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Drama

Drama


Age 8-18
(3 weeks) July 31 - Aug. 18
Mon. - Fri. 9am-3pm rehearsals - Performances 8/18 @ 7pm & 8/19 @ 2pm

New this summer!  Pied Piper Theatre presents an exciting 3 week intensive production of – ANNIE, Jr. at the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Gregory Theater.  New York City in the 1930’s sets the stage for a young Annie who has been left on the doorstep of an orphanage and is now seeking her parents.  Billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, and his secretary, Grace Fairchild, help in the search.  Directed by Kelly Glyptis and choreographed by Kimberly Geipel, rehearsals are scheduled Mondays-Fridays 7/31-8/18 from 9am-3pm.  Actors should plan to be available for all rehearsals and for performances on Friday, 8/18 at 7pm and Saturday, 8/19 at 2pm.  Depending on enrollment, some roles may be double cast.  Sign up today to be a part of this award-winning musical based on the Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie.  (Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin.  Presented on Broadway by Mike Nichols.  Originally produced by Irwin Meyer, Stephen R. Friedman, Lewis Allen, Alvin Nederlander Associates, Inc., the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Icarus Productions.  Based on “Little Orphan Annie”®.  By permission of The Tribune Content Agency, LLC.  Annie Jr is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com)


Ages 14 - Adult
July 31 - Aug. 9 (New Dates & Times)
Mon./Wed. 6-9pm  

Instructor:  David Johnson

The Actor’s Approach is designed for high school, undergraduate, and community theatre actors who are eager to continue their passion for acting into college or area theatre.  Delve into the fundamentals of the most relevant acting methods while integrating the actor’s full instrument – the body, voice and mind.  Hone your skills through theatre games, exploration and scene study to discover what acting techniques work best for you and how to make honest and organic choices in developing a role.


Ages 5-10
August 4, 2017
Fri. 6-8pm

Parents, come enjoy First Friday dining and shopping specials throughout Historic Manassas while your children dabble in the arts at the Candy Factory! On Friday evenings June 2nd, July 7th & August 4th our downtown district will become an open air festival of dining, music, shopping & more. Enroll your children in two-hours of art & theatre play at the Center, while you join the grown-up fun that awaits around every corner! Pre-registration required.

Course Fee includes $5.00 Supply Fee


Ages 13-Adult
(4 hours)  Aug. 5
Sat., 1-5pm  

Instructor: Dale Walsh

Starting with the basics of theatrical sound systems, this workshop at the Kellar Theater takes the participants through all of the skills and knowledge to be part of a sound team.  Topics will include: the parts of the sound chain (mics, mixers, amps, and speakers), how to mic the actors, building sound effects, and running a live show.


Ages 5-7
(1 week) Aug. 7-11
Mon.-Fri. 10am-12:30pm

Spider Man, Captain America, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and Xena Warrior Princess - let your child’s imagination run wild with this thrilling week long camp of heroes and heroines. Each day your child will embark into new and exciting adventures while developing skills in drama, music, and dance.  Campers will help create their favorite characters and costume pieces or invent their own. So unleash that superhero and have some fun.  Family and friends will join us for an awesome adventure on the last day.


Ages 13-Adult
(4 hours) Aug. 12
Sat., 1-5pm

Instructor: Dale Walsh

Starting with the basics of stage lighting systems, this workshop at the Kellar Theater takes the participants through all the skills and knowledge to be part of a lighting team.  Topics will include: how to identify and select instruments, read light plots and paperwork, set up and run a light board, hang and focus instruments, and create a variety of looks and cues.  Safety and professional standards are emphasized.  Bring a pair of work gloves and an adjustable crescent wrench.


Ready to laugh the night away!  Join us as Rooftop Productions presents a night of stand up comedy, improv and comedy skits. Limited seating, so get your tickets early.

Cash bar and refreshments available in the theatre lobby.

All tickets sales are final.  Please review the Ticket Policy for more details.


Ages 5-7
(1 week) Aug. 14-18
Mon.-Fri. 10am-12:30pm

Bring your imagination to the magic lands of Princes and Princesses, Kings, Queens, Knights, and Dragons.  Each day will feature different kingdoms and characters from Cinderella and Prince Charming; Jasmine and Aladdin; Kristoff, Anna & Elsa, and many more of your favorite movie characters.  Wear your own costume to camp each day or try on something from our costume closet, and learn the songs, dances, and tales of each magic kingdom.  We will make some of our own props and enjoy a visit from family and friends on the final day for a short celebration of our accomplishments.


Ages 8-14
(2 Hours) Aug. 29
Tue. 6-8pm

Get a head start on your next audition with this class on “need to know” basics.  What is expected?  How should you prepare?  Learn about building a resume, delivering a monologue, or singing a few bars from your favorite song.  Practice cold readings from the script to improve your self-confidence.  This class is a must for those who want to try out for their school musical or for next season at Pied Piper.


Ages 11-18
(2 Hours) Aug. 30
Wed. 6-8pm

Now that you know what to expect at auditions, take the next step and hone your auditioning skills.  This workshop is meant for the actor who has been to several auditions and wants to learn how to leave them remembering you at the next one.  Learn how to prepare for that all important resume and build your portfolio of skills for a winning combination of self-confidence and success!