Hart House Theatre  
January 12, 2016 / Issue 19, 2015/2016 Season
In This Issue:
Into the Woods  
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Opening This Friday
We're going Into the Woods
The theatre is abuzz with the final preparations for this Friday's opening of the Tony Award winning and crowd favourite, Into the Woods. This production promises to be one of our biggest in recent history in terms of set intricacy, lighting, costume, quality of voice and precision of staging.

Below are photos of the set build, rehearsals and lighting levels:
Backstage build
Set Load In
Rehearsal shot
INTO THE WOODS in rehearsal
Level Set
Setting Lighting Levels

As an added bonus, here's a clip from the rehearsal where the band met the voices!

Minds Behind our Season Closer
Meet the production team for Boeing Boeing
Hart House Theatre has the privilege of employing some very talented, professional artists to create each of our productions. Boeing Boeing's production team is a prime example of the top-notch talent working at our theatre.
Cory Doran
Cory Doran, Director

Cory was first seen at Hart House Theatre in the iconic role of Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and returned last season to direct Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest to great acclaim. As one of Toronto's great voice talents, Cory has built a career in animation with shows such as Arthur, Wild Kratts, Total Drama All Starsand Jimmy Two-Shoesreceiving a Gemini nomination for his work. As a director, Cory has worked with the Scarborough Players, the Homestead Theatre Project, Erindale Theatre and other Fringe! productions.
Brandon Kleiman Brandon Kleiman, Set Designer

Brandon is a set and costume designer for film and theatre based out of Toronto.His work ranges from drama to musicals, classics to new works, but always with an eye towards simple, elegant story telling. Most recently, Brandon has assisted for several seasons at The Stratford Shakespeare Festival and designed for the acclaimed production of Blind Date at Tarragon Theatre. Boeing Boeing will be Brandon's tenth design for Hart House Theatre.

Kathleen Black Kathleen Black, Costume Designer

Kathleen is an actor and designer in the Toronto theatre and film and television scene. Past designs for Hart House Theatre include We the Family and The Tempest. Kathleen has also worked with the Lower Ossington Theatre and the Rose Theatre and recently received the Television Bureau of Canada's Bessie award for best performance in a commercial.

Joseph Patrick Joseph Patrick, Lighting Designer

Joseph returns to Hart House Theatre after designing for The Tempest and This is for You, Anna. He has spent three seasons as Assistant Lighting Designer for the Shaw Festival and has also assisted at Theatre Aquarius, Soulpepper Theatre, Canadian Stage, and The Banff Centre. Joseph is currently studying Architectural Lighting Design at Ryerson University.
U of T Spotlight Events
What this student group is planning for January
NOTE: some U of T Spotlight events are restricted to U of T students. Please read carefully before making plans to attend.

UofT Spotlight - Workshops Advanced Playwriting Workshop
Hosted by Justin Blum

With the basics under your belt, it's time to bring your script to the next level. Don't forget the deadline for our 2016 Playwriting Contest only two months away!

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016. 7-9 pm TONIGHT
Location: University College, Room 177

More information here >>

UofT Spotlight - Workshops Audition Skills Workshop #2
Hosted by Andrea Wasserman and Dorcas Chiu

Now that you've learned the basics, join us to learn how to make a memorable impression and earn the part of your dreams. Registration restricted to currently enrolled U of T students.

Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2016. 7-9 pm
Location: South Dining Room, Hart House

Currently enrolled U of T students may register here >>

UofT Spotlight - Workshops Arts Marketing Workshop
Hosted by Doug Floyd

You've got the show cast and in rehearsals now how do you fill the seats? Join Hart House Theatre's General Manager to find out how.

Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016. 7-9 pm
Location: Hart House Theatre

Currently enrolled U of T students may register here >>

UofT Spotlight - CabaretCabaret Night

U of T Spotlight is pleased to invite you to our third Cabaret Night of the 2015/2016 theatre season! All are welcome to this celebration of diverse student talent. Attendance is free, and open to members of the public, and guests of all ages. Performers must be registered U of T students, but attendance is free to members of the public and guests of all ages.

When: Wednesday, January 27, 2016. 8-11 pm
Where: Arbor Room, Hart House

More information here >>
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