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Ririe Woodbury

Past OnSTAGE Seasons

2008 and earlier

2012/13 OnStage Performances

All venues are subject to change.
All prices are subject to change.
All Tickets Purchased On Line are Final and Non-Refundable

Season passes are now available!

Figures of Speech Theatre - Fine Art Puppet Theatre

Friday, April 19, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Church Street Theater, 10046 Church Street, Truckee

Figures of Speech

Figures of Speech Theater, from Freeport Maine, creates theater that is rooted in the expressive power of the puppet and challenges audiences to venture into realms that are mythic, larger-than-life, animated explorations of the numinous boundary world between being and becoming. The company also celebrates the puppet theater by performing, teaching and presenting its own and others' works of puppet art. Puppetry is an ancient craft that is rarely presented in our mountainous community - All ages will be inspired and in awe of the stories and figures presented during this special evening.

Adults - $15
Children, Military and Adults 65 and Over - $5

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Youth Film Project Reception

Saturday, August 25, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Church Street Theater, 10046 Church Street, Truckee

Youth Film Project Reception

Doors open at 7 – Films Begin at 7:30 pm. Meet local students who wrote, directed and produced their own short films. Silent Westerns, Mysteries, Love Stories, Ski Edits, Environmental Movies and More! This program received major funding by the Laird Norton Family Foundation and was supported by the Incline Village Noon Rotary and Truckee Noon Rotary


Friday, September 28, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Church Street Theater, 10046 Church Street, Truckee


Drawing from gospel, traditional African music, as well as their Chadian roots, H'sao display clear soul, pop, and R&B influences. All the members of this Montréal afro-pop group are singer/songwriters; elements of their various influences are smoothly blended with African rhythms to create fresh songs in a unique style. Masterful a cappella singing sets them apart on the vast soundscape of world. To hear them sing and see them perform is a true gift to our rural community. You don't want to miss this show!

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October 12, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Church Street Theater, 10046 Church Street, Truckee


DALA features vocal harmonies guaranteed to give you chills. Duo members Sheila and Amanda also make use of their considerable talents on guitar and piano to create a unique brand of acoustic pop. Their fun and energetic stage presence has made DALA a fan favorite at festivals across the country. "The angels of folk music. Ethereal, eloquent and downright beautiful, the music they create is faultlessly performed." Quote from Exclaim!

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Annual Hearts for Arts Gala featuring Lula Washington Dance Theater

Friday, November 9, 2012, 6:00 p.m.
Cal Neva Frank Sinatra Show Room
Opening Piece Performed by InnerRhythms Dance Theater

Lula Washington

Tickets include complimentary drink.
Silent Auction includes Fine Art and Rare Jewels.

Lula Washington Dance Theater choreographed The Little Mermaid and Avatar. Praise for this amazing dance company includes:

"Live jazz. Athletic bodies, jumping and rousing, infectiously enthusiastic performances by fine dancers." - New York Times

"Ms. Washington's choreographic vocabulary comprises modern dance, low crouching and stamping movements inspired by African dance and, occasionally, ballet. It's a perfectly pleasant and functional mix, and in 'We Wore the Mask' Ms. Washington displays a sure theatricality that is captivating." - New York Times

"The smart, strong and energetic Lula Washington Dance Theatre, celebrating its 25th anniversary … proved that American dance is alive, well and growing out west. The handsome multi-ethnic company of 10 dancers provided an evening-long explosion of style and attitude. This is an exciting company that inspires optimism about the future of American dance." - Sheila Abrams, New Jersey Recorder

It is rare to have this level of international talent visit the mountains. Don't miss this chance to see Lula Washington Dance Theater perform locally and participate in an interactive discussion after the show! This performance is funded in part by the James Irvine Foundation.

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Joe Craven

Friday, Febuary 1, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Church Street Theater, 10046 Church Street, Truckee

Joe Craven

Joe Craven has been enjoyed by locals at festivals such as “Strawberry” for many years. Now you can bring the whole family to enjoy him right here in your community! Read what critics have to say:

"Joe Craven's playing will make your jaw drop in wonder and amazement. He's a dazzling soloist, his virtuosity matched by his ability to swing." - Paste Magazine

"Joe Craven is Magical." - San Francisco Chronicle.

"Everything Joe touches turns to music." - David Grisman. San Jose Mercury News

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Missoula Children's Theatre presents

Missoula Children's Theatre

Public Show: Saturday, March 16, 3:00pm

A fresh look at a favorite story comes to North Tahoe this Saturday, March 16th when the Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 50 local students present 'The Tortoise Versus The Hare'. This original musical adaptation of the classic fable 'The Tortoise Versus The Hare' is part of the Missoula Children's Theatre's unique international touring project and is presented locally by Arts For the Schools.

Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe
8125 Steelhead Ave.
Kings Beach, CA 96143

Adults - $10
Children, Military and Adults 65 and Over - $5

Many thanks to the Boys and Girls Club for allowing us to use their facility for this special occasion!

Thanks so much and we look forward to seeing you there!

If you have any questions please contact

Yardley Wing
Program Director
Arts For the Schools