Category Archives: Dramatic Academy

Penobscot Theatre Company Dramatic Academy Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of The Little Prince

  Translated into more than 250 languages More than 200 Million copies sold Included in education curriculum worldwide Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the beloved classic The Little Prince!  Performed by PTC’s Tiny Thespians and Youth Troupe, The Little Prince brings the storybook to life on our main stage in a production that is family […]

Dramatic Academy student Emma Howard graduates to a main stage role at PTC

The mission statement for Penobscot Theatre Company’s Education Department states the following “PTC’s Dramatic Academy is committed to providing students of all ages a training ground to explore the performing arts.  Through collaboration with professionally trained instructors we strive to foster learning, growth, and skill acquisition amongst our students. In doing so, we look to […]

Penobscot Theatre Company announces Dramatic Academy Spring Semester!

Penobscot Theatre Company’s Department of Education is pleased to announce its Dramatic Academy offerings for the spring semester! With everything from magic classes, youth training, to (yep) Zumba there is sure to be something for everyone.  For the new year, Dramatic Academy will expand to provide programming for people of all ages and interests.  Check […]

Penobscot Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Schools Residency Program Begins Booking, Available Year Round!

Shake it up with Shakespeare!  Want to introduce your students to the language of Shakespeare in an engaging and exciting way?  Have our teaching artists join you to bring the works of William Shakespeare alive in your classroom!  Using voice, movement, props, and costumes our program is designed to bring a fresh perspective to these […]

PTC Dramatic Academy expands to offer Teen/Adult Classes in Fall Semester!

Penobscot Theatre’s Dramatic Academy is committed to providing students of all ages a training ground to explore the performing arts.  Through collaboration with professionally trained instructors we strive to foster learning, growth, and skill acquisition amongst our students.  In doing so, we look to build a greater community and inspire a lifelong love of theater.  […]

PTC Announces Expanded Fall Dramatic Academy Offerings – Ages 4 – 400!

  “Penobscot Theatre’s Dramatic Academy is committed to providing students of all ages a training ground to explore the performing arts.  Through collaboration with professionally trained instructors we strive to foster learning, growth, and skill acquisition amongst our students.  In doing so, we look to build a greater community and inspire a lifelong love of […]

Penobscot Theatre’s Young Adult Series takes on the first local production of Spring Awakening in the state of Maine

“Really?! You’re going to do Spring Awakening?! In Bangor? With young people?”  These were among the most common statements I heard when I announced the play choice for the launch of our Young Adult Series at Penobscot Theatre. My answer? “You bet I am.” Having spent what I have now realized is seventeen years working […]