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Signing Hedda Gabler: ASL Interpreters Tackle Ibsen’s Dark Drama

By Auslan Stage Left in26.09.2015 in Articles

This article was originally published by Leslie Friday on Boston University Today.   Theatrical American Sign Language interpreters must be perceptive, flexible, and—quite possibly—have a touch of multiple personality disorder.   Emily Hayes and Drew Pidkameny, for example, ASL interpreters for a performance of the College…

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Behind the Scenes: The Cast of ‘Sophisticated Lady’

By Auslan Stage Left in13.09.2015 in Interviews

Mama Alto, Ilana Charnelle and Satta portray three legendary songstresses of the past; Billie Holiday, Judy Garland and Ella Fitzgerald; in the upcoming show, ‘Sophisticated Lady: A Nightcap with Billie, Judy and Ella’.   Before their Auslan interpreted performance at Hares and Hyenas, they spoke with Auslan Stage…

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Behind the Scenes: Stephanie Dimitriou and ‘TESS’

By Ilana Gelbart in08.09.2015 in Interviews

Ilana from Auslan Stage Left spoke with co-creator, co-director and dramaturg Stephanie Dimitriou about her upcoming Melbourne Fringe Festival show, TESS. Alongside collaborator Leticia Brennan-Steers, Dimitriou and team have created a performance event, based on Thomas Hardy’s ‘Tess of the d’Urbervilles’, about the systematic destruction…

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Behind the Scenes: Jayde Kirchert and ‘Nude’

By Ilana Gelbart in21.08.2015 in Interviews

Ilana from Auslan Stage Left spoke with director and writer Jayde Kitchert about her new show ‘Nude: Beneath the Beauty Spot’.  Nude is a one-woman show that puts a new spin on the stories and songs of the greatest sex star that ever lived: Marilyn…

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