This advocacy and advisory group of high school students from throughout San Diego County aims to foster the next generation of theatre leaders and professionals.
Playhouse Teen Council is an advocacy and advisory group involving creative and dynamic high school students throughout San Diego County who demonstrate strong leadership qualities and a passion for theatre. The purpose of the Playhouse Teen Council is to foster the next generation of theatre leaders and professionals.
Playhouse Teen Council members’ will learn the inner workings of a nonprofit professional theatre, attract young audiences and positively contribute to our community’s theatre culture. PTC has the opportunity to meet the artists and experts who bring La Jolla Playhouse’s shows to its audiences. Members will participate in seminars, complete projects, attend LJP shows, workshops, talkbacks and learn about the artistic vision of the Playhouse. They also plan and host events throughout the year that celebrate the Playhouse’s offerings as well as each member’s love of theatre. Each event brings young people to the Playhouse, building on the strong following for challenging live theatre that exists in San Diego.
PTC members serve a term that is generally the length of one academic year. Meetings are held from 4:30 – 6:00 pm on the first and third Monday of every month, first meeting will start in September.
Applications must be received by Friday, May 4, 2018. You will be contacted to schedule an interview once your application has been received. Please contact Julia Cuppy, Director of Education & Outreach, at [email protected] or (858) 228-3047 with any questions.
The Playhouse offers an intensive summer acting experience for high school students in grades 10-12. This 5-week program is designed for the serious performer who wants to develop the skills for a career in the professional theatre.