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2019-20 Colby Award Winners Announced

The 2019-20 Colby Award show was held virtually this year by Wheaton Drama on Saturday, November 21, 2020. Named for life member Colby Jones, the Colby Awards honor the contributions of backstage volunteers throughout the season. Awards were presented to the following: The Addams Family Musical Marty Zeurmeulin: Master Carpentry Susan Hajny: Costumes Kate McIlvain:...


Kids’ Workshops for 2019/2020

STUDENTS “ACTING IT UP” AT WHEATON DRAMA A six week workshop designed to strengthen the acting “muscle.” Through acting games and exercises, each week students will work on a different aspect of acting technique such as movement, voice, characterization, pantomime, plus others. Teamwork, focus and listening are added benefits in this acting workshop. Students will...


Director Application: 2019-2020 Season

Wheaton Drama is now accepting applications from members who are interested in directing for the 2019-2020 Season. If you are interested in directing one of these shows, please submit an application to Artistic Committee Chair Christine Pfenninger at: by FEBRUARY 15, 2019. A separate application must be filed for each show you are submitting to...


Adult Education Workshop Summer 2018

  Love theatre but don’t have time to do a full show? Never been on stage and want to give it a try for the first time? New to the area and have no idea what Wheaton Drama is? Well, we have the perfect answer to all of these questions and more! Join us for...


Artistic Committee Chair deadline June 15, 2018

WDI President Stan Austin is accepting applications from members for the position of 2018-19 Artistic Committee Chair. This individual will work with the chairs of the Play Reading and Musical Play Reading Committees, WDI Board representative(s), and at-large members to propose a slate of shows for the 2019-20 season. Download the application form: WDI Artistic Chair...


Deadline extended to 3/10: Teach a July workshop

Wheaton Drama seeks teachers for our 2018 Summer Workshop, a weeklong experience in which students learn about theatre, dance and music. Students will spend time with each teacher (dance and theatre), learning about each performance process and developing lifelong skills. We stress process over product, but parents will see what their children have been working...


Wheaton Drama seeks a Design Director

The Board of Governors seeks a talented visual artist to be its next Design Director, beginning with work for the 2018-19 season. Those interested in applying should fill out and return (by March 15) the application form: WDI-Design-Director-application-revised_2-14-18 The job description is below: The Design Director is responsible for the concept to completion of all...


Apply by Feb. 15 to direct a 2018-19 season show

Artistic Committee Chair Joan Morrissey is accepting applications from anyone wishing to direct a Wheaton Drama production during the 2018-19 season. A separate application must be filed for each show you are submitting to direct, and all applications must reach Joan by Feb. 15, 2018. Download the application form here: 2018-2019 SEASON-DIRECTOR APPLICATION. Show titles,...


Check out our children’s workshops for 2018

STUDENTS “ACTING IT UP” AT WHEATON DRAMA Classes for Grades 1-8; Winter: Jan. 9 – Feb. 13 (Makeup date: Feb 20) REGISTER NOW Early Spring: March 6 – April 10 (Makeup date: April 17) Late Spring: May 1 – June 5 (Makeup date: June 12) NOTE: Some dates differ from what appears on our printed...

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