Upcoming Events and News
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By Rick Abbot
A comedy about
"a play within a play".
Spring Musical TBD
April 12-15, 2018
Auditions open to 7-12 grades
Audition Date Monday November 13th @ 6:30
(maybe 5th and 6th depends on the show)
with Benton Whitley,
Casting Director from NYC
We have tentatively scheduled this for Saturday Feb. 24, 2018
If you are interested in attending and would like to actively have Mr. Whitley give you feed back about your audition then the cost will be $100. If you wish to attend to hear what he says about auditioning and watch the process then the cost is $35.
This will include a Q&A.
12-12:30 Lunch Break
If you would like to participate and have the opportunity to work with a casting director who cast such shows as The Great Comet, Chicago, Finding Neverland and others, please emails me so we can nail down the date. There is limited space in regards to the coaching time so please let me know.
our guest artists:
Tentatively March 17, 2018
Summer Theatre Intensive
June 6-29, 2018
2018 Title coming soon .
Make your plans to join us now.
Brian Letchworth, guest director
Milette Oden, musical director
[email protected] for more information
Put these dates on your calendar now
(dates may be adjusted depending on schedules and show)
Junior Thespian Camp
Ages Rising 4th-8th
Directed by Sierra Roberts and Milette Oden
Details for summer of 2018 forthcoming.
New Beginner Camp
Be on the lookout for details for summer of 2018.
Opportunity in New York
February 17-18, 2018
Workshop is sold out if you are interested I can put you on a waiting list if someone drops out.
6 workshops with top professional in the business plus orchestra seat to the show.
$599 plus room, board and travel.
Final cost will depend on the number of people who go and rooming.
Go to http://www.broadwaystudentsummit.com/ for details
Please email Ms. Mason at h[email protected] for information
Charlotte Live! Opportunity for High School and Middle School Students
If you missed Finding Neverland, be on the lookout for the next opportunity. Details remain as it is basically same format each time.
5;30-DInner and Workshop
7:30-Performance @ Belk Theater
Talkback after the show possibly.
We will meet at the parking lot by Publix to carpool and drive to show. Please have permission from your parents to ride with a senior.
Dress nicely-no jeans or t-shirts. We should return around 10:30.
October 4 @ 5PM
Based on the movie and
J. M. Barrie's writing of Peter Pan.
Must bring in $25 in cash by September 15th as tickets are limited and will go fast.
Check on the website below as sometimes they offer student rush tickets.
The Blumenthal Education Department has a program for students that allows the students to attend performances at a discounted rate, have dinner and participate in a workshop. Be on the lookout for this wonderful opportunity to enjoy professional theatre at a bargain price.
If interested please email: [email protected]
For More information visit
Attention Aspiring Theatre Artists
"If you can count to 8, you can dance!"
Sign up and let Kelly show you what you never knew your body could do.
Dance classes were cancelled but hopefully we will be able to have a dance intensive to help us get prepared for upcoming musicals. Be on the lookout.
Sign up with Ms. Mason [email protected]
Dance Instructor is Kelly Ray Shelton. She graduated from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC. She has 15 years of professional, regional, and community theater experience, as well as work in television, film, and voice-overs. She has directed The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and co-directed with her mother, Mary Massey, Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten at The Little Theater of Gastonia. She will be choreographing the Spring musical for Forestview High School. Also, Kelly offers personal coaching in acting since the summer of 2016.
To expose and work with young actors on movement used in musical theatre including basic dance in hopes of mastering these skills for future productions.
Do not miss this opportunity!!
Please email [email protected] for more information.
2017-2018 Theatre Guild
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Being a member of the Theatre Guild gives you the opportunity to have season tickets plus support the outstanding work in the theatre with a tax deductible gift.
To be included in fall production playbill need to submit membership by October 21st
Go to the Donations Page for more information