Thursday, March 29, 2007

STARS Offers Visual Arts Workshops for Kids In April

Soo Theatre Arts Resource Studios is offering two visual arts workshops for children and parents in the month of April.

“Let’s Draw” for children grades 3-5 with parent will be offered Saturday, April 14, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. In this workshop, participants will share in the discovery of how drawing is a tool for expressing thoughts and telling stories. The tuition for this workshop is $12 plus a $3 materials fee.

“Monet and Me” for children grades 1-5 with parent will be offered Saturday, April 28, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Using reproductions of great masters to stir imagination, parents and children will share beliefs about art. The tuition for this workshop is $12.

The instructor for both of these workshops is Linda Whitetree Warrington.

Registrations are being accepted now for these workshops at the STARS office, 534 Ashmun St. Advanced registration is required. For more information, contact STARS at 632-1930.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

"The Seven Last Words of Christ" To Be Presented March 27

“The Seven Last Words of Christ” by Theodore DuBois will be presented by the combined choirs of Singers United and Lake Superior State University Tuesday, March 27 at 7:30 pm. at St. James Episcopal Church, 533 Bingham Ave., Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Soloists for this choral work will include Karen Hughes, Lola Kennedy, Mike McKinley, Gary Van Lue, and Jeff Weissgerber. The choirs are under the direction of Karen Hughes. Organist will be Bob Aldrich. Admission is by donation.

Singers United is a performing group of Soo Theatre Arts Resource Studios (STARS). STARS is a program of Soo Theatre Project, Inc.

Saturday, March 17, 2007

Soo Theatre Project Seeks an Executive Director

The Soo Theatre Project, Inc. Board of Directors is looking for an Executive Director—a dynamic, innovative, experienced manager who can help grow a non-profit, volunteer organization that has flourished since purchasing the old Soo Theatre complex over three years ago. Details on this job opportunity

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Auditions for The Magic Flute To Take Place March 24

Announcing Auditions for Mozart's The Magic Flute
Saturday, March 24, 2007 2-4 p.m.

Directed by Karen Hughes and Dianna George
Production dates mid June TBA

Solo Singers and Chorus: Please prepare one song or aria. Bring a copy of your music; an accompanist will be provided.

Dancers: We will be using additional performers for stage action and special effects. 11:30a.m. Dance Audition

The Magic Flute is an opera written in the form of musical theater with dialogue and music and will be performed in English. There are a few small speaking roles.

The following roles are to be cast:

Pamina - Lyric soprano with a high B-flat - a princess, daughter of the Queen of the Night

Tamino - Lyric tenor with a high A - a prince

Papageno - Baritone - a bird catcher, a comic role

The Queen of the Night - Lyric coloratura soprano with a high F

Three Ladies:

  • First Lady - Soprano (high A)
  • Second Lady - Mezzo-soprano (or soprano)
  • Third Lady - Mezzo-soprano or alto

Three Spirits (Young singers):
  • First Spirit - Soprano (high A)
  • Second Spirit - Soprano
  • Third Spirit - Soprano

Monostatos - Character tenor with a high G

Papagena - Soubrette or lyric soprano - old woman, girlfriend to Papageno

Two Priests (voices can be adjusted):
  • First Priest - Baritone
  • Second Priest - Tenor
Additional roles: Priests, Slaves, People etc.

Please contact us if you are interested in being involved in our summer season. We are seeking singers, actors, dancers, set builders, costume designers, etc. We want to know who you are!

Auditions will take place at the Soo Theatre Arts Resource Studios (STARS), 534 Ashmun Street. Please visit for more information or call 632-1930.

Friday, March 2, 2007

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