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SPIRIT SEEKERS

Spirit Seekers by Amy Dellagiarino

(this play was written specifically for virtual performance)

Performance: July 25th 8pm Streaming Live on Facebook and Zoom

Synopsis: An amateur group of ghost hunters camps out in the haunted and infamous Hunterville House only to end up encountering more then they bargained for. A fast-paced comedy for online theatre filled with laughs, ghosts, and face paint.

Cast: Arianne' Warner, Ken Giflillan, Arden DiManno, Audra Jacobs

DirectorNatasha Parnian-Farms

Notes: Debut play of the Dark Horse Rogue Runner Series.

Press:

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ROGUE RUNNER SERIES

Virtual entertainment offered during pandemic shutdown.

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Plays: Spirit Seekers by Amy Dellagiarino

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Videos: Potty Mom

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CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION

Performances: (Delayed: New dates TBA) April 17th-May 15th 2020 at Grace in The Plains and ArtsHerndon.

Cast: Carole Preston, Randall Kish, Wendy Renee Cade, Ken Gilfillan, Arden DiManno

Crew: Natasha Parnian-Farms, Peyton Johnston

Notes: Delayed due to pandemic

Press:

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2020 CALAMITY IMPROV

Performances: Monthly and bi-monthly performances in Herndon, The Plains, Delaplane, and Warrenton.

Cast: Sarah Akers, Star Bobatoon, Sarah Cotrill, Ken Gilfillan, Brittani Hall, Tim King, Joe Mayes, Samantha Mitchell, Scott D. Pafumi, Natasha Parnian-Farms, Justin Sumblin

Crew: Brittani Hall, Natasha Parnian-Farms

Notes: Began including long form, The Calamity Band, sketch, and theatrical variety in performances.

Press: Patch Article

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THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER

Performances: January 3rd-25th 2020 at Grace in The Plains.

Cast: Star Bobatoon, Matthew Butcher, Celia Cooley, Ken Gilfillan, Nailah Hunter, Cheryl Lane, Kimberly Kemp, Marcia Markey, Angie Mirae, Samantha Mitchell, Ricardo Padilla, Cary Reese, Brandy Smith, Matt Thomas, Allison Turkel

Crew: Natasha Parnian-Farms, Sarah Akers, Audra Jacobs, Peyton Johnston

Notes: DC Area Premiere

Press: DC Metro Theater Arts Preview, DC Metro Theater Arts Review, DC Theatre Scene Reviewélan Magazine feature

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NO EXIT

Performances: August 16th-September 14th 2019 at Artspace Herndon and Grace in The Plains.

Cast: Scott D. Pafumi, Jane Steffen, Arianne' Warner, Skye Lindberg (Herndon), Natasha Parnian (The Plains)

Crew: Natasha Parnian-Farms, Peyton Johnston, Matt Thomas

Notes: Performed in the round, featured Valet secret handshake

Press: DC Metro Theater Arts Preview, Connection Newspapers Preview, Middleburg Mystique PreviewDC Metro Theater Arts Review, DC Theatre Scene Review

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2019 IMPROVICON OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA

Round 1 (Trophy Round): June 29th 2019 at the Theatre on the Green at Vint Hill in Warrenton, VA.

Featuring: Jack Reda (host and judge), Calamity Improv, FOOLS! Improv Comedy, Home Improv Mints, Stagecoach Bandits, Unscripted DC

Notes: Calamity Improv won the trophy

Round 2 (Showcase Round): November 15th 2019 at 1st Stage Tysons in Tysons, VA.

Featuring: Jack Reda (host), Calamity Improv, FOOLS! Improv Comedy, Home Improv Mints, Last Ham Standing, Unruly Theatre Project, Unscripted DC

Notes: Event sold out before day of sales began.

Press: élan Magazine feature

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THE VALUE OF MOSCOW

Performances: April 12th-May 11th 2019 at Artspace Herndon and Grace in The Plains.

Cast: Sarah Akers, Jessie Burns, Catherine Gilbert, Andrew Farms, Ricardo Padilla

Crew: Natasha Parnian-Farms, Peyton Johnston, Matt Thomas

Notes: East Coast Premiere. Playwright Amy Dellagiarino attended closing night in Herndon and participated in post-show Q&A with cast, crew, and audience. Became published shortly after this production. Our production included in published edition of play.

Press: Piedmont Lifestyle Magazine Feature, Connection Newspapers PreviewDC Metro Theater Arts Review, DC Theatre Scene Review, Onstage Blog Review

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CRAVING FOR TRAVEL

Performances: January 4th-26th 2019 (held over for 1 weekend) at Grace in The Plains.

Cast: Arianne' Warner and Jay Tilley

Crew: Natasha Parnian-Farms, Peyton Johnston, Matt Thomas, Janalee Coxwell

Notes: Regional Premiere. Playwrights Greg Edwards and Andy Sandberg (Tony Award Winner) attended closing night and participated in post-show Q&A with cast, crew, and audience.

Press: Fauquier Times Feature, DC Metro Theater Arts Review, Onstage Blog Review, Company Short Promo Video

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2018-2019 CALAMITY IMPROV

Performances: Monthly and bi-monthly performances in Herndon, The Plains, Delaplane, and Warrenton.

Cast: Sarah Akers, Star Bobatoon, Jessie Burns, Sarah Cotrill, Brittani Hall, Judi Laganga, Tim King, Joe Mayes, Samantha Mitchell, Scott D. Pafumi, Natasha Parnian-Farms, David Sturdevant, Justin Sumblin

Crew: Brittani Hall, Natasha Parnian-Farms

Notes: Group debuted in December of 2018. Shows consisted of strictly short form improv games.

Press: Fauquier Times EditorialMiddleburg Life Feature

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SUNDAY'S CHILD

Performances: Show was canceled the week prior to opening due to cast emergency

Cast: Anne Kight-Lloyd, Ivan Zizek, Arianne' Warner, Cameron Clarke

Crew: Natasha Parnian-Farms, Tiara Hairston, Aerika Sax

Notes: Company had just relocated to Fauquier from DC

Press: Piedmont Lifestyle Magazine Editorial, Bristow Beat Feature, Fauquier Times Preview, YouTube Teaser Video

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MR. MARMALADE

Performances: October 15th-30th 2010 at the DC Arts Center

Cast: Rebecca Vail, Derek Yale, J. W. Crump, Rachel Gray, Amanda Spellman, Timothy R. King, Dannielle Hutchinson, Brian J. Hoyle

Crew: Natasha Parnian, Katie Chernowetz, Aerika Sax

Notes: Company's final production in Adams Morgan.

Press: DC Theatre Scene Review

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OLEANNA

Performances: June 4th-19th 2010 at the DC Arts Center

Cast: Arianne' Warner and Doug Mattingly

Crew: Natasha Parnian, Sarah Kamins, Eric Wells

Notes: Company's debut production

Press: Connection Newspaper FeatureDC Theatre Scene Review, ShowBizRadio DC Review

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and

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