Workshops Presenters

Workshop Presenters

  • Bill Voorhees

    Bill Voorhees has been involved in theater for 32 years in the Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Francisco regions. Local theaters where Bill has worked include The Show Below, Thistle Dew Dessert Theatre, Chautauqua Playhouse, and California Stage. Bill was also Artist-in-Residence at Folsom High School and an instructor at Sacramento Country Day School. He currently resides in Los Angeles, where he has worked on The Family Guy and American Dad! for Fox TV Animation. Plays that Bill has directed include the world premieres of Skeleton Stories by Delondra Williams, Red Helen by Jennifer Barclay and Kirsten Vangsness’ Potential Space at Los Angeles’ Theatre of NOTE, where he serves on the Artistic Management Committee. Film and TV credits include Real Time with Bill Maher, Attila, Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark, Ardennes Fury, Circus Kane and Z-Nation.

    billv@lenaea.org

    Bill Voorhees has been involved in theater for 32 years in the Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Francisco regions. Local theaters where Bill has worked include The Show Below, Thistle Dew Dessert Theatre, Chautauqua Playhouse, and California Stage. Bill was also Artist-in-Residence at Folsom High School and an instructor at Sacramento Country Day School. He currently resides in Los Angeles, where he has worked on The Family Guy and American Dad! for Fox TV Animation. Plays that Bill has directed include the world premieres of Skeleton Stories by Delondra Williams, Red Helen by Jennifer Barclay and Kirsten Vangsness’ Potential Space at Los Angeles’ Theatre of NOTE, where he serves on the Artistic Management Committee. Film and TV credits include Real Time with Bill Maher, Attila, Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark, Ardennes Fury, Circus Kane and Z-Nation.

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  • Ian Wallace

    Ian Wallace joined Folsom Lake College in 2012, having worked professionally as a scenic and projection designer, collaborating with directors who include Gabor Tompa, Christopher Ashley and Moises Kaufman. His designs have been seen internationally at venues in Toronto, London, Budapest, Romania, and the Avignon Festival in France. He has also designed for California theaters, such as La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego Rep, and, locally, for B Street Theater and Capital Stage. He also worked in television for several years as a set designer for the soap opera Guiding Light on CBS. He received his BFA in Drama from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, where he had the opportunity to intern for the designer George Tsypin. He earned his MFA in Theater Design from UC San Diego. His designs from UCSD were featured in the student exhibit at the Theater Design Quadrennial in Prague. Ian is a member of United Scenic Artist local 829.

    ian@lenaea.org

    Ian Wallace joined Folsom Lake College in 2012, having worked professionally as a scenic and projection designer, collaborating with directors who include Gabor Tompa, Christopher Ashley and Moises Kaufman. His designs have been seen internationally at venues in Toronto, London, Budapest, Romania, and the Avignon Festival in France. He has also designed for California theaters, such as La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego Rep, and, locally, for B Street Theater and Capital Stage. He also worked in television for several years as a set designer for the soap opera Guiding Light on CBS. He received his BFA in Drama from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, where he had the opportunity to intern for the designer George Tsypin. He earned his MFA in Theater Design from UC San Diego. His designs from UCSD were featured in the student exhibit at the Theater Design Quadrennial in Prague. Ian is a member of United Scenic Artist local 829.

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  • Jim Lane

    JIM LANE is a lifelong lover and student of movies. He has been a practicing film critic since his college days at California State University Sacramento, where he graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts in 1977. Jim was a film critic for the Sacramento News & Review from 1989 to 2019 (https://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/jim-lane/author), and a Tomatometer-approved critic on rottentomatoes.com with 2,170 reviews on that site (https://www.rottentomatoes.com/critic/jim-lane/movies). He was also a chief contributor to Mick Martin & Marsha Porter’s annual DVD & Video Guide from 1990 until it ceased publication in 2007. In addition, Jim is a working actor with stage and film experience stretching back more than 55 years. Favorite stage roles include Henry Higgins in both Pygmalion and My Fair Lady, Elwood P. Dowd in Harvey, the Stage Manager in Our Town, Harold Hill in The Music Man, and Big Daddy in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Jim’s screen credits include Clint Eastwood’s Bird (1988) and Wisdom (1986) with Emilio Estevez and Demi Moore.

    JIM LANE is a lifelong lover and student of movies. He has been a practicing film critic since his college days at California State University Sacramento, where he graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts in 1977. Jim was a film critic for the Sacramento News & Review from 1989 to 2019 (https://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/jim-lane/author), and a Tomatometer-approved critic on rottentomatoes.com with 2,170 reviews on that site (https://www.rottentomatoes.com/critic/jim-lane/movies). He was also a chief contributor to Mick Martin & Marsha Porter’s annual DVD & Video Guide from 1990 until it ceased publication in 2007. In addition, Jim is a working actor with stage and film experience stretching back more than 55 years. Favorite stage roles include Henry Higgins in both Pygmalion and My Fair Lady, Elwood P. Dowd in Harvey, the Stage Manager in Our Town, Harold Hill in The Music Man, and Big Daddy in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Jim’s screen credits include Clint Eastwood’s Bird (1988) and Wisdom (1986) with Emilio Estevez and Demi Moore.

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