Coopersville Community Theatre is holding auditions for “A Christmas Carol” on September 10 and 11 at Coopersville High School. The cast calls for 12 males (ages 10 to 60+) and 14 females (ages 10 to 60). Auditions will be held in the high school choir room from 7:00 to 9:00 PM each night Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for Auditions. We will have 2 shows on Saturday, December 2nd and 1 show on Sunday, December 3rd. Audition Books are available for pick up ($10 fee per book) on August 30 & 31 from 9AM – 4PM and from 6PM-8PM at the Mark Douglas/Coopersville Real Estate Office at 256 Main Street, Coopersville Michigan
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Beer/Wine & Cheese Fundraiser
Art Exhibit Application
The Coopersville Area Arts Council is looking to exhibit original artwork from local artists during their Annual Wine, Beer, and Cheese Tasting to be held on September 16, 2017. Please click on the link above to view the application.
Membership Renewal Time
“The Marvelous Wonderettes”
August 4th, 5th and 6th at 7:30PM you are invited to step into Coopersville High School’s Centerstage Theatre and be transported back to Springfield High School’s 1958 senior prom, “Marvelous Dreams.”
The evening’s entertainment was supposed to be provided by The Crooning Crabcakes, but the lead singer (and preacher’s son) Billy Ray was caught smoking behind the school. So, as to not set a bad example, the principal has cancelled the show. The Marvelous Wonderettes are brought in as a last minute substitution.
The Marvelous Wonderettes are Cindy Lou Huffington (Megan Hughes), Missy Miller (Molly Alman), Betty Jean “B.J.” Reynolds (Kristen Pearson) and Suzy Simpson (Kristen Schoenborn). They are all Springfield High School’s (“Go Chipmunks!”) song leaders.
During the show, you will learn about the Wonderettes’ relationships with each other and the loves of their lives between 1958 and 1968. Their stories are told through 33 songs from that decade like “Mr. Sandman”, “Allegheny Moon,” “Heat Wave,” “It’s In His Kiss,” “It’s My Party,” “Son of a Preacher Man,” “Leader of the Pack,” “Rescue Me,” and “Respect.”
Tickets will be $10 per person, $7 for Arts Council Members, $5 for Students K-12, 5 and under are free. Tickets will be available before each show beginning at 6PM.
Alumni Jazz Band Concert
Free Ice Cream and Music!
Get ready for a real summer treat! On Thursday, July 28 at 7pm, the Coopersville Area Arts Council will be hosting a summer concert and free ice cream social for the Coopersville Community. The featured musical group will be the Coopersville Alumni Alley Cats Jazz Band, under the direction of Luanne DeVries.
The concert will take place at Veteran’s Park on Randall Street. Free ice cream will be offered by the Coopersville Area Arts Council to all who attend. An opportunity to make a donation to the Arts Council will be offered during the evening. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and come make this an opportunity for the whole family.
ANNOUNCING the cast list for “The Marvelous Wonderettes”!!! Missy: Molly Alman, ….. Cindy Lou: Megan Denhof-Hughes, …..Betty Jean: Kristen Pearson,……Suzy: Kristen Schoenborn. Congratulations, and thanks to all who auditioned!
First blog post
This blog was started to boost the visibility of the Coopersville Area Arts Council. It will be used to update interested followers with our community activities and fund raisers.