Manbites Dog Theater

089: More theater! The past, present, and future of Manbites Dog Theater with co-founders Ed Hunt and Jeff Storer. [Durham 150 Artist Spotlight]

“If a dog bites a man, who cares, but if a man bites a dog…that’s news!” This episode features Ed Hunt and Jeff Storer, the co-founders of Manbites Dog Theater, a professional company founded in 1987, dedicated to world and regional premieres of contemporary work. Ed and Jeff discuss the past, present and the future …

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This week is amazing! Funding, publicity, and a reading, oh my! (And a reminder)

There’s so much to be excited about this week, I hardly have words to express the size of my gratitude Please celebrate with me, and lift a glass to the people in the arts community who are creating opportunities for local artists. Cheers! FUNDING Artist Soapbox/Soapbox Audio Collective received a generous grant from Manbites Dog …

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058: Prepare and connect. Actor Lakeisha Coffey shares her theatre wisdom and her gratitude.

Want acting tips from one of the Triangle’s most well-known actors? Actor Lakeisha Coffey reveals her process, how to audition, and how she finds her character. (Guess what? She played Durham civil rights activist Ann Atwater twice — have you seen the movie trailer for Best of Enemies, the upcoming film with Taraji Henson? That’s …

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024: Actor, educator, and choreographer Lormarev Jones opens up about the artist hustle, MFAs, and self-care for artists.

Lormarev Jones, actor, choreographer, and teaching artist opens up about the artist hustle, MFAs, and self-care for artists. What’s it like financially and emotionally to work as a freelance multi-hyphenate in two cities? Was her MFA worth it? How did she weather her first solo show and MFA thesis, THE VIRGIN COOKBOOK? And why is …

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023: Lead Curator and Strategist JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell launches the first BULL CITY BLACK THEATER FESTIVAL

JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell gives us the scoop on The Bull City Black Theater Festival, a vital, NEW, and upcoming event in Durham, NC. Why a festival rather than a stand-alone performance? Why focus on local artists? Who should attend? Why this festival now? JaMeeka answers those questions and more with gratitude, grace, and enthusiasm. Be there. …

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021: Actors Faye Goodwin and Nick Popio embody the Moor-hen and the Mastiff on THE MOORS

The first duo to be featured on ASBX! Faye Goodwin and Nick Popio discuss their roles in the upcoming production of THE MOORS at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham, NC. Faye and Nick dig into MOOR-themes of desire, desperation, visibility and distance, as well as the actors’ processes of character development, and the power of …

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007: Actor Thaddaeus Edwards reframes Vanya…and failure…and life

What is it like to play an iconic character in a “sort of” adaptation of a classic? How do we define failure? How do we punctuate our lives? Actor Thaddaeus Edwards wisely addresses loss, longing, and love as he describes inhabiting Vanya in LIFE SUCKS by Aaron Posner (an adaptation of Chekhov’s classic) at Manbites …

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