Shade Tree Players: Conservatory Play (Ages 12-18)

Just Another High School Play

Performances: July 10 - July 14, 2024
Dakota Stage Playhouse
Rehearsals begin May 28, 2024 5:30 pm
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Just Another High School Play

July 10 - July 14, 2024
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About the Show

Conservatory Play (Ages 12-18)

A group of actors, who have apparently been abandoned by their drama teacher, have to fend for themselves opening night in front of a live audience. Their teacher has left them hanging because no one has been showing up to rehearsals and no one is really quite sure what they are supposed to do. The student assistant director and the stage manager step in, find a box of scripts which they pass out to the cast, and try to throw something together. What follows is a rollicking show full of physical comedy, gags, and satirical re-writings of many plays from Shakespeare to Albee. This high school doesn’t just do a play, they do them all…in under 90 minutes!  

Be In The Show

Registration

Everyone who registers will be cast!  Please list any and all known conflicts with the show you are registered for.  Conflicts are taken into consideration when casting, and any conflicts/absences not listed at the time of casting may result in change of role.

There will be no rehearsal on May 27th, July 4th, or July 5th.

Available Discounts

Registering more than one student? Use code STPFAMILY to get 20% off your second registration.
Doing two shows? Use code 2NDSHOW to get 50% off your second registration.

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Registration Deadline
March 15, 2024

Auditions

Anyone interested in signing up for our Conservatory productions MUST sign up for an audition day AND register online before their reserved audition time.  Everyone who registers and auditions will be cast!

Registered actors need not prepare anything before auditions. Excerpts from the script will be provided for cold readings, and actors will also be asked to do a simple, guided improv audition. Please be prepared to stay for the duration of the audition slot.

Please email our Artistic Director at amanda.perry@dakotastageltd.com with any questions regarding Conservatory auditions.

Audition Days

February 25, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
March 10, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
March 15, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Important Information

Rehearsals Begin
May 28, 2024 5:30 pm

Parent Meeting
May 28, 2024 5:30 pm

Rehearsal Schedule
Monday - Thursday 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Tech Rehearsal (required): July 7

Performances

July 10, 2024 7:00 pm
July 11, 2024 7:00 pm
July 12, 2024 7:00 pm
July 13, 2024 7:00 pm
July 14, 2024 2:00 pm

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