Ker Wells – Living Tall
January 17 & 18, 2008 at 8pm
Meet the artist – a reception will follow the Thursday evening performance
Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough
Adults: $14 single, $11 package
Students, seniors, underemployed: $10
Advance tickets available through the Showplace Performance Centre Box Office. Call 705 742-7469 or go on line to showplace.org Ticket discounts for purchasing a package of multiple shows. Get $3 off the adult price for buying tickets to 2 or more shows sold through the Showplace Box Office.
Presented by Public Energy
Performed by Ker Wells
Written by Mike Geither
Directed by Karin Randoja
Salesman Jeffrey Weaver shares his secrets on how to increase sales and earn respect in the business community, then lets slip some of his more personal secrets as his well-planned motivational seminar careens off the rails. A touching, hilarious and often bizarre monologue written by Mike Geither and performed with energy and intensity by Wells, one of Canada’s most accomplished proponents of physical theatre.
Directed by Karin Randoja, with lighting design by Flavia Hevia.
Master Class with Ker Wells
Actor and Action
January 19, 11am – 4pm
Sadleir House, 751 George St. N.
Fee – $25
An introduction to techniques used in physical theatre training and in the creation of original performance material. Of interest to actors, dancers, and anyone working in theatre and physical performance. Reservation required. Please call 745-1788
“Mike Geither’s killer-funny fake motivational sales monologue, with a mindblowing performance by the amazing Ker Wells”
Living Tall was seen at the 2007 Summerworks Festival in Toronto where it garnered the following reactions:
“Karin Randoja stages the piece with amazing physicality and Wells is simply electric”
~ NOW Magazine
“Living Tall is full of great surprises if you like your humour slantwise and strange. Ker Wells’ energy and sense of timing is unflagging”
~ Eye Weekly
NOW also listed Wells on its ‘best of the fest’ list for Outstanding Performance at Summerworks in 2007.