Saltwater Performing Arts, previously St. Marys Children's Theatre, is entering it's fourth season of Junior programs for elementary aged children. These little shows are big on fun and learning, with a focus on the basics.
Children spend 16-18 weeks in a fee-based workshop during which time they learn socialization, theatre terminology and etiquette, timing, choreography, and of course, the show itself. Every participant earns a role, and their efforts, culminates with three live performances of the show.
These adorable productions are not to be missed as the skill and effort put forth by the youngsters is truly unforgettable.
Our 2021 productions of Disney Moana, JR. and Disney Frozen, Jr. were wildly popular! For spring 2022, Saltwater will return to the stage with the first show they ever produced, Peter Pan Jr. Registration begins November 15, 2021. The workshop begins January 5, 2022 with rehearsals every Wednesday from 4:30-6 and becoming more frequent as the show approaches. Elementary aged students are invited to fly away to Never-Never Land with this family classic! This workshop will culminate with three live performances June 3-5, 2022.
Brandi is a teacher at St. Marys Elementary School & an instructor at the Friese Studio of Music. She has a General Studies degree in Fine Arts from Georgia Southern University & is obtaining her MAED from the University of Phoenix in December 2019. Brandi has studied singing, acting, & dancing since early elementary school. She has been directing children's shows for over 16 years & her creative work can be seen behind the scenes in many of our shows. She is devoted to fostering her love for the arts in the children she teaches.
If you are interested in joining our team as Junior's choreographer, please contact the Box Office.
Phil is an integral part of the Technical Team assisting in any capacity needed. His building skills have proven exceptional time and again from balconies to boulders. You can often find him in our Prop Shop or keeping our facilities running smoothly. Phil is employed by the US Navy, is Leader of Boy Scout Troupe 8385, and is an active theatre parent as well.
Jennifer works diligently behind the schemes to ensure our Junior workshops run smoothly. She is a high school English teacher at Camden County High School and Secretary for Boy Scout Troupe 8385. She holds a Masters of Education and a Bachelors in English. She is also an active parent in our program.