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Thunderous Productions
A play by Agatha Christie
We are in immediate need of an actor or actress in their 20s to play a college student!
Rehearsals on week-ends in the Silver Spring area.
Performances in early July at the Greenbelt Arts Center.
Please call Rick Starkweather at 301-937-4532.

Actors Needed Immediately
Baltimore Actors Theatre
South Pacific
Casting by appointment only for:
Nellie Forbush
Bloody Mary
Lt. Joe Cable
Sailors and Nurses
Please contact: Linda Atwater, Company Manager
410-771-8427, or
Performances at:
Oregon Ridge Dinner Theatre
13403 Beaver Dam Road, Hunt Valley, MD
May 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, June 14, 15
Saturday Evenings at 8 pm
Sunday Matinees at 2 pm

Now Online!
Brian Dettling's
Stage Armament Solutions
The area's best resource for Stage Arms!
Music Teachers!
Glee Club LLC
Looking for individuals to help teach after school Glee club at area elementary schools.
Class is one hour and is paid.
Please check out our Facebook link for more information
or call Holly at 703 795-4988.
Thank you!

Paid Opportunity
Hiring performers to barnstorm all over the Washington DC area!
Barnstorm? Yes, barnstorm!
Load up your car, drive to a venue, set up, perform a storytelling/comedy show featuring fire and dry ice,
chat with audience members, break down, and drive to the next show!
Compensation: Paid training, $60-$80 per show, plus tips,
10-15% bonuses for referrals, and paid mileage.
If this fast-paced, independent, touring lifestyle sounds exciting and if you are looking for  additional performance opportunities throughout the year, this might be the perfect job opportunity for you!
Sciencetellers has combined exciting science experiments and dynamic storytelling into a humorous and highly interactive program for children and their families! For over ten years, Sciencetellers has performed these programs for schools, libraries, scouts, camps, corporate events, and parties all over the east coast.

Keep your acting muscles in shape between gigs!
Professional Scene Study
with Aly B. Ettman
An opportunity for professional and aspiring professional actors to hone your craft
under the guidance of an Experienced Director/Instructor and your Peers
in a Nurturing and Collaborative environment.
* Ongoing class enrolled on a Monthly basis to conform to the busy life of the professional actor
* Bring your bucket list of roles or allow me to select roles for you.
* Work your scenes as much or as little as you wish.
* Gain a better understanding of your own work by supporting your peers
Mondays 7:30-9:30pm
Ongoing - Contact Aly for details.
N. Bethesda, MD (Metro Red Line)
($100 for Actor’s Center Members/ Peter’s Alley Alum)
*Admission is highly selective, and an interview/audition with each prospective student is required|
For Further Information/To
Aly B. Ettman is the Founding Artistic Director of Peter's Alley Theatre Productions).
She has directed over 20 productions in the Washington Metro Region over the past 10 years
as well as taught actors of all ages and levels of experience.
Supporting actors in creating an organic and honest performance is at the core of all her work
as a director and acting instructor.
”I believe every actor must bring as much of herself to a role as possible and I strive to build the confidence necessary for actors to trust their own instincts and achieve individuality in their work. “

Tech Positions!
Drama Learning Center
Needed: Set Designer, Lighting Designer, Stage Manager
DLC is looking for unique and creative individuals to work collectively with our directors and instructors. Some of the productions you may have the chance to work on include "Alice in Wonderland"
with a Tim Burton theme and "The 25th Putnam County Spelling Bee".
These positions are PAID depending on the person's experience and budget for the production.
Please e-mail Amy Weimer at with your resume.
Drama Learning Center offers multiple classes to children of varying ages
and is always looking for qualified instructors to join our exciting team.
If you have an interest in theatrical education and enjoy working with children, we are looking for you! 
Other choreography and tech positions may come available at different times during the year.
Please fill out the employment application found at:
and send it and your resume to

Registration opens Monday, February 24, 2014
Washington Revels
Kid Workshops
Washington Revels Performance Space
531 Dale Drive, Silver Spring, MD
Each season has 10 sessions per age range
Little Dragons with Teaching Artist Oran Sandel (Ages 4-6, Pre-K, K, Grade 1) Fridays 4-5:30pm, March 28 through June 6 and 12 (no workshop April 18 and May 23) - $300
Hobby Horses with Teaching Artist Emilie Moore (Ages 7-8, Grades 2-3) Mondays 4-5:30pm, March 24 through June 9 and 12 (no workshop April 14 and April 21 and May 26) - $300
Jesters with Teaching Artist Danny Pushkin (Ages 9-11, Grades 4-6) Thursdays 4-5:30pm, March 27 through June 5 and 12 (no workshop April 17 and May 1) - $300
Revelers with Teaching Artist Danny Pushkin (Ages 12-14, Grades 7-8) Tuesdays 3:30-5pm, March 25 through June 10 and 12 (no workshop April 8 and April 15 and April 29) - $300

Looking for Arts Instructors
New arts studio opening soon!
looking for high quality instructors
who want to teach and earn what they deserve for sharing their knowledge, passion and experience.
To set up a meeting please email your area of expertise
along with your resume, video's and any other promotional material you have.
For more information about the director check out

Still to come this season at:
Arena Stage
Box Office: 202-488-3300
Camp David
Sixty-two miles north of Washington, D.C., nestled in Catoctin Mountain Park,
lies the clandestine retreat known as Camp David. For 13 tumultuous days,
President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn host Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in an attempt to create the impossible:
peace in the Middle East.
How could such a massive thing be done in such a short amount of time?
Artistic Director Molly Smith directs the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning author
Lawrence Wright’s incredible new play based on incredibly true events.
Camp David is part of Arena Stage’s distinctive American President’s Project,
which investigates the lives and legacies of our nation’s Presidents and their families.
March 21–May 4, 2014
Kreeger Theater at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater
1101 Sixth Street, SW Washington, D.C. 20024
Smokey Joe’s Café
The Songs of Leiber and Stoller
Staged by Randy Johnson, the visionary behind One Night with Janis Joplin,
Smokey Joe’s Café—The Songs of Leiber and Stoller transports us to the
Golden Age of Rock, Rhythm and Blues, showcasing nearly 40 popular hits
from Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame legends Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
Bursting with infectious tunes like “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Stand By Me,”
“Love Potion #9” and “On Broadway,” it’s no wonder this electrifying show
received seven Tony Award nominations and became the longest-running musical revue
in Broadway history. Get ready to raise the roof at Smokey Joe’s Café!
April 25–June 8, 2014
Fichandler Stage at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater
1101 Sixth Street, SW Washington, D.C. 20024
Healing Wars
Featuring Bill Pullman

A pioneer in the world of contemporary dance, Liz Lerman’s newest theatrical dance piece
explores the experiences of the healers tasked with treating the physical and psychic wounds of battle. Joined by Bill Pullman (Independence Day, 1600 Penn), an ensemble of dancers
represent medics and soldiers from the Civil War to today.
Called “the source of an epochal revolution in the scope and purposes of dance art” (Washington Post), Lerman’s work has been performed throughout the U.S. and abroad.
After 34 years as founding artistic director of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange,
Lerman presents her singular aesthetic to audiences in this exciting world premiere
about how we experience and recover from war.
June 6–29, 2014
Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater
1101 Sixth Street SW Washington D.C. 20024
Box Office: 202-488-3300

Sixth Mainstage Season
Opens April 4th
Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC)
The Love/Loss Cycle
The Last Five Years
john & jen
In Repertory
Directoed by Stephanie Lynn Williams
This is the first time that Red Branch will produce two shows in repertory since its inception in 2008.
Performance Dates and Times
The Last Five Years: April 4-5, 11-12, 25-26 at 8 PM; April 13 & 19 at 3 PM
john & jen: April 18-19, May 1-3 at 8 PM; April 26-27 at 3 PM
Drama Learning Center
9130-I Red Branch Road, Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 997-9352
The Last Five Years
Jamie – Kurt Boehm*
Cathy – Jennifer W. Culotta
*Appearance courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association
john & jen
John – Patrick J. Prebula
Jen – Danielle Sherry
Production Staff
Music Director – Tiffany Underwood Holmes
Production Manager – Cheryl Campo
Stage Managers – Caitlin I. Quinn, Ben Walsh
Lighting Designer – Jason Aufdem-Brinke
Costume Designer – Amy R. Weimer
Original Production Artwork – Danamarie Hosler
The Last Five Years: chronicles a five-year relationship between writer Jamie Wellerstein and actress
Cathy Hiatt in a series of alternating musical soliloquies. Cathy’s story is told in reverse
chronological order from the end of their relationship, while Jamie’s perspective alternates
in forward motion from the beginning of their relationship.
john & jen: follows Jen Tracy through two parallel relationships (with brother John and son John)
across four decades.

Tickets: Individual tickets available for purchase online at
or by calling the box office at (410) 997-9352 on March 1, 2014.
$20 in advance for single tickets, $18 Students & Seniors
$22 at the door
$36 for The Love/Loss Marathon Package
(tickets to performances of The Last Five Years and john & jen on April 19)
Red Branch Theatre Company is the professional theatre in residence at Drama Learning Center.
Producing four to five shows a season, Red Branch’s mission is to foster a life-long love of theatre
in its audience. Red Branch remains committed to providing professional theatre t
o the Baltimore/Washington corridor at affordable prices.

Opens April 4th
Silver Spring Stage
Other Desert Cities
By Jon Robin Baitz
Directed by Bridget Muehlberger
Featuring Jane Squier Bruns, Bill Hurlbut, 
Henry LaGue, Malinda K. Smith and Andrea Spitz
 April 4 - 27, 2014
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm
Sundays at 2 pm – April 13 and 27
10145 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD
Juicy and surprising drama with humor of a writer returning home to 
Palm Springs announcing she’s publishing a memoir that dredges up 
a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history.
To purchase tickets:
Reception after opening night performance!

What's My Line?
Improvisation Workshop
at Wolf Trap
Wish you were better at thinking on your feet?
Been dreaming of joining The Second City?
Then improve your communication skills while laughing ’til it hurts at an introductory class on improvisation comedy.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Center for Education at Wolf Trap
1645 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182
3pm – 5pm
Register here:

Coming in April!
Washington Revels
Celebrate Spring at the Friends of the National Arboretum (FONA) Garden Fair and Plant Sale.
Free and open to the public

Saturday, April 26, 9:30am-12:30pm

3501 New York Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002
The Washington Revels Gallery Voices will entertain with madrigals and some traditional
Revels songs, for a day of merriment. We will dance the Maypole several times and invite fairgoers to join us in more Maypole dancing. While you are there, pick up some wonderful
green stuff for your garden. View photos from previous year's Garden Fairs!

Coming in May!
Washington Revels
May Revels
at Strathmore
Sunday, May 4, 12-5pm
An outdoor family festival celebrating the arrival of Spring, featuring performances of
traditional music and dance, processions, a crowning of the May Queen,
mummers plays, children’s activities, food, crafts, sing-alongs, and other audience participation--
even in the May Pole Dance.
Price: Free!
5301 Tuckerman Ln
North Bethesda, MD 20852