Who is really a man’s best friend, his wife or a dog? Carroll County Community Theatre’s presentation of Sylvia, September 20-22, at the Carrollton Center for the Arts, might have the answer.
you have ever owned a dog, maybe one from the pound or a stray from your
neighborhood, you will relate to this play,” said Tim Chapman, Carrollton arts
superintendent. “Also, we are thrilled to have Shelly Elman, University of West
Georgia theatre chair, as our director for this production.”
A.R. Gurney’s Broadway hit comedy tells the story of Greg and Kate, who move to Manhattan after 22 years of child-raising in the suburbs. Greg’s career as a financial trader is winding down, while Kate’s career as a public school teacher offers more opportunities. Their marriage is put in serious jeopardy by a dog named Sylvia Greg found in a park. For Greg, the dog is an escape from the frustrations of his job and the unknowns of middle age. For Kate, the dog becomes a rival for her husband’s affection. Mary Dixon heads up the cast in the play’s title role. This show contains adult language, viewer discretion is advised.
The City of Carrollton Mayor and Council will hold a Special Called Meeting on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. in the 1st Floor Courtroom, 115 West Center Street, Carrollton, GA. The public is invited to attend. The purpose of the Special Called Meeting is to discuss and consider the following item: City of Carrollton Millage Rate.
Anyone requiring special needs should contact Faith Pullen at City Hall at 770-830-2000 or email@example.com prior to the meeting
The Carrollton Center for the Arts invites the community to welcome their two newest employees, Lauren Kuykendall and Rebecca Weger, at a meet and greet event, September 7. The event at the center will start at 6:30 p.m. and finish at 7:30 p.m., just in time for the start of the Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre performance.
Lauren Kuykendall is the center’s new theatre
coordinator. Kuykendall directed the Teen Theatre for the past two seasons and
was a Teen Theatre alum herself. She holds degrees in theatre and music theatre
from Brenau University and the University of North Georgia, where she trained
with the Gainesville Theatre Alliance. She is currently pursuing a Master of
Theatre Administration degree from the University of Kentucky. When she isn’t
working administratively, Lauren enjoys performing and directing. Lauren most
recently was theatre director at Villa Rica High School. Before that, she
taught voice and theatre at the North Georgia School of Music and Dance, the
Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Passion Music Institute and her own private
voice studio. Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband, Dakota, and their
two fur-babies, Belle and Ingrid.
Rebecca Weger is the center’s new ballet
coordinator. She began dancing at a very young age and trained all over North
Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. She graduated magna cum laude from Point
Park University in Pittsburgh, PA, with a B.A. in Dance. During her career, Rebecca has studied many
dance styles and techniques and worked with esteemed teachers and
choreographers such as Mary Marshall, Robert Cook, Alan Hineline, Mark Diamond,
Gabriel Otevril and Elie Lazar. Rebecca
has taught at the Myles Reif Performing Arts Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota
and for Richmond Ballet’s Minds In Motion program in Virginia. She was the
ballet mistress for the Southwest Virginia Ballet and has taught for Appomattox
Regional’s Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology. For six years, she was
manager of the School of Richmond Ballet. She has taught pilates for many years
in private dance studios and for Roanoke College in Salem, VA. Rebecca holds
her Master of Business Administration degree from Virginia Commonwealth
Meet and Greet for Lauren Kuykendall and Rebecca Weger: Sept. 7, 2019, 6:30pm – 7:30pm (before the Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre performance) Carrollton Center for the Arts
For more information, call the Center for the Arts at
770-838-1083 or visit carrolltonarts.com.