St. John’s Summer Concert Series
- Fred & Marie Miller Pavilion
- 3940 Rimrock Road, Billings, 59102
With generous support from their fabulous slate of sponsors, St. John’s welcomes thousands of folks for free evenings of song and dance on five Thursday nights throughout the summer!
The Summer Concert Series has come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1997 with a modest attendance of fewer than 100 fans. With 20 seasons under our belt, it is not unusual to have 2,000 fans gathered to enjoy one of our concerts during the season, with season attendance around 10,000.
August 9: The Music of Patsy Cline with Lysa Fox and opener Jessica Lechner
Lysa, the Head of the Musical Theatre program, is a native of Montana and a founding member of Venture Theatre in Billings, Montana. Lysa has an extensive resume as an accomplished vocalist, musical theatre, cabaret performer, a director, choreographer, actress and improv performer.
Lysa completed her MFA in Acting/Directing in 2010 at California State University Long Beach. From 2010 – 2012, she was invited to remain at Cal State as Adjunct Faculty and an active member in the acting ensemble of California Repertory. She was recognized for both Outstanding Contribution to the Arts and Distinguished Creative Work during her tenure. She also served as part-time faculty at Orange County High School for the Arts in Santa Ana and as the Education Coordinator at the Long Beach Playhouse.
During her fifteen years nurturing Venture Theatre, her passion was Theatre Education. As the Education Coordinator, Lysa created the curriculum and basis for Venture’s strong educational focus and launched Venture into schools. Her final year with Venture was as Artistic Director. Lysa was recognized in 2004 as one of forty people in Billings and the surrounding area as making significant contributions in their particular field.