Category Archives: Acting

Movement Based Performance Art Class for Three EngAGE Communities

Here’s an example of the kind of creative programming our residents will enjoy in 2017. This is a shared class that is open to residents at North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony (NoHo SAC), Burbank Senior Artists Colony (BSAC), and the Piedmont … Continue reading

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News from the Jasmine: Holiday Comedy

At the Jasmine at Founders Village in Fountain Valley, CA, the Jasmine Comedy Group, led by Jo McLaughlin, did a phenomenal job performing holiday carols and hilarious skits for about 50 residents at the holiday party in December. ~ Meloney … Continue reading

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Profiles: Michael Caine

“Profiles” is a new EngAGE Blog category devoted to occasional posts about older people who have made a significant creative impact in our world. Today’s subject: MICHAEL CAINE      

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Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” As Never Seen Before

A reminder that “Still Dreaming,” produced by friends of EngAGE Hank Rogerson and Jilann Spitzmiller, is now available as a DVD or streaming rental! Visit their website to order this funny, dramatic, and sensitive documentary featuring retired Broadway entertainers living at The … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Town Halls: Cultural Equity & Inclusion Initiative

The first of 12 Town Halls for LA County’s Cultural Equity & Inclusion Initiative takes place on May 2nd in Torrance at 7 pm. Members of the general public are invited to join the conversation and share their comments, ideas and … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Reader’s Theater

Reader’s Theater is led by a former stage manager and writer, and meets weekly to read short plays out loud to share the group’s passion for the Dramatic Arts and forge lasting friendships. “Life as We Live It” brought down … Continue reading

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News from The Jasmine: Improv Comedy

From Jo McLachlan, Improv Comedy teacher at The Jasmine at Founder’s Village in Fountain Valley, CA: “Our ladies from the Jasmine are at it again! Every comedy club meeting ended up being an argument about politics, so this is the … Continue reading

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“Still Dreaming” Now Available on DVD and Streaming

We’re delighted that the excellent documentary, “Still Dreaming,” by our friends Hank Rogerson and Jilann Spitzmiller, is now available for purchase on their website as a DVD or via streaming. Here’s the scoop: STILL DREAMING is the multi-award winning, uproarious film about … Continue reading

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News from The Jasmine: Improv Comedy + Art

News from the Jasmine Senior Apartments in Fountain Valley (Orange Country): “Do You Like to Laugh?” – In this weekly class, participants discuss the elements of humor, teach each other about cultural humor, practice speaking English, and learn about improvisation. Research … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony (LBSAC)

Reader’s Theatre, a 10-member residents’ theatre troupe, recently produced a wonderful evening of four short comedies in their show called, “Laugh & Laugh Again.” Under the direction of Barbara Faye, the actors paired up and delivered a show that was received … Continue reading

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