Cleveland Play House presents its final virtual play for the 2020/21 theatrical season, BLACKADEMICS, a dark comedy written by Idris Goodwin! Directed by Ansley Valentine, BLACKADEMICS can be streamed virtually from May 22–26, 2021.
Kane Rep Produced Hammaad Chaudry's SECURITY, Starring Eric Roberts. Roberts, an Academy Award and multiple Golden Globe nominee, stars alongside Chicago actor Harsh J. Gagoomal.
BIG BREATH, A new play by Elizabeth Gjelten. Starring Tony Award nominee Elizabeth Stanley Directed by Ansley Valentine. Alleyway Theatre STREAMED NOV 7-22, 2020 as part of the 20/21 Season: November Digital Theatre Festival. http://www.alleyway.com.
Ansley Valentine is a professional director and actor for the theatre and musical theatre and an educator with experience teaching at the collegiate level and in both public and private performing arts high schools. Ansley is currently a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) and Actors Equity Association (AEA). His many awards include a 2014 Telly Award for his film Unchanging Principles, a Kennedy Center Gold Medallion for his efforts to promote college and university theatre across the country, as well as numerous Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Certificates of Merit for direction. Ansley holds an M.F.A. in Directing from Indiana University and a B.A. in Theatre from Wabash College. He is a co-founder and the producing artistic director of Ohio Youth Ensemble Stage, a professionally-managed summer youth theatre program that celebrates diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity for all students no matter their ability.
On this episode of Profiles, host Ashley Chilla asks me about my life and career, the current state of "Zoom" theatre productions, and the role of diversity in arts education. Ashley Chilla is the co-host of Journey Indiana on WTIU. Profiles is a weekly one-hour radio program produced by WFIU Public Radio featuring interviews with local and national figures affecting the Bloomington, IN community.
by Ansley Valentine
Directed by Jonathan Seinen
December 3, 4, 5, 2020
Buffalo State Theater Department