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Many thanks to all the participants and community attendees of Recycled Youth's 2015 Original Theatrical Presentation of "Down the Rabbit Hole". A good time was had by all! Below are some photos from the event...



What: Down the Rabbit Hole, an original play created by Recycled Youth, a Youth Theatre Group under the direction of Joani Rose.
When: Thursday thru Sunday, December 3rd - 6th, 2015
Times: Thu, Fri, Sat- Doors open at 7:30, show 8:00 pm / Sun Matinee - Doors open at 1:30, show 2:00 pm)
Where: Mateel Community Center
Tickets: At the Door... $12 to $15 sliding scale donation for adults and $5 for under 19

Recycled Youth's new show Down the Rabbit Hole will be presented at the Mateel Community Center on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Dec 3, 4, 5 at 8pm and Sunday Dec 6 at 2pm!  

Down The Rabbit HoleThe show is a modern take on the old favorite Alice in Wonderland.  Many characters greatly resemble characters from the book such as Cheshire Cat, White Rabbit, Queen of Hearts, Caterpillar and of course Alice herself. But with a twist...!  

Alice lives a simple life, back in the hills of Humboldt county, and she wants nothing to do with the madness of the modern world.  But when she falls through the rabbit hole, she finds herself in the middle of a Police Brutality trial presided over by the Queen of Hearts, a "Tea Party" that is an absurd Presidential Debate between Donald, Bernie and Hillary, a Mock Turtle who sobs over the Transpacific Partnership, a caterpillar that explains the danger of DABS oil, and much more.

Down the Rabbit Hole was written by the 20 talented young actor/creators who make up this year's cast.  These thoughtful young people have a lot to say and they have worked hard to put their production together.  The show features comedy, drama, spoken word, dance, aerial arts, maskwork, songs and acrobatics.

The show has full production values such as costumes, makeup, lights, sound and beautiful sets thanks to the help of many community members including Margaret Lewis, Jim Fulton, Joe Heine, Joshua Golden, Carl Hansen and Ann McIlwain.  Musicians Andy Barnett and Jeanne York will provide music and sound effects.  Direction is by Joani Rose with Susan Alexander, Yarrow Danaeus and Margo Gooch-McReynolds.

Recycled Youth, which is sponsored by the Mateel Community Center, is an after school teen theatre program now in it's eighteenth year of production.  Participants this year are from various schools, such as South Fork High School, Miranda Junior High, Academy Of The Redwoods, Whale Gulch High School, Independent Study and Home School, but they all come together to make a cohesive ensemble.  The program is sponsored by Mateel and many other organizations, businesses and individuals.  Many people tell us that the Recycled Youth production is their favorite event of the year.  

So, please come check us out, support our youth and enjoy a great show.  Refreshments, Recycled Youth Tee Shirts, and Raffle Tickets will be available. Our raffle prizes include: Two night stay at Benbow Inn plus a $100 food and drink credit; plus prizes from Whitethorn Construction and Sylvandales.

Doors open 7:30 for evening shows 1:30 for matinee. There is mature content. 

Recycled Youth Down the Rabbit Hole Rehersal Photo

Recycled Youth group members rehearsal scene from their new show, "Down the Rabbit Hole". A modern take on "Alice in Wonderland", "Down the Rabbit Hole" was written by the 20 young actor/creators of who make up this year's Recycled Youth cast. This show features full production values such as costumes, makeup, lights, sound, and sets thanks to community members including Margaret Lewis, Jim Fulton, Joe Hiney, Joshua Golden, Carl Hansen, and Ann Mcilwain. Musicians Andy Barnett and Jeannie York will provide music and sound effects. Direction is by Joani Rose with Susan Alexander, Yarrow Danaeus, and Margo Gooch McReynolds.

Recycled Youth Down The Rabbit Hole 2015 Poster




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