Tag Archives: Performing Arts

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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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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So You Think You Can Dance: Week of 6/17 Recap

Another surprising week on SYTYCD. The couples informed the audience about some of their partner’s secrets and of course there were lots of fabulous dances! Up first was Evan and Randi with a “fun” jive by Louis Van Amstel. The judges critiqued Evan’s style saying that it was a little too smooth and too jazzy…
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So You Think You Can Dance Week of 6/10 Recap

This season’s finalists for Fox's So You Think You Can Dance have started off with a bang! Wednesday’s episode showed some of the strongest contestants we’ve seen on the show so far. Jeanine and Phillip started the night off with a Tabitha & Napoleon Hip Hop routine. Despite Phillip’s lack of professional training... (Continue Article)
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So You Think You Can Dance Auditions

For the first time, Fox's So You Think You Can Dance is holding a dual season. As the finalists get underway for season 5, auditions are currently being held for season 6. Next up on the audition tour... (Continue Article)
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Deep Breath

In light of my recent return to the stage, I thought this excerpt from an old essay I wrote would be an interesting addition to the collection. It was written quite a few years ago, but the basic idea behind it most certainly still rings true today. I think any actor with a love for…
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Comedy Showing This Weekend

There is a fun comedy theater production opening this weekend - Taming the Wild, Wild West in a Dress by Billy St. John.  Set in 1895 Lucky Lady, Nevada, a young actor and his troupe travel to Lucky Lady to collect an inheritance bequeathed to him by a great, great aunt he never met. But…
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Advice for Entering the Arts

I recently was interviewed for a student's senior project. She had some really great questions which I thought I would periodically share here, because I feel that sometimes the Performing Arts get lost in the shuffle these days, and there are a lot of important things to consider.  1. Any advice for someone entering the…
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