NEEDED: Stage Crew and Box Office Assistance for The Water Project

NEEDED: Stage Crew and Box Office Assistance for TWP: The Water Project Time Commitment: BOX OFFICE:  Thursday, April 21 – Sunday, April 23 6:00p - 9:00p STAGE CREW: Tuesday, April 18 – Sunday, April 23 4/18: 7p-10p, Rehearsal 4/19-4/20: 6:30p-10:30p, Tech Rehearsals 4/21-4/23: 6:30p-10:30p, Performances *Small stipends are available If available and interested, please contact Latrelle Bright at judgecricket@gmail.com.

NEWS: The Water Project

We are excited to announce that The Water Project has been awarded a grant from the Urbana Public Arts program. We are grateful for their support!

Where the Arts meet Physics

I am auditing the class "Where the Arts Meet Physics" taught by physics professor Smitha Vishveshwara.  We are moving toward an exhibit of our projects to be hosted at Krannert Art Museum April 13-20, 2017. The universe is an extraordinary place. At the cosmic scale, the universe expands, galaxies form and swirl around their centers, stars ignite into being and undergo fiery deaths, massive objects set off gravitational ripples in space-time. At the planetary scale, Newtonian mechanics dictates the path…

NEWS: The Water Project

The Water Project has received funding from The Puffin Foundation, Ltd.  TPF continues to "make grants that encourage emerging artists whose works might have difficulty being aired due to their genre and/or social philosophy." The Water Project will consist of a new performance piece examining our relationship with water: water that is at once a necessary resource for all living things, a convenient dumping ground for waste and a commodity to be bought and sold. Phase I: Research & Play is underway.  Stay tuned! Thank…

NEWS: The Water Project

We are excited to announce that we will perform for the Prairie Rivers Network 50th Anniversary celebration at Allerton Park in May, 2017!  We are close to wrapping up Phase I: Research & Play and will soon move into the devising phase.  Stay tuned! The Water Project will consist of a new performance piece examining our relationship with water: water that is at once a necessary resource for all living things, a convenient dumping ground for waste and a commodity to be bought and sold. Thank…

Sleep Deprivation Chamber

Sleep Deprivation Chamber by Adam P. and Adrienne Kennedy The Station Theatre March 23 - April 8 All performances at 8pm THE PLAY In this autobiographical drama, a broken taillight leads to the brutal beating of a highly educated, middle-class black man by a policeman in suburban Virginia. The Kennedys interweave the trial of the victimized son (accused of assaulting the offending officer) with the mother’s poignant letters in his defense and her remembrances of growing up in the 1940s,…

PRN Oral History Project

Latrelle is currently working with Prairie Rivers Network (PRN) interviewing some of the founders of PRN who opposed "...the construction of the Oakley Reservoir on the Sangamon River near Monticello. This is the location of Allerton Park, a locally cherished natural area; Oakley Reservoir would have put tens of thousand of acres of Allerton Park underwater. This group of concerned and dedicated citizens, calling itself the Committee on Allerton Park (COAP), successfully halted the Oakley Reservoir."  The documentary "River of Hope:…

The Gun Play(s) Series

Latrelle is working with Nicole Anderson Cobb (Samaritan Productions) on this series.  Latrelle and Thom Schnarre will serve as co-Production Managers. ************* The Celebration Company at the Station Theater is proud to announce the Gun Play(s) Series that will feature ten 10-minute plays about gun violence in America throughout its 45th season. Four years ago Nicole Anderson-Cobb, PhD put out a call for playwrights to respond to gun violence in the artistic form of 10-minute plays. The response was overwhelming causing her to…

NEWS: ACE Awards Nominee 2016

Latrelle is happy to have been considered!  The ACE (arts, culture and education) Awards are presented annually by 40 North | 88 West in conjunction with National Arts and Humanities Month to honor the work of artists, teachers, businesses, individuals, organizations, volunteers, community and government leaders. Each award highlights a different part of the cultural life of our community and celebrates those that, through hard work, dedication, and creative energy, cultivate the arts of Champaign County.