News

27 May, 2020

Artist at Home: Melisa Pereyra

Artist at Home: Melisa Pereyra
Core Company Actor Melisa Pereyra shares her favorite comfort food with us in this new video, with a cameo appearance by her roommate. Watch the video here.
12 May, 2020

Shop Talk: APT Costume Shop Staff Builds Respirators for UW Health

As we mentioned a few weeks ago, APT's Costume Director Scott Rött and his staff have been sewing masks in the costume shop for folks in need. That service has expanded, and now they're creating hoods and masks for respirators for UW Health to keep essential workers safe. Scott will tell you more about it in this new Q&A.
6 May, 2020

Shop Talk: Fox Lake

Shop Talk: Fox Lake
APT Education Director/Core Company Actor David Daniel has been working with inmates at the Fox Lake Men’s Prison for the last few years. His workshops include a combination of classroom-type exercises, plays and poetry readings.Many of the inmates are poets themselves, and are eager to share their art with David and the group.  APT recently received a letter from Reverend Jerry Hancock, Director of The Prison Ministry Project, thanking APT for its work with the prisoners, and for the APT costume shop's donation of materials to help keep inmates and prison workers safe during the pandemic.
28 April, 2020

Shop Talk: Wig & Makeup Director Becky Scott

Wig & Makeup Director Becky Scott took some time to chat with APT about her work, her interests and her newest co-worker, Penelope (you can see more of Penelope in the video, below). 
16 April, 2020

Shop Talk: Costume Director Scott Rött

Shop Talk: Costume Director Scott Rött
In this week's Shop Talk, Costume Director Scott Rött tells us about his job, and how he's contributing while remaining Safer at Home.
8 April, 2020

APTly Played: Scavenger Hunt

APTly Played: Scavenger Hunt
If you're one of those folks that gets sentimental about your APT ephemera, today is your lucky day. 
7 April, 2020

Shop Talk: A Welcome To-Do list

Shop Talk: A Welcome To-Do list
For APT's technical staff, the show goes on behind the scenes. Assistant Technical Director Doug Dion shared what they're working on in the scene shop while social distancing.
5 April, 2020

Parent, performer - it's a tricky dual role

Parent, performer - it's a tricky dual role
APT Actor Tracy Michelle Arnold, along with other actors around the country, discuss how they're on balancing family and art while remaining at home.
2 April, 2020

A PSA from APT

A PSA from APT
A video by Melisa Pereyra & Marcus Truschinski.
25 March, 2020

APT Diversions with Brenda

APT Diversions with Brenda
APT Artistic Director with a little update on how we're coping, her gratitude for our audience, and her hopes for you all during this time.