High Noon: Shootout with Neal Cobb is a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things Nevada. Join Neal Cobb and our monthly speaker as we explore interesting topics and join in the audience conversations.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Speaker, Frank Mullen, Historian, Writer and Chautauquan
Lecture Title: My Lives As A Chautauqua Performer
Chautauqua is a living history presentation in which a scholar adopts the persona of a historical figure. The performer delivers a monologue as the person from the past, answers audience questions in character and then does a short Q&A session out of character.
The program will cover: the research process for characters; writing monologues; assembling period costumes; rehearsal techniques; and preparing for the Q&As, various costumes, research materials and short videos of performances will be shown. Stories will be told.
Here is the link to the Washoe County Library Virtual Calendar Lecture – make sure to register! https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/7132257
Details11/19/2020 12:00:0011/19/2020 13:00:00America/Los_AngelesHigh Noon – Nov
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