tower

This summer, the Tower Theatre Foundation presents Get Your Act Together, a first-of-its-kind audition workshop. Director and veteran performer Mollie Tennant will run the workshop July 10-14. It’s designed especially for singers, dancers and actors 13 to 19 years old interested in a collaborative and productive week spent sharpening performance skills in their audition “tool…

Bend Film

BendFilm announced the 2017 BendFilm Festival will run October 12-15 at iconic locations around Bend including the historic Tower Theatre, Tin Pan Theater and McMenamins – Old St. Francis. BendFilm is a celebration of independent storytelling through film, music, events, panel discussions and more. Now in its 14th year, the BendFilm Festival typically screens 100…

dolls

The inaugural Broadway in Concert production goes all in June 2-4 at the Tower Theatre with innovative scenery, local musicians and unique staging to capture the high stakes atmosphere of the landmark musical-comedy Guys and Dolls. The original, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, opened in 1950, quickly garnering public attention and critical praise,…

24-7

It was a huge success last year and it’s coming back! The Second Annual 24/SEVEN Theater Project is a creative process on steroids with a performance of the finished product 24 hours later. The process includes enlisting seven talented playwrights to create seven brand new short plays within the allotted time the night before they…

(L-R) Izzy King, Marli Messner, Director Kate Torcom& Katie Bullock

The Redmond Proficiency Academy announce that three RPA students have showcased at the Oregon State Thespian Conference. The RPA Thespian Troupe competed in the annual Oregon State Acting Competition, where the troupe won three awards. One RPA student was awarded the Oregon Thespians’ Scholarship. Katie Bullock, Izzy King and MarliMessner earned a superior ranking and…

Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging for CinemaCon) Colin Farrell poses with the 2017 Coca-Cola and Regal Films program winners Tom Teller (Center) and Julian Conner (Right) at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

Coca-Cola and Regal announced the winner of the 2017 Coca-Cola and Regal Films student filmmaker program. Students Tom Teller (Bend) and his colleague Julian Conner (Mill Valley, California) from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University. Coca-Cola has been supporting young filmmakers with their student filmmaker program that grants the winning…