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Brain Surgeon Theater Announces Ongoing Family Matinee Series
Brain Surgeon Theater’s Family Matinee Series begins on October 4 with musician Human Tim & Robot Tim (a local Chicago favorite who performs regularly at the Beat Kitchen’s Sunday family programming), and features storytellers Shanta Neruda, Dot Kane, and Tracy Ellert; dance troupes Ballet 5:8 and Dance to Evolve; improv troupe Build-A-Tale; Randy the Magician; musician Jason McInnes; original Brain Surgeon Theater workshop programming, and the Youth Shakespeare Project.
Exact schedule is as follows:
10/4/14: Musician Human Tim and Robot Tim
10/11/14: Storyteller Shanta Neruda
10/18/14: Dance Troupes Ballet 5:8 and Dance to Evolve (includes post-show workshop)
10/25/14: Improv Troupe Build-A-Tale (includes post-show workshop)
11/1/14: Brain Surgeon Theater Acting Workshop
11/8/14: Randy the Magician
11/15/14: Storyteller Dot Kane
11/22/14: Storyteller Tracy Ellert
11/29/14: Improv Troupe Build-A-Tale (includes post-show workshop)
12/6/14: Musician Jason McInnes
12/13/14: Youth Shakespeare Project Presents Romeo and Juliet (Abridged). Please note that the Youth Shakespeare Project’s performance is best for children ages 10 and up.
Brain Surgeon Theater’s Family Matinee Series is curated by Mack Oliver and produced by Brain Surgeon Theater.
Brain Surgeon Theater is an ensemble of artist-educators that has been collaborating since 2006. A core group of theatre artists, musicians, choreographers, and filmmakers facilitates performing arts summer camps, year-round movie-making and theatre birthday parties, and weekend intensives throughout the school year. Brain Surgeon Theater has previously produced devised rock musicals co-created by professional Chicago actors and local youth in equally-sized roles. Fore more information, please visit www.brainsurgeontheater.org or email [email protected].
MORE ABOUT MACK OLIVER (Family Matinee Coordinator)
Mack Oliver is a professional dancer and dance instructor currently training at the Joel Hall Dance Center. In addition to coordinating family matinee programming for Brain Surgeon Theater, Mack is the Enrichment Coordinator for Everybody Dance Now! Chicago and teaches young dancers with Dance to Evolve.
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