Stage Adventures Camps
The Sioux Empire Community Theatre is very proud to announce our Broadway Bound Musical Theatre Summer Camp Intensives for summer 2018.
The camps’ location will be at our home; The Historic Orpheum Theatre Center.
These camps are designed to take each actor and strengthen their abilities. It is not just about putting together a production. It is about creating well rounded young actors that are able to make more nuanced choices. They will engage in all manner of exercises to polish their craft. We explore acting, musical theatre, technical theatre, make up, costuming, prop making and dance.
The Jungle Book KIDS – 1-5 grades.
Tarzan – 1-8 grades
Scholarships are available. Scholarship Application available here. All scholarship materials are due April 1 , 2018.
Auditions for Season 15
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
March 6 and 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm.
Performance Dates: May 4 – 20, 2018 School Matinee Tuesday, May 8 at 9:30 am
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book embraces story theatre and features verbatim passages from Hugo’s gothic novel.
The musical begins as the bells of Notre Dame sound through the famed cathedral in fifteenth-century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be “Out There,” observes all of Paris reveling in the Feast of Fools. Held captive by his devious caretaker, the archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, he escapes for the day and joins the boisterous crowd, only to be treated cruelly by all but the beautiful gypsy, Esmeralda. Quasimodo isn’t the only one captivated by her free spirit, though – the handsome Captain Phoebus and Frollo are equally enthralled. As the three vie for her attention, Frollo embarks on a mission to destroy the gypsies – and it’s up to Quasimodo to save them all.
A sweeping score and powerful story make The Hunchback of Notre Damean instant classic
Archdeacon of Notre Dame Cathedral and the most powerful cleric in Paris, he is the reluctant caretaker of Quasimodo. He will do whatever it takes to rid the city of the gypsy “vermin,” even as he lusts after Esmeralda. Calculating, manipulative, and obsessive.
The clever and charismatic King of the Gypsies. An air of mystery surrounds Clopin, who often leaves the scene in a puff of smoke. As the master of ceremonies for the Feast of Fools, he is witty and playful, but he boasts a darker, serious nature when not performing for the crowd.
Returning to Paris after serving in the war, Phoebus takes up his new position as Captain of the Cathedral Guard. Overconfident yet charming, this handsome, strong soldier makes the ladies swoon, yet his moral compass is also strong, and he openly defies the corrupted Frollo.