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Announcing SLAC's First-Ever (Virtual) NPSS Festival

SALT LAKE ACTING COMPANY ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER NEW PLAY SOUNDING SERIES FESTIVAL, HIGHLIGHTING BIPOC ARTISTS Three-play festival begins January 25 with Kimi Handa Brown’s DADDY ISSUES [SALT LAKE CITY, UT, JANUARY 18, 2021] - Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC), Utah’s leading destination for brave, contemporary theatre, proudly announces its first-ever New Play Sounding Series Festival. The…

Introducing SLAC DIGITAL: A New Way to Enjoy SLAC at Home

SALT LAKE ACTING COMPANY UNVEILS NEW STREAMING PLATFORM IN COLLABORATION WITH SALT LAKE FILM SOCIETY SLAC DIGITAL will bring streaming SLAC experience directly to audience at home [SALT LAKE CITY, UT, DECEMBER 04, 2020] - Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC), Utah’s leading destination for brave, contemporary theatre, announces the launch…

SLAC DIGITAL SHORTS: "*BLEEP*"

"*BLEEP*" Written by Ava Kostia Directed by Cassie Stokes-Wylie We hope that our SLAC Digital Shorts are bringing you some much-needed laughter! If so, please consider making a donation to help SLAC continue to entertain Utah audiences. CREDITS *BLEEP* Written by Ava Kostia Directed by Cassie Stokes-Wylie Joan: Kimi Brown…

SLAC Digital Shorts: "Editing 2020"

"Editing 2020" Written by Nicholas Dunn Directed by William Richardson   We hope that our SLAC Digital Shorts are bringing you some much-needed laughter! If so, please consider making a donation to help SLAC continue to entertain Utah audiences.   CREDITS Editing 2020 Written by Nicholas Dunn Directed by William…

SLAC Digital Shorts: "Brown Bananas"

"Brown Bananas" Written by Troy Deutsch Directed by William Richardson   We hope that our SLAC Digital Shorts are bringing you some much-needed laughter! If so, please consider making a donation to help SLAC continue to entertain Utah audiences.   CREDITS "Brown Bananas" Written by Troy Deutsch Directed by William…

SLAC Digital Shorts: "Somebody Died, Beverly"

"Somebody Died, Beverly" Written & Directed by Tito Livas     We all know a Beverly. Enjoy our 5th digital short, starring Annette Wright, a gaggle of other SLAC favorites, and even featuring a few cameos from SLAC staff!   We hope that our SLAC Digital Shorts are bringing you some…

SLAC Digital Shorts: "These Latter-er Latter Days"

"These Latter-er Latter Days" Written by Heather Nowlin Directed by Topher Rasmussen     We hope that our SLAC Digital Shorts are bringing you some much-needed laughter! If so, please consider making a donation to help SLAC continue to entertain Utah audiences.   CREDITS These Latter-er Latter Days Written by…

SLAC Digital Shorts: "Dial-A-Laugh"

"Dial-A-Laugh" Written by Jerry Straley Directed by Cassie Stokes-Wylie       When you think of the 1990s, what comes to mind? Nirvana? "Talk to the hand"? Frosted tips? For us...it's INFOMERCIALS. Enjoy this week's SLAC Digital Short: an homage to one of the 1990s most popular television tropes. Special…

AMERICAN DREAMS 101: Everything You Need to Know About Experiencing SLAC'S Trailblazing Co-Production

What is American Dreams about? Imagine a world where the only way to gain U.S. citizenship is by competing in a live online game show. Welcome to AMERICAN DREAMS, where each night you, the audience, gets to choose who will become your new neighbor. This playful participatory performance takes a…

SLAC Digital Shorts: "If It's Good Enough for Costco"

"If It's Good Enough for Costco" Written by Olivia Custodio Directed by Topher Rasmussen   The response for our first digital short, "Online" was overwhelmingly positive! Here is what some of you incredible SLAC supporters had to say: "YES! I needed this." - Jean Irwin "You kids are needed more…

SLAC Digital Shorts: "Online"

"Online" Lyrics by Justin Ivie Directed by Cynthia Fleming & Adriana Lemke Musical Direction by Michael Leavitt     Today, we're thrilled to officially kick off our autumn full of complimentary entertainment, as a "thank you" to the community who has so generously supported us! Keep an eye on your…