Apr 30, 2015

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Last weekend for our Teens iN Theatre Performances!

Join us over at our Evergreen location to see our Teens iN bird imageTheatre performing their original production of TAKING FLIGHT, a musical revue containing songs that lend themselves to being in the air. Uplifting sometimes and poignant at others – this look at the many aspects of wings, escape, and things that fly, will soar through trips of reality and the imagination. We’re so proud of these talented teens!

PERFORMANCE DATES:

April 30th and May 1 at 7:00 pm
and May 2 at 2:00 pm

The Evergreen Theatre is at 1705 Poplar Avenue.

Tickets $10 Available at The Playhouse on the Square Box Office (901)726-4656

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Apr 8, 2015

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Tribes opens 4.10.15 at The Circuit Playhouse!

Tribes opens this friday at The Circuit Playhouse. This thought-provoking drama is the story of Billy, a young man born deaf into a hearing family. Billy’s family never learned sign-langauge, which leaves Billy feeling ostracized from his loud and boisterous family. At a Deaf Community event, Billy meets a young woman named Sylvia who introduces him to a new world of people and opportunities. Tribes runs from from April 10 – May 3 at the Circuit Playhouse. The Pay-What-You-Can performance is Thursday, April 16th. Tickets for the Pay-What-You-Can performance will go on sale at 10am on Thursday, April 9th and must be purchased at the box office (limit 4 per patron). Our PWYC performance will feature sign language interoperation provided by DeafConnect Mid-South.

To purchase tickets to Tribes call the box office at 901-726-4656 or click HERE.

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Mar 4, 2015

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Playhouse on the Square announces its 2015 – 2016 season

Playhouse on the Square is proud to announce its selections for the 2015 – 2016 season! The upcoming season will seeplayhouse logo multiple blockbuster musicals as well as numerous regional and world premiere productions! The Playhouse on the Square main stage will open with Billy Elliot the Musical, stage the return of Peter Pan for the holiday season, and present the regional premiere of the hit musical Memphis! For the rest of the Playhouse on the Square main stage season, click HERE. The Circuit Playhouse season will begin with the one man comedy Buyer and Cellar, as well as Carrie the Musical, and finish with the hit musical play Peter and the Starcatcher. For more information about The Circuit Playhouse season, click HERE.

Playhouse on the Square is also proud to announce the two winners of our 2014 NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting competition. Byhalia, MS by Evan Linder will receive its world premiere production in January of 2016, while Moonvine by Teri K. Feigelson will premiere in July of 2016. For a synopsis of our two new world premiere productions, click HERE.

Subscriptions for the 2015 – 2016 season will be available beginning May, 2015.

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Feb 21, 2015

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TEENS iN THEATRE Auditions!

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Do you have a Teen who is interested in theatre? Are you a Teen interested in theatre?! TEENS iN THEATRE (TNT) will be holding auditions Saturday, March 7th! This Spring TNT will perform TAKING FLIGHT, a musical revue containing songs that lend themselves to being in the air. Uplifting sometimes and poignant at others – this look at the many aspects of wings, escape, and things that fly, will soar through trips of reality and the imagination.

Auditions will be held at the Varnell Education Building, Saturday, March 7th from 2:30 – 4:30pm.

For more information on the TEENS iN THEATRE program click HERE or email TEENS iN THEATRE director Daniel Martin.

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Jan 27, 2015

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Summer Youth Theatre Conservatory Registration Now Open!

Playhouse on the Square’s Summer Youth Theatre Conservatory is open to any student interested in theatre regardless of experience. All of the courses are taught by professional artists. Self-esteem is of primary importance to our program. Theatre is the perfect environment for a child to find their voice. Session sizes are limited to allow for maximum individual attention and development.

A non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a space. Payment in full includes the amount of the deposit.

Tots@POTS (5-6 years of age)

A one week program with daily instructional core classes designed to develop children’s creativity through Acting, Music and Movement exercises in a controlled, focused setting. Students will also explore a popular piece of children’s literature through dramatization, dance, and song. Each session culminates in a short performance.

  • TOTS 1  – June 15 through June 19,  2015  –  Morning session (8:30 am – 12:00 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse  
  • TOTS 2  – June 15 through June 19 , 2015  –  Afternoon session (1:00 pm – 4:30 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
  • TOTS 3  – July 6 through July 10, 2015  –  Morning session (8:30 am – 12:00 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
  • TOTS 4  – July 6 through July 10, 2015  –  Afternoon session (1:00 pm – 4:30 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse

 

Junior Conservatory (7-11 years of age)

A two week program with daily instructional core classes in Theatre Dynamics, Voice, and Stage Movement. The program focuses on creative acting skills and reinforces the discipline of body, voice and imagination. Students will engage in activities including movement, improvisation, monologue and ensemble work. An introduction on the proper way to audition is an element of the classes. Additionally, the students create pieces which are presented in a performance on the last day of the session.After Care available 3pm-5pm for an additional fee.

  • JUNIOR 1 – June 1 through June 12, 2015 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) at The Circuit Playhouse
  • JUNIOR 2 – June 22  through July 3, 2015 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) at Playhouse on the Square
  • JUNIOR 3 – July 20 through July 31, 2015 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)at The Circuit Playhouse

 

Senior Conservatory (12-17 years of age)

A three week program with daily instructional core classes in Acting, Music, and Dance. Acting instruction includes a focus on both monologue and ensemble work. Music will give instruction in diction, breathing, sight-reading, and solo and group singing techniques. Dance instruction will introduce students to ballet, tap, jazz, and modern styles. Classes will provide the basic tools needed to feel confident in performing in public. One or more theatre specialty classes will also be taught. The session culminates in performance on the last day.

  • Senior Session – July 6 through July 24, 2015  (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) at Playhouse on the Square

 

For more information, please call (901) 728-5631 or email daniel@playhouseonthesquare.org

All pricing and times are on the form. All students MUST sign up for a full session, partial attendance is not allowed as each session builds up to it’s own final showcase on that final Friday of the session.
Please read the instructions carefully. You must have Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader to complete the form electronically.
You may also print the form and fax to (901) 272-2309
Or you can mail to : Attn Conservatory:  Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper Memphis, TN 38104
Forms will NOT be processed without payment or deposit which must be included on registration form.
Please do not ask to be called for payment arrangement as this slows the process and will take more time to enter in the system and placement could be lost.

 2015 Registration Form available here for download:

2015 Conservatory Registration

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