August 30th, 2016
MUSIC: Sandra Wieder with Richard Owen, Singer/Songwriter tunes, guitar, harmonica & vocals
A B O U T T H E P E R F O R M E R S
Sandra Wieder is a prolific writer and performer of original and unique songs that delight and touch audiences with beautiful melodies and heartfelt, poetic lyrics. Sandra’s on guitar and vocals, and Richard Owen is on harmonica. Web: sandrawieder.com.
Born in the Bronx, Liz Nichols got lost in the Folklore & Mythology section of the public library at age ten and hasn't found her way out yet! Bringing her teaching and cross-cultural background to storytelling, she’s enchanted audiences of all ages from SF’s Asian Art Museum to the Washington Folklore Festival. She’s a Master Trainer in TimeSlips Creative Storytelling for people with memory loss, and former Director of Storytelling Programs at Stagebridge. www.liznichols.net.
Bruce Pachtman co-wrote “So When Did You Start Speaking in the 3rd Person?” with W. Kamau Bell, and Kenny Yun providing acting coaching. Bruce’s first solo show, “don’t make me look too psychotic” was developed with Club Solo and directed by W. Kamau Bell. It ran for 300 performances in SF, Philadelphia and LA.
Stacy Andrade has been a Bay Area performer for almost thirty years of stand-up, improv, plays, and voice-overs. She’s written a book of short stories, and book two is due out next year. She’s also working on a one-woman show that will preview in 2017, and she wrote and performed a short film that's available on her website: staceyandrade.yolasite.com.
Wayne Harris is an award winning solo performer, writer, educator, curriculum innovator and musician. A gifted artist with wide ranging interests, he has accumulated an impressive body of work over the years that includes 5 full length plays, presentations for schools, directing and designing for pageantry groups as well as various musical projects. Wayne is also the director of The Marsh Youth Theater.
September 27th, 2016
MUSIC: Vanessa Lowe, singer/songwriter/guitarist
A B O U T T H E P E R F O R M E R S
Vanessa Lowe has released 5 CDs of original music. Aside from being a performing singer/songwriter/guitarist, Lowe is an independent radio producer and mother to Finn, her own personal tree sprite. The East Bay Express pegged Lowe’s music as “dream-pop-meets-indie-folk”, and she doesn’t object to that description. www.vanessalowe.com
Sheila Stanfield is a vocalist, voice teacher, writer and performer living the life of an intrepid optimist in the small town of Sonoma where many know her name, her singing through life, her disappointments, her hopes and her dreams coming true. She loves to explore the clarity of her voice writing and performing her one-woman shows.
Kurt Bodden's last solo show, a self-help satire called "Steve Seabrook: Better Than You" ran for six months at the Marsh. He has performed improv, standup, sketch comedy, and storytelling from the Edinburgh Fringe to the motel bars of Montana. Formerly an industrial designer, he's now branching into User Experience Design (it's a thing).
Jan M Goodman retired a year ago after 41 years of service in public education. Finally, she had time to more deeply pursue her interests in the performing arts, particularly storytelling, improvisation, and singing. The Kiss is a tale of obstacles faced on her path to love and romance during the Sixties.
Jill Vice is not only an actress, but a director and acting coach for many new and unusual solo shows (Elaine Magree's "Holding the Edge", Rebecca Fisher's "The Magnificence of the Disaster", Lisa Rothman's "Date Night at Pet Emergency" and Marga Gomez's "Pound" to name a few). Her previous one-woman show, "Tipped & Tipsy" was praised by critics and audiences for its performances at the 2013 SF Fringe Festival where it won Best of Fest. "Tipped & Tipsy" went on to have an extended run at the Marsh in San Francisco and has been touring the United States and Canada ever since. JillVice.com
Tell It On Tuesday AUDITION
Interested in performing with Tell it on Tuesday? Come to our annual auditions!
When: Sunday, August 28th, 10am-12pm (note: you must be available to stay the entire time)
Where: We will give you details after you sign up!
Sign up: Send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prepare: 10 minutes or less - either a short piece, or an excerpt from a longer piece.
Invite: A friend! Please bring a friend along for encouragement and to increase the audience size.