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Author: Jenn Doubleday

Auditioning Techniques, by Christopher Blair

__________________________________________________________________________________________      Does auditioning make you nervous?  Me, too.  I always imagine my auditions feeling like this…      But they usually make me feel like this…      I’ve always found it fascinating that actors willingly walk into a room full of strangers to bare their souls offering it up to be critiqued and…
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Once Upon a Mattress, by Maggie Lee Hart

     How fitting that The Savannah Children’s Theatre makes fairy tales come true, as we embark upon our Creative Dramatics II class production of Once Upon A Mattress, Jr!  Princess Winnefred’s main desire is to find her “Happily Ever After” and claim a prince who will love and accept her with all her perfect…
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Perfectly Pinkalicious, by Renee McMahon

   Too many pink cupcakes will turn you pink!  But that’s okay at our Pinkalicious Party, where pink is perfect!  SCT will be celebrating with Pinkalicious and all her friends on Saturday, April 5th, following the 3pm performance of Pinkalicious the Musical.  Preparing for this special event has been a blast and has taken me…
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Musical Theatre Summer Camps

     Our mission statement is to inspire, educate, and entertain children and families through the experience of live theatre, both on and off the stage.  This one sentence drives everything that we do.  We strive to uphold it every day, and if we find ourselves planning something that doesn’t achieve it, then we throw it…
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To Eat, or Not to Eat? by Carmel Grace Cowart

     To eat or not to eat? This is NEVER a question in my everyday life.  I love food!  However, if you are acting in a play in which you must eat while performing, this becomes a vitally important question.      The stellar teen cast of our Junior Company comedy, THE IMPORTANCE OF…
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Calling All Bunburyists, by Bailey Keith

     I’m going to go ahead and boldly state that The Importance of Being Earnest is the funniest show I have been in to date.  Not only is the show itself hilarious, but as a cast we have blast. (Rhyme quite possibly intentional.)  The play, by the legendary Oscar Wilde, is a satire on…
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4 Things YOU Can Do to Help Your Child Succeed in Theatre, by Christopher Blair

     As a teacher at The Savannah Children’s Theatre, I often get asked by parents how they can help their child to be a better performer.  (Most of these questions are about how to improve their child’s abilities so they can get better roles, but that’s a blog post for another day!)   What I…
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Drumroll, Please…

  We are thrilled to announce the cast of our Summer 2014 Main Stage production, Dreamworks Theatrical’s SHREK the Musical! Tony Davison, as Shrek Samantha Cormier, as Princess Fiona Christian Magby, as Donkey Brandon Kaufman, as Lord Farquaad    Kammeran Giggers – Dragon Corbin Hernandez – Pinocchio Ford Phillips – Big Bad Wolf / King Harold…
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M-Y-S-T-E-R-Y

     Brush up on your vocab skills, y’all!  We’re days away from opening And Then There Were None, but I’m already excited about starting our next Teen Theatre class.  The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has been one of my favorite shows since I saw it on Broadway while I was in college.  The music is…
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A Tale of Two Pinocchios, by Jenn Doubleday

     Once upon a time, SCT only offered one musical theatre class. That’s right. One. The class was open to 1st-8th grade students, and was offered three times a year. When we began our first class in the preschool room of Trinity United Methodist Church in 2004, we had just six students. By the time 2007…
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