Musical Theater 2017

Rising 6 – 11 Graders
Ages 11–17


Four week workshops
9 am to 5 pm
Monday through Friday + Full Day Saturday Extravaganza

July 5 – 29
$1950 includes professional performance field trip

$500 nonrefundable deposit due upon registration

Limited financial aid available for all workshops. Apply upon registration. Financial Aid application deadline May 1. Deposit waived pending award decision.




Students sing, dance and work as an ensemble to produce a full musical production supported by a student band. Musical theater students will audition for both companies on opening day, July 5. Please have an audition song prepared, and be ready to participate in both movement and script work. While preferences for workshops are considered, placement in a particular company is NOT guaranteed.

Performances take place the week of July 25- 28 with a full day of performances July 29. Due to the performance nature of the program, students are expected to attend EVERY day.


Book by Jeffrey Lee Woods
Original Music by Alec Jason Knox
Adapted for the stage by Ryan Michele Woods

The deep blue sea meets the stage in Piper’s first-ever original musical.  Hatch, a baby sea turtle, finds herself taking part in a series of dangerous, hilarious and heroic misadventures as she learns that you can think big, even if you’re small!

Limit 20 students


Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Roger O. Hirson

A traveling group of mysterious actors tell the adventures of the son of the fabled Emperor Charlemagne as he grows into a man.

Limit 15 students


*Originally produced on the Broadway stage by Stuart Ostrow. Directed on the Broadway stage by Bob Fosse. Theo Ending Originally Conceived in 1998 by Mitch Sebastian. Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.


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