Chamblee Ferguson reads "Preface to My Autobiography" and "The Grand Old Opera" by Steve Martin
Liza Marie Gonzalez reads “Everything is Far from Here” by Cristina Henríquez
Sally Vahle reads “Cleaning Your Gun” by Laurie Lynn Drummond
John S. Davies reads “Half of What Atlee Rouse Knows About Horses” by Bret Anthony Johnston
A founding member of the Brierley Resident Acting Company, Chamblee Ferguson has performed in more than 50 productions at the Dallas Theater Center, which was awarded the 2017 Regional Tony Award. His many stage credits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor®Dreamcoat, The Rocky Horror Show, The Christians, Sherlock Holmes, and Inherit the Wind. Film and television credits include Revolution, The Gifted, Parkland, Friday Night Lights, Walker, Texas Ranger, and PBS’s Wishbone, among others.
Sally Vahle is a Dallas-based actress who works on stage and in media. She is a member of the Brierley Resident Acting Company at the Dallas Theater Center and serves the University of North Texas Department of Theater as Associate Professor of Acting and Voice. Most recently, Vahle appeared as Mildred in the world premiere of Miller, Mississippi at the Dallas Theater Center.
Liza Marie Gonzalez is proud to be a Company Member at Kitchen Dog Theater. She holds a BFA in Theatre Studies and a BA in Psychology from SMU. Her KDT credits include King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, 3 Foote, Ruth, and, most recently, TREVOR. She has also appeared on stage at Second Thought Theatre, Dallas Children's Theater, Project X:Theatre, Cara Mia Theatre, and the Undermain Theatre. She is represented locally by The Campbell Agency, and has appeared in numerous commercials and industrials.
John S. Davies' 30-year acting career encompasses films (RoboCop, P.T. Anderson's Magnolia, and Oliver Stone's JFK), television (Walker, Texas Ranger, Prison Break, Friday Night Lights), and more than 70 appearances on local stages. He has written and performed two solo shows, most recently winning the audience award at WaterTower Theatre’s Out of the Loop Festival. He is currently at work on The Nightingales by Peter Quilter for 130 Productions.
3:00–5:00 p.m. Short story writing workshop led by author Bret Anthony Johnston, Director of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin: $20. Advance reservations strongly recommended as space is limited.