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 Professional TrainiNg   Productions 

Join us for the ultimate performance experience. Our Professional Training shows are directed and produced by our main stage professional creative teams. Get quality professional TSP training while rehearsing for a full production with a weekend of performances.

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Charlotte’s Web 

By E.B.White

adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette

 

Calling all 2nd-5th grader actors! Join us for the stage adaptation of what The Children's Literature Association named this "the best American children's book of the past two hundred years." 

 

All the enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.” Determined to save Wilbur, Charlotte begins her campaign with the "miracle" of her web in which she writes, "Some pig." It's the beginning of a victorious campaign which ultimately ends with the now-safe Wilbur doing what is most important to Charlotte. This is a beautiful, knowing play about friendship that will give our actors and audiences a journey of enchantment. 

 

Rehearsals on Tuesdays 4:30-6pm (*Some actors may be called until 6:30pm at times)

Cost: $140 per month for 4 months of rehearsals.

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Newsies Jr 

By Alan Menken, Harvey Fierstein and Jack Feldman

Casting 6th-9th graders (*some 5th graders with dance experience may be considered) for the hit Broadway musical, based on the 1992 film. Inspired by the rousing true story of newsboys in turn-of-the-century New York City, Newsies JR. features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein.

When powerful newspaper publishers raise prices at the newsboys' expense, the charismatic Jack Kelly rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions. Together, the newsies learn that they are stronger united and create a movement to fight for what's right.

Rehearsals on Mondays 4:30-6:30pm and Saturday mornings 10am-12pm

Cost: $200 per month for 4 months

 

*Once you are registered you will be be given a link to sign up for an audition time-slot on our Audition Manager on Monday, January 9th.

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PUFFS By Matt Cox

Teens/College Age

“‘Hufflepuffs’ finally get their moment in hilarious Potter play, ‘PUFFS’!” —Mashable

For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

The New York Times proclaims PUFFS, “A FAST-PACED ROMP through the ‘Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.’ For POTTERphiliacs who grew up alongside Potter and are eager to revisit that world, ‘PUFFS’ exudes a jovial, winking fondness for all things Harry!”

Rehearsals Start Feb 27th on Mondays: 6:30-9pm, Selected Wednesdays: 6:00-9:00pm and Saturdays 1-4pm.

Cost: Two payments of $300 

(*This show is eligible for a full barter through our Internship program) 

Performance Weekend: May 11-14th

 

*Once you register please follow the link to grab an audition slot for Monday January 30th.

*Email Puffs@theatresouthplayhouse.org if you can not attend on the 30th.

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TEEN INTERN PROGRAM 2023

Announcing our 2023 TEEN INTERN program! This semester we are changing it up!

TSP is looking for our next group of Winter Teen and College Interns for our 2023 season.

Learn from working hands on with our professional creatives teams and guest artists. The internship will end with a fully produced production featuring our hard working interns! (shows being discussed are Puffs, Carrie and Bubble Boy)

We are looking for interns for:

The Prom:

Looking for crew interns (Ages 15 and up) may also have the opportunity to appear on-stage in our professional production (some interns may play Godspell cast members and teens at the Prom.) Work hands on with our professional creative team!

Charlotte's Web:

Need crew interns who love kids for Tuesdays 4-7pm and tech week in May.

Newsies Jr:

Need crew interns (ages 15 and up)who can dance or move well and love working with younger teens on Mondays 4-7pm and Saturdays 9:45-12:30pm and tech week late April.

Please email to get set up at:
hillary@theatresouthplayhouse.org

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