Dream Up Festival 2013

Danse Macabre title
danse macabre subtitle

(Five Plays and a Dance)

– World Premiere


Playwrights: Dave deChristopher, Jack Feldstein, Dylan Guy, Pamela Scott, Joel Trinidad.

Composer:Camille Saint-Saens.

Costume Designer: Raiza Pena.

Director & Choreographer:Shela Xoregos

Sound: Ron London
Sets: Lisa Barnstone
Lighting: Don Cate

Psychological terror plays and a humorous play. Dance: spoof of Victoriana-as a contemporary tribute to Grand Guignol, it follows its programming: horror plays, humorous plays or skits and musical vaudevilles.


Community Theater


Sunday - August 18 - 8pm
Wednesday - August 21 - 9pm
Thursday - August 22 - 9pm
Sunday - August 25 - 2pm
Tuesday - August 27 - 6:30pm
Friday - August 30 - 9pm

Running time: Danse Macabre is 60-65 Minutes $18.

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SHELA XOREGOS (Director & Choreographer) has directed for many NYC and regional companies. Productions include: Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing,Antigone, Romance, Romance, The Importance of Being Earnest, Medea and many originals. Choreographed for: Oakland Ballet, Seattle Chamber Dance, Pacific Ballet at Hollywood Bowl, others. In April/May 2013: The Earth and Me for Shadow Box Theater, NYC tour.  She is the Artistic Director of Xoregos Performing Company and as such, has commissioned many new works of theater, dance and music. The new opera Circle of Haunts which she directed and choreographed premiered in NYC February 2013 with an original book and lyrics by Dave DeChristopher and music score by Andrew Selle, both commissioned by X.P.Co.
             Director and Choreographer: Danse Macabre: CamilleSaint-Saëns

DAVE DECHRISTOPHER (Playwright) is delighted to be collaborating with Xoregos Performing Company again. He is a published playwright and novelist.  His full-length plays include The Jack Report, Whirled Away, Dinner At Vic’s and the upcoming Misfit, which premieres in the fall. He’s a member of AEA and the Dramatists Guild.  He conducts writing seminars for high schools and appeared as an actor with the Toledo Symphony at Carnegie Hall in 2012 in a music theater piece.   Among My Souvenirs

JACK FELDSTEIN (playwright) is from Sydney, Australia, now living in New York. He is an award-winning playwright, scriptwriter and filmmaker. In particular, he is the pioneer of the neon animation films. But you can discover much, more about him here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Feldstein     The Bender

DYLAN GUY is a playwright, acting teacher, an AEA actor and painter. Her plays have been produced at LaMama, Village Gate and regionally. She taught acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She lives in NYC.                                                                            Out of Bounds

PAMELA SCOTT (playwright) is an AEA actor and has taught acting at Terry Schreiber and other studios.  She has written many plays and is the Producing Artistic Director for Aching Dogs Theater.  Daddy's Boy

JOEL TRINIDAD (playwright), a prominent actor/writer/director from the Philippines, (or, as he calls it, Off-Off-Off-Off-Off-Broadway), has just completed his first novel, Budapest Blues. His short plays Crush Hour and Witchslap have recently been produced in NYC, where he spends several months of every year.                      Zandar the Magnificent


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