The heart of this story is a man with wonderful intentions to inspire! BIG FISH is a new Broadway musical featuring music and lyrics by Tony nominee Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family, The Wild Party) and a new book by esteemed screenwriter John August (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). Director Ken Michels, beloved by Bainbridge audiences for such favorites as Mary Poppins, The Full Monty, Shrek, Avenue Q, and Spamalot, is joined by Musical Director Aimee Hong, who teaches for the Seattle Symphony, Studio East, and Village Theatre, and Choreographer Heather Dawson (Seussical, Spamalot, Mary Poppins). Read more.
On June 20 – 24 at BPA, Bainbridge Dance Center students and faculty members will transform ten months of training into their 36th annual presentation celebrating the beauty and significance of dance. Six spellbinding performances showcase 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, while beginning through advanced students will perform choreography in ballet, modern, jazz, and tap techniques. Members of the Advanced Ballet Repertory will present “Cinderella Suite.” Read more.
BPA is thrilled to announce auditions for the opening show of our 2017 – 2018 Season, the Seattle-area premiere of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, THE MUSICAL. Auditions will be held at Bainbridge Performing Arts on Saturday, May 13 at 11:00 – 2:00 p.m. and Tuesday, May 16 at 7:15 – 9:30 p.m. Includes roles for 20-30 actors, singers, dancers, and drag queens, ages 18 and up, plus one 8-11-year-old boy. Those auditioning are requested to prepare a one-two minute monologue and 32 bars of a disco or 80’s pop song that shows range and individual character. Read more.more. more. more. Wesley Schulz and Michael Austin Miller: https://www.bestofbcb.org/wu-
BPA is pleased to offer a second opportunity to audition for THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Embraced by audiences as one of Shakespeare’s most delightful plays, this most merry and English of comedies centers on the lovable rogue Sir John Falstaff. Hard up for money and seeking to restore his riches, he sends identical love letters to two wealthy wives. But the wooed Windsor women see through his schemes and set him up for some hilariously sweet revenge. Includes roles for five or more women ages 20 and up, 11 men ages 20 and up, and three youth ages 12 and up. Read more.
BlueStreet Voices, a vocal jazz ensemble based out of Seattle, performs tunes with a professional trio at their back. They put forth everything from foot-tappin’ jazz standards to classically-arranged contemporary pop hits, including Latin, blues, gospel, rich ballads, and songs by contemporary jazz artists such as Michael Bublé, The Beatles, Kurt Elling, Coldplay, Groove for Thought, Maroon Five, Manhattan Transfer, James Taylor, Jane Monheit, Paul Simon, and more. Read more.
Join us in the BPA Gallery April 7 for an artist reception and a fun evening of art, food, and friends. The April exhibit features the spirit-guided paintings of Bainbridge artist Deborah Jane Milton, PhD who teaches ART as a way of knowing, as a way of transforming, as a way of embracing the issues of our time on this planet. Read more.