Jobs in Theatre: Costume Designer

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A behind-the-scenes look at costume fittings from Beauty and the Beast in 2018.   Tammy Spencer has been working in various roles in the costume department at Casa Mañana since 2000. One of Casa’s employees with the longest tenure, Tammy talks about her unusual path to costume designing and why she wouldn’t want to do… Read more »

Review: Jason Bishop by Tanglewood Moms

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A Night of Magic at Casa   by Lee Virden Geurkink published Sunday, March 24, 2019 on Tanglewoodmoms.com   On Friday, March 22, I got to see Jason Bishop, illusionist and magician, on stage at Casa Mañana through April 7. The show appeals to young and old, and my husband and I were some of… Read more »

Jobs in Theatre: Development

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by Jessica Walsh, Director of Development   Years at Casa: I started in September 2018. School attended: Texas Christian University Degree: Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism One word why you love your job: Passion   Development is essential to any non-profit. If you’re not familiar with the term, “development” refers to anything that has… Read more »

Jobs in Theatre: Scenic Design

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by Mike Sabourin, Scenic Designer and Carpenter   Years at Casa: 2 Years School attended: Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo MI and Wayne State University, Detroit, MI Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts and Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Technology Age you started in theatre:  6 or 7 in theatre summer camp Favorite set you’ve designed: Hair. It… Read more »

Roehm at the Dome: Introducing Our Board of Directors

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by Lindsey Rushen, Director of Marketing at Casa Mañana   As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, Casa Mañana is governed by a board of directors. Requirements to serve are simple: one must be passionate in supporting Casa Mañana’s mission. Currently consisting of 34 members, these pillars of the Fort Worth community work tirelessly to raise awareness… Read more »

Review: Grease by TheaterJones

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Revved Up The gritty, groovy favorite Grease pumps ’50s rock and doo-wop into the silver dome at Casa Mañana.   by Martha Heimberg published on Tuesday, March 5, 2019   The silver-starred lining of the geodesic dome at Casa Mañana flashed like a chrome bumper on opening weekend of Grease, the Jim Jacobs and Warren… Read more »

Review: Grease by On Stage Blog

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by Shawn Stalter published on Monday, March 4, 2019 on OnStageBlog.com   It was apparent from the sea of “Pink Ladies” shirts, scarves, poodle skirts, leather jackets and throwback hairdos that the sold-out crowd at Fort Worth’s Casa Mañana arrived ready to pay homage to the much-cherished, iconic musical, Grease.   This catchy jukebox musical… Read more »

Review: Grease by Tanglewood Moms

Review: Melanie Brook by Theater Jones

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Who Am I? New York performer Melanie Brook answers that question in story and song in the Reid Cabaret Theatre at Casa Mañana.   by Joel Leggett published Friday, February 15, 2019 on TheaterJones.com   Moving to New York City to follow your dreams…what could go wrong?   Melanie Brook, the latest cabaret performer to… Read more »

Meet the T-Birds

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Casa’s T-Birds are ready to go back to high school! To help them get into character, we asked them to share some of their high school memories.   Rico Lebron, “Danny” It comes as no surprise that Rico was voted Most Likely to Be on American Idol in high school. Like his character, in high… Read more »