2011

Organizational History

Bullying: The Workshops.  Hands on “bullying prevention” workshops developed and conducted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett at 35 Madison and Dane County schools.  Supported, in part, by the Wisconsin Arts Board; Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission; The Cremer Foundation; Alliant Energy Foundation; New Harvest Foundation, Inc.; Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund; Mazess Maximum Giving Fund of the Madison Community Foundation.

East Side History Club Presentation by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett on the founding and history of TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater.  TAPIT/new works Studio Theater.

“The Food Connection: A BB Broccoli & Sweet Potato Adventure.”  Written by Danielle Dresden; directed by Sarah Whelan; music and voice-overs by Dave Adler; choreography by Donna Peckett; set by Mary Saecker; costumes by Rebecca Sites.  Performed by Donna Peckett and Danielle Dresden. Sugar Creek Elementary School, Verona, Wisconsin; Franklin Elementary School, Marquette Elementary School, Olson Elementary School, Woodland Montessori School, Thoreau Elementary, Madison, Wisconsin.  Supported, in part, by the Wisconsin Arts Board, the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission and hosting organizations.

The World Bullying Tribunal.  Arts residency project. Hamilton Middle School SATTELITE program, (students against totally terrible, life-altering, ill-mannered teasing, etc.).  Conducted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett, with Felicia Smith.  Funded by ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls, Inc.) and the Hamilton Middle School PTO.  Madison, Wisconsin.

“Bullying: The Musical.”  Written by Danielle Dresden; directed by Lorraine jaki-terry; music composed and played by Dave Adler; choreography by Donna Peckett; scenic design by Christopher R. Dunham; costumes by Rebecca Sites; light design by Patricia Micetic; videography by Downtown Dailies; photography by Glenn Trudel.  Performed by Taylor Agnew, Alex Chen, Addison Clearwood, Matthew Kulju, Kaylin Langer, Savanah Valigura, Isabella Virrueta, Frost White.  Funded by the Wisconsin Arts Board, the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, New Harvest Foundation, The Cremer Foundation, Alliant Energy Foundation, Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund, Mazess Maximum Giving Fund of the Madison Community Foundation. Barrymore Theater.  Madison, Wisconsin.

“Uncommon Fun: Jumping into Wisconsin Women’s History.”  Presented by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett.  Wisconsin Women’s Studies & LGBTQ statewide Spring Conference.  Madison, Wisconsin.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Performed by Donna Peckett and Danielle Dresden. Medinah, Illinois.

TAKE CARE.   Workshops with the care-giving community, Community Corner Clubhouse, Hospice, Palliative Care, UW Marathon County students.  Funded by the Center for Civic Engagement, UW Marathon County, Wausau and Merrill, Wisconsin. 

The Last Frontier Theater Conference.  Danielle Dresden, play responder.  Valdez, Alaska.

College for Kids.   Workshops about food, family and culture.  Conducted by Donna Peckett.  University of Wisconsin Education Outreach and Partnerships.  Madison, Wisconsin.

Prism: A Summer Arts Program.   Photography, creative writing and stage movement workshops conducted by Nicole Cooke, Danielle Dresden, Donna Peckett.  Westminster Presbyterian Church.  A program offered by TAPIT/new works. Madison, Wisconsin.

Kaleidoscope: A Summer Arts Program.  Visual art, music, drama and dance workshops.  Facilitated by Sue Moberly, Leanne Wesselhoft, Donna Peckett, Lauren Downs. A program offered by TAPIT/new works, with sponsorship by Westminster Prebyterian Church.  Madison, Wisconsin.

Bubbles: A Summer Arts Program.  Visualart and movement workshops.  Conducted by Sue Moberly and Donna Peckett.  TAPIT/new works.  Madison, Wisconsin.

Uncommon Fun: Jumping into Wisconsin Women’s History.”  Women’s Equality Day Celebration. Wisconsin Women’s Network.  Madison, Wisconsin.

TAKE CARE: Workshops.  Madison, Dane and Iowa Counties in Wisconsin; Athens, Georgia and Miami, Florida.  Interviews and discussions conducted by Danielle Dresden and Donna Peckett with service organizations, senior centers, adult day health centers and individual caregivers.  Consulting physician, Dr. Kay Heggestad.   Funded by TAPIT/new works. Alliant Energy Foundation and Evjue Foundation, the Charitable Arm of the Capital Times.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.  New Lenox, Illinois.

“The Mystery of the Missing Word.”  Sandwich Opera House.  Sandwich, Illinois.

Greek Theater and Drama Arts Residency.  Facilitated by Donna Peckett and Danielle Dresden, with Brianna Buhr (Whitehorse Middle School); guest artists, Glenn Trudel, Fabu, Rebecca Sites.  Whitehorse Middle School.  Madison, Wisconsin.  Supported by American Girl’s Fund for Children and the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Neil Allen Peckett Memorial Fund, Whitehorse Middle School.