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Bo Anderson's one act plays Sea Turtle (2009), Puppet Play (2008), Happiness Hunting (2007), Something New (2006), and Pre-Post-Eros (2004), have all been selected for readings at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference.
Puppet Play was produced by Meadowbrook Theatre's 2009-2010 interns in Rochester Michigan. Perseverance Theatre, in Juneau Alaska, produced Puppet Play on their Second Stage in February 2009, and Puppet Play had its world premiere in 2008 directed by Zac Moss at the Arc Theatre in Trowbridge England.
Happiness Hunting was recently produced by Sea Theatre in September 2009 in Solo, Indonesia. TBA Theatre Company produced Happiness Hunting on June 19th 2009 as part of an evening of One Act Plays for the 17th Annual Last Frontier Theatre Conference. In 2008 it was produced for the Warwickshire One-Act Festival, an independent event held as "round one" for the All England Theatre Festival (AETF), and in 2007 Happiness Hunting had its Alaskan Premiere in Valdez, directed by Dawson Moore.
Something New was produced at the Alberta High School Drama Festival in Red Deer Alberta on May 7, 2009 at the Red Deer College Arts Centre. In 2007 it was read on air as a radio play at Alfred University in New York.
In 2006 his one page play Ferry Terminal had its World Premiere at the ONO Theatre in Bern Switzerland, directed by Anna Jakob. While in Anchorage, Alaska his one page play Los Variables was selected for performance at the 2005 Don't Blink One Page Play Festival. Read Plays
Alaskan, Thespian & Proud
As an actor he most recently appeared on Perseverance Theatre's Stage as Ramirez, a cop, in The Government Inspector (2008), Chester in The Long Christmas Ride Home (2008), Lorenzo in Sarah Ruhl's Melancholy Play (2008), Martin in Fool for Love (2006), 2nd Soldier in 12th Night (2005). While at UAF he played Peter in Anatoly Antohin's stage adaptation of Dostoevsky's The Possessed (2003), and Peter in Moliere's Don Juan (2003).
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Puppet Play in the Newspaper
"JUNEAU - Playwright, actor and theatrical carpenter Bo Anderson has had his plays produced in Alaska, the U.K. and Switzerland. However, "Puppet Play" is his first show to be produced in his hometown. The comedy opens Feb. 5 as a Second Stage production at Perseverance Theatre. It is directed by Emily Smith and features puppets as well as real live actors."
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