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JERRY KRAFT

1523 Sunset Place, Apt. 4

Mount Vernon, WA. 98273

Phone: (360)461-5430

Email: stilljerry@gmail.com

 

Plays: (Only first production noted)

 

HOMELAND  Spokane Civic Studio

PICKUP  Gonzaga University

GRANDMA'S TATTOO Valley Repertory Theatre

THE REHEARSAL Valley Repertory Theatre

THAT THE DAYS MAY BE LONG , WSNA State Convention, Yakima, WA

BREAKING NEWS  Spokane Civic Theatre

ANOTHER REGULAR BROADCAST DAY  Spokane Civic Theatre

COMPANION PIECE  Case-Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

THE BUGHOUSER  Ashland Shakespearean Festival, Ashland, Oregon

OGRE HERE, OGRE THERE Spokane Children's Theatre

ADVENTURES OF RICH AND JUDY IN SEARCH OF THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE Spokane Children's Theatre

WILLOW SPRINGS  Eastern Washington University

PINOCCHIO Spokane Children's Theatre

 

Television and Radio Plays:

 

THE ARTIST OF THE BEAUTIFUL  KEWC-FM

THE MYSTERY OF THE MARMOT  KXLY-TV and Radio

THE TIP  EWU Television Production Workshop

AGENT'S FEE  EWU Television Production Workshop

SUBSCRIPTION TO LIFE  KEWC-FM

 

Screenplays:

APPARENT NEEDS 1993

 

Media:

Seattle Area Theatre Critic, Aislesay.com, 2001- 2004

Seattle Area Theatre Critic, TheatreSeattle.com 2002-2004

Theatre Reviewer KPBX-FM, 1991-1995, 1997-2000

Theatre Reviewer (Contributor) "The Inlander" 1996

Theatre Columnist, "AisleSay", monthly Internet magazine 1995-1996

Principle Writer, Delux Radio Show KXLY-TV and Radio 1993

Theatre Columnist, The New Press 1992

Faculty, Inland Northwest Theatre Arts Festival, 1993,1994,1995

Guest Lecturer, E.W.U., Gonzaga University 1994,1995,1996

Adjudicator, Spokane Civic Theatre, Playwright's Forum Festival, 1995,1996,1998

Faculty, Spokane Civic Theatre School, Playwriting 1994-95

 

                                                                       

Jerry Kraft  Page 2

 

 

Awards

Award of Excellence, Society of Professional Journalists, Inland Northwest Chapter, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1998, 2000

Award Winner, Jackie White National Children’s Theatre Competition, 1996

Playwright's Forum Festival, Best Play 1990

Northwest Playwright's Conference 1983

Marc A. Klein Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting" 1982

Washington Artist Trust Grant 1992

Washington State Nurse Association Commission 1991

 

Dramaturgy:

 

Spokane Public Schools Commissioned Study Guides for:

 

Twelfth Night - Shakespeare

As You Like It - Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet - Shakespeare

Cyrano de Bergerac - Rostand

The Crucible – Arthur Miller

The Imaginary Invalid - Moliere

Tartuffe – Moliere

 

Dramaturg for:

 

The Glass Menagerie (with Patty Duke): Spokane Civic Theatre

Buried Child: Spokane Civic Theatre

Cabaret: Spokane Civic Theatre

I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Valley Repertory Theatre

The Imaginary Invalid: Spokane Civic Theatre

The Lady In Question: Artistic Community Theatre

On Golden Pond: Spokane Civic Theatre

Twelfth Night: Spokane Civic Theatre

As You Like It: Spokane Civic Theatre

 

Literary Associate:

Spokane Interplayers Ensemble, 1996-97

 

Journalism, criticism and poetry published in various periodicals. Plays published by Dramatic Publishing, Springfield, Ill.