Remainder of the APF 2019-2020 season

To our APF friends, family and familiars: Let’s talk about the pandemic. Along with the rest of the world, we watched as global events encroached and slowly engulfed our everyday lives.  We struggled to accept the new vocabulary:  “social distancing,” “self-isolation,” “community spread.”  As none of these phrases are conducive to APF’s main mission in life – […]

New voices? Sure. New passion? Now you’re talking…

Adriana is an MFA physical/experimental theater director/visual artist, actor, hired ninja killer. As far as I’m concerned, she represents the future of theater. But that’s how we roll. We asked Adriana to direct this months reading. No one has looked back since. DCK     Here’s Adriana:   Me, direct a staged reading?! For A […]

What do you do when you lose an actor after you’ve painstakingly built your cast? You take a deep breath, and take a big risk.

    Coco Lane Rigbye is an Aussie studying theater at UNLV. She has a couple degrees already from CSN and is a staple in the local music and theater scene around town. I spoke with her about joining us for The Elephant Man. Here is what she had to say.   DCK     […]

Buddy of mine is 21 and has never seen a play. I took him to his first. It did not go well.

  We go to school together; he’s a 21 year old engineering major and I’m an old guy who needs help with his calculus homework. It’s an 80’s buddy-pic in the making.   (“Why are you in this class?” he asks me all the time. “You went to school already. What’s the point?” “It’s part […]

Early January 2019, we began our rehearsal process for Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl with a very unusual day of activities … unusual because they were all experienced in voluntary silence.

The premise of Small Mouth Sounds is this: six characters arrive at a retreat center to participate in a 5-day silent meditation workshop. All the characters are suffering and in pain; mental, emotional and/or physical, so they are looking for some kind of relief from their agony by leaving behind their normal lives and making […]