Story Telling

This week on MVT Live, host Devon Nekoba welcomes

Lisa Ponce de Leon

WE'VE MOVED TO 5PM so join us then for a candid conversation featuring

one of Mānoa Valley Theatre’s most prolific designers, hair and makeup artist Lisa Ponce de Leon. Lisa will share tricks of the trade, some of her most memorable theatrical design experiences and talk about her upcoming MVT Studio classes where participants can learn all about stage makeup from zombies and horror to drag and age makeup.

Have you ever wanted a glimpse behind the curtain of Manoa Valley Theatre? Here is your invitation to an exclusive behind the scenes look at the glamorous world of live theatre!

Latest MVT Live 3/26/2021

Lilinoe Field-Perkins is a Senior at St Andrew's Schools-The Priory and is extremely excited to make her debut with Hawaiʻi Pacific University in Where Words Once Were. Lilinoe is an aspiring actor and is a member of the International Thespian Society. She has been involved in a variety of Hawaiʻi Opera Theater Shows including Carmen and Tosca. Lilinoe has been a part of multiple St. Andrew’s Schools productions, some of her roles included The Wiz from their production of The Wiz Jr.  and Dory from their production of Finding Nemo.

Alex Munro is a PhD candidate at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and manages the simulated patient program, HealthCAST, which is a partnership between the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene and the Department of Theatre & Dance.  Alex has received recognition from the Hawaiʻi State Theatre Council for his direction of very still & hard to see, Equus and The Elephant Man (which he co-directed with Paul Mitri).  Other productions include The Legend of Georgia McBride, Eurydice, Time Stands Still, The Christians and A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play.  Alex also performs on stage and on camera.  He had a small role in the season nine finale of Hawaii Five-0 and was Peter in MVT’s production of Peter and the Starcatcher.

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