PRODUCTION PERFORMANCES

The Colorado Springs Conservatory produces several large scale productions each year.  Productions include full scale musicals, junior version musicals and original works.  Dramatic workshop performances of new and timely plays are also produced as part of summer or school year programming.

UPCOMING and CURRENT PRODUCTIONS 2018:

January

The year of 2018 is kicked off with an original musical based on the children’s books by renowned author and visual artist, Betz Smisek. Founding CEO,  Linda Weise, set  the Chocolate Mountaineers Club story to music and was premiered at the Pikes Peak Center Studio Bee to sold out crowds of young and old alike.

June

“Jack, a moral musical tale” will be returning to the stage in a revised version.  The original piece, performed in June 2017 by Linda Weise has several new characters and a bit more music.  Josh Franklin, CSC alumni and Tony Award winner has been collaborating with Weise on new songs as well as revised script.  Franklin will be directing the piece and has invited longtime Broadway based friends Moya Angela and Brian Sears to join the student cast.  CSC lead mentor John Wolfe is choreographing the musical  and CSC alumni C.C. Wells is designing costumes and sets.  The full scale musical will be performed June 21-23 at the ENT Center for the Performing Arts on the UCCS campus.

November

“Amahl and the Night Visitors” will return for the holiday season at the Pikes Peak Center.  The Chamber Orchestra of the Springs will join forces once again with the students to bring this timeless opera to life.

Thomas Wilson and Linda Weise have come together to write a new Christmas children’s rock opera that will premier at this performance at the Pikes Peak Center.

PAST PRODUCTIONS:

The Conservatory has produced many fully staged musicals and operas since 1994.  From Menotti operas to Rogers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma, from Beckett to Shakespeare, the extended conservatory family of performers is committed to excellence in production as well as accessibility of opportunity to each student that wants to participate. Professional directors, to include Ms. Billie McBride, Allyson Paris, Tripp Fountain and Jamie Richards have led these extraordinary performance experiences over the years.

FULL LENGTH MUSICAL PRODUCTIONS INCLUDE:

Jack, A Moral Musical Tale

The Chocolate Mountaineers Club

The Last Five Years

Songs for a New World

The Fantasticks

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Godspell

Working

Cabaret

The Secret Garden

Seussical, the Musical

Zanna Don’t

Alice Id Wonderland

Gypsy

Oklahoma

Fiddler on the Roof

The Jungle Book

Dr. Doolittle

HONK!

Little Shop of Horrors

Schoolhouse Rock

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

Henry and Greta

FULL LENGTH OPERA PRODUCTIONS INCLUDE :

Gian Carlo Menottti’s-

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Martin’s Lie

The Boy Who Grew Too Fast

Chip and His Dog

The Medium

The Telephone

A Childhood Miracle, by Ned Rorem

Down in the Valley, by Kurt Weill

Brundibar by Hans Krasa

Noyes Fludde by Benjamin Britten

SQUONK opera

SUMMER INTENSIVE ORIGINAL WORKS

For twelve years, the Conservatory partnered in a summer intensive with Central City Opera and produced original operas written by the students under the guidance of composers in residence, Mr. Roger Ames and Jeffrey Gilden.  Subject matter included historical pieces about Stratton, Penrose, Antoinette Perry, General Palmer as well as text by Shakespeare and other poets.

OTHER GENRES

A Jazz Nativity By Anne Phillips

Our Town, by Thorton Wilder

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by Shakespeare

Effects of Gamma Rays on Man- in- the- Moon Marigolds, by Paul Zindel

Tartuffe by Moliere

An Evening of Samuel Beckett


Productions Pictures

Upcoming Events
Mar 02

Jazz Nite March 2018

March 2 @ 7:00 pm
Mar 08

Rosé All Day? How About All YEAR!

March 8 @ 5:30 pm
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Mar 09

Lunch with Luck Seminar

March 9 @ 12:00 pm
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