About the Company

The Word Among Us is a theatre company comprised of facutly, staff, and alumni from DeSales University who share a concern for advancing the mission of the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture via the arts.  This company contributes to the work of Catholic evangelization in the spirit of Christian Humanism through its unique combination of theatrical talent and theological teaching.

Performances can be tailored to suit the needs of the audience.  Each performance by the company offers

  • ♦  "setting the stage" ... with an introduction to the historiacl and theatrical context of the play (5-10 minutes)
  • ♦  "dramatic reading" ... that consists of a performance of the play in the style of the "theatre of the word" (60-75 minutes)
  • ♦  "talk-back" ... through a discussion with the company about the meaning & significance of the play  (20-30 minutes)
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Staff 

Artistic Director

ANNE LEWIS
Associate Professor of Theatre


► brief biography

Theological Advisor

Rev. THOMAS DAILEY, O.S.F.S.
Director, Salesian Center for Faith & Culture


► brief biography

Actors
 
Casting is done in view of the timing of each performance.  Usually, members of the cast are alumni and/or faculty from the Dept. of Performing & Fine Arts at DeSales University.

The cast for the most recent production of The Jeweler's Shop consisted of:

VICTORIA ROSE BONITO

TOM HODGSKIN

PETER KERR

CHARLIE RONEY

STEVEN DENNIS

DENISE JOHNSON

JOHN O'HARA

HEATHER SUCHNIAK


► Rhapsodic Theatre ► Dramatic Works
► Hosting a Performance ► Scheduled Performances
► Endorsements ► References