Throwback Thursday: Tom Sawyer

This is a cool perspective, isn't it? It's a view from the balcony of the Spriet Family Theatre. This week's throwback is from Original Kids Theatre Company's Spring 2011 production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, which I directed. You can see me in the upper left corner in the royal blue shirt (next to …

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Advice for Young Actresses: Be Your Own Heroine

Inspired by Heroine Training by Miss Xandra Bee, I'm here to dispense six bits of wisdom and advice to young actresses out there, with some references to past shows and productions I've worked on. (All these lessons apply to boys too... but we all can use a good dose of girl power!)  🙂 Be a leader. …

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London Community News’ Review of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Here is a lovely review we received for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.  The author is an OKTC mom and she had some great things to say about the show and my actors! However, since this is my site, I'll shamelessly post the nice things she said about me... ha ha! "Director Kerry Hishon, relatively new …

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Where the heck have I been?!

New York, baby!  I just got back yesterday from a trip to New York City with OKTC, which was an AMAZING experience.  I saw 10 shows (8 Broadway, 2 Off-Broadway), tramped through the city, and took over 500 photos!  There was a film being shot in Times Square while we were there too, called New …

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