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Month: May 2017

Is Gaston the Good Guy?

By Tanner Hurt Gaston: a pompous and dim-witted “ladies man” Gaston is quite arguably one of the most iconic villains in disney history. His pompous demeanor and arrogant personality sets him apart as the guy everyone loves to hate. Like most disney musicals and movies, much of the audience knows the character’s ins and outs.…
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Acting Out Theatre Co.’s Rain Policy

We will make every effort to present the performance. In the event of rain, please retain your ticket stub. Acting Out Theatre Co. reserves the right to hold the start of a performance for a maximum of 45 minutes. In the event of rain during a performance. AOTC may interrupt the show for a maximum…
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The Magic of Costumes

Jean Roth, Acting Out Board Member, financial manager and costumer extraordinaire shares some of her behind the scenes photos of the making of Belle’s ball gown. When asked where she finds inspiration for her creations Jean stated- “Initially, I derive inspiration for creating costumes from the raw materials. Textiles, colors, textures, ribbons, thread, and even zippers…
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Lessons Learned

By Lillian Guenseth Seven years ago, I was in my first theatre production: Guys & Dolls. It was my senior year of high school and after some coaxing from a couple choir friends, I auditioned. Low and behold, I got the fun role of Miss Adelaide *sneezes*.  Little did I know, this experience would impact…
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The Beauty and the Beast of Community Theatre

by Bob Guastalli My acting hobby started many years ago.  First passively, watching from the audience and then by active participation.  I found my self on stage for the first time quite by accident.  Several weeks before the opening curtain for a play that was being performed by the Drama Department of the college I attended,…
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Belle’s Enchanted Tea Party

July 9, 2017, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Exploration Station – 1095 Perry St, Bourbonnais, IL 60914 Belle requests the honor of your presence at her Enchanted Tea Party, where the fairy-tale will come to life. Princes and princesses of all ages are welcome. Be Our Guest as Belle and her friends entertain and…
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By Gwen Fox I absolutely love musicals and musical theatre!  I guess you could say that I was “hooked” from an early age.  When I was a little girl (and we won’t begin to say how many years ago that was!!) I was invited to go with my Grandma to the St. Louis Municipal Opera,…
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