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Welcome To The Little Theatre

WHO WE ARE

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem is the oldest performing arts organization in Winston-Salem. For almost 90 years audiences have experienced our spectacular productions! As a fundamental part of Winston-Salem's cultural scene, we invite everyone in the community to exercise their imaginations, stretch their creative muscles, and experience the transformative magic of live theatre. 

Upcoming Classes

3-5yr

& Caregiver

Gr. 3-5

Little Theatre for Littles

Characters Take the Stage: Mythical Creatures

For Ages 2-5 and their caregivers
Tuesdays October 10 - November 14
10-11am


Instructor: Emily Ennis

In this fun six week class caregivers and their toddlers or preschoolers will play pretend, explore different characters and have a lot of fun. Following a different theme each week we will start each class with vocal and physical warm ups much like actors do before a performance. We will have fun acting out a story and playing games based around pretend play. We will build props with arts and crafts. We will play games that further communication that caregivers can continue at home. Through these activities our littles will explore the intentions and emotion of the characters giving them insight at their level to how others feel.
Come play pretend with us!

Cost $110

For Adults1

Tuesdays October 17 - November 21

6pm-8pm

Instructor: Britt Stone

Looking for where to begin your acting path? In this six week class students will learn everything from stage direction to getting to the root of a character. Each week students will build their theatrical knowledge and learn techniques they can use on and off the stage. Get ready to join the vibrant theatre community in Winston-Salem. By the end actors will be working on two-three person scenes.

Cost: $180

For Students in Grades 3-5
Mondays October 23 - December 11 5:30-7:30pm


Instructor: Emily Ennis

A fun introduction to the fundamental building blocks of drama (body, voice, mind, and imagination). Using a variety of myths as a jumping-off point to spark and support the creative process, the characters will fly off the page as students participate in movement exercises, story reenactments, theatre games, improvisation, role-playing, music, dance, and visual arts.

Cost $225

Adult Introduction to Acting

Adult

Upcoming Productions

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THE PRODUCERS
music & lyrics Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan
book by Mel Brooks

October 20-November 5, 2023

Thursday-Saturday 7:30 pm |

Sunday 2 pm| Saturday, October 28 & November 4 at 2 pm

at HANESBRANDS THEATR

Tickets starting at $13.50

Winner of 12 Tony awards, including Best Musical, The Producers is one of Mel Brooks' funniest shows!

The Producers is the story of a down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his accountant who concoct a flop as the perfect financial swindle. The plan, however, gets entirely out of hand when their magnum opus becomes a hit!

Be advised; This production includes adult themes and language.

THE SEUSSIFCATION OF ROMEO & JULIET

By:Peter Bloedel

LTWS Youth Production: Fun for all ages

A whimsical reinvention of Shakespeare's tragic love story, complete with rhymed couplets, creative wordplay, and fantastical machines -- similar to something Dr. Seuss might have come up with if he ever had his way with the script...

November 10-12, 2023

Friday-Saturday 7:00 pm |

Saturday -Sunday 2 pm

at Mountcastle Forum

Tickets starting at $13.00

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Adapted by Charlie Lovett
from the novel by Charles Dickens

December 7-10 & 14-17, 2023

Thursday-Saturday 7:30 pm |

Saturday & Sunday 2 pm

at HANESBRANDS THEATRE

 

Tickets starting at $13.50

The sold-out adaptation of everyone's favorite Christmas classic by best-selling author Charlie Lovett has returned!


Ebenezer Scrooge is a name everyone in London knows. It belongs to the miserable old man who loves money and hates Christmas. But one fateful Christmas eve, Scrooge is visited by the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, who want to help him find kindness in his heart before it’s too late. A beloved Christmas classic adapted for the stage, A Christmas Carol is a holiday treat for the whole family to enjoy.

Season & Single Tickets on sale Now.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem is a community driven arts organization. As such, we see the true value and the critical role that diversity serves in helping our theatre and community thrive. Going forward, we are determined to foster an environment that respects and promotes the value of diversity. The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem believes in the transformative power of the arts to enrich lives and revitalize communities. We are committed to sustaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable space where everyone who participates in our programming — patrons, artists, employees, volunteers, and students — feels valued and respected regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, education, or ability.

While this is not an end-all statement and will constantly evolve as we and our organization (continues to) learn and grow, this is a starting point for forming actions that will encourage equity and make an impact.

Commitment (some in place some and some in the process):

  • Evaluating all scripts with considerations towards inclusion and diversity within the season.

  • Increasing camp accessibility by providing scholarships to those in need of financial assistance.

  • Creating an equitable internship that includes compensation.

  • Seeking the recruitment, retention, and support of Black and Indigenous artists and teachers of Color.

  • Seeking opportunities to provide resources for students and their families to attend shows.

  • Working with individual directors to strive for diverse casts and design teams.

  • Ensuring that all directors have casting and dramaturgical resources available to them to protect and support the cultural specificity required of the work.

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