INTRODUCING THE IVORYTON PLAYERS!
We are so excited to announce a brand new program at the Ivoryton Playhouse starting in July. The Ivoryton Players is an opportunity for adults who love the theatre to have fun, meet new friends and put on a show!
You will learn about professional theater while preparing and rehearsing for a staged reading with the performance on 12/09/14 on the Ivoryton Playhouse Stage! All levels of experience or no experience are welcome. Here comes the fun … NO MEMORIZING!
If you are interested in performing again in your life or it is on your bucket list to see what it’s like to be “in the theater”, here’s your chance.
Sign up now for the very first meeting of The Ivoryton Players. Meetings begin Monday, July 21st from 1:00pm to 3:30pm (time flexible according to membership needs) at the Ivoryton Playhouse Office and Rehearsal Studio located at 24 Main Street, Centerbrook. The group will meet every Monday leading up to the show.
If you want to be a part of this fun group but would prefer to be involved in the backstage work essential to a great show, there are props, costumes, set design, stage managing, publicity, understudies and more – something for everyone who wants to participate.
The group will be performing a riotous comedy to be announced. The first meeting will include a welcome packet for all, an overview of the club and some hilarious get-acquainted improvisations. We will then start the rehearsal process in the next meetings.
The Ivoryton Players director is Joyce Beauvais. Joyce, after settling in CT, currently runs this program in Old Saybrook and also starting in East Lyme. Ms Beauvais brings with her a lifetime in the theater performing her first professional role at age seven. She lived in NYC for over 25 years as an actress in stage, TV and film, also a Broadway and Off-Broadway producer and 5 years as owner and operator of Chez Beauvais, Restaurant and Cabaret. Chez Beauvais was a boite on Tenth Ave., NYC offering fine cuisine and the best of New York City jazz. She partnered with uber agent Jack Rollins and Jane Rollins. After moving to FL she continued to perform as an actress but also developed this program that today will be the Ivoryton Players. “The mix of people and experience”, Joyce finds, “turns into the magic one only finds in theater”. Joyce promises this will be one of the times of your life!
There is limited enrollment and only a $5 charge per class (funding available for those who need it), so come and join us. After one meeting you’ll be hooked!.
Please call to register: 860.767.9520 x 205.