News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 18, 2013

VCPL to host Brown Bag today


News Release

TERRE HAUTE — A Brown Bag session, “A Look Behind the Mask: A Lecture and Demonstration of The Art of Mask Acting in ‘The Servant of Two Masters,’” will be presented at 12:10 p.m. today at the Vigo County Public Library.

“The Servant of Two Masters” is the third production of the Crossroads Repertory Theatre’s 2013 season. Crossroads Rep. artistic director Arthur Feinsod, along with the show’s lead actors, Brandon Wentz and Carolyn Conover, will discuss the art of mask acting.

The talk will include slides of the commedia dell’arte tradition and include live demonstrations for attendees to experience commedia performance first-hand.

Feinsod, also the show’s director, has given lectures and demonstrations on commedia dell’arte in the United States and Italy. Conover is the season’s dramaturg, drama consultant.