BART’S BLOG – FEBRUARY 2018

Provocateur:  [pruh-vok-uh–tur, –too r; French praw-vaw-ka–tœr] noun.  Definition: a person who deliberately behaves controversially in order to provoke argument or other strong reactions I began performing in order to make people feel happy.  As I’ve gotten older, I want to…
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BART’S BLOG – JANUARY 2018

We all face obstacles in different ways.  One of the biggest obstacles I am currently facing is the guilt I feel over the minuscule size of my own personal losses and pain this past year in comparison to the insurmountable…
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BART’S BLOG – DECEMBER 2017

“Wish that I was on ol’ Rocky Top” And today I was.  It’s rare I get to travel more than an hour away from the PAC.  It’s rarer still that I get to do so with our Tech Director, Aaron…
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BART’S BLOG – NOVEMBER 2017

          All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players… So begins a quote which has become the PAC’s motto.  It is the beginning of a Shakespearean speech that goes on to…
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BART’S BLOG – OCTOBER 2017

I read Dracula back in elementary school when I first became enthralled with black & white monster movies. But, I didn’t recall this quote until this morning when I was searching for a “jumping off point” for this month’s blog.…
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BART’S BLOG – SEPTEMBER 2017

Much of the music in this month’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame will be instantly recognizable to our audiences from the Disney film of the same name but this stage adaptation uses those songs in the deeper context of the…
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BART’S BLOG – AUGUST 2017

There’s something for everyone this season at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center with eight events designed to entertain your whole family! Ringing in the new season will be the PAC ProAm musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame.  From…
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BART’S BLOG – JULY 2017

Aaron Taylor sitting back to get the big picture. Aaron Taylor directing YTHC students Hello friends! Aaron Taylor here, Guest Blogger, Technical Director and toy collector of The PAC. When I started as Technical Director of The PAC, the first…
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BART’S BLOG – JUNE 2017

One of the biggest challenges in conceiving my approach to a show is creating the world in which the characters are going to live and move about. Wagons swinging out with benches on pit lift. Stage Left Elevation So as I…
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BART’S BLOG – MAY 2017

Illusionist Kevin Spencer onstage at The PAC Friday, May 5 at 7PM International Magician of the Year Kevin Spencer looks delighted as 5th grader Matthew Weber magically turns 4 pieces of rope into one rope. Spring brings Hocus Focus –…
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