Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Mesa Arts Center
6-9 pm in the Nesbitt Elliott Playhouse Theatre – Tickets $10 per person
Don’t miss out on some great entertainment at East Valley Children’s Theatre’s first annual Student Play Writing Festival on February 20, 2018 from 6-9 pm at the Mesa Arts Center, 1 East Main Street in downtown Mesa in the Nesbitt Elliott Playhouse Theatre. The evening will include staged readings of the judges selections of the best plays submitted to the festival. Following each play our judges will do a workshop style critique of the scripts. Awards, special prizes and of course refreshments will round out the evening. Come enjoy an evening of original theatre by aspiring playwrights. Tickets are $10 per person and are only available at the door the evening of the event.
Interested in back stage work, lighting and sound design? Then you are just what we need in East Valley Children’s Theatre’s Technical Theatre for Youth program, is open to junior high and high school students age 12-18. EVCT offers instruction in the technical aspects of theatre with hands on experience. Interested youth are given opportunities to work with the theatre professionals at East Valley Children’s Theatre. All performances and technical training are at the new Mesa Arts Center. Participants get training in the areas of lighting, sound, set design & building, stage crew positions, props, rigging & flying, make up and stage management. Professionals in each field will work with the young technicians mentoring and teaching them the ins and outs of Technical Theatre.
We are currently looking for Technical Theatre for Youth participants for our upcoming 2017-2018 season and our productions of “King Thrushbeard”, “Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus”, “Beauty and the Computer Geek” and “Peter Pan!”. In addition to working tech at the shows, classes are provided during the year in lighting, sound, make up, costumes and set work.
For further information, contact Karen Rolston, Artistic Director at EVCT, at 480-756-3828 or via e mail at Karen@evct.org.