Monmouth Community Players to offer Workshop Series

Come join Monmouth Community Players for some fun and exciting workshops this spring! MCP has put together some fun workshops for the theater novice to help introduce them to the behind the scenes magic of the theater.  Each class will be held at the theater for a period of two hours. Join us for one class, or the whole series for a discounted price! See below for details on our classes. For more information, or to sign up for our workshops, please visit the links below or call 207-370-9566.



Auditioning 101 - January 28th from 6-9pm - Danny Gay and Josie French - Ever wanted to audition for a show, but were too afraid to attend auditions? Come learn all about the audition process from the directors of MCP!  Ask Questions, work through the process, from the audition form to callbacks, we have the answers and more.  This is a two part series - the first hour and a half will cover a reading audition, and the last hour and a half will cover singing. ($15.00 for one session, $20.00 for both)


Auditioning Options

Lighting 101 - February 22 from 6-8pm - Danny Gay - In this basic course on lighting design, you will focus on two aspects of theatrical lighting. You will discuss some different considerations you need to make as you create a lighting design for the stage and you will learn some practical skills involving the light board, which allows you to control the lights for a show. (Week 1 - $20 per class or $60 for the 4-week  series)

Props - March 1st from 6-8pm - Paula Masselli - Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a props master or mistress for a production? This is the class for you! Join Paula for an evening of props talk and creation as she takes you through the job in detail. (Week 2 - $20.00 per class or $60 for the 4-week  series.)
Stage Makeup for beginners - March 8th from 6-8pm - Megan Record - Stage Makeup may seem like a daunting task, but not with Megan by your side! Come learn how to apply makeup like a pro! Join Megan for 2 hours of tips and tricks that will have you applying your own eyeliner and lipstick like a pro! (Week 3 - $20 per class or $60 for the 4-week  series.)
Costumes - March 15th from 6-8pm - TBD - Ever wonder what it was like to create and costume a live production?  Well, wonder no more! Come join us at MCP to learn a little bit about costuming with some of the areas finest! (Week 4 - $20 per class or $60 for the  4 week series.)


Technical Workshops


Stage Manager Training - (March 31 from 10-12) - Danny Gay - Have you wanted to be involved in theater but not necessarily on the stage? Are you an organized individual who enjoys being in charge? Stage managing may be for you! Come join Danny to learn the ins and outs of being a stage manager. This course is being offered free of charge and must be taken if you are interested in stage managing for MCP.
House Manager Training - (March 31 from 1-3pm) - Cindy Dunham - Do you enjoy attending performances but don’t always have the funds to do so? Come and learn how to be a house manager! You sell tickets, sell concessions, and get to see the performance for free! This could be the perfect job for you!!! This course is being offered free of charge and must be taken if you are interested in house managing for MCP.
Send an email to to enroll in one or both of these free workshops.