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2017 Summer Theatre Programs

The-Lion-KingJr174x150Lion King Jr.: For Ages 7 to 15

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All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.

Fee: $425.  Scholarships and sibling discounts are available.
Dates: July 10 through July 22, 2017

Wizard of OzThe Wizard of Oz: For Ages 7 to 18

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All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.
Fee: $425.  Scholarships and sibling discounts are available.
Dates: July 31 through August 12, 2017

JamesGiantPeachlogo150x150James and the Giant Peach Jr: For Ages 7 to 15

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All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.
Fee: $400.  Scholarships and sibling discounts are available.
Dates: August 15 through August 26, 2017

AnythingGoesShipCrop161x150Teen Company Show: Anything Goes, for Ages 13-19

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Guy Bolton, P. G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay, and Russel Crouse

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Registration is limited to 40 participants.  All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.
Fee: $200, due with registration form; plus a commitment to raise an additional $200 through sponsors and ads.
Dates: July 6 through July 29, 2017
Full show to be performed with an orchestra 7 pm July 28 and 29 at the RI Center for the Performing Arts (Park Theatre), 848 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI  02910.
CASTING:  6 to 9 pm Thursday July 6 and Friday July 7 (attend both days) at Trinity Episcopal Church, 139 Ocean Ave., Cranston, RI (In Pawtuxet Village). For casting days, please remember to:
  • Bring a head shot or photo, a resume, and a list of schedule conflicts.
  • Prepare 16 bars of a standard musical theatre song of the period. Do not choose a song from the show.
  • Furnish sheet music for your musical selection. A pianist will be provided.
  • Arrive dressed to move. Bring dance shoes (and tap shoes, if you have them)
REHEARSALS (Students will receive individualized rehearsal schedules.): 
  • Weeknights 6 to 9 pm July 10-21 at Trinity Church
  • Hold Sat., July 22 daytime for rehearsal if needed
  • 10 am to 3 pm: Monday, July 24th   
 DRESS/TECH rehearsals at the Park Theatre:
  • 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday, July 25 through Thursday July 27
  • 10 am to 2 pm Friday, July 28

 SHOWS:  7 pm Fri. July 28 and Sat. July 29;  Tickets: $15 in advance; $18 at the door or online.

PROFESSIONAL STAFF (Link to Bios Here):  

  • Director/Choreographer:  Patrick McCrossan
  • Music Director:  Nancy Hillner                       
  • Camp Manager:  Ann O’Grady                         
  • Performance Coach:  Sara Schatz Kott
  •  Assistant Director:  Ethan Miller                                        
  • Stage Manager:  Liz Paoella

Save the Date: 30th Anniversary Kick-Off Cabaret, June 28th

Details will be announced soon!

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Have a question about our mission and programs? Contact:

Ann O’Grady, Ph. D.
Executive Director
Rhode Island Youth Theatre (formerly Fantasy Works)
www.RIYT.org
401-447-0458
ann@RIYT.org

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