JUNIOR THEATRE NEWS & REVIEWS

Spotlight on THE SNOWY DAY Director, Kandace Crystal

Spotlight on THE SNOWY DAY Director, Kandace Crystal

Kandace Crystal is an SDJT teaching artist and is currently working with Junior Theatre as the director of The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats. She was recently recognized by the Times of San Diego for directing two of San Diego’s top plays of 2021!...

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Spotlight on FROG & TOAD Choreographer, Emily Shackelford

Spotlight on FROG & TOAD Choreographer, Emily Shackelford

Get to know Emily... Emily Shackelford is a professional actor, teaching artist and San Diego Junior Theatre alum who spent 10 years with JT growing up. After earning her B.F.A. in Theatre from Stephen’s College, Emily went on to perform with many theatre companies in...

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Despite setback, the show goes on for School of Rock

Despite setback, the show goes on for School of Rock

We’re so proud of our resilient School of Rock cast and crew for pushing through opening weekend despite an overnight break-in at the Casa del Prado Theatre on Friday, which resulted in four stolen guitars. "I'm proud of the cast for bouncing back and putting on a...

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Junior Theatre Student Meets Tony Award-Winner Ali Stroker

Junior Theatre Student Meets Tony Award-Winner Ali Stroker

By Teresa Monaco 17 year-old Junior Theatre student Molly Nilsen makes almost-yearly trips to New York City—but this trip was different. The primary purpose was to scope out colleges for Molly to attend next fall. A close second, of course, was to see a few Broadway...

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