Guest Blogger: Kate Carmanico

Guest Blogger: Kate Carmanico Kate recently graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and English Theatre and Drama. She is currently in her third and final year at Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts in Toronto.


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5 Skills I Learned In Theatre School That Have Nothing To Do With Acting5 Skills I Learned In Theatre School That Have Nothing To Do With Acting
Posted: Jul. 29, 2017


THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Randolph Theatre - Spotlight on SwingsTHE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Randolph Theatre - Spotlight on Swings
Posted: Jul. 19, 2017


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Posted: Jul. 13, 2017


THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Randolph Theatre - Spotlight on SwingsTHE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Randolph Theatre - Spotlight on Swings
Posted: Jul. 19, 2017


5 Skills I Learned In Theatre School That Have Nothing To Do With Acting5 Skills I Learned In Theatre School That Have Nothing To Do With Acting
July 29, 2017

The graduating class of Summer 2017 at Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts has launched into its final week of rehearsals for The Drowsy Chaperone. With every sound check, lighting cue and quick change, the vision of the show is coming closer to fruition and I can't help but feel immensely proud of how far we have come as a term since our journey here began two years ago. As we bid farewell to our school and brace ourselves to face the 'real world', I find solace in the bonds we have created, the stories we have shared (with each other and with audiences) and the life skills we have learned that will stay with us, regardless of the path we choose to follow. (And yes, we also learned about acting.)

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Randolph Theatre - Spotlight on SwingsTHE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Randolph Theatre - Spotlight on Swings
July 19, 2017

With the second week of rehearsals well underway, the cast and creative team of The Drowsy Chaperone have moved into our new rehearsal space and are taking advantage of the wall-to-wall mirrors and sprung floors to run through some of the show's biggest dance numbers.

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Randolph Theatre - As We Stumble Along: Rehearsals Week 1THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Randolph Theatre - As We Stumble Along: Rehearsals Week 1
July 13, 2017

After 22 months of dancing our [ballet] buns off, running lines in the hallway and cheering loudly when someone belts a high note, the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts' Summer 2017 graduating class is embarking on its final journey together--and what better journey's end than a whimsical 1920s-inspired monkey-filled musical parody!