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OffStage is a compilation of all the performing arts news for the Kansas City region, including Topeka, Lawrence, and Columbia. For our calendar of show and audition listings, magazine archives, and a whole lot more visit www.kcstage.com
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'Most people think I’m Irish now': London agrees KC actress Lauren Ward | KansasCity.com

Actress Lauren Ward, a Tony-nominated stage star in London and New York, is a Hickman Mills High School graduate who stays connected to her Kansas City roots. She is performing in “Matilda the Musical” on Broadway.
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$20M gift supports downtown UMKC arts campus - Kansas City Business Journal

$20M gift supports downtown UMKC arts campus - Kansas City Business Journal | OffStage | Scoop.it

With a star-studded cast of civic leaders listening — onstage — at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Julia Irene Kauffman announced a $20 million grant to help bring the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Conservatory of Music and Dance to a downtown location.

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Working with SAG-AFTRA | Independent Filmmakers Coalition

Working with SAG-AFTRA | Independent Filmmakers Coalition | OffStage | Scoop.it

On Wednesday July 10th, representatives from the SAG-AFTRA office in St. Louis will join the IFC’s regular Wednesday meeting for an information session.

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Task force on the arts to reveal draft plan | Midtown KC Post

Task force on the arts to reveal draft plan | Midtown KC Post | OffStage | Scoop.it
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Visitation Church presents local favorites in benefit concert | KansasCity.com

Visitation Church presents local favorites in benefit concert | KansasCity.com | OffStage | Scoop.it
With its sought-after acoustics and a top-notch organ, Venue Visitation aims to make beautiful music available at low cost.
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Summerfest’s ‘Reflecting Forward’ links genres, eras, old and new | KansasCity.com

As often as music is divided into this style or that era, it largely exists as an ever-changing amorphous entity that pushes forward only to twist back on itself.
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Broadway throws a curveball at KC Rep’s next season | KansasCity.com

The Rep reshuffles its 2013-14 season, losing a Janis Joplin show to New York but adding the world premiere of a new musical with Broadway potential.
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Experimental Film Class: Godzilla | Lawrence Arts Center

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Experimental Film Class; Moving | Lawrence Arts Center

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Aram Demirjian Promoted To Symphony's Assistant Conductor | KCUR

Aram Demirjian Promoted To Symphony's Assistant Conductor | KCUR | OffStage | Scoop.it
After working as an assistant conductor with Kansas City Symphony for a year now, Aram Demirjian is taking on a new role: associate conductor for the 2013
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Acrobats to perform amazing people tricks at TPAC | cjonline.com

Acrobats to perform amazing people tricks at TPAC | cjonline.com | OffStage | Scoop.it
Centuries before Cirque du Soleil became the international must-see show, acrobats in China were perfecting the amazing skills the Quebec-based entertainment franchise incorporates into its highly produced spectaculars.
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Going digital is the latest threat to drive-ins | Ink

Going digital is the latest threat to drive-ins | Ink | OffStage | Scoop.it
For six decades, the Midway Drive-In Theater in Osawatomie, Kan., a dusty oasis a mile and a half or so off U.S. 169 in Miami County, faced a steady stream of threats to its future. But the big screen still stands.
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A 40th anniversary toast to ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ | KansasCity.com

A 40th anniversary toast to ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ | KansasCity.com | OffStage | Scoop.it
It's been 40 years since the debut of “The Rocky Horror Show,” the stage musical that begat the 1975 movie starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and Meat Loaf. Marking the musical’s anniversary, Steven Eubank, artistic director of Egads!
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A 40th anniversary toast to ‘The Rocky Horror Show’

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Company Dancer Rachel Coats Talks Pointe Shoes | KC Ballet

Company Dancer Rachel Coats talks about a dancer's relationship with their shoes, and how each ballerina prepares their specific pair of pointe shoes differe...
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This video encourage me to do what i need to do. Since i want to became one of the ballerina, i have to prepares the specific pairs of pointe shoes and other need it materials to not get nervous when i'm preforming in-front of everyone. 

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Opening New Doors: Kansas City Ballet kicks off ‘At the Bolender Center’ Series | KC Studio

Opening New Doors: Kansas City Ballet kicks off ‘At the Bolender Center’ Series | KC Studio | OffStage | Scoop.it

Since opening the doors of their home, the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity in August 2011, Kansas City Ballet has been, well, creative in their approach to appealing to Kansas Citians with an interest in dance.

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Filmmakers to make Old West thriller 'The Bender Claim' in Kansas | KSHB

Two Los Angeles-based filmmakers are preparing to shoot a movie about a family of southeast Kansas innkeepers who killed about a dozen travelers in the 1870s.
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Children's classic, 'Peter Pan' comes to The Theater in the Park | examiner.com

Children's classic, 'Peter Pan' comes to The Theater in the Park | examiner.com | OffStage | Scoop.it

Great voices, great acting, and a great support cast and precision ensemble helped Peter Pan come to life at The Theater in the Park in Shawnee Mission to fill the holiday weekend with family-friendly fun for kids of all ages.

 

 

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Gladestone theater delivers fantastic family favorite, 'Guys and Dolls' | examiner.com

Crazy, quirky characters, gangsters, gamblers, ight club dancers, Salvation Army-style volunteers, horse race forms and an ongoing oldest, established permanent floating crap game only mean one thing, Damon Runyon’s famous stories came together to create Guys and Dolls.

 

 

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‘Venice,’ the hip-hop musical born in KC, will get a cast album | KansasCity.com

‘Venice,’ the hip-hop musical born in KC, will get a cast album | KansasCity.com | OffStage | Scoop.it
The production premiered in 2010, and recently closed in New York after a successful run at the Public Theater. Producers will record a cast album while discussions about possible future productions are underway.
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Experimental Film Class: Run | Lawrence Arts Center

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Experimental Film Class: Bean Dream | Lawrence Arts Center

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A New Contract For Kansas City Symphony Musicians | KCUR

A New Contract For Kansas City Symphony Musicians | KCUR | OffStage | Scoop.it

It’s been called a "tumultuous time" for orchestras across the United States with labor disputes leading to strikes and lockouts. But the Kansas City Symphony, the city’s largest performing arts organization, announced a new three-year contract Friday with musicians signed a year ahead of schedule.

 

 

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Kansas City Symphony extends contract, promotes conductor | examiner.com

Kansas City Symphony extends contract, promotes conductor | examiner.com | OffStage | Scoop.it

After joining the Kansas City symphony in2012 as an assistant conductor Aram Demirjian just signed a two year contract extension and received a promotion to associate conductor for the next two concert seasons,, 2013-2015.

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Harmonious agreement for Kansas City Symphony | KansasCity.com

Harmonious agreement for Kansas City Symphony | KansasCity.com | OffStage | Scoop.it
The symphony and its musicians have reached agreement on a three-year contract a full year ahead of schedule.
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What a feeling: ‘Flashdance the Musical’ comes to Starlight Theatre | KansasCity.com

What a feeling: ‘Flashdance the Musical’ comes to Starlight Theatre | KansasCity.com | OffStage | Scoop.it
“Flashdance the Musical” may eventually find its way to Broadway, but not before Starlight audiences get a chance to check it out July 9-14.
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