Auditions are around the corner!!

Oh No!!!  Santa’s magic dust is missing!
How is he going to deliver the presents? 
Will we have to cancel Christmas?!?!?


Think,  Think,    THINK!!


I’ve got it!  If Santa can’t do it in the air, he’ll do it on land!

Calling all runners for the race of the century.  We are looking for the fastest, highest, strongest runners on Earth to help Santa deliver his presents.

What could possibly go wrong!?!?!?!

Not only do we need the fastest, highest and strongest runners, but we need your talented young actors and actresses to help Santa out.  Auditions for  

“Tortoise vs. Hare:  Move Over Rudolph”

will be held on Tuesday, September 4 and Thursday, September 6, 2012 at the Arts in Stark Education Center, 1014 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton.  Auditions begin at 6:00 pm both days.  Use the back entrance of the building.

All young people, ages 5 – 13 are welcome to audition for parts in this fun and exciting production.  EVERY actor that auditions will be guaranteed a part in the play.

For more information, please contact Carol Ann Carmack at 330-458-3165.

Hope to see you there!!!

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Our New Home!!!

As many of you have heard, thanks to the work and generosity of the Stark County District Library, Little Theatre now has a place to call home.  We are now working out of the Education Center which is located at 1014 Cleveland Avenue NW, right behind the Civic Center.

Our family took a walking tour of Canton on Saturday and dear hubby snapped this awesome picture.  This is our new home!



Education Center


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Dance Workshop for ages 8-adult

The Little Theatre Troupe


“That’s Entertainment!” Dance Workshop

This workshop is free and is for ages 8 through adult.

The dates of the workshop are as follows:

Thursdays, September 8 & 22                                          6 – 7:30 pm

Saturdays, September 10, 24 & October 1                  2 – 3:30 pm

(You do not have to come to all of the dates, but come to as many as you can. Lots of stuff to learn and lots of fun to have).

The workshop will be held at our NEW THEATER!!!!!!!!!! YAAAAYYYYYYY!!!!!!!

Education Center (Behind the Cultural Center for the Arts)

1014 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton.

The workshop will consist of:

  • An introduction to theater dance.
  • Posture, movement, and different rhythms.
  • Basic steps with emphasis on proper footwork.
  • Expression of the character of different dances.
  • Introduction of some elements of the upcoming Who-ville performance of “The Skater’s Waltz”.

Dress comfortably for this “fun-filled, movin’ around, and we’re gonna learn something, too” Workshop!

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Theatre Season Starting – Mark your calendars!!!

The Stark County District Library will be launching their 2011-2012 theatre season with “A Very Merry Who-ville Christmas“.  The really great thing is we are launching the new season in our NEW HOME!!!  That’s right…thanks to the Stark County District Library, the Little Theatre Troupe has a place where we can rehearse, practice and put on our performances.  We will be operating out of the Education Center at 1014 Cleveland Ave. NW.  That is the church-like building right behind the Canton Civic Center.  This is where we have held our final performances in the last few years.

Auditions for A Very Merry Who-ville Christmas will be held Tuesday, September 13 and Thursday, September 15 at the Education Center.  Auditions start at 6pm on both days.  This production is for actors between the ages of 5 and 13.  Every child in that age group that auditions will receive a part, no one is ever left out.

Also, mark your calendars for the Friends of the Little Theatre Troup Fall Fest.  It will be held in the Education Center on Saturday, September 17.  More details shortly.



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DVD Pick Up Schedule

DVDs of The Purrrfect Christmas will be available at the following times and places:

  • Tuesday January 18th, Main Library 5-6pm
  • Wednesday January 19th, Jackson Twp Branch, 6-7pm
  • Saturday January 22nd, Jackson Twp Branch, 1-2pm

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Dress Rehearsal Next Week!

Can you believe it?  Tonight is the last off script night we have.  Take Saturday off to relax because next week is dress rehearsals for the Purrrrfect Christmas!

Dress rehearsals will be held at Community Christian Church at 210 N. Main St., North Canton.  Actors, be in costume (no makeup) and catty (or doggie, or peopley) by 6pm.  The lights and sound crews will be working with you to get everything ready for the first show on November 13.

Everyone is doing a great job.

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Script Read-Through and Cast Assignments Tonight!!

Just a reminder that tonight at 6pm at the Jackson Branch of the Stark County District Library is the whole cast read-through.  Tonight is when your budding Broadway stars get their roles and see the script for the very first time.

If you have highlighters, you might want to bring one so they can mark their lines in the script.

See you there.

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