EVCT Troupes

East Valley Children’s Theatre is especially proud of our many Community Outreach programs. Each year EVCT brings the magic of the stage and drama to thousands of children in the East Valley.

EXPRESS TROUPE

(ages 8-16)

Nicole Gibson Rice, Director

EVCT Express troupe is an acting troupe under the direction of Nicole Gibson-Rice.  The troupe is made up of youth age 8-16 who create a script based on a title of the performance then perform the show at a variety of venues in the East Valley.  Auditions are held in the fall and winter for the troupe.  Rehearsals are at the EVCT studio on Thursdays from 4:30-6:30 pm. To schedule a performance call the EVCT office at 480-756-3828.

Audition August 31

4:30 PM

Auditions will be held for EVCT Express, EVCT’s acting troupe at the EVCT Studio, 4501 East Main Street in Mesa.  Auditions will be at 4:30 pm and will consist of improvisation and creative play.  Auditions are open to all kids age 8-16.  Cost of the program is $195 for the fall session (September – Mid-December).  If you are planning on auditioning, please call the office at 480-756-3828 to let us know you will be attending the audition and download and bring with you the audition card.  Please feel free to call the office with any questions.

On the SPOT TEEN IMPROV (OTS)

On the Spot

Audition August 29

6:00 PM

Auditions will be held for EVCT On the SPOT, EVCT’s improv troupe at the EVCT Studio, 4501 East Main Street in Mesa. Auditions will be at 6 pm and will consist of playing theatre games and improv games.  Auditions are open to all kids age 12-18. Cost of the program is $195 for the fall session (September – Mid-December).  If you are planning on auditioning, please call the office at 480-756-3828 to let us know you will be attending the audition and download and bring with you the audition card.  Please feel free to call the office with any questions.

EVCT BRAVO

(ages 12-18)

Ariana Ziskin, Director

EVCT Bravo is a musical theatre troupe under the direction of Ariana Ziskin.  The troupe is made up of youth age 12-18 who rehearse and perform musical theatre songs and dance at a variety of venues in the East Valley.  Auditions are held in the fall and winter for the troupe.  Rehearsals are at the EVCT studio on Wednesdays from 5-7 pm. To schedule a performance call the EVCT office at 480-756-3828

Audition August 30

5:00 PM

Auditions will be held for EVCT Bravo, EVCT’s musical theatre troupe, on Wednesday August 30 at the EVCT Studio, 4501 East Main Street in Mesa.  The Troupe will again be under the direction of Ariana Ziskin. Auditions will be at 5 pm and will consist of singing and dancing (no advanced preparation is necessary).  Auditions are open to all kids age 12-18. Cost of the program is $195 for the fall session (September – Mid-December).  If you are planning on auditioning, please call the office at 480-756-3828 to let us know you will be attending the audition and download and bring with you the audition card.  Please feel free to call the office with any questions.

EVCT Literature Alive

EVCT's Literature Alive perofrmance of Puss in Boots

Interviews for Literature Alive

July 15 - September 1, 2017

Literature Alive is looking for home schoolers to be a part of our troupe.  This fall the troupe will be performing Beauty and the Beast, based on a children’s book that we take into the schools, where we read the book, act out the play have an interactive segment and then give each child a book of the play just performed.

Rehearsals run for three weeks twice a week for 2-3 hours, then the troupe performs in schools and libraries for a week.  This fall we will be rehearsing the last three weeks in October and then performing the first week in November.

Cost to be in the program is $125. Call the office at 480-756-3828 to set up your interview now.