|Channeling Cleopatra as she mourns Antony's death|
|Hassan with Sharon and Renita|
|Clockwise from upper left: Melissa, Peter & Mary, Sam, Gary,|
Jeanette, and Gordon
And all the while it continued to be – fun! For myself who spends the better part of my days in solitary pursuits, working on my various projects, this interaction was very refreshing, an invigorating change of pace, as I'm sure it was for others. At the end there were fourteen of us in the class (but only thirteen for our grand acting debut, as the flu unfortunately had claimed one member). Was our performance a success? I can only relate that there was thunderous applause from the
There's one more class and even another performance at a large senior living complex here. And after that...well, some of us, including myself, are considering continuing this brave new endeavor in some fashion.
I should also mention that the class was offered by the Dallas Public Library in cooperation with the Dallas Theater Center, and funded by the MetLife Creative Aging Libraries Project. Thank you all.
|The Class and Cast|