Live Webcast Every Friday at 4pm
AURORA CONNECTS is our new weekly live broadcast, an online salon and virtual happy hour. We'll stream AURORA CONNECTS live on our YouTube channel, allowing you to react, comment, ask questions, and engage in real time.
We'll share updates about Aurora's upcoming shows and season, interviews and Q&As with actors and designers, roundtable discussions with directors, and more. Our first episode, this Friday at 4 p.m., features actors Danny Scheie, Susan Lynskey, and Dean Linnard from our canceled production of Joe Orton's LOOT talking with Aurora Artistic Director Josh Costello and Associate Artistic Director Dawn Monique Williams. Have suggestions for AURORA CONNECTS? Let us know what you want to see.
Friday, March 27th:
MEET OUR HOSTS
Josh Costello, Artistic Director
Dawn Monique Williams, Associate Artistic Director
MEET OUR GUESTS
Actor and director Danny Scheie was last seen at Aurora in 2015's The Monster-Builder. Stage credits include A.C.T., Cal Shakes, Berkeley Rep, South Coast Rep, Arena Stage, Old Globe, Actors Theater of Louisville, Z Space, Magic Theatre, and Yale Rep. He recently played Nurse Bruce in this season's Almost Family on Fox. Scheie holds a professorship of Theater Arts at UC Santa Cruz and a PhD in Dramatic Art from UC Berkeley.
Dean Linnard is an actor and teaching artist in the Bay Area. Recent credits include SF Playhouse, Cal Shakes, Marin Shakespeare Company, Left Edge Theatre, Vermont Shakespeare
Festival, Luna Stage, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, and the national tour of The Lightning Thief. He holds a BFA from New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
Susan Lynskey was seen most recently off-Broadway in The Jewish Wife at New Light Theater Project and as young Margaret Thatcher in 59E59 Theaters' Handbagged. Bay Area credits include Berkeley Rep and A.C.T. Other credits include Arena Stage, Kansas City Rep, Round House, Metro Stage, Olney Theatre Center, The Kennedy Center, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Lynskey has been recognized with Helen Hayes nominations for Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actress and the DC Audience Choice Award. She is an OSF Acting Company member and is currently filming Thespian for Amazon. Lynskey fosters new plays with leading incubators including The Kennedy Center, Magic Theatre, Berkeley Rep's Ground Floor, and National New Play Network.
Join us this and every Friday at 4 p.m. for #AURORACONNECTS.