No Child…
No Child…

No Child…

Nilaja Sun

April 1-17, Main Stage

No Child…

Nilaja Sun

April 1-17, Main Stage

Kymbali Craig (Luke Cage, Law & Order: SVU, FBI: Most Wanted) plays 16 characters in this tour-de-force exploration of the New York City public school system. An insightful, hilarious and touching celebration of teachers and how they change lives.

 

Update! 4/6:

Thanks to our friends at Printed Threads we are launching a special campaign that puts teachers across Fort Worth front row for our newest production, No Child…This award winning, one-woman show centers around the passion and contributions of our beloved teachers. We are inviting YOU to join the campaign and show your gratitude with a simple, heartfelt purchase. Totes are $30, including shipping costs.

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Tickets & Dates

General Admission Thursday
$25
General Admission Friday-Sunday
$40
Showtimes

Thursday-Saturday: 8PM

Sunday: 2PM

Duration
90 Minutes

Cast & Creatives

Cast
Creative

Actor

Kymbali Craig

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Actor

Kymbali Craig

SAG-AFTRA Actress, Spokenword Artist, Director, Visual Artist, Educator and Author Kymbali Craig can be seen on networks such as NBC,CBS,HBO, Netflix, Showtime and others. She has shared the stage with Erykah Badu, Ben Harper and many more her track “The Last Days” is featured on the prolific spokenword album Easrgasms: Crucialpoetics Vol 1wirh artist such as Saul Williams, Jessica Care-Moore and many others. She has directed numerous theater productionsand music videos, her graphic arts film “Skin Deep Skin Tight” receive a roar of applause in the Oktober Film and Music Festival at the MIST Theater in Harlem USAand John Jay University’s Social Justice Arts Festival. Inspired by visual artist Basquiat her painting is one of the artworks featured in the album jacket of the infamous rapper Rakim’s album “The 18th Letter”, she also sold many pieces in the International Arts and Media Festival in France alongside artist like Danny Simmons, Lorenzo Pace and countless other visual artists from around the world. She has worked with young people for many years as a teaching artist, workshop facilitator and community organizer with many non profit organizations throughout the tri-state area. She was the co-founderand creative director from 2007-2013 for Brooklyn based non-profit Baileys Cafe.orgwhose mission is to bridge the gap between youth and elders thru theater, media arts, workshops and community events. It is her latest endeavor which she is most proud ofas author of teen fiction novel “Justice” with publisher Rosen Publishing which has sold out on Amazon. “Justice “the first book of a four part series,addresses the issue of misconceptions and stereotypes of youth of color it’s a great read for discussion andhas received great reviews from educators across the country. Google.com for more info on Kymbali Craig

Director

Craig Anthony Bannister

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Director

Craig Anthony Bannister

Originally from Harlem, NY, currently residesin Brooklyn. Has been working as an actor/director/producer across the tri-state area and beyond for over 3 decades. The sampling of the stages and places include:13th St. Repertory, Joyce Soho, LaMama, Castillo Theatre, Wild Project, The Metropolitan Playhouse and Amphibian Stage.Also works as a performer/activist, using theatre to bring diverse communities together,including seniors and teens and police officers and inner city youth. Also performs as Executive/Artistic Director, Spectrum Arts Productions, Inc., an arts service group. Next up, performing in the upcoming Phoenix Live Arts Festival this Fall in Nyack, NY. Thank you to Ellen also to Jay and Kathleen for this great opportunity. A special thank you to my partner of 25+ years, Bruce.

Scenic Designer

Yoon Bae

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Scenic Designer

Yoon Bae

Yoon Bae is an Asian, award-winning scenic and costume designer and academic, works internationally in Europe, Asia, and America. She is an active member of the Local USA 829 Diversity committee.

 

US highlights are Disconnect (San Jose Repertory Theatre, Winner of San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Award for Best Set Design), Oedipus El Rey (San Diego Rep, Nominee the Outstanding Dramatic Production The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle, Craig Noel Awards), and House Of Joy (San Diego Rep, CA), World Premiere The Messenger, Once, and Once On This Island (Pioneer Theatre Company, UT), The Wolves (Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY), The Great Gatsby, Paul Gordon’s musical Jane Austen’s Emma, The Sunshine Boys, and The Importance of Being Earnest (Arizona Theatre Company, Recipient of Best Set and Costume Awards, Arizona Republic), The Magic Flute, As You Like It, Evita, Anything Goes and Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Phoenix Theatre, nominated for Best Design, Arizona Republic)

 

On London West End, she worked extensively with John Napier. Productions included; world Premiere Gone with the Wind (Gillian Lynne Theatre, directed by Trevor Nunn), Equus (The Gielgud Theatre, featuring Daniel Radcliffe), World Premiere Birdsong (Harold Pinter Theatre), and Skellig (The Young Vic)

 

International highlights are Don Giovanni (Welsh National Opera), Bernstein’s Candide (Tokyo), both directed by John Caird, Three Thousand Troubled Threads (Edinburgh International Festival), Picasso’s Women (Ambassador Theatre Group), World Premiere Caridad Svich’s Archipelago, Running the Silk Road (the Barbican Theatre), Private Lives, The Full Monty, and Closer (Seoul Arts Center).

 

Yoon has taught at Central Saint Martins, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Rose Bruford in London, and Oklahoma City University and University of Arizona. She is currently Assistant Professor of Scenic Design at the University of Kentucky. She is a member of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829, Wingspace Theatrical Design, the Society of British Theatre Designers, and British Equity. www.yoonbae.com

Lighting Designer

Jason Monmaney

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Lighting Designer

Jason Monmaney

Jason is a traveling theatre artist who has had a passion for theatre and lighting for over thirteen years. Carrying a BFA in Lighting Design and Technologies from Stephen F. Austin State University, Jason has lived and worked in the DFW area as both a Lighting Designer and Master Electrician for nearly ten years. Presently residing in Upstate New York, Jason is honored to return and work with the remarkable team at Amphibian Stage once again for this powerful and culturally relevant production.

Sound Designer

David Lanza

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Sound Designer

David Lanza

David Lanza has been sound designing in DFW for some time now, is excited to still be sound designing, and looks forward to sound designing more in the future.  He also loves the Phibs always and forever.  Pro-tip: eat half of your cookie now, and save the other half for a late night snack after the show.  Follow David Lanza Audio on Facebook or go to www.DavidLanzaAudio.com to learn more.  Or look up my LiveJournal I had in high school. Love to Nikki, Maggie, Peter, and the Oxford comma

Stage Manager

Andrew Weimerskirch

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Stage Manager

Andrew Weimerskirch

Andrew (Weim….) is excited to be back with Amphibian agajn! He previously worked King Liz (PSM) The Bible (ASM) and Crossing the Line (SM Intern). He graduated from Syracuse University with his BFA in Stage Management before moving to NYC as a Production Management Intern at The Vineyard Theater, where he later worked as the Deck Carpenter on Dana H. and crewed Is This a Room.

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