McNeil Productions   Mission Statement The company is committed to producing plays that deal with African-American cultura...
Written   By: Pearle Cleage PRESENTING : A McNeil Production
Chain Synopsis: <ul><li>Chain is a brutally honest and poetic exploration of drug addiction, family, religion, and persona...
Melissa R. Jones <ul><li>Melissa Jones, a native North Carolinian, began her passion for  the stage in her elementary afte...
Melissa R. Jones <ul><li>Theater </li></ul><ul><li>A Family’s Play   Claudette  The Producer’s Club, New York City </li></...
Performances of Chain Friday February 8, 2008 Saturday February 9, 2008 Show Time at 8pm Free/Accepting Donations The 411 ...
The Team Mekeva McNeil Producer/Director Amanda Auguste Public Relations Director  Jessica Jones  Marketing Director Maris...
CONTACT EMAIL:  [email_address] MySpace: myspace.com/theplaychain Amanda Auguste Director of Public Relations 407.616.9681...
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  • Chain Electronic Press Kit

    1. 1. McNeil Productions Mission Statement The company is committed to producing plays that deal with African-American cultural and community issues through plays that speak strongly to the experiences of our audience. In addition, McNeil Productions is widely regarded as nurturing many up-and-coming actors, directors, designers and technicians of color to provide an opportunity to develop their theatre skills and communicate their visions.
    2. 2. Written By: Pearle Cleage PRESENTING : A McNeil Production
    3. 3. Chain Synopsis: <ul><li>Chain is a brutally honest and poetic exploration of drug addiction, family, religion, and personal salvation. </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa, who is fighting literally and metaphorically to escape from what her life has become, speaks directly to the audience as she examines the best and the worst of herself . </li></ul><ul><li>Starring: </li></ul><ul><li>Melissa R. Jones </li></ul><ul><li>As </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa Jenkins </li></ul>
    4. 4. Melissa R. Jones <ul><li>Melissa Jones, a native North Carolinian, began her passion for the stage in her elementary after school program. </li></ul><ul><li>Following her dream of the stage, Melissa moved to New York in 2002 to attend </li></ul><ul><li>The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. </li></ul><ul><li>While in the conservatory she excelled in dance, stage combat, voice, and her acting performances. </li></ul><ul><li>Chain is her first one woman show and she looks forward to a successful career in the theatre. </li></ul><ul><li>Watch out! </li></ul>
    5. 5. Melissa R. Jones <ul><li>Theater </li></ul><ul><li>A Family’s Play Claudette The Producer’s Club, New York City </li></ul><ul><li>The Maids Solange Ivar Theater, Los Angeles </li></ul><ul><li>Ma Rainey Slow Drag Ivar Theater, Los Angeles </li></ul><ul><li>Lysistrata Myrhinne Ivar Theater, Los Angeles </li></ul><ul><li>Wedding Band Julia Ivar Theater, Los Angeles </li></ul><ul><li>PianoLesson Bernice Ivar Theater, Los Angeles </li></ul><ul><li>Blues For Mister Charlie Jaunita Ivar Theater, Los Angeles </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s Hour Martha Ivar Theater, Los Angeles </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>The American Musical and Dramatic Academy 2002-2004 </li></ul><ul><li>2109 Broadway NY,NY 10023 and 6305 Yucca Street Los Angeles, CA 90028 </li></ul><ul><li>Acting Technique Lisa Jacobson, Mark Riherd </li></ul><ul><li>Scene Study Jimmy Bohr, Andrea Masters, Luke Yankee </li></ul><ul><li>Improvisation Francis Callier, Michael Perilstein </li></ul><ul><li>Dance Michelle Hart, Grant Rosen </li></ul><ul><li>Voice Production Deborah Ross-Sulivan </li></ul><ul><li>Acting for Camera Todd Patrick Breaugh, Stu Levin </li></ul><ul><li>Special Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Dialects: Standard American, RP, Cockney, Irish, Southern (North Carolina) </li></ul><ul><li>Stage Combat: Single Sword, Rapier and Dagger, Broadsword, Unarmed </li></ul>
    6. 6. Performances of Chain Friday February 8, 2008 Saturday February 9, 2008 Show Time at 8pm Free/Accepting Donations The 411 Space @ Times Square Arts Center 300 W.43 rd St., STE 411 New York, NY 10036
    7. 7. The Team Mekeva McNeil Producer/Director Amanda Auguste Public Relations Director Jessica Jones Marketing Director Marisha Scott Creative Director Ola Akinmowo Stage Designer/Manager Melissa Jones As Rosa Jenkins
    8. 8. CONTACT EMAIL: [email_address] MySpace: myspace.com/theplaychain Amanda Auguste Director of Public Relations 407.616.9681 Jessica Jones Creative Director 504.220.8646

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