Monday, May 15, 2017
Pierre Players Lighting Workshop: June 10
Lights and sound are two of the many important aspects to a Pierre Players' production. The subtle transition in lighting can change the mood of the moment. The right sounds can transport our audience into the setting of the story on the stage before them. Pierre Players will hold a lighting workshop on Saturday, June 10, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon. Become acquainted with our light board under the guidance of our new volunteer and veteran lighting designer, Steve Mezger. Connect with new and regular volunteers in local community theater. Learn the magic that happens behind the scenes of productions. This workshop is available to all ages and levels of experience at no cost. We just ask that you RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can plan accordingly.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Little Players Children's Theater Camp: June 19-24
Would you like to act in a real live play? Build the set? Lean all the behind-the-scenes tricks to creating a live performance? Little Players (a part of Pierre Players) will hold its children's theater camp for children going into the third through fifth grades on June 19-24, 2017, at 3-5 p.m. Based on the book "The Day the Crayons Quit" by Drew Daywalt, the camp will include four days of games and activities based on theater skills. Participants will tie-die shirts, build a giant crayon box, write their own letters/scripts, create a mural based on their letters/scripts and prepare to present their letters to an audience. Participants will then perform on Saturday, June 24, 10 a.m. at the Steamboat Park Amphitheater during Oahe Days. The workshop cost is free, but space is limited. The deadline to apply is May 31. Apply for the workshop. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Flat Building Workshop: March 11, 2017
Pierre Players will hold a flat building workshop on Saturday, March 11, 9 a.m. at the Grand Opera House. This will be a hands-on workshop as we are in need of new flats for our upcoming productions. We will be constructing 10 new flats, as well as recovering some of our older frames. Bring your drills and staplers! If you plan to attend, email Pierre Players so we can plan for lunch accordingly and have enough supplies. All are invited to help and learn.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Annual Membership Meeting: September 21, 2015
Pierre Players will hold its annual membership meeting on Monday, Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m. in the Encore Room of the Grand Opera House. All season membership holders are encouraged to attend. The meeting is brief and provides information on the current state of the organization, its finances and plans for the future. The agenda includes reports from Pierre Players’ president and committees, the yearly financial statement and the election of two new Board of Governors members. Those retiring from the Board include Alisa DeMers and Roxanne Giedd. Three individuals submitted letters of interest in the openings. The slate of candidates the Board of Governors has voted to recommend at the annual membership meeting is Nick Carda and Greg Peters. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor during the meeting.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Membership Kickoff Set for August 13
Pierre Players will hold its 2015 Membership Kickoff on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, 4-7 p.m. Vote for your favorite female character, male character, set design, poster design and production from our 2014-2015 season. Tour the Grand Opera House and find answers to clues to learn about the upcoming season, the Grand Opera House and Pierre Players, and register for prizes. Enjoy a dinner of pulled pork sandwiches, chips and homemade baked good. And of course purchase your 2015-2016 season membership. Learn more.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Cinderella Twist Summer Workshop: June 15-20
Pierre Players is offering a theater workshop for students entering third through fifth grades June 15-19, 3-5 p.m., at the Grand Opera House. The workshop offers instruction in expression, movement, costume, and set design and will conclude with a readers’ theater production at the Steamboat Park Amphitheater on June 20, 2015, 10:00 a.m. during Oahe Days. The children will present Cinderella Bigfoot and Bubba, the Cowboy Prince along with a couple of poems. These creative interpretations of the classic story will have you rolling with laughter!
Fliers will be sent home with the eligible students in May. For more information, contact Michele Beeler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 605.999.8503. Learn more.
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Visit with Pierre Players at Activities Roundup: Feb. 3
Pierre Players will have a table at the Activities Roundup on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 5-8 p.m., at the YMCA. Pierre Players is one of more than 35 groups attending to provide information on what programs the Pierre area has to offer. You can find out when and how to register, practice dates and meeting times, equipment/supplies required and more. Stop at the YMCA to visit all the great organizations/groups to get involved with in the Pierre area. Stop in at Pierre Players booth – we would love to visit with you.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Dakota Western Heritage Festival Concert: September 13
Dakota Western Heritage Festival presents a concert featuring Yvonne Hollenbeck, Bonnie Krogman, Jean Prescott and Kevin Davis on Saturday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m., at the Grand Opera House. Advance tickets are $20, or $25 at the door. For tickets call 605-222-0079. The Dakota Western Heritage Festival is a celebration of Western traditions and lifestyle through poetry and music. Other events will be held Sept. 12-14 at the Expo Center in Fort Pierre, Learn more.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013Oral Interpretation Showcase: December 15
Pierre Players is hosting the T.F. Riggs Oral Interpretation Team on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Grand Opera House. The event is open to the public with no admission. Presenters are Justin Oakland, Lydia Kanz, Sarah Kanz, Louis Mehlhaff, Grant Erwin, Joni Willoughby, Austin Lentsch, Tori Byer, Sami Paul, and Emily Nielson.
The team received four Superior awards for the following pieces: Newsies - Readers Theater compiled by Justin Oakland and Lydia Kanz, Beauty and the Beast - Duet by Justin Oakland and Lydia Kanz, To This Day - Poetry read by Sarah Kanz, Fat Kids on Fire - Humorous reading by Lydia Kanz. They also received a Team Excellence Award for getting four Superiors at State.
The showcase is dedicated to their coach Shane Cronin who has been fighting cancer. Audience is welcome to stay after the event to talk with the team and ask questions about Oral Interpretation.
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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
2013-2014 Membership Kickoff: August 27
The public is invited to Pierre Players' 2013-2014 Membership Kickoff on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 4-7 p.m., at the Grand Opera House. In addition to purchasing your 2013-2014 season membership, attendees can tour the Grand Opera House, learn about is history and how a production is put together. Enjoy baked goods, register to win door prizes and vote on your favorite male and female characters, set design, poster design and production from the 2012-2013 season. View the 2013-2014 season. Learn more about season memberships.
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