Cumberland variety show auditions next week

Do you have a special talent to share like this accordion-playing bunny? If so

Do you have a special talent to share like this accordion-playing bunny? If so


The audition call is out for talents and tricks of all types for the first annual Fall Fair Follies  – Variety Show to be held Friday Oct. 3 as part of Cumberland’s Foggy Mountain Fall Fair.

Both experienced and amateur thespians, musicians, dancers and unique performers are all welcome to bring forward a short performance of your choosing to be part of this exciting first annual event! Songs, dance, sword fighting, monologues, unicycles, hula hoops, skits, juggling, comedy, poetry, burlesque, contortions – you name it – the Fall Fair Follies welcomes it. Be risky, be adventurous, be cheeky, the event is PG 13.

Follies are a rich theatrical tradition featuring short performances of diverse talent threaded together with a back stage/side stage story line (think Muppet Show).  All you need to do is show up for the auditions with your talent in tow and the magic happens with the support of director Kevin Flesher. Be prepared for a jam-packed, fun-filled show.

Auditions will be held at Cumberland United Church, Monday Sept. 22,  from 6-9 p.m.

The Foggy Mountain Fall Fair is a colourful community collaboration to celebrate the Harvest, Heritage,Trees and Trails in the Village of Cumberland. This three-day event includes “Local Colours” arts and culture programming and myriad community events including a community dance, vaudeville theatre show, live music, kids games, forest mural projects, apple pressing, a giant plant sale, craft vendors, bear awareness activities “Pie of the Year” contest, cake auction, walking tours, hands on workshops and much more.

The Foggy Mountain Fall Fair is a co-presentation of the Cumberland Museum, Cumberland Community Forest Society and Comox Valley Community Arts Council with countless other supporters and friends!

“Local Colours” programming, including Fall Fair Follies is presented in part through the generous support of the Department of Canadian Heritage.


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