WE NEED NEW ROSES...
A tale for our time. A journey of the human soul, to melt the ice threatening to hold it fast.
A new dramatic piece created by Laurie Portocarrero and Franz Eilers, based on The Snow Queen; a fairy tale rendered for grown-ups.
Sponsored by The Anthroposophical Society in NH and Plowshare Farm
Suggested Donation $10 | Appropriate for youth ages 10+ (accompanied by an adult) | For more information, please call 547-2547
About Laurie Portocarrero
Laurie Portocarrero is an actor/storyteller, director, and drama teacher living in Upstate New York. She trained in Spacial Dynamics, the Chekhov method of acting, and Speech Formation. In connection with The Actors’ Ensemble and Walking the dog Theater, Laurie has performed in the U.S. and abroad since 1999. With the Threefold Mystery Drama Group, she played Maria in Rudolf Steiner’s four mystery dramas, and directed the 2016 debut reading of Glen Williamson’s new mystery drama Future Dawning. With Glen Laurie tours the U.S., Canada and Europe with their two-person pieces Refugees Tale (based on Goethe’s fairy tale), Aeschylus Unbound, and the Mystery Journey of Johannes and Maria. She directs an annual summer children’s program, Shakespeare on the Green, and teaches drama and storytelling to adults, young people and children in the U.S. and throughout China.
About Franz Eilers
Hailing from California (where he grew up on the family walnut farm), Franz Eilers began studying Eurythmy at the American Eurythmy School in Mt. Shasta, CA and completed his Eurythmy training at Eurythmy Spring Valley in Spring Valley, NY in 2012. He now lives in Upstate New York. Franz played the role of Felix Balde in Spring Valley’s 2014 Mystery Drama Conference and read the part of Troy in Glen Williamson’s new mystery drama, Future Dawning, in Kimberton, PA in 2017.