Auditions for A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas will be held Sept. 22 & 23 from 4:00 to 6:00. This Junior Studio production is for students aged 12 to 18 years. Rehearsals will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00, beginning Sept. 30th. Performances are Dec. 8 & 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the Schmuckal Studio Theatre at OTP. There are no prerequisites for this production. Auditonees will be asked to read from the script. Students need only attend one of the audition days. There are no call-backs scheduled. Tuition of $150 will be taken only if cast in the production. Scholarships are available.
Welcome to the Old Town Playhouse Young Company located in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan.
We are a non-profit, community theater offering classes, performances and summer camps for Traverse City and all of northern Michigan.
If you'd like to find out about we've got going on - and we've got a lot going on - send us and email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following classes are being offered for Fall, 2014. Online registration will begin September 5th but you can register anytime by calling 947-2210.
Storybooks to Life – Kat Brown – Ages 5 to 7. Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30, Oct. 1 through Nov. 19. Tuition: $75
Intro to Acting & Theatre – Denni Don Hunting – Ages 7 to 9. Thursdays 4:30 to 5:30, Oct. 2 through Nov. 20. Tuition: $75
Becoming an Actor – Chad Hoover – Ages 9 to 13. Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:00, Oct. 1 through Nov. 19. Tuition: $120
Play Production – Denni Don Hunting – Ages 12 to 15. Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6:00, Sept. 30 through Nov. 18. Tuition: $120
Young Company: Unscripted – Chad Hoover – Ages 12 to 18. Wednesdays 6:00 to 7:00, Oct. 1 through Nov. 19. Tuition: $75
Tech Theatre Class – staff – Ages 9 to 18. Costumes (Tues), Lighting (Mon), Props (Weds) in tandem with Once On This Island rehearsals. Tuition: $75
Wednesday Morning P.L.A.Y. Time (Purposeful Learning And You) – Kat Brown – ages 10 months + up through pre-K. Oct. 1 through Nov. 19. Tuition: $75
Li’l Broadway Classes:
Singing for Musical Theatre – Matt Archibald – Ages 8 to 12. Mondays 4:30 to 6:00, Sept. 29 through Nov. 17. Tuition: $95
Act Up, Act Big – Denni Don Hunting – Ages 9 to 13. Mondays from 4:30 to 6:00, Sept. 29 through Nov. 17. Tuition: $95
Broadway Bound Dance – Kat Brown - Saturdays 10:00 to 11:00, Oct. 4 through Nov. 22. Tuition: $75
For more information or to register now, call 947-2210
For ages 9 to 18 years. Auditions will be held Sept. 8 & 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 with call backs on the 10th. Rehearsals begin Sept. 15th and run Monday through Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00. Performances Nov. 6-9. To audition, students must have completed courses in all three areas of the Li’l Broadway series; Acting, Singing, and Dancing. Participation in either the Summer Performing Arts Camp or the One-week Intensive Musical Theatre Camp qualify as prerequisite completion.
Auditionees will need to prepare 16 bars of a song of their choice, an accompanist will be provided. Come dressed to move as each student will also be taught a short dance selection. If time permits, there may be readings from the script. Call-backs will be held only if necessary and are to be determined by the Director, Minda Nyquist. Students need attend only one day of the auditions but should plan on staying for the entire two hours. Tuition of $150 will be taken only if accepted into the cast. Scholarships are available. Call 947-2210 for more information.
Showstoppers Cast List
1920 Sidney Thomas
1930 Grace Zucco
1940 Robbie Shields
1950 Rayna Archibald
1960 Peyton Diehl
1970 Peyton Campbell
1980 Sarah Strom
1990 Veyda DeAgro-Ruopp
2000 Brooke Pilong (Asst Choreographer/Director)
Thank you to everyone who auditioned. Our first meeting will be held July 7th from 4:00 to 6:00 at the Old Town Playhouse. Schedule will be determined at the first rehearsal.
The Young Company will be at a table in the Grand Traverse Mall on Saturday, May 3rd from 10:00 to 7:00. Come and visit us! Check out our KHQ commercial: