Monday, September 27, 2010
Angelica-Lee Aspiras is Active's Jill-of-All-Trades. She joined Active after playing Lainie in Two Rooms by Lee Blessing. She is currently an integral part of the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show, where she does everything, including but not limited to presenting Hot Pockets as prizes, KJ'ing features and appearing in sketches. Additionally, she just began recording vocals for Nella Khanis' song poem series Defying the Truth. Khanis is a painter and writer from Russia, and Aspiras' assistance is vital in arranging the musical composition for the lyrical autobiography. They have plans to complete this one-of-a-kind project in the fall of 2010. Currentl, Angelica is performing in the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera's production of Miss Saigon in the role of Mimi. The company's three-city tour will conclude this month in Schenectady, NY, after making sit-down stops in Pittsburgh and Toronto. She's no stranger to Saigon, as she just finished Houston's Theatre Under the Stars' production in the role of Gigi.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Jose Luaces just finished a successful run of Real to Reel playing Benson at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Nominated for Best Production. Directed by Lynne Taylor- Corbett. He is now in rehearsals for the new musical Pop Art with the New York Musical Theatre Festival. September 30th - October 11th, 2010. And soon after that, he will be making his Active Theater Debut in Tony Dodge's Venus Flytrap, directed by Tony-Nominated Marcia Milgrom Dodge! Visit Active's homepage for details!
Sunday, September 12, 2010
Company member Amy Miller Brennan has been heating up the stage at Arkansas Repertory Theatre as Pattie in their production of Smokey Joe's Cafe. Next on her agenda is starring in a new show called Motherhood the Musical from the producers of the theatrical phenomena Menopause the Musical and 9 to 5. Motherhood is to be directed by Broadway great Lisa Shriver and will play at the Broward Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Click the logo for details on dates and ticket information. It's not to be missed!