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 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 27 - October 7 as this award winning cast takes us on a journey down to Skid Row. Tickets on sale now and going FAST! This production is double cast so please check out the cast list before purchasing tickets.
Friday Night Live is back and looking for talented teens to join our FNL Fall Troupe. Auditions are Saturday, September 29th at 3:00 p.m. and open to those ages 13-18 years old. Check out all the audition details by clicking here or by visiting our Facebook event. Troupe members will perform on October 26, November 16, and December 14.
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 Final Informational Meeting: Monday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m. Rehearsals start October 22 from 7:00-8:15 p.m.