Last week were Fall auditions for the Bellevue Youth Theatre. After 6 months, directing 2 shows & working on 3 other productions I was excited to be recognizing a lot of the kids coming through.
This season I will be adapting & directing A Christmas Carol which will start off the holiday season performing Thanksgiving weekend. I have finalized my casting [43 actors] and am now working to complete my adaptation.
As one of my favorite stories I am trying very hard to stay true to the original story while creating new parts to be played by showing scenes with characters who are mentioned but rarely seen. We will be performing at the Theatre @ Meydenbauer in downtown Bellevue. It will be my first time directing for a 500 seat house [ok. 410]. I am seriously looking forward to the new experience and all it has to teach me. I can’t wait to share this story, experience, cast, production with you this holiday season. It seems to be coming quicker every year. Does that mean I’m growing up? Do. Not. Tell. Santa!