Organizational History

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

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

Jam Session.  TAPIT/new works Studio Theater.  Madison, Wisconsin.

“Garden Party.”  Performance for the Madison Area Master Gardeners Annual Meeting.   Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Madison.

“Women’s Work/A Celebration.”   Featuring Jodi Cohen, Danielle Dresden, Lynette Margulies, Fabu Mogaka, Diane Monroe,  Donna Peckett, Jane Reynolds, Nydia Rojas, Joan Wildman.  Directed by Sarah Whelan, light design by Patricia Micetic, with special props and aprons by Juanita Humphrey.  Creative writing and poetry workshops with area high schools by Fabu Mogaka and Nydia Rojas.  Overture Center for the Arts.  Funded by the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, with additional funds from the Madison Community Foundation, the Overture Foundation and Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation; the Arts Access Fund for use of the Overture Center for the Arts, a component fund of the Madison Community Foundation; the Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund; Chadbourne Residential College of UW-Madison.

“Hometown Newspapers Arts Residency Performances.”  Madison, Wisconsin at the Children’s Arts Festival, Overture Center; Vera Court Neighborhood Center; St. Mary’s Adult Day Health Center; Atwood Community Center; Falk Elementary School; Glendale Elementary School, Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, TAPIT/new works Studio Theater and at the Mount Horeb, Wisconsin Intermediate Center.

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

“Garden Party.”  Bunky’s Cafe.  Madison, Wisconsin.

“Garden Party.” The Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Gardens, Rockford, Illinois.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Woodbridge, lllinois; Hinsdale, Illinois.

Hometown Newspapers Residency.   Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center.  Madison, Wisconsin.

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

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

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

“Tear Up the Front Page.”  Forum on Media Bias Lakeview Branch Library, Madison, Wisconsin; Deerfield, Wisconsin Lutheran Church; St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Madison, Wisconsin;  Faith Lutheran Church, Mineral Point, Wisconsin; Rhinelander, Wisconsin District Library.  Fred Newmann, facilittor.  Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett, organizers.   Supported, in part, by the the Wisconsin Humanities Council, Wisconsin Community Fund, Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Wisconsin Arts Board.

National Network of Ensemble Theaters Conference.  Alden, North Carolina .

“Garden Party.”   Hedberg Public Library, Janesville, Wisconsin.

Working Women Artists Roundtable.   Midwest Arts Conference.   Little Rock, Arkansas.

“Tear Up the Front Page:  Performance and Public Discussion.”  Written by Danielle Dresden, directed by Kathy Lynn Sliter, cartoons and voice work by P.S. Mueller, graphic design by Michael Duffy, light design by Patricia Micetic, costume design by Hannah Murray, stage manager, Barb Patch; production support by Marina Kelly.  Performed by Donavon Armbruster, Dave Durbin, Donna Peckett and Danielle Dresden.  Fred Newmann, humanist.  Supported by the Wisconsin Humanities Council, Wisconsin Community Fund, Wisconsin Arts Board, Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission.  TAPIT/new works Studio Theater, Madison, Wisconsin.  Statewide listening sessions with community groups on media bias.

All About the Media Arts Residency.  Workshops facilitated by Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett, Jody Reiss.  Atwood Community Center, After School Program.  Funded by American Girl’s Fund for Children, City of Madison Youth Integration in Cultural and Recreational Program, Atwood Community Center.

“Comedy and Tap with the TAPIT sisters.”  WinnAtwood Winter Festival.   TAPIT/new works Theater.

“The Girls from Building B.”   Bunky’s Cafe; A Mediterranean Chanukah.  Madison, Wisconsin.

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