Category Archives: Education

Auditions for Disney’s Lion King Jr

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for its summer youth production of Disney’s The Lion King JR. at the Lyric Theatre on April 30 at 6:30 for third grade through fifth and May 1 at 6:30 p.m. from sixth through ninth grade. Everyone will be required to sing and read from the script but no advance preparation is needed. Disney’s The Lion King brings the African savannah to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. Production dates for the show are June 21-23 and Liz Dawson will direct. For more information contact the director at Ldawson7679@gmail.com or call the TCT office at 844-1935

Shrek The Musical Jr.

Tupelo Community Theatre’s will present its summer youth production of Shrek The Musical JR. on June 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and June 24 @ 2 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre on Broadway in downtown Tupelo. Everyone’s favorite ogre is back in this hilarious stage spectacle, based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film and outrageous Broadway musical. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and younger and may be purchased anytime by calling the TCT box office at 844-1935.
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Auditions for Summer Youth Theatre

Summer Youth Theatre Auditions

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for its summer youth production
of Shrek The Musical JR. on March 27 and 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the rehearsal
hall of the Lyric Theatre. Everyone’s favorite ogre is back in this
hilarious stage spectacle, based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film and
outrageous Broadway musical. Those auditioning for this large cast should be
rising third graders through high school seniors. Everyone will be required
to sing and read from the script but no advance preparation is needed.
Production dates for the show are June 22-24 Danielle Adams will direct.
For more information contact the director at danielleadamsvoice@gmail.com or
call the TCT office at 844-1935.

TCT Scholarships

Tupelo Community Theatre offers four $500 scholarships each year to students
attending Mississippi high schools and universities. Students must
complete at least 12 hours each semester (or its equivalent if on the
quarter system) and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA. Details about each
scholarship and the application form may be obtained at www.tct.ms .
Applications must be received no later than April 15th. Recipients will be
notified by June 1st. For more information contact the TCT office at
844-1935.

Summer Intern

Tupelo Community Theatre is seeking an intern for summer volunteer work.
The intern would be involved in all aspects for operations, both
administration and artistic. A scholarship is available and more
information can be found at www.tct.ms, by emailing 1tct@bellsouth.net or
calling the TCT office at 844-1935.

Theatrical Lighting Workshop

\n\n\nHave you ever wanted to know how the magic of theatre is created? Well, discount help here’s your chance to step behind the curtain and learn how some of that magic is created with lighting. Tupelo Community Theatre will present hands-on lighting workshop on August 6th beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Lyric Theatre. If you are interested in learning more about lighting design, maintenance, and operation this is for you. Suzye Sheffield and Bronwyn Teague will lead the work session. Lunch will be provided as well as music, food and beverages at the conclusion of the session. To sign up or for more information contact 844-1935.

TCT Theatre Camp

Note- TCT has a waiting list for the morning session and only a few slots for the afternoon.Please call us before you mail any additional applications.

Tupelo Community Theatre’s Theatre Camp will be July 11-15 at the Lyric Theatre in downtown Tupelo. Theme for the camp will be “Jeepers Creepers: A Children’s Mystery”. Students who will be in grades 1st – 8th in the fall will receive instruction in drama,  music,  and art by professional educators. Campers will present a free production on Friday July 15th for the public. Cost is $100 for TCT members and for families with more than one sibling attending. Non-member cost is $125. Each camper receives T-shirt and daily snacks. A limited number of scholarships are available. For more information contact the TCT office at 844-1935 or www.tct.ms.

CAMP FORM