Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) will present, IMPACT! Throwback January 10th and 11th at 7pm, and January 12th at 2pm featuring students from the audition-only touring group, Senior IMPACT! This performance will feature Junior IMPACT! as they present a selection from The Little Mermaid to be performed at the Junior Theatre Festival. General admission is $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors in advance or $18 for adults and $12 for students and seniors at the door. Performance will take place at the WTP Studio’s at the Wellesley Community Center located at 219 Washington Street in Wellesley. Tickets can be purchased online at www.wellesleytheatreproject.org or by calling the box office at 781-235-1550.
Junior and Senior IMPACT! is WTP’s premiere performance outreach troupe, comprised of students ranging from 3rd grade through 12th grade who demonstrate advanced performance skills and leadership. The current students come from Wellesley, Natick, Needham, Newton, Wayland, Brookline, Concord, Weston, and Auborndale communities. The group’s mission is to engage in their local and global communities through outreach by addressing important social values through performance.
Senior IMPACT! will perform selections from classical musical theatre including favorites from Oklahoma, Kiss Me Kate, Guys and Dolls, Peter Pan, My Fair Lady, and many others.
Junior IMPACT! will be presenting a selection from Disney’s The Little Mermaid which they will be performing at the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta Georgia in January 17th-20th.
IMPACT! is led by Ben Rush, WTP’s Artistic Director, Eric Anderson Jr., Musical Director, and Luciana Fionda, Choreographer.
Wellesley Theatre Project is an arts academy and a Wellesley nonprofit devoted to providing students (PreK – 12th Grade) with the opportunity to study and experience theatre and performing arts through year round classes, staged productions, workshops and summer camps. Upcoming WTP performances include Into The Woods (April 2nd – 5th) and Once On This Island (May 8th -10th).
Registration is now open for WTP’s Winter and Spring semester, which includes weekly classes in theatre, acting, musical theatre dance, tap, improvisation, private voice lessons, private dance lessons and musical theatre for students Pre-K through 12th grade. In addition, registration is open for WTP’s Winter and Spring productions of Once On This Island, Jr. (Grades 2nd- 12th) and Into The Woods (Audition Only – Grades 7th-12th). Registration is also open for WTP’s 2020 Summer Camps. Sessions include three production camps geared for students between 2nd and 12th grade in addition to one week Theatre Arts camps for Pre K- 12th grade. The production camps are: Annie, KIDS! (Grades 2-8), Newsies (Grades 2-12), and Footloose (Grades 8-12).
For more information about IMPACT! THROWBACK or other Wellesley Theatre Project classes and productions, please visit http://wellesleytheatreproject.org or call 781- 235-1550.