The Mainstage is where the vision of our founder, Megan Friese-Kaufman came to fruition with their first production in 2014. The Mainstage program has grown to such an extent, that in only 6 years, it has branched into a Junior's program for elementary aged children, and most recently, an Encore program for thespians 18 and up. Mainstage remains dedicated to Middle and High School students.
Mainstage presents two full-scale Broadway productions each year, one in the spring and one in the fall. In fact, these shows have become so popular, that they are very often double cast, meaning each production has double the number of cast members needed. Essentially, the shows are so good we have to do them twice - three performance over the course of one weekend for what we refer to as "Cast A" and second weekend of three performances for "Cast B". Each show, has six performances, and it seems each performance just gets better and better.
The talent of these young people will leave you breathless. From the outstanding vocals, to the well synced choreography, and detailed sets, the Mainstage productions are not to be missed.
Auditions for the spring production of Little Shop of Horrors are being accepted digitally and are due by June 27. Create an account at and identify Saltwater Performing Arts as a Favorite Studio to see info on Little Shop of Horrors. Middle and High School students welcome, younger by recommendation. See our auditions page for details.