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Spring After School Theater Classes @ Chatham Players
After School Spring
THEATRE CLASSES Start Next Week—Space is still available!
Players is offering an eight-week session of after school theatre classes
from April 6th to June 8th.
All classes will be held at Chatham Community Players,
located at 23 Passaic Avenue, Chatham, NJ, and
will be taught by Dr. Susan Speidel, theatre arts educator and
Education Coordinator for Chatham Players.
are open to students with all levels of experience, regardless of
whether or not they have had previous theatre or acting training.
for the inaugural season of the CHATHAM COMMUNITY PLAYERS SUMMER YOUTH
THEATREwill be held on April 9, 2022, from 10 am to
3 pm, at Chatham Playhouse, 23 Passaic Avenue, Chatham,
NJ. Students between the ages of 10 and 22 are
invited to audition.
addition to Chatham Player’s growing educational initiatives, the
SUMMER YOUTH THEATRE offers young performers the opportunity to gain
performance and inter-personal skills as they work with their peers
in workshops, rehearsals, and performance.
7-week SUMMER YOUTH THEATRE will culminate with a fully produced
musical, THE PIRATES
OF PENZANCE, JR.,
presented on stage at Chatham Playhouse on August 12th and
13th. A cast breakdown is available on our website.
SUMMER YOUTH THEATRE will take place from June 27th through August
13th with workshops and rehearsals held on Monday, Wednesday, and
Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. (No
session on July 4th, added Tuesday night technical rehearsal on
August 9th.) Sessions will be held at Chatham Playhouse or a nearby
and equally convenient location.
and includes all workshop fees and two complimentary tickets to the
final production. Sibling discount available.
wishing to audition should email ChathamPlayersEducation@gmail.com
and state their preference of a morning or afternoon time slot.
An audition time will be assigned and confirmed by return
between the ages of 10 and 22 should prepare a Broadway style song
and bring sheet music in the appropriate key. An accompanist
will be provided, but students may also choose to sing to a
track. If a track is preferred, students must also bring a
device to play it.
Annie's husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris
resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting
room. They manage to persuade four fellow Women's Institute members
to pose nude with them for an "alternative" calendar, with
a little help from hospital porter and amateur photographer Lawrence.
The news of the women's charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and
hordes of press soon descend on the small village of Knapeley in the
Yorkshire Dales. The calendar is a success, but Chris and Annie's
friendship is put to the test under the strain of their newfound
on the true story of eleven WI members who posed nude for a calendar
to raise money for the Leukaemia Research Fund, Calendar Girls opened
at the Chichester Festival Theatre and has since become the
fastest-selling play in British theatre history.
“It makes you laugh, it
makes you cry, and it leaves you feeling better about life than you
did when you entered the theatre.” - The Telegraph
Bringing Theater to Chatham and surrounding towns for
Please Consider a Tax
amount, no matter how small, is greatly appreciated. Please donate
with PayPal, a credit card, or simply send your check to "The Chatham Community
Players, Inc.," PO Box 234, Chatham, NJ
07928-0234. For more information, please visit theDonate page on our website.
Chatham Community Players is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the
extent allowed by law.
The Chatham Players is a not-for-profit,
volunteer driven organization. Our trustees, council, actors,
designers, technicians, and others all contribute their time and
energy to help produce valuable and exceptional theater for the
community. The Chatham Playersoffers a great
environment to meet artistic people, practice your craft, and help
create some of the most exceptional community theater in New Jersey!