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April & Summer Programs 2015

April 2015 Vacation Week Program, 4/20 to 4/24

Unfortunately our April Jungle Book program is now full. Scroll down to learn more about our April Teen Program and our Summer 2015 programs!

Teen Young PlayRIYTs April Vacation Week Program — No Fee

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce St., East Greenwich

April vacation week program for outstanding teen singer/performers interested in doing a staged reading of a new musical under the direction of two NY based directors who have worked on Broadway and/or National Tours:  Christine O’Grady (www.christineogrady.com) and Lilli Wosk (www.lilliwoskmusic.com).

This unique April vacation week theatre program will bring together 20 outstanding teens to do a staged reading of a new musical in development, The Outcast of Sherwood Forest, a prequel to the Robin Hood saga.  There are great parts for males and females.  There is no fee, but participants need to be available for the whole week.

Location of staged readings:  St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce St., East Greenwich

There are 7 more openings for teens to participate in the April vacation week staged reading of a new musical, The Outcast of Sherwood Forest (Concept and script by Mitchell Cardone).  RIYT teens contributing to the music and lyrics: Brian Roque, Ethan Miller, Harry Valentine, Brooke Fennell, Lauryn DeCrescenzo, and Rebecca Scheff.

Help bring the characters to life and learn the new songs,enabling the writing team to see how the show is progressing before making revisions.  Present the first staged readings to an audience.

Schedule:  April 20-23: Rehearse 9-3  (Early drop off 8:30 am)

April 24: Rehearsal 12:30-2:30, BREAK 2:30-3:30, Rehearse 3:30-6:30 in auditorium, On BOOK Staged Reading at 7:00 for audience

April 25th: Rehearsal TBA:  Hold 5 pm for reading of revised script and another staged reading at 7:00

Email ann@RIYT.org if interested; include your performance resume.

Disney The Jungle Book Kids

Rehearsals:9 am to 3 pm, April 20-24. Early drop off 8:30 am: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Auditorium, 99 Peirce St. East Greenwich, RI 02818 ( The stone church across from the town library)
Casting: Will take place on April 20, the first day of the program. All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.
Performances: 10 and 11:30 am Saturday, April 25 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Auditorium
Tickets: $5.00. Reservations required.Camp Fee: $250. Scholarships and sibling discounts available.To learn more about Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids, visit http://www.broadwayjr.com/store/showkitproduct.asp?Director/Choreographers: Rebecca MalachowskiMusic Director: Nancy Hillner
Camp Manager: Ann O’Grady

Summer 2015 Programs

South County program: TBA

For students 7 to 16 years old.    Fee:  $360

Rehearsals: 9 am to 3 pm, weekdays July 6-17. Early drop off 8:30 am: Location and Program TBA

Casting: Will take place on July 6, the first day of the program. All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.

Performances: 7:00 pm Friday, July 17th and 7:00 pm Saturday, July 18th

Tickets: TBD

Camp Fee: $360. Scholarships and sibling discounts available.

REGISTRATION FORM AVAILABLE SOON


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West Bay July Program: Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.

For ages 12 to 16.   Fee:  $360

Rehearsals: 9 am to 3 pm, weekdays July 20-29. Early drop off 8:30 am: Danceology, 400 Warwick Avenue, Warwick

Casting: Will take place on July 20, the first day of the program. All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.

Performances: 10 am and 7:00 pm Friday, July 31st and 7:00 pm Saturday, August 1st: Scottish Rite Auditorium, 2115 Broad St. Cranston, RI (in Pawtucket Village next to Rhodes on the Pawtuxet)

Tickets: TBD

Camp Fee: $360. Scholarships and sibling discounts available.

To learn more about Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr., visit http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000307

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West Bay August Program: Seussical Jr. 

For ages 6 to 15.    Fee:  $360

Regular Rehearsals: 9 am to 3 pm, weekdays August 3-12. Early drop off 8:30 am: Trinity Episcopal Church, 139 Ocean Avenue, Cranston.

Casting: Will take place on August 3, the first day of the program. All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.

Dress Rehearsals:  9 am – 3 pm, Aug. 13 and 14, Scottish Rite Auditorium, 2115 Broad St., Cranston (in Pawtucket Village next to Rhodes on the Pawtuxet)

Performances: 10 am and 7:00 pm Friday, August 14th and 7:00 pm Saturday, August 15th: Scottish Rite Auditorium, 2115 Broad St. Cranston, RI

Tickets: TBD

Camp Fee: $360. Scholarships and sibling discounts available.

To learn more about Seussical Jr., visit http://www.mtishows.com/show_detail.asp?showid=000296

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Teen Program:The Outcast of Sherwood Forest

Concept and script by Mitchell Cardone

For ages 14-18.  Fee:$360.

Workshop Production of a New Musical,  developed through RIYT Young PlayRIYT’s program:

Directed by Christine O’Grady

Additional information TBA

Regular Rehearsals: 9 am to 3 pm, weekday evenings by scene, August 3-20. Location TBD.

Casting: Will take place on August 3, the first day of the program. All registered students will be cast in scenes throughout the show.

Performances: 7:00 pm Friday, August 21st and 7:00 pm Saturday, August 22nd: Scottish Rite Auditorium, 2115 Broad St. Cranston, RI

Tickets: TBD

Camp Fee: $360. Scholarships and sibling discounts available.

REGISTRATION FORM AVAILABLE SOON

For   more information, contact:
 
Ann O’Grady, Ph. D.
Rhode Island Youth Theatre (formerly Fantasy Works)
www.RIYT.org
401-447-0458
ann@RIYT.org
 

 

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RIYT has 7 more openings for teens to participate in the April vacation week staged reading of a new musical, The Outcast of Sherwood Forest.  Contact RIYT Director Ann O’Grady at ann@RIYT.org if interested; include your performance resume. Help bring the characters to life and learn the new songs so the writing team can see how the show is progressing– before making revisions. April 20-25. …

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