Monday, June 10, 2013

In the Wings: The Inaugural 10-Minute Play Festival - Adventures in Mutual Knowledge. Meet Kristen Singleton.

Kristen Singleton plays Kristyn in Adventures in Mutual Knowledge, one of six plays that are part of the inaugural 10-Minute Play Festival at Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. The play was written and directed by Jeremiah Dole. The festival will be at 7:30 p.m. on June 21-22 at the historic Monon Depot Theatre in downtown Lafayette.

Question: How would you describe Kristyn?
Kristen Singleton: Kristyn is hanging out with her best friend from elementary school. She is relaxed and fun about most things.

Q: What is a challenge or a fun part of acting in a ten-minute play that you don't get in a full-length play?
K.S.: This will be the first time as an adult that I've had to memorize lines in front of lots of people.

Q: Fill in the blank: "In the time it takes me to _____, I could watch a 10-minute play."
K.S.: "make a smoothie"

Kristen also plays an offstage voice in Welcome to New York, written and directed by Deborah Gray.

The inaugural 10-Minute Play Festival will be Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Monon Depot Theatre at 320 N. 5th Street - the corner of 5th Street and North Street - in downtown Lafayette. It is a Pay What You Can event, general admission tickets are available at the box office immediately before the event begins.

The mission of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is to enhance the artistic and cultural environment of Greater Lafayette through theatrical productions and educational opportunities.

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