HONK!

April 27–29 and May 4–6
Registration is OPEN

Welcome to PIED PIPER PLAYERS

Family • Theater • Community
Pied Piper Players is dedicated to the education, excellence and experience of the performing arts.

Our MainStage musical, HONK!

JOIN US! Registration is open.
We’re looking for a few more teens and adults to join the cast.
Rehearsals begin early February
Performs April 27–29 & May 4–6

TURBO TEEN VI

January 14–28, 2018

It’s fast, it’s fun and furious! Turbo Teen is a two-week program full of dramatic challenges and fun. It’s a “straight” performance—no singing or dancing—lots of acting and fun! Ages 13+. Previous theater experience required.

Directed by Casey Robbins

SPRING THEATER CAMP

April 2–6, 2018

Step away from the electronics and get up off the couch! Join your friends and fill your Spring Break with 9-to-5 theater FUN!

WHAT'S UP?!

EDUCATIONAL AND PERFORMING THEATER ARTS PROGRAMS

ACTING CLASSES

TURBO TEEN VI
January 14–28
Ages 13+
Directed by Casey Robbins
Previous theater experience required

IMPROV
Ages 10+
Prereq of theater experience (3 MainStage shows or completion of Acting II)
Thursdays
January 11–March 15
5:30–6:30pm

ACTING II
Ages 10–15
Prereq Acting I or by permission only
Mondays
January 8–March 12
5:00–6:00pm

ACTING I
Ages 6–11
Mondays
January 8–March 12
4:15–5:00pm

INTRO TO ACTING
Tuesdays
January 9–March 13
Ages 5–8 from 4:30–5:15pm
Ages 9–12 from 5:15–6:10pm

BROADWAY SHORTIES: The Wizard of Oz
Wednesdays
January 10–March 14
Ages 5–8 from 4:00–4:50pm
Ages 8–12 from 5:00–6:00pm

BROADWAY SHORTIES: Willy Wonka
Thursdays
January 11–March 15
Ages 5–9 from 4:00–4:50p

TAP CLASSES

TAP I
Mondays
January 8–March 12
5:00– 5:45pm
Instructor: Jimmy Ashmore

TAP II
Mondays
January 8–March 12
6:00–7:00pm
Instructor: Jimmy Ashmore

MY TWO LEFT FEET
Intro to Line Dancing and Tap
Ages 21+
Mondays
January 8–March 12
7:00–8:00pm
Instructor: Jimmy Ashmore

JAZZ/CONTEMPORARY DANCE

JAZZ/CONTEMPORARY
Wednesdays
January 10–March 14
4:00–5:00

BROADWAY SHORTIES: The Wizard of Oz

January 10–March 14
Ages 5–12

BROADWAY SHORTIES: Willy Wonka

January 11–March 15
Ages 5–9

PPP'S DESIGN & BUILD—WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?

Productions customized to fit your vision and budget. Email to arrange a free consultation.

School of Rock the musical

Bayside Performing Arts Center
2025 Kehoe Avenue, San Mateo
Nov 30–Dec 3

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WHAT IS PIED PIPER PLAYERS?

Pied Piper Players is a family theater company dedicated to the promotion of confidence, community and excellence through the performing arts.
We’re about learning new skills, sharing our gifts with others, providing others with production design and building services.

Performance

Over the past 15 years, we have evolved from an organization focused on staging two musical productions annually, to a growing community with a home base and the capacity to offer a variety of theater-based programs year round. Dance, Acting, Tech, School Outreach Education and Enrichment Programs round out our performance-based history. We thank the original PPP Posse whose hard work and vision in 2001 gave us the base we needed to become the award-winning family theater company we are today.

Education

Our home at 1000 S Amphlett Blvd in San Mateo had afforded our community efficiencies that we used to dream of. As we expand our offerings, look for more educational programs, classes, camps and performance opportunities. Acting and Theater Tech classes offer invaluable skills for participants both on and off stage. Jazz, Tap and Ballet classes fill our Dance Studio with music and movement.

Our educational programs include theater classes, Turbo Teen programs, seasonal camps and Summer Theater Conservatory. Come join the fun!

Community Outreach

Outreach programs continue to play a significant role in realizing our company’s mission to enrich our community. Free After-School Drama delivers a unique theater experience directly to local underserved schools. MainStage program Scholarships and the Free Ticket-Gifting and Free Transporation for Local Schools help us share the magic of live theater with our children and their families.

IN OTHER WORDS...

Pied Piper Players is an amazing community of caring, considerate children and adults and place where confidence blooms. My daughter has grown so much, not just as an actor or singer, but as a person. She has made wonderful friendships and has learned so much. It is the one place that she looks forward to going and doesn’t mind missing out on Girl Scouts, Birthday Parties, Slumber Parties, or Play Dates. I once asked her if she minded rehearsing all weekend long and her answer was, “Of course not. I wish I could go more.” Need I say more.

Melissa Gustavson

Incredible emotional growth in kids. Great to have good friends outside of school. Huge self-esteem boost. ‘Happy place’ for my kids, even though putting in a lot of hard work. They enjoyed and benefited from directions (and ‘molding’) from all the artistic staff! Grateful for this wonderful opportunity, relish watching the evolution!

Tessa Walters

5.15

5.15 was our Day of Giving.
You gave generously. Now we give thanks.

Because of your support and participation, we not only met but exceeded our goals by raising an amazing $43,165. With these funds we will continue to delight audiences with our MainStage productions, expand our class offerings, bring more musical theater experiences to underprivileged kids and offer more scholarships so all families can share equally in the joy of PPP. We thank you for stepping up when asked, stretching to give more than you can, and supporting us in everything we do.

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