I regret to announce Alora died 01/07/09
(though no longer in business, her site remains as a memorial...)

Alda Hofferber....

2300 Bruno Lane
Bosque Farms, NM 87068
call 1(505)869-9407 (after 10am Mountain Time)

Putting his extensive theater and writing experience
to good use, Alda is well
suited to writing musical plays
as he proves with his most recent work, ALBATROSS.

.....Currently Alda is working on several projects including two original musical plays,URHERE and EXERCIST, and recently finished a book,TRICK OR SCHKLEESCH!.
In recent years he has written: SPLIT SHIFT and ZOOPHILE, two playlets performed during a drama workshop in Roseburg, OR.
McKADO! and SPACE PIRATES! (of Penzance), one a Wild West and the other a Sci Fi adaptation of classic Gilbert and Sullivan operettas.
By popular demand he wrote the book and lyrics for an original sequel to his McKADO! called A YULE YAHOO!
In 1999 he wrote an original musical called WITCH WHIRL'D setting all of the songs to familiar classical music.
2000 saw a rewrite of McKADO! to be performed with a smaller cast in a dinner theater setting.
His most recent musical, ALBATROSS, recently premiered at the new SWOCC Performing Arts Center in Coos Bay, Oregon.
..... Alda has worked with several different theatre organizations including HRT of Charleston, OR, UACT and HYT of Roseberg, OR, the Hi Desert Playhouse Guild of Joshua Tree, CA and Total Communication Theatre of Yucca Valley, CA. Other than the non-musicals already mentioned he has directed A THOUSAND CLOWNS and 6 RMS RIV VU. Besides McKADO!, A YULE YAHOO! and SPACE PIRATES, other musicals he has helmed include: OLIVER!, PRINCESS AND THE MAGIC PEA, PINNOCHIO, THE MAGICAL PIED PIPER, THE GREAT GHOST CHASE, YOU AIN'T NOTHIN' BUT A WEREWOLF, PIRATES OF PENZANCE, GOBLIN MARKET and WHAT ABOUT LUV?.
..... His acting credits show a variety of different characters: Koko in McKADO! and A YULE YAHOO!, Cyborg General in SPACE PIRATES, Sakini in TEAHOUSE OF THE AUGUST MOON, Marryin' Sam in LIL ABNER, Judge Carnes in OKLAHOMA! Papa Fermata in WITCH WHIRL'D, Harry Berlin in WHAT ABOUT LUV? among others.
..... Along with his wife, Alora, Alda is the cofounder of the Hofferber Repertory Theatre which has done benefit shows for the Oregon Coast Music Association, the Charleston Merchants Association, The Waterfront Players and the Southwestern Oregon Community College Performing Arts Center. As the Hofferber Youth Theatre they produced/directed shows to benefit the Laurel Lodge of the Masons in Roseburg. They founded the TOTAL COMMUNICATION THEATRE in Yucca Valley which signed/performed the musical GOBLIN MARKET for deaf audiences in Southern California.
..... Alda has one grown son, Nolan, who is a valued active member of the HOFFERBER REPERTORY THEATRE.

Bill's Playscript Library

ALBATROSS Cast Performance Dates
click here for a
synopsis of ALBATROSS
McKADO!2000 Cast Sponsorship
Script and
Royalty Info
McKado! WITCH WHIRL'D Theatre Links


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