BART’S BLOG – JULY 2019

The Auditions Are Coming!  Imagine that you arrive to a job interview only to discover a room full of other applicants just as qualified if not more so for the job as you.  Now imagine that in addition to your…
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BART’S BLOG – JUNE 2019

Backstage at Galveston Island Outdoor Musicals during Hello Dolly with fellow chorus member, Lana Olsen back in 1986. Hello, “Dolly” ! As recitals retreat, rehearsals rev up for Youth Theatre and their summer production of Hello, Dolly!  “Dolly” holds a…
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BART’S BLOG – MAY 2019

“All the world’s a stage” and the arts are our most vital means of connecting to the rest of that world.  By sharing the best that we have to offer through music, dance, performing and visual art, others learn about…
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BART’S BLOG – APRIL 2019

If you’ve ever doubted what today’s youth can accomplish, you need look no further than what 50-60 elementary and middle school students can accomplish in one week when Missoula Children’s Theatre makes their annual April pilgrimage to the PAC. MCT…
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BART’S BLOG – MARCH 2019

This Play is Cursed Some believe that the play Macbeth is cursed – insert scary music – and that it’s bad luck to say the title of the play or quote a line of dialogue from it inside a theatre…
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BART’S BLOG – FEBRUARY 2019

It’s February. Share your love! Having closed the door at 221b Baker Street for the time being, my attention is now drawn to the more mundane.  I know they aren’t due until April but with no PAC Season Events occurring…
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BART’S BLOG – JANUARY 2019

To Everything Turn, Turn, Turn With every production at the PAC we try to push our limits and in turn the audience’s expectations.  This month we do that in a very literal way by installing a temporary revolving stage for…
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BART’S BLOG – DECEMBER 2018

The hustle and bustle of the holidays starts earlier and earlier every year. Who’s to blame? Well, blame me, I guess. Our radio drama of Dickens’ Christmas Carol the first weekend in November even beat some local merchants to the…
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BART’S BLOG – NOVEMBER 2018

My brother and me in our new pajamas emptying stockings How do you begin a tradition? Cookies for Santa?  Elf on the Shelf?  The Christmas Pickle? As a child, my parents always allowed my brother and me to each open…
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BART’S BLOG – OCTOBER 2018

What’s on your bucket list? A performer’s bucket list is a bit different from most folks in that it is more likely to include fictional or historical characters than it is skydiving or visiting Hawaii. These dream roles are acting…
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