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Shakespeare Unchained – Julia Siedlanowska

One of Classic Chic’s ensemble members, Julia Siedlanowska, and her directing partner Kara Nolte have created a wonderful new show premiering this weekend: The show is based on Shakespeare monologues. Each monologue, at 2-3 minutes, will be broken down into physical action calling on the performers’ voices and bodies. We will use techniques from contemporary, classical dance and physical theatre.…

A Sneak Peek…

Well, there are many of you who are very curious to see what Classic Chic is up to, how our progress is coming, so it’s time for a bit of a check in! It has been a busy week for all of us.  Our Production Manager Corina is in the process of securing all the elements that make a production…

Searching For a Few Good People!

Classic Chic Productions is looking for people to play a vital role in our production of “The Winter’s Tale” which will be performed July/August 2014.  The following positions are open: Set Designer Costume Designer Not only will you be able to work with an amazing group of women, you will have the opportunity to work with Lisa Wolpe, Artistic Director…

Casting Call – The Winter’s Tale – Summer 2014

Classic Chic Productions will be presenting “The Winter’s Tale” July-August 2014 directed by Lisa Wolpe of the Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company.  Venue and schedule will  be confirmed shortly. We are putting out a casting call for women to join the ensemble for this production, please see the attached document. Casting Notice – The Winter’s Tale Lisa Wolpe Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare…

Where it all began

Where did Classic Chic begin? This turned out be a more convoluted answer than it happened one night when Joanna, Michelle and I were standing on a street corner about to part ways after seeing Liz in The Blue Room at the Havana. I think it actually began about a hundred years or so ago (I might be mis-remembering) when…

How I got involved – Joanna

It all started on a street corner… If you read the previous post by Christina (and you should!), she brought it up to Michelle and I on Commercial Drive one January evening. I had known both ladies from the Actor’s Intensive and was honestly flabbergasted that I was being asked to not only be apart of the company, but to…