Behind the Curtain

November 21, 2017

There will always be actors that other actors dream of working with. They have one of a kind talent and watching them onstage is like watching magic unfold before your eyes. I am so excited this week because there is one actor I have been dying to sit down with since Behind the Curtain was launched. Kerry Simpson, who is currently portraying Aunt Rosemary in The Christmas Spirit, was gracious enough to give me some of her time...

November 21, 2017

In the theater community we get the wonderful opportunity to work with a variety of exceptionally talented people. During the two months we spend together on any given show we all become a family of sorts and usually go long periods of time without working with the same people again and when we get the good fortune to work with each other again it’s as if no time has passed and we pick up where we left off the last time. One a...

September 19, 2017

It is a pleasure to welcome Kenzie Banta back to the BCT stage after most recently being seen in Oklahoma! this past July. I was given the opportunity to sit down with Kenzie recently and ask her a few questions about being in the spotlight.

Born in Montana and raised in Ohio this talented young actress came into the world as a part of a theatre family. Her mother, Anne Kirklin, has directed, acted, and held a board seat here a...

September 14, 2017

After sixteen years offstage Stephanie Bryson decided to chase her dream of being in community theatre by auditioning for Pygmalion here at BCT. Much to her surprise she landed a leading role the first time out of the gate when she was cast in the role of Eliza Doolittle. This mother of two teaches in the dental hygiene clinic at Sinclair Community College and wanted to do one show to “get it out of her system” before starting...

July 17, 2017

It is common knowledge amongst the theatre community that a cast and crew become close when producing a show, often referring to the cast and crew as their “theatre family”. These are the people you spend all your free time with for two months. However, for the cast and crew of Oklahoma! they are quite literally family. In this production of roughly forty people there are only seven members who do not have at least one relativ...

July 16, 2017

Hi! I’m T.

Hello! and welcome to BCT’s new blog “Behind the Curtain”, I’m T. I am 27 years old and have been involved in many productions at Brookville Community Theater since I first attended the theatres day camp at the age of 13. I enjoy contributing to productions in a variety of ways from my first job as a painter on the set of Jakes Women, to my most recent role as co-director of The Crazy Time and everything in between....

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