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2020 SUMMER YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS

 

CAST REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!

We hope you and your families are getting excited for summer! Here at Brighter Connections Theatre, we are preparing for our 8th annual season of programming in collaboration with the University of Dayton Theatre, Dance, and Performance Technology Program, and we hope you will join us!

The Youth and Young Adult Programs will be June 2 through July 12. Rehearsals will be in the evenings on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Performances will be on Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12. Space is limited.

For more information about our unique summer programs, please see PROGRAMS and CAST pages. For registration, please see MEMBER FORMS.

PEER MODELS NEEDED

Would you like to make new friends, have fun, and be a peer model in our Young Adult Program for ages 15-18? Please see VOLUNTEERS for more information and an application.

INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS OPEN

We are looking for patient, caring, and qualified instructors to help lead rehearsals and performances. Please see INSTRUCTORS for more information and an application.

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 27: IMPROV ALL-STARS NIGHT

On Friday, September 27, 2019, at 7:30 P.M. at the University of Dayton Boll Theatre,  the University of Dayton's Theatre, Dance, and Performance Technology Department hosted their third annual fundraiser to benefit Brighter Connections Theatre. The show featured UD's On the Fly student improv organization and Brighter Connections Theatre cast members. We all laughed and enjoyed the show!

MANY THANKS TO UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON'S

THEATRE, DANCE, AND PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM!

THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 BCT SPONSORS!
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CAST REGISTRATION OPENS

February 1: Registration opens.                        See Programs.

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SUMMER THEATRE PROGRAMS

June 1    Parent Meeting

June 2    Rehearsals begin on T, W, Th

July 11 & 12 Performances

Location: University of Dayton

                  Fitz Hall

                  1529 Brown St

                  Dayton, OH 45429

BCT Performances were made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically.

AND MAJOR DONORS!

 

Pfizer Inc.

Denise Richards

Mark Levy & Lisa Becker

Jackie Martin

Kevin & Terri O'Leary

Joseph Krug

Thank you to all of our generous BCT donors

and program ad supporters!

 

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TODAY'S SPOTLIGHT

Our BCT Spotlights this month are about all the wonderful people who lead our programs!

 

Our BCT Spotlight this week is Elizabeth. Returning for her 2nd summer as a Youth Instructor, Elizabeth has a rich history in theatre, with experience in inclusive theatre and creating curriculum for children's theatre workshops. We love Elizabeth's patience and positive outlook and are proud to have her on our team.

FOCUSING ON OUR CORE VALUES AND MISSION

Our mission is to create compelling theatrical experiences in an accessible learning environment with and for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Brighter Connections Theatre believes

  • Our programs will meet the needs of each participant;

  • Theatre improves social, behavioral, and communication skills;

  • Theatre is therapeutic; and

  • All children will have access to live theatre.

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