Arts Center of St. Charles

Sponsored by Self-Esteem for Life Foundation: A 501 C 3 Non-Profit Charitable Organization
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Nomad Theatre Company, sponsored by SELF, is a tuition-based educational program.  Appearing around the Fox Valley Area, we produce a wide variety of projects all aimed at building self-esteem and leadership among youth grades 2nd through college.  Cast members "create not imitate" by collaborating with the director to develop a unique show based on everyone's participation and imagination. Everyone plays a part, and no one is ever 'just ensemble.'


AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:  Click here



"DOGFIGHT"


Summer 2016

High School/College 


Black Box Musical

EDDIE BIRDLACE: Adam Huckeby/Cody Rogers

ROSE FENNY: Cristelle Escalante/Ivy Flessen

BERNSTEIN: Kyle Krisch 

BOLAND: Alex Kuphal/Nicholas Sole

MARCY: Kailey Nelson/Madison Rae

MAMA/DANCE CAPTAIN: Amy Al-Salita 

RUTH TWO BEARS: Faith Newburg 

SUZETTE: Camryn Pillay 

LOUNGER SINGER: Gwen Schaefer 

FECTOR/DRAG QUEEN: Zack Preswisch 

BIG TONY: Zack Preswisch 

CHIPPY: Amy Al-Salita 

DINER PATRON: Gwen Schaefer 

GIBBS: Cody Rogers/Adam Huckeby

HIPPIES: All girls 

LIBRARIAN: Faith Newburg 

PEGGY: Madison Rae/Kailey Nelson

PETE: Gwen Schaefer 

SERGEANT: Zack Preswisch 

STEVEN'S PARTY DATE: Cody Rogers/Adam Huckeby

STEVENS: Nicholas Sole/Alex Kuphal

WAITER: Amy Al-Salita 


Performances:
August 4-August 7

2 hours 10 minute run-time


Click here for rehearsal schedule


Director: Tracy Whiteside

Co-Director:  Emily Brown
Music Director:  Adam Huckeby

Choreography:  Amy Swanson and Madison Rae
Stage Manager:  Chris Wegner



SUMMER 2016

KIDS BLACK BOX

MUSICAL

"HAIRSPRAY, JR."

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PERFORMANCES: August 11-August 14

70 minute run-time


Director: Tracy Whiteside
Music Director: Adam Huckeby

Asst. Director: Olivia Schauer

Stage Manager:  Chris Wegner
Assistant Stage Manager:  Faith Bartkowiak
Choreographers: Grace Courter, Katie Das, Malea Kinnison
Directing Intern:  Faith Newberg




Fall 2016




3 Casts
-Grades 2-4
-Grades 5-8
-Grades 9-College


AUDITIONS:
Saturday, August 27 from 3:00-5:00
Sunday, August 28 from 3:00-5:00
Monday, August 29 from 5:00-7:00

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:  Click here


Email info@artscenterstc.org for an audition appointment
If unable to attend, we will try to find an alternate time.  We also accept video auditions


PERFORMANCES: 
October 22-23, 2016


Director: Tracy Whiteside


Tuition:  $225 ($5.60/hour)



Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Kids Spring 2017


More info to come...





PROGRAM INFORMATION

These are tuition-based educational programs.  Tuition is $225. Cast members supply their own costumes, makeup, and props.  There are no scholarships available at this time. Parents or cast members are asked to volunteer in some capacity such as coordinating costumes or props. The time commitment is small, and many hands make light work!


All programs meet the Illinois State Board of Education Teaching Standards for Drama/Theater Arts.


TUITION PAYS FOR:

-Rehearsal space

-Music Director

-Scripts

-Music CDs

-Licensing of performance material

-Insurance

-Lighting and sound technicians


BLACK BOX THEATRE is performed on a very simple stage with minimal set pieces. This allows the actors to be the focus of the show, and offers more flexibility and staging options.


NOMAD’S KIDS productions are popular G-rated musicals or plays. This gives children grades 2-8 a chance to play the lead roles that usually go to teens in youth productions. 


NOMAD’S HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE productions are typically more edgy shows, usually with adult themes. They are often PG-13 or R-rated for language and mature content.