News


  • We are feeling the loss

    Smiles and Frowns Playhouse, a community of adults and children, has suffered a loss with the untimely death of one of our young actors, Caroline Lupton. Our hearts are saddened and we offer our sincere sympathies to her family and friends at this devastating time. She will be remembered and she will be missed. We…

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  • May 11 Workshop

    There’s still time to attend one more round of workshops this spring: sign up to join us on May 11 from 10:30am-12:30pm. Kids age 5-17 will learn from trained teachers in age-appropriate groups. Space is limited so be sure to get your spot reserved online. This form will be closed on May 6. We look…

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  • April 20 Workshop

    Were you unable to attend our recent workshop? Don’t worry, we have another scheduled soon! The wonderful Reagan Blackburn and Maxine Ford will be joined by past board member Kat Bland to teach age-appropriate acting workshops on April 20 from 10:30am-12:30pm. This event is open to kids ages 5-17. Space is limited so be sure…

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  • March 2 Clubhouse Event

    We are hosting a theatrical workshop day on Saturday March 2, 2024 for all cast members of both The Little Mermaid and The Secret Garden. There will be classes for all age groups so that even the littlest sea creature and flower may participate. This Clubhouse event will take place at the Ayden Recreation Center…

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  • Artwork Contest Winner

    Congrats to Kellie Giles and her winning entry in the artwork contest for “The Secret Garden.” We look forward to seeing this image in all our publicity material to come. Thanks to all those who provided submissions, it was a hard vote and we are impressed by the wonderful talent of our kids.

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  • Scholarship Deadline Is Approaching

    Quick reminder:Calling members of the Class of 2024!!The deadline for submitting an application for the Andrea Croskery Scholarship is January 31, 2024.Follow the link below to read all the requirements and print out the application forms.

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  • Casting

    There was another amazing group of young people at auditions this week. Thank you so much to everyone who came and tried out for the production of The Secret Garden. These shows would be impossible without all the talented children who populate the stage and create such memorable characters in each of our productions. Use…

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  • Auditions Sides for “The Secret Garden”

    Have you signed up for your audition time this week? There are still slots available! Be sure to bring a current photo and the audition paperwork when you come. The novel this play is based on is available online as eBook and audiobook for free. Pages from the script that will be used during the…

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