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NHTP 2017-18 YOUTH REPERTORY COMPANIES
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New Hampshire Theatre Project’s Youth Repertory Company is seeking actors ages 10-14 to perform in Wonder Tales, a story theatre production directed by Meghann Beauchamp at West End Studio Theatre. Rehearsals for Wonder Tales are Mondays & Wednesdays, 5-7 pm, April 30-May 24, with final performances on May 25-27. For more information, or to arrange an audition/interview, call NHTP at 603-431-6644 ext. 4 or email artistic director Genevieve Aichele.
The NHTP Youth Repertory Company was created in 1999 and is now entering its 20th season. Alumni stress that the program taught them to be leaders, strong communicators and creative thinkers, crediting NHTP with their success in both college and professional careers. Alumna Hannah Feintuch, now working with Teach for America, says: NHTP taught me a love of the arts, to read and think critically, responsibility, and what it feels like to create something alongside others. NHTP prepared me to perform on my new stage for my 35 deserving audience members. Youth Rep Company members who enroll for two or more years will have completed all K-12 curriculum requirements for drama in the national education standards. Many students work with their high school Extended Learning Opportunities programs to receive academic credit for participation. Check out our Youth Rep Co Alumni Blogspot and our 2017 Graduating Seniors!
Participation in the NHTP Youth Repertory Company is by interview and/or audition. We seek students for whom personal growth and learning about the fundamentals of theatre are a priority. All NHTP programs emphasize the ensemble aspect as well as the process of theatre, and technique rather than "spectacle." There are no "stars" and every team member is equally important to the collaboration. Attendance at all workshops, master classes, rehearsals and performances is mandatory. Although some conflicts can be accommodated with advance notice, the Youth Repertory Company is a commitment that requires priority.
Tuition is expected in full at the beginning of each trimester; however, payment plans may be arranged in advance. Thanks to a generous endowment from the Cherylanne Williams Scholarship Fund at the NH Charitable Foundation and SIS Bank, some scholarship opportunities are available each year to both the Junior & Senior Companies. Work internships are available to Senior Company members. Scholarship awards and internships are based on both merit and financial need. Contact NHTP for more information or Application for Financial Aid.
The fall semester is a Technique Intensive and all Youth Repertory Company members present a showcase of scenes and monologues. The 2017 performances will take place on December 1-3, 2017, and are open to the public as well as family and friends. For other production dates, please see individual company descriptions below.
Created in 1999, the NHTP Senior Youth Repertory Company is designed for passionate, gifted students who want to experience a professional theatrical community in a conservatory-style program.
New in 2017, the Youth Repertory Company Tech Troupe will explore all aspects of stagecraft and theatre design.
The Playwright's Lab offers young writers the opportunity to tackle the craft of writing for theatre in a supporting and challenging environment.
The Junior Repertory Company is designed for disciplined students with some acting experience and training who wish to continue their theatre education. The Junior Company emphasizes ensemble-building...