“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not after you,” wrote Joseph Heller in his 1961 novel Catch-22. Whether we Americans, as a lot, are paranoid is debatable. What’s not debatable is that we have an affinity for–if not an outright obsession with–conspiracies and conspiracy theories. But why? Why, after more than fifty years, can so many among us still refuse to accept official accounts of the JFK assassination? That the moon landing was real? That Elvis didn’t
Guild volunteers, notate your December calendars for Sunday, December 16th at 2 pm. After years on the road, the Guild’s traveling troupe of musical theatre soloists, Guild on the Go, will be coming home to perform a free concert for Guild volunteers. New York New York Chicago! – will be the latest version of Guild on the Go’s popular holiday show. For December, 2018, this show is already booked at The Brennity of Pointe West, Oak Harbor, Pelican Landing, Regency Park, The
Dear Guild Family, I once read that to change the shape of an ice cube, you have to let it thaw first! Once it has been reduced to a warm puddle, you can reshape it and create a whole new shape, a whole new dimension. And there’s that word again, “change.” If there’s just one word that has echoed through halls of our campus during the past 18 months, it’s CHANGE. As I enter into my second season on the Guild Board of Directors and as a second year President, I hope that you a
The Guild is excited to announce that its 61st season will incorporate reader’s theatre productions known as the Apron Series as part of its regular lineup. Last season there were five such productions which were performed during the February Theatre Festival. The response was so favorable that we’ve decided to include at least four Apron productions each season.
Apron productions are so named because they are performed on the part of the stage known as the “apron” in fr
Are you interested in using genuine Theatrical Makeup products to create your characters as a performer? Are you fascinated by airbrushed face painting, special effects makeup, or simply how to look your best when you go out? Makeup Artist Rob Volsky has announced the launch of Theatrical Makeup Workshops at the Vero Beach Theatre Guild, starting this fall. Held every other week, the ongoing workshops are suited to all skill levels, and hands-on training includes practice
The Guild welcomes two new talented individuals who have already made a splash with this season’s opener “The Dixie Swim Club.” Set Designer, Michael Naffziger is a Tony nominated theatre educator and currently the Theatre Director for the award-winning theatre program at Indian River Charter High School – Schumann School for the Visual and Performing Arts. Prior to moving to Vero Beach, Michael was the owner of the D Gallery Theatre in Los Angeles, the Resident Director at
Long-time Volunteer, Sue Nalepa was awarded the "Jacobus Siebert Hazen Award" for her Years of Service Above and Beyond at the 2017/18 Annual Genie Awards Banquet this past June. Sue and her husband, Larry moved to Sebastian in 1986 and began attending shows at The Guild to meet new friends. Sue began her volunteer work with her husband building sets. She went on to serve many aspects of the theatre’s productions from costumes and ushering to lighting and stage managing. Sue