Below is information on our:
2021-2022 School Day Production Season,
and Lessons information.
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Love and Light,
Thank you to our BG OnStage at SKyPAC sponsors!
School Day Productions and Other School Day Events:
All BG OnStage SCHOOL DAY Performances are open to classes/groups of school age children.
PUBLIC Performances are open to the general public.
BG OnStage School Day Production tickets are $6 per student.
For every ten (10) students booked, a class will receive one (1) free adult ticket.
To reserve your class, email Education Director, Elise Charny at email@example.com or call 270-904-5016.
Star Wars and More: Music of John Williams
School Day Performances:
October 25, 2021 at 9:30am and Noon
**PLEASE NOTE THAT TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE $5 per student. **
Yes, Virginia School Day Performances:
Thursday, December 2nd at 9:30am and Noon
Friday, December 3rd at 9:30am
Friday, December 3rd at 6:30pm
Charlotte’s Web School Day Performances:
Thursday, March 31 at 9:30am and Noon
Friday, April 1 at 9:30am
Friday, April 1 at 6:30pm
Yes, Virginia Cast
Miriam, the Librarian- Brittany Gatlin-Lloyd
Virginia- Reese McWhorter
Ollie- Micah Rogers
Scraggly Santa- Jeremiah Rogers
Mr. Church- Austin Yates
Charlotte- Kelly Bryant
Mrs. Whiskers- Kate Jarboe
The Jolly Gentleman- Joseph Byrd
Librarian- Sara Beth Rogers
Virginia- Elle Reynolds
Ollie- Brendan Reiter
Charlotte- Ella Grace Rogers
Mrs. Whiskers- Katerina Rogers
Gracelyn Boca, Amelia Bolin, Joseph Byrd, Mackenzie Franks,
Rileigh Gossett, Morgan Martin, Karrigan Morrison, Channing Peters,
Brendan Reiter, Elle Reynolds, Ella Grace Rogers, Katerina Rogers,
Sara Beth Rogers, Jillian Sandelin, Abby Shipley, Mykayla Tanner,
Lydia Trowbridge, Jana Wilson
News Paper Kids
Gracelyn Boca, Amelia Bolin, Morgan Martin, Karrigan Morrison,
Channing Peters, Brendan Reiter, Elle Reynolds, Sara Beth Rogers,
Jillian Sandelin, Mykayla Tanner
Gracelyn Boca, Amelia Bolin, Karrigan Morrison, Elle Reynolds,
Sara Beth Rogers, Jillian Sandelin, Mykayla Tanner
Channing Peters, Katerina Rogers, Sara Beth Rogers, Mykayla Tanner
Around the World Santas
Father Christmas- Amelia Bolin
Pere Noel- Brendan Reiter
Sinterklaas- Lydia Trowbridge
Gaghant Baba- Joseph Byrd
Kanakaloka- Ella Grace Rogers
Jultomten- Mackenzie Franks
Ded Moroz- Jana Wilson
St. Nick- Rileigh Gossett
Fall 2021 Classes & More:
Audition Techniques Workshop
This workshop is for students ages 13 to adult looking to improve on their audition skills! Students will work with multiple coaches on brining their audition material to life while focusing on the details of auditioning.
Students will need to have a one minute monologue and 16 bar cut of a musical theatre song prepared for this workshop.
Students will also learn a dance audition combination.
Workshop Fee is $70.
Workshop date: Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 4:30pm.
*End time will be determined by the number of participants.
For a student to be considered fully registered, we need to receive a completed registration form and class payment. Registration is first come, first serve. We do not hold spots for students. Space is limited!
Please note on the registration form, that checks need to be made to Arts of Southern Kentucky NOT SKyPAC.
Registration deadline is October 28, 2021.
Past BG OnStage Productions:
Contact us to get set up with one of our instructors for one-on-one lessons.
Our lessons rates are $30 for half an hour and $40 for an hour.
Call 270-904-5016 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Elise Charny- Audition & Monologue Prep
Elise graduated Cum Laude from Marymount Manhattan in New York with a BA in Theatre Arts, concentration in Performing. Continuing with her education and experience, Elise obtained her Masters in Theatre Education from Emerson College in Boston.
Elise has served as a performer/director/educator in the theatre community for the last twenty years. In 2013, Elise established the John F Kennedy School Drama Club in Somerville, MA, which still running today. For the last five years, Elise has served as Artistic and Education Director of BG OnStage, creating various programming and directing all of the theatrical productions. She has also aided students in achieving their goals of attending GSA and musical theatre/drama college programs, past students have been accepted at The New York Film Academy, University of Cincinnati College- Conservatory of Music, Northern Kentucky University, Southern Illinois University, Austin Peay State University, and Western Kentucky University. With this new chapter of her career, Elise is very excited to be joining the SKyPAC family to continue to bring quality theatre education and theatre opportunities to the community!
Olivia Duvall- Voice Instructor
Olivia is a Bowling Green native and a soprano Vocal Music Education major at Western Kentucky University. Olivia has been immersed in both the theatrical and classical musical field since her 5th grade year and is intently involved in the WKU Music Department. Olivia currently acts as Vice-President and soon-to-be President of the American Choral Directors Association chapter at WKU and has been a member of the WKU Chorale since her Freshman year. Along with an academic participation in music, Olivia is also heavily embraced in the church music community as well, shown through her involvement in the worship ministry at her local church. Olivia also holds experience through the Kentucky Center’s Governor’s School for the Arts as an alumna of the 2017 Vocal Music class, and plans to obtain a Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting to aid her passion of taking charge of an ensemble.
Olivia is ecstatic to begin teaching with BG OnStage at SKyPAC and both provide knowledge to those she is teaching and learn from them at the same time.
Claire Smith- Voice Instructor
Claire Smith is a soprano from Lexington, Kentucky. In her time as a performer, she has participated in multiple choirs, musicals, plays, and one opera. She has performed as a soloist in several major works at WKU, put on a recital, and is currently working on her Mahurin Honors College Capstone Thesis Experience in composition. In Spring 2020, Claire placed first in the National Student Auditions Classical Junior Women Category in the Kentucky and Tennessee region. Currently, she is the president of WKU’s Students of the National Association for Teachers of Singing and served as a secretary in the past. She will graduate with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from WKU in the Spring of 2021.
Claire recently completed vocal pedagogy, an intensive course that goes through the anatomy and physiology of the voice, as well as effective vocal technique and instruction. She is excited to apply the many techniques she studied to her teaching methods.