2001 – 2005

Organizational History

2001

Leap Into Literary Conference.  “The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Madison Metropolitan School District.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Bay view Community Center. Madison;Madison Civic Center, Kids-in-the-Crossroads.

The R & R Company.  Creative writing, dance and theater residency, conducted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.  Falk Elementary School, Community Learning Center.  Funded by the Madison School Community Recreation Program.

Words In Motion.   Residency at Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center After School Program. Funded by Pleasant Company’s Fund For Children, Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund, Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center.

“Word Jam” and “The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Performances by Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett and Jane Reynolds, at Washington Elementary School, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

Irish Dance Workshopwith Max Olson.

“Changing Faces.”  Amherst Coffee Company.  Amherst, Wisconsin.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Sun Prairie Public Library and Madison Public Library, Sequoia  Branch.

“Truckin’ Taps & the Mystery Maps.”   Whittier, Illinois.

Words In Motion.  Arts Residency, Emerson Elementary CASPER and Transition Education After School Program.  Funded by Pleasant Company’s Fund For Children, Neil Allen Peckett  Memorial Fund, TEP/CASPER.

“Questionable Origins.”  A play by Danielle Dresden, directed by Steve Falcone; assistant director, Mark Hisler; score, Jim Schwall; set design, Val Hodgson with Madeline Quigley; costumes, Donna Breslin; performed by J. Patrick, Joseph Munich, Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett.  TAPIT Studio Theater. Outreach performances and discussions for Shareii Shamayim Congregation at Prairie Unitarian Church; Deerfield Lutheran Church in Deerfield, Wisconsin; St. Mark’s Lutheran Church; First Congregational United Church of Christ; Plymouth United Church of Christ.  Discussions facilitated by sociologist and activist, Professor Joseph Elder.  Funded by Wisconsin Humanities Council, New Harvest Foundation, Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation, The Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund.

Tap Dance Workshops.  Monroe, Wisconsin Arts and Activities Center, taught byDonna Peckett.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Mount Horeb, Wisconsin Primary Schools.

Tap Workshop at Danceworks.  Milwaukee, Wisconsin, taught by Donna Peckett.

Promise Kids Arts Residency.   St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, conducted by Donna Peckett.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Touring Wisconsin and Illinois Public Libraries, in Wisconsin Rapids; Columbus, Wisconsin; New Holstein, Wisconsin; White water, Wisconsin; Cherry Valley, Roscoe, Loves Park, Illinois.  MICR, Madison.

“Fog,” a ten-minute play by Danielle Dresden, staged reading at the 9th Annual Edward Albee Theater Festival, Valdez, Alaska.

“Summer Performances for Young Audiences.”  Performances for youth from low-income families. Funded by the Madison Rotary Foundation, Wisconsin Arts Board, Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund, private sector.

“A Rap & A Tap.”  Pre-concert activity stage, Concerts-on-the-Square, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra,

“Changing Faces.”  Comedy from the other side of the mirror, with Jan Wheaton, Jane Reynolds, Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.  Bayview Community Center.  Madison.

“The History of Food.”  Slide-lecture by art historian, E. M. Plunkett.  TAPIT Studio Theater.

The R&R Club.  Falk Elementary School Summer Residency, conducted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.

“Fog,” a 10 minute play, by Danielle Dresden.  101.9 WIMP FM Chicago from Northeastern Illinois University.

Tap Workshop Series at Danceworks in Milwaukee, taught by Donna Peckett.

R & R Company.  Summer arts residency at Atwood Community Center, conducted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.  Funded by the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission and Atwood Community Center.

“The Mirror in the Lake.”  Onalaska Learning Center, Macon, Wisconsin.

Frankie Manning Swing Dance Workshops.  University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Co-production of Donna Peckett and the University of Wisconsin Department of Continuing Studies.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Performances at Eagle School and Lowell Elementary Book Fair, Madison.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst.  Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

The WAM! Project.  Arts Residency combining creative writing, dance and visual arts workshops for children from low-income families.  Conducted by Danielle Dresden (creative writing/theater), Donna Peckett (dance/theater), Lou Ann Erickson Petersen (visual arts).  Funding provided by Pleasant Company’s Fund for Children, Wisconsin Arts Board, with transportation support from the Atwood Community Center, Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center and the Madison Metropolitan School District.

Movers, Shakers and Thinkers.  Enrichment series for seniors on writing and exercise, Oakwood Village East, Madison.

“Truckin’ Taps & the Mystery Maps” and “Word Jam.”  Wayne School Elementary School, Wayne, Illinois.

“The Girls from Building B.”  A play, by Danielle Dresden, celebrating life in Miami Beach; directed by Sarah Whelan; music direction, original music and piano by Jane Reynolds; vocals by Lynette; tap dance by Donna Peckett; set design by Lou Ann Erickson Petersen; costumes by Donna Breslin; lyrics for original music and rap beat by Danielle Dresden; poster and ad design by Valerie Hodgson; interpreted for the deaf and hard of hearing by Nancy Gerber; production assistance, Christina Tenuta; with Nelson Zane Eisman, Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett, Joseph Munich, Sarah Whelan, Jane Reynolds and Lynette. Madison Civic Center.  Outreach performances for L’Chayim Lights Senior Group at Temple Beth Israel; Sunday school of the Shareii Shamayim Congregation;  St. Mary’s Adult Day Health Center; University of Wisconsin Hill.  Funded by the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Madison Civic Center Foundation,the Wisconsin Arts Board and welcomed by Wisconsin Public Radio.

2002

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Morton Grove, Illinois.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Touring Mosinee, Watertown, Wind Lake, Stoughton Opera House, Wisconsin.

 PromiseKids  Arts Residency.  St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, conducted by Donna Peckett.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Heartland, Wisconsin.  Lake County Children’s Theater.

“The Mirror in the Lake.”  Darke County Center for the Arts, Greenville, Ohio Tour.

“The Girls from Building B.”   Miami Beach.  Funded by The Purple Moon Foundation, the Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund.

“Questionable Origins and Playwrighting Workshop.”  University of Kansas, Lawrence, with Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett, Wayne Oldford, Joseph Munich; technician, Bill Doyle.  Playwrighting workshop by Danielle Dresden.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Redgranite and Silver Lake, Wisconsin.

“Truckin’ Taps & the Mystery Maps.”  Kids-in-the-Crossroads, Madison Civic Center.

The WAM! Project.  Children’s Arts Festival, Madison Civic Center.

Tap Dance Workshops.  Danceworks.  Milwaukee.  Taught by Donna Peckett.

“Blink Your Eyes, A Tap Band.”  Wonder’s Pub, Madison, with John Widdicombe (bass), Glenn Widdicombe (taps and ukulele), Patrick Tinker (taps), Donna Peckett (taps, jaw harp, vocals).

Last Frontier Theater Conference.  Valdez, Alaska.  Danielle Dresden,10 minute Play Panelist.

Dance Millennium, University of Wisconsin- Madison Summer Youth Dance Intensive.  DonnaPeckett.

“Summer Mystery Theater for Children.”  Performances of “The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  TAPIT/new works Studio Theater, hosted by Leslie Golden.  Funded by the Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund and the Wisconsin Arts Board.

“The Mirror in the Lake.”  Columbus, Wisconsin Public Library.  Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.

Spirit of Tap Conference.  Lacrosse, Wisconsin. Workshops taught by Donna Peckett.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Deforest, Wisconsin Public Library.

“Horror in Art, 1770-1900.”  Slide lecture by art and social historian, E. M. Plunkett TAPIT Studio Theater.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Whittier School, Whelan, Illinois.

“Questionable Origins.”  Columbus, Ohio National Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival.  Danielle Dresden, Wayne Oldford, Joseph Munich, Donna Peckett; technician, Bill Doyle.  Funded by the Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund.

Tap Dance Workshop.  Donna Peckett.  Ballet Met.  Columbus, Ohio.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word” and Arts Residency.   Benton Harbor, Michigan. Creative Arts Academy.

PromiseKids Arts Residency.  St. Marks Lutheran Church, taught by Donna Peckett.

The Hero Inside Us Arts Residency.  Falk Elementary School Community Learning Center, Madison.  Funded by Pleasant Company’s Fund for Children, City of Madison Youth Integration into Education and Recreation Program, Madison School and Community Recreation Department.  Conducted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.

“Syncopated Syndromes, a Comedy about Cultural Hypochondria.”  Written by Danielle Dresden; directed by Peggy Rosin; cartoons by P.S. Mueller; indoor flying kites by Marc Ricketts; score by Jim Schwall, tap dance by Donna Peckett; costumes by Donna Breslin; stage manager, Tara Ayes; with Nelson Zane Eisman, Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.  Performances at TAPIT/new works Studio Theater with outreach shows for Malcolm Shabazz City High School, Memorial High School ESL program, East High School.  Funded by the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund, the Wisconsin Arts Board and welcomed by WORT-FM  Community Radio. Post-show video broadcast, YOU Cable Channel 4.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Cottage Grove, Wisconsin.

“Blink Your Eyes, A Tap Band.”  Cafe Carpe, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin; with John Widdicombe (bass), Glenn Widdicombe (taps and guitar), Patrick Tinker (taps), Donna Peckett (taps, jaw harp, vocals).

2003

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Warrensburg, Illiopolis, Buffalo, Illinois; Mattoon, Illinois.         

PromiseKids Arts Residency.  St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Madison, conducted by Donna Peckett.

The Hero Inside Us Arts Residency.   Leopold, Lincoln and Frank Allis Elementary Schools Community Learning Centers.  Madison.  Funded by Pleasant Company’s Fund for Children, City of Madison Youth Integration in Project, Madison School and Community Recreation Department.  Conducted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.

Peace Words/Peace Moves Arts Residency.  Orchard Ridge Elementary School.  Conducted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett, with Ellie Golden.  Funded by the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission and ORE PTO.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Oak Forest, Illinois and Aurora, Illinois.

“Jam and Spice and Nothing But The Jam.”  Open-interdisciplinary jam sessions (February, March, June, July), hosted by Donna Peckett.  Ground Zero Coffee Shop, Madison.

“Blink Your Eyes: A Tap Band.”  The Weary Traveler, Madison; with John and Glenn Widdicombe, Patrick Tinker, Donna Peckett and special guest, Heath Langreck.

“Truckin’ Taps & the Mystery Maps.”  Illinois.

“Soul Journey.”  The story of one woman’s struggle through depression to hope and fulfillent.  Written by Danielle Dresden; featuring Lynette Margulies (vocals); Jane Reynolds (piano), with Donna Peckett (taps); monologues by Danielle Dresden and comic interludes performed by Dresden and Peckett; directed by Sarah Whelan.  Post-performance commentary and discussion by sociology professor, Amber Ault; playwright, Star Olderman; therapist, Mare Chapman.  Barrymore Theatre, Madison, Wisconsin.  Funded by the Wisconsin Humanities Council, the Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund and Cartridge Savers, Inc.

“Soul Journey.”  First International Festival of Madness and Arts.  Toronto, Canada.

TAPIT/new works Endowment established through a major non-donor advised gift.

Tap Workshop and Lecture on TapbyDonna Peckett.   University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Kids in the Crossroads, Madison Civic Center.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Westchester, Illinois.

“On Tap.”  Lecture-demonstration; tap class.  Donna Peckett  & Patrick Tinker.  Madison Civic Center.

Tap Dance Workshops, taught byDonna PeckettSturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

“Summer Mystery Theater for Children.”  Performances of “The Mirror in the Lake.”  TAPIT/new works Studio Theater, hosted by Leslie Golden, with Peckett and  Dresden.  Funded by the Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund ; the Wisconsin Arts Board.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Channahon, Illinois.

Last Frontier Theater Festival.  Valdez, Alaska.  Danielle Dresdenshort play panelist-responder.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  New Glarus, Wisconsin Public Library.

“Movin’ &  Groovin.”  Workshop in rhythm and rhyme by Donna Peckett and Danielle Dresden, Ethnic Fest, Bayview Community Center, Madison, Wisconsin.

“Dada and Surrealism.”  Slide-lecture by art historian, E.M. Plunkett. TAPIT Studio Theater.

“The Girls from Building B.”  Showcase Production at the Arts Midwest Booking Conference, Milwaukee with Danielle Dresden, Nelson Zane Eisman, Donna Peckett, Harris Lemberg (piano).

“One Wall Missing:  Performance and Public Discussion.”  Madison Civic Center. Written by Danielle Dresden, stage direction and slides by Jo Scheder, score by Diane Monroe, set and graphic design by Michael Duffy, costumes by Donna Breslin, recorded taps by Donna Peckett, slide operation by Angie Hougas, sound operation by Elizabeth Coggin, light operation by John Sarris, marketing assistance by Shira Moss; performed by Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett and Nelson Eisman.  Seven performances for general public and outreach to high schools. Pre-production mini-performances and public discussions at the Kraemer Library in Wisconsin, Deerfield Lutheran Church, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Muslim Students Association of the UW-Madison, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (Madison), Canterbury Booksellers (Madison), Spring Green, Wisconsin Community Library. Featured panelists:  Robert Meeropol, Professor Mary Layoun, Robert Kimbrough, Sam White, Angie Hougas. Funded by the Wisconsin Humanities Council; Madison Civic Center foundation; Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Madison CitiARTS Commission; co-sponsors, Mazess Pass-Through Fund of the the Madison Community Foundation and Valley Goepfrich; welcomed by WORT-FM.

“Professor Tap.”  Performed by Donna Peckett with Jane Denny and Mary Saecker. Glenwood Moravian Church, Madison.

Heroes Through and Through Arts Residency.   Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, conducted by Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett, Bill Grover.  Funded by Pleasant Company’s Fund for Children, City of Madison Youth Integration into Cultural and Recreational Activities and Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, Madison.

Tap Dance Workshops taught by Donna Peckett.  Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Lake Station, Indiana.

“Changing Faces.”  A play by Danielle Dresden, performed at the Looking Glass Theater Playwrights Forum.  New York, New York.

“The Girls from Building B.”  Temple Beth Hillel.  Kenosha, Wisconsin.  Performed by Danielle Dresden, Nelson Zane Eisman, Donna Peckett, with Jane Reynolds (piano), directed by Sarah Whelan.

2004

Tap Dance Workshop for Seniors withDonna Peckett.  Oakwood Village Retirement Community.

Heroes Through & Through Arts Residency.   Vera Court Neighborhood Center and Orchard Ridge Elementary School.  Conducted by Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett, Bill Grover.  Funded by Pleasant Company’s Fund for Children, City of Madison Youth Integration Project and Vera Court Neighborhood Center and the Orchard Rig Elementary PTO.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Madison, Wisconsin.    

PromiseKids Arts Residency, conducted by Donna Peckett.  St. Marks Lutheran Church.  Madison.

“The Girls from Building B.”  Valentine’s Day performance for the City of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, with Nelson Zane Eisman, Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett, Jane Reynolds; directed by Sarah Whelan.

“Who’s That Lady?”  Performances for Women’s History Month, featuring Linda Sturner (Cape Cod), Giuliana Miolo, Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett; with set and props design by Angela Richardson, music by Ty Kroll, costumes by Donna Breslin, stage direction by Tara Ayres. Outreach to Madison area high schools. Vignettes written by Dresden, Sterner and Peckett.  Funded by the Wisconsin Arts Board, the  Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, WORT-FM, Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Streamwood, Illinois.

Rhythm & Rhyme Workshops.  Conducted by Donna PeckettandDanielle Dresdenat the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater statewide Early Childhood Education Conference.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Hanover Park, Illinois.

Roxane Butterfly Tap Dance Master Class.  TAPIT/new works Studio.

Danielle Dresden receives 2003 Council for Wisconsin Writers Drama Award for her play, “One Wall Missing.”

“One Wall Missing.”   Written by Danielle Dresden, directed by Sarah Whelan; with Nelson Zane Eisman, Donna Peckett and Danielle Dresden.  RadFest Midwest Social Forum.  Williams Bay, Wisconsin.  Funded by the Mazess Pass-Through Fund of the Madison Community Foundation and the Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund.

“ˇThe Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Roscoe and Loves Park, Illinois.  Sun Prairie Public Library. Sun Praire, Wisconsin.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Outdoor Summer Festival.  Solon Springs, Wisconsin.

Last Frontier Theater Festival.  Valdez, Alaska.  Danielle Dresden, short play panelist-responder.

Rhythm Slam Workshops.  Donna Peckett.  Vera Court Neighborhood Center.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Summer Mystery Theater for Children, with Dresden and Peckett.  TAPIT Studio Theater.  Hosted by Helen Coggin.  Supported by the Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund.

Kaleidoscope:  A Summer Arts Program Taught by Donna Peckett, Ann McDermott, Diane Robinson. Original concept by Barbara Goy.  Madison, Wisconsin.

“The Girls from Building B.”   Elder Hostel, Madison.  Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett, Jane Reynolds.

Tap Dance Workshops at Danceworks, taught byDonna Peckett. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

“Who’s That Lady?”  Columbus Ohio National Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival.  Performed by Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett, Matthew Nelson; written by Dresden and Lynda Sturner; directed by Jody Reiss.

Tap Dance Master Classes withDonna Peckett. Ballet Met, Columbus, Ohio.

 “Jam to Re-Defeat Bush.”  TAPIT/new works Studio Theater.  Hosted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett, as a benefit for MoveOn.org.  On-going Jam Sessions throughout  the year, open to the public and all interested artists.

“The Girls from Building B.”  Overture Center for the Arts Opening Festival.  Nelson Zane Eisman, Donna Peckett, Danielle Dresden, Jane Reynolds; directed by Sarah Whelan. Madison, Wisconsin.

“The Teens and The Twenties.”  Slide lecture by E.M. Plunkett.  TAPIT/new works Studio Theater.

PromiseKids Arts Residency.  Donna Peckett. St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.  Madison.

A Classical Act Arts Residency.  8-month multi-disciplinary residency updating the Greek classics for middle and high school students; development and rehearsal phase.   Coordinated by Donna Peckett and Danielle Dresden, with photographer, Glenn Trudel.  Funded by American Girl’s Fund for Children, City of Madison Youth Integration into Recreational and Cultural Programming, Madison CitiARTs Commission, the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Wil-Mar Neighborhood Neighborhood

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Kids-in-the-Crossroads.  Overture Center for the Arts.  Madison.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Illinois tour.  Lockport and Homer Glen, Illinois.

2005

A Classical Act Arts Residency.  Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center Theater Troupe. Culmination of an 8-month arts residency project facilitated by Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett, Glenn Trudel, with guests artists, Jody Reiss, Bill Grover and Diane Monroe, updating Greek classic myths. Performances in Madison and Dane County after school programs, senior centers and schools.  Funded by American Girl’s Fund for Children, City of Madison Youth Integration into Recreational and Cultural Programming, Madison CitiARTS Commission, Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center.

Jam Session.  Interdisciplinary community jams, hosted by Donna Peckett (January, February and June).  TAPIT/new works Studio Theater.

PromiseKids Arts Residency.  Facilited byDonna Peckett.  St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Madison.

“This Is Not About Cleaning.”  Monologue and tap dance by Donna Peckett.  Madison Area Dance Festival.  Mitby auditorium.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Rockwell Elementary School. Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

“Source Code: Candide.”  A satirical play for today.  Script by Danielle Dresden; directed by Carolyne Haycraft; music by Diane Monroe; tap dance by Donna Peckett;  stage manager, Jed Schug; assistant stage manager and props design by JoAnna Been; set design and construction by Michael Duffy and Ken Adams; costumes by Donna Breslin; sound and light design Scott Leisman; technical support by Stephanie Wild; administrative assistance by Hayley Lachmund.  Performed by Nelson Zane Eisman, Sam White, Donna Peckett, Danielle Dresden. TAPIT/new works 20th anniversary performance and Gala at Overture Center for the Arts Wisconsin Studio.  Special matinees for area high school.  Funded by the Wisconsin Humanities Council, Wisconsin Arts Board, the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Overture Arts Access Fund, Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund, Richard B. and Marilyn Mazess, Valy Goepfrich.

“The Girls from Building B.”  Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Madison Area Handbells Concerts. Donna Peckett, guest tap dancer.  Barrymore Theatre,vSt. Dennis Church, Asbury Methodist Church.  Madison. Wisconsin.

“Syncopated Syndromes.”  A Comedy about Cultural Hypochondria.  Performed by Donna Peckett, Nelson Zane Eisman, Danielle Dresden; (author), with music by Jim Schwall; cartoon images by P.S. Mueller; directed by Peggy Rosin; technical director, Steppe.  Post -performance discussion facilitated by Dr. Zorba Paster.  Third Avenue Playhouse, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Roslyn Road School.  Barrington, Illinois.

“Source Code: Candide.”  RadFest Midwest Social Forum.  Williams Bay, Wisconsin.

Danielle Dresden, short play responder.  Last Frontier Theater Festival.  Valdez, Alaska.

Kaleidoscope:  A Summer Arts Program for 6-9 year olds.  Taught by Donna Peckett, Ann McDermott, Diane Robinson. Original concept by Barbara Goy.  Madison, Wisconsin.

“Garden Party.”   A comedy for gardeners both casual and crazed.  Script by Danielle Dresden, directed by Carolyne Haycraft, music by Barbara Chusid, choreography by Donna Peckett, costumes by Terry Lynn Alexander, garden slides and garden dramaturg, Jeannette Golden; theater environment design and execution by Mary Beth Gaffney.   Performed by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.  Preview performance at Olbrich Botanical Gardens; five performances at TAPIT/new works Studio Theater; one performance at Oakwood Village Auditorium, in Madison Wisconsin.  One performance for the Mount Horeb Mustard Museum for Mustard Days 2006 in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin.  Funded by the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Madison Arts Commission, Sonoo Thadaney, Sharat, Maya and Ellora Israni.

“Pablo Picasso.”  Slide lecture by social and art historian, E.M. Plunkett.  TAPIT Studio Theater.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Menasha Public Library.  Menasha, Wisconsin.

“The Girls from Building B.”  Lakeside Association.  Lakeside, Ohio.  Jane Reynolds, Nelson Zane Eisman, Sarah Whelan, Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett.

Babes in Arts.  Working women artists, manager, agents roundtable discussion facilitated by Aphra Ben, Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.  Midwest Arts Booking Conference.  Indianapolis, Indiana.

PromiseKids Arts Residency.  St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Madison, Wisconsin.

“Garden Party.”  Dinner theater at Bunky’s Cafe in Madison, Wisconsin.

“The Girls from Building B.”  Geneva Bay Centre, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  Meriter Retirement Center, Madison.

Arts In Action. Theater arts classes at TAPIT/new works Studio Theater.  Facilitated by Carolyne Haycraft and Donna Peckett.

Home Town Newspapers Arts Residency.  Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center 8-month residency, coordinated by DanielleDresden and Donna Peckett.  Sharon, Kilfoy, visual artist facilitator.  Jody Reiss, guest theater artist.  8-month arts residency funded by American Girl’s Fund for Children, City of Madison Youth Integration into Recreational and Cultural Programming, Evjue Foundation, Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center.

Women’s Performance Art Festival.  “The Primacy of Mustard,” performed by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.  Stockyards Theatre.  Chicago, Illinois.