Central Oregon Daily’s Donna Britt sits down with Tower Theatre’s Mollie Tennant to talk about this year’s Tower Theatre Christmas: Swing Into the Holidays, which includes a performance by Central Oregon Daily’s talented Anyssa Bohanan.
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Auditioning Coach Mollie Tennant chats with Central Oregon Daily about the Tower Theatre’s “Get Your Act Together” audition camp for 13-19 year old July 10-12, 2017. Young performers will get the chance to learn how to audition like a ‘pro,’ network with colleagues, organize a portfolio and prepare for performing arts college auditions.
The proposed federal budget from President Trump would eliminate funding agencies like The National Endowment for the Arts and The National Endowment for the Humanities. That’s reigniting a debate over what the government’s role should be when it comes to supporting arts.
Three members of the local arts and culture community, Ray Solley of the The Tower Theatre, Kelly Cannon-Miller of the Deschutes Historical Museum, and Artist Lisa Marie Sipe, joined Diane Dean to talk about that for this week’s Supper Club.
If you’re going to stage a production of “Annie” the musical there’s nothing more important than casting the right girl for the lead part. For the Bend local production, the director found two different young actresses in Central Oregon to play the little red-haired orphan.
You can still get your tickets for “Annie” at www.towertheatre.org. For more information on events happening in and around Bend, pick up a copy of The Source Weekly, or visit their website at www.bendsource.com.
Mollie Tennant, education manager with the Tower Theatre Foundation joined Central Oregon Daily at 3pm to talk about the Tower’s LessonPLAN Education Outreach Program, which serves all Central Oregon schools and districts including private and home school students. The program brings students to the historic Tower Theatre in downtown Bend and also takes acclaimed performers into the region’s schools. Mollie also talked about the Family Series which offers an affordable theater night experience for families, which is presented periodically in local schools.
A Bend holiday tradition continues this week at the Tower Theatre downtown.
Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan got a sneak peek at “A Tower Christmas” as they go into opening night this evening.
One of the best Cinematographers in the history of the industry speaks on the 30th-anniversary viewing of his classic film.