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Looking for Directors for the 2013 Summer Stage Directing Workshops!

The 2013 Summer Stage Directing Workshops are looking for interested Directors! As you know, this is an excellent opportunity to hone your directing skills in a low-pressure environment with guidance and support.  If you haven’t directed before but want to try your hand at it, this might be a great time to give it a shot! What’s New This Year: – Workshop Coordinator Mary Leigh Filippone will be choosing a collection of 10 Minute Plays for directors to read and chose a piece from. -The purpose of this new structure to allow a more even playing field across the board

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Auditions for Mainstage Production, Fiddler on the Roof, June 10 at 7pm – Ages: 18 – 28

Philadelphia’s renowned summer theatre program Upper Darby Summer Stage is seeking actors ages 18-28 for summer production of Fiddler on the Roof. Based on the stories of Sholem Aleichem, Fiddler on the Roof has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its humor, warmth and honesty. The universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion. In the little village of Anatevka, Tevye, a poor milkman is trying to keep his family’s traditions in place. Yet, times are changing. And when Tevye’s daughters want to make their own matches, he must choose between

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Upper Darby Summer Stage offers scholarships to local foster teens in memory of Summer Stage participant

Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Lauren Stevenson Yacina Upper Darby Performing Arts Center 610.506.1355 lauren.stevenson@verizon.net   Upper Darby Summer Stage offers Scholarships to local Foster Teens in Memory of Summer Stage Participant May 11, 2013 – Drexel Hill, PA – On the one-year anniversary of the death of Terrance Calvert, 22, who was a long-term Summer Stage participant and staff member, Upper Darby Summer Stage announces a scholarship program for teens in foster care. Upper Darby Summer Stage begins its 38th season this summer and has become one of the nation’s oldest and most successful youth theater programs. Over

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“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass…” In Remembrance, by Cate Paxson

Cate Paxson, Summer Stage photographer and historian, recently spoke at the graveside ceremony for Terrance Calvert, Summer Stage alumnus and staff member who lost his battle to cancer last year.  The internment took place on May 11, 2013 at the site Terrance personally picked out at Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill – directly across from the entrance to the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it is about learning how to dance in the rain.” I do not know who authored this phrase, but I am sure in the years to come

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