The Amish Project

Apr 03, 2016 Comments Off on The Amish Project by

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Dmae Roberts features The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey at Portland Actors Conservatory.  The play focuses on the 2006 killing of five Amish girls in Lancaster, Pennsylania when a gunman took 10 school girls hostage and shot eight of them. The aftermath of healing and forgiveness moved the country. We’ll hear an on location interview with founding artistic director and director of the show Beth Harper and actors Paige Rogers, Sophie Foti , Samie Pfeifer in The Amish Project. 
(Aired 11am Tues  4/5/16  on KBOO.FM)
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GOLDSTARPortland Actors Conservatory presents…

The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey and directed by Beth Harper
Performances are April 8th – 24th,Thursday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm. All performances take place at Portland Actors Conservatory’s Firehouse Theatre, located at 1436 SW Montgomery St. in Portland.

Tickets are available online atwww.actorsconservatory.com or by calling (503) 274-1717. Portland, Ore. Ticket prices range from $5-$25. As part of Portland Actors Conservatory’s Arts Accessibility Initiative deep discounts are available to students, seniors, educators and artists.

The Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation has partnered with the Portland Actors Conservatory for a special presentation of The Amish Projecton April 16th.

 

(upper left -right) Beth Harper, Sophie Foti, Paige Rogers, Samie Pfeifer

(upper left -right) Beth Harper, Sophie Foti, Paige Rogers, Samie Pfeifer

CAST:
Anna: Samie Pfeifer
Carol: Paige Rogers
Velda: Sophie Foti
Bill: John Corr
America: Ahna Dunn-Wilder
Eddie: Danny Diess
Sherry: Tara Paulson-Spires
Ensemble: Seth Witucki
Ensemble: Hannah Quigg
Ensemble: Jacob Camp

About Portland Actors Conservatory: Since 1985, Portland Actors Conservatory has provided the highest standard in actor training in the Pacific Northwest. As one of only a few stand-alone schools accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, students from across the country vie for a coveted seat in the program. Producing Artistic Director Beth Harper leads the faculty of distinguished theatre professionals as they train students for professional careers in theatre and film. The Conservatory is located near Portland’s city center in the historic Firehouse Theatre. Portland Actors Conservatory also offers a variety of programs and involvement opportunities for theatre lovers of any age and experience level.

 

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