SSPA WEEKLY NEWSLETTER July 30, 2015
Dear Parents and Friends,
To keep you updated on the happenings at SSPA, below please find information regarding upcoming events.
It was great to see so many parents and friends at last week’s very successful showcase! This week’s showcase, which features performances from the various workshops that the students have been participating in will take place on Friday, July 31st at 3:00 pm in the Performing Arts Center.
Don’t forget that SSPA provides pizza for lunch on Friday! Students should still bring a drink for lunch and an afternoon snack and drink with them.
SPIRIT WEEK! Next week is SPIRIT week at SSPA! Special activities will take place during our workshop period.
Our schedule is as follows:
Monday – National Watermelon Day Tuesday – Dress as Your Favorite Fictional Character/Movie Day
Wednesday – Wacky Water Wednesday Thursday – Pajama Day/Studio Day
Wednesday, August 5th is Wacky Water Wednesday! We will be enjoying a water fun day in the sun after lunch. Students should bring the following items to join in the fun: bathing suit, towel, appropriate water footwear, change of dry clothes, sunscreen, water toys: anything that squirts, throws or dispenses water!
NEXT WEEK IS PRODUCTION WEEK
Next week is production week at SSPA, which includes extended rehearsal hours from 4:00 pm–6:00 pm Monday, August 3rd through Thursday, August 6th, 2015 in preparation for weekend performances. Additional performance information can be found at www.sspawestford.org.
IT’S SHOW TIME!
Jesus Christ Superstar will be presented on Friday, August 7th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, August 8th at 7:30 pm.
Performances will be held in the Westford Academy Performing Arts Center.
13 will be presented on Thursday, August 6th at 8:00 pm, Friday, August 7th at 8:00 pm and Saturday, August 8th 4:30 pm. Performances will be held in the Westford Academy Globe Studio Theater. Please enter at the back of the building.
Tickets for Musical Theater productions are $10.00 for adults and free for students 15 and under. All tickets purchased are general admission. SSPA will happily provide two free tickets to the Saturday performance of Jesus Christ Superstar with the purchase of two tickets to a Thursday or Friday musical theater performance.
Alice in Wonderland will be presented on Thursday, August 6th at 6:00 pm, Friday, August 7th at 6:00 pm and Saturday, August 8th at
12:00 pm in the Westford Academy Open Air Theater.
Eurydice will be presented on Friday, August 7th at 5:00 pm and Saturday, August 8th at 1:30 pm and 8:00 pm in the Westford Academy Black Box Theater.
A Collection of Ten Minute Plays will be presented on Friday, August 7th at 6:30 pm and on Saturday, August 8th at 3:00 pm and at 6:30 pm in the Westford Academy Black Box Theater.
Tickets for the Dramatic Acting performances are free for adults and students, however all attendees must have a ticket as seats are limited in the Black Box Theater. All tickets are general admission and patrons will be limited to picking up six tickets during advanced sales. Additional tickets may be available at the door.
BOX OFFICE INFORMATION
The box office will open 1/2 hour prior to the performances. In addition, we are happy to provide additional box office hours on Wednesday, August 5th; Thursday, August 6th; and Friday, August 7th from 8:15-8:45 am. The box office will be set up in the lobby entrance of the Performing Arts Center.
The Summer School for Performing Arts Staff