A Toast to Jane Austen- Free Event
December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Toast to Jane AustenSaturday, December 12, 2020 at 2 p.m to 4 p.m. Pacific TimeVia Zoom (registration required). Free.The California Regions of JASNA invite you to celebrate Jane Austen’s birthday with them at this “theatrical” afternoon salon of ideas, games, and fun. This is an online group event by JASNA Southwest, JASNA Northern California, JASNA Greater Sacramento, JASNA San Diego and JASNA Central California. There will be panel discussions, games, and a celebration for Jane’s Birthday!
To register: https://bit.ly/JASNACA2020Free of charge and open to all who love Austen!PANEL DISCUSSION: “Theatrically yours, Jane Austen”Enjoy this panel on “theatrical Austen” with theater professionals who have a first-hand understanding of taking Austen from the page to the stage.
- Brooke Aiello – Theatre professor, California State University, Fresno
- Nandita Shenoy – Actor and playwright
- Amy Stallings – History professor, playwright, and historical interpreter with Colonial Williamsburg
- Hana S. Sharif – Theater director and artistic director with Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
The panel will be moderated by JASNA Central California regional coordinator Heather Parish, who is the executive director of the Rogue Performance Festival in Fresno, California.
____THEATRICAL PRESENTATION:Original Theatrical Presentation by writer-actress Carissa Meagher.
_____SOCIAL TIME WITH THE JANEITES:Join us for some camaraderie and good spirits as we play together: Austen Adaptations Trivia, an Austen-themed scavenger hunt, and a Zoom costume contest. So gather your Austen goodies, don your best cap for visiting, and join us for some afternoon fun!