New paint refreshes the theater

Redlands Footlighters’ theater building has a new exterior coat of paint, and it looks stunning! We would like to give a great big, giant, huge THANK YOU to all the volunteers who helped paint on Saturday, April 29th, as part of the 2017 Redlands Community Day of Service sponsored by the Redlands Service Club Council. This project took fourty-five gallons of paint and about forty volunteers (more then half of them 18 years old or under) four hours and 1 absolutely fabulous professional painter who […]

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Announcing Free Acting Workshops Hosted by Redlands Footlighters

The first session is full. Use the form below to be added to the waiting list or to ask questions. Redlands Footlighters is excited to host free, weekly acting workshops for adults facilitated by Barry Wallace. Workshops will begin on Tuesday, January 5.  Here are the important details. The workshop is completely, totally, unequivocally FREE. Sessions will be every Tuesday except when the show in rehearsal needs the space. Sessions will be from 7:00pm to about 10:00pm. The maximum number of workshop members is sixteen. […]

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Ushering at Redlands Bowl

Thank you to the great group who came out and helped pass the red bowls! Footlighters had the opportunity to help usher at the Redlands Bowl for the Friday, August 1, performance of The Sound of Music. It was a great opportunity to get together, have some food and wine, and watch a fantastic show! Congratulations to the cast, crew, director, designers, and musicians for giving us such a wonderful production.

Footlighters Recognizes Outstanding Performances at Annual Banquet

Members and guests gathered at Mill Creek Cattle Company on June 30th to celebrate another successful season. Cat Soto chaired the group that chose a black and white theme to set the tone to honor the great performances we enjoyed on our stage as well as all our volunteers. Ellen Schollenberger gave a brief summary of how the judging is done or our theater and introduced the judges, who were known only to Ellen and one Board member. The judges were Del Barrett, Dot Hallinan, […]

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Two New Faces for the Theatre

For the last year, the board has been discussing ways to improve the visibility of the theatre and the first stage of this was revealed at the Annual Awards. Tamara Lillibridge-Griffey, a long time Footlighter, was asked to design comedy and tragedy masks to place on the outside of the building. After months of work, she gifted the theatre with the masks. The masks are large enough to attract notice to the theater while being detailed to serve as a piece of art for theater […]

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