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On the weekend of Sept 27-30, the Lake Erie College Department of Theatre will be hosting a Solo Show festival. Each evening will feature a different headliner performing their original one-person show. Here is the line up:
Sept 27: Eric Jaffe C-
Sept 28: Paul Strickland Balls of Yarn
Sept 29: Nancy Ma Home
Sept 30: Chris Lambert An Evening with Orson Welles
Each evening will consist of two parts, with each headliner being the second half of the show. The first half of the show will be 3-5 short pieces made up of local performers. So, we invite anyone who does this style of performing and who wishes to be considered to share their work as part of this event to submit an expression of interest.
Any form of solo, oral storytelling will be considered, especially original stories or monologues. Anyone can apply, students, amateurs, professionals. Ideally pieces would be approximately 5-10 minutes in length. Typically people will be scheduled for one of the nights, but more might be possible. There is no pay, but each performer will receive two weekend passes to see all of the shows and be welcomed at all receptions or events.
To apply, please send an email with a description of your performance to Dr. Jerry Jaffe. If any video exists, please share a link.
August 30 is the deadline to submit a proposal. Participants will decided by September 1. Depending upon the number and/or quality of applicants, there may be a need for further information. If so, potential participants will be notified in a timely fashion.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Dr. Jaffe.