Posts about: Summit Performance Indianapolis

2023 Top Ten Performing Arts Events

December 27, 2023

  In pursuit of my mission to shine a spotlight on local performing arts organizations and artists, I am determined to do so. In that spirit, I offer the following list, in random order, of my top ten favorites, shows I reviewed last season throughout... read more

‘The Convent’ Explores Spirituality Through A Comic Lens

March 28, 2023

  Ever since Summit Performance of Indianapolis was founded in 2017, the women-focused theatre company has consistently presented work featuring spectacular performances, and “The Convent,” seen Friday, was no exception. Written by Jessica Dickey, the dramedy was proficiently directed by Summit’s artistic director and founder... read more

‘Skeleton Crew’ Sympathetically Explores The Blue-Collar Experience

March 1, 2022

Continuing to provide exceptional programming to our community, Summit Performance Indianapolis presents “Skeleton Crew” on the Basile Stage at Phoenix Theatre Cultural Centre through March13. I saw the compelling drama on opening night. Summit’s values are to increase the representation of our country’s diverse population... read more

Actor Strives For Hope and Love Amid Turmoil

June 12, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement has opened a Pandora’s box, shining light on the injustices resulting from systemic racism, ingrained not only in our society, but around the world as well. Of late, Dr. Martin Luther King’s quote, “A riot is the language of the... read more

Summit Performance Extends Intermission As Pandemic Prevails

May 20, 2020

From the time Summit Performance first arrived on Indy’s performing arts scene in 2018, I have been thoroughly impressed with the calibre of its artistic product. A woman-focused company, the group promotes itself as a performing arts organization “For Women. By Women. For Everybody.” And... read more

Jan Lucas Experiences ‘The Great Pause’

April 18, 2020

I had the pleasure of meeting actor, writer and musician Jan Lucas in February at Fonseca Theatre Company. She was there, attending a performance of “Les Chanteuses,” a production of Magic Thread Cabaret, of which I am managing director. Having seen Lucas in several performances... read more

Lauren Briggeman’s newest role is behind the curtain

June 25, 2018

Having been on the ground floor as a founding board member of several nonprofit performing arts organizations and a co-founder of another, I can speak from personal experience about the risks and rewards of involvement in a startup. That is why the news that Summit... read more