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Community Theatre at the Chesterfield Family YMCA

We are proud to offer a variety of shows and events that the whole family will love! 

Community Theatre at the Chesterfield Family YMCA offers engaging theatre with performances by children! Productions are regularly scheduled throughout the year, and our Summer Camp program offers several summmer theater programs! Schedule and audition updates are listed below. Please check back regularly for updates. For additional programming or audition information, please contact Artistic Director Rebecca Pate.

Theatre show tickets are $8 Adults, and $5 for Seniors, Students or Children. Tickets are available either in advance or at the door. For advance ticket purchase, please call the Chesterfield Family YMCA Welcome Center at (636) 532-3100.

Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.

With support from the Regional Arts Commision.

     

Upcoming Productions:

SING WITH SEUSS!

Performance of Seussical Jr.

Everyone's favorite hat wearing cat is on our stage telling stories by Seuss. Performed by children ages 6-16.

Friday, Apr. 26 and Saturday, Apr. 27 at 7:30 pm

Sunday, Apr. 28 at 3:00 pm

Tickets are available online, in person, and by phone begining March 25th.

Group discounts available for groups of 10 or more.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and children.

Spring Session I Programs:

Registration opens February 11.

Register online at gwrymca.org, at the welcome center or by calling (636) 532-3100.

For more information, contact Arts and Humanities Director Rebecca Pate at rebecca.pate@gwrymca.org or (636) 532-6515 ext. 227.

 

ACT LOUD, ACT PROUD

Acting & Voice for the Stage

This new class helps performers who already know their basics build confidence and new skills. Material covered in class includes but is not limited to: monologues, scenes, how to choose pieces for auditions, and proper vocal technique for the stage.

Ages 10-16

Wednesdays, March 6 - April 17

6:45pm-7:45pm

$50 for Y members, $60 for non-members

 

BE IN A PLAY ONSTAGE

Storybook Musical Theatre

We will spend eight weeks learning about the basics of theatre and rehearsing for our performance of Mary and Her Little Lambs. On the last day of class, participants will perform their production for family and friends. This class is a great way for young performers to build their acting skills, even if they have no experience.

Ages 6-9

Wednesdays, March 6 - April 17

5:30pm-6:30pm

$50 for Y members, $60 for non-members

 

BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY

Send your little superstar to our Broadway Bound classes, which focus on singing, dancing, and acting for the stage!

Broadway Babies is a dance-based class where students will learn the fundamentals of performance and music through song, movement, and storytelling. No experience required.

Ages 3-5

Tuesdays, March 5 - April 16

5:30pm - 6:15pm

$50 for Y members, $60 for non-members

 

Broadway Basics is a musical theatre dance class with lessons in singing and acting. No experience required.

Ages 5-9

Tuesdays, March 5 - April 16

6:30pm-7:30pm

$50 for Y members, $60 for non-members

 

 

LITTLE STARS SHINE BRIGHT

Twinkle Toes

Send your twinkling tot to our brand new daytime dance class. This class will teach the very basics of movement and dance through fun songs and exercises!

Ages 3-5

Tuesdays March 5 - April 16

2:15pm-3:00pm

$50 for Y members, $60 for non-members

 

Employment Opportunities

We are always looking for talented Directors/Assistant Directors and Technitions. If you are interested in working for us please email your resume to Artistic Director Rebecca Pate.

Volunteer Opportunities:  Let's put the "Community" back in Community Theatre!
Have you ever dreamed of working in Show Biz?  Our Community Theatre is always looking for volunteers to join our collaborative family-- no previous experience required, but enthusiasm and curiosity are a must! We are seeking volunteers to contribute in costume and prop construction, publicity, rehearsal support, concessions, and fundraising events. As productions evolve, specific needs will also be posted on this webpage. For more information, please email Artistic Director Rebecca Pate.

Summer Drama Day Camps at the Chesterfield Family YMCA
Members and non-members ages 5 to 14 have the opportunity to join various summer performing arts camps which focus on acting, musical theatre, magic, and even circus performing! Included are the Actor's Studio camp and Summer Stock camp. All camps are led by professional and college performers. For more information on day camps available with the Chesterfield Family YMCA, please click HERE to browse our brochure.

Theatre Rental
The Chesterfield Community Theater is available for rent for dance recitals, business meetings, lectures, graduation ceremonies and more. We provide lighting, sound, technical and production services for your event. For more information, please contact Technical Director Ian Tobias by email or call (636) 532-6515 ext. 231.