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Visit with Pierre Players at Activities Roundup: Feb. 3

Pierre Players will have a table at the Activities Roundup on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 5-8 p.m., at the YMCA. Pierre Players is one of more than 35 groups attending to provide information on what programs the Pierre area has to offer. You can find out when and how to register, practice dates and meeting times, equipment/supplies required and more. Stop at the YMCA to visit all the great organizations/groups to get involved with in the Pierre area. Stop in at Pierre Players booth – we would love to visit with you.


Broadway Dancer to Present Workshop for Young Dancers: March 14-15

Pierre Players Studio is offering young dancers an opportunity to step into the shoes of Broadway dancer McKayla Marso, a Pierre native and professional performer. McKayla will present two Footlights Workshops--lessons in ballet, tap, voice and Broadway choreography--on March 14-15, 2015, at the Grand Opera House. A workshop for dancers ages 8-12 will be held on Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A workshop for dancers ages 13-18 will be held on Sunday, March 15, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Registration for these free workshops opens on Monday, Feb. 9, on a first-come basis as space is limited. Learn more.


Children's Theater Auditions: "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing"

Pierre Players will present the children's theater production "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" on April 9-11, 2015, at the Community Youth Involved Center in Fort Pierre. This show is an additional, off-season production and not part of the 2014-2015 membership. Auditions have been set for Feb. 16-17, 2015, 7 p.m. at the Community Youth Involved Center in Fort Pierre. There are parts for 7 children, 3-7 men and 3-8 women. For more information, email director Michele Beeler or call 605.999.8503 or email assistant director Hannah Carda or call 605.222.7723. Learn more.


Upcoming Production: "Suite Surrender"

It’s 1942, and two of Hollywood’s biggest divas have descended upon the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotelassistants, luggage and a legendary feud with one another in tow. Everything seems to be in order for their wartime performance...that is, until they are somehow assigned to the same suite. Mistaken identities, overblown egos, double entendres and a lap dog named Mr. Boodles round out this hilarious riot of a love note to the classic farces of the ‘30s and ‘40s.Performance dates are Feb. 27-March 1 and March 5-7, 2015, with a preview performance on Feb. 25.  Learn more.


Upcoming Auditions: "Almost, Maine"

Auditions for the romantic comedy "Almost, Maine" will be held Monday, March 9, 2015, with callbacks on March 10, 2015, 7 p.m. at the Grand Opera House. There are parts for 2-4 men and 2-4 women. The play contains various related scenes with all actors playing more than one role. Performance dates are April 24-26 and April 30-May 2, with a preview performance on April 22. For more information, email director Michael Pangburn or call 605.222.9138. Learn more.



View 34 Dinner Theater: "Things My Mother Taught Me"

Pierre Players and View 34 will present the romantic comedy "Things My Mother Taught Me" as a dinner theater on May 6-9, 2015, at View 34.Olivia and Gabe are moving into their first apartment together, halfway across the country from their parents, so imagine their surprise when everyone shows up to help them. Funny and touching, this one will make you laugh out loud and fall in love all over again. There are parts for 3 men, 3 women, and 1 man or woman. Auditions will be held March 15 and 16, 2015, 7 p.m. in the Encore Room. For more information, email director Lee Ann Smith or call 605.280-5066. Learn more.

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