By day she is an Administrative Assistant-punctual, efficient, professional, well liked by her peers. But, as twilight begins to set over the Choice City she discards her pant suit and pumps for a pitch-black wig and a seductively sardonic wit.
Alexis Hmielak has been portraying her alter ego, Arachna of the Spider People, on her FC Public Media program, Beware Theater, since 2013 and has attracted a devoted following. Along with Arachna’s live in boyfriend, Deadly, who is a skeleton of a man, she plays horror films from the past for her audience and dissects various scenes with incredible knowledge and intelligence beware theaterof the backstories behind the films.
Watch Beware Theater, which airs each Friday evening at 8:00pm on FC Public Media Channel 97 here http://www.fcpublicmedia.org/. Like her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BewareTheater.
On VOCAL, we will explore what inspired Alexis to create Arachna, how she became so knowledgeable about old horror films and learn about the tremendous work that goes into developing a show each week.