Saturday, April 18, 2009

On Golden Pond

Two of our Very Own were in this production of On Golden Pond at the Circle Arts Theater in New Braunfels.
Pat Hoppe portrayed Ethel Thayer (the Katharine Hepburn role in the movie). Profile of Pat:
Retired kindergarten teacher . . . favorite shows for Seguin Art Center: My Fair Lady, Oklahoma, Steel Magnolias, Barefoot in the Park . . . favorites for Circle Arts: Into the Woods, Equus, Belles, and Octette Bridge Club . . . active in the Seguin community, volunteering at the Christian Cupboard, where she is also a member of the board of directors . . . On the board of directors of the Seguin Art Center . . . vice president of Emanuel's Lutheran Church congregation council . . . favorite activities: making trips to Boston and Corpus Christi to visit children and grandchildren . . . played the part of Ethel in On Golden Pond in Seguin last year and loved it so much she just had to audition in hopes of doing it again, and we're certainly glad she did!
Frank Follis (Judge) in the part of Bill Ray (Doug McKeon in the movie). Profile of Frank: B.A. from Stephen F. Austin and Juris Doctor from University of Houston . . . currently a Judge at County Court of Law in Seguin . . . favorite roles include Bill Ray in On Golden Pond and Judge Taylor in To Kill A Mockingbird, both at Seguin Arts Center . . . hobbies include cowboy action shooting, target shooting, hiking, and travel . . . would like to one day do the one man show, Clarence Darrow . . . this is Frank's first time at Circle Arts, and we can't wait for the next one.

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