Category Archives: Education

Education Classes

TCT is considering offering theatre classes for youth and adults.  More information soon.  If you have thoughts on what classes you would be interested in email 1tct@bellsouth.net.

TCT Theatre Camp 2021

HOORAY!  TCT THEATER CAMP 2021 IS HAPPENING!! Join us for a new camp experience where student’s personal growth takes centerstage by highlighting their individual interests and talents.  Students will choose an acting and/or musical theater track.  During the week of camp, the students will learn an opening and closing number and will then break out into tracks to work on the preselected music and scenes, cultivating in one amazing variety show on Friday full of new and old favorites! 

Our camp director and theater instructor is Danielle Frerer Ratliff, actor at TCT and music teacher/show choir Director at Tupelo High School.   Our music instructor is Claire Leeke, actor at TCT and music professor at Northeast Community College. TCT’s theater camp for 2021 will be held June 21-25, with two sessions each day. Rising 1st-4th graders will meet each morning. Rising 5th-8th graders will meet in the afternoons. The cost of the camp is only $100 for TCT Season Members and families with more than one sibling attending. Non-member cost is $125. Details will be sent by email.  

Camp form link below, email 1tct@bellsouth or call 662-844-1935 or stop by the TCT office at 21 N. Broadway M-F 9-3 p.m.  

camp form 2021

 

 

 

Summer Intern

Tupelo Community Theatre is seeking college interns for summer.  Student’s working hours are flexible and they are exposed to all areas of theatre operations. Scholarships are provided at the end of each semester’s volunteer work. Application forms are available by contacting 1tct@bellsouth.net or calling 844-1935.   Also check the education tab on the website.  

Elf the Musical Video on Demand available to educators

 

Attention Educators-

Thanks to a grant from the Rotary Club of Tupelo teachers can have free access to our production of Elf the Musical,

The show is still available for members or anyone interested in purchasing tickets.  We have extended the time to access this show until May 31st.

Email 1tct@bellsouth.net for more information.

Scholarship deadline extended

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATIONS IS NOW 4 P.M. ON FRIDAY, MAY 1ST.  

Tupelo Community Theatre offers four $500 scholarships each year.  Applications must be received in the Business Office no later than April 15.  A panel from the TCT Scholarship Committee and Board of Directors makes the final selection.  Recipients are notified by June 1.

Students must complete at least 12 hours each semester (or its equivalent if on the quarter system) and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.  You may download the SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION here or from the TCT Business Office at 201 N. Broadway.

The Liveakos Scholarship is offered each year to a graduating Tupelo High School Senior who has demonstrated scholastic achievement and an aptitude for the dramatic arts.  Students planning to graduate early in the same calendar year may apply.

TCT offers a $500 Martha Geddie Memorial Scholarship each year to a Mississippi student currently enrolled in college with full time student status majoring in speech, oral communications, drama, mass media and/or related fields. Selection is based on achievements in the performing arts and general scholarship.

TCT also offers B. J. Huddleston Memorial Art Scholarship, an annual $500 scholarship recognizing a graduating Tupelo High School Senior who has demonstrated artistic ability, academic achievement, leadership and good citizenship. Students planning to graduate early in the same calendar year may apply.

In 2011 TCT added the Jess Mark Scholarship to a Mississippi high school student who has had involvement with the Tupelo Community Theatre.  The scholarship is $500 per year.  Students planning to graduate early in the same calendar year may apply.

If you have questions concerning TCT’s scholarship programs, you are encouraged to call the Lyric office at 844-1935 or e-mail TCT. Please take advantage of these financial opportunities to further an education in the dramatic arts and related fields.

Summer Youth Theatre auditions

The cast list is published on the front door of the Lyric as well as on the audition page here. Click Get Involved and then auditions. Thanks to all who auditioned.

TCT Theatre Camp

Click here for the THEATER CAMP FORM

TCT THEATER CAMP  JULY 8-12, 2019 

Ladies and Gentleman! Come one! Come all! Join us under the big top this summer for a circus themed week at Tupelo Community Theater.  We will learn the origin and uses of theater, art, and music through discussion of the characters of this year’s play. Another original children’s play written by Danielle Frerer Ratliff, this funny and thoughtful show is sure to be a hit with both kids and audiences!

Our camp director and theater instructor is Danielle Frerer Ratliff, actor at TCT and music teacher/showchoir Director at Tupelo High School.  Our Art instructor is Pat E. Parker, art teacher at Tupelo High School. Our music instructor is Claire Leeke, music professor at Northeast Community College.

TCT’s theater camp for 2019 will be held July 8-12, with two sessions each day. Rising 1st-4th graders will meet each morning. Rising 5th-8th graders will meet in the afternoons. The cost of the camp is only $100 for TCT Season Members and families with more than one sibling attending. Non-member cost is $125.