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YOUTH ACTING WORKSHOPS

We have taken a small break this part of the year due to our team’s capacity to make live theater happen safely this summer. We plan to have a full semester this fall and continuing our live youth productions (even adding more performance opportunities for students).

Gloucester Stage Youth Workshops are professional training programs designed to provide young people with an outlet to nurture their creative potential through developing self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills to use in their daily life as well as introducing them to the skills necessary for professional theater. The Young Playwrights Workshop cultivates a passion for storytelling and gives students the opportunity to write and refine scripts through a multi-draft process.

YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL 

2020 Online Showcase

Although we weren’t able to have students in the theatre this summer, our playwrights rose to the challenge and produced seven funny, suspenseful and truly epic shows as apart of our virtual Young Playwrights festival.

Gloucester Stage Youth Workshops are professional training programs designed to provide young people with an outlet to nurture their creative potential through developing self-confidence, communication and teamwork skills to use in their daily life as well as introducing them to the skills necessary for professional theater. The Young Playwrights Workshop cultivates a passion for storytelling and gives students the opportunity to write and refine scripts through a multi-draft process.

2020 VIRTUAL FESTIVAL

Written during the 2020 Young Playwrights Workshop led by Deirdre Girard

Although we weren’t able to have students in the theatre this summer, we embraced online learning and produced seven shows as apart of our Young Playwrights festival. These plays were a product of our Young Playwrights Workshop, written by students ages 9 – 18, and performed by the Fall youth acting classes. 

Allegiance by Morgan R. | Rated PG 13
Choosing to Talk by James W | Rated PG 13
Stuck in Space by Scarlet L. | Rated PG
7 Minutes by Naia G. | Rated PG
Cats Got Talent by Nathan G. | Rated PG
Death By… by Jackson A. | Rated PG
The Unbelievable by C.M. | Rated PG 13