Story Theater Company presents its second Ten-Minute Play Festival on July 13-14, 2019 at its Black Box Theater!
The festival features plays written and directed by youth associated with STC.
The three plays prior to intermission are appropriate for all ages. We recommend the plays after intermission for ages 12+. Feel free to see just the first half or all six, as works for you!
Sat. July 13 at 7:00 pm
Sun. July 14 at 2:00 pm
Location: STC’s Black Box Theater–615 S. Dayton Ave. suite #133 in Ames
Free will donation
Nancy Evans and Jim Trenberth
SELECTED PLAYS, DIRECTORS, AND CAST
Within Minutes by Asher Suski. Directed by Anika Slowing.
Two women reflect on love and their relationship as their world is about to end.
- Emily – Taylor Noe
- Jordan – Julia Divine
Reflections by Anika Slowing. Directed by Zander Reed.
Several characters realize that though they each have insecurities, the challenges of life can help them grow…together.
- One – Travis Cooper
- Two – Ember Biggs
- Three – Alyssa Speck
- Four – Lydia Grawe
Patients (or The Risks One Takes in Confidence) by Zander Reed. Directed by Morgan Reetz.
A therapist discusses a large past regret and unexpectedly discovers encouragement to move on.
- Patient – Julia Divine
- Therapist – Lydia Grawe
- Dr. Morris – Travis Cooper
Cilantro is the Mark of Death by Ember Biggs. Directed by Josh Gartin.
In a comedically corrupt kingdom, a royal chef’s scheme goes differently than planned.
- Chef – Clara Fields
- Knight – Finnigan Hinderaker
- Baron – Elodie Biggs
- King – Brayden Noe
- Lord – Lily Mellies
- Lady – Ella Grail
Here be the Monstrous by Josh Oren. Directed by Olivia Griffith.
A stowaway, pirates, and an unexpectedly realistic imaginary rival converge on one small ship in the middle of the ocean.
- Olivia – Katelyn Henzi
- Ramsey – Ella Grail
- Mr. Morgan – Elodie Biggs
- Mr. Wainwright – Finnigan Hinderaker
Pool Party by Olivia Griffith. Directed by Amanda Gray.
- Christina – Clara Fields
- Brian – Zack Campbell
- Royce – Zack Harvey
This program is funded in part by local option tax funds provided by the City of Ames through the Commission on the Arts (COTA).