Theatricks


March 2006


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Caskey Orthodontics

Little Women
Hillcrest Anesthesia

Winnie-the-Pooh
Red River Nephrology Associates

Project Theatre
Clara Blackford Smith and W. Aubrey Smith Charitable Foundation
Oliver Dewey Mayor Foundation
W.B. Munson Foundation
Sherman Council for the Arts and Humanities (SCAH)
Target
Texas Instruments
Chapman, Inc.
State National Mortgage

part of Little Women cast

Members of the Supporting Cast pose with a Civil War reenactor during the "Meet and Greet" for LITTLE WOMEN

Theatricks Wishes to Say Thanks to their Sponsors

Theatricks was very fortunate to assemble a great group of people to sponsor the various programming for the 2005-2006 season starting with Caskey Orthodontics as the season sponsor. This is Caskey Orthodontics second year to be a Theatricks season sponsor, and before that he sponsored JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT.

Theatricks first show of the season BEAUTY AND THE BEAST was sponsored by Dr. Stacey Thornton, and what an amazing show it was! That was Dr. Thornton's first time as a Theatricks sponsor. Most recently Theatricks completed their production of LITTLE WOMEN sponsored by Hillcrest Anesthesia who also was sponsoring for their first time.

Jo & Marmee from Little Women
Jordan Hancock as Jo March shares a tender moment with Carrie Stell as Marmee March in the production of LITTLE WOMEN.

The last show of the Theatricks 2005-2006 season will be WINNIE-THE-POOH sponsored by Red River Nephrology Associates who are celebrating their third year sponsoring a Theatricks production.

Sponsorships enable Theatricks to bring in big name shows and to create the wonderful spectacle that community audiences have come to know and love about this theater. As a sponsor they receive an opportunity to have a private performance of their show and mention in all advertising distributed about the show or season. For their private performance, the sponsor can invite as many clients, customers, or friends that the auditorium will hold and have a reception of food and drinks served before the play or at intermission.

Theatricks was fortunate to have Janet Lafoy of State National Mortgage sponsor Theatricks opening night receptions, and the Ailshire family to host one as well.

behind the scenes
Assistant Director for LITTLE WOMEN, Chase Fowler runs the behind the scenes operations selecting the right camera angles to record for the DVD.

To all of these people we say "thanks", and hope that they will consider being a sponsor again. Theatricks is currently looking for sponsors for their 2006-2007 season which begins in September. If you are interested or know someone who might be interested in sponsoring let Theatricks Director Webster Crocker know soon before next season's slots are all filled up. Webster Crocker can be contacted by phone at (903) 893-8525 or by email.

SCP/Theatricks Announces Spring Workshops

SCP/Theatricks wishes to announce their Spring Drama Workshops will begin on April 3 to April 27, and is currently accepting enrollment. These workshops are especially designed to introduce children to the theatre arts by helping them to improve skills in concentration, observation, imagination, creativity, and body movement.

Classes are divided by age groups and meet for an hour twice per week for four weeks. Age 4 and kindergarten students will meet Monday and Wednesday from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. 1st and 2nd grade students will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. 3rd and 4th grade students will meet Monday and Wednesday from 5 to 6 p.m. 5th to 8th grade students will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. Class sizes will be limited so enroll early. Each class ends with a small production displaying techniques learned.

Kindergarten workshop group
A group of Kindergarten students display their costumes during a Theatricks workshop class.

Tuition for the Spring Workshop classes is $60.00 per child if pre-registered before the first day of class--$70.00 on the day of class. Scholarships are available and made possible by the Elizabeth Halsell Russell Scholarship Fund. Workshop and scholarship applications can be obtained by visiting the theatre's website or by calling Theatricks Director Webster Crocker at (903) 893-8525.

"Preparing a Great Audition" Spring Workshop

Theatricks will be offering something new this spring, a vocal workshop taught by Cheryl Lewis. Cheryl Lewis has enjoyed working as a chorus director for Theatricks' recent productions of Seussical and Beauty and the Beast. This spring Cheryl will teach a two-week workshop for students in grades 5th -8th on "Preparing a Great Audition". The workshop will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 4:00 to 5:00pm the weeks of March 20 and March 27.

Students in the workshop will learn:

  • The Basic rules for free and healthy voice production
  • How to choose an audition song that is right for you.
  • What to avoid at auditions.
  • How to "sell" your song and yourself.
  • Tips on handling pre-audition nerves.
  • How to project a great attitude.
  • What directors are really looking for, and how (and why) certain casts are chosen.

Before the end of the workshop, Cheryl will help each participant select and start the preparation on a musical number for upcoming auditions.

CLASSES WILL BE LIMITED!!

For more information contact Webster Crocker at (903) 893-8525 or visit SCP's website

Click here for workshop enrollment form.

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