The Apprentice Company

The Apprentice Company is designed for young artists ages 7-17 wanting to take their interest in theatre arts to the next level, beyond class explorations. The students are cast in productions and create their characters through improvisation, vocal and physical exercises. They learn about collaborative elements required of theatre artists, including collaboration with directors and respect for props, costumes, sets, and lighting.  The final aspect explored is that of the actor to audience - how to hold for laughter and how to include the audience response. The production/workshop culminates in performances for a paid audience.  Here at 6th Street Playhouse students receive a deep, enriching, comprehensive theatrical experience  while learning what an essential part theatre plays in our culture.

Teen Workshop

The Girl Who Fell Through a Hole in Her Sweater | #702 (Ages 13-17)

Instructor: Jessica Headington

In this witty adventure for young audiences by MacArthur `genius’ award winner Naomi Wallace, a young girl called Noil finds herself in a strange new place, and must accomplish three and a half magical tasks before she can return home. Noil is clever and resourceful, and with some assistance from a singing narrator and a talking roach, she emerges from the hole in her sweater in time for breakfast.

January 8–March 3
•Rehearsals:
Tuesdays 4:30PM to 6:30PM and Saturday’s 10AM to 1PM (8 Weeks) in Rehearsal Hall
•Tech week:
February 25-February 28, Monday through Thursday 4–6:30PM (Students need to be available for this week with no exceptions)

•Performances:
March 2 @ 11 AM, March 2 @ 2 PM, March 3 @ 2 PM

Tuition: $395

Kids Workshop

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales | #704 (Ages 8-12)

Instructor: Lillian Myers

“The Stinky Cheese Man...” is an award winning, Caldecott Honor book written by Jon Scieszka. Our theatrical adaptation will be a collection of twisted, humorous parodies of famous children’s stories and fairy tales such as Little Red Riding Hood, The Ugly Duckling and The Gingerbread Man”. In this exciting ‘devised word for word’ production, the student actors will work as an ensemble and bring the fairy tales to life using theatrical disciplines such as creative movement, vocal chorus, rap, dance, and will play multiple characters, as well as scenery! The Stinky Cheeseman is a funny, light, beloved production that will delight, empower and inspire young artists and audiences alike!

January 9–March 3
•Rehearsals:
Wednesdays and Fridays 4:30PM to 6:30PM (8 Weeks) in Rehearsal Hall
•Tech week:
February 25-February 28, Monday through Thursday 4–6:30PM (Students need to be available for this week with no exceptions)
•Performances:
March 2 @ 11 AM, March 2 @ 2 PM, March 3 @ 2 PM

Tuition: $395