Les Miserables performed in June, 2016. Director's Note: "The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves." ~Victor Hugo, Les Miserables Les Miserables teaches so many lessons in just 2 1/2 hours! For my vision, I used the quote above as our focus for this production. So many people yearn to be seen for who they really are in their most miserable moments. And when some one does truly see them and … [Read more...] about Les Miserables, School Edition, 2016
Teen Boot Camp, 2015: It’s about us!
TBC was designed to give teens an intensely memorable theatre experience. Think theatre school on steroids and that is TBC... if you dare! Director's Note It's about us! The relationships we create on stage and the friendships we develop offstage make theatre magical! magical for the audience and for the actor's experience as well. One of my favorite quotes is by Lawrence Olivier, "Actors must understand each other, help each other, and … [Read more...] about Teen Boot Camp, 2015: It’s about us!
Teen Boot Camp, 2014: It’s Personal!
TBC is designed to give teens an intensely memorable theatre experience. Think theatre school on steroids and that is TBC... if you dare! Director's Note It's Personal! A good actor needs to not only learn to act effectively, but to know their self so well that they can use their body, talents, weaknesses, and experiences in a rich fabric that becomes their characters. These teens are becoming this kind of good actor: creating characters … [Read more...] about Teen Boot Camp, 2014: It’s Personal!
Director's Note "Who would need me for me/Need me for me alone?" I love this lyric in "Something Was Missing" that Warbucks sings in the second act to Annie. You can have all the riches in the world, but the joy in this life comes from loving and being loved for exactly who you are. We have become and Annie Family and love each other as is. Enjoy this beautiful journey of finding this love in the most unexpected of places! ~Toni … [Read more...] about Annie, 2014