Category Archives: Bacskstage at the Egyptian

Aug
02

Backstage at the Egyptian: Executive Director Alex Nerad on our first summer with air conditioning

Hot news for the Egyptian: you might want to bring a sweater or jacket with you when you visit us. In 2019, the Egyptian Theatre pursued a massive construction project to revitalize the Theatre, including building expansions and the exciting …
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Jul
06

Backstage at the Egyptian: Beth Fowler of Beth Fowler’s School of Dance

At age fifteen, Beth Fowler opened up her own dance school to create a space for children to express themselves through dance. Some of the performances put on by the Beth Fowler School of Dance include A Storybook Ballet, Grease, …
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Jun
29

Backstage at the Egyptian: Ray Binkowski of OCB Pro Invitational Summer Naturals

The Organization of Competitive Bodies had once again returned to the Egyptian Theatre for the Pro Invitational Summer Naturals on Saturday, June 26th at 12:00pm. The Egyptian Theatre has been hosting the competition since 2005 and was happy to welcome …
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Jun
22

Backstage at the Egyptian: David “Rook” Goldflies of A Brother’s Revival

David “Rook” Goldflies (bassist), Mike Kach (keyboardist; singer), Joe Weiss (guitarist; singer), Matt Siegal (guitarist), Dick Reinlie (drummer), and Kevin “Modee” Lacour (drummer) have come together to form A Brother’s Revival, paying tribute to the legendary rock band, the Allman …
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Backstage at the Egyptian: Lynnea Erickson Laskowski of Safe Passage on #DeKalbPride

On June 28, 1969, the New York City police raided a gay club named the Stonewall Inn, sparking the gay rights movement across the country. Individuals from the LGBTQIA+ have been treated unequal legally. One example is it wasn’t until …
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