​(PERFORMANCE PHOTOS: Jeong Hyun Hwang / GATHERING PHOTOS: HAB)


RESPONSES & PRESS

SOLO PERFORMANCE

himalaya from came she ~ written, devised & performed by Ariella Blank ​- Oberlin College Senior Project, 2015

Active Learning Solo Performance Process - Mentored / Advised by Heather Anderson Boll

THE ACTORS: PHIL WONG (Lee Sung Cho); KARYN TODD (Viviana Ramos); LLEWIE NUNEZ (Rachel Morse); AILY ROPER (Angie Lee); ROBERT SALIZAR (Rafael Guttierez); LINUS IGNATIUS (Vince Lee); NATE KRASNER (Frank Richmond); ALEXANDER  KOTLIKOFF (Dan Morse)  

THE DESIGNERS: MICHAEL BOLL LIGHTING;  JILL DAVIS SET & MURAL;  CAMERON CALEY MICHALAK ASST. SET DESIGN and TECH DESIGN & PRODUCTION;  AILY ROPER COSTUME; NICOLE LE PROPS ~

DIRECTED BY HEATHER ANDERSON BOLL, for Oberlin College Little Theatre November 2012  / REHEARSAL PHOTOS BY HAB / PRODUCTION PHOTOS by DAN JAMES

TEACHING ACTORS IN PRODUCTION 

Inclusive Pedagogy - Making Space for All Voices

Empowering the Actor to trust their unique version of a role, like no-one else on earth can play it.


Re-inventing Rehearsal Technique, according to the opportunities & demands of each World of Play.

THE COMPANY

THE ACTORS: JULIA MELFI (Grusha) ARIF SILVERMAN (Azdak); OGE AXANDRE (Simon); ARIELLA BLANK (The Singer); KATY EARLY (The Governor's Wife); CHRISTAL BELL (The Corporal / Nephew / Granny); HANNAH LEMKOWITZ (Governor / Peas. Woman / Mother-In-Law / Cook); ANNIE WINNEG (Doctor / Shawa); TONY MOATON (Doctor / Lavrenti); ERIN AMLICKE (Fat Prince / Dying Peasant / Ludovica / Lawyer); CHANDLER BROWNE (Sister-In-Law / Lawyer); OLIVER RAMIREZ (Ironshirt / Old Married Couple); TAE BRAUN (Ironshirt / Old Married Couple) THE MUSICIANSPATRICK DUNAJ (Keyboard / Extended Technique / Conductor); AARON WOLFF (Cello); ANDREW SELLIGSON (Acoustic & Electric Guitar); COLE LUMPKIN (Percussion) THE STAGE MANAGERS: OLIVIA DETOMA, TOM CLINE, ADINA KATZ 

THE DESIGNERS: SCORE CONCEPT by NATHAN MOTTA; LIGHTING DESIGN by MICHAEL BOLL; COSTUME DESIGN by CHRIS FLAHARTY; SET & PROPS by CHRISTOPHER McCULLUM; TECH DESIGN & RIGGING by JOE NATT; SET CONSTRUCTION by DAViD BUGHER; SCENIC ARTIST JOANNE STEGGALL; SOUND DESIGN by RICHARD INGRAHAM; BODY MICS by JONATHAN MAAG

DIRECTED BY HEATHER ANDERSON BOLL WITH ORIGINAL SCORE COMPOSITION BY NATHAN MOTTA, PATRICK DUNAJ, AARON WOLFF, ANDREW SELLIGSON, COLE LUMPKIN, ARIELLA BLANK, AND HEATHER ANDERSON BOLL  ~ OBERLIN COLLEGE HALL AUDITORIUM, 2015  (PHOTO MICHELLE BERKI)

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​​​​​​​​TEACHING POSITIONS

OBERLIN COLLEGE & CONSERVATORY, DEPARTMENT OF THEATER 2008-2018

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of THEATER (Acting/Voice)

VOICE / BRECHT / MEISNER / STANISLAVSKI / CLOWN / SPEECH & DIALECTS / SOLO PERFORMANCE



FITZMAURICE VOICEWORK(C) SUBUD CENTER, NYC 2014

CO-TEACH w/CATHERINE FITZMAURICE @ TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM & 5-day WORKSHOP 

"EMBODYING TEXT" ~ Advanced Applications of Fitzmaurice Voicework© for Form/Structure/Meaning

SHAKESPEARE IN TRANSLATION ~ World Languages, sharing interpretive image work and applying it to De/Re-Structuring Techniques


CLEVELAND PLAY HOUSE MFA PROGRAM 2011-2012

VOICE/YOGA MASTER CLASS, HAB Approach to Fitzmaurice Voicework(C) & Blended Techniques



CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY2011-2012

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of ACTING / MOVEMENT


PRIVATE COACH - ACTING / DIALECT  NY, NY 2003-2010

DIALECT DESIGN / CHARACTER PREP / AUDITION PREP for OFF-BROADWAY and BROADWAY PERFORMERS



YALE UNIVERSITY'S DWIGHT EDGEWOOD PROGRAM, YSD DIVISION 2001-2003
YOUNG PLAYWRIGHT MENTOR / DIRECTOR OF ORIGINAL WORK by WHITNEY BAILEY - w/ YSD ACTORS for CITY of NEW HAVEN OUTREACH



GREAT LAKES THEATRE FESTIVAL 1996-1997 

ACTOR/TEACHER SHAKESPEARE RESIDENCIES



KARAMU HOUSE PERFORMING ARTS THEATRE / JTPA City of Cleveland Inner City School Outreach 1993-1994​​

Directed ...for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange

Facilitated in-class, all-Women-Of-Color re-imagining of Lysistrata



THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, by Bertolt Brecht- Directed by Heather Anderson Boll

Oberlin College Hall Aud. 2015 

Active Learning Classroom/Ensemble Rehearsal Process 


VOICE 

Heather has practiced Fitzmaurice Voicework© for more than ten years

​​​​​​​​Heather Anderson Boll

​​STRIKE-SLIP, by Naomi Iizuka - Directed by Heather Anderson Boll

Oberlin College Little Theatre 2012

Site-Specific Improv Rehearsal Process

​​​RE: Acting Brecht Class ~ Letter from Professor Sonja Boos read here 


RE: The Caucasian Chalk Circle Review read here


RE: Strike-Slip Rehearsal Process ~ Interview by Erich Burnett  read here


RE: For a Giggle ~ OBERWIKI read here