Category Archives: Spotlight Acting School

Willy Wonka Kids (Jun 21-30)

Performed by Spotlight Acting School Students age 4-11

Spotlight Acting School invites you to experience the magic of “Willy Wonka Kids,” performed by our talented students aged 4 to 11. This enchanting adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved story will transport you to a world of pure imagination, where the whimsical Willy Wonka, the charming Charlie Bucket, and the eccentric Oompa-Loompas come to life on stage.

Join us for an unforgettable journey through the fantastical chocolate factory, filled with memorable songs, colorful characters, and delightful surprises that will captivate audiences of all ages. Don’t miss your chance to witness the incredible talent and creativity of these young performers as they bring this timeless tale to life. Mark your calendars and prepare for a theatrical experience that promises to be as sweet and delightful as a Wonka chocolate bar! Performances are scheduled for June, so stay tuned for specific dates and ticket information. Come support our young stars and enjoy a heartwarming show that celebrates imagination, friendship, and the joy of theater.


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Creative Arts Camp (Rising 1st Graders – 9th Grade) Jun 24-28

Spotlight Acting School’s wildly popular Creative Arts Camp is back in 2024. Students are challenged to learn and participate in many art activities that foster a lifelong appreciation of all things creative.

This year’s theme is Welcome to the Jungle. Join the fun with our animal friends.

The required paperwork will need to be filled out upon the first drop-off or stop by the school anytime during the day on Saturday the 22nd. Today’s online payment will also collect the student’s name and age, therefore reserving your spot in the camp. Any special needs can be communicated at the first drop-off. If your student has any special dietary restrictions or allergies please plan to bring a lunch each day. Our regular meals are provided by Grow Appalachia: Berea Kids Eat, summer food program.

Camp tuition is non-refundable and will not be pro-rated.

Details below:

1. Cost for the week – $125.00
2. Breakfast and lunch is provided.
3. Rising 1st Graders – 9th Grade. (The student activities will be divided by age groups)
4. Drop-off begins at 7:45 am
5. Pick-up by 4:15 pm
6. Monday-Friday June 24-June 28
7. We recommend that campers bring along a water bottle.

REGISTER HERE

Students will take part in 6 classes each day. Classes will include
musical theater dance, design(set/costumes), stage makeup,
visual art, music, acting, etc.
We have a full week of FUN prepared! At the end of the week
(Friday) we will have a short performance to show
parents/families what we have been working on.
Space is Limited. Please reserve your spot today!

Camp Director – Miss Jazzlyn Threlkeld.
Volunteers wishing to help with camps this year may contact Spotlight at [email protected]

Shrek JR: The Musical (Aug 30-Sept 8)

Join us for an enchanting adventure with “Shrek JR the Musical” at Spotlight Acting School! Performed by talented students aged 9-14, this delightful production brings the beloved story of Shrek, the grumpy yet lovable ogre, and his quest to rescue Princess Fiona to life on stage. With its heartwarming themes of friendship, acceptance, and the discovery of one’s true self, “Shrek JR” promises to captivate audiences of all ages. Expect a vibrant mix of humor, catchy songs, and memorable characters that will make you laugh, cheer, and perhaps even shed a tear.

Spotlight Acting School is proud to showcase the incredible talents of its young performers in this fantastic show. Under the expert direction of Sarah Jeck, Kelly Fischer,  and Jazzlyn Threlkeld, with musical direction by Miss Letha Hembree, the students have worked tirelessly to bring this magical story to life. From stunning costumes and sets to powerful performances and spirited choreography, every element of “Shrek JR” is crafted to provide a memorable theater experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to support our young actors and enjoy a night of fun and entertainment. 

Ticket availability anticipated mid-July.

The Spotlight Playhouse 2018/2019 Season

As we begin rehearsals for our last few shows of the 2017/2018 season we look forward to another season of great entertainment, all located in our new 13,000sq ft Playhouse in Berea.

The shows are listed in Chronological order, but exact dates could change at this point.

The season consists of over 32 shows for 46 weeks of entertainment with over 150 performances. Don’t let anyone say there is nothing to do in Berea.

Look at the calendar in the next few days to see performance dates.

  1. Murder Mystery Dinner Show – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Aug 2018)
  2. A Spectacular Season Preview – by the Spotlight Players
    (Aug 2018)
  3. Press Start – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-9
    (Sept 2018)
  4. Let Your Hair Down, Rapunzel – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-11
    (Sept 2018)
  5. Young Frankenstein – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Sept 2018)
  6. You Can’t Take It with You – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 11-18
    (Oct 2018)
  7. Honk Jr. – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 9-14
    (Oct 2018) 
  8. Dracula  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Oct 2018) 
  9. Brigadoon – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 11-18
    (Nov 2018)  
  10. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – by the Spotlight Players (Intergenerational)
    (Nov 2018) 
  11. Christmas Showcase – by the Spotlight Players (Intergenerational)
    (Dec 2018)
  12. An Old Time Christmas Live Radio Show – by the Spotlight Players
    (Dec 2018)
  13. Christmas Mystery Dinner Show – by The Bluegrass Players
    (Dec 2018)
  14. Disney’s My Son Pinocchio JR. – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-9
    (Jan 2019)
  15. End Days  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Jan 2019)
  16. Shrek Jr. – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 9-14
    (Feb 2019) 
  17. Space Pirates! – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-11
    (Feb 2019)  
  18. High School Musical – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 11-18
    (Mar 2019) 
  19. The Importance of Being Earnest  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Mar 2019)
  20. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – by the Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 11-18
    (Mar 2019)
  21. Festival of Short Plays
    (Mar 2019)
  22. Twelfth Night  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Mar 2019)
  23. Musicville – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-9
    (Apr 2019)
  24. The Lion the Witch and The Wardrobe – by the Spotlight Players (Intergenerational)
    (Apr 2019)
  25. Spamalot  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (May 2019)
  26. Junie B. Jones The Musical JR. – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 4-11
    (May 2019) 
  27. Clue Dinner Show  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (May 2019)
  28. Singin’ in the Rain JR. – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 9-14
    (Jun 2019)
  29. A Midsummer Night’s Dream – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 11-18
    (Jun 2019)
  30. Oklahoma! – by the Spotlight Players (Intergenerational)
    (Jun 2019)
  31. A Broadway Revue – by Spotlight Acting School
    Ages 9-18
    (Jun 2019) 
  32. Moon Over Buffalo  – by the Bluegrass Players
    (Jul 2019)