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Our latest shows!


The Mystery Box of the Sisters Fox
&

Facility


Performing at:
Sabes Theatre
Minneapolis, MN


Nov. 9-12 & Nov. 16-18




Contact us at:
info@imaginedtheatre.org

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Imagined Theatre

ARTIST BIOS:

Andre Johnson Jr. - Stage Manager
André Johnson Jr. is a theatre artist in the Twin Cities stage managing, designing, acting, and creating works. Though he has only been in the cities two years, it has been a whirlwind of shows, great people, and fantastic theatre. He is excited to do his first show with The Winding Sheet Outfit and Imagined Theatre, and getting the chance to work with such amazing artists again.


THE MEMORY BOX OF THE SISTERS FOX

Megan Campbell Lagas - Catherine Fox Jencken, and shadowy others
Megan is the Mother of two boys and a lot of pets, a Teacher, and a Theatre Artist. She has performed with 15 Head: a theatre lab, Children’s Theatre Company, Illusion Theatre, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Theatre Unbound, Theatre in the Round, The Winding Sheet Outfit, and Sandbox Theatre where she has been a collaborator since 2004, and a company member since 2012. Sandbox credits include Aphasiatica: Duet, Zelda: Wonderland, War with the Newts (2007 and 2015), Suitcase, This Is A World To Live in, Marie-Jeanne Valet Who Defeated La Bête du Gevaudan, Killer Inside (Project Lead), and 600 Years (Music Director/Composer). Sisters Fox is Megan’s third collaboration with The Winding Sheet Outfit. Megan earned her BA in Theatre and MA in Education, both at the College of St. Catherine. She teaches English at Adult Basic Education, Minneapolis Public Schools.

Kayla Dvorak Feld - Kate Fox
Kayla is an actor and teaching artist in the Twin Cities. Formally of God's Country (Iowa), she received her B.A. in Theatre Arts at Simpson College. She is quite pleased to be performing with The Winding Sheet Outfit for a second time, having been previously seen in The Theatre of the Tiny Clandestines. Kayla has also worked with companies such as Daleko Arts, Theatre Pro Rata, Hero Now Theatre, Theatre Unbound, Theatre in the Round, among others. When she's not making theatre, Kayla enjoys reading, sleeping, being outdoors with her husband, and looking lovingly at her perfect dog, Mira.

Kristina Fjellman - Margaret Fox Kane, and shadowy others
Kristina is a visual artist and performer, and is drawn to projects that combine these passions. She has exhibited sculpture in the Midwest and Twin Cities, is a 2010-2011 recipient of a Jerome Fiber Art Project Grant at the Minnesota Textile Center, and has performed with The Winding Sheet Outfit, Red Eye Theater, and Sandbox Theatre. Her work with The Winding Sheet Outfit’s Theater of the Tiny Clandestines received a Knight Arts Challenge grant in 2014. Recently, a retrospective of her work was exhibited in Apparent Magnetism at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA, and Reflection and Refraction exhibition at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, WI. She was last seen on stage in In the Treetops with Sandbox Theatre. Kristina is a graduate of St. Catherine University with a Master of Arts in Education in both Art and Theater Education. She is an ensemble member of Sandbox Theatre and a founding member of The Winding Sheet Outfit.

Boo Segersin - Maggie Fox
Boo is freelance performer (acting, singing, moving, devising) who has been working in and around the Twin Cities since the age of 6. She has worked with many wonderful companies including Fearless Comedy Productions, Impossible Salt, Really Spicy Opera, Swandive Theatre, SteppingStone Theatre, Six Elements Theatre, Ghoulish Delights, Sod House Theater, Silver Slipper Productions, Cross Community Players, Lyric Arts, Children's Theatre Company, History Theatre and the Minnesota Opera. She is also a teaching artist with Stages Theatre Company and performs at birthday parties as a certain princess. Boo graduated Summa Cum Laude from Augsburg College with a B.A in Theater Arts: Performance and Directing/Dramaturgy/Playwriting with a minor in Musical Theater (and Norwegian).

Amber Bjork - Director / Medium
Amber is a Twin Cities-based actor, director, writer, and producer. She is the founding member of The Winding Sheet Outfit, recipient of a 2013 Irrigate grant and a 2014 St. Paul Arts Challenge grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for the production of the travelling tent show, The Theatre of the Tiny Clandestines. She is a recent recipient of a 2017 MRAC Next Step grant funded by McKnight Foundation that will allow her to take The Winding Sheet Outfit outside of theaters and into more surprising and non-traditional spaces. From 2009 to 2016, Amber was a company member and artistic associate of Theatre Pro Rata, where she directed T Bone N Weasel, Elephant’s Graveyard, and The Knight of the Burning Pestle, and appeared in several productions including The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Lovers & Executioners, and The Taming of the Shrew. She has also appeared onstage with Transatlantic Love Affair, Savage Umbrella, Theater Unbound, nimbus, and Guthrie Theater, and collaborated and directed for Sandbox Theatre, Freshwater Theater, and Tedious Brief Productions, among others.


FACILITY

Paul Brissett - Lionel
At the tender age of 68, Paul decided that he wanted to be an actor when he grew up. So he moved from Duluth to Minneapolis (where, just coincidently, his grandchildren live), joined Raye Birk's Actors Workout, and started hustling gigs. His first was as the cowardly professor in Fahrenheit 451 at Theater in the Round. He had a featured role in a Fringe Festival show in 2016, and roles in Volpone and The Merchant of Venice - both produced by the Creative Actors Ensemble. He has also had roles in industrial videos.

Julie Ana Rayne - Dorothy/Rachel
Julie Ana Rayne (co-founder of Imagined Theatre) is an actor, composer, director, playwright, and producer of new plays and original musical theatre works. Producer for Sasquatched! The Musical at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2013, and co-authored and co-directed The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs, which premiered in the Twin Cities in 2015 and the Minnesota Fringe Festival in 2016. In 2017, The Pound was selected for Theater Now New York’s Sound Bites 4.0 Festival (Signature Theatre). Authored plays from 2017 include: Booby Trap (Manhattan Repertory Theatre) and The Walking Advisor (City Theatre of Independence Play Festival). Past favorite roles include: Nancy in Oliver!, Reno in Anything Goes, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, the Wife in Rashomon, and Karen in Speed the Plow. Julie is a member of the Playwright’s Center and has several new works currently in development.

Tim Williams - Jeff
Tim is thrilled to be making his professional Twin Cities theatrical debut with Imagined Theatre’s production of Facility. Originally from Des Moines Iowa, Tim earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts from Simpson College, and has appeared in a number of regional productions including: Peer Gynt, A Winter’s Tale, and Memory of Water. He has also performed with the Des Moines Playhouse in 12 Angry Men, with the Des Moines Young Artists in Stop Kiss, and has worked with the Des Moines Metro Opera. Tim is also currently appearing as a performer with the Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Company in Minneapolis.

Nicole Korbisch - Fran
Nicole is excited to be back for another Fringe Festival! She has performed in and around the metro area with The Chameleon Theatre Circle, Really Spicy Opera Company, The Seasons Dinner Theater, Old Gem, and the Cross Players. Some recent favorite roles are: Cathy (The Last Five Years), Magenta (The Rocky Horror Show), Angel/Reno [understudy] (Anything Goes), Paula Abagnale (Catch Me If You Can), and Countess Ceprano (Rigoletto).

AJ Cadotte - Voice of young Rachel
AJ Cadotte of Eden Prairie is 6 years old and will enter first grade this fall. While Facility is his first true foray into theater, some past, more casual roles include The Injured Little-Brother in “The Cadotte Family Chronicles” and The Chick Magnet in “The Adventures of Preschool and Kindergarten.” AJ is following in the theatrical traditions of his mother and his grandfather – who plays Lionel in this show.

Phil Darg - Writer/Director
Phil Darg is the author of more than two dozen plays and musicals and the composer/producer of more than 300 musical works (some broadcast on MTV and The History Channel). His dramatic works include: One Blind Mice; Upon This Rock; Slime Monsters Don’t Use Ropes; Just Another Face; Still Life; To Sleep . . .; The Baxter House; Call Me Horatio; Sasquatched! The Musical (NYMF 2013 and an Anna Sosenko Trust grant recipient, nominated for 6 Minneapolis BroadwayWorld awards); The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs (co-authored with Julie Ana Rayne – nominated for 5 Minneapolis BroadwayWorld awards, and a 2017 Theatre Now New York Sound Bites 4.0 winner); Hyard Ed; ‘Til Death (Darkhorse Dramatists, NY, and a winner of the Artists Exchange One-Act Play competition, Cranston, RI); The Interrogation (Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, Ohio), Critical (Carrollwood Players, Tampa), We Need To Talk (Manhattan Repertory Theatre), Habeas Non Corpus, #OregonTrail, Facility (2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival; winner, “Best in Fringe”), Evolution, and The Quick Start Guide to Booting Your Man-Bot.

Imagined Theatre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.



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