The 2015/16 Season at DTA

Downtown Art's upcoming season is open to young women ages 12-18. Our free programs combine theater with history and community engagement. Participants, who are accepted based on auditions and interviews, earn certificates at the June graduation.

The 2015/16 season's stories center on the role of young people in creating change. There are two themes - race in America and tenant organizing. Each project combines rehearsing and performing with learning about history, connecting history to the present, special trips and interviews with local leaders.

Our three projects are:

 

Schedule Details:

Auditions: Monday Sept. 21 and Tuesday 22 4:30pm
This round is for participants in BIRMINGHAM and LITTLE ROCK

Auditioners must make a reservation in advance. To reserve a spot at the auditions, email Ryan@downtownart.org

BIRMINGHAM
Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30-6:15 starting Oct 1
Meets 2 Saturdays per month from 11-3pm
Tech week: Feb 13-18
Final performances: Fridays/Saturdays: February 19-March 5

LITTLE ROCK
Meets Wednesdays and Fridays 4:30-6:15 starting Oct 2
Meets 2 Saturdays per month from 11-3pm
Tech week: March 25-31
Final performances: Fridays/Saturdays: April 1-16

RENT STRIKE NYC
Auditions: Monday Feb 22 and Tuesday Feb 23
Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30-6:15 starting Feb 25
Meets several Saturdays per month from 11-3pm
Tech week: May 13-19
Final performances: Fridays/Saturdays: May 20-June 4

SPECIAL DATES
Family Day/Orientation: Saturday Oct 17th 11am
Annual Bowlathon/Fundraiser: Saturday March 12
Graduation: Saturday June 18