2/03/2016

Inspiring Future Generations







RC Alum, SARA LOUISE LAZARUS


Musical Theatre Faculty
Circle in the Square Theatre School 

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Sara has been fulfilling the Rehearsal Club mission statement daily by her daily commitment to teaching musical theater to the next generation of talented Thespians. 

To my Rehearsal Club Sisters:

I'm directing a really talented group of young singers in the Circle In The Square Musical Showcase this coming Monday, Feb 8 at 4pm and 7pm on the Fun Home stage.  One hour and free!  If you have the time, 
do come.  But let me know first, since reservations are required and I'll happily make them for you...

saralazarus@comcast.net


Sara pictured with Marsha Kramer (left)
on her recent NYC visit  
ONGOING EVENTS

WINTER COAT DRIVE: 

Kathy Conry and Metro Baptist Church continue taking winter coat donations and are open to volunteers acting as personal shoppers  every Monday, 12:30 - 2:30 thru March.  

natashalamocha1947@gmail.com

PHYLLIS CREORE WESTERMAN: 

Our original "Canteen Girl" is turning 100 on March 29, 2016!  She's frail but feisty and would welcome your cards & letters coming in NOW!
Send to:  Ms. Phyllis Westerman
                1150 Fifth Avenue
                New York, NY  10128

DOCUMENTARY DONATIONS:
We continue to encourage each of you to use your social media network to "forward" any Facebook posts regarding the documentary to your friends.  Just as we supported each other while living together, we are now living together in cyberspace.  Support each other and our larger projects by sharing & supporting their news.  Continually think about ways of encouraging donations and soliciting support for the documentary.

DUES NOTICE COMING SOON: Some of you are already sending in your dues!  Thank you all for your continued support.  Our Facebook page and these newsletters have proved a successful solution for keeping our exclusive group connected.  New York election ballots will go out with the dues notice soon.  Watch for it!  And thank you all for keeping us together.    
SEEKING RC ALUMS: 
If anyone remembers and knows where to find Patti Parsons Marmer, Susan Thompson, Fran Hice, Zoe Terzetta, Priscilla Decatur, Faye Dean, please let us know!
OTHER ALUM ACTION:
Our women continue to get hired and/or generate their own work. 
OLYVE HALLMARK ABBOTTone of our Cinderella writers, is already a published writer - check out her books on Amazon.com (her last book, Come Sundown, was ranked in the Top 50!) RC Alum TV performers might find TV-Live or Dead especially fascinating.
DOTTIE BELLE
is a former Rockette, featured in the upcoming Diet Coke documentary; now runs her own business as a personal physical therapist -
BETTY BIGGERS is retired, but constantly busy campaigning for her son, a Majority Leader of the Florida Senate and has just completed her first book, "Zapped by the Spirit."   
JOHANN CARLO  
is 
a member of Actor's Studio, is continually writing & performing.
KATHY CONRY continues to direct and choreograph professionally while producing projects for her ministry.  
CYNTHIA DARLOW is a member of TACT in NYC, currently doing Sense & Sensibility in Storrs, CT
DIANE FINDLEY  is coming to Broadway again soon in Gotta Dance.
ANDREA FRIERSON is a singer, actor, and writer living in New York City.  Currently, she performs her one-woman show, "me & ella" throughout the U.S.  

BETH FRITZ-LOGREA is Artistic Director of the Logrea Dance Academy and Westchester Ballet Company.  www.logreadance.com
BETTY GALVANO has a new book, "Zapped By The Spirit" released September, 2015
SUSAN GARVEY most recently was cast in Calendar Girls ("Annie Clarke") & "Myra Brhul" in Deathtrap.
PATRICIA HILL continues working primetime behind the camera. 
LIZ HODES continues to produce & perform out of her home in NYC.  Next up:  State of the Union, Nov 15, 2015  Contact:  lizhodes@yahoo.com

SUNNY KEYSER's daughter, Jen Halpern, casting director, also produces an annual "Rescue Men" calendar featuring men who adopt our furry friends: www.rescuemen.org

MARSHA KRAMER continues to work in LA; most recently on Modern Family
FRANCINE MANCINI continues to perform her original music & lyrics for her rock band, "NO UTURNS."  www.nouturnsad.wix.com/rock
DIANE PHELAN, our 2013 RC Rising Star is in "King and I." www.dianephelan.com
GRACE KILEY's Ongoing and Master Classes in Acting & Directing.  Contact her directly at gracekiley@gmail.com
MARY JANE HOUDINA teaches Pilates, adult jazz & tap  @ 5-6-7-8 Dance Arts (Brewster, N.Y.) & @ Logrea Dance Academy (Ossining, N.Y) regularly.  She continues to choreograph professionally, most recently "High Society".
LEE KELLEY is available for coaching
MELANIE MAYRON is actively directing; watch for her name in Pretty Little Liars, Grace & Frankie; and Jane the Virgin.
ANNIE O'DONNELL continues to perform & can be seen in features like, Jersey Boys & The Artist while continuing to guest star regularly.
DENISE PENCE continues her weekly broadcast, "The Cinematic Arts" for Gatewave Radio, is an Associate Member of Articulate Theatre Company in NYC (directing & performing, Feb. 27 & 28, "Articulating Folk"); teaches the monthly seminar, "Business of the Buzz," at the SAG-AFTRA Conservatory (next seminar Feb. 17th 11:00 - 1:00 pm). (www.articulatetheatre.com)   www.denisepence.com 
CHERYL STEINTHAL  is a retired Rockette currently active with the Original Florida Follies (performers are 61-92 years young). She choreographed their next show, "A Brand New Day"  http://www.theoriginalfloridafollies.com
CAMERON TAYLOR continues to work as an actress in NY - watch for her in the new film, Anesthesia, starring Glenn Close 
AMANDA TREES recently co-authored and starred as "Alice" in Alice Are You, based on Alice in Wonderland, performed in Brooklyn to a sold out crowd.
BONNIE (BOROIAN) WINTZ is launching a new business in February!  Visit www.blissfullybetter.com for more info

Contact us with your Goings On!
Paid up member's latest news is repeated on our website: Then & Now
(special thank you to Francine Mancini for web updates)
membership@rehearsalclubnyc.com 


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