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Van Dirk Fisher

 
Bio:
Van Fisher is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Riant Theatre and producer of the Strawberry One-Act Festival and the JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FEST. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Van Fisher is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Riant Theatre and producer of the Strawberry One-Act Festival and the JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FEST. (read complete bio)

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Van Dirk Fisher Biography

Van Fisher is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Riant Theatre and producer of the Strawberry One-Act Festival and the JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FEST.




Van Dirk Fisher News

On The Verge Theatre & The Ensemble Theatre Present World Premiere TIED, September 23 Photo On The Verge Theatre & The Ensemble Theatre Present World Premiere TIED, September 23 - October 9
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

On the Verge Theatre in collaboration with The Ensemble Theatre presents the world premiere of Tied, a one-man play by Crystal Rae on-stage September 23 - October 9, 2022 at the Ensemble Theatre, 3535 Main St, Houston, TX.

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Cast for Gala Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Cast for Gala
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 12, 2022

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a star-studded cast for this year's 2022 TRUSpeak: Hear Our Voices!, a virtual gala scheduled for Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 5pm to 7pm. Presented with generous sponsorship from R.K. Greene and The Storyline Project, Patrick Blake of Rhymes Over Beats, Merrie L. Davis of Next Act 2 Follow, Neal Rubinstein/Dangerous,   Judith Estrine of Prism Stage Company, Stephanie Rosenberg/Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors and Judith Manocherian LLC, this is an evening to raise awareness of current social issues, as well as awareness of the work TRU has been doing for the theater community for over 28 years. Tickets and details are available at http://TRUSpeakTix.com.

Van Dirk Fisher - Founder of The Riant Theatre - Passes Away Photo Van Dirk Fisher - Founder of The Riant Theatre - Passes Away
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

Van Dirk Fisher- founder CEO/Artistic Director of The Riant Theatre/Black Experimental Theatre, The Strawberry One Act and Jocunda Theatre Festivals - passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021 of intestinal cancer.

Lillias White and Scotch Ellis Loring to Star in GOLDEN WINGS, Part of TRU Voices New Photo Lillias White and Scotch Ellis Loring to Star in GOLDEN WINGS, Part of TRU Voices New Plays Virtual Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Theater Resources Unlimited has announced that the second play in the TRU Voices Series, Golden Wings by Coolidge Harris II, will star Tony winner Lillias White and Scotch Ellis Loring on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 3pm. The cast also includes Stanley Wayne Mathis, Jerome Preston Bates, Dan Saunders, Crystal Starr, Sherman Edwards and Aliria Johnson.

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents June Panel 'Dust Off Your Dreams: The Long-Await Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Presents June Panel 'Dust Off Your Dreams: The Long-Awaited Return Of Our Favorite Festivals'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021

As part of their monthly series of informational panels, Theater Resources Unlimited presents Dust off Your Dreams: The Long-Awaited Return of Our Favorite Festivals on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 via Zoom.

The Jocunda Festival Presents A Performance Of GOD'S TRAIN TO AUSCHWITZ And PENELOPE Photo The Jocunda Festival Presents A Performance Of GOD'S TRAIN TO AUSCHWITZ And PENELOPE
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2021

The Jocunda Festival's Virtual Play Reading Series presents a performance of God's Train To Auschwitz by Marc Littman and Penelope by Chalmers Hardenberg, both directed by Van Dirk Fisher, on Sunday, May 16th at 8PM EDT / 5PM PDT on Zoom.

MOMMA THE SUPER ACTION HERO By Kenthedo Robinson to be Presented at The JOCUNDA FESTI Photo MOMMA THE SUPER ACTION HERO By Kenthedo Robinson to be Presented at The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021

The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL will present MY MOMMA THE SUPER ACTION HERO by Kenthedo Robinson and directed by Van Dirk Fisher, on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 8PM ET and 5PM PT on Zoom. A mother goes as far as putting her son's life in danger to inspire him. Can she save him? Can she be his Super Action Hero?

The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL presents AN INSTITUTION by Daniel A. Takacs Photo The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL presents AN INSTITUTION by Daniel A. Takacs
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2021

The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL presents AN INSTITUTION by Daniel A. Takacs and directed by Van Dirk Fisher, on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 8PM EST and 5PM PST on Zoom.

The Riant Theatre and The Triangle Rainbow Theatre Present 1st Annual LGBTQ Short Pla Photo The Riant Theatre and The Triangle Rainbow Theatre Present 1st Annual LGBTQ Short Play Festival Of One-Acts
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 22, 2021

Themes include gay life in the '80s to the concept of gender reveal. Registering for a link will allow you to watch all the plays performing in that time slot. None of these plays in the festival have been performed before. So you're getting the first look at some of the most exciting and upcoming cutting edge plays that the festival has to offer.

Tonya Pinkins, Regina Taylor, Lauren Molina & More to Take Part TRUSPEAK... HEAR OUR  Photo Tonya Pinkins, Regina Taylor, Lauren Molina & More to Take Part TRUSPEAK... HEAR OUR VOICES! Virtual Fundraiser
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2021

Theater Resources Unlimited has announced TRUSpeak ... Hear Our Voices! Virtual Fundraiser on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 5pm (eastern time) via Zoom. TRUSpeak is a curated selection of short plays and musicals by TRU writers, produced by TRU producers and directed by TRU directors, all touching upon current social issues.