This collection features images from Ouachita Baptist University Department of Theatre Arts presentation of the fall children's show The Crane Wife, a tale of a poor man who finds a beautiful woman in the place of a crane he nursed back to health. Performances were held in Verser Theatre Sept. 20-25, 2012. To view the promotional poster, visit https://scholarlycommons.obu.edu/theatre_posters/9/.
The Cast included: Jacob Sturgeon as Kokuro; Heather White as Crane Wife; Betsy Wilson and Chad Burris as narrators; Ben Perry as the Neighbor; and Joe Ochterbeck as the Samurai. The Village Chorus included: Lauren Linton, Bethany Gere, Cami Willis, Kenderick Scorza, Ben Stidham, and Robby Taylor. The Crane and Dance Chorus included: Stacy Hawking, Kaylee Nebe, Jordan Miller, Kayla Esmond, Natalie Williams, and Caitlin Secrest.
The Production Crew included: Director--Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Daniel Inouye; Assistant director--Garrett Whitehead; Stage manager--C.J. Bernard; Assistant stage manager--Jalin Wesley; Scenic designer and Lighting designer--Professor of Theatre Arts Eric Phillips; Technical Director--Marshall Pope; Choreographer--Heather White; Dance captain--Kayla Esmond; Dramaturg--Sarah Davis; Light board operator--Timothy Drennan; Soundboard operator--Shonna Jasperson; House manager--Cody Myers; Poster and program designer--Adam Oakes; Publicity and front of house Crew members included: Caroline Cain, Truett Dishman, Jacob Kirchovf, Nicole Mattson, Jessica Smith, MaryLacy Thomson, and Hailey Weiner.
The Costume Crew members included: Amanda Murray and Brooke Brackett. Building Crew members included: Mattie Bogoslavsky, Walter Dodd, Shannon Huntsman, Alison Johnson, Blakely Knox, Lindsey Lederer, Danielle Love, Emily Rankin, Blaine Surber, Lily Taylor, and Elizabeth Wheeler. Makeup and hair Crew members included: Kaylee Nebe and Alyssa Eskelsen. Prop masters included: Jillian Kaniss and Kelley Lester. Prop Crew members included: Tara Clem, Annie McMurray, and Aaron Pinion. Scenery shifting Crew included: Reed Ashley and Gideon Curlin.