Category Archives: Spotlight Acting School

Disney’s Finding Nemo JR. (Apr 12 – 21)

Performed by Spotlight Acting School students age 9-14

Experience the underwater adventure of a lifetime with “Finding Nemo JR.,” brought to you by our talented troupe!
Dive into the oceanic world of this beloved story, where young Nemo, an adventurous clownfish, finds himself far from home. The journey of Marlin, Nemo’s overprotective father, takes him across the seas with the forgetful yet endearing Dory, meeting a host of fascinating sea creatures along the way. This heartwarming tale of parental love and the courage of growing up is brought to life with vibrant characters, captivating music, and a splash of humor. Perfect for audiences of all ages, “Finding Nemo JR.” is a spectacular and colorful journey under the sea that reminds us all about the importance of family and friendship. Join us for a theatrical experience that will leave you swimming in joy and wonder!


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The Curse of the Cobra’s Kiss (May 17-19)

Performed by Spotlight Acting School Students Ages 9-14

Embark on a thrilling journey through the 1920s with “The Curse of the Cobra’s Kiss,” a production that invites you into a world of mystery and intrigue. Directed by the talented Jazzlyn Threlkeld, this show promises an engaging experience where the audience isn’t just watching the mystery unfold—they’re part of it!

Set in the backdrop of the discovery of King Rottenlux’s tomb, the story brings together a diverse cast of characters at Professor Tommy Towers’ estate. From his wife and jealous secretary to a mischievous nephew, feuding girlfriends, a ruthless Hollywood director, and mysterious fortune teller, the plot thickens when the wealthy Professor is fatally poisoned by a cobra. The ghost of King Rottenlux himself seems to be at play, carrying another guest to the tar pits, while a third sees something crucial but dies before revealing it. It’s up to the legendary super-sleuth Jessica Maples and the great detective Hercules Porcchop to unravel the mystery.


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The Jungle Book KIDS (May 17 – 19)

Performed by Spotlight Acting School students ages 4-9

Step into the wild and enchanting world of the jungle with Spotlight Acting School’s production of Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids! This vibrant and lively adaptation brings the beloved story of Mowgli, Baloo, Bagheera, and the rest of the jungle crew to life on stage. Featuring catchy songs, breathtaking costumes, and stunning performances by talented young actors, this family-friendly show promises an unforgettable adventure into a jungle filled with fun, laughter, and the timeless tales of friendship, courage, and the joy of discovery. Don’t miss your chance to be swept away by the magic of the jungle and witness the incredible talent of Spotlight Acting School’s young performers. Join us for a journey that will captivate hearts of all ages and celebrate the spirit of imagination and adventure!


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A Midsummer Night’s Dream Performances (May 31 – Jun 2)

Presented by Spotlight Acting School students ages 14-18
Spotlight Acting School proudly presents a captivating production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” directed by the gifted Jazzlyn Threlkeld. This timeless Shakespearean comedy, performed by our talented students, promises a delightful escape into a world of whimsy, romance, and enchantment. Join us from May 31 to June 2 at the Spotlight Playhouse for an unforgettable experience as we bring to life the misadventures of lovers, fairies, and actors in the mystical forest. Don’t miss this opportunity to support young talent and enjoy a classic that continues to charm and amuse audiences of all ages. Reserve your tickets now for a magical evening with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

The Little Mermaid JR (Jun. 7-16)

Performed by Spotlight Acting School students ages 14-18

Dive into the depths of the ocean with Spotlight Acting School’s advanced students, ages 14-18, as they bring to life the enchanting tale of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. Experience the captivating story of Ariel, a vibrant and adventurous young mermaid who dreams of a life beyond the sea. With its stunning underwater scenery, dazzling costumes, and a talented cast that brings the beloved characters to life, this production is a visual and auditory feast. Featuring iconic songs like “Under the Sea” and “Part of Your World,” this performance will transport you to a mesmerizing world under the waves, where love and adventure await at every turn. Perfect for audiences of all ages, The Little Mermaid Jr. promises a magical journey that explores the depths of courage, the power of dreams, and the strength of true love. Don’t miss this spectacular showcase of Spotlight Acting School’s advanced performers in a show that will leave you singing, dreaming, and believing in the magic of the sea!

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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)