Company members work closely with experienced professional artists and practitioners as mentors. Each company member is exposed to all the elements that are required to bring a professional production to the stage. Students selected also gain behind-the-scenes access to productions and attend special events and master classes with Round House Theatre artists.

The program culminates in The Sarah Metzger Memorial Play which is directed, designed, stage managed, and performed by the Teen Performance Company. The 2019-2020 Teen Performance Company performances will take place March 6-8, 2020 at Round House Theatre.

Join the 2019-2020 Teen Performance Program

Applications are still being accepted for STAGE MANAGERS, RUN CREW, and LIGHTING DESIGNERS: Applications are being reviewed immediately. Download, complete, and submit your application to TPC@RoundHouseTheatre.org

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Questions? Email TPC@RoundHouseTheatre.org

History of The Sarah Metzger Memorial Play

The Sarah Metzger Memorial Play honors the memory of Sarah Emily Metzger, an active member of the theatre community in her school and at Round House, who was killed in an automobile accident during her freshman year of college. One of the Round House family’s lasting memories of Sarah is that, while still a high school student, she independently mounted a full-scale theatre production. Wishing to expand on the opportunities offered by her high school’s theatre department, Sarah worked to raise funds, secure facilities and a production staff, market and promote her production, and direct a full-length play.

After her passing, Sarah’s family worked with Round House to create The Sarah Metzger Memorial Fund as a tribute to the inspiring young woman. Through the generosity of many contributors, the fund provides the financial resources each season for similarly passionate and motivated high school students to create a fully-realized production with a professional theatre company.

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