WHAZZUP WITH ONCE UPON A BLUE RIDGE?

WHAZZUP WITH ONCE UPON A BLUE RIDGE?

It’s been a busy year with Christina teaching Theatre and Chorus @ North and South Stokes High Schools, the biggest Storybook Tour ever, Lincoln Performances in N.C. and S.C., special needs workshops, Christina directing and producing the musical Grease, and getting our Heaven On Wheels show back up and performing it for the campers at … Continue reading

SUMMER SEASON REVIEW!

SUMMER SEASON REVIEW!

We had such a busy summer season that we barely had time to blog at all! So we decided to review and say THANK YOU to our casts and their families, our sponsors, and finally our audience! Below are links to some of our Facebook Photo Albums and Upl0aded videos from the summer that you … Continue reading

In Andy Griffith’s Shadow

In Andy Griffith’s Shadow

As we’re sure all of you know, we lost one of the Greatest American Performing Artists of All Time last week- Andy Griffith. For the past 7 years we’ve had the honor of performing, directing, and teaching at the Andy Griffith Playhouse in Mount Airy, NC. Our Living Storybook Series in Mount Airy is supported … Continue reading

HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME!

HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME!

Once Upon a Blue Ridge has had a busy week! Arts Alive: Art Rocks started this past week and will continue this week culminating with a Parade and a Recital @ The Andy Griffith Playhouse on Thursday sponsored by the Surry Arts Council. We performed our Tuesday show—The Brementown Musicians for fans and friends. We … Continue reading

OFF TO A GOOD START WITH OUR SUMMER SEASON!

OFF TO A GOOD START WITH OUR SUMMER SEASON!

Off to a good start with our Summer Season! It’s fun to reconnect with Parents and Kids that we’ve performed for over the years. Here are some photos from last weeks performances @ the Andy Griffith Museum and the Charles H. Stone Memorial Library for Summer Reading. Special thanks to The Surry Arts Council and … Continue reading

THE LIVING STORYBOOK SUMMER SEASON BEGINS!

THE LIVING STORYBOOK SUMMER SEASON BEGINS!

We opened our 2012 Living Storybook Summer Series of Classic Plays for Young People with an energetic performance of Brer Rabbit at Hanging Rock State Park. The Stokes County Arts Council sponsored the show. It was a beautiful evening and about 60 adults and kids seemed to really have a good time. Tuesday, June 12 … Continue reading

LINCOLN IN THE CLASSROOM, Charleston, SC

LINCOLN IN THE CLASSROOM, Charleston, SC

We just finished an inspiring week in the Charleston, SC schools presenting MR. LINCOLN’S OFFICE The students were well prepared for their visit with the President. They asked Old Abe many thoughtful questions about his life and THE CIVIL WAR. We are grateful to BARBARA HAIRFIELD and CHERYL MCDOWELL of the Charleston Schools for believing … Continue reading

CHECK OUT OUR FREE SUMMER SHOWS!

CHECK OUT OUR FREE SUMMER SHOWS!

ONCE UPON A BLUE RIDGE SUMMER COMPANY 2012 Some of the wonderful young actors who will be performing with us this summer in The Wonderful Adventures of Brer Rabbit, Tom Sawyer, and The Golden Goose. More of our talented students will be performing with us in The Living Storybook Drama Camps in July in Stokes … Continue reading

BULLIES, BUDDIES, B-DAYS

BULLIES, BUDDIES, B-DAYS

Hello on a blustery day from Meadows of Dan, VA. Snow has been falling, and we realized we haven’t blogged in almost a month! Shame on us! We have been extremely busy. Since our last post– Our drama students in Stokes County performed a great recital. We’ve performed Sticks and Stones @ Meadows of Dan … Continue reading