Shade Tree Players: Conservatory Play

Puffs (Or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years At a Certain School of Magic and Magic)

Directed by Amanda Perry

Performances: July 27 - July 30, 2023
Dakota Stage Playhouse
Rehearsals begin June 26, 2023 5:45 pm

Puffs (Or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years At a Certain School of Magic and Magic)

July 27 - July 30, 2023

About the Show

For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs… who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

The New York Times proclaims Puffs “A fast-paced romp through the ‘Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.’ For Potterphiliacs who grew up alongside Potter and are eager to revisit that world, Puffs exudes a jovial, winking fondness for all things Harry!”

This clever and inventive play “never goes more than a minute without a laugh” (Nerdist) giving you a new look at a familiar adventure from the perspective of three potential heroes just trying to make it through a magic school that proves to be very dangerous for children. Alongside them are the Puffs, a group of well-meaning, loyal outsiders with a thing for badgers “who are so lovable and relatable, you’ll leave the theater wishing they were in the stories all along” (Hollywood Life). Their “hilariously heartfelt!” (Metro) and epic journey takes the classic story to new places and reimagines what a boy wizard hero can be.

Puffs is presented through special arrangement with Concord Theatricals. All authorized performance materials are also supplied by Concord Theatricals.

Be In The Show


  • Registration Fee: $210.00

  • Use BOGOSTP if your registrant is signing up for both Conservatory shows!

  • Have more than one of your kiddos wanting to join fun? Use code FAMILY15 for 15% off the second and following registration fees!

Registration Deadline
May 31, 2023

Casting Deadline
March 30, 2023
Cast list will be published at this time, but registrations will still be open for roles which have not been cast. Payment of registration fee is due at this time to guarantee a role.

Important Information

Amanda Perry

Rehearsals Begin
June 26, 2023 5:45 pm

Parent Meeting
June 26, 2023 5:30 pm

Rehearsal Schedule
Monday through Friday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM


July 27, 2023 7:00 pm
July 28, 2023 7:00 pm
July 29, 2023 7:00 pm
July 30, 2023 2:00 pm

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