to Branson, MO and collaborated with artist such JoAnne Akalaitis (Director of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore at the Public Theatre/New York Shakespeare Festival) and Bill Rauch (Director of Cornerstone Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet in Port Gibson, MS).

Highlighted reviews include passages particular to Colleen Kelly’s work on the show.

THE YAKOV SMIRNOFF SHOW (Branson, MO)

Yakov Smirnoff Show
Yakov Smirnoff Show
SAN DIEGO REPERTORY THEATRE (San Diego, CA) 2005:
DIVERSIONARY THEATRE (San Diego, CA) 2005:
  • Looking for Normal by Jane Anderson (Lisa Berger, Director)
NEW VILLAGE ARTS (Carlsbad, CA) 2004:
LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE (La Jolla, CA) 2004:
SLEDGEHAMMER THEATRE (San Diego, CA) 2004:
CYGNET THEATRE (San Diego, CA) 2004:
NEVADA THEATRE COMPANY (Las Vegas, NV) 2004:
DALLAS THEATRE CENTER (Dallas, TX) 2003:
SYNCHRONICITY (Atlanta, GA) 2002:
DENVER CENTER THEATRE COMPANY (Denver, CO) 2002:
MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATRE (Milwaukee, WI) 2001-2002:
  • Lovers and Executioners by John Strand (Edward Morgan, Director)
  • The Shaughraun by Dion Boucicault (Edward Morgan, Director)
CLARENCE BROWN THEATRE (Knoxville, TN) 2001:
  • The Illusion by (Blake Robison, Director)
GRETNA THEATRE (Mt. Gretna, PA) 1997:
THEATRE IV (Richmond, VA—currently known as Virginia Repertory Theatre) 1995:
  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (Company Director)
WAREHOUSE THEATRE (Greenville, SC) 1995:
  • Keely and Du by Jane Martin (Company Director)
THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY (Washington, DC) 1995, 1997:
BIRMINGHAM CHILDREN’S THEATRE (Birmingham, AL) 1993:
  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (Ed Journey, Director)
CROSS AND SWORD (St. Augustine, FL) 1993:
CENTER STAGE (Baltimore, MD), 1992:
  • Police Boys by Marion Isaac McClinton (Marion McClinton, Director) Assistant to David Leong
THE PUBLIC THEATRE/NEW YORK SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL (New York, NY) 1992:
MILL MOUNTAIN THEATRE (Roanoke, VA) 1991-1994:
  • 110 in the Shade by N. Richard Nash (Ernest Zulia, Director).
  • Tomfoolery by Tom Lehrer (Jere Lee Hodgin, Director).
  • Woody Guthrie’s American Song conceived by Peter Glazer (Jere Lee Hodgin, Director).
  • A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin (Jere Lee Hodgin, Director).
  • Children of Eden by John Caird and Steven Schwartz (Ernest Zulia, Director): American premiere with John Caird and Steven Schwartz in-residence.
CORNERSTONE THEATRE COMPANY (Port Gibson, MS) 1988:
HERITAGE REPERTORY THEATRE (Charlottesville, VA) 1988-1995 and 2015:
  • Luv by Murray Schisgal (Bryan Garey, Director).
  • Almost, Maine by John Cariani (David Dalton, Director).
  • Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton (George Black, Director).
  • Moon for the Misbegotten by Eugene O’Neill (George Black, Director).
  • Black Coffee by Agatha Christie (James B. Nicola, Director).
  • The Salvation of Sunshine Billy by John Maxwell (George Black, Director).
  • Deathtrap by Ira Levin (Colleen Kelly, Director & Fight Director).
  • Othello by William Shakespeare (George Black, Director).
  • Man of La Mancha by Wasserman, Darion, Leigh (Robert Chapel, Director).
  • I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick (W.Martin, Director) Mentor for SAFD apprentice Fight Director.

COMMUNITY AND UNIVERSITY THEATRE (non-Equity)

Context: In addition to working in professional theatre, I have also worked in community theatre and educational theatre where the focus of the work often extends to teaching skills, technique, professionalism and principles of creative collaboration.

LIVE ARTS THEATRE (Community Theatre/non-Equity, Charlottesville, VA):
  • Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris (Betsy Tucker, Director) 2013.
  • The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh (L. Horan, Director /Co-fight director w/ M. Kubik) 2007.
THE RUINS AT BARBOURSVILLE (Barboursville, VA) 1997:
  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (Lydia Horan, Director).
WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (Lexington, VA):
  • Othello by William Shakespeare (Joseph Martinez, Director) 2007.
  • The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan (Joseph Martinez, Director) 2006.
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Al Gordon, Director) 1992.
  • Evita by Webber and Rice (Joseph Martinez, Director) 1991.
OHIO UNIVERSITY (Athens, Ohio) 1994:
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare (Henson Keys, Director).
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA (Charlottesville, VA) 1989-1998 and 2012-2014:
The Rimers of Eldritch, Vinegar Tom, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Cabaret, Quilters, The Marriage of Figaro, Cloud 9, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), The Illusion, The Good Person of Szechwan, A View from the Bridge, The Hostage, Jacques and His Master, Macbeth, Marat/Sade, Trading Futures, Dancing at Lughnasa.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (Baton Rouge, LA) 1987-89:
Fool for Love, The Wild Duck, Christmas Carol.