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Wednesday, March 7
 

4:00pm CST

Theatre for Youth Festival Orientation
Meeting for all Theatre for Youth Festival participants.

Presiders
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Chad McDonald

SETC Festival Production Manager, Cookeville Performing Arts Center

Wednesday March 7, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm CST
Riverview - Bon Secour Ballroom
 
Thursday, March 8
 

9:00am CST

Theatre for Youth Festival Performance: Twas the Week After Christmas
Twas the Week After Christmas
WINGS Performing Arts – Gulfport, MS

Written by Denver Casado and Brian Dawson; Directed by Alyiah Necaise; Music Directed by Bernadette Brockman
It’s the week after Christmas, and everyone in Santa’s workshop is exhausted. Overworked and under-appreciated, the Elves decide to go on a vacation far away. However when they arrive at the Topical Tinsel Resort, the realize the Reindeer and Santa are vacationing there too! Suddenly, the resort is in a crisis when Santa goes missing out at sea. The Elves and Reindeer now more than ever must work together to save Santa and Christmas forever!

Presiders
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Chad McDonald

SETC Festival Production Manager, Cookeville Performing Arts Center

Sponsors
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1st Street Music & Sound Company

On-Site Sound Sponsor, 702
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4Wall Entertainment Lighting

On-Site Lighting Sponsor, 404
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Adjudicators/Respondents
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Ernie Nolan

SETC Theatre for Youth Festival Respondent
Ernie Nolan, Executive Artistic Director of Nashville Children’s Theatre, is an award-winning director and playwright who received the Illinois Theatre Association’s 2014 award for Excellence in Theatre for Young Audiences. He has directed and choreographed world premieres by... Read More →
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Suzan Zeder

Friday Keynote / SETC Theatre for Youth Festival Respondent / Masterclass Presenter
Suzan Zeder is recognized internationally as one of the nation’s leading playwrights for family audiences. Her plays have been performed in all 50 states and many foreign countries. Her recent plays include a new musical version of Wiley and the Hairy Man,When She Had Wings about... Read More →

Thursday March 8, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am CST
Riverview - Bon Secour Ballroom

10:30am CST

Theatre for Youth Festival Performance: The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
Samford University Theatre for Youth – Birmingham, AL
Written by Kendra Ball; Directed by Laura Byland
Inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s books comes a new telling of what it means to grow up. From the day Mowgli wanders into Mother and Father Wolf’s cave, his life becomes a series of challenges and adventures. Will he choose to confront his fears and protect his new family, or will he simply run away?

Presiders
avatar for Chad McDonald

Chad McDonald

SETC Festival Production Manager, Cookeville Performing Arts Center

Sponsors
avatar for 1st Street Music & Sound Company

1st Street Music & Sound Company

On-Site Sound Sponsor, 702
avatar for 4Wall Entertainment Lighting

4Wall Entertainment Lighting

On-Site Lighting Sponsor, 404
Usedlighting.com provides a great place to buy, sell, and trade professional lighting equipment. Owned and operated by 4Wall Entertainment, the site is constantly updated with gear listed not only from 4Wall rental stock, but from users all around the country. Just take a look at... Read More →
avatar for Robe Lighting

Robe Lighting

Robe Lighting, 602

Adjudicators/Respondents
avatar for Ernie Nolan

Ernie Nolan

SETC Theatre for Youth Festival Respondent
Ernie Nolan, Executive Artistic Director of Nashville Children’s Theatre, is an award-winning director and playwright who received the Illinois Theatre Association’s 2014 award for Excellence in Theatre for Young Audiences. He has directed and choreographed world premieres by... Read More →
avatar for Suzan Zeder

Suzan Zeder

Friday Keynote / SETC Theatre for Youth Festival Respondent / Masterclass Presenter
Suzan Zeder is recognized internationally as one of the nation’s leading playwrights for family audiences. Her plays have been performed in all 50 states and many foreign countries. Her recent plays include a new musical version of Wiley and the Hairy Man,When She Had Wings about... Read More →

Thursday March 8, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm CST
Riverview - Bon Secour Ballroom

12:00pm CST

Theatre for Youth Festival Performance: The Branchman
The Branchman
University School of Jackson – Jackson, TN

Written and Directed by Harrison Hamm
The Branchman is a farce about a legendary creature that kidnaps people in Woodsborough forest. A high school girl has been kidnapped and a group of her teenage peers have set out on a mission to find her, as well as to see if the Branchman is real or fairy tale.

Presiders
avatar for Chad McDonald

Chad McDonald

SETC Festival Production Manager, Cookeville Performing Arts Center

Sponsors
avatar for 1st Street Music & Sound Company

1st Street Music & Sound Company

On-Site Sound Sponsor, 702
avatar for 4Wall Entertainment Lighting

4Wall Entertainment Lighting

On-Site Lighting Sponsor, 404
Usedlighting.com provides a great place to buy, sell, and trade professional lighting equipment. Owned and operated by 4Wall Entertainment, the site is constantly updated with gear listed not only from 4Wall rental stock, but from users all around the country. Just take a look at... Read More →
avatar for Robe Lighting

Robe Lighting

Robe Lighting, 602

Adjudicators/Respondents
avatar for Ernie Nolan

Ernie Nolan

SETC Theatre for Youth Festival Respondent
Ernie Nolan, Executive Artistic Director of Nashville Children’s Theatre, is an award-winning director and playwright who received the Illinois Theatre Association’s 2014 award for Excellence in Theatre for Young Audiences. He has directed and choreographed world premieres by... Read More →
avatar for Suzan Zeder

Suzan Zeder

Friday Keynote / SETC Theatre for Youth Festival Respondent / Masterclass Presenter
Suzan Zeder is recognized internationally as one of the nation’s leading playwrights for family audiences. Her plays have been performed in all 50 states and many foreign countries. Her recent plays include a new musical version of Wiley and the Hairy Man,When She Had Wings about... Read More →

Thursday March 8, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm CST
Riverview - Bon Secour Ballroom

4:00pm CST

Theatre for Youth Festival Critique
Response session for this year’s festival performances.

Presiders
Adjudicators/Respondents
avatar for Ernie Nolan

Ernie Nolan

SETC Theatre for Youth Festival Respondent
Ernie Nolan, Executive Artistic Director of Nashville Children’s Theatre, is an award-winning director and playwright who received the Illinois Theatre Association’s 2014 award for Excellence in Theatre for Young Audiences. He has directed and choreographed world premieres by... Read More →
avatar for Suzan Zeder

Suzan Zeder

Friday Keynote / SETC Theatre for Youth Festival Respondent / Masterclass Presenter
Suzan Zeder is recognized internationally as one of the nation’s leading playwrights for family audiences. Her plays have been performed in all 50 states and many foreign countries. Her recent plays include a new musical version of Wiley and the Hairy Man,When She Had Wings about... Read More →

Thursday March 8, 2018 4:00pm - 5:15pm CST
Riverview - Windjammer
 


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