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Ten-Minute Dramas presents "Chemistry".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A program called "Red, White & Blue" wants veterans, first responders and their loved ones to get the mental and emotional help they need.

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Arizona Spotlight

June 13, 2024

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Featured on the June 13th, 2024 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Meet Bill Reynolds, a Navy veteran and the director of Military and First Responder Trauma Recovery, or the “Red, White and Blue” program at Sierra Tucson. Bill and his team provide mental health support for military vets and police; offering sensitive, trauma-informed care for first responders and their loved ones. Learn how they are accelerating their experiential & outdoor therapies and adopting some remarkable neuro-driven, high-tech treatment.
bill reynolds f;ag VIEW LARGER Bill Reynolds, a 30-year Navy veteran, is now director of Military and First Responder Trauma Recovery, or the “Red, White and Blue” program at Sierra Tucson.
  • And, the premiere of a new “10-Minute Drama”, written by Alejandro Canelos and starring Tucson theatrical icon Susan Claassen. “Chemistry” is about a young man finding his life forever changed by a family secret, and one woman’s hope that science can overcome her loneliness.

Chemistry- Ten Minute Dramas
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“Chemistry” was written and adapted for radio by Alejandro Canelos, from his book Ten-Minute Dramas for the Stage, published by Neotenic Press. It stars Susan Claassen as Lydia, Sean Hazen as Rene, Dawn McMillan as Mediator, Betsy Kruse Craig as Mrs. Foster & Jonathan Zenz as Mr. Foster. Stage direction read by Alejandro Canelos. Directed by Betsy Kruse Craig. Original score composed by Alejandro Canelos, produced by Mike Levy at 11:11 Studios in Tucson, Arizona.

ten minute dramas Twenty-four plays, for reading or performing. In ten minutes or less. With Ten-Minute Dramas, Alejandro Canelos gets right to the point.
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Web page by Alecia Vasquez.

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