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Our artistic director, Tom Parkhill, along with one of our favorite local playwrights, Staci Swedeen, will speak at the next Knoxville Writers' Guild meeting! ... See MoreSee Less

Tom Parkhill, Executive director of the Tennessee Stage Company, and Staci Sweeden, Internationally recognized playwright, screenwriter, and actor, will speak the April program of the Knoxville Writers' Guild. Tom Parkhill and Staci Sweeden will lead us in looking at some similarities and differences in writing for page and for screen during the April Monthly Meeting of Knoxville Writers' Guild. The program will take place Thursday, April 6 at 7:00 pm. The public is invited to the program, which will be held in the Fellowship Hall of Central United Methodist Church, 201 East Third Avenue, where you will find a large, free parking lot. Admission is a suggested $2. Tom Parkhill is the Executive Director of the Tennessee Stage Company as well as the Founding Artistic Director. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and has been a full time Theatre artist since 1976. He has worked as an actor, director, producer, designer, technician and stage manager. As an administrator he has worked not only with the Stage Company but also with the Strand Street Theatre in Galveston, Texas which he co-founded. Tom served as the Executive Director of the Arts Council of Greater Knoxville in 2000 and 2001. He has served on the board of Tennesseans For the Arts, the Southeastern Theatre Conference and currently serves on the board of the Tennessee Theatre Association. Staci Swedeen is an internationally recognized playwright, screenwriter, and actor. Her work has been performed in theaters from New York to California, in Italy and Spain. She has received a playwriting fellowship from Tennessee, and awards from the Sloan Foundation and New York State Council for the Arts. The Knoxville Writers' Guild exists to facilitate a broad and inclusive community for area writers, provide a forum for information, support and sharing among writers, help members improve and market their writing skills and promote writing and creativity. Additional information can be found at www.KnoxvilleWritersGuild.org and www.facebook.com/KnoxWritersGuild Instagram @KnoxvilleWritersGuild

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Your Words on the Screen

April 6, 2017, 7:00pm

Knoxville Writers' Guild

Tom Parkhill, Executive director of the Tennessee Stage Company, and Staci Sweeden, Internationally recognized playwright, screenwriter, and actor, will speak the April program of the Knoxville Writers' Guild. Tom Parkhill and Staci Sweeden will lead us in looking at some similarities and differences in writing for page and for screen during the April Monthly Meeting of Knoxville Writers' Guild. The program will take place Thursday, April 6 at 7:00 pm. The public is invited to the program, which will be held in the Fellowship Hall of Central United Methodist Church, 201 East Third Avenue, where you will find a large, free parking lot. Admission is a suggested $2. Tom Parkhill is the Executive Director of the Tennessee Stage Company as well as the Founding Artistic Director. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and has been a full time Theatre artist since 1976. He has worked as an actor, director, producer, designer, technician and stage manager. As an administrator he has worked not only with the Stage Company but also with the Strand Street Theatre in Galveston, Texas which he co-founded. Tom served as the Executive Director of the Arts Council of Greater Knoxville in 2000 and 2001. He has served on the board of Tennesseans For the Arts, the Southeastern Theatre Conference and currently serves on the board of the Tennessee Theatre Association. Staci Swedeen is an internationally recognized playwright, screenwriter, and actor. Her work has been performed in theaters from New York to California, in Italy and Spain. She has received a playwriting fellowship from Tennessee, and awards from the Sloan Foundation and New York State Council for the Arts. The Knoxville Writers' Guild exists to facilitate a broad and inclusive community for area writers, provide a forum for information, support and sharing among writers, help members improve and market their writing skills and promote writing and creativity. Additional information can be found at www.KnoxvilleWritersGuild.org and www.facebook.com/KnoxWritersGuild Instagram @KnoxvilleWritersGuild

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Join us TONIGHT for a very special presentation at the O'Connor Senior Center at 7 PM as our Silver Stage Players premiere their very first movie! ... See MoreSee Less

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Last weekend of Sutton McAllister!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Performance Shot: Tori does NOT look happy.

The last weekend of #PosthumousPlayTSC starts tomorrow! Our fabulous cast is more than ready to entertain you. Visit TennesseeStage.Com to get tickets. Get them now before they sell out...
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What's different about acting for film & tv? How do I prepare for an audition? Do I need an agent?
Get thee to class, this Sunday at 3! Bring your questions for actor Mike Stanley
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Affordable, flexible theatre classes for adults (aged 16+). Open level classes offered Sundays from 3:00-5:00 PM, March 5 to 26, at A1LabArts, 23 Emory Place. Just $15 per class. Pre-registration preferred, but drop-ins are welcome! March 26: Film & TV Acting with actor @[100005081706956:2048:Mike Stanley]

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Film & TV Acting Class

March 26, 2017, 3:00pm

A1LabArts

Affordable, flexible theatre classes for adults (aged 16+). Open level classes offered Sundays from 3:00-5:00 PM, March 5 to 26, at A1LabArts, 23 Emory Place. Just $15 per class. Pre-registration preferred, but drop-ins are welcome! March 26: Film & TV Acting with actor Mike Stanley

FREE ADMISSION – ALL ARE WELCOME! Our senior theatre troupe, The Silver Stage Players, announce the World Premiere of “That’s What Friends Are For: The Movie,” a short film adaptation of their play on elder abuse.

This special evening begins with a red carpet arrival of the cast and includes live entertainment provided by The Silver Stage Players leading up to a screening of the film, plus refreshments provided by the O’Connor Center.
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FREE ADMISSION – ALL ARE WELCOME! Our senior theatre troupe, The Silver Stage Players, announce the World Premiere of “That’s What Friends Are For: The Movie,” a short film adaptation of their play on elder abuse. This special evening begins with a red carpet arrival of the cast and includes live entertainment provided by The Silver Stage Players leading up to a screening of the film, plus refreshments provided by the O’Connor Center.

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Movie Premiere: That's What Friends Are For

March 28, 2017, 7:00pm

O'Connor Senior Center

FREE ADMISSION – ALL ARE WELCOME! Our senior theatre troupe, The Silver Stage Players, announce the World Premiere of “That’s What Friends Are For: The Movie,” a short film adaptation of their play on elder abuse. This special evening begins with a red carpet arrival of the cast and includes live entertainment provided by The Silver Stage Players leading up to a screening of the film, plus refreshments provided by the O’Connor Center.

🎵More than words is all you have to do to make it real...🎶 Today at 3pm! ... See MoreSee Less

Affordable, flexible theatre classes for adults (aged 16+). Open level classes offered Sundays from 3:00-5:00 PM, March 5 to 26, at A1LabArts, 23 Emory Place. Just $15 per class. Pre-registration preferred, but drop-ins are welcome! March 19: More than Words – Telling Your Character’s Story Through Movement with Rachel Milford of @[400570340110100:274:The Cattywampus Puppet Council]

2 weeks ago

More Than Words (Movement Class)

March 19, 2017, 3:00pm

A1LabArts

Affordable, flexible theatre classes for adults (aged 16+). Open level classes offered Sundays from 3:00-5:00 PM, March 5 to 26, at A1LabArts, 23 Emory Place. Just $15 per class. Pre-registration preferred, but drop-ins are welcome! March 19: More than Words – Telling Your Character’s Story Through Movement with Rachel Milford of The Cattywampus Puppet Council

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Free admission. This reading will be followed by a discussion session with the actors, audience, director and playwright. UNDER THE ESSO MOON by Linda Parsons Saturday, March 18 at 2:00 PM at Theatre Knoxville Downtown A young girl growing up in a crumbling family dynamic in an apartment above the gas station run by her stepfather. A dramatic coming-of-age story set in not-long-ago Knoxville.

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Staged Reading: Under the Esso Moon

March 18, 2017, 2:00pm

Free admission. This reading will be followed by a discussion session with the actors, audience, director and playwright. UNDER THE ESSO MOON by Linda Parsons Saturday, March 18 at 2:00 PM at Theatre Knoxville Downtown A young girl growing up in a crumbling family dynamic in an apartment above the gas station run by her stepfather. A dramatic coming-of-age story set in not-long-ago Knoxville.

Performance Shot: "They even slowed down so we could read the Marquee! It was lovely."

Tori brings Sutton home from the hospital after a stroke. He cannot speak, but he's got plenty to say!

Come catch our talented cast at 8 pm tonight and Saturday (2pm on Sunday) for the second weekend of #PosthumousPlayTSC!
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