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Education

Education

Theatre Tuscaloosa offers a full range of public workshops where professional artists can teach any theatre skill worthy of mention. Casts even receive dramaturgical support as they prepare for opening night. In fact, all volunteers involved in Theatre Tuscaloosa productions profit from close encounters with professional artists. Interested Theatre Tuscaloosa volunteers can even receive college credit for work done on productions. This is possible through programs developed with our special partner, Shelton State Community College.
 

The bottom line...we offer our educational outreach programs because we feel that an informed audience will be a more appreciative audience and better trained performers will move us all closer to our full potential.

Our Programs

Our Programs

Workshops

Workshops

Acting, auditioning, techincal theatre, and movement workshops for novice, experienced, and child/teenager/adult actors alike, are periodically offered through Theatre Tuscaloosa Academy.

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Charles W. Dennis Memorial Endowed Performing Arts Scholarship

The Charles W. Dennis Memorial Endowed Performing Arts Scholarship is for a full-time student seeking a career in technical theatre or related field.

On the Aisle Discussions

On the Aisle Discussions

On the Aisle Discussions are perfect for aspiring actors, lovers of theatre, students studying the literary work from which a play is adapted, or even book club members.

School Matinees

School Matinees

For productions based on literary classics, works thematically appropriate for students, or literary works found on school reading lists, Theatre Tuscaloosa produces special school matinees.

SecondStage

SecondStage

Theatre Tuscaloosa's SecondStage is designed to be a safe place where artists can take chances, take risks, and explore their ideas. SecondStage gives new directors, performers, and technicians a place to use their voices.

Shelton State Community College Theatre Department

Shelton State Community College Theatre Department

Shelton State Community College’s theatre department works in partnership with Theatre Tuscaloosa to provide volunteer, work-study, and “hands-on” technical and performance opportunities.

Project Broadway

Project Broadway

Project Broadway takes actors a step beyond a traditional musical theatre camp, encouraging each student to discover their own voice, connect, collaborate, and make a new Broadway-style performance project through the collective creative process.