YETI- a fun educational experience for youth 13 and up!

We’re now accepting applications for the 2014/15 YETI program of Bluff City Theater! YETI works with teens, 13 and up, who are interested in theater and the performing arts by introducing them to all aspects of professional theater from performing to playwriting, directing, musical directing and the various backstage skills that make modern theater work. YETI partners professionals in the theater with our participants so they can learn hands-on from those who know theater best. Led by our Youth Programs Coordinator, participants get a basic education in all theater aspects to them find a particular area of interest which will…

Drink Beer and Benefit Bluff City Theater!

Calling all beer fans!  Bluff City Theater will be the beneficiary of all proceeds from the Craft Beer Festival at Harvest Hootenanny on Saturday, October 11th.  Come out and join us from 3-7 p.m. and sample over 70 craft beers from 25 brewers.  You can anticipate some of the top selling and most award-winning craft brews from across the nation as well as signature brews from regional craft breweries. In addition to traditional year round brews, very special limited release fall seasonals will be available throughout the sampling (Oktoberfest, Fall Harvest, Pumpkin brews, and more)!  Bluff City volunteers will be on hand along…

Do You Know a Youth 13 or Older Interested in Theater?

It’s here! YETI officially launches in November.  YETI stands for Youth Education in Theater Initiative and it’s Bluff City Theater’s exciting and innovative theater program for teenagers in the Greater Hannibal Area.  YETI is a multi-age program for youth 13 and older who are interested in any area of the theater- acting, directing, producing, backstage, play-writing or music.  Throughout the year, YETI participants will get the chance to learn about theater from real professionals in the business while developing their own productions. You could say, “It’s their chance to leave their footprint in theater in Hannibal”. Just like in real life, YETI…

Final Performances for Darrell Dennis-Welcome Herbie Barnes

Darrell Dennis                                       Herbie Barnes All good things must come to an end and Darrell Dennis will be leaving us after his 7:30 performance on Saturday.  Audiences have been very appreciative of Darrell’s remarkable talent.  Imagine holding an audience in the palm of your hand for almost 90 minutes with only your voice and your physical presence-no lights, sets or costumes.  Yet that is what Darrell has done night after night here in Hannibal. Next month, Darrell starts shooting a new TV series in Toronto for YTV.  It’s still very hush-hush but we know its about a girl who is looking…

Tales of an Urban Indian on KHQA Morning Show

Click here to see Allyson Brown’s interview with Darrell Dennis on the KHQA Morning Show Darrell Dennis and Joe Anderson braved the early morning Monday to appear with Allyson Brown on KHQA’s morning show from 5-7 a.m. Fueled with copious amounts of coffee, Darrell talked about the show, his characters and motivation for writing Tales of an Urban Indian and performed two scenes from the show during six “cut-ins”. Shot in the theater, at 212 Broadway in downtown Hannibal and on the bus, viewers were able to see just how talented Darrell Dennis is as he creates over 40 character…

Press Release: Darrell Dennis to Reprise Classic Role in Tales of an Urban Indian

http://mckenzienewsservice.com/news/Bluff-City-Theater/Darrell-Dennis.htm Bluff City Theater Announces Darrell Dennis to Reprise Classic Role in Tales of an Urban Indian, Hannibal, MO Darrell Dennis’ Tales of an Urban Indian, promises to move audiences both figuratively and literally because it will be performed entirely on a moving transit bus as it travels through the streets of the city. http://www.mckenzienewsservice.com/news/Bluff-City-Theater/350%20Tales%20of%20an%20Urban%20Indian.jpg Tales of An Urban Indian, starring Darrell Dennis will be performed on a moving transit bus at Bluff City Theater, Hannibal, MO. Hannibal, Missouri, July 2, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) – Bluff City Theater (www.bluffcitytheater.com) has announced that actor, comedian and playwright Darrell Dennis will be playing…

Tales of an Urban Indian Season Opens July 11

Tales of an Urban Indian Season Opens in Previews on July 9th with Opening performances on July 11th and 12th. If you attended Fiesta Del Sol in Central Park on the weekend, you no doubt saw our bus parked on Broadway or talked to us at the event. We’re getting very excited as performances begin in less than three weeks. We are offering two preview performances, on July 9th and 10th, with opening nights on July 11th and 12th. You can be one of the first to see this great new production of Tales of an Urban Indian performed on…

BCT's Resident Artist Cochise Anderson

Bluff City Theater Artists in the Classroom Series

Bluff City Theater kicked off its “Artists in the Classroom” series with performances at three area schools this week. Artists in the Classroom is one of a series of ongoing youth outreach programs. Bluff City Theater is committed to youth as part of its Performing Arts Incubation Initiative, introducing the next generation of young people to the magic and power of the performing arts.

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