Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located within the particular first block of Lincoln Square at 49 York Street is now in it’s 15th Season of volunteer, educational, and performance opportunities year-round for all ages and abilities with 12 productions a year plus classes, improv, and musical cabarets.
“They say never judge a book by its cover”, says GCT Founding Executive/Artistic Director, Chad-Alan Carr . “I say never judge a theatre from the outside or from how few seats it has. Come on within and feel the magic and the particular love associated with theatre arts for all. There is always a lot going on here. ”
Though GCT’s front façade may look small as it was an old late 1880’s house, inside the roughly 17, 000 square foot building GCT operates three floors including: two offices, three studios, box office/lobby, green room, paint room, scenery shop, costume shop, props room, dressing rooms, four restrooms, plus an 80 seat intimate blackbox theatre. GCT will be currently in rehearsals for the plays Loving, directed simply by Chad-Alan Carr , Angels In America Parts One & Two, directed by Karen Land, and the music Disney’s Descendants, directed simply by Mathew Barninger. GCT will offer various music, theater arts, and dance classes this semester for Kindergarten through Adults taught by Carrie Conklin, Samuel Eisenhuth , Bruce Moore , and Kristy Petruzzelli.
The GCT Winter/Spring 2023 Courses include:
Tap Classes By Broadway veteran Bruce Moore .
Beginner Level Ages 16-Adults 6-7pm Wednesdays starting February 1st and Intermediate Level Age groups 16-Adults 6-7pm Wednesdays beginning February first.
Once Upon A Fairytale
6-7pm February 15, 22, & March 1
Once upon the time, there was a wonderful acting class for whimsical children who loved to perform. This class features your favorite fairy tale friends with a magical twist. Rewrite the storybook using theatre games, creative storytelling, plus collaboration. Build your confidence as you expand your imagination and literacy skills. Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo!
Sing Out Louise!
6-7pm Feb 16, 23, & 03 2, 2023
Kids are taking over Broadway in this singing-focused course. This is usually an all-singing venture into memorable musicals with pint-sized leading characters, such as Matilda, Annie, plus more. Learn about vocal technique and exactly how to prepare an audition song with a professional music director. Students will complete this workshop with a good audition song and sheet music in hand to take their next audition.
Frozen Winter Tales
6-7pm Mar 8, 15, 22
Are you still singing your favorite Frozen songs and a person just can’t seem in order to “Let It Go? ” Well, come and join the adventure! “For The First Time In Forever”, we’ll be celebrating our buddies Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and other favorites of Arendelle as we learn vocal techniques, fun dance moves, and innovative storytelling within this fantastical musical theater class. No need for mittens. “The cold never bothered us anyway! ”
6-7pm Thursdays, March 9, 16, & 23, 2023
Speak the particular speech! The particular instructor will certainly lead the beginner class in the particular basics of Shakespeare text and history. Who was Shakespeare? How do you speak his textual content? The instructor will help you find and understand a short monologue from one associated with Shakespeare’s many plays plus will help you with the pronunciation and understanding its meaning. This is definitely a great class for anyone new to Shakespeare or even that may be interested in auditioning for a Shakespeare play.
Just One Saturday Morning At The Theater: Scales & Tales
10am-Noon Sunday, April 1st
Get inspired by the tales (with tai ls) of crazy critters from stories like Lyle Crocodile, Cat in The Hat, The particular Little Mermaid, and other friends. College students work together in order to act out new and familiar tales and enjoy games plus projects to support their animal quest. Exploratory Creative Dramatics provide literature-based drama activities that promote literacy comprehension, self-confidence, collaboration, and creativity.
Register online today before classes are filled. Summer Camps to be announced soon.
Discounted tickets for upcoming performances can be purchased on the particular theatre’s website for $15 when purchased in advance, plus tickets in the door can be purchased for $20 if any seats are left in the intimate eighty seat theatre. Audiences are usually encouraged in order to not only order tickets in advance but also arrive early to discover downtown parking and enjoy refreshments and raffles that the theatre will be selling as grassroots fundraisers before each overall performance. The Racehorse Alley Parking Garage can be one prevent from the particular theatre just off of N. Stratton Street for paid parking available 24 hours, but there are many street meters close to GCT along You are able to, Stratton and Middle Streets which stop at 8pm. Most tickets are now on sale at www.GettysburgCommunityTheatre.org or simply by calling 717-334-2692.