Yes and no. CLOC melodramas are free. However, we do pass a hat at intermission for donations. For CLOC murder mysteries tickets are required. The ticket prices are usually no more than $20 per person.
We are always looking for people to help either on stage or behind the scenes. The best way to become a part is to come to a monthly meeting and join the company.
No. We do not accept unsolicited play submissions.
We very rarely have general auditions. Community-specific auditions for community members are announced on our webpage and our social media sites. We generally do not actively seek professional actors for our productions.
If you are interested in working with us for a community event, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. CLOC is committed to working with organizations in the Sacramento Mountains and Tularosa Basin area dedicated to promoting education, the arts or tourism.
Since our “actors” are volunteers living in the Cloudcroft area, touring our productions is not an option.
Ticket prices vary for our productions. CLOC melodramas are free. However, we do pass a hat at intermission for donations. For CLOC murder mysteries tickets are required. The ticket prices are usually no more than $20 per person. Please see the specific show’s webpage for more information.
“Pass the hat” means you pay whatever you feel you can financially afford. If you want to come to a melodrama and pay nothing that is completely acceptable.
Acting lessons! Not really. CLOC provides five $500 scholarships each year to seniors from Cloudcroft, Tularosa or Alamogordo High Schools. We are also involved in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library for children living in the 88317 zip code. To see more about this program visit the Imagination Library webpage (www.imaginationlibrary.com). Additionally, each year CLOC performs a murder mystery to benefit a Cloudcroft Schools organization.
We make every effort to accommodate the needs of every patron and assist those patrons with physical challenges with getting into our pavilion facility. If you have specific needs when arriving for a melodrama, please alert the Welcome Committee and we will attempt to accommodate you as best we can.
Due to the set up of the open-air pavilion assisted listening devices are not available. If you have concerns regarding your enjoyment of the performance please alert the Welcome Committee and we will attempt to accommodate you as best we can.
All of our melodrama seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guests can “reserve” their own seats beginning at 6:30 on performance nights. We do encourage fans to arrive approximately 30-45 minutes prior to our 7:30 start time to ensure they receive a seat under the pavilion – and near the heaters.
We try our best to accommodate everyone who wishes to see the performance. However, we cannot promise a seat to anyone who arrives late. One side of the Pavilion is open to allow overflow seating on the lawn, so our shows are never really “sold out.”
We have a concession stand called the Rubber Chicken that sells sodas, popcorn and candy for $1 each. Some nights cheese nachos are available for $3 per plate. Alcohol is prohibited on Village property.
Yes. Recording devices are allowed at all our productions.
No. Our mailing address is: PO Box 1166, Cloudcroft, NM 88317-1166.
At this time, the answer is no. However, we are looking into the possibility of making this an option. If you would like to receive information on CLOC until we have our mailing list available we recommend you “like” our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cloudcroftlightoperaco to stay up to date on our events.
There might not be an answer, but if you like please contact us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be more than happy to give you some kind of answer.