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Month: February 2016

From the Russell Hotel to Fleet Street

By Mellody McDonald I first got involved with Acting Out during the production of Les Miserables, I had truly missed being involved in the theatre world.  The last major show I had worked was Les Miserables, what better way to come back to the theatre! I then had the privilege of being involved in A…
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Audition tips on your way to Fleet Street!

By Sharon Richardson Auditions are just around the corner and hopefully lots of you are gearing up for the big day! Auditions can be scary, especially if you really WANT a particular part. But the thing you should know is all of us sitting at the casting table are on your side and we are…
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Clothes Make the Man

As I write this, there are petticoats piled on the floor beside me and 1950s style dresses hanging in the doorway.  I’m in the midst of costuming West Side Story for ONU, and soon I will tackle the job of costuming Acting Out’s production of Sweeney Todd to be staged this summer.  I find myself…
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By Sharon Richardson The BTPD just wrapped up their 11th annual Wine & Beer tasting @ the Warehouse event Friday night. This marks the 4th annual for AOTC. We were #teamsweeney this year! Each year we represent our upcoming summer production and I’m always so amazed and humbled how willing the volunteer spirit is. Maybe…
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ACTING OUT … of love!

By Paula Denault As I contemplated ideas for this blog, I kept coming back to the idea that February is the month of LOVE.  On the surface, of course, we think immediately of the love we have for the significant others in our life, so this wouldn’t seem to apply to a theatre blog.  But…
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