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please go to “Performances and Auditions” for Audition dates and times and registrations

Workshops for ages 5-8 and 9+ Begin September 6 with performance on Oct. 12- register by going to “performances and Auditions”. Class size is limited- $20 hold your spot.

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Shrek- auditions August 24 & 25, Performances November 14,15,16,21,22- limited cast ages 12-19 with approx 7 roles for younger children. Younger children (5-11) will audition in September To Be Announced.
There will be a workshop on August 16th for ages 12-19 that will teach the dance and the vocal director will teach the songs for main roles. You must be 12 by August 24 to audition in August.

This is a musical.
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SHREK, The Musical November 2014 Ages 5-19 We are excited about this!!

Frosty Follies- FroFol 2014- A Holiday Musical Extravaganza of feel good proportions!
Ages 5-19
Show dates Dec. 19,20 and 21

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Seeking adult directors who like to work with large numbers!! Do you have a show in mind? Submit a proposal and resume.
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Special Mentions

*We are so proud!* (if you have great news email dypac@dypac.com and let us know! The rules are:
Information must be requested to be posted by individual or parent of individual it concerns. Messages will post for a two month time frame.)

Let us know of news to be proud of!

Thomas Huffmaster is officially an Eagle Scout of Trenton Boy Scout Troop 1721! His project is the informational board at the corner of West Rd. and Edsel, in front of the Trenton Cultural Center. Congratulations, Thomas! We are all so proud of you!

Lauren Pousak was awarded a community service award by Henry Ford Hospital. She delivered hand made cards to patients in the hospital for the Holidays! We are so proud of her! She thought of the idea on her own and her friends at DYPAC also helped her! She is a student at St. Joseph in Trenton and we are so very proud of her for engaging the philosophy of kindness!

Congratulations to all of our graduation seniors. It has been our sincere pleasure to watch you grow! We are so very proud of you and are so excited to share your exciting acceptance to Universities across the nation! We are so anxious to see where your talents and skills take you! And, to watch your kindness to others grow!

We love to engage our young people in service projects as they learn to show kindness and compassion!

Trenton Village Theatre

DYPAC, in cooperation with The City of Trenton, manages the *Trenton Village Theatre.* TVT is a gem of a live performance venue. It has an intimate setting and seats 355. Please contact Debbie Jackson at 734 671-2202 or dypac@dypac.com for rental information and availability.
Download Seating Chart Here

Click Here to Access Rental Form Here

TVT stage dimensions

The beautiful stampted concrete was created by Reale Cement, who generously discounted the service.
“Link to Reale Cement”:http://www.realecement.com/

Our beautiful new PURPLE draperies have been installed and the interior of the theatre has been painted! Thank you to St. John Painting and Homespun for their dedication to completion of this task! We are thrilled with the painting, the draperies, and the installation of the carpeting with our donor stars!
The TVT Courtyard is being remodeled. It contains a memorial fountain and
has a new decorative Iron Gate. Thank you to the Brown Family and the
Trenton Chapter of the Women’s Farm and Garden Association for making
this possible.

The theatre before DYPAC began restorations

DYPAC Merchandise

*DYPAC merchandise* is now available! “Bluejean button-down shirts”:/media/merchandise1.jpg are $25 each. The “DYPAC tote bag”:/media/merchandise2.jpg is also $25. Both are available by calling 734.362.8153.

Fundraising Events

NPO number 90381 for Krogers!

TO USE THE KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM:
If you registered, you must re-register as of May 1, 2014 – You can register all year, the registration just must be renewed each year! This Quarter we’d like to thank Krogers for $232!!!Thank you!
Simply register online at krogercommunityrewards.com
* Kroger rewards link

Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up. If a member does not yet have a Kroger Plus card, please let them know that they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger. Click on Sign In/Register
Most participants are new online customers, so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the New Customer box.
Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions
You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email.
Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.
Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.
Update or confirm your information.
Enter NPO number or name of organization, select organization from list and click on confirm.
To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization name on the right side of your information page.
REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after your member(s) register their card(s).
Do you use your phone number at the register? Call 877-576-7587 to get your Kroger Plus card number.
Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to count.

*Trivia Night*- *DYPAC*, *along with our community Partners*, *The Information Center* and *The Penrickton Center* host a fun evening of trivia and friendship, served with a light dinner. Join a table of eight to show (or hide) your trivia skills!
Tickets are $20 and proceeds go to the programs of the evening’s hosting community partner! All are held at the Westfield Building next to the Library at West and Westfield in Trenton. Winners receive a trophy and gift certificate along with a chance to return and defend their title! Dinner begins at 6pm, trivia starts at 7pm. Food, Fun, and Friendship! Call 734 282-7171 to reserve tickets!

Thank you to all who continually support this event!

*Trivia Purchase Link

*Upcoming Dates-Mark Your Calendar* –

Thursday, March 20, 2014 – Penrickton
Thursday, May 15, 2014 – TIC
Thursday, July 17, 2014 – DYPAC
These are ALL Thursdays!!

DYPAC collects ink cartridges and cell phones for recycling. Please drop off at 254 West Road (Dr. Jackson’s dental office) or at the theatre during rehearsals. * Recycling for Charities

*Please visit our theatre and see the wonderful Masks and Banners and our beautiful Grand Piano!*
Please click the link below for our wonderful sponsors-We are most grateful! Thank you.Banner and Mask Sponsors

Auditions

Next Auditions are for Ages 12 to 19( as of audition date) and approx. cast of 40.
SHREK ( Jurors)
Audition Dates are August 24 and August 25
Show Dates are Nov. 14,15,16,21,22
Directoris Mary Zalesk
This is a Musical- August 16 there will be a SHREK Workshop Noon- 4 which will teach the dance and main character vocals. This will be very beneficial to attend. Details will be distributed by email- please join mailing list if you do not already receive.
Ages 5-11 will audition in September (TBD) and there are approx. 7 roles for younger children.
Please email dypac@dypac.com if you are interested in auditioning for this show and we will provide the readings necessary for auditions.

September workshops! Sign up- not by audition. First come, first enrolled! $20 hold spot.
Children will perform a mini-musical and older children will also do a performance, but may or may not be a musical. Each child is on the stage the entire performance and will have simple costumes.
The goal is to develop confidence, skill, friendships while involved in a positive, purposeful activity

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Summer Program Information will be out the first week of April!
The Program is a sign up program, three days a week (T, W,Th) and runs June 24 through July 31, with a final performance the evenings of July 31 and August 1. Please reserve BOTH days to attend your child’s performances! We offer 45 minute classes and parents may select what works best for their schedules, with the same class being taken at the same time each day. Some young people take one class and some stay all day!
We offer theatre classes, music classes, dance classes, art classes and many others!
Please join DYPAC’s mailing list to receive the informational emails in the spring!

Summer Program

2014 Summer Program runs June 24 through August 1.  Final Performances are on July 31 and August 1.  The 2014 schedule will be on-line April 2014. The best way to get information is to add your name to our mailing list!
Classes fill up as individuals register and some classes fill up faster than others!
If you have questions, please call Marci at 734-795-6805 or Debbie at 734 671-2202.

Summer Program Information On-lin First Week of April! 6 week summer session! Fun for all!
Program runs June 24- August 2- You may take one class or many-
fee is per class- T,W,TH only- schedule you choose will be the same each day.
Classes are $70 and some have an additional material or script fee of $15.
A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your child’s place in the courses.
All children who register for a course will be in that course- this is a sign up-first come registration.

Note: The choir will be singing a medley from Frozen

Click Here to see Course Descriptions and Information

Click Here to see Registration Form- Fill out and click submit