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Adult Acting Class being offered at PCT

Adult Acting Class being offered at PCT

For the first time ever, the Paris Community Theatre will be offering an acting class just for adults (18 and over).  This full-semester class will begin September 7th and run through the beginning of December. The purpose of the class is to prepare new actors for auditioning and performing...

08/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Fall Registration for PCT Theatre & Art Classes

Fall Registration for PCT Theatre & Art Classes

Fall Registration for PCT Theatre & Art Classes will be Saturday, September 6th1pm at the PCT Brown Centre of Creative Arts, 115 Clarksville Street. Classes begin the week of Sept. 7th and continue through first week of December. Classes being offered include: Children’s Art Class...

08/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris film crew's short film named finalist in three categories at national contest

Paris film crew's short film named finalist in three categories at national contest

– By Josh Allen, eParisExtra.com “Silence is the loudest scream…”  – whispered by young brother and narrator of the short film Phil•a•del•phi•a. Read the article and watch the short film at the bottom of the page. A local film crew, called B160 films and...

08/07/2014 by Josh Allen
New Acting Teachers at PCT for Teen Theatre and New Adult Acting Class

New Acting Teachers at PCT for Teen Theatre and New Adult Acting Class

The Paris Community Theatre Board of Directors has recently hired two new theatre teachers. The first is Josh Maxwell to teach the teen theatre classes. Josh has appeared in and directed many PCT productions and is also the Technical Director for PCT. Josh is a graduate of PJC where he was a...

07/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Final Summer Workshop for Kids at PCT

Final Summer Workshop for Kids at PCT

The final summer workshop for kids at PCT is a Papier Mache Workshop, taught by Ashley Pickering. The workshop will meet this week, July 21-25 from 10:30am-11:30am. The class is for kids ages 6-12 and the fee for the week is $50.  Kids will be creating their very own hanging, 3D papier mache...

07/20/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT Auditons for the Pultizer Prize winning Play J.B.

PCT Auditons for the Pultizer Prize winning Play J.B.

Auditions for the Paris Community Theatre’s production of J.B., written by Archibald MacLeish and to be directed by Joshua Maxwell are July 21st and 22nd at 6:30pm. Auditions will be held both nights at the PCT Brown Centre for Creative Arts, located at 115 Clarksville Street. With a...

07/19/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT Hiring Theatre Office/Customer Service Manager

PCT Hiring Theatre Office/Customer Service Manager

The Paris Community Theatre is seeking a friendly, outgoing, tech savvy customer service professional in our busy Theatre/Box Office position. This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service, and maintaining a well-organized efficient Theatre/Box Office. A successful...

07/08/2014 by eParisExtra
Film Making Workshop for Older Kids Next Week at PCT

Film Making Workshop for Older Kids Next Week at PCT

The Paris Community Theatre has been holding art and theatre workshops in the summer for years. This summer, however, older kids (grades 6 and up) can participate in a Film Making Class. Film Making classes will be taught by Chase Ramsey, assisted by Cody Head on July 7-11 from 1-3 p.m....

06/30/2014 by eParisExtra
NXS Gallery offers Kids Camp and Adult Classes

NXS Gallery offers Kids Camp and Adult Classes

The new NXS Gallery is offering several art classes during June.  NXS is a contemporary art gallery and studio located downtown Paris, Texas founded by Lena Spencer. NXS provides a platform for ambitious, creative,  artists to showcase their work and offers services such as art parties,...

06/18/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT Summer Art Workshops for Kids Next Week

PCT Summer Art Workshops for Kids Next Week

The Paris Community Theatre summer workshops begin next week with two art workshops designed for children ages 8 and up: Acrylic Painting workshop (ages 8 and up)  $50 with a $10 art fee.   Students will be replicating Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” on 11×14 canvas in...

06/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Community Theatre Plans for New Season

Paris Community Theatre Plans for New Season

This week, the Paris Community Theatre is wrapping up the 2013-2014 season with “The Miss Firecracker Contest.” The final performances are June 19-22. But planning is well underway for the 2014-15 season. Last month new board of directors were introduced and a new slate of officers...

06/15/2014 by eParisExtra
The Miss Firecracker Contest Opens This Weekend at PCT

The Miss Firecracker Contest Opens This Weekend at PCT

Beth Henley’s classic southern comedy “The Miss Firecracker Contest” opens tonight at the Paris Community Theatre. This hilarious play is great for the family, a date night or a girls night out.  “The Miss Firecracker Contest” runs June 13-15 and 19-22, with evening performances...

06/13/2014 by eParisExtra
Summer Concerts Start Friday Night

Summer Concerts Start Friday Night

The Paris Municipal Band Concerts in Bywaters Park are a summer tradition here in Paris. The first concert of the 2014 summer season is this Friday, June 13th in Bywaters Park, located on South Main Street, across from the Paris Public Library in downtown Paris. The concert begins at 8:30pm...

06/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Cast of Bronze, famed handbell ensemble returns to Paris

Cast of Bronze, famed handbell ensemble returns to Paris

Cast of Bronze,  a community handbell ensemble from Dallas, Texas, will be performing their annual summer concert tour with its second stop of the tour at First Christian Church Saturday night here in Paris. This year’s program entitled “Figaro”  features musical classics...

06/11/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT ENDS SEASON WITH A BANG!

PCT ENDS SEASON WITH A BANG!

Paris Community Theater will present its last performance of the 2013-2014 season, Beth Henley’s “The Miss Firecracker Contest”, and invites you to spend an evening with a great cast of eccentric Southern characters. Set in rural Brookhaven, Mississippi, PCT’s production of  “Miss...

06/09/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT to offer theatre, art and film workshops this summer

PCT to offer theatre, art and film workshops this summer

If you’d like to get your children involved in the arts, or maybe you need a crafty hobby yourself, look no further than our local Paris Community Theatre. PCT will be offering their annual art and theatre workshops this summer, adding film making to the roster of classes this year,...

05/22/2014 by Josh Allen
Paris Community Choir Concert on Sunday

Paris Community Choir Concert on Sunday

Come enjoy the beautiful music performed by the PCT Paris Community Choir in the Sanctuary of the Historical First United Methodist Church located 322 Lamar Avenue in downtown Paris. The concert is from 3pm- 4:30pm. The spring concert is a mixture of show tunes, religious, and other important...

05/14/2014 by eParisExtra
PCT Teen Monologue Workshop Starts Today

PCT Teen Monologue Workshop Starts Today

The Paris Community Theatre’s Monologue Workshop for Teens taught by former NL and PJC Graduate Lucas Robertson begins today.  The workshop is Monday-Thursday of this week from 4pm-6pm daily. There are still spots available– teens may register today at 4pm. The cost is $60 for...

05/12/2014 by eParisExtra

"The Spell of Sleeping Beauty" at PCT

The Paris Community Theatre’s Children’s Theatre is presenting “The Spell of Sleeping Beauty” this week and next at the Plaza Theatre in downtown Paris. Weekend performances are Saturday, May 10th at 7:30pm and Sunday, May 11th at 2:30pm. Then again the following...

05/06/2014 by eParisExtra
First performance for concert series 'Music on Main' was held Saturday on the Plaza

First performance for concert series 'Music on Main' was held Saturday on the Plaza

The Paris Downtown Association, Paris Main Street and the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce hosted their first performance of a concert series called ‘Music on Main’, where local artists will perform on Saturdays during the summer on the Plaza fountain downtown. The complete lineup...

05/03/2014 by Josh Allen