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Sliding Scale is available for all youth programs. We ask that you use the guidelines here to determine what to pay. Use the appropriate PROMO CODE from the bottom of the chart to complete your registration at a discount. You’ll see a ENTER PROMOTIONAL CODE in the upper right hand corner during checkout. Your discount will be reflected immediately. If you have any trouble, please contact us at 207-370-9130.

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AGES 8+ MWF • 4:30PM-6:30PM
AGES 5-7 WED 5:30-6:30PM AND FRIDAY 4:30-6:30PM

Engine Children’s Theater announces its Fall 2019 Workshop and Performance…a production of The (Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel by Steph DeFerie. This session will be directed by Courtney Wood. We also welcome Engine’s new Children’s Theater program manager Nathan Gregory.

Ages 8+ for speaking roles.
Workshop days: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm
Cost: $180 per student

Ages 5-7 for supporting roles.
Workshop days:
Wednesdays: 5:30pm-6:30pm (note shorter time on Wednesdays for the littles)
Fridays: 4:30pm-6:30pm
 $90 per student

Sliding scale policy applies, plus payment plans available. Please consult our Sliding Scale Guidelines here.

Workshop & Performance Location: McArthur Library at 270 Main Street in Biddeford

Dress rehearsal: Thursday, October 24 at 4:30pm

Performance: Friday, October 25 at 5:30pm.

About the play: Pity poor Streptococcus – it should be a piece of cake for a fairy godmother to tell the story of Snow White but her wand is bent and things aren’t going quite as they should. Then, to make things worse, she’s interrupted by a couple of English policemen who are hot on the trail of two very devious and dangerous criminals – children who are causing no end of trouble in the forest. Their names? Hansel and Gretel! Streptococcus doesn’t believe a word of it and neither do a well-behaved pair of kiddies in the audience who volunteer to help her tell Hansel and Gretel’s familiar tale. But before everyone lives happily ever after, the police insist on having their say and the well-behaved kiddies aren’t happy about that at all.

About the instructor Courtney Wood: Actor and theater educator Courtney Wood has extensive teaching experience, having worked with the Missoula Children’s Theater, Community Theater of Greensboro, Berkshire Theater Group, Winfield Children’s House Montessori, and for Falmouth Elementary and Middle School. Visit her site to learn more.