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Summer Youth Theatre's 'The Visit'
Kill Schill?
"...For 15 years, Vortex Repertory Company's Summer Youth Theatre has been not patronizing kids. On the..."

July 21, 2006 Arts Feature by Hannah Kenah

Youth Theatre Programs In Brief
"...Summer Youth Theatre (VORTEX Repertory Company): Free theatre training for..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Arts Feature

Programs That Let Austin Youth Speak Out A Stage of Their Own
"...for this story who are involved in various Austin youth theatre programs. They know that what they are doing..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Arts Feature by Danielle McClelland

2017 Payne Theatre Award Nominees
E.A. Poe musical Nevermore leads the way with 11 noms
"...the B. Iden Payne Awards Council Monday. When the theatre group announced the nominees for the 2016-17 season, Doctuh..."

Sept. 20, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Fair Youth Make Fairer Shakespeare
Two fine chances to see young people make the Bard come alive
" this weekend by Camp Shakespeare and Austin Shakespeare's youth troupe...."

June 21, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

2017 Payne Theatre Award Winners
Lotta love for Nevermore, Drowning Girls, Agent Andromeda
"...The theatre fans who voted for this year's B. Iden Payne..."

Oct. 25, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Summer Fun: Season’s Screenings
Austin filmmakers pick their favorite summer movies
"...are coming. We think the best way to enjoy summer heat is from a cool remove on the couch..."

May 14, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Kids Summer Fun Guide
The Dramatic Summer
"...themselves to introduce kids to the creative world of theatre through camps, workshops, and classes. Peruse and choose and..."

May 5, 2000 Features Feature

Swimming in Summer Cinema
So many series, so little time
"...Chronicle were having a hard time keeping all the summer movie series straight in our heads, and we do..."

June 8, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Six Ways to Have a Nostalgic Austin Summer
Travel back to a simpler time
" America that you might remember from the warm summer nights of your youth...."

May 23, 2017 Chronolog Post by Will McCarthy

2005 Kids Summer Camps
An annotated list of several places where kids could be going this summer to enjoy physically and mentally invigorating activities
"...Summer is a-comin' in, and the kids are a-goin' out...."

April 29, 2005 Features Feature

Summer Camp Guide
"...I went to summer camp, and it was nothing like it was supposed..."

April 28, 2006 Features Feature by Nora Ankrum

Austin Playhouse's Summer and Bird
This world premiere production gives audiences of all ages the chance to travel to a mythical land of wonders
"...Summer and Bird, the new theatre for youth production at..."

May 10, 2019 Arts Review by Laura Jones

Summer Stock Austin: I'm Your Puppet
Trouble Puppet Theatre Company teams up with Summer Stock Austin to take Jack up the beanstalk in a whole new way
"...more than the national recognition, loving a program like Summer Stock Austin at St. Edward's University comes naturally. "This..."

July 18, 2008 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Summer Film Events
"...The Paramount Theatre Summer Film Classics 6/9 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: 7:15 How..."

May 22, 1998 Screens Feature

Getting Kids Into the Act
Curtain up on GRRL Action and Vortex Summer Youth Theatre
"...The summer months give parents a unique challenge: what to do..."

July 22, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

The Good Woman of Setzuan
If Brecht's The Good Woman of Setzuan drags some, the actors in the Vortex Summer Youth Theatre production don't, and that keeps the evening engaging
"...Every summer the Vortex hosts its Summer Youth Theatre, in which..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Invasion of the Kiddie-Lit Plays
Characters from children's literature storm Austin-area stages in July.
"...for, but anyone venturing into Central Texas' thicket of theatre this month will want to keep their eyes peeled..."

July 5, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Notable Theatrics of 2011
Recalling how scoundrels, amphibians, and grace brightened Austin stages in 2011
"...2) 'THE BOOK OF GRACE' (Zach Theatre) Pulitzer-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' searing glimpse of a family's..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

Big River: Pleasantly Adrift
"...Sheffield Hillside Theatre, through August 15 Running time: 2 hrs, 45 min..."

July 30, 1999 Arts Review

Art Fun in the Summertime
"...Alan Roth: Robotics..."

May 21, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Thinning the Herd
" of Jerry Strickland Jr., a volunteer at Out Youth who died in 1994 but collected many of the..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Cyrano de Bergerac
The Vortex Summer Youth Theatre production of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac plays up the comic elements of the story, mostly to good effect, without ever losing touch with its romantic theatricality and verve.
"...and the handsome Christian de Neuvillette is one of theatre's best. Playwright Edmond Rostand wrought a brilliant, theatrical world..."

July 20, 2001 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

The Wyrd Sisters
The Vortex's 2007 Summer Youth Theatre showcases more talented youth with Terry Pratchett's lighthearted, adventurous Wyrd Sisters
"...It is summertime, and things are particularly fantastical this year: Harry Potter..."

July 27, 2007 Arts Review by Hannah Kenah

Moby's Play
Playwright Kirk Smith talks about trying to squeeze a great white whale into a tiny theatre with his adaptation of Moby Dick for Vortex Repertory Company's Summer Youth Theatre.
"...just anyone trying to get Moby Dick inside a theatre. After all, it takes a skilled hand to fit..."

July 19, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?
The Artists' Recent and Upcoming Projects
"...Karen Maness This summer, with support from the Performing Arts Center and the..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Arts Feature

The Frogs: Awkward Bawdy
Local Arts Reviews
"...The usual hazards of children's theatre are in full effect here at VORTEX Repertory Company's..."

July 28, 2000 Arts Review by Ada Calhoun

In Memoriam
"...An ardent theatre artist and activist has passed on. Bill Jay died..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Payne Pleasures 1999
"...The Austin Circle of Theatres has just announced its nominations for the 1998-99 B...."

Aug. 13, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Theatre reviews! Film reviews! The Summer Smut Issue! Get your snipes here!
"...Austin Theatre Professional..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Column

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