35th Anniversary -- A Celebration of Theatre
Illustrated Personal Memoir by Michael Evans
I took about 2000
pictures while preparing for the festival, and during the event itself.
These pages will remain works in progress for now and the forseeable
are dedicated especially to John Kilby, Paddy & Fredericka, Joe
& Marianna, Davy & Margaret, Clara, Josee, Issa, Tim, Monique,
Nadine, Eva, Anna Lise, Pierre, Richie, and Bruno.
by Michael R. Evans -- Permission is hereby given by the copyright
holder for free use by participants of Footsbarn 35
the summer of 2006, I took off from Montana to visit Footsbarn
Traveling Theatre at their home base in Central France. I volunteered
to help out with their 35th Anniversary Celebration, and they
accepted my offer -- along with several dozen young actors,
former members, friends, and curious people from many countries.
My Initial Photo Album
was the only American -- well, there were one or two by birth,
and Vincent led a Theater company in the U.S. -- although
he was from France.
Speaking of languages, I spoke NO French, so the theatre pieces
were "all mime to me." My hosts tried their best
to communicate, and teamed me up with English speakers whenever
All Rights Reserved © Michael R. Evans 2006