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A Virtual Time to Perform in August
By Kaye Osborn

It’s been a long intermission hasn’t it? Who knew the virus would continue to surge and change our landscape so drastically? You will be amazed how many are offered on-line. Many of our local performance venues are streaming virtual shows. Gallo Rep., Prospect Theater, and Modesto Symphony are some of the many available.

It is always fun to “play” with your family members.
Try writing some limericks. (see below)

A prolific writer named Kaye
With words and phrases, she’d play
Writing day and night
With all her might
She certainly has lots to say.

Here’s What’s Behind the Virtual Curtain
Gallo Center for the Arts
Gallo Center Repertory Company
The shows are directed by Jim Johnson with postproduction by Wes Page
Local actors donate their time and talents.
Each show is about thirty minutes.

Shows include:
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Maltese Falcon
The Time Machine

Radio Plays
All About Eve
Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

You can view them on the Gallo Center Facebook pages:
facebook.com/gallocenterforthearts
facebook.com/gallocenterrep

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About the Author:

Kaye Osborn retired from Lakewood School in 2009. She taught Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing children for 34 years. Kaye continues directing the Lakewood Youth Theater and teaching the Lakewood Sign Club. She teaches American Sign Language at Modesto Junior College as well as a two-week Young Writers Camp held every summer at CSUS. Kaye is the Parliamentarian of the McHenry Museum docents. She loves giving school tours at the museum. Kaye is also involved in Delta Gamma Kappa, Epislon Nu. She is passionate about exercise and life. Her dream when she retired was to work out more everyday. You can find her morning, noon and night taking classes, teaching Zumba or playing disc golf. Her husband Jerry (of 39 years), also a retired educator, enjoys cooking gourmet meals, riding his bike or playing disc golf. On a weekly basis, Kaye and Jerry enjoy volunteering in their daughter’s kindergarten class in North Highlands. Being grandparents to a bubbly, adorable little boy named Glen, who was seven in March and to a sweet, lovable almost 4-year-old Charlotte, is the BEST! Kaye adores her family: Amanda, her husband Nate, Glen and Charlotte live in Fair Oaks and Megan, an 8th grade math teacher, her husband Art, and their dogs live in Modesto. Kaye is a recipient of numerous teaching awards including 2015 Outstanding Woman of the Year, Stanislaus Arts Council Excellence in Arts Education, Stanislaus County Teacher of the Year, Rotary Club Elementary Teacher of the Year and the Girl Scouts World of the Arts Excellence Award.