Firstly, congratulations to all who received a ticket to the next TEDxUniPittsburgh. Our ticket form is still live so you didn’t get a ticket you can join our waitlist.
Secondly, we are proud to announce not only Attack Theatre, but a one-act play by local playwright Tammy Ryan. Read more about it here.
Attack Theatre combines contemporary dance, live music and multimedia to create “wickedly entertaining stage productions ” (Pittsburgh City Paper). Attack Theatre has performed for the Avignon Festival, the 7th Next Wave Dance Festival/Japan, Indonesia Arts Festival, Monaco Danses Forum, the Spoleto Festival and the Broadway production of Squonk, and over two dozen operas and symphonies worldwide. Known for their “audacious athleticism,” (Dance Magazine), Attack Theatre was named one of “25 to Watch” in 2007 by Dance Magazine, “Best Dance of 2006” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), “Best Dance Company” (Pittsburgh City Paper, ’07, ’08, ‘09) and was the recipient of the prestigious National Dance Project Touring Award for 06-07. In addition to their extensive performing and touring, Attack Theatre also conducts residencies in contemporary dance, creative movement and aesthetic education in universities, primary and secondary schools, arts festivals and community centers. The company’s outreach programs focus on demystifying the artistic process and building community. www.attacktheatre.com
DINKS one-act play
Tammy Ryan’s plays have been produced across the country and developed at The New Harmony Project, Premiere Stages, Philadelphia Theater Company, City Theater, The Bonderman and the Lark. Honors include the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Creative Achievement Award, The Heinz Endowment’s Creative Heights Grant, and AATE’s Distinguished Play Award for THE MUSIC LESSON. Her play, LOST BOY FOUND IN WHOLE FOODS was presented at the National New Play Network’s 2009 National Showcase of Plays. Ryan is currently working on a commission for International Culture Lab in collaboration with Turkish playwright Zeynep Kacar, entitled SHE to be performed in New York and Istanbul in 2011. For more information go to www.tammyryan.net.
Mary Rawson is happy to be part of Tammy Ryan’s DINKS. Recently for Playhouse Rep she played Eloise in Amy Hartman’s Chicken Snake and Gramma Molly in Tammy Ryan’s FBI Girl. She has performed for Quantum Theatre, PICT, and City Theatre and done readings at The Public. But her all time favorite role is Cousin Mary on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
Gregory Lehane actor
Marci Woodruff director
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