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Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark: Ghost Stories To Dement And Delight
May 12 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm CDT$15
For centuries, we’ve delighted in mysterious, spooky and downright scary tales of the
supernatural and the darker side of human nature. Join us at the historic Texas Theatre
late night gathering will find local storytellers and performers spinning stories that will
send a shiver up and down your spine. Who knows? You might even have an encounter
Born and raised in Pakistan, Baig’s many credits include writing and directing Ban the Tal through Project X Dallas, a multimedia performance about the birth, rise and ideology of the Taliban; BeXchanged at UT Dallas, a performance documenting the nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan; and one-act play Jo Chaho Tum (Whatever You Want), which received productions at Bishop Arts Theatre, Mountainview College and The Drama Club. As an actor, she has appeared as the Fool in King Lear at Shakespeare Dallas, as Frida with Cara Mia Theatre; as Clio for the world premiere of On the Eve at Theatre 3 Dallas, and is the voice of Jerez in Dragon Ball Super.
Currently, Baig serves as Director of Marketing & Special Events at Human Rights Initiative of North Texas and teaches Theatre at UTDallas.
Ariana Cook is a bi-racial actress, director, and playwright. Ariana received her Master’s Degree in Drama from Texas Woman’s University and her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Musical Theatre from Sam Houston State University. She co-wrote the world premiere of WHERE EARTH MEETS THE SKY with Edyka Chilomé and Vanessa Mercado Taylor and recently adapted a new translation of ELECTRA by Sophocles. Ariana’s selected regional acting credits include: Agave in CITY DIONYSIA, Abeni in world premiere of WHERE EARTH MEETS THE SKY, Abby in the world premiere of PORT TWILIGHT OR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE, Pianist in the regional premiere of THE BLACK MONK, Michelle in UNIT COHESION, Dove in CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS, and the title role in EBONY SCROOGE. Selected Regional Directing credits include: ELECTRA, COLOR STRUCK, SACRIFICE, ASSISTANCE, THE BALLAD OF GEORGE ZIMMERMAN, and ZOOT SUIT. Ariana is an alumnus of the Lincoln Directors Lab in New York and the inaugural ArtEquity Cohort that convened at Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2015.
John M. Flores is an Actor/Director/Designer/Playwright/Composer/Musician in DFW. John is a Company Member of Kitchen Dog Theater and has worked extensively with Theatre Three, Second Thought Theatre, Shakespeare Dallas, Dallas Theater Center, Trinity Rep Theater, Cry Havoc Theater, Echo Theater, Teatro Dallas, Cara Mia Theatre, Stage West, Our Endeavors Theater Collective and The Drama Club. John has a BA in Liberal Arts from Texas A&M University and experiments sonically with Jim Kuenzer as JIM/JOHN MAKE NOISE.