Fancy Pants Theater

Theatre
2:24 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Theater Out of a Van: Fancy Pants Takes Their Show on the Road

Executive Director Carol Zombro steps out of the Fancy Pants Theater motorhome in the Kalamazoo Vine Neighborhood
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Ride along with Fancy Pants Theater

Since moving out of Studio 246 in Kalamazoo, Fancy Pants Theater has been looking for a new home. And they’ve finally found one…sort of.

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Theatre
10:54 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Fancy Pants becomes a 'homeless theater'

Fancy Pants Theater members pack up at Studio 246
Credit courtesy of Carol Zombro

After almost four years at Studio 246 in Kalamazoo, Fancy Pants Theater moved out in November. Now the theater is looking for a new venue. 

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Theatre/Film
9:54 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Theatre recreates original Little Rascals shorts

The cast of 'Little Pants' on their character walk
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Our Gang also known as The Little Rascals started as a series of short silent comedies starring everyday kids in the 1920s. Though the original series ended twenty years later, the idea of The Little Rascals soldiered on, following television into the first talkies and color pictures. The last adaptation was well into the ‘90s.

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Fine Art
6:25 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Allegan artist's masks show serenity and humor

Jen Lawson-Steeves works on one of her moon-like masks at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts studio.
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Allegan ceramic artist Jen Lawson-Steeves is obsessed with noses. Lawson-Steeves’ masks will be on display at Fancy Pants Theater during the Kalamazoo Art Hop on Friday.

“Honestly I love looking at people’s faces, and noses are my inspiration. It’s so funny to say that, but I love noses. And that’s how I start every single mask is with a nose. And that really is what actually draws out what the mask becomes.”  

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Theatre
10:45 am
Thu November 29, 2012

A woman re-examines her life in the quirky comedy "Four Scenes: A Hungarian Trilogy"

Rehearsal for A Hungarian Trilogy
Credit Robert C. Walker

A preview of "Four Scenes: A Hungarian Trilogy"

 

 Fancy Pants Theater in downtown Kalamazoo opens the regional premiere of Four Scenes: A Hungarian Trilogy Friday night. The production reunites several former API Theatre professionals. Kalamazoo’s Actors and Playwrights Initiative closed its doors several years ago after specializing in innovative, original theatre.

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