CYPP Presents: Tales From the Black Box

Registration Now Open!
Grades: Entering 9th-12th Grade in the Fall of 2022
Dates: January 3rd-February 26th
Time: 6:00-8:30 Sundays-Thursdays
Performance(s): February 23rd-26th
Location: Hanifl Performing Arts Center Black Box
Cost: $100
Director: Maddie Ripperger

What will this program entail?

Are you ready to take on a bigger role in the production process? Want to learn more about how to craft a weekend of performances with your friends? Excited to keep honing your high level actor skills? In this unique, two month process, students will have the opportunity to workshop various 10 minute plays and musicals, to craft a final showcase for friends and family.

After students have been cast, they will receive advanced coaching and training in script analysis, as well as various acting techniques and vocabularly. Throughout the process they will also have the opportunity to try their hand at learning more about direction, costuming, and other technical areas of theatre.

This will culminate in four performances for the public to showcase the hard work students have put in!


Auditions will take place during the first two weeks of rehearsals.


January 3rd-February 16th from 6:00-8:30

Rehearsals will take place 2-4 times a week in the evenings, based on the availability of the cast.


February 18th-February 22nd, Time TBD


Thursday, February 23rd @ 7:00 PM (Opening Night)

Friday, February 24th @ 7:00 PM

Saturday, February 25th @ 2:00 PM

Sunday, February 26th @2:00 PM (Closing Night + Strike)

**All rehearsal and tech dates are subject to change, more information regarding dates and times will be sent a month before rehearsals start**