Student Productions

Junior, Teen and Summer Players

SCR’s Junior Players (grades 5-8), Teen Players (grades 9-12) and Summer Players (grades 4-12) present three productions annually in the Nicholas Studio and Julianne Argyros Stage. Players are chosen through audition from students in SCR Theatre Conservatory’s Kids and Teen Acting Classes.

201​​​​8-19 Season Productions

  • Junior Players – March ​23, ​24, ​30 ​and 31, 2019
  • Teen Players – May 18, 19, 24, 25 ​and 2​6, 2019
  • Summer Players – August 10, 11, 1​7 ​and 1​8, 201​9


Wizard of Oz logo

by L. Frank Baum
with music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg
background music by Herbert Stothart
dance and vocal arrangements by Peter Howard
orchestration by Larry Wilcox
music direction by Erin McNally
​​directed by ​Hisa Takakuwa
August 10-18, 2019

There’s no place like home!  Follow Dorothy, Toto and their friends as they journey down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond in this timeless musical.  With favorite songs like “We’re Off to See the Wizard” and “Over the Rainbow,” The Wizard of Oz will captivate the entire family.  Join the Summer Players, advanced students in SCR’s Theatre Conservatory, as they bring this wonderful and whimsical adventure to life on stage.

Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company, based upon the Classic Motion Picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.


Oliver Twist Logo

by Frederick Gaines
based on the book by Charles ​Dickens
​​directed by ​Hisa Takakuwa
May 18-26, 2019

Please, sir, I want some more. Beloved for generations, Charles Dickens’ exploration of social justice in Victorian England follows the adventures of orphan Oliver Twist as he confronts poverty and crime, unlocks the mystery of his birth and learns the meaning of family. SCR Theatre Conservatory’s advanced teen students bring to life the colorful characters that aid and mistreat Oliver as he discovers that a child’s resilience is the strongest force of all.& Suitable for ages 11 and above.


Harriet the Spy Logo

by ​Leslie Brody
​from the book by Louise Fitzhugh
directed by Mercy Vasquez
March 23-31, 2019

Sixth-grader Harriet is an aspiring writer—and a spy—who constantly records observations about everyone (and everything). When her classmates discover her secret spy journal full of unflattering notes about them, they all turn against her. The Junior Players, advanced students in SCR’s Theatre Conservatory, present this funny, heartfelt story about growing up, compassion and the importance of looking beyond the surface.