The Mask and Rose Theater presents “ Ordinary Women Doing the Extraordinary” highlighting a series of short one woman shows celebrating innovators in science , art , journalism, adventure , business , comedy , and leadership. Two nights with different women a focus on each night ( Friday , Oct.1 and Saturday , Oct. 2 beginning at 6:00 PM ) The one woman shows feature local actors telling the life stories of amazing women . Friday night - featured stories about black aviator Bessie Coleman ( Ashley Charwood ) , geneticist Barb McClintock ( Dr. Diane Pittman ) Iditarod Musher - Susan Butcher ( Amber Neuman ) photojournalist Margaret Bourke White ( Patty Lester ) - Dolores Huerta ( migrant worker union organizer and activist played by (BSU student from Ecuador Simone Intriago ) , polar explorer Ann Bancroft ( Cate Belleveau ) Annie Smith Peck pioneering alpinist ( Polly Scotland ) and aviator Amelia Earhart (by young actor Natalie Corcoran ) . Music pre and mid show by musician Hattie Peterson . Dance by Katie Carter .
Second Night - or come for both !! Oct. 2nd - Rachel Carson - pioneering ecologist ( Annette Drewes ) - Native American tribal chair Wilma Mankiller ( Geezis Humphrey ) as well as Native doctor Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte - geneticist Barb McClintock ( Dr. Diane Pittman ) pro baseball pioneer Dot Kamenshek ( Amber Neuman ) - Suffragist on a horse Inez Milholland ( Cate B. ) pioneer comic and producer Lucille Ball ( Polly Scotland ) - transgender youth leader Coy Mathis ( Natalie Corcoran ) . Music by Hattie Peterson .