Theatre in Kettle Falls, WA is the main performance site for Woodland
Productions, a non-profit corporation of community performing artists.
mission of Woodland Productions is to enable and present high-quality
performances in the musical and theatre arts; provide cultural
enrichment, educational experiences and performance opportunities for
all ages; and preserve and enhance the historic Woodland Theatre.
Goals and Objectives from 9-20-2020 Strategic Planning – Woodland Productions
– Expand the entertainment and educational offerings of Woodland
Productions, including events of other community organizations and
groups as scheduling allows.
a) Add workshops such as dance,
improvisation, lights and sound, dialect, acting and set building when
instructors are available.
b) Add COVID appropriate entertainment
options to the current classic movies. Those could include radio
performances and outdoor concerts to reach a broader audience
c) Research and pursue
opportunities and funding to bring regional and national performances
to the Woodland stage.
2 – Continue to improve the quality of Woodland performing groups and increase the number of participants.
a) Reach out to the community to
expand chorus, band, brass and string participation while maintaining
the quality of performances.
b) Develop a comprehensive method for
selecting choral and instrumental music for performances.
c) Recruit and support volunteers
for all aspects of performance: directing and producing major
productions; working on sound and lighting; providing piano
accompaniment for choral and musical rehearsals; directing choral and
3 – Maintain and
enhance the Woodland Theatre building, preserving the historic aspects
and the acoustic integrity of the performance space. a) Continue to address inadequacies of wiring and insulation.
b) Add sound reflection to the pit to
allow instruments to be heard more easily by those on stage without
interfering with balanced listening by the audience.
c) Make maximal use of the newly
acquired Quonset hut for appropriate storage to keep space in the
theatre for actual performance needs.
d) Rebuild and remodel the backstage
inside the newly enlarged envelope, creating a single stage-level area
for increased accessibility by all participants to
two dressing rooms and a private changing space
two bathrooms with one handicap accessible,
· a handicap lift to get to the stage level from the parking level,
· a small kitchen
· a washer and dryer
of a large meeting space, and smaller spaces preferably acoustically
separate space for working on sets until attached workshop can be
· a small sewing space
· Tool and ladder storage
– Revise and update Woodland operational procedures: bylaws,
policies and procedures, handbooks and theater rental agreement.
a) Clearly define acceptable
community uses for the Woodland Theatre building, prioritizing uses
that align most closely with the Mission of Woodland Productions.
b) Publicize the availability of Woodland
Theatre for rental and the guidelines for use and ensure that all board
members are aware of and have access to rental guidelines.
c) Recruit and train Woodland
members to be supervisors and technical staff for rental use of the