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Blackbird Dance Theatre Presents: End of the World/ Bricolage

Blackbird Dance Theatre Presents: End of the World/ Bricolage

Chap Hollin, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019

Filed under Dance, Music, Showcase, Theatre, Visual Arts

"And so it goes... The story of the world. The Iron Age of tragic life. When will we learn to say I love you before the world ends... Tell your sweetheart you love them, give your brother a hug, tell your truth, and never give up hope. Right until the very end."   Performance Informa...

Song and Celebration at Junior Theater Festival 2019

Song and Celebration at Junior Theater Festival 2019

February 12, 2019

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, over 6,000 theater-loving youths gathered in Atlanta, Georgia. for a weekend of collaboration, adjudication, and learning. The Junior Theater Festival is a celebration of youth who are passionate about musical theater. There was a second festival that was held t...

Backstage: Broken Queen Tour, Episode 2/ Up-and-coming Show!

October 30, 2018

The Broken Queen in Somerset First, I hope you enjoyed the second vlog! If you haven't seen it yet, I encourage you to watch it! Of course, if you haven't seen the video, you must be wondering what it's about! To be honest, these experiences are quite hard to describe. In the last weekend of Septem...

Interview with a Vampire: The Story of Dracula

Interview with a Vampire: The Story of Dracula

September 21, 2018

When most people hear the name Dracula, they would most likely think of an evil, vengeful, blood-sucking monster. Those people would be right. Actors Theatre of Louisville is currently doing a production of Dracula based off of the novel of the same name. The play follows the story of Abraham Van He...

Backstage: “The Broken Queen” Tour, Episode #1

September 21, 2018

The Broken Queen, a play written by Jenny Fitzpatrick, artistic director and creator of Blackbird Dance Theatre, made its first “outreach tour” trip to Scottsville, Kentucky on September 13, 2018. As said in the vlog, this show touches on a woman’s life after death. When “La Reina” makes the c...

“Tale as Old as Time”- Beauty and the Beast

May 18, 2018

Hear from some of the lead roles played by Seniors: Makenna Henehan, Charlie Davis, Emily Debold, Alex Gililland, and Eliza Bradshaw, and Junior Kevin Lausche who will be leaving the Hive the Summer.

Women Making Their Voices HEaRd

Women Making Their Voices HEaRd

February 21, 2018

"February is a month of celebration, from: black history, Valentines Day, to 121 men and women all over the Common Wealth joining together to empower women, promote self love, and accept each other."

WTYA Holiday Festival Spectacular!

December 1, 2017

This year the middle school students will putting on the production, Frog and Toad and the high school students were given the task of teaming up, dividing into four groups, and writing 10-minute plays.

Arts Meets Activism

Arts Meets Activism

November 1, 2017

"I think Laramie Project does a good job of bringing people together in a community to fight for rights for every minority. GSA and the Fairness Coalition are coming together to help, and I just find that so heart warming and supportive."

Big Fish: “Larger than Life!”

Big Fish: “Larger than Life!”

September 21, 2017

"The cast and crew for Big Fish is dedicating a lot of time and energy into this production, and the hard work is not over yet. The cast recently started working on their circus characters, and they have a lot in store for you. From snake charmers, to stilt walkers."

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