Tag: SLCT

Sun Lakes Community Theatre wins grant award!

Marcia Stevic Congratulations are in order for our very own Sun Lakes Community Theatre upon receiving our first competitive grant, the Community Investment Grant, from the Arizona Commission of the Arts. The grant will provide $5,000 to support theatrical productions, presentations and educational programs within SLCT. The highly-competitive Community Investment Grants are awarded to arts…

“The Hallelujah Girls” – huge success

Cast and production crew of Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s summer production, The Hallelujah Girls, directed by Linda Caton

Lots of tickets were sold, with two nights completely sold out! From the moment the stage lights came up, the audiences were mesmerized by the superb acting skills, unbelievable set, fantastic sound and lighting and great costumes. There was not a weak link in this production, and if you missed it, what a shame!

SLCT Awards scholarship

Pictured (left to right) Phyllis Novy, SLCT president; Emma Wang, recipient of $1000 scholarship; and Roger Edmonds, scholarship chairman

Roger Edmonds On May 10, Sun Lakes Community Theater presented their annual Theater Arts scholarship to Emma Wang from Hamilton High School. Each year, SLCT awards a scholarship to a graduating senior from the Chandler School District. Emma, who will major in Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska, began performing when she was three…

SLCT to meet March 9

Roger Edmonds There will be a very special meeting for the Sun Lakes Community Theatre. We will gather for cocktails in the San Tan Ballroom in Cottonwood on March 9 at 6:00 p.m. and begin the meeting at 6:30 p.m. The entertainment for the evening will be a presentation of Horton Hears a Who by SLCT’s…

SLCT presents Aspirin and Elephants

Marcia Stevic, Publicity Hail to the Crew . . . Our SLCT creative crew is the best! There are nearly 45 individuals working behind the scenes. Many are experienced actors in their own right. Even the smallest cast requires the same number of creative crew working to make the show a success . . . from…

SLCT to meet February 9

Roger Edmonds The monthly SLCT meeting will be Thursday, February 9, at the San Tan Ballroom, in Cottonwood. Cocktails will start at 6:00 p.m., and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will include an entertaining and insightful discussion about the totality of the theatre experience, led by Rod Hayward. Rod is, among…

SLCT honors long-time members

Andrea Hummel Eighty-four members made the Sun Lakes Community Theatre Christmas party the best ever! Held at Palo Verde, with festive decorations made of local pinecones by Jo Birlin, the food and service were top notch. Something new this year was entertainment by T. A. Burrows, a professional singer, D.J. and celebrity impersonator. This festive…

SLCT to meet October 13

Roger Edmonds Come one come all, the first meeting of the Sun Lakes Community Theatre for the new season is October 13 in the San Tan Ballroom at Cottonwood. Cocktails are at 6:00 p.m., meeting is at 6:30 p.m. The different atmosphere that will be created in the Ballroom that evening will surprise you! In…

SLCT presents “Dearly Departed”

The Joy of Life singers join the cast of Dearly Departed November 8-12 in the San Tan Ballroom at Cottonwood. The singers are front row: Marilyn Holt, Tenni Annen, Sharon Guzman, Andrea Pearson and Director Chris Roen; back row: Jim Nielsen, Steve Schneck and Janine Schneck; not pictured: Jim Brown, Judie Janowski, and Susan Schlesinger.

Andrea Hummel For the November 8-12 SLCT play, Dearly Departed, Director Howard Hummel has pulled out all the stops. If you regularly attend Sun Lakes Community Theatre plays, you know to expect a bit of reasonably priced theater close to home, many times featuring your friends and neighbors on stage. You also know that the…