Writing a new adaptation of Women of Troy and directing it at Russell Sage College. My husband Joe is sound designing. This version will be set in a dystopian prison camp for women on the banks of the Hudson River in Troy, New York. Limited run, school matinees available. Call 518-244-2248 for tickets and info.
Performing Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Theatre Institute at Sage. Directed by David Baecker with David Bunce as George. Couldn’t be happier to be revisiting this role for a second time. Dates: November 2, 2PM & 8PM; November 3, 8PM, November 9 & 10, 8PM; November 11, 2PM.
Meader Little Theatre, Troy, New York – For tickets go to: www.sage.edu/theatre/ or call 518-244-2248
About to go into rehearsal for a workshop devised theater production of “like/unlike” which I am directing for WAM Theatre. We are the company in residence at the WORDXWORD Festival in Pittsfield, MA. The piece is about the impact of social media on women’s lives. For more info, go to: WAMTheatre.com
Berkshire Eagle Online lists Leigh Strimbeck in Best Actress Category
In its “Best Of” list for 2011, Berkshire online gives Leigh Strimbeck an honorable mention in the best actress category for her role as Clare in Capital Repertory’s Kingdom of the Shore, written by Terrance Lamude and directed by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill.
Film: Fighting for Freedom
In August I acted in Fighting for Freedom, directed by Farhad Mann with Kristanna Loken & Bruce Dern. I’m playing Florence Dobbe, the wife of Christian Dobbe (Bruce Dern). Look for more news about the film in the upcoming year! Such a great script and a talented cast and production team, I’m honored to be part of this film.
Fighting for Freedom is screening at the Film Columbia festival Saturday October 20th, 2012, 6:30PM. Leigh plays across from Bruce Dern, as his wife, and as Kristanna Loken’s Mom. For tickets go to: www.filmcolumbia.org Please come support this wonderful film!