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How to Prepare for Mary Poppins?

“Pick out those 18 consonants and 16 vowels as well….and put them in an order which is VERY hard to spell!” How to prepare for the very demanding role of Jane Banks?  Josephine (“Posey”) Cormier and Sydney Bondy, who share this role in RTC’s upcoming production of Mary Poppins went to extraordinary lengths in readying …

Where There’s a Will – RTC’s Mini-Shakespeare Festival opens February 24th!

On Monday afternoon, Riverfront moves back into the Olde Walkerville theatre for a week of tech rehearsals in preparation for opening our latest production of three one-act plays – Where There’s a Will. This “mini-Shakespeare Festival” has been a challenge for our students to work through and we’re eager to present it to our community …

Downtown Mission to benefit from A Christmas Peter Pan

On December 8th and 9th, Riverfront Theatre Company presented A Christmas Peter Pan at the Downtown Mission’s Chapel.  We had been fortunate to receive permission from the Mission to hold our performance then when our planned venue space was unavailable. In gratitude, we decided to hold a can drive for the Mission, and to split …

Bullying Prevention and Awareness Week – perfect timing for Under Pressure

  This Friday, November 23rd, Riverfront Theatre Company opens with Under Pressure – our collection of three one-act plays dealing with bullying, peer pressure, and social anxiety.  The timing of our show couldn’t be better – this week, November 18-24th, is Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, where Ontario students, school staff and parents are encouraged …

The 15th Season Begins!

Saturday, September 8th, 9 a.m. I arrived at our rehearsal space, Paulin Memorial Church, nice and early for our 9:30 start time, to get things set up before the kids arrive.  I’d already had a flurry of last-minute messages from parents that morning, and my energy and excitement levels are through the roof. I couldn’t …