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'The Nosemaker's Apprentice'

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Amphibian Stage Productions
David A. Miller, dir.; Kathleen Culebro, founding artistic dir.

Production Description

Casting "The Nosemaker's Apprentice." Synopsis: A father weaves a magical tale for his daughter to justify his unlicensed plastic surgery practice, tracing the origins of cosmetic surgery to craftsmen in medieval Europe. The hero of this tale is Gavin, a young orphan rescued from the Ivanhoe Workhouse for Criminally Impoverished Boys when he is apprenticed with the local Nosemaker. Gavin becomes one of the finest surgeons in Vienna, using innovative skin grafting techniques and cutting-edge alchemy, but when he is unable to help a powerful and mutilated knight recently returned from the crusades, he finds his feet over the fire… literally.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearsals begin June 17; runs July 10-Aug. 10 (Thu.-Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m.) in Fort Worth, TX .

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $291 min./wk. Equity SPT Contract, Tier 3.


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About the Director and Founding Artistic Director

David A. Miller (Director) is a NYC-based director, playwright and educator. His previous award-winning productions with Amphibian include Wittenberg, Gutenberg! The Musical! and Below the Belt. In New York he has worked with Prospect Theater Company, Strange Sun Theatre, Vital Theatre, and The Artful Conspirators (Artistic Director), among others. David teaches performance at Bloomsburg University. MFA, Rutgers University. Drama League Directing Fellow.

Kathleen Culebro is the Founding Artistic Director of Amphibian Stage Productions. Since 2000 she has produced over 50 plays in Fort Worth and New York--most world, US, or regional premieres. Under her direction Amphibian has grown to be a regional theatre whose reputation for excellence allows the company to draw from the finest talent in the United States and beyond. Kathleen considers herself primarily a playwright and is the author of La Llorona, which premiered off-Broadway at the Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row in a production by Stageplays Theatre Company in 2007. A Leopard Complains of Its Spots premiered at the Pantheon Theatre on 42nd Street in New York in 2001. Other work includes France From a Roman Hill, Just Because You’re Paranoid Doesn’t Mean They’re Not Out to Get You, and Vincent. Kathleen has taught Screenwriting at Texas Christian University and serves on the board of directors of many organizations in Fort Worth, including Trinity Shakespeare Festival, Fort Worth South, and Historic Fort Worth.