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Audition Date Added! March 5th

Joyful Noiseand I Am Phoenix
written by Paul Fleischman

These amazing books of poetry about bugs and birds will come to life on stage with various theatrical methods.

Cast Call March 5th at 6:00 pm

Cast Requirements:

  • Girls and boys
  • Grades 3 through 8 Various roles on stage and backstage.
  • Kids will have the opportunity to experience a variety of theatrical methods and work in other areas in the theater.

Musical requirements:

  • Seeking a pianist who can provide background music for the various poems.
  • Would be willing to use other instruments if presented.

Needed: Costumes/Props/Painting 
Seeking adults to assist in creating the many prop pieces, puppets and costumes of bugs and birds.

Performance Dates May 2, 3, 4, 10, 11 at 7pm and May 4 at 2pm Matinée.

“Twelve Angry Pigs” Spring Break Theater Clinic

Shoestring Children’s Theater Proudly presents a spring break theater clinic for the “Twelve Angry Pigs”.

When: The week of March 25th thru March 29th from 8am to 3pm with a performance on March 29th at 7pm.

Where: 231 S. 1 st Street, St. Helens

Who: We have spots for 20 children.

All children could be actors or given a production staff position off stage (or part of the technical crew) or even both.

It will be a first come first served so let us know as soon as possible.

We are taking youth from Jr. High thru High School grades for this show.

Cost: $25 per child. This payment is non-refundable; please have your child bring a sack lunch and a water bottle every day to clinic.

Performance: $5 per person to get into the performance on the 29th (Children 5 and under are free with paid adult)

How: Please email Stefani at
stefaniweber42@gmail.com to reserve your spot ASAP.

I will send a confirmation email and more details at that time. We will have some forms that will need to be filled out there will be a drop in times given in that email. We look forward to hearing from you! Anyone can do theater, even actors. And, theater can be done everywhere, even in a theater. –Augusto Boal

Auditions for “Our Miss Brooks”

Our Miss Brooks was a hit on radio from the outset; within eight months of its launch as a regular series, the show landed several honors.  You will laugh and have a great time with this classic old time radio special.  What a great way to get back into theater!

2 Episodes Cast Needs:
Female: 3 -4 mature, 1 teen (13-17)
Male: 4-6, includes two teens (13-17)

When are Auditions?
Tuesday Feb 26 from 6:30 to 8PM
Wednesday Feb 27 from 6:30 to 8PM

Where are Auditions?
231 S. 1st Street, St. Helens, OR 97051

Rehearsals Schedules:
March 5, 6, and 7 from 6:30 to 8PM
March 12, 13, and 14 from 6:30 to 8PM
March 18 & 19 from 6:30 to 8PM
Tech Rehearsal April 1 Monday, and April 3 Wednesday from 6PM to 8PM

Performance Dates:
Friday, April 5, 7PM (actors to be at Theater 6pm)
Saturday, April 6 7PM (actors to be at Theater 6pm)
Friday, April 11 7PM (actors to be at Theater 6pm)
Saturday, April 12 2PM Matinee (actors to be at Theater 1pm) and 7PM (actors to be at Theater 6pm)

For more information please contact keith@sscptheater.org

SSCP Children’s Theater Auditions

Joyful Noise and I Am Phoenix
written by Paul Fleischman

These amazing books of poetry about bugs and birds will come to life on stage with various theatrical methods.

Cast Call February 19 and 21 at 6:00 pm

Cast Requirements:

  • Girls and boys
  • Grades 3 through 8 Various roles on stage and backstage.
  • Kids will have the opportunity to experience a variety of theatrical methods and work in other areas in the theater.

Musical requirements:

  • Seeking a pianist who can provide background music for the various poems.
  • Would be willing to use other instruments if presented.

Needed: Costumes/Props/Painting
Seeking adults to assist in creating the many prop pieces, puppets and costumes of bugs and birds.

Performance Dates May 2, 3, 4, 10, 11 at 7pm and May 4 at 2pm Matinée.

Annual Membership Meeting

There will be an annual membership meeting for members on Sunday, December 2nd 2018 at 6pm.  We are asking all current and future members to come to this meeting so we can have the meeting and discuss ShoeString Community Players’ future with a new theater space.  So you have been asking for years, when do we get our own space to perform?  This won’t eliminate the need for using the St. Helens High School for performing musicals, but now we have our own rehearsal space.  There are is a tremendous opportunity to volunteer and have fun.   If you are interested in acting young and old, please attend this meeting.  A children’s theater is in our future again as well.

Agenda Link:

You are cordially invited to attend our Annual Membership Meeting

Where: SSCP Theater
231 S. 1st Street, St. Helens, Oregon
Old Masonic Building, 1st Floor
When: Sunday, December 2nd 2018 at 6pm

ShoeString will provide coffee, cocoa, hot cider and desert.

DECEMBER AUDITIONS FOR CHILDREN’S THEATER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

“The Suessified Christmas Carol”,  a  whimsical adaptation of “The Christmas Carol”.
Audition dates: Nov. 4, 5, 6 at 6 PM at 231 S 1st Street.
Cast requirements: grades 6 thru 12. Minimum of 10 cast members in various roles both Male and female.
But be available for all rehearsals. Information will be available at the auditions.
Performance dates are Dec 13, 14, 15 at 7 PM and Dec. 15 at 2 pm.
For more information please call or text Shannon at 503-396- 2682.

Thanks,

Shannon

October is Nearly Over, Don’t Miss St. Helens Haunted Tours

Last Weekend (October 26th – 28th)

St. Helens Haunted Tours

A live haunted tour thru Olde Towne St. Helens. Tour length 45 Minutes. See the local haunts, and re-live the secret, spooky, and creepy history of St. Helens. May be scary for young children, parent discretion advised. Please dress for Oregon weather and keep warm. Have a safe and happy a Halloween! Limited to 25 people per performance. Please buy your tickets early. Remember to dress for the weather and bring an umbrella

Performances will be as follows:
10-26 – 7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm
10-27 – 7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm
10-28 – 7:00pm, 8:00pm

The admission price will be $25.00.
Tour Starts at the Ticket Booth  in the Rose Garden next to the Old Columbia County Historic Courthouse.

For more information on shows please email info@sscptheater.org or call 503-366-4406.

 

ShoeString Community Players – PO BOX 481 – 231 South First Street, St. Helens, Oregon – www.sscpmusicals.com

Auditions for Children’s Theater

Children and young adults needed to audition for parts. Who should audition? 7th Grade and up.

We have a new home for our theater!  We are in the old Masonic building  at 231 S First Street, St. Helens, Oregon 97051 and it sits right on the plaza were the town pumpkin is lit every weekend.

Be part of a tradition by coming to our audition dates and times: September 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14  (Monday thru Friday) from 6:30pm to 8pm.

We would love to see new and old faces and show you around the new space for the theater.

We will have children’s theater that we are auditioning for a show called  “10 Short Scary Stories and Poems” for children to act in or read.  This will be a fun experience for all.  Especially for the kids of  all ages and experience levels are welcome.  Also invited are anyone interested in off-stage positions, such as costumes, hair, makeup, set construction, lighting, sound, directing, or special effects.

ShoeString Community Players is a registered Non-Profit 501(c)(3) that has been in operation for over 35 years.

ShoeString Community Players Announces October Events

ShoeString Community Players present October Events with  different shows on each of the four weekends in October!

Tickets will be on sale online and at the ticket booth in the Rose Garden Park in front of the Old  Columbia County Historic Courthouse.


Second Weekend (October 14th – 16th)

Short Scary Stories and Poems

ShoeString Community Players  will be putting on a short showcase of Halloween stories and perform them in our new theater space.  Children will performing  ten short classic ghost stories and poems to amuse even the most toughest critic.  There will be several performance throughout the day to entertain the community and the show times will  fit any ones schedule during the day. Check posted schedule for times at the theater, 231 S. First Street, St. Helens or Ticket Booth in the Rose Garden next to the Old Columbia County Historic Courthouse.

The admission price will a suggested donation of $2 per person.
Location: New SSCP Theater in the Old Masonic Building at 231 S. First Street, St. Helens


Monster/Zombie Make Overs

There might be even a few monster/zombie make over set-up.  Check schedule at Ticket Booth for additional dates and times.

Location: New SSCP Theater in the Old Masonic Building at 231 S. First Street, St. Helens


 

Third Weekend (October 19th – 21st)

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds was originally broadcast on Oct 30, 1938 on the Mercury Theater for the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) and directed by Orson Welles.  It became famous for causing mass hysteria, even though it was clearly identified as a radio play.  People believed we were actually being invaded by Martians.  We will also have the hilarious commercials we are know for to be presented before and during the Broadcast.  An excellent time for the family.
Dates and Times
10-19 – 8:00pm
10-20 – 2:00pm, 4:00pm, 6:00pm, 8:00pm
10-21 – 2:00pm, 4:00pm
The admission price will be $5.00.
Location: New SSCP Theater in the Old Masonic Building at 231 S. First Street, St. Helens


 


Last Weekend (October 25th – 28th)

St. Helens Haunted Tours

A live haunted tour thru Olde Towne St. Helens. Tour length 45 Minutes. See the local haunts, and re-live the secret, spooky, and creepy history of St. Helens. May be scary for young children, parent discretion advised. Please dress for Oregon weather and keep warm. Have a safe and happy a Halloween! Limited to 25 people per performance. Please buy your tickets early. Remember to dress for the weather and bring an umbrella

.Performances will be as follows:
10-26 – 7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm
10-27 – 7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm
10-28 – 7:00pm, 8:00pm

The admission price will be $25.00.
Tour Starts at the Ticket Booth  in the Rose Garden next to the Old Columbia County Historic Courthouse.

For more information on shows please email info@sscptheater.org or call 503-366-4406.

 

ShoeString Community Players – PO BOX 481 – 231 South First Street, St. Helens, Oregon – www.sscpmusicals.com