Featured Artists

Maurice Saylor

Featured Artist: Maurice Saylor

Maurice Saylor is a composer with special affinities for vocal, chamber, and silent film music. His tuneful and quirky scores often showcase an interest in unusual combinations of instruments and blur the boundaries of style and genre. Visit Maurice’s Website: http://mauricesaylor.net/         Listen to two music selections of the upcoming production of R.U.R.  Advertising

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Miřenka Čechová

Featured Artist: Miřenka Čechová

About Miřenka Čechová Miřenka Čechová is an actor, performer, choreographer and director from the Czech Republic. Ms. Čechová is one of the leading proponents of physical theatre in Europe and the creator of a special genre called physical mime. She is co-founder of the Spitfire Theatre Company (physical theatre) and Tantehorse Company (physical mime and butoh).

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Kit Young

Featured Artist: Kit Young

Kit Young, composer and sandaya (Burmese piano) player. Kit Young recently returned to Washington, DC from living twenty years in Asia. She pursued a career as solo and collaborative pianist and improviser/composer organizing concerts, festivals and exchanges with Asian colleagues in both contemporary and traditional music from Thailand, Burma, Malaysia and China. Ms. Young’s absorption of

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Featured Artist: George Fulginiti-Shakar

Winner of this year’s Helen Hayes Award Outstanding Musical Direction, Oklahoma! at Arena Stage An interview with George Fulginiti-Shakar Fall 2010 prior to the opening of Oklahoma! at Arena Stage Susan:  So my first question, George, since we are looking at the various elements that go into the creation of music-theatre, could you describe what is the

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