In addition to being a communications specialist, Patricia is also a professional actor and has performed in numerous commercials, films and on the legitimate stage. She has been a member of Actors Equity Association and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists for all of her adult life. She has three one-woman performances built around themes about women and in which she plays multiple characterizations. An additional theatrical program is for the holiday season. It is called Scenes and Symbols of the Season and is designed, in an ecumenical way, to celebrate the holiday season.
Portrait of the American Woman!
... humorously, poignantly and dramatically traces the growth of the
American Woman through over 200 years of history. By use of
feathered pen, shawl, vest, etc., Ms. Ball adroitly shifts from
one character to another, presenting a panorama of fascinating
characterizations. Sixteen different characters are represented,
including Abigail Adams, Mary Todd Lincoln, Amelia Bloomer,
Sojourner Truth and Eleanor Roosevelt.
... penetratingly and amusingly defines numerous aspects of
"woman" as young girl, mother, working woman, older woman, and
many others - real and fictional - fourteen characterizations in
The Magnificent Rebel!
... brings to life the dynamic Edna St. Vincent Millay. Using
only her words, her letters, her anecdotes, her poetry and scenes
from her plays, Ms. Ball actually seems to becomes this exciting
rebel, as she follows Millay's days from Vassar to her death,
reflecting her loves, her lovers, her spirit and her ideals.
Scenes and Symbols of the Season
... shares the emotion and experiences of a variety of
fascinating people through selections like "The Gift of the
Magi," "The Ballad of the Harp Weaver," a Hanukkah story, and
many more. This delightful holiday offering includes segments to
suit every mood -- humorous anecdotes, tales of joy, touching
accounts of love and generosity, and deeply moving stories of