The following is an interview with Malik B. El-Amin, Artistic Director of the Griot Theatre and director of the currently running production of The Archer of Malis. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with El-Amin about the inspiration for adapting the show for the stage (based on the play, Philoctetes), the mission behind Griot Theatre, why The Archer of Malis will resonate with audiences, how to purchase tickets, and more!
The following is an interview with Daid Dean Bottrell, co-founder of Los Angeles' perennial favorite Sci-Fest LA, a one-act play festival that continues to expand and entertain year after year. In this interview, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Bottrell about the lineup of one-acts currently being performed in this year's festival, the evolution of the show throughout the past three years, the ins and outs of their creative process, how to purchase tickets, and more!
The following is an interview with Alexis Jones and Andrew Eldredge, performers in Los Angeles' premier clown troupe, Four Clowns, regarding the world premiere production of Lunatics & Actors by David Bridel. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Jones and Eldredge about their involvement with Four Clowns, what audiences should anticipate from the show, the ins and outs of their creative process, and more!
The following is an interview with Aaron Hendry, the co-Artistic Director of Not Man Apart-Physical Theatre Ensemble and the playwright and director of the play, The Superhero and His Charming Wife. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Hendry about the inspiration for the play, balancing multiple roles within a production, why The Superhero will resonate with today's audiences, and more!
The following is an interview with Kiff Scholl, director of the play, Weapons, which will premiere at The Lounge Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon chats with Scholl about what enticed him to take on the project, his work with playwright Chris Collins, where theatregoers can find tickets to the performance, and more!
The following is an interview with Jessica Hanna, director of the play Inland Empress which is making its world premiere with Mutant Collective. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Hanna about what enticed her to sign on with the production, the incredibly talented cast and crew with which she has worked, her upcoming productions, and more!
If you’ve never been to a burlesque show before, you might not know what to expect. The most common understanding is that it’s a bunch of women taking off their clothes. Well, the ladies of Zip Productions will be the first to tell you—and show you—that there’s much, much more to it than that. First and foremost, burlesque is an art form, and nowhere is that more apparent than in a show like O’ Say Can You Tease.
The following is an interview with Reginald Nelson, founder of Snow Ronin Studio, a digital content group that endeavors to launch new and more diverse dramatic content into the digital creative space. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Nelson about his inspiration for launching the production company, the new audio drama - Red Sun - that will be produced through the company, how his theatre background provided a platform for his work, and more!
The following is an interview with Linda Fulton, founder of Total Improv Kids in North Hollywood, CA. In this interview, Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon chats with Fulton about her inspiration for launching an improvisation school for young students, the philosophies and methods used in the classroom, the dedicated and talented staff of teachers involved, and more!
When Fanboy Comics is not providing you with the latest in geek news and entertainment, the FBC staff hopes to offer our readers a myriad of opportunities to give back to the community. We love reading comics, watching movies, and playing video games, but we are never happier than when we are able to help others in need. With Geeks Care: How You Can Help, FBC will provide you a variety of causes that would greatly appreciate your time.
Happy Friday, everyone! In this week's installment of Geeks Care: How You Can Help, Fanboy Comics would like to highlight a wonderful art installation called "The Hero Within: Imagination and Identity" that is currently on display at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center in Columbus, OH. Joining with amazing artists with varying disabilities from ARC Industries-West and -South, Arts Administrator Geoffrey Martin and a staff of talented instructors and administrators together transformed the Cultural Arts Center's Main Gallery into a gigantic game board, with whimsical floor installations making stations along a path to adventure. Attendees of the installation are able to contemplate their own inner hero and secret identity while appreciating the creativity of individuals working past a variety of disabilities. In the following interview, I chat with Martin regarding the inspiration for "The Hero Within," the incredible efforts by all of the artists involved with the project, the many events and activities provided by the Cultural Arts Center, and more!