Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 Programs

High School "Out of the Box" Session 2 — Six weeks for $100!

A creative workshop to raise skills, authenticity and connection for actors, playwrights, techies, singers, musicians and aspiring directors of all kinds. This course draws from the following topics:

  • Creative writing

  • Improvisation

  • Musical arrangement/remixes/mashups

  • Devised Theater

  • Musical Theater

  • Slam poetry

  • Dramatic Interpretation

  • Songwriting & Underscores

  • Fluid characterization & actors transformation

  • Creative tech design: costume, makeup, set, lighting & sound

Join us in journeying through the preconceptions, misconceptions, labels, categories, and structures that limit creativity in order to boldly express and authentically connect.

 

The class will meet weekly on Thursdays, 10/7-11/11,  5:45–7:15pm at The Venue Theatre.

 

Every month we create opportunities to share the work you are creating with others, to mentor younger actors, or invite friends to share work as well.

 

Taught by composer, musician, performer and instructor EP Archer.

High School Play: Disaster! The Musical

Co-written by the AH–MAHZING Seth Rudetsky of Sirius radio and Stars in the House fame is a love letter to the disaster movie of the 1970s with fantastic hits of the '70s such as Hot Stuff and I Will SurviveDisaster is chock full of featured roles, giving students the opportunity to shine! Seth Rudetsky has expressed his excitement that we are doing his show and is even sending us an updated script!

REHEARSALS: Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-8:30pm beginning Oct. 25.

PERFORMANCES: Feb. 24–27, Mar. 3–6

Cost: $775

Elementary School & Middle School: Holiday Cabaret & The Worldwide Dessert Contest

We are so excited to provide our elementary and middle school students with a unique and interdisciplinary experience culminating in a premiere performance of The Worldwide Dessert Contest by Dan Elish (book writer for 13 the Musical) who will be flying in from NYC to attend a performance or two! This will be performed with a live band and will include many interdisciplinary activities with more than 85 contact hours and multiple performance activities this program is not only Extraordinary it is a bargain too! Creating an original character, performance, props, harmonies, dance, scenic design and more!

REHEARSALS: Starting Aug. 26, Thursdays, 4:00–5:30pm

PERFORMANCES: Holiday Cabaret, Dec. 17 and

Worldwide Dessert Contest: April 1–3 & 8–10

Cost: $825

All Companies: The Sound of Music

We at the Venue Theatre are ecstatic to perform this Rodgers and Hammerstein classic this coming summer 2022. This production is open for students grades 1-12.

AUDITIONS: May 23 & 24

PERFORMANCES: June 17-19, & 24-26

Cost: 1st-7th grade: $500.

Cost: 8th-12th grade: $750

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