Luke Bonczyk ACF Abstract FY11
"Irene Ryan Nomination for Playing Jerry in Edward Albee's 'The Zoo Story' "
Conference Name: Kennedy Center-American College Theatre Festival
Started in 1969 by Roger L. Stevens, the Kennedy Center's founding
chairman, the Kennedy Center American College Theater (KCACTF) is a national
theater program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities
nationwide which has served as a catalyst in improving the quality of
college theater in the United States. The KCACTF has grown into a network of
more than 600 academic institutions throughout the country, where theater
departments and student artists showcase their work and receive outside
assessment by KCACTF respondents.
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I was nominated to take place in the above Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship
Auditions that are held through the Kennedy Center/ American College Theater
Festival. My portrayal of Jerry from Edward Albee’s one act play “The Zoo
Story” was recognized and let to my nomination by an approved ACTF judge. I
will be taking Lauren Branstetter with me as a partner to help me perform
two, two person scenes. I will be presenting a part from Brian Gear’s one
act play “A Pretty Row of Pretty Ribbons” as well as one scene of Alan
Ayckbourn’s play Bedroom Farce with Lauren. Additionally I will perform a
monologue from Terrence McNally’s one act “Prelude and Liebestod”.
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