Fall Musical Theatre Program


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Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures.

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland JR.is a fast-paced take on the classic tale.
The ever-curious Alice’s journey begins innocently enough as she chases the White Rabbit. Her adventures become increasingly more strange as she races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game!

Cost of program includes: script, rehearsal music link, costume (does not provide shoes or underdressing), rehearsal and performance fees. rehearsal artists fees (director, choreographer, musical director, costume designer, set designer, and tech designer) and rental fees.

Your child will be receiving a a unique experience working with professional theatre artists while exploring their own creativity and making lasting friendships for a mere $12 an hour.

 Limited financial aid available based on need.

Village Arts Fall 2019 Theatre Programs

  • Teen Ensemble and Saturday Theatre Program at Village Arts Performance Space on the campus of Faith Presbyterian Church of Valley Village

  • Elementary Program and Kinder & First Program At Colfax Charter Elementary School

Friday Teen Ensemble & Saturday Theatre Program

at Village Arts Performance Space on the campus of Faith Presbyterian Church of Valley Village




Program dates: August 26-November 10

Colfax Kinder & 1st Grade Theatre Program

Program dates: September 3-November 3

Don’t be late for a very important date with the Village Arts
All Kinder & 1st Grade Production of
Alice in Wonderland 

Come join us as we bring this masterpiece of imagination to life. This program is especially designed for kindergartners* to learn the basics of theatre performance and also allows each child to shine on stage.   We will meet each week to create and rehearse a condensed and complete, movement driven version of the musical culminating with a performance on the Colfax stage. Every child will be cast in their own role. They will participate in two songs and dances.  If your child loves to act out stories, play pretend, and sing and dance, this is the program for them. Come play with us!

Director, Jeanne Simpson

*Grade 1 students are also allowed to participate in this program if parents/guardians feel it might be a better fit for their child

Sibling discounts apply. Use coupon code “SIBLING”  at check out.

Process and Casting
Village Arts believes acting and  the creation of a show is a process of discovery and learning. Theatre requires that all the participants work as a team, and it is our hope our students find the value of teamwork, or ensemble, through the creative process. Everyone in the program is valued and in turn, students learn the value of their peers, of themselves, of their teachers as well as everyone involved in the production.

Our casting process reflects our goals of discovery and learning for each of our theatre programs. Older elementary school students (Grades 4 & 5) are usually cast in larger roles. Grade 3 and older first-time participants often get a smaller speaking role and are part of the ensemble. The younger students and less experienced students are the ensemble players. Ensemble players are on stage a lot! They sing and dance in just about every big “number” and help support the telling of the story.

A great deal of time, thought and love goes into our casting decisions. Sometimes it is painful and feels unfair, yet our decisions are based not just on talent, but on growth and the belief that each child will discover a great deal through the ensemble based process.

Sibling discounts apply. Use coupon code “SIBLING”  at check out.

Children must be picked up by the end of each day and in a timely fashion.

We accept Check and Credit Card (via Paypal) payments. Please note: there will be a small processing fee for all credit card payments