Apple Tree Arts’ theatre programs encourage individuals of all ages to explore their experiences and identities.
We facilitate a safe and healthy environment for youth participants through an engaging and motivating curriculum led by educators and artists specializing in their fields. 

Community Theatre

AUDITION NOTICE

Apple Tree Arts Inc announces auditions for

“The Shadow Box” by Michael Cristofer

Directed by MB DeKara

Auditions are complete, and the show has been cast!

“The Shadow Box” by Michael Cristofer brings the audience into the world of three cancer patients as they come to the end of their lives in hospice cottages on the grounds of a hospital. Each character comes to terms with their illness and life through interviews and moments with their families, who stay with them in these final days.

“The Shadow Box” was the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony for Best Play in 1977.

Link to Synopsis & Character Descriptions

Rehearsals will be on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons once the show is cast.

Performances will be the weekend of Friday, February 11th at 7:00 pm, Saturday, February 12th at 7:00 pm, and Sunday, February 13th at 2:00 pm in the Great Hall at Apple Tree Arts

This is an unpaid/non-union production, all cast members agree to this commitment as volunteers.

Grades 1-4 Musical Theater

Pajama Party! (grades 1-4)

A musical revue about how bedtime can be a blast!

Dates: Saturdays Oct 16 – Dec 11

Times: 10am – 12 noon

Performance: Saturday Dec 11, 7pm NOTE: DATE CHANGE

Location: Great Hall at Apple Tree Arts

Teacher: Kayla Cardin

Tuition: $300

Financial aid applications are available here.

Click here to register!

Grades 7-12 Musical Theater

Shrek, Jr. (grades 7-12)

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays from Oct 20, 2021 – Jan 6, 2022

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Performances: Jan 7, Jan 8 at 7pm at Grafton High School auditorium

Teacher: Lisa Scarlett

Tuition $500

Location: Grafton Middle School for rehearsals

Financial aid applications are available here.

Click here to register!

Private Acting Lessons

Private Acting Lessons 

Study popular acting techniques and apply them to characters, scenes, monologues and theatre games.
Learn how to:
· Analyze a character’s personality traits, actions and motives
· Master the physicality of a character
· Empathize emotionally with a character
· Improvise and trust your creative instincts

Available for a 6-week session, or as needed for audition prep.
Thursdays from 3-6pm; call Apple Tree Arts (508 -839-4286) to schedule.

Tuition: $240/six week session

Teacher: MB DeKara

Location: Apple Tree Arts

Financial aid applications are available here.

Click here to register!

Grades 2-6 Musical Theatre

Willy Wonka Kids (grades 2-6)

Dates: Wednesdays and Thursdays Jan 19 – March 17

Times: 6:00-8:00

Performances: March 18, 19 at 7pm

Teacher: Lisa Scarlett

Location: Grafton Middle School

Tuition: $475

Financial aid applications are available here.

Click here to register!

Register here!