Free Range Humans

Production & Performing Opportunities

Musicals, Plays, Circus & Variety

The Free Range Kids & Teens performance program inspires students to explore creativity and self-expression while learning stage presence, vocal strength, physical confidence, and emotional intelligence in an environment that emphasizes professionalism, collaboration, and joy.

Our productions also welcome students to take leadership and technical roles both on and off stage. Students in Grades 5+ may sign up to join the Design/Production team in Assistant DirectingCostume DesignSet DesignStage Management, Choreography/Assistant Choreography, Crew, Puppetry, and Props. If your student has a specific interest, please let us know. Students who sign up for Crew will only be required the last two weeks of rehearsal.

For Production Opportunities in Film, Podcasting, & Other Media, including Acting for Film, visit our Media & Filmmaking page.

Type of Show: Play, Comedy

Performers with Lines: Grades 2+

Ensemble Performers: Grades K+

Design/Production Team: Grades 4+

Skill Level: While based on a little kids book, the script is very funny, with room for older students to grow as comedic actors. For the ensemble, there is a lot of creativity and fun, but no specific skill level required to play dragons and tacos. All abilities are welcome.

Maximum Enrollment: 16 Performers, 6 Design/Production Team

DRAGONS LOVE TACOS | Grades K-6

Thursdays, Aug 25-Nov 3 (10 Weeks)
5:00p-6:30p, Performers in Grades 2+
5:45p-6:30p, Ensemble Performers (Grades K+)
Performances Nov 4 & 5

One of our all-time favorite kids books is now a play! Bring your child to be a dragon, or a child who loves to host taco parties for dragons, or maybe even a taco, and we’ll see what mayhem ensues!

  • Students in Grades 2+ may sign up as Performers. There are several kinds of roles, both human and dragon.
  • Students in Grades K+ and students who don’t wish to learn lines may sign up as Ensemble Performers.
  • Students in Grades 4+ may sign up for the design/production team.

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Type of Show: Musical Comedy

Performers: Grades 4+

Design/Production Team: Grades 5+

Skill Level: There are roles for both singers and non-singers, with flexibility to feature everyone in the ensemble regardless of ability. The ten central characters must sing, and all have featured vocal moments. The music is complex, but achievable.

Maximum Enrollment: 20 Performers, 12 Design/Production Team

INTO THE WOODS JR | Grades 4+

Sep 14-Nov 19

Be careful what you wish for…fairy tale characters romp through an epic adventure, both funny and enchanting, in a story about getting what we want, and the consequences.

REHEARSALS
Sep 14-Nov 13: Wednesdays 6:00p-8:00p & Sundays, 2:00p-5:00p
Plus:
Thursday, Nov 10, 5:00p-7:00p
Friday, Nov 11, 6:00p-9:00p
Wednesday, Nov 16, 5:00p-8:00p
Thursday, Nov 17, 5:00p-7:00p

PERFORMANCES
Friday, Nov 18, 6:30p
Saturday, Nov 19, 2:00p & 7:00p 

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Type of Show: Variety

Performers: Grades 2+

Design/Production Team: Grades 5+

Skill Level: The variety show format allows us to showcase each student’s best skill. An upgraded showcase, the show will borrow heavily from material learned in the fall classes, plus added skits, songs, magic tricks, and, of course, a bubble number. 

Maximum Enrollment: 20 Performers, 8 Design/Production Team

CIRCUS! BUBBLE! MAGIC! HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR | Grades 2+

Nov 29-Dec 15 

We had so much fun putting this together last year that we’re doing it again. Our variety show is a wonderfully fun blend of circus, bubbles, magic and comedy, and a great way to celebrate the holiday season. Each student will be featured in at least two numbers in the show.

REHEARSALS
Students are required to attend at least three of seven:
Nov 29, Dec 1, 6, 8, 13, 14, 15, 6:00p-7:30p

PERFORMANCES
Friday, Dec 16, 6:00p
Saturday, Dec 17, 2:00p & 5:00p 

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Winter Play TBA | Grades 2+

Thursdays, Feb 16-Mar 11 (10 Weeks) 5:00p-6:30p
Plus Performances Mar 12 & 13

We don’t know what it is yet, but we know it’s going to be fantastical!

Students in Grades 2+ may sign up as performers.

Students in Grades 4+ may sign up for the design/production team.

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In Collaboration with

MADAGASCAR JR | Grades 2+

Jan 25-April 22

Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar follows all of your favorite animal friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.

  • Students in Grades 2+ may sign up as performers.
  • Students in Grades 4+ may sign up for the design/production team.
  • Students enrolled in Circus for the full school year may sign up at a discounted rate.

REHEARSALS
Jan 25-Apr 16: Wednesdays 5:00p-7:00p & Sundays, 12:00p-2:00p
Plus: Wednesday & Thursday, Apr 19 & 20, 5:00p-8:00p

PERFORMANCES
Friday, Apr 21, 6:30p
Saturday, Apr 22, 2:00p & 5:00p 

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THE LIGHTENING THIEF | Grades 5+

Jan 29-May 6

When teenager Percy Jackson discovers he’s a demigod, he and his friends embark on an epic journey to find Zeus’ missing lightning bolt and prevent a war among the gods in this dynamic musical adaptation of Rick Riordan’s bestselling series.

REHEARSALS
Jan 29-Apr 16: Sundays, 2:00p-5:00p
Plus:
Friday, Apr 7, 10:00a-4:00p
Wednesday, Apr 26, 6:00p-8:00p
Thursday, Apr 27, 5:00p-7:00p
Friday, Apr 28, 6:00p-8:00p
Wednesday, May 3, 5:00p-8:00p
Thursday, May 4, 5:00p-8:00p

PERFORMANCES
Friday, May 5, 7:00p
Saturday, May 6, 2:00p & 7:00p

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