Discover 2018

Hello all!  We are having a fabulous fall at QCT.  I’m so proud of last weekend’s sold-out run of Harriet the Spy.  This 1960s tale was a great challenge for the student actors, and gave us a lot of intriguing questions to dive into throughout the process! Things are already in motion for our 2018…

New Photos, Auditions, and More!

Hello all! It’s been a busy time at QCT as we are kicking off our 80th season.  Last month, the student theatre production opened our production of Disney’s Tarzan.  The show was performed in collaboration with Quincy University’s Sign Language Interpreter Training Program; American Sign Language was integrated into every aspect of the show.  We…

Imagine. Create. Collaborate.

Well, yesterday we closed A Wrinkle in Time, this week fall classes begin, so it seems like the perfect time to go into detail about the exciting and interesting projects I have coming up in the new season: Tarzan – That’s right, I’m finally doing a Disney show at QCT.  This February, we are bringing…

A Wrinkle in Time – Auditions Next Week!

It’s been a wonderful and eventful summer here at QCT.  Totally Red finished its three month tour to local schools, libraries, and community groups; The Halloween Trilogy spooked audiences throughout June, and Triple Threat Boot Camp jazzed it up in August as 69 students learned about classic jazz musicals and created a killer showcase. This…

The Halloween Trilogy

So many wonderful projects are coming to a head this week.  We just wrapped up spring classes, summer registration is now open, Totally Red has hit the road and will be visiting schools, libraries, and community groups between now and June 17.  On Thursday, the Quincy Junior High Drama Club will present their original play,…

Totally Red!

Here at QCT, spring classes have begun, the knights of the round table are prepping for the big opening of Camelot, and I’m  in rehearsals for our next student theatre production: Totally Red. Totally Red is the story of Little Red Riding Hood told in five different theatrical styles.  These talented student actors will take…

Shrek Photos and More!

What a wonderful weekend at QCT.  The sold-out run of Shrek TYA left me smiling every minute.  I am extremely proud of all the work the cast and crew brought to this story.  This was a very special production that was hard to say goodbye to!  Be sure to check out this blog post from…

In preparation for Shrek TYA…

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about opportunity. Today I had the unique opportunity to help in the scene shop.  Our wonderful technical director/designer extraordinaire Paul Denckla let me paint a few things for our set. As soon as I got a paintbrush in my hands, I couldn’t help but be reminded of what it…

Lady Windermere’s Fan: A New Musical

Tonight is opening night for the premiere of the new musical adaptation of Lady Windermere’s Fan.  I have so enjoyed participating in this workshop as Lady Windermere – the cast is delightful, the songs are beautiful, and exploring this story in a new format has been a real treat.  I would include a link of…

Bring on 2016!

After a wonderful holiday visit to Ohio, I’m back in Quincy ready to begin work on our outstanding 2016 season!  I can’t believe I’ve already completed my first season here, and I look forward to the projects that lie ahead. I’ll be back in schools this week, teaching acting workshops as part of QCT’s outreach…

Treasure Island photos, fall classes, and Shrek auditions…oh my!

Hello all!  Keeping very busy here in Quincy.  Treasure Island was a great success – we had to add an extra performance due to high demand!  There are some great production photos on my flickr page, courtesy of M2 Photography, as well as this awesome slideshow from Coonrod Photography.  It was quite a show with…

Stories Begin

After this week’s big season announcement, I can finally reveal the wonderful projects I have coming up next year at Quincy Community Theatre.  I’ll be directing the student theatre productions of Shrek TYA, Totally Red!, The Halloween Trilogy, and A Wrinkle in Time.  In addition, I’ll be working with the Quincy Junior High Drama Club…