Pinewood Players Announce 2018 Plays

Pinewood Players Announce 2018 Play Information By Dan Slocum Pinewood Players Play Selection Committee chaired by Nancy Del Duca has come up with three more “winners” for the 2018 season of Theater in the Pines. The plays for next season will be “A Comedy of Tenors,” “Reunited” and “Everybody Loves Opal.” Next season’s plays are being announced early this year to provide advance notice to those who wish to audition so mark your calendars now. Auditions are open to all Pinewood … Continue reading

Pinewood Players Founders Honored

To: Joan Gorges, Jim and Vel Hedberg Founding Members, Pinewood Players The Board of Directors of Pinewood Players would like to thank you for your amazing foresight and vision in the founding of our wonderful community theatre.  Your hard work, tenacity and unwavering support of the theatre has not gone unnoticed.  You are always in attendance, quietly supporting others without drawing attention to the fact that your decisions many years ago led to the theatre’s very existence and the success of … Continue reading

Silent Auction Results

Silent Auction Results By Nancy Del Duca The Pinewood Players Scholarship Program was the beneficiary of a silent auction on June 24, 2017.  Several tables of auction items were set up at the back of the general meeting.  Donated items ranged from the practical to the unexpected. In true auction style, the bidding accelerated as friendly competition was generated. All of the donated items were sold to happy new owners with the final call of “two minutes remaining to get … Continue reading

Scholarship Awards

Pinewood Players Award 2017 Scholarships By Penny Petersen Pinewood Players is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 PWP Scholarship competition.   Sophia Drapeau and Kirsten Ryder will each receive an award of $2,000 toward college expenses. The purpose of the program is to assist students who have a close connection to Munds Park and attend college in a field connected to the arts (theatre, music, dance, performing arts education and technical theatre.)  Former participants in the PWP drama camps … Continue reading

2017 Drama Camp for Children

Read this article on Pinewood Players’ Youth Drama Camp – actually two camps that run concurrently, one for younger children (ages 7-11 years) and one for “tweens and teens” (ages 12-18 years). Drama Camp is a great opportunity for your children to explore their theatrical ambitions in a fun, learning environment.

Scholarship Fund Reaches Initial Threshold Goal

Thanks to the generosity of our donors and a matching donation from a magnanimous anonymous benefactor Pinewood Players Scholarship fund has reached the initial threshold to fund a $2000 scholarship this fall. Our Scholarship Committee is already reviewing some deserving candidates and will be making recommendations to the board. Rich Dahl and his scholarship committee have done an incredible job of soliciting donations and qualified applicants. They are now in the second phase of their fund raising activity attempting to … Continue reading

Article on “The Education of Angels”

“The Education of Angels” by Matthew Carlin Directed by Lynn Rouyer   “The Education of Angels” story is very unique, especially for Pinewood Players. First, there is a role for a very young girl in the play. Having directed the Kidz Kamp, which is the younger of the two Drama Camps, I had an opportunity to select three young girls for the role.  Given this unusual opportunity to the three girls means that they will each have two performances to … Continue reading

Volunteers Needed: Lighting & Sound

Lighting and Sound Operators: Volunteer Position – At least 3 individuals needed.  Pinewood Players is in need of Sound and Lighting operators for the 2017 season. Some experience with sound or lighting equipment is a plus but not a requirement. Pinewood Players will train interested candidates to operate the sound and lighting control boards for the 2017 plays. The positions involve operating the sound and lighting systems for technical run through,  dress rehearsals and live performances. Each candidate would likely be assigned to one play … Continue reading