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Ages 10-15, Limited to 18 participants
Fee: $400 per trimester
Fall Trimester is required for participation in Winter production. Other trimesters may be taken separately.
The Junior Repertory Company, under the direction of Meghann Beauchamp, is designed for disciplined students with some acting experience and training who wish to continue their theatre education. The Junior Company emphasizes ensemble-building and acting skills and is a prerequisite to those interested in joining the Senior Company.
FALL TRIMESTER (September 27 to December 2, 2017) - This trimester focuses on acting techniques, voice, and movement training, while working on monologues and scene studies. The Company meets on Wednesdays, 5-6:45 pm. The trimester ends with a Scene Study performance on December 1-2. Tech rehearsals November 28-30.
WINTER TRIMESTER (January 3 to April 15, 2018) - Company rehearses and presents a professionally produced performance of material based on classic literature, history or philosophical themes. The 2018 production will be Hitched to Everything by Jes Marbacher, a whirlwind tour through the history of environmental activism. Rehearsals on Wednesdays, 5-6:45 pm and, beginning March 22, Thursdays 5-6:45 pm. Final performances on April 13-15; tech rehearsals April 9-12.
SPRING TRIMESTER (April 23 to May 27, 2018) - Open to both Junior and Senior members, with a final performance of a story theatre style production geared for younger audiences. Rehearsals on Mondays 4-7 pm and Wednesdays 5-8 pm. Final performances on May 25-27; tech rehearsals May 21-24.
Junior Repertory Company Past Productions
Past performances include The Jungle Book adapted from Kipling by R. Rex Stephenson, Well-Behaved Women by Jes Marbacher, Galileo’s Pendulum and The Sheriff of Nottingham, original adaptations by Michael Megliola; The Detention Club, an original adaptation by the Company & Meghann Beauchamp; Forest Secretsadapted by Genevieve Aichele from the book by Tracy Kane & Kelly Sanders; Anansi Stories by Genevieve Aichele & CJ Lewis; Buckets of Butterflies, a collection of stories adapted by Meghann Beauchamp & Genevieve Aichele; Revenge of the Space Pandas by David Mamet; Macbeth’s Children by Michael Bettencourt; Shakespeare’sA Midsummer Night’s Dream; Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations by Alan Ayckbourn; C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe; Our Town by Thornton Wilder; King Arthur’s Court and Challenging Athena: A Tapestry of Greek Myths, both by Genevieve Aichele.