Ensemble Workshop Productions

STC’s Ensemble Workshop productions are led by professional directors and actors and offer students the experience of participating in a fully-produced musical or play with sets, costumes, and lighting on either the STC Main Stage or the STC Pollock Stage. Students learn warm-up techniques, theatre etiquette, vocal projection, diction, singing, dancing, and acting, as well as collaboration skills as they work together to tell great stories.

Auditions take place in October and November for the Winter Musical. Auditions take place in February for the Spring Play.

Contact education@sactheatre.org or call 916-446-7501 ext. 116 for more information.
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Performances:

January 11th – 14, 2018

Appropriate for All Ages

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Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure book by Craig Sodaro. Music by Eric Rockwell, Lyrics by Joanne Bogart.….. –

In this whimsical tale, The Darling children love to hear of Peter Pan’s adventures during his visits through the open window of the nursery. One night, the Darling children join Peter on his adventures in Neverland and encounter the Lost Boys, Princess Tiger Lily, and the evil Captain Hook. This fantastical adaptation captures all the charm and magic of everyone’s favorite story of The Boy Who Never Grew Up.

Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure is performed by STC School of the Arts Young Professional Conservatory and Pre-Professional Ensemble students.

The Pre-Professional Ensemble program serves students ages 7 to 13 and culminates in a full-length production on STC’s stages. These workshops, taught by professional actors and directors, offer students the experience of a fully-produced musical with lighting, and costumes, as well as collaboration and performance skills as they work together to tell great stories.

From the Huffington Post: Kids & Musical Theater: The Off-Stage Impact

Contact education@sactheatre.org or call 916-446-7501 ext 116 with any questions.


Performances:
November 29th – December 10th, 2017

Appropriate for all ages

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ENROLLMENT FOR STUDENT ACTORS HERE

Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Directed by Ed Brazo

Based on Harold Gray’s Little Annie Orphan, this Tony Awarding winning musical follows eleven-year-old Annie as she leaves behind the Municipal Girls Orphanage to spend Christmas at the home billionaire Oliver Warbucks and adventures that includes New York City, meeting the President, and discovering the value of love and family.

Annie is performed by Sacramento State University’s Department of Theatre and STC School of the Arts’s students.

 

meet the creative team:

Michele Hillen-Noufer, Education & SCHOOL OF THE ARTS DIRECTOR

michelle_hillen-neuferMichele Hillen-Noufer, M.Ed., AEA, SAG is the Education Director for Sacramento Theatre Company (STC) and oversees the STC School of the Arts which includes the Young Professionals Conservatory, the Pre-Professional Ensemble, Professional Internship Program, Camp Programs and the School Partnership Program (which she created in 2011.) She is a member of Actors Equity Association as well as SAG/AFTRA. Michele has been working as a professional actor for 25 years doing theatre, film, and television across the country and internationally. She has directed, taught, and choreographed professional theatre, as well as theatre for young people. Michele has a passion for helping young people achieve their goals in the performing arts as well as providing Theatre Arts Education to schools through STC’s School Partnership Program and arts integration during the day. Michele is an arts integration specialist and keeps her skills current by teaching at STC, local elementary schools as well as providing workshops and professional development opportunities for conferences and in-services for Educators. She has been a member of the Sacramento State University’s, Academic Talent Search faculty since 2012.

 

Lisa Dillon, Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure Director

Lisa Dillon has been dancing, in some form or another, since she was 4. She trained in Sacramento, Lake Tahoe and Santa Barbara. She performed locally for many years in Best of Broadway and periodically in Music Circus, Garbeau’s Dinner Theater, Davis Musical Theater Company and others. She taught tap and jazz at Broadway Academy of Performing Arts and currently teaches dance/fitness fusion. Her passion is in Children’s Musical Theater where she has worked as Director, Choreographer, Technical Director and Producer. Lisa started working for STC in January 2017 with Schools Partnership and is overjoyed to continue to teach and grow with STC.

 

Miranda Lawson, Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure Co-Director

Miranda Lawson HeadshotMiranda Lawson is busy at STC School of the Arts, and recently was the Director of the Pre-Professional Ensemble spring play, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, as well as the Musical Director/Choreographer of the School Partnership Production of The Jungle Book. She was recently seen in The Pirates of Penzance and played the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella on STC’s Main Stage. Prior to that, she was seen in Nunsense at STC. She recently played Effie White in Dreamgirls at Broadway by the Bay, which earned her a Theatre Bay Area Award nomination.

 

Megan West, Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure Production Stage Manager

Megan West After graduating with a B.A. in Theatre from Harding University, Megan came to Sacramento for a stage management internship at B Street Theatre. Since then, Megan has worked backstage and as a stage manager for B Street and the YPC program at STC. Her most recent work includes YPC’s production of The Tempest and The Taming of the Shrew. Megan would like to send a special thanks to all the students at STC for making her job the best one out there!

 

 

 

Past Productions:

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2016):

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James and the Giant Peach (2016):

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The Story of the Velveteen Rabbit (2015):

The Velveteen Rabbit Photo by Barry Wisdom Photography

Pocahontas (2014):

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Wonderland (2013):
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A Year With Frog And Toad (2012):
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Seussical the Musical, Jr. (2011):
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Thumbelina (2010):
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School House Rock Live!, Jr. (2009):
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You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (2008):
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