Youth Theatre Workshops – Summer 2023

TCS is excited for Youth Theatre Workshop (YTW) to offer TWO sessions again this summer!
One will be for Youth Participants Grades 1 to 8 and the other will be for Grades 6 to 12.

YTW for Grades 1 to 8 (Session I) will be for two full weeks this summer! (July 17-21 and 24-28)
Monday to Friday all be in-person sessions from 9:00AM to 4:00PM

* Acting Coach: Britt Mitchell
* Music Coach: Katarina Spungen
* Dance Coach: Amanda Allen
* Technical Director: Sean Perry
* Stage Manager: Chelsea Sutherland

The Wizard of Oz – Youth Edition
by Frank L. Baum

Music & Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg
Adaptation and Support Materials for the Youth Edition developed by iTheatrics
under the supervision of Timothy Allen McDonald

Background Music by Herbert Stothart
Dance & Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard
Orchestration by Larry Wilcox
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.

PERFORMANCES of The Wizard of Oz – Youth Edition will take place on:
* Friday, July 28 at 7:00PM
* Saturday, July 29 at 7:00PM
* Sunday, July 30 at 2:00PM

Keep Sunday, July 9 available on your calendar – time TBD. This will be for our MEET & GREET and AUDITIONS.

The Wizard of Oz – Youth Edition is presented through special arrangement with Concord Theatricals.
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by Concord Theatricals.

YTW for Grades 6 to 12 (Session II) will take place over multiple weeks this summer! (Dates still TBD)
In-Person sessions will most likely take place three evenings per week from 6:00PM to 9:00PM

* Acting Coach: Rebecca Griffing
* Music Coach: Katarina Spungen
* Dance Coach: Victoria Isotti
* Technical Director: Sean Perry
* Stage Manager: Chelsea Sutherland

DreamWorks’ Shrek The Musical, JR.

Shrek The Musical, JR.
Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the Book by William Steig
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
 Music by Jeanine Tesori
Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions
Original Production Directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford
“I’m a Believer” by Neil Diamond

PERFORMANCES of Shrek The Musical, JR. will take place on:
* Friday, August 18 at 7:00PM
* Saturday, August 19 at 7:00PM
* Sunday, August 20 at 2:00PM

Monday, June 26 will be used for AUDITIONS and Tuesday, June 27 will be used for CALLBACKS.

Shrek The Musical, JR. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

All components of the TCS Youth Theatre Workshop will be taking place at the American Legion Post 210 at 44 Taylor Street in Saugus, MA.

If you are interested in having your child participate, but have any questions, PLEASE contact us directly via email and ask. We’d love your youth actor to be part of the program. You can reach us at

To Register your Youth Participant – there are three steps.
1. Complete the online TCS Youth Theatre Workshop Registration by clicking here.
2. Complete the online TCS General Health Form by clicking here.
3. Make your payment based on session(s) selected and number of children participating from the same household. Questions about multi-child rates, please contact us directly before making your payment.


  • Early Bird Special – Register your Youth Participant (YP) by end of day Friday, June 9. No other discounts apply.
    • Early Bird Registration is $400 per YP per session.
  • Multiple YPs from the same household – $450 for 1st YP and a discounted rate for each additional YA. Register by Saturday, June 17. No other discounts apply.
    • Contact TCS for rates and details.
  • Register your YP after June 9 but by the Saturday before the 1st in-person session and pay $450 for either program per YP.
  • Payment for the week is due by the first in-person session when the YP is dropped off.


  • Paying by Check – make out to: Theatre Company of Saugus
  • PayPal – Log into your PayPal account and select the option to send money. Type in the TCS email address to select us as the recipient –
  • Venmo – Log into your Venmo account and search for @theatrecopanyof-saugus under people.
    • OR you can scan this `QR code with your phone

If using PayPal or Venmo to make your payment. Please include the following:
Email Address
YTW – Child’s Name
Registration – Early Bird / Multi-Child / Regular

Jane Doe
YTW – John Doe
Registration – Regular