The Theatre Project 



There is perhaps no more powerful tool to reach children than
 through performing arts!

Help us open up a world of imagination to the youth of the Grand Valley.




Upcoming Performances

Winnie the Pooh KIDS
Saturday, May 25 at 1:00 and 6:00 p.m.
Robinson Theatre at Moss Performing Arts Center; Tickets: $5
*presented by Stages Level 1 students*

Les Miserables (School Edition)
Saturday, June 15 at 1:00 and 6:00 p.m.
Western Colorado Center for the Arts; Tickets: $5
*presented by Stages Level 2 students*

Purchase Advanced Tickets to All of our
Productions at

Upcoming Open Auditions and Workshops
*You must bring a completed audition/enrollment packet with you - see below*
Note: the "Junior" and "Kids" distinctions in the title simply means that it is a one-act show
(shorter than full production)

Stages Level 1

Auditions: Tuesday, March 5th from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Auditions for casting purposes only (ages 8+); students age 4-7 register online to participate
*all students who register/audition will be cast in this production*

Rehearsals: Tuesdays from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. March 12 - May 21
Performances: Saturday, May 25
Cost to participate: $50

Stages Level 2

Auditions: Monday, March 25 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
For ages 8 - 18 years
ALL students must audition - no online registration available
*NOTE: not all students will be cast in this production

Rehearsals: Mondays from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. April 1 - June 10
Performances: Saturday, June 15
Cost to participate: $175
*Production fee includes Level 2 production and required Workshop class

Stages Intensive:  Original Script Workshop
This workshop pushes the envelope of creativity allowing students to work side-by-side with writer/director to create and perform an original script. Students will work through the rehearsal and production process of learning lines, blocking scenes, and performing on stage. Cast members will also focus on acting techniques, voice projection, and stage presence.   Every student who registers gets a part!  No experience is necessary – for ages 6+.

Thursdays at Creative Avenues (register below)
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. for the first rehearsal on March 28
5:30 - 7:00 for rehearsals April 4 - May 16
Performance: Saturday, May 18 (afternoon performance) at the Art Center
Cost: $75

Stages Intensive:  Language of Theatre and
 Music Theatre Workshop

This class focuses on the basic language of theatre and musical theatre needed to be a fluent, seasoned actor.  Students will learn basic vocabulary and technical terminology used by directors, choreographers, stage designers, music directors, and other theatre staff.   This class is a necessity for an actor to be able to expand the skills needed to communicate in the language of theatre.  This class is designed to help students effectively and efficiently communicate with their fellow actors as well as directors and professional staff throughout their theatrical career.

 Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. (January 15 - March 5)
For ages 8+
Cost: $50


Summer Theatre Camps offers students an opportunity to be immersed in the rehearsal and production process for a week-long intensive.  Each workshop will conclude with a formal performance at the Art Center.  No experience is necessary  and  all students who register will be cast in the production!

Summer Theatre Camp Information
Monday - Friday from 8:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Performance on Saturday at The Art Center
For ages 7 - 18
Cost: $190
Location: Mesa Mall, old Sports Authority Space


Super Hero Spectacular:  June 17 – 21

Disney’s Aristocats KIDS: June 24 – 29

Doctor Doolittle JR: July 8 – 13

Original Script Workshop: July 22 – 27

Murder Mystery: August 5 – 10


 Original Script – Musical Edition

Become a cast member in this one-of-a-kind production where YOU get to pick your character and help write the storyline for the show!  Students will work through the rehearsal and production process of learning lines, blocking scenes, and performing song and dance numbers.  This workshop pushes the envelope of creativity allowing students to work side-by-side with writer/director Josh James to create and perform an original one-act musical.  Every student who registers will have a part in the production! 

For ages 7+
Rehearsals: Tuesdays from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  June 18 – August 6
Performance: Saturday, August 11th
Cost: $75




Online Registration 
for STAGES Programs and Workshops is NOW AVAILABLE below

Audition Packet
Please bring completed forms with you; if you have done shows with us before you do NOT
need to provide a photo....and if you have no photo you can just write down what
your student is wearing at the audition so we have a "visual" reminder when casting

Register for Theatre Project STAGES
Productions and Workshops

Please fill out the following information to register to participate in our upcoming production.  Production fee can be paid at the first rehearsal.


Student Name:


Student Age:

Parent/Guardian Name:




Alternate Phone:

*Email Address (required): 

T-Shirt Size : (YS - AXL)


Productions and Workshops 


Stages Intensive Workshops:


 Original Script (March - May)   


 Winnie the Pooh KIDS:

I am age 4-7
     and would like to participate

 I am age 8-18
     and would like to participate  
     but do not want to audition


Les Miserables 

This production is Level 2 and is by audition only - no online  registration is available 



Super Hero Spectacular
Disney's Aristocat KIDS
Doctor Doolittle Jr.
Original Script Workshop
Murder Mystery
Original Script MUSICAL (Tuesday evenings)


You will be taken back to the home page after you SUBMIT. 
We will send you an email confirmation within 48 hours - if you do not receive
this please contact us at



                                       Theatre Project STAGES Mission

The Theatre Project STAGES program provides quality theatre/dance education and performance opportunities at a low cost to its participants with scholarships and work study opportunities available.  We strive to cultivate creativity in a supportive and nurturing environment and allow all students the opportunity to explore the performing arts regardless of their individual financial circumstances.  We endeavor to create an avenue for students to develop their theatrical talents in an attempt to instill in them an appreciation and love for the arts and arts education.


The STAGES program offers students an array of theatre, musical theatre, and dance performance opportunities and allows them an opportunity to:

·         Learn acting and dance technique from degreed professionals and experienced performers/directors

·         Perform onstage in  theatrical and dance productions throughout the year

·         Experience the process of auditioning for a show

·         Learn dance and singing techniques that support musical productions

·         Learn and work on the technical aspects of theatre productions

                                                   Sponsors and Donors

You can support the STAGES program in two ways: as an audience member and as a financial contributor (monetary or in-kind) – 100% of your donation goes directly to supporting our productions and educational endeavors.  There are several levels of sponsorship and every gift, no matter how small, will make a difference in the lives of the youth of our community:

·         Encore ($2000+) - supports at least 20 students

·         Marquee ($1000+) - supports at least 10 students

·         Spotlight ($500+) - supports at least 5 students

·         Standing Ovation ($250+) - supports at least 2 students

·         Applause ($100+) - supports at least 1 student

·         Cast Member (up to $100) - partially supports 1 student


To donate please contact us by clicking HERE
*online download will be available soon*

*To view more photos from past shows please visit our Facebook page*

(970) 261-5363
Hosted at: Creative Avenues (835 N. 26th Street)

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