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Summer 2018 Theatre Programs

This year you have the option to pay online for all RIYT summer programs – whether in full or with a $200 deposit.  Paper-based mail is still available (check or money order) for those who prefer that method. Unfortunately, we cannot accept credit cards by mail or in person at this time, so please use our online payments options if you prefer to pay by credit card or through PayPal.

If you choose to pay registration fees online, using  the buttons below, send email to and include the following information:

  • Parent name(s) and the name on the PayPal account that you used for the transaction (if different)

  • The student’s name, age, and street address

  • A parent/guardian email and phone number

  • T-shirt Size: Youth Small, Medium, or Large OR Adult Small, Medium, Large, or Extra Large

Three Great Summer Programs! Space Still Available in Shrek.

Mary Poppins & The Little Mermaid programs are FULL, but you can add your name to our waitlist by emailing
We have an exciting summer camp program planned this year!  All camp programs will conclude with 2-3 performances—some with full orchestras—complete with the phenomenal costumes and scenery that are the hallmarks of RIYT productions.

Register by Mail: Click to access paper-based registration forms (with complete program info):

Registration fee for 1st child: $450. Second child: $250. Third child: $100.  Individual or family deposit is $200, with the full balance due on the first day of auditions and/or practices. Please note that  convenience fees will be added to online registrations ($10.25/ $5.80 / $2.50/ $4.70).

Or Register Online

Shrek Jr.

Location: RI Center for the Performing Arts (Park Theater), Cranston, RI
Rehearsals: 9 am to 3 pm weekdays August 6 through August 16. Early drop off at 8:30 am. Also 8:30 to 2 pm August 17.  See info sheet for details.
Shows: August 17, 10 am. August 17 & 18, 7 pm

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Mary Poppins Jr. — Ages 7 to 15 

This program is full. You can add your name to our waitlist by sending email to

Location: The Prout School, 4640 Tower Hill Rd., Wakefield, RI
Rehearsals: 9 am to 3 pm weekdays July 9 thru July 20. Early drop off at 8:30 am. See info sheet for more details.
Shows: July 20 and 21, 7 PM

The Little Mermaid — Ages 7 to 18 — With Full Orchestra

This program is full.  You can add your name to our waitlist by sending email to

Location: RI Center for the Performing Arts (Park Theater), Cranston, RI
Casting: Saturday, July 14.  Trinity Church, Cranston. See info sheet for more details.
Lead Rehearsals: July 16-19, 6 – 9 pm, Trinity Church
All-Cast Rehearsals: 9 am to 3 pm weekdays July 23 through August 2. Early drop off at 8:30 am. 8:30 to 2 pm August 3.
Shows: August 3, 10 am. August 3 & 4 , 7 pm

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Mary Poppins & Little Mermaid Programs are Full. Waitlists Available.

We have an exciting summer season planned for 2018.  Mary Poppins and The Little Mermaid are full, but you can be added to our waitlist by sending email to Visit our registration page for info sheets, paper registration forms, and online registration:

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30 Years of Award-Winning Educational Theatre Programs

Rhode Island Youth Theatre has grown into the largest youth theatre program in RI, producing a summer musical series, after-school programs, original plays for educational venues, and an apprenticeship program for students interested in theatre-based careers. Over the past 30 years, we have produced more than 200 shows, featuring more than 12,000 students. For more information about RIYT, click …

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