Clark Youth Theatre took home 10 awards at the annual Tulsa Area Theatre Excellence Awards at the Tulsa PAC on Sunday, July 24, 2018. Known as the TATE Awards, Clark was honored with Outstanding Direction to Robert Young and Outstanding Lighting Design to John Cruncleton III for The Crucible. In addition, 7 Clarkies received Outstanding Acting Awards for their work in Grease and The Crucible. These cast members included Taylor Terrell as Jan and Brendan Jameson as Danny Zuko in Grease along with The Crucible cast members Luke Hamilton as John Proctor, Trace Burchart as Rev. John Hale, Maggie Turner as Mary Warren, and Rachel Webster as Abigail Williams.
Clark also won the Outstanding Youth Theatre Production for The Crucible, the top award in the youth theatre category. This win marks Clark Youth Theatre’s 10th year of receiving this top honor.
Congratulations to everyone involved with Grease and The Crucible and to all those who continue to support Clark Youth Theatre. Clark would also like to congratulate all the theatre companies, designers, technicians, and cast members who were nominated at this year’s TATE Awards and your continued dedication towards theatre excellence.
Read the full Tulsa World article of the 2018 TATE Awards for a complete list of winners.
Clark would like to thank the George Kaiser Family Foundation for their continued support of the TATE Awards and theatre in Tulsa.
Clark offers weekly classes during the fall semester to those ages 8-18. Classes include weekday home school drama and Saturday classes for pre-teens and teens that focus on improving performance skills, self confidence, and teamwork. Classes are open to beginner and advance students and are taught by industry professionals. Weekday classes begin on September 4 and Saturday classes begin on September 15 and run until mid-December. For a complete list of classes, times, and fees check out our Education Page.
The 4th Annual Penguin Project production at Clark Youth Theatre announces Seussical KIDS as this season's production. We are seeking new and returning Penguins ages 8-22 to participate in Seussical KIDS as Artists and Mentors. Artists are performers with disabilities who are paired with a peer Mentor and together they learn and perform the role. Rehearsals will be held at Clark Youth Theatre with performances at Cascia Hall PAC. All interested families are encouraged to attend an informational meeting to meet the production team and to learn more about The Penguin Project at Clark Youth Theatre Informational Meetings are scheduled for September 9 & 16 at 2:00 p.m., and October 1 at 6:30 p.m. Rehearsals start October 22 from 7:00-8:15 p.m.
Clark Youth Theatre opens its 40th Season with the musical, Little Shop of Horrors. A mysterious plant from outer space take Seymore, a meek shop attendant, on a murderous adventure in order to gain world domination. Will Seymore succeed in stopping the plant? Will love concur all? Join us September 21 - October 7 as this award winning cast takes us on a journey down to Skid Row. Tickets on sale now! This production is double cast so please check out the cast list before purchasing tickets.
First annual BaconPalooza!, a bacon themed event for the bacon enthusiast in us all.BaconPalooza! sizzles from noon to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 14th at Brookside’s Henthorne Park; 4825 S. Quaker Ave. Event attendees will enjoy live music, the “Bacon-Bits” kid zone, a bacon look-alike contest, and sampling a variety of bacon inspired food and drinks from Tulsa's best chefs. This is an outdoor event that is fun for the whole family. “PassPork” tickets are $25 to sample a dozen bacon bites or $50 to sample bacon treats from all 40 food vendors. All proceeds go to support Clark Youth Theatre to continue their mission of providing an all inclusive and affordable preforming arts education for all. For more information on this exciting event, click here.