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Saturday, February 23, 2008
THIRTEEN QUESTIONS WITH STEPHANIE DENSON
1. What is your code name?
Llamaface.

2. So then your spirit animal must be a…?
Llama!

3. What is your personal slogan?
“Don’t be a hero.”

4. Do you have an allegiance to any particular fictional character, cartoon, or celebrity?
Baloo from The Jungle Book!

5. What is the first thing you'd buy with a million dollar inheritance from a long-lost relative?
I already bought a scooter. Maybe new mats for DA?

6. Good answer! If you could have a super-power, what would it be?
Flying. Unimaginative, I know.

7. What were you hoping no one would find out about you?
My second belly button. I’m kidding…No, I’m not…Yeah…

8. What would be the title of your first book?
That Ain’t Right.

9. What are your power foods?
Chocolate and homemade popcorn.

10. What are some of your favorite quotes?
“If you stand for nothing, you’ll fall for anything.”
“It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.”
“If you hold on tight to what you think is your thing, you may find you’re missing all the rest.”
“If you should die before me, ask if you could bring a friend.”

11. What is your theme song?
Circus music!

12. So are you a ninja, a pirate, or a cowboy?
Me loves the open seas, arrrr!!!

13. you “double” as anything else?
A sexy secretary…
Saturday, February 23, 2008
In the midst of rehearsing for Just Say DA!: Direct Object, Steph talks about her relationship with objects over the years…

I’ve loved some and I’ve left some. I’m particularly fond of scarves, books, popcorn kernels, hair combs, lipstick tubes, and crayons.

February 2008
Newest company member Steph Denson tells us the whole truth and nothing but the truth about our resident designer, Jamie Rhodes.
What super power does Jamie already have?
The ability to calm you… in a super way.

What is her slogan?
“Do you want to play with Justin?”

What is her codename?
MacGuyver.

That’s what lots of people said, including Jamie herself! Who do you think Jamie may have been in another life?
Michael Jordan, for sure.

Of what is Jamie a champion?
She is a champion ghost remover!

What is her spirit animal?
Sunbear.

If she were an object, what would she be?
A net.

What else can you tell us about Jamie?
…she can be known to giggle incessantly!

Lots of people said that, too. Thanks, Steph.

To see what Jamie says about Scott, click here.
To see what Michelle says about Steph, click here.
PHOTOS
PROJECTS

57 Boyfriends
Steph's semi-autobiographical one-woman show was a big hit at the Frontera Fest 2009 Short Fringe, making it all the way to Best of the Fest! Co-directed by Kirk German and Heather Huggins, Steph's performance, which featured two of her journals, a bottle of wine, and a trunk full of junk, was hailed for its "unflinching honesty" and "courage." One night, she even performed through a torrential downpour and a black-out! We're proud to say that 57 Boyfriends was sassy, irreverent, and thought-provoking, just like Steph herself!

Just Say DA!!
Since Steph wasn't yet a DA! member when we debuted Direct Object last winter, she is now finally discovering the joys of "Object Playtime" as we move towards mounting our full-length production for next year. Although she started out by "dating" a newspaper (following the legacy of Robin Grace Thompson), she's started to show interest in a certain storage trunk (her co-star from 57 Boyfriends)...

BIOGRAPHY

Steph Denson   graduated from St. Edward's University in May 2008 with a B.A. in Theatre Arts. She just finished performing in the latest incarnation of her one-woman show, 57 Boyfriends, a DA!-produced entry for FronteraFest 2009 which advanced to Best of the Fest. She also had the pleasure of performing in DA!'s Relative Space at HPT last December. . ...read more

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FUN FACTS
superpower ability to transmit happiness to the far corners of the universe; superhuman computer whiz skills house the reptile house
action Checkers animals llama
lips “I have no idea what I’m doing… I’m just doing!” objects a crushed red velvet love seat, a 1920s radio microphone
film strip Bette Davis, Rainbow Brite question mark She is capable of playing a wide variety of Asian characters.
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