This weekend marks the grand opening of the Black Box Improv Theater in Downtown Dayton.  In her first live interview on Kaleidoscope, GladGirl Shelly Hulce talks to Justin Howard about what a black box theater is and the types of improv that will be performed in the space. 

Matt Birdsall reads his poem, "How to Write Something I Don't Want to Read."

Local Filmmaker's Homage to the 80's Slasher Film

Jul 10, 2012

Recently released on VHS, The Sleeper is a new slasher film by local filmmaker Justin Russell. Justin created The Sleeper as an homage to a genre that peaked in popularity before he was even born: slasher films.

Slasher films are those horror films from the 1980’s where a maniac offs a group of attractive young people with a machete, or a pair of garden shears, or a shish kabob skewer.

Mary Jo White reads her poem, "Angle of Repose."

Cathy Essinger reads her poem, "What the Black Cat is Not."

Conrad Balliet reads Myrna Stone's poem, "Pyrotechnicalities."


Julie Moore reads Stella Ling's poem, "Benjamin and Julia."

Herb Martin reads his poem, "Ballad."

Conrad Balliet reads Cathy Essinger's poem, "Ladders"

Barbara Astor reads her poem, "Spork"