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I dropped by a friend’s house the other day and my senses were bombarded with the excitement radiating through her house. In her living room she had a stage area set up with six or seven instruments just waiting for […]

I thought this was lovely. Surprise hula dancers perform in the aisles of an airplane. I love how peaceful and happy they seem. There seems to be more and more brave performances going on lately…people taking a chance and choosing […]

  I love how laughter is contagious. I laughed all the way through this video and now I Feel Good (nanananana…I knew that I would…nanananan….)!  He has got to have the cutest giggle ever.

Here’s another little video clip that made me happy and I hope it makes you happy, too!  The children and parents have no idea what is happening when an improvisational theater team (love that!) turn a carousel in to a […]

My children started attending our library’s Summer Reading Program years ago and I loved to see each performance through their  eyes. What I realized quickly was the performances that were polished and suave did not impress them at all. They […]

After Newsweek stated Grand Rapids, Michigan was a “dying city”, the citizens responded with THIS. I truly love *this* for a million different reasons: It’s dramatic! It’s cooperative! It’s positive! It’s fun! It’s creative! I tip my hat to the […]

Today I perform at the local zoo. This performance marks the first show of 2011…my fourth summer as “Kirsten, Queen of Theatre!” ( Seven years ago I admitted to myself that what I really wanted was to be an actress. […]