THEATRE EDUCATION

Limelight Theatre offers theatre instruction for ages 5 to 18 in the KidzfACTory program — with fully staged shows, workshops, day camps when school is out, summer camps, and outreach programs at area schools and organizations. See programs below.

For more details, email [email protected], or call the box office at 904-825-1164 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.

SPRING 2020

The Aristocats Kids

JANUARY 7 – FEBRUARY 13

Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns. In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it’s up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O’Malley, and his band of swingin’ jazz cats to save the day.

  • Tuesday & Thursdays: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Black Box Performances: February 14 & 15 at 7:30pm, February 16 at 2:00pm
  • Grades 3+
  • Tuition: $325
SOLD OUT – REGISTRATION CLOSED
KidzSing! Spring on Broadway

MARCH 16 – 20

Join KIDZSing Spring on Broadway and sing and dance to some of Broadway’s favorite Springtime showtunes! Students will be introduced to the basics of musical theatre dance & movement, and will learn the melodies to 3 or 4 popular songs. Rehearsals will culminate in a live showcase onstage, where everyone will have their moment to shine!

  • March 16 – 20, 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Showcase March 20 at 1:00pm
  • Grades K+
  • Tuition: $150
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Rock of Ages School Edition

MARCH 24 – APRIL 30

Set on L.A.’s famous Sunset Strip in 1987, Rock of Ages tells the story of Drew, a city boy from South Detroit, and Sherrie, a small-town girl, who have both travelled to L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. This classic love story is set against the troubles at the Dupree Room, a “legendary temple of rock ‘n’ roll excellence”, under threat by developers of being torn down and replaced with a strip mall. The threats of closure bring legendary rocker Stacee Jaxx to town, and an opportunity for Drew to chase his dream to rock out with the best. Trouble brews as Drew abandons Sherrie for his dream of stardom, rock ‘n’ roll bad-boy Stacee lures Sherrie away, and the Dupree Room is surrendered to developers. Can Drew and Sherrie rescue their love, and can the Dupree Room be saved, before it’s too late?

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Additional days: Monday, April 13 from 11:00am – 2:00pm & Wednesday, April 29 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Black Box Performances: May 1 & 2 at 7:30pm, May 3 at 2:00pm
  • Grades: 6+
  • Tuition: $325
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SUMMER 2020

Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

JUNE 1 – 26

Based on the original Broadway production that ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, and the Academy Award-winning motion picture, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. is a fantastic adaptation of the story of transformation and tolerance. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. features some of the most popular songs ever written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice.

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

  • Mon – Fri 10am – 1pm
  • Performances
    June 26 & 27 at 7:30
    June 28 at 2pm
  • Tuition: $450

THIS SHOW WILL BE PERFORMED AT LOCATION TBD

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Legally Blonde the Musical

June 22 – July 17

A fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances – this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal!

Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle ingeniously charms her way into the prestigious law school. While there, she struggles with peers, professors and her ex. With the support of some new friends, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.

  • Mon – Fri 2pm – 5pm
  • Performances:
    July 17 & 18 at 7:30pm
    July 19 at 2pm
  • Tuition: $450

**THIS SHOW WILL BE PERFORMED AT THE FLORIDA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF & BLIND**

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Aladdin Kids

JUNE 29 – JULY 10

Based on the iconic animated film, with an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, Disney’s Aladdin KIDS is sure to send audiences soaring on a flying carpet ride filled with romance and adventure. Now updated in the Binder format!

When the street urchin, Aladdin, vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie’s magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie, and more are here in Disney’s Aladdin KIDS, a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love. Specific to Disney’s Aladdin KIDS are the Djinn, a group of unique stage magicians who execute the magical moments of the show. Casting many Djinn to create the Genie’s magic allows you to involve more young performers.

  • Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm
  • Performances:
    July 10 & 11 at 7:30pm
    July 12 at 2pm
  • There will be no camp/rehearsal on July 4.
  • Tuition: $450

**THIS SHOW WILL BE PERFORMED AT THE FLORIDA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF & BLIND**

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Minion Mania

JULY 13 – 17

Minion Mania! Playmaking Camp will explore the characters, costumes, music and dance that made the Minions (and Gru!), such hits!

Students will use the Minions franchise as a springboard for imagination. Students will be exposed to characterization games, music, choreography and so much more in the energetic camp!

  • July 13 – 17
  • 10am – 1pm
  • Grades: K – 3
  • Tuition: $150
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Trolls!

JULY 20 – 24

Can’t stop the feeling! Trolls Playmaking Camp will explore the characters, costumes, music and dance that made Trolls, and in 2020, Trolls World Tour, such hits!

Students will use the Trolls franchise as a springboard for imagination. Students will be exposed to characterization games, music, choreography and so much more in the energetic camp!

  • July 20 – 24
  • 10am – 1pm
  • Grades: K – 3
  • Tuition: $150
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Spongebob Summer Fun!

JULY 27 – 31

Spongebob Summer Fun Playmaking Camp will explore the characters, costumes, music and dance that made Spongebob Squarepants, such a hit!

Students will use the Spongebob franchise as a springboard for imagination. Students will be exposed to characterization games, music, choreography and so much more in the energetic camp!

  • July 27 – 31
  • 10am – 1pm
  • Grades: K – 3
  • Tuition: $150
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BECOME A SPONSOR

KidzfACTory sponsors are acknowledged on the Limelight website, in all show programs, and on our social media pages. Each show also is available for sponsorship, with EXCLUSIVE advertising, marketing, and other business perks! Call 904-825-1164, or email [email protected] to reserve YOUR show!

GENERAL SPONSORSHIPS

$500 and $1,000 — Logo in programs, on website, and on social media

SHOW SPONSORSHIP

$1,000 per production — Pick the show, subject to availability — see list below.  Logo and full paged ad in programs, on website, and on social media, and show sponsorship acknowledged in all press releases and marketing materials for the production.

SHOW SPONSORSHIP PERKS

  • Business logo in show program, on Limelight website, in press releases, and on show poster
  • Multiple posts on social media — Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • 5 tickets to one performance
  • On-stage introduction at all show performances
  • Full page ad in show program