Week #5: to be healthy
to be healthy
Written & Directed by Jaclyn Renee Vogel
Created in collaboration with the performance ensemble
Motherhood. PTSD. Relapse. Knowing something is wrong and no one believes you. Distrust. Bills you can’t pay. Loneliness. Resilience. Hope. A group of women find themselves intertwined as they face their own personal struggles within the American healthcare system.
Performance ensemble: Courtney Nicole Auman, Dominique Coppella, Meiver De la Cruz, Khadiyah DeSilva, Molly McFadden
Artwork by: Jaclyn Renee Vogel
Jaclyn Vogel is a writer, costumer, director, arts administrator, and theatre creator. Since moving to Cleveland in 2014 from Indianapolis, Cleveland Public Theatre has been her creative home away from home. She began developing to be healthy in 2016 as part of the first Entry Point (A New Play Development Festival) after she went through her own tough times in the hospital. As a theatre creator, Jaclyn’s pieces exploring topics ranging from gun violence, self-love after abuse, and healthcare have been performed at Pandemonium, Ohio City Street Festival, Station Hope, and Entry Point. She was a Joan Yellen Horvitz Assistant Director Fellow in CPT’s 2014/2015 Season, and her assistant directing credits include: Fire on the Water (Part Four of the Elements Cycle) and Lines in the Dust. She is also CPT’s Director of Patron Services.
The goal of Test Flight is to support new work and local/national artists.
– The James Levin Theatre
– Basic production staff, stage management, box office support
– Marketing and advertising support
The artists provide the rest!
The writers, directors, actors, and designers selected for Test Flight dedicate themselves to creating new and original work, or stretching their artistic powers by working in new disciplines.