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5 photos of trailblazing Alice's through out history

Other Trailblazing Alices

February 19, 2024

Learn about other famous Alices who have charted their own course!
Hannah Bakke, CTC Teaching Artist

Staff Spotlight: Hannah Bakke, Teaching Artist

February 12, 2024

Introducing the playwright behind this summer’s Triple Threat world premiere production CTC’s Triple Threat summer intensive—a five-week, audition-based program that offers high school students the chance to work in a pre-professional setting—specializes in offering new opportunities to the next...
Babble Lab

Say What? Autumn Ness’ Babble Lab—A New CTC Play for Preschool Audiences

February 9, 2024

Check out our Q & A with Autumn Ness, CTC Acting Company member, as she describes her first time writing a play — one for our youngest theatregoers and influenced by the Dada art form!
Creative Team of The Carp Who Would Not Quit

Lanterns, Obon, and Butterflies

February 6, 2024

Written By Reiko Ho, Creator & Director of The Carp Who Would Not Quit The first Japanese immigrants arrived in Hawaiʻi in 1885. Approximately 900 men were recruited as labor for the burgeoning sugar plantations. They were called Gannemono or...
Raiyon Hunter, Casting Director

Staff Spotlight: Raiyon Hunter, Casting Director

January 17, 2024

We sat down with staff member, Raiyon Hunter, and asked her for auditioning advice and how she got into casting in the first place. Enjoy!
Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth

The Early History of Traveling Entertainment in the U.S.

January 17, 2024

At CTC, we make it our goal to bring presented productions from all over the world to our stages; <span class="NormalTextRun...
Jenny Friend, Production Stage Manager

Staff Spotlight: Jenny Friend, Production Stage Manager

January 12, 2024

We sat down with staff member, Jenny Friend, and asked some questions about her position with CTC and how someone could prepare for a career in Stage Management.


January 11, 2024

By Michael Winn Associate Artistic Director/Director of Equity and Community Partnerships   Folklore includes the traditional stories and culture of a group of people. The word was first used by English writer and historian William Thoms...
Peter C. Brosius

Interview with Peter C. Brosius, Director of Dr. Seuss's How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

December 15, 2023

Artistic Director, Director Peter C. Brosius (he/him) has served as artistic director of CTC since 1997, directing the world premieres of Dr. Seuss’s The Sneetches The Musical; The Last Firefly; Seedfolks; Animal Dance; and many others, all of which...
Linda Talcott Lee

Q & A with Linda Talcott Lee, Choreographer of Dr. Seuss's How The Grinch Stole Christmas!

December 13, 2023

We sat down with the Choreographer of Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas!, Linda Talcott Lee, and asked some questions about The Grinch, her career, and teaching—enjoy!
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