Overview

The Round House Theatre Teen Performance Company is a pre-professional program for the next generation of theatre artists. Each company member is exposed to all the elements that are required to bring a professional production to the stage through master classes and special events, as well as gaining behind the scenes access to Round House Theatre shows.
 
The season-long program culminates in The Sarah Metzger Memorial Play which is directed, designed, stage managed, and performed by the Teen Performance Company, working with professional mentors to help guide them through the process.
 
This is an educational program for high school students, and while it is a significant time commitment, previous experience is not required to apply or audition. 

The 2021-2022 Teen Performance Company performances of TikTok (a period piece)  is being performed at Round House Theatre on February 25-27, 2022.
 

Join the 2022-2023 Teen Performance Program

Would you like to spend a season working with other high school students from across the area who are passionate about theatre and want to take their work to the next level? Applications are now open for the 2022-2023 Teen Performance Company. Performances our new world premiere play will take place February 17-19, 2023 at Round House Theatre.
 
Interested in Directing, Stage Managing, Set/Props Design, Costume Design, Lighting Design, Sound Design, Projection Design, or serving as a Dramaturg or Run Crew member? Company members are chosen through an application and interview process. The application includes three short essay questions based on a play of your choice. Apply here no later than May 15, 2022.

Interested in Auditioning? Auditions for actors will be held in early summer of 2022. Sign up here to receive audition details when available.

For more details about the RHT Teen Performance Program click here

Questions? Email TPC@RoundHouseTheatre.org
 

History of The Sarah Metzger Memorial Play 

Sarah-Graduation.jpegThe 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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