Author: Holli Harms

The Last Class: A Jazzercise Play

By: Holli Harms You arrive at the Theaterlab and immediately take in the all white room. It feels stark and cold. But this is after all an aerobics class and not some period piece of theatre. We are about to watch actor’s sweat it out for the next 75 minutes. Literally. Tonight the white space is the Chikatawnee Valley Community Center, and tonight the Jazzercise class will be taught one final time by its creator and instructor, Kelsea Wiggan (Megan Hill). It is not Kelsea’s choice to end the class, but the community center wants to get rid of...

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The Institute Of Memory (TIMe)

So what is it that the father’s ghosts wishes to tell the boy? That the boy now a man wishes to tell us? That his father lived a life? That he was here? As an aside near the end of the play, the character of “the son” tells us that maybe there really isn’t any specific answer, just cobbled together reasoning to slightly appease our emptiness.

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