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  • Prescott Center For the Arts: Prescott Teen Summer Stock Program

    Apr 10, 19 • ndemarino • 5enses, Prescott Center for the Arts, TheatreComments Off on Prescott Center For the Arts: Prescott Teen Summer Stock ProgramRead More »

    Prescott Center for the Arts has announced that it will hold auditions for its 2019 Teen Summer Stock Ensemble, May 3 and 4. The program will run from June 5 – July 21 in Prescott. Scott Neese, of the music faculty at Yavapai College, will be returning to direct this summer’s production of Kiss Me Kate, the lively 1948 musical by Cole Porter, adapted from William Shakespeare’s comedy, The Taming of the Shrew. Neese’s goal is to continue to provide an educational experience in theater with the challenges and rewards of an outstanding production. Designed for older teens, age 15-22, Teen Summer Stock Ensemble (TSSE) is an exciting and intensive program meant to provide a taste of what it’s like to work in a professional theatre setting. The teens are immersed in the process of mounting a full-scale musical on the Prescott Center for the Arts stage. The production is staffed by professionals with industry experience so that participants can get a taste of every aspect of the production process. The skills they learn range from dancing, singing, and acting, to set construction, costume design, and makeup. Regular workshops and tutorials give them lifelong skills in performing arts and theater production. Last summer, over 30 teens performed the award-winning musical, Shrek, to over 1,000 patrons. Robyn Allen, executive director of Prescott Center for the Arts, stated, “The growth of youth

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