TBC was designed to give teens an intensely memorable theatre experience. Think theatre school on steroids and that is TBC... if you dare! Director's Note I LOVE TBC! This is year’s theme is “It’s Personal!”. I wanted the teens to know and love their selves and then take that super power and create textured characters. They have all done beautiful work these past three weeks. I am so proud of each of them. And I am so grateful for the … [Read more...] about Teen Boot Camp, 2019: It’s Personal!
Peter Pan, The British Musical Come fly with us to Neverland! Peter Pan is the charming story about the boy who wouldn't grow up. Pirates, Indians, Lost Boys, and Faeries. Come see why we named our company after the birthplace of this extraordinary boy! “I am youth. I am joy. I am freedom!” Director's Note This is my fifth time in Neverland! I have been “Wendy”, “Peter”, and directed Peter Pan three times. Each time I love Peter’s … [Read more...] about Peter Pan
"Try To Remember" a time when this romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time. The Fantasticks is a funny … [Read more...] about The Fantasticks
The Crucible focuses upon a young farmer (John Proctor), his wife (Elizabeth Proctor), and a young servant-girl (Abigail) who maliciously causes the wife's arrest for witchcraft. Proctor brings Abigail to court to admit the lie—and it is here that the monstrous course of bigotry and deceit is terrifyingly depicted. Proctor, instead of saving his wife, finds himself also accused of witchcraft and ultimately condemned with a host of others. Winner … [Read more...] about The Crucible
ELA's Advanced Theatre Class presents Aladdin! 20 amazing students in this Disney classic! Aladdin Performanced January 23, 24, 25, 26, and 28, and January 26, 2019 Take a look: … [Read more...] about ELA’s Aladdin
"So what do you say, Winnie? Do you want to live forever?" (Jesse Tuck) It's 1893 in Treegap, New Hampshire an eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her wrought iron fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get more than she could have imagined. When Winnie learns of the magic behind the Tuck’s unending youth, she must fight to protect their secret from those who … [Read more...] about Tuck Everlasting
ELA's School Musical this year is ANNIE! 90 amazing students in this Tony Award winning classic! Take a sneak peak at this fun production! Annie Performanced Oct. 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 11, 2018 Cast List: Servants/NYC Abby Berry Brooklyn Bourne Calise Campbell Sarah Cannon Cassie Carone Kaitlyn Gardner Shelby Gardner Eve Higgins Jacquelyn Higgins Grace Hymas Claire Ivory Kelsi Knight Kalli Larson Alexandra Lau Cagney … [Read more...] about ELA’s Annie
One of our favorite shows each year is the Elementary Outreach, where we share the joy of theatre with elementary schools around the valley. From the start, these shows have booked quickly, and we've had to add more performances! The students love them and it shows in their laughter and excitement. Each one-hour performance is tailored specifically for kids in Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. Our Fall 2018 touring show is going to be the … [Read more...] about How I Became a Pirate: Elementary Outreach
TBC was designed to give teens an intensely memorable theatre experience. Think theatre school on steroids and that is TBC... if you dare! Director's Note Theatre has given me so much: friends, purpose, passion, family and shelter from the storms of life. Theatre has given us all gifts that have changed and shaped ourselves and the teens will tell you about some of these gifts throughout the performance. And now, after three wonderful … [Read more...] about Teen Boot Camp, 2018: Give the Gift!
West Side Story is the award-winning adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. Two teens from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective gangs build toward tragedy. Toni Butler directed this touching classic with a live, 30 piece orchestra directed by Michelle Willis and music direction by Erin Walker. Take a look! Directors's Note West Side Story teaches us to love. I believe West Side … [Read more...] about West Side Story