School of Theatre and Dance Presents "The Zoom Play That Has A Title," Dec. 11–13
The School of Theatre and Dance's Fall 2020 mainstage productions will soon be available to view on a screen near you. Throughout the semester, School of Theatre and Dance students, faculty, and staff have worked to find innovative and creative ways to bring performance and design to life amidst a global pandemic, taking choreography and storytelling into the virtual world.
In keeping with the Ohio Department of Health and CDC's guidelines for slowing the spread of COVID-19, the School of Theatre and Dance will continue its alternative Fall 2020 season with its the new work, The Zoom Play That Has A Title. The production will be pre-recorded and broadcast online Dec. 11–13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
There is no cost to view any of the School of Theatre and Dance's Fall 2020 productions.
Conceived and created with the cast and production team, written by B.J. Tindal, and directed by associate professor Amy Fritsche, The Zoom Play That Has A Title is a timely and visceral look at our 2020 experience. The new play uses the concurrent pandemics of coronavirus and racial injustice to explore our actions and reactions within an environment dominated by misinformation, virtual learning, cancel culture, overwhelming stress, and a reckoning on the subject of systemic racism.
The Zoom Play That Has A Title production team includes costume design by Elaine Yuen, lighting design by Alyssa Tausch, scenic design by Travis Williams, sound design by Brea Lecklikner, technical direction by Steve Sawicki, and editing by Alyssa Tausch and Audrey King. Ryan Leflar is the assistant director, Barbara Kozlov, and the dramaturg is Tara Wade.