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Coming in August 2015... HLOC presents Mary Poppins!

We are thrilled to announce our summer production of Mary Poppins at Humboldt State University. Auditions will be held in February or March; we will post details here and on our Facebook page as soon as they are finalized. All roles are open for audition.

KidCo presents Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr. - Jan 9-11 at HSU


The young mermaid Ariel (Clare Endert) dreams of life above the sea - a world which suddenly intrudes when she saves a prince (Jacob Smith) who has been thrown overboard in a storm. The mer-King (Dyllan Ortiz) is determined to keep his daughter safe beneath the waves, but Ariel makes a dangerous promise to a sea witch (Rachel Post) in exchange for a chance to meet the prince again, on feet instead of fin.

Accompanying Ariel on her journey to become human are Sebastian (James Zwiker), Scuttle (Allie Sanchez) and Flounder (Tabitha Born), plus the troublesome duo of Flotsam and Jetsam (Allison Lund and Isabella Loch). The Prince's staff (Milo Mateer, Ty Vizenor and Naomi Sokolow) and Ariel's mermaid sisters (Kayla Kossow, Emma Radley, Mia Pambianco, Island Hunt, Hannah Davis and Mia Gonzales) join an ensemble of twenty-six singing creatures aged 4-17, to bring the underwater magic to life.

Adapted from the 2008 Disney musical, The Little Mermaid Jr. features the hit songs "Part of Your World," "She's in Love," and "Under the Sea."

Advance tickets are available online, and at the Holly Yashi Store in Arcata and at Parasol Arts (211 G Street) in Eureka. Our Ticket Office and Will Call open at the HSU Van Duzer Theatre a half hour before each show. Admission is $12 for adults and $8 for children (17 & under). The production runs 1 hour and 15 minutes, with no intermission. Shows are scheduled for 6:30 pm (Friday and Saturday evenings) and 1:30 pm (Saturday and Sunday matinees) to accommodate family audiences. All seating is general.

The Little Mermaid Jr. is directed by Sarah Mullen, with musical direction by Amy Chalfant and Carrie O'Neill. Our production crew includes Peter Johnson, Rachel Cogliati, Jayson Mohatt, Faith Platt and Olivia McGahan. Poster art is by Krissy Dodge.


There are many ways to get involved in HLOC, and one of the best ways is to volunteer. If you are a fun and friendly individual who would like to join the HLOC team, please contact us. We would love to have you join the excitement, and would greatly appreciate the help! We are always looking for volunteers in the following areas:

Ushers... Events Planning... Marketing... Concessions... Set Construction... Set Painting... Costume Maintenance... Special Projects... Office Help!

To be in our volunteer pool, please email coordinator Katri Pitts.

The Humboldt Light Opera Company
1482 Buttermilk Lane; Arcata, CA 95521
email: info@hloc.org ~ phone: (707) 445-4310