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WBAA Arts Spotlight: Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette

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Established in 1931, Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is proud to be one of the oldest continuously active theatre organizations in the state. Civic found a permanent performance space in 1978 at the Monon Depot at 5th and North Streets in downtown Lafayette. 

John Clare talks to the new Managing Director of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette, Rachel Lopez, about volunteering, the history of the theater and upcoming productions.

Find out more here. Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette announces their 2018-2019 season April 14th at the Monon Depot Theater in downtown Lafayette. The 2017-2018 season continues with Sideways Stories from  Wayside School April 6-8th, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee May 4-19, staged readings May 8th and 15th, and the 6th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival June 8-10th.

John Nasukaluk Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Texas, Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania. In 2005, Clare earned the Deems Taylor Award from ASCAP for radio broadcasting, citing his work on 20/20 Hearing. Having performed with famed tenors Luciano Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli, John has worked with the Mozart Festival Texas, Mid Texas Symphony, Nevada Chamber Symphony, Shreveport Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic and Wichita Symphony Orchestra.
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