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Board honors Elsie’s theater troupe

The Elsie Allen theater players returned home from their stay in London and performance run at Scotland’s Edinburgh Fringe Fest just in time for the start of school last week. On Wednesday, the troupe was honored by the Santa Rosa School Board. “You have made your community very proud,” said [...]

By | August 24th, 2011|1 Comment

UPDATED: Elsie teacher updating Fringe blog

UPDATE: Per a reader comment from Lobo theater mom Kathy Korlin below, here is a link to a Facebook page that has tons of photos of high school students performing their show in Edinburgh. I did a quick look and didn't see the Elsie and Montgomery crews but if anyone [...]

By | August 11th, 2011|2 Comments

Montgomery, Elsie thespians take off today

Sonoma County students are heading to Scotland. Montgomery High School thespians met their $80,000 fundraising goal and will be performing at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the world’s largest art festival next week. A troupe from Elsie Allen High also met their goals and are setting off today as well. The Montgomery [...]

By | August 2nd, 2011|0 Comments

Time to rally for the Montgomery Fringe effort

It’s a big weekend for the Montgomery High School drama crew. The group needs $7,000 more to reach its fundraising goal to send 10 people to Scotland in August for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The final push for funds comes tonight, Saturday and Sunday as students will stage performances and [...]

By | July 8th, 2011|1 Comment

Montgomery fundraising for Fringe

Musicians from Montgomery High School will provide the background music for “A Taste of Montgomery Village,” a fundraiser for the high school drama department. The school is slated to send a small troupe of drama students to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer – a three week event in August [...]

By | May 5th, 2011|1 Comment

More on Elsie’s One-Act Play Fest tonight

If you read about Elsie Allen High’s One-Act Play Festival running tonight and Saturday in today’s Press Democrat but can’t make it, here are a few more places to see and support Elsie’s efforts to make it the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. According to booster (and theater mom) Kathy Korlin, the [...]

By | January 28th, 2011|0 Comments

UPDATED: Montgomery’s Fringe Fest quest begins Monday

UPDATE: Sue Bryne sent over photos of some of the performers lined up to perform Monday night. ___________ I’m working on a story about Montgomery High School’s efforts to get to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival next summer. Story expected to run over the weekend. Meantime, those interested in attending the [...]

By | December 23rd, 2010|0 Comments

UPDATED: Elsie’s Fringe Fest quest gets boost

UPDATE: Here are some additional photos from teh presentation, courtesy of Elsie's theater instructor Rob Burt. ____ Remember Elsie Allen's quest to attend the Edinburg Fringe Fest next summer? Members of the Lobo theater community are working hard to make it happen. This week the group received a $2,500 boost. [...]

By | December 2nd, 2010|0 Comments

Hot Cuban night pulls in cool $6K for Elsie Allen

Theater fans and Elsie Allen backers pulled in about $6,000 at a fundraising event last Saturday night, according to organizers hoping to send members of Elsie's drama department to the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Sept. 4 event was Cuban themed and featured Cuban eats and dance lessons from Edna and Dick [...]

By | September 8th, 2010|0 Comments

Elsie’s Fringe Fest quest is going Cuban

Elsie Allen High School and their theater backers are hosting an upcoming fundraiser to help send a small troupe of thespians and playwrights to the 2011 Fringe Festival in Edinburgh. The fringe fest is a three week event that sprouts plays, music, performances and what sounds like all kinds of [...]

By | August 30th, 2010|0 Comments