Development Director & Online Media Manager – Sophie Laidler

Sophie Laidler was born in Sydney, Australia but has spent most of her life in the States. Sophie developed her love of theatre in high school and went on to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in theater at California State University, Stanislaus, where she also completed a degree in anthropology. Since then, she has graduated from San Francisco State University with her Master’s Degree in museum studies, focusing in non-profit management and fundraising.  She has experience in marketing projects through the museum studies program at SFSU while working as Assistant to Development and Institutional Giving Assistant at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. She has now returned to the theatre world and is excited to utilize her skills to help promote great theatre in the Las Vegas valley.

As the Development Director for A Public Fit, Sophie manages the company’s fundraising platform, while as the Online Media Manager she manages the company’s online presence.

A Public Fit Awards

 

Las Vegas Valley Awards 2016

Audience Choice Award
A Summons from the Tinker to Assemble the Membership in Secret at the Usual Place (WON)

Best Ensemble – Play
A Summons from the Tinker to Assemble the Membership in Secret at the Usual Place (WON)

Best Play
A Summons from the Tinker to Assemble the Membership in Secret at the Usual Place  (nominee)

Best Director – Play
Ann-Marie Pereth and Joseph Kucan – A Summons from the Tinker to Assemble the Membership in Secret at the Usual Place  (nominee)

Best Actor in a Leading Role – Play 
Christopher Brown – A Summons from the Tinker to Assemble the Membership in Secret at the Usual Place (nominee)
Joe Kucan –A Summons from the Tinker to Assemble the Membership in Secret at the Usual Place (nominee)

Best Actress in a Leading Role – Play 
Kelli Andino – Becky Shaw – (nominee)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Play 
Rebecca Reyes – A Summons from the Tinker to Assemble the Membership in Secret at the Usual Place (nominee)

Best Scenic Design
Eric Koger – A Summons from the Tinker to Assemble the Membership in Secret at the Usual Place (nominee)

Best Costume Design
Mariya Radeva-­Nedyalkova – A Summons from the Tinker to Assemble the Membership in Secret at the Usual Place (nominee)

Las Vegas Valley Awards 2015

Best Play
Foxfinder (WON)

Best Director – Play
Ann-Marie Pereth – Foxfinder (WON) 

Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Play
Ginger Lanier – Foxfinder (WON)

Best Lighting Design
Josh Wroblewski – Foxfinder (WON)

Best Ensemble – Play
Foxfinder (nominee)

Best Actor in a Principal Role – Play
Timothy Cummings – Foxfinder (nominee)

Best Actor in a Principal Role – Play
Chris Brown – Foxfinder (nominee)

Best Actress in a Principal Role – Play
Shelley Lynn – Foxfinder (nominee)

Best Scenic Design
Rachel Gordon Smallwood – Foxfinder (nominee)

Best Costume Design
Mariya Radeva-Nedyalkova – Foxfinder (nominee)

Best Sound Design
Steven Zeller – Foxfinder (nominee)

When the Rain Stops Falling Promo Video!

Come see When the Rain Stops Falling, this Friday, October, 28th!!! The show runs through November 13th!!!!

Institutional Partners

Join us!!

A Public Fit is committed to bringing thoughtful, interactive and community-oriented theatre to Las Vegas and the surrounding area, and we are always looking for new partnerships to help in this endeavor. If you are interested in supporting A Public Fit as a Director’s Circle member, and partnering with APF as we move into our next season of growth, please contact Sophie Laidler, Development Director, at slaidler@apublicfit.org.
Please view Director’s Circle Benefits, here.

Current Director’s Circle Members

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Final Cast List for When the Rain Stops Falling!!!!

Tickets will be available for sale soon, so stay tuned!!!

 

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Name

Character

Mike Rasmussen

Gabriel Law/Andrew Price

Jane C. Walsh

Gabrielle York (older)

Jamie Carvelli

Gabrielle York (younger)

Christopher Brown

Henry Law/Gabriel York

Valerie Carpenter Bernstein

Elizabeth Law (older)

Tina Rice

Elizabeth Law (younger)

Timothy Cummings

Joe Ryan

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2016/2017 Season!

A Public Fit is pleased to announce it’s Third Season!!

We are so excited to be adding a third show to our lineup this year, and so grateful for all of your support!

 

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Audition information to come soon! So stay tuned!

Vegas Valley Recommended!

Vegas Valleys

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Las Vegas Weekly: Best Theatre Troupe

Best Theatre Troupe

Courtesy of Las Vegas Weekly