Title

Distracted

Date

5-29-2014 2:00 PM

End Time

29-5-2014 4:30 PM

Location

Rice Auditorium (RA)

Department

Theatre

Session Chair

Ted deChatelet

Session Title

Distracted

Presentation Type

Performance

Abstract

Lisa Loomer’s Distracted is the story of a boy with attention-deficit disorder and what it does to his family. It’s a satirical journey through multiple doctors and attempted treatments. But along the way it also makes the case that ADD is an apt metaphorical diagnosis for our times.

Student cast: Tia Laulusa, Emily Scott, Roshelle Peterson, Kolleen Chapa, Collette Kilbourn, Belladina Starr, Declan Hertal, & J.R. Jackson

Puppeteers: Amanda Norman & Ollie Burgh

Student design & technical staff: Kara Loree, Rebecca Bond, Matt Whitesell, Dani Potter, Chanelle Magee, Erin Freeman, Dylan Mata-Lovato, Kai Hennig, Heather Preusse, Jody Showman, & Stephen Nielsen

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May 29th, 2:00 PM May 29th, 4:30 PM

Distracted

Rice Auditorium (RA)

Lisa Loomer’s Distracted is the story of a boy with attention-deficit disorder and what it does to his family. It’s a satirical journey through multiple doctors and attempted treatments. But along the way it also makes the case that ADD is an apt metaphorical diagnosis for our times.

Student cast: Tia Laulusa, Emily Scott, Roshelle Peterson, Kolleen Chapa, Collette Kilbourn, Belladina Starr, Declan Hertal, & J.R. Jackson

Puppeteers: Amanda Norman & Ollie Burgh

Student design & technical staff: Kara Loree, Rebecca Bond, Matt Whitesell, Dani Potter, Chanelle Magee, Erin Freeman, Dylan Mata-Lovato, Kai Hennig, Heather Preusse, Jody Showman, & Stephen Nielsen