NOW BOOKING FOR FALL!

BASH is Back By Popular Demand! Lamb’s Players Educational Outreach brings back its most requested production from its critical issues/critical choices series! We've also added a Middle School appropriate version called SLAM JAM! BASH and SLAM JAM are interactive experiences that explores the challenge of conflict resolution within a variety of situations that kids deal with everyday. Through a high energy blend of language arts, percussion, and audience participation …

 

BASH and SLAM JAM address the issues of:

 

  • BULLYING and provides practical strategies to deal with it

  • BOREDOM and approaches it with creativity and imagination

  • PEER PRESSURE and encourages respect for one another


BASH and SLAM JAM also highlight the value of:

 

  • COOPERATION and teamwork

  • COMMUNITY and diversity


BASH (appropriate for K-5) and SLAM JAM (appropriate for 6-8) are each 40 minutes in length a and assist teachers in addressing Academic Content Standards, supplementing curriculum in literature, and performing arts. 

 

We Bring: Set, Lights, Costumes, Sound System, and we use your stage or floor. We need approximately 18x18 feet of flat indoor space, with access to two electrical outlets on separate breakers. 

 

Cost: $295 (Any additional same-day shows, $195) Grants from our Funding Partners have made some free performances available for San Diego County schools where enrollment in free lunch programs exceeds 50%. Please inquire if your school qualifies!

 

Booking Now For Fall
Email susan.clausen@lambsplayers.org or call 619-554-2926

Patrick J. Duffy
Patrick has most recently been seen on stage in Pete N Keely. Other stage credits here include The Book of the Dun Cow, Smoke on the Mountain ‘10 & ‘04, Festival of Christmas ‘08, The Voysey Inheritance, An Ideal Husband, Cold Comfort Farm, South Pacific, and Rehearsal for Murder (which he also stage managed and sound designed). As a resident Sound Designer, his sound credits here at Lamb’s are MIXTAPE, Pump Boys & Dinettes, Godspell, Boomers, The Fantasticks, The Light in the Piazza, Joseph ‘07, American Rhythm ‘06 at the Lyceum, The Secret Garden, and Enchanted April. When not on stage or designing, he can be found building sets or as Lamb’s Audio Master. Patrick is thankful for all His blessings in his life, and wishes you the same. Thanks for coming by, enjoy!

Kyrsten Hafso-Koppman
Kyrsten is thrilled to be a part of Lamb’s Educational Outreach team! She has appeared in Lamb’s productions of Fiddler on the Roof, Pete’ n’ Keely, and Joe vs The Volcano. Other San Diego credits include: Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! (The Old Globe), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Intrepid Shakespeare), Assassins (Cygnet Theatre), Sweeney Todd (Moonlight Stage Productions), King o' the Moon (North Coast Repertory Theatre), and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Welk Resort Theatre). Kyrsten recently performed the role of Mary in Respighi's Oratorio Laud to the Nativity in Spokane and Seattle. Kyrsten has loved her opportunities to work will kids of all ages. Before moving to San Diego, Kyrsten taught dance in Alberta, Canada, and in Spokane, Washington. She has taught elementary music for Saint George's School and directed the St. Marks Lutheran Children’s Choir, both in Spokane. She has also choreographed for Seattle Children’s Theatre and Seattle Children’s Chorus. In San Diego, Kyrsten has taught college level musical theatre performance, musical theatre dance and voice classes at San Diego State University as well as elementary school music in Encinitas. She has choreographed for ACT San Diego, American Rose Theatre, North County School of the Arts, and North Coast Repertory Theatre. Kyrsten currently teaches private voice and piano lessons in San Diego. She earned her B.A. in Vocal Performance from Whitworth University and her M.F.A. in Musical Theatre from San Diego State University.

Kevin Hafso-Koppman
Kevin, a San Diego native, is excited to be back at Lamb’s Players, joining this production of The Foreigner. RECENT CREDITS: A nice Indian boy (Old Globe, Reading,) His Girl Friday, Accomplice: San Diego (La Jolla Playhouse); Birds of a Feather (Diversionary Theatre); Zoot Suit (San Diego Rep). LOCAL CREDITS: Henry IV Part I, King O’ the Moon, The Drawer Boy, Mistletoe, Music and Mayhem, Becky’s New Car (North Coast Rep); Speech and Debate, Moscow (Diversionary Theatre); Doubt, Into the Woods (SDSU Theatre); The History Boys (Cygnet Theatre); How I Learned to Drive, Everything Will Be Different (Lynx Performance) and The Winslow Boy (Lamb’s Players Theatre). Kevin has also performed with ion theatre company, 6th @ Penn, Fritz Theatre, Starlight Musical Theatre, and Sledgehammer. Education: B.A. in Theatre Arts (SDSU) and British American Drama Academy at Oxford University. Love and thanks to his family and wife Kyrsten.

Bianca Sanchez
Bianca Sanchez is a Los Angeles native. She attended The Boston Conservatory and graduated with a BFA Musical Theatre. She moved to NYC where she enjoyed living and working, namely in Frank Wildhorn's Havana at the Hilton Theatre, and also, earned her Real Estate License. Growing up, both her parents were teachers, and education has always been a priority for her and her family. Bianca moved to San Diego when cast in San Diego Rep's production of Zoot Suit and also earned her certification to teach SAT and ACT classes with the Princeton Review. Now, Bianca and her partner run their own business as private tutors for the SAT, ACT & College application process, focusing on the importance of good study skills, preparation and also, teaching our young adults how to cope with stress in all their future endeavors. Bianca has been fortunate enough to continue working in San Diego's theatre scene and was ecstatic to work with Lamb's Players Theatre Educational Outreach. She can now put together her love for children, education and performing and still help today's youth. She would like to sincerely thank Kerry Meads and Caitie Grady of Lamb's for this fantastic opportunity.

Edred Utomi
EDRED UTOMI is a recent graduate of the University of San Diego’s Undergraduate Theatre program where he majored in Theatre Arts and Communications. He was most recently seen in Mistletoe, Music, & Mayhem at Ocean Beach Playhouse. He also participated in the Old Globe's New Voices Festival reading for Luce in Luce by JC Lee. He previously performed as Lysander in A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Musical at Intrepid Shakespeare Company, as Valeré in the USD MFA production of Tartuffe and in productions of The Beaux' Stratagem, Anatomy of Gray, Gone Missing, and The Government Inspector at USD. He is overjoyed to be working with such a hilarious cast and would like to thank Lamb's Players for giving him this opportunity. Lastly, he would like to thank God, his family, friends, and the USD TAPS department for all their love and support over the years


" I liked the way you talked about respect and teamwork and not to use dangerous weapons and to stick up to a bully. I hope you can come next year!"
4th Grader - Foussat Elementary: Oceanside

" BASH was a SMASH! It was fun, entertaining and a great anti-bullying presentation. An excellent assembly, I highly recommend for all schools."
School Counselor - Central Elementary: City Heights

" What I learned is that you don't have to fight back - you can always ignore, get away, get help or say something."
2nd Grader - Spreckles Elementary: University City

" You taught me that if someone bothers you, you don't just start fighting - if you're mad, give yourself a Time Out for five seconds."
5th Grader - Jamul Primary School: Jamul

" Bash was outstanding - lively, interactive, age-appropriate, fun,diverse, and well-performed. It aligned perfectly with our anti-bullying program."
Principal, Nye Elementary: National City

National Endowment for the ArtsWilliam Randolph Hearst Foundations Ahmanson FoundationQualcomm, Inc. Parker Foundation County of San Diego, Community Enhancement Fund County of San Diego, Neighborhood Reinvestment Program Mandell Weiss Charitable TrustAlphonse A. Burnand FoundationMenard Family Foundation Sempra Energy Heller Foundation of San Diego Arthur & Jeanette Pratt Memorial Fund TargetLas PrimerasCush Family Foundation City of Chula Vista and the Chula Vista Performing & Visual Arts GrantSamuel I. & John Henry Fox FoundationSoroptimist International of Coronado Optimist Club of CoronadoCoronado Rotary ClubCommunity Service Association/San Diego Unified School District

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