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The Show Must Go Online: Virtual Performances at Your Library
With in-person rehearsals and performances impossible for the annual teen summer play at the Twinsburg Public Library, Julia Fisher embarked on a wild journey to write and direct an all-virtual production. Learn from her trials and triumphs in navigating a new world of online theatre, and see what kind of virtual performances could be right for your library!
Viewing of TPL’s Virtual Teen Summer Play, Skyler’s Storybook Adventure, before the presentation is encouraged, but not at all required. You can watch the full performance here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7F9LiLuum0
Julia Fisher is the Special Projects Coordinator at the Twinsburg Public Library, as well as a playwright, actor, director, and intimacy director throughout Northeast Ohio. Julia has trained with Cleveland Play House, Intimacy Directors and Coordinators, the Great Lakes Michael Chekhov Consortium, Ohio Shakespeare Festival, Theatrical Intimacy Education, and Movement and Combat Education. In her years as a theatre teacher at Saint Martin de Porres High School, Julia co-directed ten productions of the Saint Martin Drama Club, and twelve of her students were honored at the Marilyn Bianchi Kids Playwriting Festival through Dobama Theatre. Julia has recently performed in productions and staged readings at Cleveland Play House, Ensemble Theatre, Ohio Shakespeare Festival, Talespinner Children’s Theatre, Playwrights Local, and other local theatre companies. She is a member of the Young Playwrights Collective through Playwrights Local, where she recently presented a workshop production of Tatterhood, a new musical for which she wrote the book and lyrics. Julia is currently working on a radio adaptation of Lady Molly of Scotland Yard for Ohio Shakespeare Festival, which will be released later this year. You can find out more about Julia on her website.