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Children's Theater

Magic Circle Theater – Grades 6-9

Magic Circle Theater is New England's oldest theater by and for children. The theater is in session Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-4:00 pm for six weeks each summer. The company consists of young actors in grades 6-9, meeting to rehearse, construct scenery, create costumes, and perform. The summer's activities climax during the 4th, 5th and 6th weeks with public performances of three children's plays in repertory in the Balch Arena Theater.

Magic Circle Theater emphasizes the importance of those backstage as well as those onstage. Each student appears onstage for one of the three productions and will assume a technical or backstage role in the others. Students tackle a variety of technical positions, including scenery, stage management, lighting, costumes, scenic painting, and house management. Each day, the Magic Circle program is structured to include time for workshops in acting, music, dance, production design and construction.

2019 Season

Program Dates: July 1-August 9, 2019

Please note: there will be no session on July 4, 2019 and July 5, 2019

Partial registrations will not be accepted as students must plan on attending the entire six-week program. Acceptance into Magic Circle is by audition. Both returning and new Magic Circle applicants are required to audition. Audition information will be mailed upon receipt of application form.

Application Deadline: Deadline for Magic Circle Theater applications is January 25, 2019

Auditions: Auditions for Magic Circle Theater will be held on February 2 and 3, 2019

TUITION: $2150

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