Excerpts, talkbacks and Q&A with special guests
providing health and healing education and advocacy.

February 10, 2021 at 7:30pm

 “Stefanie Rummel … convinced with an outstanding vocal performance.” Kölner Rundschau


Healing Across Cultures
“Musical Intercultural Cabaret”

by Stefanie Rummel

“Willkommen, bienvenue… and welcome to “Chansons”, my musical Cabaret, my One-Woman-Show and join me on my intercultural journey by seeing and hearing about traditions, delicious food and & music.”

The award winning performing singer and musical theatre actress Stefanie Rummel, has lived in France, the US and Germany and shares experiences about living in other cultures. Have a look at her excerpts of her new intercultural show which highlights the benefits of getting to know other cultures. Jump into the life of other countries and be inspired by their way of living and their traditions. This can make us reflect our own life and help us to go new healing pathways.

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European Triple Threat Entertainer: Multi-award winning singer, character actress, tap dancer, dancer and magician.

Show Creator and Songwriter: More than twenty years of shows for theatre, kick offs, conferences, cabarets, cruise ships, tours, have been created & performed nationally and internationally: Germany, France, Norway, Luxembourg, US.

Musical Theatre Actress: She has been associated with the musical “Nunsense” for 11 years. Her picture is featured in the Dan Goggins Nunsense museum in Connecticut for being part of the longest running show of the world. Other shows were: “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “Sweet Charity” and “Kiss me Kate”.

Multicultural & Multilingual: Having lived in France, Germany and the US, she integrates her intercultural experiences. She performs in English, French and German.

Expertise: Ph.D. in body language, triple certified voice specialist & Estill Mentor Course Instructor, international master classes and lectures, research on vocal production,
talks and trainings on topics such intercultural differences, positive thinking, vocal and nonverbal presence at conferences, universities



SOLO ARTS HEAL, a weekly MarshStream Public Broadcast Platform program, presents empowering performances about healing and resilience. Through hosted interviews, talkbacks and audience Q&A, the Solo Arts Heal program provides transformative experiences, education, community outreach and advocacy through stories that celebrate the healing power of the arts.

About the Hosts

Photo by: Craig Lee

Stephanie Weisman founded and has been the Artistic/Executive Director of The Marsh since its inception in 1989. Under her leadership, The Marsh has grown from a one-night-a-week performance series to producing 600-700 shows annually on its four stages. In addition to its developing work performance series, The Marsh’s programs include: artist-in-residencies, after-school and summer workshops for youth both onsite and in 5 SFUSD, and performance development classes, workshops and Performance Initiatives. In 1996 Stephanie spearheaded the drive to successfully buy their 12,000 sq ft facility on Valencia Street in San Francisco. This increased The Marsh’s programs four-fold as well as provided for a stable Bay Area arts organization. In 2010, The Marsh added a second venue in Berkeley. In 2020, Stephanie initiated MarshStream. She is currently at work developing her opera, Aphrodisia, with dancer, Wei Wang

Gail Schickele champions arts & sciences taking her left and right brain wherever she travels. As an arts manager, consultant, and producer dba SAGE Artists, she convened an ‘Arts Heals’ group of solo artists at APAP 2020 whose unique stories of physical and mental challenges evince the healing power of The Arts.  The COVID lockdown inspired Stephanie Weisman to create SOLO ARTS HEAL to share these outstanding stories of resilience, dramatic and comedic, for the entertainment and benefit of communities everywhere. Gail’s expertise in marketing, management, booking and production has served various theaters, festivals and events nationwide. Trained as a journalist in New York and Colorado, Gail has covered Colorado state politics and the environmental landscape of the Rockies. Environmental science inspires her educational and advocacy work in California with Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project, and for the League of Women Voters for which she’s worked as an administrator and reporter on environmental issues Including legislation, climate science outreach, and co-chair of an environmental speakers series. Gail is honored to host SOLO ARTS HEAL where artists powerful stories offer audiences great performance and ‘informance’ on issues related to health and the environment, inexorably linked.

Kristin Scheel, has worked in production and development at The Marsh since 2018. She is a freelance writer and member of Open Windows art cooperative in the Bayview. She has a background in social work with the State of Oregon and program management experience as a small business owner and preschool director in San Francisco. She has an MFA from Mills College, and serves on the boards of Guerrilla Cartography and PATHSTAR.

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