The Dating Project
By Max Langert

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Organized and proficient in her professional life, Tara is messy and lonely in her personal one. So she does what any good project manager would, and creates a detailed project plan to launch a stable relationship. When there’s a problem, she logs a bug. When there’s something missing, she creates a feature request. What could possibly go wrong?

Premiere production this summer!


Max Langert is a local and well-loved Austin playwright with many successful productions in the Austin area and more. 
His work has been featured at TestifyAustin Bat CaveListen to Your Mother and FronteraFest, and there’s a brief profile of Max published here. Max also runs the mini-collective Cinnamon Path Theater.  They mount original work and put on benefit shows (for the Autism Society of Central TexasThe SAFE Alliance of Austin, the Kimbondo Orphanage of Kinshasa and VELA Families). These shows feature dozens of local artists and performers.

More at: https://maxlangert.com/


Premiering July 17-19 & July 24-26: 7:30pm
at
Hyde Park Theatre
511 West 43rd St
Austin, TX 78751

 
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Press and Reviews:

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Meet the Cast and Production Team

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Yaakov Abrams:
Director

Yaakov is thrilled to be part of SBT. He is a graduate of Booker T. Washington HSPVA and has a BA in Theatre from The UT - Austin.  Yaakov has been a theatre educator for 10+ years and worked as an actor in Texas and Chicago before that. 

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Anna Becker:Lori/Carol

Anna is a core member of Summer Break Theatre. Anna has her BFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Florida and later on earned her Master of Education from Texas A&M.  She is a middle school theatre teacher in Lake Travis ISD.  Prior to that, Anna lived in Los Angeles where she was a founding member of the award-winning sketch group Oh You and Your Bone Spurs, a frequent participant in Comedy Central’s storytelling night Sit and Spin, and happened to film a TV pilot, a couple of indie movies and a studio picture.  She lives in Austin with her husband and two sons and is beyond excited to work with Summer Break Theatre!

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David Lampe:
Various/Boss

David Lampe (core member) has been a high school English teacher for over 25 years. He has been performing in theater and improv troupes even longer and he is delighted to be joining Summer Break for their third season.

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Eden Dill:
Stage Manager

Eden Dill is so excited to be working on her first professional show in the Austin theatre scene. She is an alumni of Rouse High School and has previously worked on shows such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Miserables, and Picasso at the Lapin Agile. Eden would like to thank her family for their support as well as the cast for making this production an overall enjoyable experience.

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Maggie Meador:
Tara

Maggie is the founder of Summer Break Theatre. Maggie served as a Theatre teacher for 9 years, with most of her time teaching in Round Rock ISD. Maggie was a member of ARTS Lead, Academic UIL, and her theatre program placed nationally at TX Thespians' Jr. Prior to teaching, Maggie toured as a stage manager and actor in NYC, and worked with Austin Lyric Opera and the Long Center.  Maggie works at the Capital as the Supervisor for Educational Tours.

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Brandon Hobratschk:
Various/Mark

Brandon Hobratschk (Rex/Cool Guy/Boo Boo/Mark) - is excited to be making his Austin theatrical debut!  He is a native Houstonian and has numerous credits in and around the Houston area.  Favorite credits include: The Stage Manager (Our Town) Clown 1 (The 39 Steps) Fagin (Oliver!) John Proctor (The Crucible) and multiple credits with The Houston Grand Opera.  Holland Lodge #1 AF & AM.  Non quis sed quid.  Illigetimi non carborundum.  

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Max Langert:
Playwright

Max has performed at TestifyAustin Bat CaveListen to Your Mother and FronteraFest, and there’s a brief profile of him published here. Max also produces with the mini-collective Cinnamon Path Theater.  They mount original work and put on benefit shows (for the Autism Society of Central TexasThe SAFE Alliance of Austin, the Kimbondo Orphanage of Kinshasaand VELA Families). These shows feature dozens of local artists and performers.

 

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Gavin Kenter:
Lighting Designer

Gavin Kenter is a recent graduate from Hutto HS and plans on furthering his theatrical lighting education at ACC. Gavin has worked on 10+ productions as lighting designer and plans on continuing his work in the Austin area.

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