January 22, 2018

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Take Five – Part One – Friday, January 12, 2018

January 12 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Friday, January 12, 2018
“TAKE FIVE: Making Art in Reno” – Part I at Brüka Theatre


1/12 – Part I – Set I

Michael Mikel, Danger Ranger
How Brüka Brought Burning Man to Reno

Philo Northrup, found objects artist
How To Make An ArtCar (What’s an ArtCar?)

JoAnne Northrup, Curatorial Director & Curator of Contemporary Art, NV Museum of Art
How To Curate A Memorable Exhibition

David Holman, Executive Chef, Campo Restaurants
How To Make Art On A Dinner Plate

Chase McKenna, Producing Artistic Director.
Merry War Theatre Group
How To Nail Your Audition

Alexander Biber, Dancer. Sacramento Ballet
How To Dance On Your Toes

1/12 – Part I – Set II

Holly Natwora, Actor/Director & John Frederick,Actor/Director
How Does A Director Direct

Chad Sweet, Production Manager/Technical Director/Designer.
Reno Little Theater
How To Make, Find Or Buy A [prop] Bird In The [Prop) Hand Worth Two In The [Prop] Bush

Emily Reid, Artist Entrepreneur
How To Paint An Animal’s Character

Megan Berner, Public Art Program Coordinator, City of Reno
How To Master The Tricky Art Of Public Art

Karen Burns, Dancer, Hello Hollywood Hello
How To Be (Or Not To Be) A Showgirl

Heather Gage, Violinist, Director of Education and Community Engagement, Reno Philharmonic
How To Make It Rain In A Classical Music Concert

1/12 – Part I – Set III

Andrew “Andy” Heglund, Associate Professor, UNR, Music Dept.
How To Stay Loose Playing The Vibes

Pan Pantoja, Poet
How To Speak The Rhythm Of The Soul

David Simpson, Brüka Theatre Technical Director
How To Light The Stage For Theatre

Christopher Daniels, Managing Director,
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company
How To Construct The Perfect Sermon

Tony Walker, Tastemaker
How To Be A Soul Man About Town

TAKE FIVE: Making Art in Reno


JANUARY 12 (Part I) 2018
JANUART 13 (Part II) 2018
Show Time @ 7:00 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM.

$25 each night.
$40 for both nights.

Please CALL the box office @ 775-323-3221 for a breakdown of each evening’s presenters or with QUESTIONS about tickets and availability.

Reno has seen an arts explosion in the 25 years since Brüka Theatre began creating innovative theater. To celebrate the Biggest Little City’s transformation to internationally-recognized arts destination, Brüka invited 36 amazing artists to show in just five entertaining minutes how they make their magic.

From Blue Whale creator Matt Schultz to Burning Man founder Michael Danger Ranger Mikel, musician Cami Thompson’s How to sing a song to muralist Joe C. Rocks How to paint a wall; poets, painters, actors, musicians, dancers and improv comics will share their secrets in TWO extraordinary evenings. Both nights feature an esteemed, entertaining and UNIQUE evening of storytelling. Please call the box office @ 775-323-3221 for a breakdown of each evening’s presenters.

Proceeds from the TAKE FIVE event benefit Brüka Theatres’ programming and running costs. We appreciate the support of the community to further our mission and ability to produce high quality, live theatre art for our region.


January 12
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Bruka Box


Bruka Theatre Of The Sierra, Inc
99 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89501 United States
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