Winter Shorts is comprised of six one act plays written by local playwrights in the Fairbanks area produced by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Student Drama Association (SDA). The entire production is directed by students in SDA. The six comedies touch on current social topics and issues along with some intense dramatic pieces. Each one act play will range from 10-25 minutes, with a total running time of 75 minutes. SDA welcomes all those who are interested to come watch and support all the students and local artists.

WHAT: 2019 Winter Shorts

WHO: Student Drama Association

WHERE: UAF Salisbury Lab Theatre, 1718 Tanana Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775

WHEN:

Friday, November 15 @ 7:30pm

            Saturday, November 16 @ 7:30pm

            Sunday, November 17 @ 2:00pm

            Friday, November 22 @ 7:30pm

            Saturday, November 23 @ 7:30pm

            Sunday, November 24 @ 2:00pm

TICKETS:

$5 per person (Cash Only)

            Tickets are available at the door starting at 6:30pm Friday and Saturdays, 1pm on             Sunday.        

**This show is recommended for ages 13 and up

PLAYS IN ORDER:

The Light of My Life by Sam Thompson

            Directed by Jared Olin

Tessanne and Jeremy try to entertain themselves while the power is out at their house. Though it starts with them trying not to be bored, the conversation leans towards where their relationship stands.

Cast:

Tessanne - Isabell Nygren

Jeremy - Mitchel Hendrick

Undeclared Plastics byMichael Schaeffer

            Directed by Darren Napoli

Monica is trying to finish her presentation for the Ocean Conservancy, but finds out a disturbing secret about Lawrence. She learns that all of Lawrence’s weird quirks were actually him polluting the planet on a huge scale.

Cast:

Monica - Brittany Bowling

Lawrence - Joey Maloney

Our Time is Up by Jessica Reed

            Directed by Jared Olin

Lucas, along with a couple of his friends find evidence of a possible murder. Though everyone is convinced it was Lucas’ sister that was murdered, he is convinced she is still alive somewhere.

Cast:

Lucas Caulfield - Joey Maloney

Judith Katz - Paloma Polanco

Emma Bradley - Isabell Nygren

Dr. Robert Andehill - Alex Bengel

Detective - Stefanie Kramer

Duo by Tom Moran

            Directed by Luke Williams

Rockman and Gravel Girl are trapped by The Demon in another dastardly plot of his. However, Gravel Girl feels that her position as sidekick to Rockman is not paying up as much as it should. So she uses The Demon’s plot to her advantage to get a raise.

Cast:

Rockman - Eric Eads

Gravel Girl - Brittany Bowling

The Demon - Charlie Wolgemuth

Roadkill Kitty by Rachel Blackwell

            Directed by Darren Napoli

Carolyn and Miles try to fix their unhealthy relationship by meeting at a cafe. Though as they look back on how events occurred in the past at that same cafe, it is clear that these two were not meant to be together.

Cast:

Carolyn - Kellie Bernstein

Miles - Alex Bengel

Jodie - Stefanie Kramer

            I, Phone by Tom Moran

            Directed by Luke Williams

Melanie is moving on from her ex Andrew. However, her phone seems to have a different plan and tries to set her back up with him before it is too late. Melanie’s phone shows us that sometimes phones need us as much as we need them.

Cast:

Melanie - Paloma Polanco

Melanie’s Phone - Tim Sackett

Andrew - Mitchel Hendrick

Andrew’s Phone - Isabell Nigren

Schedules

  • Occurred Friday, November 15th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Occurred Saturday, November 16th, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Occurred Sunday, November 17th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Occurs Friday, November 22nd, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Occurs Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Occurs Sunday, November 24th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Venue

University of Alaska Fairbanks Salisbury Lab Theatre

1718 Tanana Dr, Fine arts Complex
Fairbanks, AK 99775

Contact

Amanda casterline