Past Work

Interviews with Crom Saunders below

PUBLICATIONS

A Double-Edged Sword: Social Media as a Tool of Online Disinhibition Regarding American Sign Language and Deaf Cultural Experience Marginalization, and as a Tool of Cultural and Linguistic Exposure
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2056305115624529

PAPERS PRESENTED

“The De-Globalization of World Sign Languages”
January 14, 2014 at the Modern Languages Association conference

“If I Profane With This Unworthiest Hand: Braving the sociolinguistic challenges of translating Shakespearean registers into American Sign Language as an academic text.”
November 19, 2017 at the American Society of Theatre Research conference

THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE: ACTING

THE WIZ – Flying Monkey
Columbia College, Chicago, IL
(Musical – 2010)

Club Owner, Jury Foreman, Doctor
Columbia College, Chicago, IL
(Musical – 2010)

GREASE – Radio Announcer
Columbia College, Chicago, IL
(Musical – 2009)

2258:A COMEDY OF COSMIC PROPORTIONS – Kel-Ga
James Center
(Comedy – 2009)

ASL COMEDY TOUR – Myself (featured performer)
sponsored by Kemi Productions
(2008 – present)

BUTLER DID IT! – Klondike Manservant/Sam Trowel
produced by GPRID, Pittsburgh, PA
(Comedy – 2008)

GILGAMESH: A DREAM – Enkidu
California Stage Theatre, Sacramento, CA
(Drama – 2007)

DEGAS, C’EST MOI – Ed
California Stage Theatre, Sacramento, CA
(One Act Comedy – 2007)

ALADDIN AND THE ENCHANTED LAMP – Aladdin
Storytime Theatre
(Children’s Theatre – 2007)

TRANSLATIONS – Manus
City Theatre
(Drama – 2007)

INTERPRETER’S NIGHTMARE – Myself
Royal Caribbean (cruise to Alaska)
(various sketch characters – 2006)

PINOCCHIO – Pinocchio
Storytime Theatre
(Children’s Theatre – 2006)

TWELFTH NIGHT – Feste
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
(Drama – 2005)

EQUUS – Dr. Dystart
City Theatre
(Drama – 2004)

ICEWORM SHOWS – Iceman
ICEWORM Theatre Group
(Various sketch characters 2000-2008)

CROMANIA! – Myself
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA / various locations
(Various sketch characters, 2004 – present)

WHOSE SIGN IS IT ANYWAY? – Myself
ICEWORM Dream Team
(Improvisation Performer 2000 – 2008)

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK – Jack
Storytime Theatre
(Children’s Theatre 2004)

MOTHER HICKS – Tuc
California Stage Theatre, Sacramento, CA
(Drama – 2003)

THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE: TECHNICAL

WALLS – Property Manager, 2004

BEDROOM FARCE – Property Manager 2003

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK – Property Manager 2003 – 2006
Shows included in Shakespeare in the Park property construction:

    TAMING OF THE SHREW – pirate theme
    TWELFTH NIGHT – 1920’s country club theme
    COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO – traditional 17th century theme
    AS YOU LIKE IT – 19th Century French Pastoral theme
    OTHELLO – traditional Elizabethan theme
    A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – Celtic festival theme
    SHAKESPEARE LITE – Viva La Vegas theme
    MACBETH – contemporary Kabuki theme
    COMEDY OF ERRORS – Moulin Rouge theme
    The DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF – Toon style theme

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK – Carpentry 2003 – 2006

    BEDROOM FARCE
    WOODY GUTHRIE’S
    AMERICAN SONG
    WALLS
    ARCADIA

THE HOBBITT – Puppet Construction 2006

2258: A COMEDY OF COSMIC PROPORTIONS – Puppet Construction 2009

PLAYS WRITTEN (and performed)

DEAF STAR WARS

NIGHTMARE ON ASL STREET

MODERN FAIRY TALES YOU NEVER HEARD BEFORE AND NEVER WILL AGAIN

CROMANIA!

THE HARD, COLD TRUTH

QUILLPOWER

UNDERWATER

WELL-PRESERVED

BUTLER DID IT!

2258:A COMEDY OF COSMIC PROPORTIONS

PLAYS DIRECTED

THE WIZ

BUTLER DID IT!

2258:A COMEDY OF COSMIC PROPORTIONS

GREASE

CHICAGO

THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE – INTERPRETING

MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH – Lookingglass Theatre, 2017

A WINTER’S TALE – Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 2016

IRVING BERLING’S A WHITE CHRISTMAS – Overshadowed Theatre, 2014

RENT – Benedum Theatre, 2009

SPAMALOT – Benedum Theatre 2008

MAMMA MIA! – Benedum Theatre 2008

DAMES AT SEA – North Hills High School 2008

ENCORE! – Carnegie Music Hall 2007

4 BY IVES – California Stage Theatre 2007

URINETOWN – River Stage Theatre 2007

FIRST FRUITS – Storytime Theatre 2006

29 1/2 PLAYWRITING FESTIVAL 2006

SNOW WHITE – Storytime Theatre 2006

ANYTHING GOES – Woodland High School 2006

NORTH VALLEY – Talent Show, 2006

THE HOBBIT – American River College, 2006

RAISIN IN THE SUN – American River College, 2005

THE NUTCRACKER (The Remix) – Storytime Theatre, 2005

THE RAPUNZEL PROJECT – Storytime Theatre, 2005

GREASE – American River College, 2005

DOING GOOD – San Fransisco Mime Troupe, 2005

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – Sacramento Shakespeare Festival 2005

AS YOU LIKE IT – Sacramento Shakespeare Festival 2005

HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES – Sacramento City College 2005

North Valley School Talent Show 2005

SNOW WHITE AND ROSE RED – Storytime Theatre 2005

DR. FAUSTUS – American River College 2005

MR. TOAD’S CHRISTMAS CAROL – Storytime Theatre 2004

RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET – Sacramento City College 2004

THE CRUCIBLE – VAPAC 2004

THE WIZARD OF OZ – El Dorado Musical Theatre 2004

THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES – Storytime Theatre 2004

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW – American River College 2004

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW – Sacramento Shakespeare Festival 2004

THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO – Sacramento Shakespeare Festival 2004

HELLO DOLLY! – El Dorado Musical Theatre 2004

LAS POSADAS – Storytime Theatre 2003

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – Storytime Theatre 2003

ALADDIN – Storytime Theatre 2003

A NEW BEST ON HOLIDAY STREET – Storytime Theatre 2002

SLEEPING BEAUTY – Storytime Theatre 2002

GOLDILOCKS – Storytime Theatre 2002

A BEAUTIFUL THING – Lambada Players 2001


VIDEO INTERVIEWS

Interview with Crom (YouTube)
Interview with Crom (YouTube)
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Interview with Crom Saunders (YouTube)
Interview with Crom Saunders (YouTube)
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Interview with Keith Wann (Vimeo)
Interview with Keith Wann (Vimeo)
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