Running Oct. 1-6, 2019, “The Wolves” reveals the lives of an American girls’ soccer team with speed, ferocity and humor. Known only by the numbers on their matching jerseys, the characters in The Wolves reveal their personalities in different ways as we see them prepare for weekly soccer games.
“It is kind of a whacky ride,” explains Director Gaye Jeffers. More than 100 characters and fifty plays are squeezed into a production of an hour and twenty minutes—all exploring contemporary issues about communication, technology and our capacity for love.
Directing the company’s production of the 17th-century French classic is 2011 graduate Blake Harris. He returns to Chattanooga after graduating with a Master of Fine Arts with a concentration in theatre directing from California Arts Institute.
Inspired by the true story of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, “Silent Sky” explores a society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them.