postheadericon Running to Places Changes Pariticipation Model

r2p_logo120Running to Places, the Ithaca area’s premier youth theatre company, has announced that effective immediately participation in the company is entirely free. Company members will no longer be required to pay to participate in shows.

“This is a reaffirmation of R2P’s core principles: no financial barriers to entry and open to any interested kid,” explains Joey Steinhagen, artistic director. “As an organization, we have rededicated ourselves to our founding principle of universal accessibility.”

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postheadericon Aquila Theatre Company Performs The Tempest At Wells

wellsAurora, New York— The acclaimed Aquila Theatre Company will perform an all-new production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest at Wells College. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 25, in Phipps Auditorium of Macmillan Hall.

Believed to be Shakespeare’s final play, The Tempest is imbued with magic, the supernatural and a heightened sense of theatricality perfectly suited to Aquila’s own dynamic physical style. The New York Times has described Aquila’s productions as “Gleefully engaging...almost unbearable fun...directed with inspiration” while The New Yorker has raved “Beautifully spoken, dramatically revealing and crystalline in effect.” With an ensemble of superb performers and Aquila’s exhilarating execution, this new production of The Tempest is sure to delight.

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postheadericon 5th Annual LAFF Show Benefits ICSD Arts 

ihspac_120The Rotary and Savage Clubs of Ithaca are teaming up with the Ithaca City School District (ICSD)’s Fine and Performing Arts Program for the 5th Annual Little Apple Fall Follies – LAFF – scheduled for Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ithaca High School’s Kulp Auditorium.   This two hour show features a wide array of talented local performers.

Proceeds from the show will go to community grants for area youth arts programs and one third to the ICSD for fine and performing arts.
 The 5th Annual LAFF Show is the kickoff event of the Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival.

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