Trillium ALIVE! at the Lewis set for March 13

Theater, dance and music are all part of Trillium’s family friendly showcase of talent from throughout the Greenbrier Valley. Trillium presents ALIVE! At the Lewis on Sunday, Mar. 13, from 2-3 p.m. at the Lewis Theatre, 113 N Court Street in downtown Lewisburg. Admission is just $6 adult and $3 for full time students and AmeriCorps volunteers.
Jay Jones portrays local legend and hero Dick Pointer, an enslaved man who is noted for braveryin defense of Fort Donnally. Pam Berry wrote and directed African American Frontier Hero for the Greenbrier Historical Society’s living history shows last fall in the cemeteries by Old Stone Church and Carnegie Hall.
Absolute Love Affair is an indie pop band made up of Caleb Zopp – vocals, guitar; Brennan Toler – vocals, guitar; Ben Cadle – bass; and Elijah Ramos – drums, percussion. The band recently played at the Lewisburg Winter Music Festival. Their music can be heard on their Facebook page.
Hilary Freeland, a member of the professional WV Dance Company and a Trillium instructor, teaches contemporary and modern technique. The 9 to 13 year old students of the weekly Contemporary dance class will perform. Students include Savannah Hart, Indigo Graves, Fiona Berry, Alex DeGraff, Luna Martin, Emma Vass, Mackenzie Bailey, Callen Bailey and Daisy McLaughlin.
Lieselotte Heil will perform alone in Slow Dating, which recently was produced by Greenbrier Valley Theatre as part of the 2016 New Voices Play Festival, where it was directed by Courtney Susman. This was one of eight finalists chosen from over 600 submissions. The script is by Australian writer Adam Szudrich and is also being performed in March at the People’s Choice Showcase at Short and Sweet Sydney – the largest short play competition in the world.
For updates, look on TrilliumPerformingArts.org under events or on Trillium’s Facebook page or call 304-645-3003.

 

Jay Jones portrays Dick Pointer in African American Frontier Hero  (Photo credit Pam Barry)
Jay Jones portrays Dick Pointer in African American Frontier Hero (Photo credit Pam Barry)

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