Milwaukee Repertory Theater: Presents The Compass by Michael Rohd

June 23, 2022 (Milwaukee, WI) — Milwaukee Rep presents The compass conducted by Michael Rohd until 2021/22 vocational training institute (PTI) Ensemble July 28-31, 2022 at Stiemke Studio in Milwaukee Rep.

The Vocational Training Institute (PTI) is an advanced acting training program for students in grades 9-12. The 2021/22 class consists of 15 students from 10 different high schools including: Gabriela Bastardo (Golda Meir HS), Alexa Crump (Milwaukee HS of Arts), Jonathan Edwards (Rufus King HS), Terynn Erby-Walker (Golda Meir HS), Ana Gutierrez (Ronald Reagan HS), Liam Jeninga (Delavan-Darien HS), Michael Loomans (Slingers HS), Kira Mathias (Kettle Moraine School for Art and Performance), Molly McVey (Nicolet HS), Yexuanj Rivera Melendez (Milwaukee HS of Arts), Costello Mylott (Rufus King HS), Angel Rivera (Pius XI HS), Magdalyn Rowley-Lange (Ronald Reagan HS), Alexandria forest (Rufus King HS) and Isabel Young (Walden III HS).

The compass by Michael Rohd is a groundbreaking, interactive live performance that explores the intersection between technology and decision-making. In the center of The compass is a process that determines the fate of a young person who used the app to make a life-changing decision. In this play, each show ends differently depending on what the audience decides. Join us as we ask: If someone else or something else tells you what to do, what exactly is your responsibility?

The compass is led by Jeffrey Moser with costume design by Nicholas HartmanVideo design by Joseph BurkeSound design by EJ Hankinslight design by Emil Ottinger and stage managed by Josh Hart.

tickets too The compass cost $10 and can be purchased at by calling the ticket office at 414-224-9490 or in person at 108 E. Wells Street in downtown Milwaukee. The compass will be performed at Stiemke Studio from July 28th to 30th at 7pm and July 31st at 2pm.

The 2021/22 PTI Ensemble was selected from hundreds of exceptionally talented students from across Wisconsin to receive complimentary training throughout the academic year. Students gather throughout the school year to develop their talent and knowledge in the field of performing, and end the year with a final performance, where they are paid as professional actors.

support for the PTI The program is provided by funders from the Milwaukee Rep Department of Education and Engagement developed to advance the theater’s mission to bring about positive change in Milwaukee’s cultural, social and economic vitality. Education & Engagement supporters include Greater Milwaukee Foundation, The Lubar Family Foundation, The Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation, Northwestern Mutual with additional support from Fred Pike and Cecilia Taylor.

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