Carroll Freedom Players

Grand Rapids, Michigan Drama Trip


Theater Information: One of the largest community theatres in the country, the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts has been entertaining and educating West Michigan since 1925.

Trip Description: Every third year, the Carroll Freedom Players go to Grand Rapids, Michigan for an educational opportunity to learn about theater and see quality productions at one of the largest community theatres in the country. This theater was introduced to us by Jim and Linda Chervenka, Carroll graduates and former freedom players, who have lived in Grand Rapids and worked with the Civic Theatre for many years.

Workshop Topics: Makeup, Character Development, Painting, Costumes, Auditioning, Set Construction, and Improvisation Skills.

What it includes: Charter Bus, 3 Workshops (Props, Improv, Sound Design, Lessac (voice and body training), Wigs Makeup, and Dressing, Stage Combat) , 2 nights in a hotel (Comfort Suites Grand Rapids North), 2 live performances: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Aquinas College and A Christmas Story the Musical at Grand Rapids Civic Theater. All meals 2 dinners including a nice dinnerout at McFadden's Restaurant on Friday before the show. Breakfast is served at the hotel. Lunch on Friday at Civic Theater Lunch on Saturday is on the road...we will stop somewhere and give everyone money for lunch.

Parents are needed to chaperone this event. See Mrs. Weitz or Mrs. Fisher for details.