2019 - 2020 Season

The Snow Queen

    The Snow Queen 
    December 4 – 29, 2019

    Just in time for the holidays, Synetic presents a whimsical, family-friendly adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s beloved fairy tale, The Snow Queen. Join Gerda, a little girl with gumption, a magic mirror, and a quest to save her best friend, as she sets out on a life-changing journey that takes her over mountains and across distant lands to the Snow Kingdom. Once there, she harnesses her inner-strength and wit to defeat the coldest threat of all.

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    Directed by Ryan Sellers and adapted by Emily Whitworth, Synetic Theater’s striking visuals and movement-driven storytelling will make this stunning adventure a compelling holiday entertainment option for the whole family.

    Ryan Sellers (Director): Has been a teaching artist, actor, and director in the DC area since 2008. He wrote and directed Adventures with Mr. Bear (Arts on the Horizon) and is currently working on his next original piece with Arts on the Horizon. Recently at Synetic, he adapted and directed The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Ryan has directed productions for youth include Shrek Jr. (Alice Deal Middle School), Peter Pan, Oliver, A Midsummer Nights Dream, Mary Poppins (MVCCT), Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland (Creative Cauldron), Teen Midsummer, Teen Romeo and Juliet, and Lord of the Flies (Synetic Teen Company), Lion King Jr, Seussical Jr, and Honk Jr (Aquinas Montessori). He has performed with several companies around the DC area including Shakespeare Theatre Company, Constellation Theatre, Signature Theatre, Arts on the Horizon, Imagination Stage, Adventure Theatre, Studio Theatre, Longarce Lea, and Creative Cauldron.

    Emily Whitworth (Adaptor) is proud to be behind the table after adapting Titus Andronicus in 2018. As a Synetic Company Member, Emily’s acting credits include The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Sleeping Beauty, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet… the rest is silence, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest, Jekyll & Hyde, and The Nutcracker. Other recent acting credits include: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at Imagination Stage; Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven at Rorschach Theatre; The Master & Margarita at Constellation Theatre; Love & Information, What Every Girl Should Know and Dry Land at Forum Theatre; and Whipping, or the Football Hamlet at Longacre Lea.