Category Archives: Performing Arts

New Footlighters of CUMC Board

It has been my pleasure to serve as president of Footlighters of CUMC for some years now.  I have been a part of the group in various ways for close to 20 years!  But as with all things, nothing can stay the same, and with all of the changes in both the organization and my…
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Stories That Dance – A Fun Opportunity for Local Elementary Students

The Northeast Ballet Company of Schenectady and Proctors Theater is hosting a special program that not only helps combat declining literacy rates in children, but also combines valuable skills in creativity, confidence, and problem solving, with the art of dance. The students create their own stories, then work with professionals from the Northeast Ballet Company…
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Hustle Performance team for Albany, NY Area

Brian Sipe and Bob Englert are forming a brand new Hustle Performance Team. In the next 8 weeks, students will learn a hot new hustle routine and will perform at a variety show on Saturday, March 27th. Hosted every Tuesday night at the Cohoes American Ukranium Citizens Center, the class will start with one hour…
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Help Save the New York State Theater Institute!

The New York State Theatre Institute (NYSTI) has been an important part of New York for 36 years. This is a place that prides itself on providing unique, cultural experiences for children and teachers.  Many talented actors have left the Institute to go on to do other exciting, and fulfilling work.  Moving beyond the stage…
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On Golden Pond Thank You

[caption id="attachment_215" align="aligncenter" width="300"] On Golden Pond Cast & Backstage Crew[/caption] Footlighters of Calvary would like to send out a very big thank you to everyone who came to our production of On Golden Pond. We had a very successful run and were so excited to introduce some wonderful new talent to the Footlighters stage!…
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Taming the Wild, Wild West in a Dress Set

[caption id="attachment_210" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Opening Saloon Set for Taming the Wild, Wild West in a Dress"][/caption] So I've had a few requests for pictures of the set we used for Taming the Wild, Wild West.  Unfortunately, I have not been able to locate the usual good shots I normally have of our sets.  But, I…
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On Golden Pond

Footlighters Theater Group presents On Golden Pond! Jean DeLollo Theater Calvary United Methodist Church 15 Ridge Place Latham, NY November 6, 7, 13, 14, 2009 7:30 pm (Doors open 7:00pm) November 7, 2009 2:00pm (Doors open 1:30pm) Directed by Sky Vogel and starring Michael F. Hayes, Paula Ginder, Edmund Metzgold, Mindy Miner, Zachary Pearson, and…
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Auditions for On Golden Pond

Footlighters Theater Group has a couple of roles left to fill for this Fall's production of On Golden Pond.  If you are in the Capital District area in NY, and are interested in participating in the show, please contact us at [email protected] Rehearsals are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings. Performances are the first two weekends…
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Taming the Wild, Wild West in a Dress

[caption id="attachment_167" align="aligncenter" width="211" caption="Lady Claire & Colt Revolver, Jr."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_168" align="alignright" width="189" caption="Rhoda Steed & Russell Grub"][/caption] Just wanted to send out a big thank you to all of you who supported Footlighters' spring production of Taming the Wild, Wild West in a Dress! The show ended up being a successful comeback for…
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