TBC is designed to give teens an intensely memorable theatre experience. Think theatre school on steroids and that is TBC... if you dare! Director's Note It's Personal! A good actor needs to not only learn to act effectively, but to know their self so well that they can use their body, talents, weaknesses, and experiences in a rich fabric that becomes their characters. These teens are becoming this kind of good actor: creating characters … [Read more...] about Teen Boot Camp, 2014: It’s Personal!
Director's Note "Who would need me for me/Need me for me alone?" I love this lyric in "Something Was Missing" that Warbucks sings in the second act to Annie. You can have all the riches in the world, but the joy in this life comes from loving and being loved for exactly who you are. We have become and Annie Family and love each other as is. Enjoy this beautiful journey of finding this love in the most unexpected of places! ~Toni … [Read more...] about Annie, 2014
From Our Audiences "A collage of awesomeness!" "I laughed so hard!" "Fast paced and funny!" "Great characters from every single cast member!" "I didn't expect it to be THAT funny!" Director's Note: I remember when I was 10 years old and my parents dragged me to go see a play called See How They run. Needless to say, I was not pumped about it. But at the show stared I was laughing so hard, that even as a ten year old I thought … [Read more...] about See How They Run
What the Audience Has Said It was SO great to see the musical last night. A profound plot, well-written, great voices, tight performance, heart felt acting and Wow! dancing. What a ‘package', and with such personality and soul. Great job on Footloose! That was such a fun show....super talented cast, great vocals, excellent casting, cool set, awesome band, and don't even get me started on the puffy sleeves and pooffy hair! We had such a … [Read more...] about Footloose
An Original Comedy by Annie Pulsipher Director's Note This play is cursed... but in a good way. Some sliver of magic found it's way into our theatre company and settled itself on this show. From the beginning things seemed to "magically" work out. Everything from getting the exact personalities in our actors, to building supplies that "magically" found their way to our sets. Magic! So now I invite you to sit back and let yourself get caught … [Read more...] about Voodoo You Do
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6zVQO8nylU Christmas with The Little Mermaid! Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID Jr, was a delightful holiday production! It ran December 14-29, 2012 and featured 75 children ages 7-17! Check out our cast on Fox 13 News! The Little Mermaid was sponsored in part by Utah Dave. Director’s Note Our lives are so unpredictable, just like the sea. Sometimes it is low tide and sometimes it is high tide. It moves and … [Read more...] about Christmas with Disney’s The Little Mermaid
What people said about the last Les Miserables I didn't expect it to be THAT good! I understood Les Mis better than I ever have before. I was blown away! Where did these kids come from?! I have never seen that many talented teenagers in the same space together. My kids (7, 9, 11) sat mesmerized the whole show, completely engaged Review by Jason Hewlett, Entertainer Director's Note from Les Miserables, 2012 Every play … [Read more...] about Les Miserables, 2012
This family friendly Tony Award winning musical was one of the top votes by our community! Stephen Sondheim magically weaves together the Grimm's fairy tales with comical and touching genius! Enjoy a peek at this marvelous production! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC7XdSLIW6g Director's Note Into the Woods attempts to answer the question: Can we hold on to happiness or is happiness fickle? How do we evaluate happiness? How do we know … [Read more...] about Into the Woods
Director's Note Each production begins with a Director's Vision, and mine was the magical and unexpected! Couple a magical Disney classic with the most magical time of year; sprinkle it with over 90 youth and you get a tremendously enjoyable journey! Get ready to open your minds to the magic of Cinderella's tale and indulge in our unexpected delights! Happy Holidays from SJCT! ~Toni Butler Cinderella performed December 17, 19, 20 and 22, … [Read more...] about Christmas with Disney’s Cinderella Kids
Director's Note I am thrilled to be returning to SJCT. This time not just as the fictional captain of the "Jolly Rodger" (playing the iconic Captain James Hook) but truly captain-ing the upcoming production of OLIVER. I have followed the successes and triumphs of SJCT and have cheered their progress and purpose. I have a deep affection for children's theatre: theater by children and for children. Theatre helped me at a very early age to find my … [Read more...] about Oliver!