Welcome from our President Dan McKirgan
A Great Return For Callander Amateur Operatic Society
Welcome to the website of Callander Amateur Operatic Society ..... or CAOS as we're affectionately known.
As many of you will know, this year marked our return to the stage after missing out a year in 2016. And what a return it was. We chose to do the blockbuster Broadway show, Guys and Dolls. Running from 15th to 18th March 2017, the show drew large audiences, who, by the time they left, were buzzing. Every night's audience went away saying that this was one of our best ever shows. The company had been smaller than in previous years and this made putting on a show like Guys and `Dolls more difficult, but everyone rose to the occasion and put on performances that will live in the memory for a long time.
We have to thank a large army of volunteers who helped us out by running 'front of house, managing back stage operations, lighting, props, prompt, wardrobe, teas and coffees etc. Our new (returned) Director, Iain Fraser) and our new Musical Director (Marc Fallon) together with our Vocal Coach (Alycia Hayes) were tireless in getting us to the point where we could present the show with confidence.
At present we have not decided which show we will present in 2018, but we're sure it will be a good one. So, keep an eye out for an announcement in the Ben Ledi View.