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Theatre Geeks

Theatre Geeks -- Dave Dufour, John Shoup, Marcia Fulmer

Midwest

Description: Community Theatre and the Performing Arts

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121 Know what you’re getting into or stay home

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In another audience etiquette episodes, the Geeks talk about audience members who don’t do their “homework” when it comes to knowing what kind of show they’re going to see, being prepared for possible “mature” content and not being taken by “surprise” that leads to indignation. We’ve been around long enough to know that there probably isn’t a show out there that won’t offend someone at some time, but often as not, the offended party has only himself to blame. Most theatres will note in their promotions if a particular show deals with adult themes, is inappropriate for children, or contains . . . → Read More: 121 Know what you’re getting into or stay home

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120 Can there be too much theatre tech?

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The Geeks discuss the high- and ever higher-tech state of theatrical productions and wonder if "enough" is actually too much, and whether technology helps or hinders a community theatre's creative approaches...

119 Leave that stuff at home! Dealing with bad behavior in the theatre.

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What can you do to deal with backstage hanky panky and other disruptive "stuff" in community theatre?

Community theatre is a great social activity, but problems do arise when behaviors that may (or may not) be ok away from the theatre become distractions or even liabilities within a cast.  While we...

118 Is it Actor or Actress?

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Is the term "actress" outmoded?

The Geeks have been accused of being a little "old school" at times (whatever that means), and all three of us remember when the term "actress" was the standard way of referring to a female on stage.  In this abbreviated episode, the Geeks discuss why and when the te...

117 Awards Nights for Community Theatre: the pros and cons

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Are awards nights at a community theatre a good thing or a bad thing?

After a peculiarly breathy beginning, the Geeks get down to the business of awards.  Some community theatres have an annual in-company awards ceremony honoring best actors/actresses, directors, etc.  Some may feel that this only...

Colleen Williamson talks about her life entertaining on cruise ships

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Community theatre was Colleen Williamson's springboard to an exciting life performing on cruise ships.



Colleen Williamson joins us for a fascinating talk about her life as a cruise ship actress, singer and entertainer, that started over 20 years ago.  Possessed of a great singing voice and natural...

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