New Britain Youth Theater, which begins its eighth season this month, has been named Best Children’s Theater by the editors of Connecticut Magazine. The accolade comes in the September 2017 “Best of Connecticut” issue of the magazine, and recognizes that what started as “an after-school program has blossomed into a professionally run community and educational theater.”
“We’re thrilled and honored by the recognition,” responded the theater’s Executive and Artistic Director, Darren Farrington. “We may not be the largest, oldest, or… Continue reading
Middle school students entering 5th-9th grades have the unique opportunity to be a part a 3-week musical theatre performance program running July 10th through July 28th. Students will work with professional theatre artists to mount a musical. The show this year is Singin’ In The Rain based on the hit MGM movie. Acceptance to the company is on a rolling admission and is limited to the 1st 30 students to fully register. Please visit our website at stonc.org for more… Continue reading
NBYT will audition homeschooled high school students and college-age actors for school performances of its original play for young audiences, The Cinderella Project, on Friday, February 3, at 10:00 a.m. or by appointment at NBYT’s space at the New Britain-Berlin YMCA Program Center at 362 Main Street in Berlin.
In The Cinderella Project, as Cinderella runs from the ball, she meets the characters from other Cinderella-like folk stories from around the world, and… Continue reading
NBYT’s Teen Company will hold auditions for William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet on Monday, February 20, and Wednesday, February 22, at NBYT’s new space at the New Britain-Berlin YMCA Program Center at 362 Main Street in Berlin. Audition times both days begin at 6:00 p.m. Rehearsal days are scheduled for Monday, Wednesday, and some Thursday evenings.
Two Planks Theater Company is seeking male dancers to play the characters of Les Cagelles in the award-winning musical La Cage aux Folles.
Auditons will be held on Wednesday, January 11th at 7 PM and Sunday, January 15th at 2 PM at Two Planks Theater Company (United Methodist Church building), 515 Cutlers Farm Road, Monroe. Please come prepared to learn several short dance combinations in different styles. You may be asked to sing a few bars from the show or… Continue reading
Contact: Andrea VanSwearingen, Production Manager
Administrative: (860) 283-8558
Box Office: (860) 283-6250
Event Dates: Sunday, January 15th 2017 at 6:00pm Monday, January 16th 2017 at 6:00pm Thursday, January 19th 2017 at 6:00pm
Location: Arts Center Theatre (located on Level 2) Thomaston Opera House 158 Main Street, Thomaston, CT
Dance Call & Call Backs: Saturday, January 21st 2017 at… Continue reading
Preparation for a production of William Shakespeare’s teen tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, begins at New Britain Youth Theater in November. Set in 1967 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the “Summer of Love,” the play will be performed outdoors at the New Britain Museum of American Art in June 2017.
For teens planning to audition (or even thinking about auditioning) for the production, NBYT is holding a three-week workshop to read and discuss the play. Attention will be given… Continue reading
FREE MUSICAL THEATRE AUDITION WORKSHOP For High School Students Saturday, October 22, 2016 – 9am-5pm The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts (15 Vernon St, Hartford, CT 06106) Presented by The Elizabeth Anne Carlson Foundation for the Performing Arts
Registration is now open, and spots are filling fast! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!
This FREE workshop will help students fine-tune their audition skills and material – whether they’re auditioning for a school show, community production or a college theatre program! Led… Continue reading
Elf the Musical Jr, based on the film starring Will Ferrell as Buddy the elf, will be the theater’s holiday production. The story of Elf follows Buddy, a human who grew up thinking he was an elf, on his adventure from the North Pole to New York City… Continue reading
Offering terrific stand-alone workshops for 12-16 years olds this July in Avon.
All sessions run from 10:00am to 1:00pm and cost $149. Register for just one, a couple, or all of them! Whatever suits your schedule.
WEEK ONE – JULY 11TH-14TH
Monday & Tuesday July 11/12 ACTING FROM THE GROUND UP Wednesday & Thursday July 13/14 AUDITIONING FROM EVERY ANGLE
WEEK TWO – JULY 18TH-21ST
Monday & Tuesday July 18/19 DEVELOP YOUR… Continue reading