Mill Mountain Theatre launches new season with in-person and virtual options
ROANOKE, Va. – Mill Mountain Theatre is kicking off another season of performances and classes adjusting to pandemic restrictions. Spring classes begin this week with in-person and virtual options. Mill Mountain hopes to even add outdoor learning when the weather permits. The theatre’s artistic director, Ginger Poole, said it will likely be the end of summer before their industry returns to normal. She said theaters are looking to their industry leader, Broadway, for direction right now.
Mill Mountain Theatre rolls out new 2021 shows
ROANOKE, Va. – The show must go on at Mill Mountain Theatre, but with some coronavirus pandemic adjustments. After canceling this year’s performances in September due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mill Mountain Theatre will return in the new year with some new shows. They will have three MainStage productions on the Trinkle MainStage, three productions for Young Audiences, one Fringe production and one musical concert. “It doesn’t mean we are out of the dark,” Mill Mountain Theatre Producing Artistic Director Ginger Poole said. Current subscribers can renew and or adjust their ticket packages now until Dec. 18, 2020 while single tickets and new ticket subscribers can secure their seats starting Dec. 18, 2020.
The show must go on at Mill Mountain Theatre
ROANOKE, Va. – The show must go on at Mill Mountain Theatre with some adjustments due to the COVID-19. After cancelling this year’s performances in September due to the pandemic, Mill Mountain Theatre will return in the new year with some new shows. The 345-seat theater will be marked with signs limiting the available seating to only 40 percent. But with that said, all of these decisions for these particular shows in 2021 are very strategic,” said Ginger Poole, the producing artistic director at Mill Mountain Theatre. In-person events will start late summer, but virtual performances will continue.
Best of both worlds: Mill Mountain Theatre to offer in-person and virtual fall classes
ROANOKE, Va. Mill Mountain Theatre is making sure theres something for everyone wanting to take the stage this fall. The theatre is kicking off fall classes in-person and online. The idea is to give people the chance to choose what they feel comfortable with and give those who need interaction the option to safely meet in person. Theatre students meeting in person will wear masks and keep a social distance along with following other safety protocols. If you would like to learn more about fall classes, click here.
Mill Mountain Theatre releasing its first-ever digital production next month
Mill Mountain Theatre is doing something its never done before in order to bring music and arts back to the stage. This week, the theatre began production on a digital musical. The play is timely as its about a little girl who has polkadot skin and moves to a square-only town. Im from Arkansas and I feel really fortunate to be able to work on this because I feel a connection with it, said actor Achilles Mulkey. I know for me personally, I really struggled really hard to find hope and so when Mill Mountain reached out to me, like, that hope was really restored, said Alexia Buckner, actress.