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 TREEHOUSE THEATER

is a 501(c)(3) non-profit

organization

 

WE WELCOME YEAR-ROUND 

PARTNERSHIPS

    MARQUEE       $1,000+

    PRODUCER     $500-$999

    DIRECTOR      $250-$499

    PATRON          $100-$249 

    FRIEND           $1-$99

 

KINDLY CONSIDER

a tax-deductible donation to show your support for our quality youth programming:

818 Franklin St, PO Box 1722

Manitowoc, WI  54220

 

 

RECENT COMMUNITY HONORS

  

 

 Local Performing Arts Group

& Local Theatre

 

 

PRODUCTION VISIONS - 2016-17

Level 1: Summer

Quality" 30 minute production for up to 60 students, ages 4-14 (limit of ten, ages 4-6).  Primary goal is to provide a positive first-time theater experience for cast and their families within a consistent rehearsal schedule.  Focus on basic skill development.

  • All registered students will be cast members
  • Workshops - held during first three rehearsals prior to Auditions to ensure comfort and readiness
  • Rehearsals - 4 hours / week for 7-8 weeks
  • *Quality defined as simplified:
    • Performance location - JE Hamilton Community House
    • Tickets - $5
    • Simplified set, props, tech, costumes, make-up and hair designs
  • Production Team - adults or youth (ages 15-17) with priority given to experienced youth guided by adult mentors
  • Jr. Production Team - open to ages 12+ who will not appear in cast

Level 2: Fall and Spring

High quality* 60-90 minute production for up to 60 students, ages 6-18 (actual cast and age range set by each Producer/Director).  Primary goal is to expose students to multiple artistic and technical elements of theater production within a flexible rehearsal schedule.  Focus on expanding skill development.

  • Workshop - 2-3 weeks prior to Auditions to encourage proper preparation
  • Auditions determine cast members
  • Rehearsals - 4-8 hours/week for 10-12 weeks
  • *High quality defined as:
    • Performance location - UW-Manitowoc Theatre
    • Tickets - $12-$15
    • Extensive set, tech, costumes, make-up and hair designs
  • Production Team - experienced adults
  • Jr. Production Team - open to ages 14+ who may/may not appear in cast

Level 3: JTF Performing Team

Top quality" team-focused experience for up to 25 student performers and 2 technical students, ages 10-18, to attend national festival.  Primary goal is personal growth and enrichment while developing 15-minute, team-focused "mini musical" showcase for a competitive national environment with adjudication by performing arts professionals.

  • Workshop - 2 weeks prior to Auditions to encourage proper preparation
  • Auditions determine team members
  • Rehearsals - pre-determined: mostly Sunday evenings in Fall; heaviest in Dec & early Jan
  • *Top quality defined as:
    • Polished, condensed storyline combined with strong acting, vocals and movement
    • Showcase moments for each performing team member
  • Production Team - experienced adults with priority given to those who have completed:  Level 2 directing team member, NYC summer workshops or previously attended JTF 
  • Jr. Production Team - open to ages 15+ who may appear in cast

 QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, IDEAS? 

Karen Rohrer - Executive Director

 

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