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Presenting… The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

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Friday, April 30 & Saturday May 1 at 8:00pm (both in person and streaming) Sunday May 2 at 3pm in person only Tickets/Access are $15. IN PERSON TICKETS HERE STREAMING TICKET HERE All 37 plays in 97 minutes! Three madcap overachievers in tights weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories, and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter. An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike! We are providing two viewing options for you to choose from based on your comfort level.   In Person at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center. All current recommended protocols will be followed (masks, limited social distanced seating and enhanced cleaning practices will be observed with your safety in mind.Live Streamed for viewing in the comfort of your home for those not quite ready for public gatherings. Show times are Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1 at 8:00pm (both in person and streaming) and Sunday, May 2 at 3pm (in person only). Tickets/Access are $15. Questions? Drop us a line at...

Talking With

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Hilliard Arts Council is proud to bring another virtual production to our viewing public. Talking With is a series of 10 monologues for women. Show dates: Recorded performances, March 5, 6 and 7 Tickets: $10 per device – access lasts for 48 hours through Showtix4u Link coming soon! Overview: Talking With consists of 10 extraordinary monologues delivered by idiosyncratic characters that amuse, move and frighten—always speaking from the depth of their souls. They include a baton twirler, a fundamentalist snake handler, an ex rodeo rider and an actress willing to go to any length to get a job.  Target audience: PG-13 The following are the monologues and the people who will be playing those roles in the Hilliard Arts Council production of Talking With Fifteen Minutes: Joyce Patrone Scraps: Linda Sheppard Clear Glass Marbles: Rachel Wiltshire Audition: Amy Lang Rodeo: Alex Seifert Twirler: Tina Schreck Lamps: Jean Johnson Handler: Angela Clark French Fries: Kathy Sturm Marks: Sue...

Audition Announcement

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TALKING WITH Auditions for the Hilliard Arts Council production of Talking With will be held virtually January 29-Feb. 6. Talking With is a series of monologues for 10 women. In order to audition, access the script linked below to choose the part you wish to audition for and record yourself performing it Script Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iJfPzzPYFfgGiY4zLpRK4VX4FBUZ4HHq/view?usp=drivesdk Send the recording to Robin Brenneman at kenrob@columbus.rr.com. Once the play has been cast, Robin will work with each actor individually on zoom for a couple of weeks. The last two weeks will be done in person at the theatre with each actor rehearsing during a specific time. The production will be recorded and shown virtually on showtix4u. Questions please contact Robin at the above email...

Community Mural “Coloring the Path to Our Future.”

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VIRTUAL UNVEILING LIVE EVENT! Stay tuned! The Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center was selected as the site of a new community mural, created by artist Mandi Caskey, Hilliard City Schools teacher Amanda Schaeffer and her Art and Ecology students. The mural came about through an Ohio Arts Council grant written by Amanda to engage students in art beyond their classroom. This mural is truly a community mural as it has also involved the City of Hilliard through the Hilliard Public Arts Commission, and the maintenance department of Hilliard who will be installing the work. The Hilliard Arts Council provided funding for the wood base, paint and brushes for the work.  Community involvement also includes Sherwin Williams who gave a deep discount for paint and supplies.    STUDENT ART VIRTUAL EXHIBIT There was to be an art exhibit from the Art and Ecology students to be installed at the HAC Gallery for a May 3rd unveiling of the mural which has evolved into a virtual display of their work that can be found...

SUMMER CAMPS

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We are proud to present THREE summer camp opportunities this summer! This year brings two Drama Camp weeks specific to younger and older grades. Our 1st -3rd grade Drama Camp will be directed by Robin Brenneman and the 4th-6th grade Drama Camp director is Linda Sheppard. Art Camp Extreme returns for our second year with new projects both big and small. Camp directors will be Becky Rehbeck and Kelley Daniel. We are also excited to again partner the the Nest Theater for our middle school grades 4-9 Improv Comedy Camp. Look for registration links and more information coming as we have...

The Laramie Project

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Due to governors Stay at Home order The April 2020 Laramie Project performance dates are postponed until the Spring of 2021. Location: Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH 43026 There are parts for 4 men and 4 women who each play multiple roles. Actors will be asked to do 2 or more readings from the script each time portraying a different character in order to demonstrate their ability to portray different characters. The Laramie Project Character Descriptions Tectonic theatre company member Stephen Belber Actor 1(Male) Doc O’Connor: Limousine Driver and local entrepreneur, 50s Matt Galloway: Bartender at the Fireside Bar, 20s, Student at Univ. of Wyoming Anonymous Friend of Aaron McKinney: 20s, works for the railroad Bill McKinney: Father of Aaron McKinney, 40s, truck driver Andrew Gomez: Latino from Laramie, 20s Fred Phelps: Minister from Kansas, 60s Mormon Spiritual Advisor: Home teacher to Russell Henderson, 60s Conrad Miller: Car Mechanic, 30s Narrator Ensemble Actor 2 (Female) Member of Tectonic Theatre company Amanda Gronich Eileen Engen (ACT ONE) Rancher, in her 50s Marge Murray: Reggie’s mother, 70s. She has had emphysema for many years but continues to smoke. Baptist Minister: Originally from Texas, 50s Trish...