Wrap up the season with a madcap evening of summer laughs and The EDGE Improv on August 5 as the troupe delivers an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For more than two decades, the troupe’s riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from people from all walks of life. According to troupe member Ken Ballenger “The EDGE is like therapy, but cheaper.” Read more.
Join us in the BPA Gallery August 4 for an artist reception and an enjoyable evening of art and friends. Janice Harris is a Bainbridge Island watercolorist and weaver whose work reflects her journeys to spacious, usually-unpeopled places that offer respite from the often-compressed and too-often-anxious human world. Read more.more. more. more. "Character and Situation" with Wilson Milam! With instructive anecdotes and deep insight into the text, Wilson Milam's classes are delightfully fun and thoroughly instructive. Students will bring scenes of interest to class, where they will work to gain specific understanding about them. More broadly, they will acquire the tools used to interpret and perform them. Read more and register today!
Ready, set, GO! Speed, greed, razor-sharp appraisal skills, charity, and spite will be on gnashing and blustery display as The EDGE troupe members sink their improv teeth into your favorite Rotary Auction goodies. Witness them fawning over one person's trash and scorning another's treasures. This Saturday's post-Rotary Auction improv wrap up will be too wicked to miss! Read more.
Join us for The Bard at Bloedel: BPA’s 5th annual summertime Shakespeare performance in the lovely meadow at the Bloedel Reserve. Shakespeare’s most merry and English of comedies centers on the lovable rogue Sir John Falstaff and the wooed Windsor women who see through his schemes and set him up for some hilariously sweet revenge. Read more.
BDC presents six spellbinding performances showcasing more than 100 students, ages 4-18, in works of creative movement, modern, jazz, tap and ballet. The youngest students will demonstrate pre-technique movement, and members of the Advanced Ballet Repertory will present “Cinderella Suite,” with the music of Sergie Prokofiev, restaged and choreographed by BDC faculty members Cait Wyler and Kim Holloway. Read more.
Join us for a festive annual showcase bursting with theatrical attractions, and enjoy two short plays for the price of one. Performances begin with the 2nd – 8th grade productions of tales from Hugh Lofting’s series on Doctor Doolittle, and end with the debut of original works devised and staged by BPA’s spring Teen Intensive students. Read more.