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By Ruth Longoria | August 14, 2009
?We chose La Cañada Flintridge not only for the 300 sunny days per year in the city, but also because La Cañada is a city where community matters.? Those are the words of Sam Ross, who hopes to bring his Shakespeare company, the La Cañada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival and Conservatory program, to this city next year, staging plays and providing educational programs for the community. Ross, whose wife Elizabeth is an English and British literature teacher at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, selected that school?
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October 1, 2009
Sam R. Ross, co-artistic director of the fledgling La Cañada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival and Conservatory Program (LCF Shakes), this month received the Dramatic Performance of the Year award from StageSceneLA in its 2008-2009 Highest Honors category for his performance in “Breaking the Code.” In the play, which ran for six weeks this summer at The Chandler Theater in North Hollywood, Ross played Alan Turing, known as the father of modern computing, whose work in decrypting coded Nazi messages is said to have hastened the end of World War II in Europe by two years.
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January 1, 2009
Shakesperean workshops for teens Shakespearean workshops taught by professional actors and coaches will be offered to thespians at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and male students at area high schools who are interested in trying out for the school?s spring production of ?Twelfth Night.? Mark Bommarito will direct the play which will be performed March 12-14 on the FSHA campus. An interpretation workshop focusing on monologues from ?Twelfth Night? will be held at 3 p.m. Jan. 5 and 6 in the school auditorium.
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May 13, 2010
CLASSES Acting Class for Teens — Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 18 to June 16, 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. Sam Ross will teach college level acting fundamentals to high school students on the campus of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. The cost is $300. To sign up for the class or for more information, contact Liz Ross at lizross@lcfshakes.com or (818) 745-3327. Or, go online to www.lcfshakes.com .   CLUBS Mom’s Club of the Foothills — Today, 10 a.m . Mom’s Club, a support group for stay-at-home mothers will have pediatric dentistry as the topic for this month’s meeting.
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By Ruth Longoria | August 17, 2009
“We chose La Cañada Flintridge not only for the 300 sunny days per year in the city, but also because La Cañada is a city where community matters.” Those are the words of Sam Ross, who hopes to bring his Shakespeare company, the La Cañada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival and Conservatory program, to this city next year, staging plays and providing educational programs for the community. Ross, whose wife Elizabeth is an English and British literature teacher at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, selected that school’s amphitheater as the venue for his project and is awaiting a temporary use permit to hold a not-for-profit event at a public facility, as well as community support through a fund raiser on Oct. 1 to 4, to begin his dream.
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