Event Title

Performance of 'THE NEED TO KNOW.'

Presenter

April Fitzsimmons

Event Type

Event

Location

St. Roberts Auditorium

Start Date

27-10-2010 1:35 PM

End Date

27-10-2010 3:00 PM

Description

"The Need to Know" is a coming-of-age story, written and performed by Air Force veteran, April Fitzsimmons. Over the course of the play Fitzsimmons takes us on a journey from military intelligence analyst to anti-war activist.

Introduction by Professor Judith Royer, Department of Theater

April Fitzsimmons is a writer/actor and an MFA Grad student at Antioch University. She enlisted in the Air Force at 17. She was an Intelligence Analyst during the Cold War and started working behind the scenes in film after she was honorably discharged. She is the author of Breaking & Entering: How to Land your First Job in Film Production. She has written and directed several short films and has appeared in commercials. She wrote The Need to Know after 9/11 and has been performing it for 8 years. She is a company member of the Actors' Gang and is currently performing in their newest play: Break the Whip, written and directed by Tim Robbins, through November 2010. She teaches creative writing and improv to veterans at the VA and to homeless women veterans.

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Oct 27th, 1:35 PM Oct 27th, 3:00 PM

Performance of 'THE NEED TO KNOW.'

St. Roberts Auditorium

"The Need to Know" is a coming-of-age story, written and performed by Air Force veteran, April Fitzsimmons. Over the course of the play Fitzsimmons takes us on a journey from military intelligence analyst to anti-war activist.

Introduction by Professor Judith Royer, Department of Theater

April Fitzsimmons is a writer/actor and an MFA Grad student at Antioch University. She enlisted in the Air Force at 17. She was an Intelligence Analyst during the Cold War and started working behind the scenes in film after she was honorably discharged. She is the author of Breaking & Entering: How to Land your First Job in Film Production. She has written and directed several short films and has appeared in commercials. She wrote The Need to Know after 9/11 and has been performing it for 8 years. She is a company member of the Actors' Gang and is currently performing in their newest play: Break the Whip, written and directed by Tim Robbins, through November 2010. She teaches creative writing and improv to veterans at the VA and to homeless women veterans.