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Local Teens Dive Into “The Little Mermaid”

BY CARY GINELL One important and valuable aspect of Cabrillo Music Theatre’s long tenure in Ventura County is its devotion to casting talented young local performers in as many of its productions as it can.

Senior Spotlight: Newbury Park High School’s Nick Glaab

BY CARY GINELL He’s hard to miss on stage. A husky, ever-smiling youngster with bright red hair and a big voice. Nicholas Glaab recently graduated from Newbury Park High School and will be missed

Katy Jarvis & Parker Harris Make for a “Fantastick” Couple

BY CARY GINELL One of the great things about Ventura County theater is that there is a never-ending progression of young talent that keeps coming up through the ranks. Two of the more impressive

Song & Dance Duo Perform at Rubicon

BY CARY GINELL This weekend, the husband-and-wife duo of Kirby and Beverly Ward will be performing Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance, in three concerts at the Rubicon Theatre Company. Although nothing new in the annals of

Senior Spotlight: Moorpark High School’s Kristen Bramson

BY CARY GINELL This is the time of year when high school seniors are getting ready to head off to college, and for those who are looking toward a career in the theater, it’s

“Liberty Valance” Director Jenny Sullivan Talks About Rubicon’s New Production

BY CARY GINELL The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance was originally a short story penned in 1953 by Dorothy M. Johnson (1905 – 1984), who wrote numerous articles and stories with Western themes. In

For Thousand Oaks High School’s Kristen Wisneski, Acting Is the “Only Option”

BY CARY GINELL Ventura County has always been a proving ground for young performers, and one of the brightest that we’ve seen in the past few years is Kristen Wisneski, a 17-year-old junior at

Performer Scott Dreier Talks About His Devotion to Doris Day in His One-Man Show, “Doris and Me”

BY CARY GINELL It’s not often when a person is able to develop their own stage show about their idol, but for the past four years, actor/singer Scott Dreier has done that very thing,

Michael Fischer Reveals Improv Techniques in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

BY CARY GINELL I haven’t posted a story yet this year because I’ve been busy. For the past two weeks, I’ve been immersed in learning the flute part to the score of The 25th Annual

That’s a Wrap – Who We Talked To In 2015

BY CARY GINELL VC On Stage was busy in 2015. In addition to reviewing dozens of shows throughout Ventura County, we also got to know a number of performers on a more intimate basis.