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YPW Summer Festival of Shows and Fall Interviews
Posted on August 8, 2012 at 12:48 pm
Musicals galore fill the schedule of the annual Summer Festival of Shows from Aug. 10-19 at the Centenary Young Performers Workshop with a cast of talented young thespians from Morris, Warren, Hunterdon and Sussex counties. The workshop has been hailed as a “state treasure” by Peter Filichia of the Star Ledger.
The festival will feature the musicals “Over The Moon” by fiction writer Jodi Picoult, Jake Van Leer and Ellen Wilber; “They’re Playing Our Song;” Bob Fosse’s “Pippin;” “The Roundabout Inn;” and “The One Acts Playhouse.” Performances will be held on the campus of Centenary College at 400 Jefferson St., Hackettstown. The workshop is led and directed by Broadway, film and television veteran, Michael Blevins.
Tickets to the Summer Festival of Shows are $10 for adults and $8 for children under 12. Tickets may be purchased online at centenarystageco.org or by calling the CSC Box Office at 908-979-0900.
CENTENARY STAGE COMPANY HOLDING INTERVIEWS FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS WORKSHOP FALL SESSION
CONTACT: Pat Lanciano 908-979-0900 x4
Celebrating over 20 years of acclaimed theatre training for young thespians, the Centenary Stage Company will be holding YPW Fall Session interviews on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19 at 10:00AM in the Centenary Little Theatre Lobby, 400 Jefferson Street, Hackettstown, NJ. Led by theatre, TV and film veteran Michael Blevins, the fall session will run on Saturdays from September 8 to December 16 culminating in a two-week Festival of Shows from December 7-December 16.
While no prior experience is required to participate in the program, all new applicants must complete an interview session with program director, Michael Blevins, prior to acceptance into the program. Appointments for interviews may be made by contacting the CSC Administrative Offices at (908) 979-0900. The cost of the 15-week Fall YPW Session is $395. A full description of the Centenary YPW program may be viewed online at www.centenarystageco.org.
The YPW is the educational arm of the professional Centenary Stage Company, a professional Equity theatre in residence on the campus of Centenary College. Programs at CSC are made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, and CSC members and sponsors.
Director Jim Sheldon • Phone: (908) 850-5004 • Email: email@example.com