Chesapeake Arts Center Announces New Partnership With Winters Lane Productions Theatre Company

| March 22, 2013
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Chesapeake Arts Center logoThe Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to present the new artistic residence partnership with Winters Lane Productions. Winters Lane Productions will be offering workshops for children, teens and adults in various disciplines in theatre. The first class starts, June 24, 2013 at the Chesapeake Arts Center. The following Winters Lane Productions class schedule is available by visiting, www.Chesapeakearts.org.

Winters Lane Productions and the Chesapeake Arts Center are both very excited about this new partnership. Winters Lane Productions has brought a lot of numerous shows to the Metropolitan Area: Dreamgirls, Disney’s High School Musical, Smokey Joe’s Café and The Life. Starting on June 24, 2013 the Winters Lane Productions will be teaching theatre classes at the Chesapeake Arts Center and starting in the fall 2013 will be putting on a full production musical theatre in the Hammonds Lane Theatre.

During the class, Academy of Winters Lane will educate the students as they start their careers in the performing arts. The Winters Lane instructors will teach the students the importance of Scene Study, Improvisation, Creating a Character, Storytelling & Imagination and much more.

winters lane logoAnya Randall Nebel is the Founder of Winters Lane Productions. Anya has been performing/producing shows locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally for the past thirty years. In 2004, Anya named the company after the street where her grandmother’s house stood. Anya wanted to bring a company to the Metropolitan Area and share with the next generation of actors the art of business, discipline and training.

When not onstage, Anya has directed several theatre productions: A Chorus Line, Evita, (Winner of 2010 Watch Award for Best Cameo in a Musical), Rent (Winner of the 2009 First Runner Up Ruby Griffith Award). In 2004, Anya had her first televised speaking role as Carol Ann in HBO’s The Wire. She has been featured in national tours of Ain’t Misbehavin’, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Little Shop of Horrors, Buddy in Reno, NV and in the Russian and Japanese tours of Godspell.

In 2011 Anya was nominated for Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Velma Kelly in Chicago. She is also the winner of the Washington WATCH award as best actresses in a musical for her work as the Leading Player in Pippin. Locally she has been featured as Queen in The Life, Aida in Aida, Narrator in Joseph, and Dolly Levi in Hello Dolly. She has studied theatre at Otterbein College, in Westerville, Ohio and studied with the late legendary Ossie Davis.

Anya Randell Nebel Owner of Winters Lane Productions says, “Winters Lane is so pleased to be at Chesapeake Arts Center. This partnership is one of unity and respect. We both have the same visions for the future, and the vision of Chesapeake Arts Center. We want this to be a full working arts facility in Northern AAC. We plan to bring all of this and more to the community. This partnership also launches, The Academy at Winters Lane which provides education of the theatre arts to the community.”

Please visit the Winters Lane Productions website at www.winterslaneproductions.orgfor more information, past performances and cast members.

Winters Lane Productions Classes Available as of June 24, 2013:

Improvisation

Ages 8-11

5 Sessions 6/24-6/28

M-F 9:00am-12:00pm

CAC MEMBERS: $150.00

NON MEMBERS: $175.00

Scene Study

Ages 12-15

5 Sessions 6/24-6/28

M-F 1:00pm-4:00pm

CAC Members $150.00

Non Members: $175.00

Storytelling & Imagination

Ages 5-7

4 Sessions 7/1-7/3, 7/5

M-W, F 9:00am-12:00pm

CAC Members: $120.00

Non Members: $120.00

Create a Character

Ages 5-7

4 Sessions 7/1-7/3, 7/5

M-W, F 1:00pm-4:00pm

CAC Members: $120.00

Non Members: $145.00

Musical Theatre, Dance “High School Musical”

Ages 12-15

4 Sessions 7/1-7/3, 7/5

M-W, F 1:00pm-4:00pm

CAC Members: $120.00

Non Members: $145.00

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