“Ballet by the Beach” Set for Saturday May 8th

Ballet Theatre of Scranton, in partnership with the NEPA Philharmonic and Lackawanna County Department of Arts and Culture, will present “Ballet by the Beach” on Saturday, May 8 at 5 p.m. at Covington Park. Rain date is May 9 at 5 pm.

Admission is free. For information, call 570-347-2867 or visit balletscranton.org

Pictured from left are Dunmoreans Kelley Dougherty in “Danse Espanol” and Celia Eagen in ”Les Syphides.”  Joanne Arduino, Artistic Director, is also a Dunmorean.

Scranton Cultural Center to hold auditions for “Disney’s High School Musical Jr.”

Michelle Conaboy, Camille Reinecke and Kelley Dougherty will be working on the upcoming Creative and Performing Arts Academy's production of

Michelle Conaboy, Camille Reinecke and Kelley Dougherty will be working on the upcoming Creative and Performing Arts Academy’s production of “Disney’s High School Musical, Jr.”

Camille Reineke of Dunmore has announced open auditions for the Creative and Performing Arts Academy’s production of “Disney’s High School Musical Jr.” at Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. Auditions for the production will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 4 and 5 and are open to those in grades four through 12.

“I am thrilled to be directing this show, “said Camille, arts and education outreach manager. “Our last production of “Willy Wonka” was a huge success, and I’m proud to have the opportunity to direct such a great group of kids as well as work with our talented creative team.”

The rehearsal and performance opportunity is another element of the SCC CaPAA program. The focus is to provide educational and enjoyable experiences for young performers, as well as give everyone a chance to perform on stage in a facility that has over 80 years of history in presenting live theatrical events. Tuition for the class is $300, which includes a $25 non-refundable registration fee. A limited number of needs-based scholarships are available. For registration and scholarship documents, visit www.capaa.sccmt.org.

Camille Reinecke will serve as director for the production with Michele Conaboy as musical director and Kelley Dougherty as choreographer. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Nov. 19 and 20 and at 11 a.m. on Nov. 21.

The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple’s 2015-2016 season is supported by: the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Lackawanna County Office of Education and Culture, and Commissioners Jim Wansacz, Patrick M. O’Malley and Edward G. Staback. A special thank you to its media partners: Allied Services, Citizens’ Voice, Electric City, Entercom Communications, Lamar Advertising, MAC Signs, the Times-Tribune and Times Shamrock Communications.