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For a sortable spreadsheet list of classes I teach, click on my [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AwDfNt4MqBHF92c034JNBUzJnjoSO1MjwSgL9LyDw78/edit#gid=259707801 SCA Resume, tab for "Classes"]
 
For a sortable spreadsheet list of classes I teach, click on my [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AwDfNt4MqBHF92c034JNBUzJnjoSO1MjwSgL9LyDw78/edit#gid=259707801 SCA Resume, tab for "Classes"]
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<big>List of classes taught as of NOV 2019:</big>
 
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* Conflict Resolution Methods - People not Heraldry
 
* Conflict Resolution Methods - People not Heraldry

Revision as of 21:50, 24 November 2019

Photo
Sophia the Orange circa 2017

Photo pending
Information
Resides: Barony of Windmasters Hill , Kingdom of Atlantia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence Entry
Heraldry
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Registered Arms

Introduction

Baroness Sophia the Orange (Originally, Sophia of Sternfeld of the Barony of Sternfeld, Midrealm)

History:

  • First event: Simple Day, Barony of Sternfeld, Midrealm, July 1992
  • Lived in the Barony of Sternfeld from 1992 - 2005; Moved to Atlantia November 2005
  • Home group: Barony of Windmasters Hill, Canton of Elvegast - Kingdom of Atlantia

MY SCA Resume: click HERE My personal web page: https://sophia.scottandlara.com/

Performing Arts groups I manage:

  • Musica Subterranea - a band of SCA musicians/dancers (we do both) who have produced 5 CDs of recorded SCA dance music (104 tunes) custom arranged for SCA dance reconstructions/choreographies; we also play for SCA dancers.
  • i Scandali - my first Commedia dell' Arte troupe, in the Midrealm; currently under the stewardship of Lady Abigail the Innocent.
  • Commedia All Stars at Pennsic - my second Commedia dell' Arte troupe, only performing at Pennsic, performing annually since 2014.
  • i Firenzi - my third Commedia dell' Arte troupe, in the kingdom of Atlantia; currently performing semi-pro.

Other performing arts groups I think are awesome:

Persona

Late sixteenth century Italian renaissance with great admiration for Elizabethan England and Dutch history. Born in Amsterdam 1560. Traveled to London 1578. Traveled to Florence 1580.

Offices & Positions

  • •Autocrat, Cloved Orange Ball (Barony of Sternfeld, Midrealm) 1998 – 2000
  • •Deputy Seneschal (Barony of Sternfeld, Midrealm) 2001
  • •Barony of Windmasters’ Hill Baronial Performing Arts Champion – 2012
  • •Pennsic Performing Arts Track Co-Lead for Commedia, Foolery, and Physical Theater – 2012 to 2018
  • •Atlantia Kingdom MOAS Deputy for Performing Arts 2013 – 2016
  • •Barony of Windmasters’ Hill Minister Of Art and Sciences – 2013 – 2015
  • •Autocrat, Windmasters’ Hill Cooks and Performers Symposium – 2015
  • •Guildmistress of the Atlantia Performing Arts Guild 2015 – 2019
  • •SCA 50 Year Celebration Event, Performing Arts Department Lead – 2016
  • •Autocrat, Canton of Elvegast’s Performers’ Revel South – 2017 & 2018
  • •Deputy Autocrat of Canton of Elvegast’s Festival of Elvegast – 2019
  • •Barony of Windmasters Hill Pennsic Camp Co-Steward – 2019

Projects & Publications

Compleat Anachronist #173 "Bring Sixteenth Century Commedia dell' Arte to Life" October 2016

Performing Arts groups I manage:

  • Musica Subterranea - a band of SCA musicians/dancers (we do both) who have produced 5 CDs of recorded SCA dance music (104 tunes) custom arranged for SCA dance reconstructions/choreographies; we also play for SCA dancers.
  • i Scandali - my first Commedia dell' Arte troupe, in the Midrealm; currently under the stewardship of Lady Abigail the Innocent.
  • Commedia All Stars at Pennsic - my second Commedia dell' Arte troupe, only performing at Pennsic, performing annually since 2014.
  • i Firenzi - my third Commedia dell' Arte troupe, in the kingdom of Atlantia; currently performing semi-pro.

Other projects:

  • I revamped the Atlantia Performing Arts Guild after my friend Master Corun MacAndra started it in 2002.Atlantia Performing Arts Guild
  • I created the Atlantia Royal Players in 2016, with the blessing of Queen Thora, to encourage more performers to take time to do the administrative work of creating activities for performers throughout AtlantiaAtlantia Royal Players
  • I created and ran the Performing Arts Department for the SCA 50 Year event in June 2016.
  • I Co-Created with a friend and ran the Commedia Track at Pennsic from vague beginnings around 2003 through official Pennsic staff positions 2012-2018.
  • I helped create the first ever Known World Commedia Symposium in 2018


Heraldry

I was given the nickname "The Orange Lady" after creating the event "The Cloved Orange Ball" in 1997. The story can be told by request. My personal heraldry is white and blue with a commedia mask proper for my Augmentation of Arms.

Awards and Achievements

Awards

  • •Award of Arms (Midrealm) – 1997
  • •Award of the Purple Fret (Midrealm) 1999
  • •Order of the Grove for Musica Subterranea (Midrealm) 2000
  • •Order of the Willow (Midrealm) 2001
  • •Order of the Dragon’s Heart (Midrealm) 2004
  • •Order of the Evergreen (Midrealm) 2004
  • •Order of the Grove for i Scandali (Midrealm) 2005
  • •Companion of the Boreas – 2013
  • •Award of the Undine – 2013
  • •King’s Award of Excellence – 2014
  • •Companion of the Kitty Hawk – 2014
  • •Companion of the Pearl – 2015
  • •Augmentation of Arms – 2016
  • •Award of the Notus – 2016
  • •Atlantia University Masters Degree – 2017
  • •Companion of the Golden Dolphin – 2017
  • •Baroness of the Court – 2017
  • •Award of the Fountain – 2017
  • •Award of the Silver Nautilus – 2019


Classes Taught For a sortable spreadsheet list of classes I teach, click on my SCA Resume, tab for "Classes"

Classes Taught List of classes taught as of NOV 2019:

  • Conflict Resolution Methods - People not Heraldry
  • Organizing Performing Arts in the SCA for Performers and Event Staff
  • Commedia dell' Arte for NON actors
  • Commedia dell' Arte - troupe management
  • Introduction to Commedia
  • Commedia Workshop 201 (Advanced)
  • Improvisation Skills for Commedia Characters
  • How to Perform Commedia Characters
  • How to Run an Iron Commedia Session
  • Iron Commedia Sessions - Intro to Commedia with rehearsal and performance.
  • How to Make Commedia Happen in your Local SCA Group
  • Period Commedia Performed for Modern Audiences
  • Commedia dell' Arte by Barry Grantham - what I learned at the 5 day workshop by Barry Grantham in Oxford, England.
  • Late Period Theater, or Commedia & the English Renaissance (Co-Taught with Lady Meriorie Matheson)
  • SCA Dance Music - Sources both modern and historic
  • Pentamere Dances Instruction Package for Promoting Period Dance
  • "IF David Bowie had lived back then."
  • Buffens Sword Dance from Arbeau
  • Queen Adelhait’s Pavane and other SCA Choreographies by Lady Sophia the Orange and Lord Johann von Solothurn
  • SCA Dance - The Dance Steps
  • Creating a Performing Group in the SCA
  • Improvisation Skills for SCA Life
  • Responsible Performing in the SCA
  • How to Create and Run a Kingdom Sized Performing Arts Program
  • Finding Research Materials for Performing Arts in the SCA
  • Bardic Circles 101; aka "Running and Participating in Bardic Circles."
  • Performing Arts Best Practices
  • Performing Arts Feedback
  • Taking the Teeth Out of Stagefright
  • Performing Arts Roundatbles