What is the WLT For Kids program?
WLT For Kids is a summer theatre for kids by kids! Going strong since 2004, WLT for Kids is committed to providing quality theatre for young audiences and a learning environment for young thespians. The WLT for Kids program is a theatrical immersion experience where youth learn all aspects of theater during a summer session.
Who can be in the program?
Kids ages 12-18.
What productions does the program put on?
Two shows are put on each summer: a play in June and a musical in July. In 2024, we will put on Alice in Wonderland and Mary Poppins Jr.
When does the program run?
The program runs in the afternoon/early evening timeframe for the first play while school is still in session. Once school is out for the summer, the program runs Monday through Friday generally from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where is the program held?
Most but not all of the rehearsals are at the Winchester Little Theatre.
Is there a participation fee?
Yes. The fee is $200 for the play and $300 for the musical. Compared to other summer programs, the fee is a bargain.
Is there adult supervision?
Are parents expected to participate?
Yes. Parents are expected to participate in some way, which may include supervising youth, leading projects, assisting with painting/props/other areas, helping with hospitality, etc.
How do I get into the WLT For Kids summer program?
Auditions for the WLT For Kids Summer Program take place during the Spring prior. Watch here for news about the next auditions.