Address: 1011 Crest View Drive Creston, WV 26141 View Map
Phone: 304-354-7506
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About Us

Theatre de Jeunesse, Incorporated is a 501(c)(3) non-profit theatre arts organization offering free arts education and performance opportunities for Mid-Ohio Valley high school youth. The organization is incorporated and licensed in West Virginia, and is governed by a five member Executive Board. The program is operated by the Executive Board and a small staff of committed and experienced artists and teachers. The staff shares a love of theatre and has consistently demonstrated the talent and temperament required to work with creative young people while maintaining excellence in educational and performance standards. For more information visit us at www.tdej.org

Theatre de Jeunesse will annually provide a theatre arts educational and performance opportunity free of charge for Mid-Ohio Valley high school youth.  Mid-Ohio Valley professional artists will provide the directorial, musical, technical (set, lighting, sound, props), costume, and makeup/hair instruction and support required for the production. During the rehearsal period, professional guest artists will provide in-depth workshops focusing on one area of the theatre arts, and raising students’ awareness of potential career opportunities in the theatre arts and related fields. Technical students will assist the Technical Director in the design and creation of the set, props, lights, and sound for the production, and provide the backstage and light rail support for the production. Students interested in Costuming will assist the Costumers in the research, design, and construction of costumes.

Theatre de Jeunesse FAQ

Q: s there a charge for participating in the program?
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No, our program is funded through grants and donations.

Q: If I don't want to be on stage, is there a place for me in your program?
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Sure, we plan to invite several students to be involved in all aspects of the technical side of the production; including set, props, and costume construction, sound and lighting, and running crew.

Q: Can I participate in your program and be involved in other events at school or in my community?
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Yes, we will work around the schedules of other activities as much as possible.

Q: Do I have to have music prepared for auditions?
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No, we will audition with music from the show "Les Miserables."

Q: Do I have to have previous performance experience?
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No, everyone is invited to our open house sessions and auditions.