Director's Note: I LOVE Urinetown and I LOVE TBC! So this was the perfect match for our second TBC production! The first time I saw Urinetown, I had no idea what to expect, but I quickly became a fan. I had never laughed so much in a musical before! I left the theatre that night so happy (even though my jaws ached from laughing!). This is the gift we want to give you tonight: laughter! Sometimes, a bit of laughter can ease the pains and … [Read more...] about TBC: Urinetown
What are The Toni Awards? Glad you asked! The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) created this fun night to celebrate all the fun we have had with Kensington Theatre! There will be friends, fun, awards, performances and it is all free! Dress is Black Tie... or whatever you feel like wearing! Everyone is welcome. The 2020 7th Annual Toni Awards were a delight!! 2020 Winners! Magic Moments: Magic Moments are picked by the directors of the … [Read more...] about The Toni Awards
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
"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
Kensington Actors Performing Original Works! Our Teen Advisory Board came up with this fun program taking one-acts written by high school teens and producing them using high school actors and directors! (If you are familiar with POW! at ELA... it's the same idea for high school teens!) Performance: Sep. 30 at 4:30p in the theatre! It's free and fun so come! The Plays! Non-stop to Milwaukee written by Holly Roach and Meg Osswald, … [Read more...] about KAPOW!
We asked a few cast members to describe Princess Academy in one word. Their answers included Self-Discovery, Believe, Self Worth, Purpose, Fearless, Caring, Strength, Love, and Confidence. These words are right in line with the hopes that Shannon Hale expressed in the question and answer session after opening night. Fighting back tears she said that if there’s one thing she hopes people take away from this book, it is that teenage girls are … [Read more...] about Teenage Girls Empowered by Princess Academy
The Kensington Singers is a new program featuring 40 singers! Their first concert will be March 18, 2017! Look for more details soon! We are excited to welcome a new conductor, Austin Thorpe, and assistant conductor, Logan Bingham! More Kensington Singer information! … [Read more...] about The Kensington Singers
ELA is proud to present Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3Lk2Qt1TKU Production Information ELA's Beauty and the Beast performed October 6-14, 2016. Cast List Villagers/Flatware Cast A Allison, Liam Anderson, Aubrey Barr-Allen, Sara Burns, Dancan Burt, Lyndsey Campbell, Calise Clawson, Sophie Elgren, Anna Gardner, Shelby Heninger, Robyn Hernandez, Frederick Hewlett, … [Read more...] about ELA’s Beauty and the Beast
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! Every year we get to work intensely with another amazing group of teens. This year’s focus was on becoming more versatile. Students were cast in contrasting roles. The ensemble learned seven different styles of Musical Theatre. We worked HARD, made new friends, and had an … [Read more...] about Teen Boot Camp, 2016: Be Versatile!