Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

Local News

January 28, 2013

Latest set of Missoula directors taken in by PV charm

emann@pvdemocrat.com — The Missoula Children’s Theater has always carried with it plenty of cherished memories each year it has made an appearance in Pauls Valley.

However, there are also a lot of special experiences for each duo of directors, no less true than for the latest set, Grace McGeoch and Vicky Siegrist. While the shared goal from the moment they started in May as they travel to towns across the country is always to teach valuable skills through musical theater, both can attest how each community often comes with plenty of lessons they can use later in life.

 “I had never done children’s theater before this so I was kind of hesitant about that part, but the traveling was a big part of it,” said Siegrist, who is originally from Bowling Green, Kentucky and noted how both had just graduated this past May with a degree in musical theater and got into the Montana based job at audition conferences. “It’s really hard work, but it’s a lot of fun at the same time.”

Joining together in October after doing separate gigs, McGeoch noted how she never stops being amazed at how quickly and willingly kids will take on something so challenging with only a couple of days to learn their lines and songs. She said if an adult were given the same task they might look at someone if as if they were crazy and added how it was refreshing to see the kids not have a limit to what they were asked to achieve.

This time around they will be presenting “The Secret Garden,” a show which will still include much of the expected comedy audiences are used to seeing and creative reimagining with extra quirky characters like Canadian geese. However it is also the first in the drama category dealing with real life issues like a young girl who loses her parents and discovers a new purpose in life while living with her Uncle through an abandoned garden.

Text Only
Local News
  • Earth Day Recycling Anniversary Recycling fun for Earth Day

    Tips on living healthy, conservation and even plastic water bottles were flying all over this week as Pauls Valley’s new recycling center celebrated its first ever birthday.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Unicycle fun one more time

    A class teaching kids and adults alike how to ride a unicycle is about to make a second go around here in Pauls Valley.

    April 23, 2014

  • Arbor Week Honor Tree honor runs deep

    Maysville’s grade school was a good place for some learning, namely about trees as students and others gathered Monday to celebrate one of their own taking the top prize in a statewide Arbor Week contest.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Community rallying around teen

    Waging a war against cancer has always included support not just for those afflicted, but for loved ones impacted by the disease.

    April 22, 2014

  • Relay for Life Treats Tasty Treats Help Relay for Life

                   

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • BrickFest, Hero Day to join forces

    The wait is finally over and the news is looking good for a BrickFest event this year in Pauls Valley.

    April 21, 2014

  • Visions big for local food pantry

    Board members for a Pauls Valley food pantry now have their plans in place for yet another holiday tradition later this year.

    April 21, 2014

  • Worker safety focus of area event

    Bringing people together for some family fun and a serious message is a way for a couple of Wynnewood and Pauls Valley widows to honor their late husbands.

    April 21, 2014

  • Easter Story Time A very Easter Storytime

              

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Diaper drive seeking supplies

    An area charity that’s done a lot of good covering infants and small children is looking for assistance to replenish supplies.

    April 18, 2014

Business Marquee

e-Edition
  • How You Want It When You Want It Today's Pauls Valley Democrat

    Now you can view and download the Democrat right to your desktop on the day the paper is published. Click here to get more information on the Democrat's e-Edition.

     

    CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE E-EDITION SITE

     

    ATTENTION CURRENT DEMOCRAT SUBSCRIBERS TO START an e-EDITION

    e-mail request to sjohnson@pvdemocrat.com

    April 20, 2011 1 Photo 1 Link

AP Video
Stocks
Facebook