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Fall Arts Preview: Season of beginnings

...the Festival Chorus and teach group lessons.? Musical: "Man of La Mancha," March 11-13 and 18-20. Director Hal Ryder will return to Juneau to direct this classical musical about the legendary Don Quixote...
'Hairspray' combines talents of JLO, JDHS

...School Theatre Department have joined forces to present the musical comedy "Hairspray," opening Friday. Directed by Hal Ryder, from Cornish College of the Arts, the production is co-produced by John Clough and Scarlett Adam. "Hairspray...
"Hairspray" shines with strong performances

...this scale for our pleasure. And from the fact that they are having so much fun with it."Hairspray" was directed by Hal Ryder, from Cornish College of the Arts, who was last in town to head up JLO's "The Mikado" in 2009. That production...

...experiences of my life. From behind the scenes, it was like trying to nail Jell-O to a tree on a daily basis. Our director, Hal Ryder, gave me a big hug one day and said, "Scarlett, we are problem solvers so let's go solve today's...
JLO to hold auditions for "Hairspray"

...May 28 in Juneau. Choral auditions will be scheduled for sometime in the fall of 2011. The show will be directed by Hal Ryder of the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. In his 40-year theater career, Hal has directed more than 200 productions...
Community theater: Something worth singing about

...mostly devoting my time to home and family. To say that I am rusty would be an apt observation. I am also working with Hal Ryder for this show, a director who does this sort of thing for a living and has a very clear idea of what he wants out of...
Staging 'The Mikado' Serious work brings forth lighthearted fun

...those words were written, the production has become one of - if not the - most performed operas of all time. Director Hal Ryder, imported from Seattle to oversee the local production, said that though he was very familiar with "The Mikado...
Juneau Lyric Opera Company to hold auditions Sept. 13-14

...from one of the productions. Or, singers can sing a song or aria of their choice. "The Mikado" will be directed by Hal Ryder, a theater professor at Cornish College of the Arts of Seattle who has directed over 120 shows all over the world...


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