Thalian Association Youth Theatre Program

In 1979 Thalian Association Community Theatre established the Youth Theatre program dedicated to the enrichment of arts education for our community’s youth.

What we offer:

• Five fully realized productions annually with auditions open to performers ages 7 through 18 or high school seniors

• Productions aligned with the N.C. Essential Standards in Theater Arts & N.C. Common Core

• Teacher Resources for Productions and Free Preview Night Tickets for Educators

• Academy classes and workshops aligned with the National Standards for Arts Education.

• Opportunities for children and young people, to learn from professional artists & technicians who are leaders in their fields, onstage & behind the curtain

• Academy Scholarships

• Parents Organization

• Community Outreach Classes

• Collaboration with other non-profit organizations and schools

Community Outreach:

• Weekly Scholarship classes at the Community Boys & Girls Club and the Brigade Boys & Girls Club

• Special school performances from the Youth Theatre season for the NHC Title 1 Elementary and Middle Schools or schools with a stated need

• Sensory Friendly performances for children in NHCS Specially Designed Academics program

• Special performances at local festivals, civic club meetings, community organizations and schools

Why We Do What We Do:

We want to turn out great theatre artists but also great doctors, lawyers, bankers & teachers. By teaching volunteerism, civic engagement and character through annual Service Learning projects, we also develop collaborative & thoughtful members of our community. We are proud of our students and honored by our alumni.

Want to get more involved? Contact us today! 910-251-1788

Join us Onstage!

Be a Co-Producer for a Thalian Association Community Theatre Youth Production!

Youth Theatre on the 2nd Street Stage in the Historic USO Building

Grease – June 6-8;  13 & 15,  2014
David Loudermilk, Director