Westford Academy Theater Arts

 

WESTFORD ACADEMY THEATER ARTS

2019-2020 Season

 

 

TEN-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL

Directed: Directing Students (Past & Present)

Stage Manager:  Katelyn Williams

Technical Director: Andrew Green

Performance Dates: November 15, 16, 22, & 23

Audition: TBD by Show

 

MATT AND BEN by Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers

Directed by Jaramie Cataldo

Performance Dates: October 31, November 1, 7, 8

Audition: Wednesday,  September 4 

 

THE 39 STEPS by Patrick Barlow, John Buchan

Directed by Dr. Luke Jorgensen

Assistant Director: TBD Stage Manager: TBD

Performance Dates: January 30, 31 & February 1

Audition: November 25, 26

 

LOVE/SICK by John Cariani 

Directed by Elle Whitehead, Jenna Cuzziere & Ronan Lovely

Performance Dates: February 6, 7, 13, 14

Audition: November 25, 26

 

SECONDARY ED by Michael Towers

Directed by Michael Towers

Assistant Director: Kyla Schultz Stage Manager: Emily Blagg

Tech Director: TBD 

Performance Dates: February 27, 29 & March 12, 24 (METG State Finals March: 26, 27, 28)

Audition: Playlab (H)

 

DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Directed by Michael Towers

Music Directed by Kelly (McCusker) Elwood

Choreographed by Tammy Dunsizer

Assistant Director: Sadie Green Stage Manager: Michael Ross

Production Manager: TBD Tech Director: Paul Davis 

Performance Dates: April 30, May 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9

Audition: November 25, 26

 

ALL NEW PEOPLE by Zach Braff

Directed by Emily Blagg

Performance Dates: May 7, 8, 14, 15 

Audition: Monday, February 3

 

NYC Trip: October 12-14

METG Preliminary Round at Westford Academy: Saturday, February 29 

WATA Night Under the Stars: June 12

Westford Academy Theater Arts presents

MATT & BEN 
by Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers

directed by Jaramie Cataldo

November 7 at 7PM 
November 8 at 3PM and 7PM

 

The Wolves poster
Westford Academy Theater Arts' production of THE WOLVES was named WINNER at the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild's Preliminary Round held at Leominster High School this weekend.  WATA will now perform at the Semi Final Round held at Westford Academy on Saturday, March 16.

In addition to the production's advancement to the Semi Finals, ten Westford Academy Students were named to the ALL STAR COMPANY including:

John Stapp for EXCELLENCE IN STAGE MANAGEMENT 
Caroline Burke for EXCELLENCE IN ACTING for her role of #7
Natalie Targ, Audrey McCarthy, and Anya Lamarre Anderson for EXCELLENCE IN TECHNICAL DESIGN: SOUND DESIGN
Peter Brown and Paul Davis for EXCELLENCE IN TECHNICAL DESIGN: LIGHTING DESIGN
Lucy Xiao for EXCELLENCE IN ACTING for her role of #46
John Stapp and Heather Bortolussi for EXCELLENCE IN TECHNICAL THEATER: SET DESIGN
Eva Plankey for EXCELLENCE IN ACTING for her role of #25

THE WOLVES can be seen on Thursday March 14 at 8:00 pm in the Westford Academy Performing Arts Center.  General Admission Seats will be sold at the door.  Adults: $10.00  Students and Seniors: $5.00 

*The WOLVES contains strong language.

WESTFORD ACADEMY THEATER ARTS
2018-2019 Season

THE ADDAMS FAMILY
Directed by Luke Jorgensen
Music Directed by Chris Gosselin                     Choreographed by Briana Fallon
Assistant Director: Elle Whitehead                 Stage Manager: Natalie Targ
Production Manager: Irene McCarthy           Tech Director: Peter Brown
Performance Dates: October 26*, 27, 31*, November 1, 2, 3, 9, 10
Supplementary Audition: Tuesday, August 28 (6:00-9:00pm)

THE DEER AND THE ANTELOPE PLAY by Mark Dunn
Directed by Sarah Balian
Performance Dates: November 15, 16, 20, 21
Audition: Thursday, September 6 (2:15-4:30)

THE WOLVES
Directed by Michael Towers
Assistant Director: Jack Pappas                  Stage Manager: Jon Stapp
Production Manager: Isabelle Vernalia        Tech Director: Harry Laushine
Performance Dates: February 28, March 2, 14, 16 (METG State Finals March: 28, 29, 30)
Audition: Tuesday, November 27

GOLDFISH by John Kolvenbach
Directed by Emily Palmer
Performance Dates: February 7, 8, 14, 15
Audition: Tuesday, November 27

THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON
Directed by Maggie Sulka
Assistant Director: Jaramie Cataldo                Stage Manager: Emily Blagg
Production Manager: Megan Wagner           Tech Director: Nick Carpenter
Performance Dates: April 26, 27, May 3, 4
Audition: Monday, January 28

CAT’S-PAW by William Mastrosimone
Directed by Isabel Redman
Performance Dates: April 4, 5, 11, 12
Audition: Monday, January 28

FOXGLOVE by Alyssa Ramoutar
Directed by Alyssa Ramoutar
Performance Dates: May 9, 10, 16, 17
Audition: Monday, January 28

WATA Informational Meeting: Wednesday, September 5 at 7:00pm (WAPAC)
NYC Trip: October 6-8
METG Semi-Finals at Westford Academy: Saturday, March 16
WATA Night Under the Stars: June 14

Staff Contacts

Name
Andrea Mejia (K-12 CC)

Michael Towers