Stepping on the stage — Bend actor, choreographer and director Mary Kilpatrick is sharing the wealth of knowledge acquired over the course of her 40-year career, including Broadway, national and local productions. Beginning April 2, Kilpatrick will lead a beginning adult acting class from 11 a.m. to noon Mondays at 2nd Street Theater, 220 NE Lafayette Ave., Bend. The six-session class includes improv, monologue, scene study, song, dance and more in a fun and supportive atmosphere. Cost is $100 for all six sessions. Contact or to sign up, or Kilpatrick at 541-419-5708 if you have questions.

— David Jasper, The Bulletin