Water Works Theatre Company is pleased to announce that Patrick Hanley will take on the role of Director of Education for KidsAct! and Water Works Teen Ensemble. Patrick, our long-time sword-fighting instructor and program co-director, brings many years of experience as a director, stage manager and fight choreographer to his new role and is passionate about Arts education. He will lead a select team of professional instructors this summer and has big plans for our popular outdoor youth programs.


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It will be a great summer this year with KidsAct!

This six-day learning experience for students entering grades 1-8 offers instruction in Shakespeare, stage combat, dance, and comedic improvisation from highly qualified, professional teaching artists. Students then perform in an hour-long showcase to be presented for friends and family in Starr Jaycee Park.

KidsAct! returns for its new season July 30-August 4, 2018 with the showcase performance on August 5 at 11am.

Register for KidsAct! $250

Download KidsAct Registration Form 2018.

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Water Works Teen Ensemble

In its eighth year, Water Works Teen Ensemble, our extraordinary high school-age outdoor experience, takes on new challenges. Last year, our high school students auditioned for, performed, and produced a full-fledged production of Hamlet. This year’s production will be A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Auditions: June 23 from 1-4pm at Starr Presbyterian Church, Royal Oak

Water Works Teen Ensemble returns for its new season July 16-30, 2018.

Register for WWTE $300

Download WWTE Registration Form 2018.

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