Browsing Archive: February, 2011

Emily Dickinson in "The Belle Of Amherst"

Posted by Pamela D. Chabora on Sunday, February 27, 2011,
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Rhapsody Cabaret Trio-three part a cappella singing

Posted by Pamela D. Chabora on Sunday, February 27, 2011,
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Dr. Pamela D. Chabora currently serves as a performer and master teacher with a focus in performance training at Theatre West Virginia and Mountain State University, teaching acting, voice, movement, musical theatre, stage combat and the business of acting. She also serves as coordinator for the Professional Training Program for Interns at Theatre West Virginia. In her twenty–eight years as a specialist in actor training, she has worked at the University of New Hampshire, Susquehanna University, University of Toledo, University of Maine at Fort Kent, and North Dakota State University. In 2004, Chabora was selected as NDSTA’s North Dakota Creative Artist of the Year. She has received eight separate ACTF Meritorious awards from the American College Theatre Festival for Directorial Concept and Ensemble work and was nominated for the Moss Hart award for Children’s Theatre. In addition, Chabora has maintained a parallel career in professional theatre as an actress, singer, and director and choreographer. Her theatrical credits range from Juliet in Star-Crossed Lovers in NYC to Miss Julie from Strindberg’s Miss Julie. In recent years, she portrayed Amanda in The Glass Menagerie at the Tin Roof Theatre, in N.D. and she has served as a company member at Stephen Foster, the musical in KY, portraying Eulalie Shinn in The Music Man, Miss Lynch in Grease, Mrs. Mattie McDowell and Eliza Foster in The Stephen Foster Story. Chabora is currently in her third season with Theatre West Virginia, playing the roles of Sarah McCoy in Hatfields and McCoys, Delia Morgan in Honey On The Rock, Mrs. Mayor in Seussical, and the Evil Stepmother in Cinderella. Chabora also recently worked and trained with Cirque Du Soleil as a Human Personage (Cirque Clown) in Las Vegas. Chabora maintains a high profile in national and international theatre organizations. In addition to serving as chief officer for the Acting Program of the Association of Theatre in Higher Education and Mid-west Representative for the Association of Theatre Movement Educators, Chabora has served for five years as editor for THE BEAT, a publication of the Acting Program addressing cutting edge training techniques for actors. As a certified trainer and practitioner of both the Lessac Voice/Movement System and of the Alba Emoting technique, Chabora continues to research the application of neuropsychology to self–use training for actors. Her article “Emotion Training and the Mind/body Connection: Alba Emoting and the Method” can be found in The Method Reconsidered. Chabora was invited to New York to study as a Master Teacher of Acting at the Actor’s Center with Olympia Dukakis, Slava Doglachev from the Moscow Art Theatre, and Rob Clare from the Royal Shakespeare Company. Chabora’s most recent performance venture has been her portrayal of Emily Dickinson in the one woman show, The Belle Of Amherst which has toured nationally for the past six Years, and will now tour with Theatre West Virginia. See http//:emilydickinson.us for more info.

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