2015: The Year in Review!

2015: The Year in Review!

2015 was an insane year. Looking back on it, I can't believe how much I squashed into it. It's been wonderful to look back on it though, and recall all the awesomeness that happened this year! So read on to find out my highlights of 2015 -- theatrically, professionally, and personally! If you're curious, check …

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The Best of 2015 from kerryhishon.com

The Best of 2015 from kerryhishon.com

It's been quiet around these parts, as I have been going back and forth this month between Robin Hood performances, three different Christmas celebrations with friends and family, and (most thankfully) REST with all caps. It's been a whirlwind of a year. I always find that December is a month for reflection. It's been wonderful to …

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Presenting OKTC's Spring 2016 Season!

Presenting OKTC’s Spring 2016 Season!

"We can build a beautiful city!" Exciting news! Original Kids Theatre Company's Spring 2016 season was released yesterday, and there are tons of amazing shows being presented next year! The second half of our 25th anniversary season is sure to be a special one, and of course I'm thrilled to announce my spring directing project: …

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5 Ways to Quiet Down a Noisy Drama Class... Without Yelling

5 Ways to Quiet Down a Noisy Drama Class… Without Yelling

Drama classes are naturally noisy, chaotic places. You're taking a whole bunch of outgoing, creative, enthusiastic kids filled to the brim with great ideas... and asking them to be quiet and focus on the work. While you're at it, try squeezing this toothpaste back into the tube. Amirite? Yes, drama class is fun. But you …

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What I've Learned: The Big Bad Musical Edition

What I’ve Learned: The Big Bad Musical Edition

The Big Bad Musical turned out to be a pleasant surprise for me. For the spring season at Original Kids Theatre Company, I was initially assigned to only direct Nancy Drew: Girl Detective. But when the director of TBBM had to leave the show, I was asked to take it over. I admit that I …

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