Check out the cast photo from opening weekend of Rubert Holmes' thriller Accomplice, running now through April 21, 2013 at Metropolis Performing Arts Center. I've been pleased to finally work on a production at Metropolis. I'm understudying the lead, which has been a fun challenge in this "one set, two act, four scene, four character thriller." If you get a chance - go see it! It's funny, witty, and full of a handful of twists. Get more info here.
I posed for more photographs for my jewelry designing friend Alex Agudo of Monsieur Pamplemousse this past week. It's easy to feel pretty wearing such lovely jewels! Photographer photos to come (watch the facebook page), but here are a few shots snapped impromptu.
Some lovely photos from last weekend's performances of Music in the Air. We sang to a sold out house Saturday evening, a full house Sunday, and both standing ovations. The benefactor of the show, Harry, had seen the original production on Broadway in 1934 gave a sweet curtain speech with the most important part hitting home for the actors and the audience: "please be sixteen again with me tonight and enjoy the show."
A special thanks to the George Williams College photographer and cast member Amy Norton O'Donnel for the fabulous photos.
Lots of times costumers, or the makeup artist (hair/wig designer in large theatres) will have sketches, ideas about hair for you. Sometimes, they leave it up to us to decide, so I've done a little research for young hair styles in the 30s and late 20s. (Small towns, country towns, were sometimes behind, although I think Tila is a stylish gal in her own way...that or copying her BFF.)
I'm a coloratura soprano, dancer, and actor residing in Chicago and performing in musical theatre, opera, commercial/film work, ballroom dance, and classical and sacred vocal music for weddings and private events. I received my BFA in musical theatre from Millikin University and have performed throughout the midwest.
This blog is a collection of my backstage adventures. Please make sure to check out my website as well: www.KirstenLendyke.com
"...brought incredible depth to the role of Anne de Bourgh. WELL DONE! We have never laughed so much like that at 'rosings.'" -Lindsay Warren Baker & Amanda Jacobs Writers of Pride & Prejudice, a musical
"...and you, effortless & amazing...I'd play for you any day!"