Next Actors: Summer Theatre for Teens
Every summer Next Act sponsors a six-week playwriting and performance program free-of-charge to a select group of Milwaukee area teenagers of diverse cultural, ethnic, racial and economic backgrounds. With the guidance of professional teaching artists, students will create their very own original theatre piece, rehearse it and then tour the finished production.
This year Next Actors will be offered from June 20 through July 27, 2013. The first three weeks consist of improvisation exercises, brainstorming sessions, idea development, movement and music workshops. Weeks four and five are spent writing and rehearsing, and during week six, Next Actors will tour their production to area schools, senior centers and community organizations, culminating with a final benefit performance on Saturday, July 27, 2013.
Auditions are open to all Milwaukee area high school students (freshmen in fall 2013 to graduating seniors). Auditions are scheduled, by appointment, May 18 and 19, at Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. To sign up for an audition slot call Next Act Theatre at 414-278-7780 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Join us for the culmination of all our Next Actors hard work. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. To order tickets or for more information please call 414-278-0765.
Free Touring Performances
The Next Actors Summer Teen Theatre Program tours the final production to various locations in and around Milwaukee. If your organization is interested in hosting the Next Actors next year, please contact Rebecca Moder at 414-278-7780.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | Kelly Senior Center
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | Washington Park Senior Center
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | St. Rose Residence
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | First Stage Academy (private performance)
Friday, July 26, 2013 | McGovern Park
Friday, July 26, 2013 | Clinton & Bernice Rose Center