Amy Baskin will be adjudicating the Central Interior Zone Drama Festival in Williams Lake next week.

Amy Baskin will be adjudicating the Central Interior Zone Drama Festival in Williams Lake next week.

Amy Baskin adjudicates zone drama festival

Amy Baskin will adjudicate Theatre B.C.’s Central Interior Zone Drama Festival coming up in Williams Lake May 24 to 26.

Amy Baskin will be the adjudicator for Theatre B.C.’s Central Interior Zone Drama Festival coming up at the Studio Theatre in Williams Lake May 24 to 26.

Baskin trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama in England and made the “leap across the pond” to Canada for the love of a Kamloops boy, states her biography.

Baskin is a freelance director, drama facilitator and currently the president of the board of directors for Project X Theatre.

Some past projects include co-producing the opening and closing ceremonies for the Western Canada Games 2011 and BC Living Arts: Canadian Cabaret, October 2010.

Other projects include directing Where the Rivers Meet for the Kamloops Indian Band; also Canadian Cabaret 2009, 2010 and 2011 for BC Living Arts; Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead 2008 for Project X Theatres X Fest; Legend of the Gem for Freedom Theatre; Eight Goals for the British Columbia Council for International Cooperation; Assistant Director of Seussical: The Musical 2008 and Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat 2011 for Western Canada Theatre, and Munsch Ado About Nothing 2011 for Project X.

Baskin served as a dramaturge at the 2009 New Play Festival and again in 2010 as part of the Mainstage Festival in Kamloops.

In 2012, Baskin is acting as zone festival adjudicator for the Kootenay and Central Interior Zones.

The Central Interior Zone festival in Williams Lake features four plays:

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum performed by 100 Mile Performing Arts Society – May 24 at 8 p.m.

The Wedding Story performed by Kersley Players — May 25 at 8 p.m. followed by Blind Date also performed by Kersley Players.

Office Hours performed by Williams Lake Studio Theatre — May 26 at 12 p.m.

Crimes of the Heart performed by Williams Lake Studio Theatre — May 26 at 8 p.m.

For evening performances doors open at 7:30 p.m. Performances start at 8 p.m, sharp. For the noon performance May 26 doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the show starts at noon sharpe.

The adjudicator provides a short comment on the plays after each production for the public. Cast and crew participate in separate workshops with the adjudicator after their performances during the festival.

Tickets are available at About Face Photography.

 

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