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Fiddler on the Roof

Such news for you! Once in a lifetime news!... Tickets for Fiddler on the Roof are selling fast!

Don't miss this time honored classic running at River Run Centre from November 25-29. And don't forget about our annual Gala following the Friday show. Tickets are available online at www.rcmpi.ca or through the River Run Box Office (519-763-3000).

This is sure to be one of our best shows ever with a great blend of familiar faces and new members.

Auditions & Information Night  
Auditions for Into the Woods will run December 4 and 5 at 95 Crimea Street (across from the Guelph Food Bank). You can sign up to audition at www.rcmpi.ca.

We highly recommend to anyone intending to audition to attend the information night on Wednesday, November 18 at 7:00PM in Room 3 at the Evergreen Seniors Centre (683 Woolwich Street).
Call for Show Proposals

RCMPI is now accepting show proposals from directors for the 2016 fall production and 2017 spring production. The deadline for submissions is December 11th, 2015 at 11:59pm

Directors are expected to submit written proposals for no more than two (2) shows, discussing at a minimum, the following items: artistic vision, artistic team, orchestration, cast requirements, special skill requirements, and special effects requirements.

For more details about fall show proposals click here  and for more details about the spring show proposals click here.
Congratulations!

Thank you and congratulations to the amazing cast and crew of The Rocky Horror Show!
It was an incredible experience to be able to remount this terrific production. Well done all!
A Letter from the Vice-President

Dear Members,

As we approach our final show of 2015, I wanted to take a moment to say what an amazing year this has been for RCMPI! Our spring show, The Rocky Horror Show, was such a success an additional show had to be added on the Sunday evening, and we expect our production of Fiddler on the Roof to do very well.

This year also brought collaboration with Guelph Little Theatre and a production of H.M.S. Pinafore directed by our very own Jane Martin. Riding on the success of Rocky the company also remounted the show for Halloween! Need I say more? Great productions, talented casts, and amazing crews have made for a memorable year for RCMPI.

With that said I also wanted to remind everyone of the hard work that happens away from the spotlight through the work of the committees and the Board of Directors. The decisions and consultation occurring through the Board and our committees, help to keep the company financially sound and always forward thinking to promote the company.

We know that within this company there are many talented individuals with talents to offer the company when not participating in a spring or fall production. Some of your talents can be put to good use as part of a committee as a start, or with the Board if you are so inclined. There is always room for new faces with fresh ideas.

Although committee and Board meetings are less intense than a rehearsal schedule, there are expectations as part of the role on a committee, like one meeting per month for 1-2 hours and possibly some extra hours on duties within a committee’s mandate.

The Board also has monthly meetings lasting approximately 2 to 3 hours, and all members are expected to sit on a standing committee, and at all times help to promote RCMPI.

This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of the engine that drives RCMPI and be instrumental in the success of this great company, which for the record will celebrate 40 years in 2018. If you are interested, please contact myself of any member of our current Board for more information.

Respectfully,

Gary Roche

Vice President
Royal City Musical Production Inc.

g490r@yahoo.com
Guelph Storm Tickets Available!

We have 35 tickets to the Guelph Storm hockey games on Friday, December 11 and Friday, January 9.

This is a fundraiser for our company and a perfect opportunity for us to get together and have some fun.

Tickets are only $17.00 which is less than a regular price children's ticket! Email Carrie at carrie_bellamy@yahoo.com.

RCMPI NEWS

Best of Luck Jenn and Rob!
It is with great sadness that the Board of Directors accepts the resignation of Jenn Peter
s as she heads to the United States to start a new career in Connecticut. Jenn and Rob have both been an integral part of RCMPI since their first show, Seussical, in 2012. We are very sad to see them go but we wish them well as they head in this new and exciting direction in life. We will miss you both!


Silent Auction

Every year during our fall show we run a silent auction. This fundraiser is always very successful and helps to support our programming. If you have an item or know someone who has an item they would be willing to donate please email Werner Eitzen at eitzen5@sympatico.ca.

IN THE COMMUNITY

Don't Talk to the Actors finishes its run this weekend at the Fergus Grand Theatre. The show features Laura Reitzel who recently appeared in Rocky Tickets are available here.

Beauty at the Beast A Pantomime
is Guelph Little Theatre's second show of the season running November 27-December 31. Tickets are available here.

Dial M for Murder presented by the Community Players of New Hamburg and featuring RCMPI alumnus Vikki Hastings finishes its run this weekend with shows on Friday and Saturday. Tickets are available here.

Send your performing arts event to info@rcmpi.ca.

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