JulieAnn Charest GovangJulieAnn Charest Govang
Director / Actress

 

www.jacneed.com; www.jacpub.com/JAC
978-302-9121 (cell);
julieann@jacneed.com

Height: 5' 2"          Eyes: Green          Hair: Dark Brown; Vocal Range: Alto II --> Soprano I 

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Directing/Production Experience

Position

Portrayed With

Date

On the Other Side of the Fence Director

Concord Youth Theatre Junior Company, Concord, MA

12/17
Durang/Durang Student Director Advisor Littleton High School, Littleton, MA 11/17
Almost, Maine; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Director Ayer Shirley Regional High School, Ayer, MA 9/17-5/18
Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Director

Middlesex School Summer Arts, Concord, MA

7/17
We Remember: 9/11, I Need a Vocation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Drama Director/Producer Ayer Shirley Regional High School, Ayer, MA 9/16-6/17
Midsummer/Jersey, Bye Bye Birdie Director Littleton High School, Littleton, MA 9/16-6/17
The Love Note Director

Middlesex School Summer Arts, Concord, MA

7/16
November Night Live, Cinderella Drama Director/Producer Ayer Shirley Regional High School, Ayer, MA 9/15-6/16
Zombie Prom Director

Middlesex School Summer Arts, Concord, MA

7/15
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Director/Producer Littleton High School, Littleton, MA 12/14

Through the Looking Glass, The Jungle Book, Winnie-the-Pooh

Director

Concord Youth Theatre Junior Company, Concord, MA

5/14-4/15

STARMITES

Director

Middlesex School Summer Arts, Concord, MA

7/14

Schoolhouse Rock LIVE

Director

ArtsNashoba, Groton, MA

3/14

How to Eat Like a Child..., Fee Fi Fo Fum!, UNhappily Ever After

Director

Concord Youth Theatre Junior Company, Concord, MA

9/12-6/13

Disney's Beauty & the Beast; We Remember: A 9/11 Commemorative; A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play; Godspell; 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Director/Producer

Ayer-Shirley Youth Drama. A.S.R.H.S., Ayer, MA

4/11-5/12

Anne of Green Gables

Director

Concord Youth Theatre Mainstage, Concord, MA

12/11

Romance/Romance

Director

Vokes Players, Wayland, MA

10/11

Bus Stop

Producer

Vokes Players, Wayland, MA

3/11

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 

Director 

Wellesley Players, Concord, MA 

11/10 

To Kill a Mockingbird

Director

Concord Players, Concord, MA

4/09

Godspell

Director

Woburn Repertory Community Theatre, Woburn, MA

2/09

The Wrong Mistake

Director

Acme New Works Winter Festival, Maynard, MA

1/09

P.A.

Director

Playwrights' Platform Festival 2008, Boston, MA

6/08

The Drawer Boy

Director

Vokes Players, Wayland, MA

5/08

Fairy Tales in the Subway Station

Director

Acme New Works Winter Festival, Maynard, MA

1/08

First Night

Director

Acme Theater Productions, Maynard, MA

12/07

Fame, the Musical

Director

River's Edge Players, Hudson, MA

8/07

In Like Flynn

Director

Playwrights' Platform Festival 2007, Boston, MA

6/07

Elephants and Coffee

Director

Acme New Works Winter Festival, Maynard, MA

1/07

The Wiz

Director

Alexander Children's Theatre School, Wellesley, MA

1/07

Cabaret

Director

Alexander Children's Theatre School, Concord, MA

6/06

The Worse Possible Time to Have Writer's Block

Director

Acme New Works Winter Festival, Maynard

1/06

Waiting for the End...

Director

Camelot Players of Greater Lowell, MA

5/05

Criminal Hearts

Director

Acme Theater Productions, Maynard

11/04

Fancy Meeting You Here

Director

Acme Theater Productions, Maynard

1/04

Don't Dress for Dinner

Director

Acme Theater Productions, Maynard, MA

9/03

I Hate Hamlet

Director

Groton-Littleton Theatre, Groton, MA

3/99

Steel Magnolias

Director

Burlington Players, Burlington

5/98

RAIN

Director

Newton Country Players, Newton, MA

5/97

A Double Dose

Assistant Director

Winnmere Family Theater, Burlington

5/94

Deathtrap

Producer

Burlington Players, Burlington

9/93

Isn't it Romantic

Stage Manager

Burlington Players, Burlington

10/92

Dark of the Moon

Producer

Burlington Players, Burlington

3/90

The Foreigner

Assistant Stage Manager

Burlington Players, Burlington

9/89

You Can't Take it With You

Producer

Burlington Players, Burlington

2/89

Gaslight/Angel Street

Producer

Burlington Players, Burlington, MA

9/88

Accomplishments/Awards/Affiliations

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Motherhood (my most prized role to date)  9/01-Present

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President of JAC Publishing & Promotions (Scripts & Arts-related Book Publishing), 2004-Present

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Owner/Editor of The New England Entertainment Digest, 5/95 - Present

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Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild Lead Adjudicator, 9/14-Present

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Middlesex School Summer Arts Instructor/Stage Director, 6/14-Present

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Drama Director, Ayer-Shirley Regional High School, 3/10-12/12, 6/15-Present

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Concord Youth Theatre Board of Directors, 2013-2016

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Director/Instructor, Concord Youth Theatre, 9/10-Present

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Executive Director/Instructor, ArtsNashoba Regional Arts Center, 6/13-Present

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Member, A Goodlie Companye (www.goodlie.org), 9/13-3/15

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Judge's Panel Member, New England Theatre Conference's Aurand Harris Playwrighting Competition, 2013-2015

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Published: "A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play," adapted from the Charles Dickens classic, Copyright PAu 3-623-999, effective January 16, 2012

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Vokes Players Board of Directors 2009-2011

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Director of Education, Alexander Children's Theatre School 3/06-1/07

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Best Director & Best Production Nominations from EMACT's Distinguished Achievement and Special Honors (DASH) - Criminal Hearts - 11/05

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EMACT* Best Supporting Actress Winner, 2011 DASH (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee)

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NETC** Regional Award Recipient for Outstanding Achievement in the American Theatre - 11/04

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EMACT Best Supporting Actress Nominee, 2002 EMACT Annual Drama Festival (Chamber Music)

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EMACT Best Costumes Nominee, 2003 EMACT Annual Drama Festival (Dear Liar)

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EMACT Best Ensemble Production Director, 1998 EMACT Annual Drama Festival (Steel Magnolias)

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EMACT Nominee for Best Director, 1997 EMACT Annual Drama Festival (RAIN)

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EMACT Outstanding Achievement in Acting - (Into the Woods) 1997

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EMACT Outstanding Achievement in Ensemble Performance - (A...My Name is Alice) 1996

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EMACT Outstanding Achievement in Props - (Amateurs) - 1995

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EMACT Outstanding Achievement in Ensemble Performance - (Lend Me a Tenor) 1994

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EMACT Outstanding Achievement, in Acting & Program Layout - (Romance, Romance) 1993

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"Most Outstanding Performer" at the NEJC New England Jazz Festival 1983-1984

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EMACT Board of Directors - 1993-1998, 2000-2001, 2005-2006

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EMACT Festival Chairperson - 1994-1995, 1999-2000, 2006

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American Association of Community Theatres Regional Festival Chairperson - 2000

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Burlington Players Board of Directors - 1985-1991

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University of Massachusetts Chorale 1984-1985

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Former member of The Greater Bostonians

* Eastern Massachusetts Association of Community Theatres
** New England Theatre Conference