Stage Left Theatre Company

Salida, Colorado

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The People of Stage Left Theatre

Creative Director/ President: Devon Kasper

Board of Directors:

Carolyn Walker

Denise Goetz

Susan Bavaria

Heidi Krivanek

Rick Spradlin

Cheri Schleicher

 

In its 14th season, Salida’s Stage Left Theatre Company is proud to be a part of the Salida Colorado Creative Arts District. As the resident theatre company at the SteamPlant Event Center in Salida, we produce four plays annually, including contemporary comedies and dramas, classics, premieres by Colorado playwrights, one-act play festivals, reader’s and children’s theatre events and small cast musicals. Recent productions include The Uses of Enchantment by Colorado playwright Jeffery Neuman, Top Girls, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Dancing at Lughnasa, I Am My Own Wife, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change and Love, Loss and What I Wore. 

 

Stage Left Theatre Company is committed to producing excellent community theatre that entertains, enriches and inspires audiences and empowers all those who participate in its productions.

 

These goals are accomplished by:

 

  • celebrating the human spirit with productions that range from the classics to developing new works
  • promoting diverse artistic talents by supporting participation within the community
  • fostering the next generation of artists and theatre-goers through volunteerism, workshops, internships and scholarships

 

Please consider supporting our efforts by donating to Stage Left Theatre Company today!       

 


History of Stage Left Theatre Company Productions


2003  The Mountain Valley Players become Stage Left Theatre Company

Inaugural production January, 2003: The Shadow Box

($200 from proceeds donated to Angel of Shavano Hospice)

Once Upon a Wolf

ArtWalk: Shakespeare on Love

Co-presentation with Salida High School Drama Club: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Original One-Act Play Festival: Matchbook, The Society for Lost Positives, Talk

Sponsored Child's Holiday Essay Contest

A Christmas Carol


2004

Night of January 16th

Aspen Colorado Theatre Festival, ArtWalk: The Housekeeper

Host for Shakespeare in the Park: Taming of the Shrew by Theatre Works, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Original One-Act Play Festival: Scarred, Writing Evangeline, Zeus's Women

Supported production of Celebrity Variety Show

Fairview Cemetery Walk                                                                                                                                                  ($200 from proceeds donated to Hutchinson Homestead Preservation Effort)

Assisted with Tall Tale Tours hosted by Salida Merchants Association

The Lion in Winter


2005

Steel Magnolias

Winnie the Pooh

Benefit for Chaffee County AIDS Walk 2005: Seasons of Love                                                                                 ($412 from proceeds donated to AIDS relief)

Original One-Act Play Festival: Some Angels Play Checkers, Still Life

Death Trap

The Great Denver Railroad Scam

Host for Shakespeare in the Park: MacBeth by Theatre Works, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

A Christmas Carol


2006

$250 donated to Neighbor to Neighbor for Chaffee Shuttle expenses

Tartuffe

Alice in Wonderland

Whisper Into My Good Ear

Visitor from Forest Hills from Plaza Suite

Mrs. Dally Has A Lover

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

A Tuna Christmas


2007

Our Town

Charlotte's Web

Girls to the Rescue: The Fairy Godmother's Assistant and Cinderella, Inc.

Theatre Walk: 365 Days/ 365 Plays

Host for Shakespeare in the Park: Hamlet by Theatre Works, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Original One-Act Play Festival: The Gravedigger's Grave, Alley 34

The Happy Holiday's Collection: The Elf Rebellion, The Penguin Who Saved Christmas, The Christmas Tree From Outer Space

Always, Patsy Cline


2008: "Celebrating Women in Theatre"

Lysistrata

ArtWalk: Sampler of One-acts: A Celebration of Women in Theatre

Wit                                                                                                                                                                                         ($300 from proceeds donated to Chaffee County Mammography Fund) 

Ms. Scrooge


2009: "A Season Of Comedy"

Stage Left Theatre Company is chosen as January "Business of the Month"  by the Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce

Pinocchio

ArtWalk: Shakespeare's Comedies

Host for Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream by Theatre Works, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Arsenic and Old Lace

Last of the Red Hot Lovers

It's a Wonderful Life


2010: "New and Lesser Known Works"

Parallel Lives

Jungle Book

ArtWalk: Shakespeare on Love

Jeffrey Neuman's Premier: The Uses of Enchantment

Global Holidays

Jan Justis is named "Colorado Educator of the Year" by the Alliance for Colorado Theater


2011: "Celebrating Greg's Final Season as Artistic Director"

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Top Girls

Co-produced Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Supported Colorado Community Theatre Coalition's (CCTC) Colorado Theatre Festival at the Salida SteamPlant Event Center Theatre

I Am My Own Wife


2012: "Family"

Dancing at Lughnasa

Reader's Theatre: Scotland Road

ArtWalk: Man, Woman, Flower

Winner of Best Production Award at Colorado Community Theatre Coalition's (CCTC) Colorado Theatre Festival at the Salida SteamPlant Event Center Theatre with our entry I Am My Own Wife starring Greg Alan West! We also won Best Actor (Greg Alan West), Best Lighting (Roxy Amidon), Best Set (Jan Justis and Carolyn Richards), and Excellance in Directing (Jan Justis) with this show!

Co-sponsored the Salida Shakespeare Camp

Supported the production of The Trial of God

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

The Nutcracker


2013

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

Crimes of the Heart

The Velveteen Rabbit