Outreach: Baby Wants Candy

Having lead workshops, intensives, and residency programs all over the world, including their work every year at the renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Baby Wants Candy brings their expertise to Indiana where they will work with local high school and IUP theater students on the art of improvisation. Community members and all IUP students are also invited to audit the classes on this art form during the Sunday evening workshop.

Sunday, November 17, 2013
5:00-10:00 p.m., Cogswell Hall, Room 126 (Music Theater), IUP Campus

  • Baby Wants Candy members James Rushin (musical director) and Erica Elam (Los Angeles cast member) will work with IUP theater students on the art of improvisation. IUP students and community members interested in the art form are welcome to audit this session. If you intend to audit, please RSVP Jeff Wacker at jwacker@iup.edu.

Monday, November 18, 2013
8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Indiana Area Senior High School

  • Baby Wants Candy members James Rushin and Erica Elam will work with Indiana High School students on the art of improvisation.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
12:00-1:00 p.m., Stapleton Library Commons, IUP Campus

  • The IUP community and greater Indiana community is invited to spend a fun-filled lunch hour as Baby Wants Candy members present a one-hour lecture/demonstration as the first of three Library Lively Arts noontime events for the 2013-2014 season. Presented through the partnership of the Lively Arts and IUP Libraries, and supported by the Mary Jane Schafer Memorial, cast members will talk about their work and take questions, as well as improv mini-skits on suggestions from the audience. Bring your lunch, questions, and ideas for an entertaining hour!

These outreach events, brought to you by the Lively Arts and ArtsPath, precede the 8:00 p.m. performance of the Baby Wants Candy full cast on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Indiana Area Senior High School. For information on the performance, contact the Lively Arts at (724) 357-2787. For information on the outreach events, or to RSVP that you wish to audit the Sunday evening workshop, contact Jeff Wacker at jwacker@iup.edu.

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