ELA's Advance Theatre Class perform this whimsical musical January 20-28, 2023. Director's Note: Seussical is so fun! I love the message “A person’s a person no matter how small”. But it’s not just small, it’s everyone: tall, black, white, handicaped, mean, nice...everyone! I love how Horton stands up for “the small” in all kinds of adversity. I wish everyone could have a friend like Horton! We had a blast creating Seussical for you! The … [Read more...] about ELA’s Seussical
An exciting collaboration with ELA Students and Inclusion Cheer, this is one you won't want to miss! Cinderella, one of the oldest fairy tales, is a story of a young girl who makes her dreams come true! A couple of Sneak Peaks: Performance Information: Tickets: $10. Ticket Policy: No refunds. No babies under 3 will be admitted into the theatre. Age Recommendation: 5+ Approximate Running Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes … [Read more...] about ELA’s Cinderella
An exciting collaboration with ELA Student and Inclusion Actors, this is one you won't want to miss! A story of true love and acceptance between sisters. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen is sure to thaw even the coldest heart! Frozen performed April 6-13, 2022 Check out our … [Read more...] about ELA’s Frozen
DUAL PRODUCTIONS LIGHT UP THE STAGE IN BIG XANADU, XANADU JR. Xanadu–a mythical place described in the 1980 musical fantasy film starring Olivia Newton John, Gene Kelly, and Michael Beck–comes to life as a musical on the black box stage for Kensington Theatre Company in South Jordan. A unique partnership brings Kensington and Early Light Academy together as a shared space for the arts, and something extra special is happening. Both a 9th grade … [Read more...] about A Different Kind Of Double Cast
Xanadu follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time – the first ROLLER DISCO! (Hey, it's 1980!) But, when Kira falls into forbidden love with the mortal, Sonny, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation, and chaos abounds. Take a … [Read more...] about ELA’s Xanadu Jr.
Thank you for helping us recover from the lightning strike our theatre experienced this summer with an exciting musical review: All Together Now! Featuring a cast of 75 singing songs from productions we have done in the past: Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors, Les Miserables, Matilda, Junie B Jones, High School Musical, Willy Wonka, and Once on this Island! And songs from other amazing shows: Come From Away, American Idiot, Frozen, Guys and … [Read more...] about All Together Now!
Director's Note: I LOVE working with youth! They are so fun with oodles of awesome bursting out of them! Every day I look forward to coming into this beautiful theatre and creating theatre with them! Newsies is about youth. Those young people in 1899 made a difference in our world by believing in themselves and with courage and optimism, they took on the giants of their time. Our youth today are doing the same thing! I, personally, can’t wait … [Read more...] about ELA’s Newsies!
Early Light Academy in partnership with Kensington Theatre was pleased to present Matilda! Director's Note: “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” -Roald Dahl Sometimes when life gets really tough (#2020), it is hard to find the magic in life. I wanted this amazing cast to find the joy that comes from trying to see the magic all around us, even in the mundane bits of life. We certainly found that magic each day in our … [Read more...] about Matilda
It's that time of year again that we get to celebrate all the talent at ELA! Watch Kensington Theatre on Facebook for the Finals! The Results! (Where we will also announce our school musical for next year!)! Thanks for participating in ELA's Got Talent this year! You were all so wonderful!! Enjoy all the fun, hard work, and TALENT! Mrs. Butler, Mrs. Kugler, & Mrs. Willis Winners of ELA's Got Talent, 2020: 1st Place Overall … [Read more...] about ELA’s Got Talent, 2020
Director's Note: Sometimes you just need to sit down, relax, and laugh. Theatre tells all kinds of stories and takes us on so many amazing journeys. Our journey tonight is enthusiastically, silly fun. The cast, crew, and production team have completely enjoyed the process of creating this charismatic theatre gem. And this gem is our gift to you tonight… so sit back, relax, and just laugh! ~Toni Butler Little Shop of Horrors performed … [Read more...] about ELA’s Little Shop of Horrors 2020