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RLOP News – March

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Annual General Meeting (AGM)

DATE: Friday, May 3rd at the RLOP Hall (2014 Washington St, Rossland)TIME: Doors open at 5:30 pm. Meeting starts at 6:00 pm. Potluck dinner to follow. Please bring something to share.INFO: Contributing Members, you will receive a separate email with the details. The following information is for Associate Members and Friends:- Long Term (LT) Associate Members (16 and over) must have paid their annual Membership Fees to be eligible to vote. – Short Term Associate Members (those who have paid the $5 weekly drop-in rate) are not eligible to vote. – The pro-rated LT Associate Membership Fee is now $20. Fees must be paid before 6:00 pm on Friday, April 19th. Click here [ (https://www NULL.paypal ] to pay online. Or attend our upcoming Song Writing Workshop to pay by cash/cheque. – If you are not sure if you have paid your fees, please contact me. – 2019/20 fees of $40 can be paid after the AGM.- The positions of Secretary, Treasurer & 2 Directors are up for election. If you would like to nominate someone in writing, please send it to myself at this address before 6:00 pm Friday, April 12th. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor at the AGM. Nominees must be present to accept their nomination OR must submit their acceptance in writing to myself before 6:00 pm on the night of the AGM. You must be a Contributing or LT Associate Member to be nominated or to nominate someone for the Executive. 
Please see our website for a copy of our Constitution and Bylaws. Any LT Associate Member who wishes to propose a change to our Constitution or Bylaws must submit the request in writing to myself at this address before 6:00 pm on Sunday, April 7th.Any LT Associate Member who wishes to have an item added to the AGM Agenda must submit the request in writing to this address before 6:00 pm on Friday, April 19th.


We would like to send a HUGE thank you to everyone involved in the 2019 Mainstage Production of Monty Python’s Spamalot. It was a very successful show and we have received many accolades from our adoring audience. Congrats!

Song Writing Workshop

Have you ever wanted to write your own song? Do you have an idea for a song, but are not quite sure how to put it together? Maybe you need some help fine tuning a song for your musical? Come join our song writing workshop with Rossland’s very own songwriter extraordinaire, Nadine Tremblay at the RLOP hall, Thursday, April 11th, 7:00 pm start with doors open at 6:30. $5 at the door or free for paid RLOP members.

Star Wars Day

May the 4th be with you!Star Wars day is coming up on Saturday, May the 4th and we are excited to have members and non-members come out for an entire day of fun, games, activities and of course George Lucas’s Star Wars movies One through Six. The day starts early with episode 1, The Phantom Menace and ends with episode 6, Return of the Jedi.We have some ideas about cosplay, food and games but we are looking for more ideas, games, decorating items or activities that you might enjoy. This will be put on BY fans FOR fans, so please contact Denis Senecal at [email protected] (denissenecal null@null gmail if you have any ideas and we will try to work them in. EVERYONE is welcome, don’t forget your credits for the Cantina!
Go ALL out this May the 4th at the RLOP hall with other George Lucas, Star Wars Fans. 

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Coming soon to a theatre near you – Rocky Horror Picture Show! Come on out a celebrate Halloween in June. There will be four performances at the Miners Hall in Rossland to choose from: Thursday, June 6th, 7:00 pm; Friday, June 7th, 7:00 pm; Saturday, June 8th 7:00 pm and midnight. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details about the show and tickets. We are still looking for more people to round out the Production Team. Please contact Aggie at [email protected] (aggiestorie null@null gmail if you can help out.

— Erica Charette

RLOP Secretary

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RLOP Next Production

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RLOP 2019 Main Production

Purchase Tickets at The Bailey (http://thebailey
Thanks to our Gold Level Sponsor
Thanks to our Diamond Level Sponsor

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Silver City Days

Thanks to the members who participated in the Silver City Days parade.

The float was entered to advertise the  Spring 2019 RLOP production of SPAMALOT!

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Thank You!

Thank you to cast and crew for the magnifico performance of Finding A Wife For Gino.
You did a stellar job — the music was great, the Chicken Dance was crazy, and of course everyone was so happy when Gino finally found his wife!
Thank you too, to all who came out for an evening of love, Italian style. Mille grazie!!

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RLOP alumni opening for the Vancouver TheatreSports League Performance

Come and cheer RLOP members Rachel Lindsay and Alisha VanWeiren as they form part of the warm-up act before the Vancouver TheatreSports show at the Rossland Miners Hall, Friday Feb .9.
Then enjoy the Vancouver Theatresports League as they spring into action. If you’ve never seen competitive improv, you won’t want to miss this. Relying on razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of performers are pitted against each other as they create totally improvised situations on the spot. 
Tickets available at “Out Of The Cellar” adults $20, Youth $10.

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BABS Event

Many thanks to those who showed up for the BABS (Bring A Big Shovel) event to shovel the snow off of our roof: Sarah and Derek Sordi, Karen Yamazaki, Tom Buckley, Eric Ackerman and Chuck Cram.

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Encore Performance

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Calling All Singers!

We’re searching for singers to make Rekindle 2017 a terrific beginning to the Christmas season! Practices are on Wed evenings, 7 – 9, until Rekindle (Saturday December 2). There are three songs to learn — “Dominick the Italian Christmas Donkey,” “A Moose In A Maple Tree” and “Welcome Christmas” from How the Grinch Stole Christmas , all easy to find on Youtube.
We will be on the stage in the square this year, so I’m looking for ideas that avoid the “Park’n’Bark” syndrome that afflicts choruses. Let’s do something completely different!
For more info, including song sheets and music, contact Karen [email protected] (rlop NULL.rekindle null@null gmail

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Successful Production

On behalf of the RLOP, we would like to thank and congratulate the cast and crew of ‘Finding a Wife for Gino’ on their successful production! Once again, Jamie Reid Santano (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.santano?fref=mentions) has outdone herself in writing and directing this hilarious show. Special thanks also goes out to Tanya LaFond (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.lafond NULL.12?fref=mentions) for Producing, Adam Sander (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.sander NULL.14?fref=mentions) for his Musical Direction and the rest of the Production Team for your hard work and tireless dedication. Last, we would like to send a HUGE shout out to our loyal audience! Thank you for supporting the RLOP!

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