And the time will come when you see
we’re all one, and life flows on
within you and without you.
Posts Tagged ‘junior light opera’
Prior to that, my combination of timidity and low self esteem made me very reluctant to take the spotlight, though at some level I longed to be acknowledged as talented or at least capable. My work backstage in several theater productions with JLO and my high school’s drama club had given me some of that longed for acknowledgement of competence at least as a lighting and set designer and a person who could pound out some sort of stage adaption however limited or flawed (see “Lord of the Flies”) on my portable electric typewriter. (more…)
Before Jennifer Lopez’s fans laid claim to this three-letter combo, it was the acronym for the unique youth theater group I participated in from 1970 to 1975, playing a role either backstage or later onstage in over twenty musicals, comedies, dramas and children’s theater. During the years I was a member of “Junior Light Opera”, it was a group of some seventy youth, ages five to twenty and just two facilitating adults – my speech and stagecraft teacher Michael and a school orchestra teacher named Sue. (more…)