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AC's 18th SEASON: 2012-2013

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ARTS COLLECTIVE's 18th SEASON
Where Anything... EVERYTHING is Possible!

SUBSCRIPTIONS & TICKETS ON SALE:  SEPT 1, 2012

Arts Collective's 18th Season & Subscription Series -
delivers its most magical to date – breathing new life into a holiday classic, conjuring original works (improvisation), lush cabarets, cutting-edge choreography and dance, a romantic comedy and so much more… smoldering with elements unforgettable… and all things magical.

Celebrate AC's stellar work on and off the stage from professionals to students and all in between!  

Cliffjump with AC and get inspired by our richly diverse, not-to-be-missed 18th Season!

Plays - Musical Theatre - Improv - Dance - Auditions - Job Opps - ETC!

A C ' S   1 8 t h   S E A S O N   S U B S C R I P T I O N S :
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AC’s stellar, magical, extraordinary 18th Season… & HUGE savings!
Get inspired… support AC and become a Season Subscriber today!

SUBSCRIPTIONS & TICKETS ON SALE SEPT 1 - FEB 9!
SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE SEPTEMBER 1, 2012
A C 's   1 8 t h   S E A S O N . . .  G E T   I N S P I R E D :

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AC Audition Alert:  A CHRISTMAS CAROL – SEPTEMBER 19 & 21, 2012
(Details Posted Soon!)
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What Improv Group?!?!
(W.I.G.'s 6-Show, 3-Weekend Series)
Weekend #1:  SEPT  28 & 29, Smith Theatre
(Also see W.I.G.'s NOV & FEB Show Dates!)
Directed by S.G. Kramer

W.I.G. (What Improv Group?!?!) now in its fourth year, returns for a 3-weekend run throughout AC’s 18th season... guaranteeing a unique, w.i.g.-wearing take on improv!  Seriously funny business... always spontaneous (with audience suggestions and participation) and often features stellar, surprise guests!  Each show presents a fresh journey inside truth and storytelling.  Visit W.I.G.'s webpage for our line-up per show! 

SHOWTIMES:  8pm - Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept 29
BUY TIX:  $10 - $12  (A part of our Subscription Series - includes HUGE SAVINGS)!!!
-  Discounts offered to seniors, military, students, and HCC faulty/staff
Parental Guidance Suggested. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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AC Audition Alert:  DANCE COMPANY – OCTOBER 7, 2012
(Details Posted Soon!)
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What Improv Group?!?!
(W.I.G.'s 6-Show, 3-Weekend Series)
Weekend #2:  NOV 8 & 9, Smith Theatre
(Also see W.I.G.'s SEPT & FEB Show Dates!)
Directed by S.G. Kramer

W.I.G. returns for its 2nd weekend run during AC's 18th season guaranteeing a unique, w.i.g.-wearing take on improv... seriously funny business!  Each show presents a fresh journey inside truth and story- telling... and often features stellar surprise guests!  This weekend, W.I.G. introduces its first off-shoot Teen Improv Group!  Visit W.I.G.'s webpage for our line-up per show! 

SHOWTIMES:  8pm - Thursday, Nov. 8 and Friday, Nov. 9
BUY TIX:  $10 - $12  (A part of our Subscription Series - includes HUGE SAVINGS)!!!
-  Discounts offered to seniors, military, students, and HCC faulty/staff
Parental Guidance Suggested. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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A Christmas Carol

Adapted by Doris Baizley
DECEMBER 6 - 16, Smith Theatre
Directed by Jenny Male

Baizley's fantastical and whimsical adaptation of A Christmas Carol places a unique theatrical spin on Dickens' timeless classic by telling the story through the eyes of an acting troupe full of clowns, lovers, masked revelers, and acrobats.  This 90-minute show unfolds into a fast-paced, tumbling ferris wheel of magic, music, movement, and light... a fabulous, joyous holiday journey for the entire family!

SHOWTIMES - 2-Weekends: Thurs, Fri, Sat at 7:30pm & Sat and Sun at 3pm
Special Events: Post-Show Discussion: Sunday, December 16
BUY TIX:  $8 - $15 (A part of our Subscription Series - includes HUGE SAVINGS)!!!
-  Discounts offered to seniors, military, students, childrent and HCC faulty/staff
Parental Guidance Suggested. Recommended for ages 6 and up.
AUDITIONS:  SEPTEMBER 19 & 21 (Details posted soon)!

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What Improv Group?!?!
(W.I.G.'s 6-Show, 3-Weekend Series)
Weekend #3:  FEB 8 & 9, Smith Theatre
(Also see W.I.G.'s SEPT & NOV Show Dates!)
Directed by S.G. Kramer

Don't miss W.I.G.'s final performances this season, featuring improv- magic at its best!  Visit W.I.G.'s webpage for our line-up per show! 

SHOWTIMES:  8pm - Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9
SPECIAL EVENT: Post-Show Discussion following Saturday's February 9th's Performance!
BUY TIX:  $10 - $12  (A part of our Subscription Series - includes HUGE SAVINGS)!!!
-  Discounts offered to seniors, military, students, and HCC faulty/staff
Parental Guidance Suggested. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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AC Audition Alert: 
     -  A CABARET – FEBRUARY 11 & 12, 2013 -- Click Here!
     -  PRELUDE TO A KISS – FEBRUARY 18 & 19, 2013 -- Click Here!
(Details Posted NOW!)
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Dance Company Production
MARCH 7 - 10, Smith Theatre
Directed by Renée Brozic Barger

Featuring HCC's stellar student and guest artist dancers, AC’s Dance Company (ACDC) presents their seventh season with fully-realized premiere and award-winning works. Choreographed by HCC's outstanding faculty and visiting professionals, ACDC is well known for featuring celebrated, provocative, inspired new and re-mounted works.  

SHOWTIMES:  Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8pm & Sunday at 3pm
Special Events: Post-Show Discussion: Sunday, March 10 
BUY TIX:  $10 - $15  (A part of our Subscription Series - includes HUGE SAVINGS)!!!
-  Discounts offered to seniors, military, students, and HCC faulty/staff
Parental Guidance Suggested. Recommended for ages 12 and up.
AUDITIONS:  OCTOBER 7 (Details posted soon)!

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A Cabaret
APRIL 12 and 13, Studio Theatre
Directed by Grace Anastasiadis

AC's two-night-only cabaret brings together the area’s most outstanding vocalists – belting and crooning their way into your heart!  This musical theatre celebration will feature Broadway's most beloved favorites as well as the extraordinarily unfamiliar, stacked with moving, unforgettable performances delivered by HCC students, alumni, staff and guest artists.

SHOWTIMES:  8pm - Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13
BUY TIX:  $10 - $15  (A part of our Subscription Series - includes HUGE SAVINGS)!!!
-  Discounts offered to seniors, military, students, and HCC faulty/staff
AUDITIONS:  FEBRUARY 11 & 12 (Details posted here)!

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Prelude to a Kiss
A Play by Craig Lucas
MAY 3 - 19, Studio Theatre
Directed by Darius McKeiver

One kiss can change everything!  Lucas’ brilliantly written funny, romantic and haunting fairy tale begins with the first blush of love that is true, then rushes toward exhilarating roller coaster-like twists and turns. This magical play bravely takes on life, identity, family, aging, joy, fear, disease, spirit and... ultimately unconditional love.

SHOWTIMES - 3-Weekends: Fri, Sat at 8pm and Sun at 3pm
Special Events:
- Special Preview/ Pay-What-You-Can: Thursday, May 2, 8pm
- Post-Show Discussion: Sunday, May 19
BUY TIX:  $10 - $15 (A part of our Subscription Series - includes HUGE SAVINGS)!!!
-  Discounts offered to seniors, military, students, childrent and HCC faulty/staff
Parental Guidance Suggested. Recommended for ages 12 and up.
AUDITIONS:  FEBRUARY 18 & 19 (Details posted here)!

AN MAGICAL SEASON... FULL OF POSSIBILITIES!
Got Questions? 
artscollective@howardcc.edu 443-518-1922

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AUDITIONS, WORKSHOPS, PERFORMANCE AND TRAINING OPS:
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AUDITIONS, WORKSHOPS, JOB/TRAINING OPPS
POSTED ON AC’S WEBSITE - ALL THE TIME!

AC's 18th Season also offers many opportunities on & off the stage...
just for you!  Visit AC's website often; get the latest news, updates & details
on auditions, workshops, jobs, training opps & more!
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C O M I N G   S O O N : 
- AC AUDITION NEWS & DETAILS!
- AC + SUMMER 2013 = VISIT AC'S WEBSITE IN DECEMBER FOR DETAILS!

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A C   P R A I S E   &   H O N O R S
What folks have to say about AC!
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"Arts Collective is brave, exciting, bold, and explosive... AC is where the arts collide!"
   -Valerie Lash, Howard Community College’s Arts and Humanities Division Chair

"Arts Collective changes the world, one artist at a time. I am honored to be associated with a group of people who still believe that at the heart of all of us lies the creative center. We are already connected, and already moving forward, and Arts Collective breathes life into that philosophy in a way that's unique and powerful. Finding your voice and recognizing yourself has never been so joyous."
   -Alexandra Billings, actor; author; teacher; Viewpoints associate at Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago/Los Angeles; associate professor at CSU, Long Beach; faculty at American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles

“AC has the curiosity to try virtually anything. In my experience as a participant and audient, they succeed. Can't wait to see what's next.”
   -Bill Stanley, actor, playwright, artist

"HCC’s Arts Collective is filled with theatre stars of the future! Don't miss their exceptional productions!"
   -Joel Markowitz, editor and publisher of DC Metro Theater Arts

"The Arts Collective at HCC offers productions that have a community feel to them, yet are expertly performed and directed.  The intimacy of the theatre, the passion by the performers, and the quality of the productions in general are what theatre should be about."
   -Steve Charing, Maryland Theatre Guide

"Arts Collective possesses such an amazing supportive and creative consciousness. To have witnessed and been part of so many beginnings has been a gift. And of all the journeys that begin here, I can only dare dream where they may lead."
   -Michael Kenneth Wood, Milliner, New York City; former AC Associate Artistic Director, 2001-2007

"The productions featuring the members of the HCC Arts Collective showcase the next generation of talent, who are already exciting to watch."
   -Karen and Jim T., AC subscribers

"For artists, AC is a school, a church, and a home. For audiences, it's a place to laugh, to be moved, and to learn about ourselves and our world."
   -Michael Avolio, actor, board member at Quotidian Theatre Co., former HCC student

“The Arts Collective provides my students with a double opportunity: to both view, and to perform in, accessible drama. The Arts Collective staff and performances are always professional--contributing substantially to HCC's overall world class reputation in the area of theatre. “
   -Patricia VanAmburg, Professor of English and Fine Arts - HCC

"Arts Collective never fails to impress with their high-quality, well-conceived, and exuberant events that showcase HCC talent and a profound commitment to art as it's lived in the 21st century."
   -Tara Hart, HCC's English and World Languages Division Chair

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DC Metro Theater Arts: Best of 2012
www.dcmetrotheaterarts.com

Arts Collective's 2012 Productions of:

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Charles Dickens' Holiday Classic, Adapted by Doris Baizley
Directed and Choreographed by Jenny Male
DECEMBER 6 - 16, 2012

Best Costume Design: Jessica Welch & Meghan O’Beirne
Best Set Design: Terry Cobb

URINETOWN: The Musical
Music & Lyrics by Mark Hollmann, Book & Lyrics by Greg Kotis
Directed & Choreographed by Jenny Male
Musical Direction by Keith Tittermary
MAY 3 - 13, 2012

Best Theatre Production
Best Director:
Jenny Male
Best Ensemble
Best Actor:
Ed Higgins as Mr. Cladwell
Dustin Merrell as Bobby Strong
Best Actress:
Keri Eastridge as Little Sally
Katie Chase Martin as Hope Cladwell
Best Supporting Actress: Kelsey Painter as Soupy Sue

MARYLAND Theatre Guide: 2012 Readers Choice Nominations
www.mdtheatreguide.com

URINETOWN: The Musical
Music & Lyrics by Mark Hollmann, Book & Lyrics by Greg Kotis
Directed & Choreographed by Jenny Male    Musical Direction by Keith Tittermary
MAY 3 - 13, 2012

Best Director: Jenny Male
Best Ensemble
Best Performance by Lead Actress: Keri Eastridge as Little Sally
Best Performance by Supporting Actress: Kelsey Painter as Soupy Sue

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A B O U T    A R T S   C O L L E C T I V E  !

ARTS COLLECTIVE (AC) is a force to be reckoned with...
entirely committed to offering diverse, awe-inspiring works across all genres
(plays, musicals, improvisation, dance and more)!

Established in 1994, AC is a professionally run organization all about supporting, nurturing and fusing collaborative relationships between all artists, from students to professionals - on and off the stage - to  Howard County and beyond.  Everyone!

Celebrate AC's artistic bravery and unique learning environment!
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ARTS COLLECTIVE CREATIVES:
Executive Producer:  Valerie Lash
Producing Artistic Director:  S. G. Kramer
Associate Artistic and Managing Director: Grace Anastasiadis
Special Projects, Props & Wardrobe Manager:  Darius McKeiver
Dance Company Artistic Director:  Renée Brozic Barger
Resident Vocal and Movement Coach:  Jenny Male
Marketing Team:
S.G. Kramer, Santina Maiolatesi, Emma K. McDonnell
Resident Illustrator:  Emma K. McDonnell

STAY CONNECTED!  AC'S CONTACT INFO:
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ARTSCOLLECTIVE@HOWARDCC.EDU
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