RESUME for Jill Klein Rone

October 1976 to the present:  Co-director, actress, designer, business manager and producer of NEW WORLD Theater Company.  Educator & workshop facilitator. Creator and principal actor:

Currently: Acting Accordionly
Mystery! An Interactive Adventure
The Ripple Effect, An Enchanting
Exploration into the World of Water
Little Ripples
Silly Jilli
BLESS Yourself®: Breathe, Laugh, Energize, Stretch & Smile!

Past Shows: NEW WORLD New Vaudeville
EARTH MAGIC: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Hot & Cold Running Circus
A Day in the Life of, and The Vision of Justin Illusion
Alice: Through the Looking Glass
Space Director

1997 - 2002: Series of Staged Readings of new plays including Happily Ever  
  After--The Oracle, October 2002  and Pinecrest Rest Haven--Mrs. P, Sept. 1999 
February 1977-September 1978: NEW WORLD in residence at the Baltimore Theatre 
Project, Inc.  Co-director, training program, and trainer, Baltimore 
          Neighborhood Arts Circus
Jenny and the Phoenix--Jenny
1974-1977:  Eighth Level Productions, East, Inc., West Virginia--Co-director,  
       actress, designer and producer of the Elf Farm Players,  AMAZE  and NEW   
WORLD Theater Company 

1976:  Morris Harvey College, Charleston, WV
Prisoner of Second Ave.--Technical Director
1974:  Wisdom Marionette Theatre--recorded script tapes
Masters of the Dramatic Arts--Improvisation Company, Seattle, WA
Driftwood Theatre, Edmonds, Washington
Happy Birthday, Wanda June--Penelope Ryan
Huntington Galleries, Huntington, WV
Krapp's Last Tape--Director
Charleston Children's Theatre, Charleston, WV
Beauty and the Beast--Make-up and Costume Designer, Assistant Director

1973-1974:  The Skid Road Show, Seattle, Washington--Business Manager
Marat-Sade--Charlotte Corday
The Bedsitting Room--Mrs. Gladys Skroak, Ensemble
Firesign Theatre--Assistant Director
The Gnadiges Fraulein--Molly
The Beggar's Opera--Mrs. Peachum
We're Due in Eastbourne in Ten Minutes--Martha
Pogo Christmas Show--Prop and costume mistress

1972:  Teenage Drama Workshop, CA State, Northridge,  Make-up Designer and   
      Supervisor for:
Electric Folderol
Hansel and Gretel
Niccolo and Niccolette--also Assistant Director
1971: Centralia Community Players, Centralia, Washington
Harvey--Myrtle Mae
1966:  Los Angeles Parks and Recreation, City Birthday Celebration 
Valley Folklorico --Ensemble member.
"A Christmas Present...or...turkey for everybody"  Original ensemble production taped and aired on WMUL-TV, Huntington, WV  Christmas, 1974.
"Quick! Frog! or The Great North Star Robbery"  A new Appalachian 
folk tale by Jill Klein and J.W. Rone  WOWK-TV, Huntington, WV May, 1975.
"Two Ladies From the Sun"  An origianl fantasy-adventure by Jill Klein Rone,  WOWK-TV, Huntington, WV. Jan, 1976. 
"Catch-33" Improvisational performance by AMAZE,  June, 1975
"The Jeans Machine" 30 second commercial.  Total production by AMAZE.   December, 1975.
"Maria Broom Cultural Spot" 30 sec, 10 sec. commercials   Ch. 13, WJZ-TV, Baltimore. Summer, 1977.
Radio:  30 Second commercials Co-written & co-produced by Jill Klein Rone
CB Directory, July, 1976
Sam Cole for Putnam County Assessor, September, 1976
         The Down Home Music Hour--promo spot, October, 1976
The Appalachian Literary League
The Illustrated Appalachian Intelligencer
The Hi Fidelity Center
Arcade News and Books, all in October, 197                                          
Video: "Welcome to the New World" Executive Producer, Performer, Creator, Writer 
May 1993 to 2004: Co-owner, director and business manager of Video Visions,      
          production company - audio and video business
Production & Public Relations Credits:
2003 - 2006 Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting - Travel Berkeley  
                      Springs  (TBS)  Producer, PR Director
2003-2005: Winter Festival of the Waters - TBS, Producer, PR Director
1999: Five Rings Media Festival - Morgan Arts Council (MAC), Producer
1998: Five Rings Storytelling Festival - MAC, Producer
1997:  Five Rings Visual Arts Festival - MAC  Producer
1996:  Five Rings Performing Arts Festival - MAC, Producer
1994-2002: Award winning "Uniquely West Virginia:  A Celebration of Wine & Food" - TBS, Co-producer
1993-2005: Winter Festival of the Waters for TBS, PR Director
1983: ROOTS Mini Festival, Landsburg Center & Market 5 Galleries,    
                Washington,  D.C. and Fools Festival, St. Petersburg & Tampa, Florida, Producer
1982-1985: Eclypse Theatre Festival at the Star, Berkeley Springs, WV, Producer
Skills:  Acting, juggling, fire-eating, accordion and concertina, basic song and dance, 
Education and Training:
Taft High School, Woodland Hills, CA   Liberal Arts Major emphasis on theatre   
Annie Get Your Gun--Dolly.
Teenage Drama Workshop, CA State University at Northridge, Northridge, CA   
Summer, 1967. Cinderella--Stepmother.
California State University at Northridge 1968-1973.  Theatre Arts Major  
                Studied acting, all related facets, w/ Jeff Corey, David Alexander & Lew Palter
The Night Thoreau spent in Jail--Make-up Designer
Waiting for Godot--Make-up Designer (Best Design Award)
Twelfth Night--Understudy to Olivia
The Subject Was Roses--Assistant Director
Institute of Children's Literature, Graduate, 1992
Ann Kilkelly, Summer, 2001
Eric Byrd, Summer, 2001
Roger French, Summer 2001
Dan Newton, Summer, 1996, 1997
Liz Lehrman, Spring, 1993, November 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 2000
Claude Kipnis, mime, Fall 1975
Kenyon Martin, National Mime Theatre, Fall 1975
Alina Spak, Polish actress from Theatre Stu, Winter 1977
Robert Sherman, voice and mask work, Spring 1977
Independent Eye, Theatre workshop, Spring 1977
Liz Lehrman and the Dance Exchange, Spring 1978
Paul Iorio, Theatre Education Lab, Winter 1978
Living Poem Theatre, Spring 1978
Fools School, Festival of Fools, Amsterdam, Spring 1978
Bob Levine, Tai chi workshop, Fall 1982
Leo Shapiro, Theatre workshop, Spring 1983
Greg Reynolds, Dance workshop, Spring 1983
Alternate ROOTS Annual Meeting, workshops: Michael Posnick, Benny               
                Rheel, Tom Bullard, Ruby Allen, Spring 1984
Susan Taylor,  Modern Dance, Winter 1986

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