Mainstage Company

Announcing the launch of the NWCT Mainstage Company! This group of select youth artists will create multiple digital performances throughout the year, including online cabarets, 24-hour playwriting festivals, and one-act festivals. These digital shows begin October 2020 and will be FREE to watch. Check back often to see what shows are coming up!

All You Need Is Love: An Online Cabaret

Tuesday, February 23 at 7pm

LIVE on NWCT’s YouTube

On Tuesday, February 23 at 7pm, join NWCT’s Mainstage Company for an evening of songs about love! Guest artists The Bylines (Marianna Thielen and Reece Marshburn) host this cabaret proving “All You Need is Love” LIVE on NWCT’s YouTube. Company Stage Manager Roger Monroe joins the fun with “Pre-Show Mint Questions!”

New Beginnings: An Online Cabaret

Tuesday, January 26 at 7pm

LIVE on NWCT’s YouTube

New year, New Beginnings! On Tuesday, January 26 at 7pm, join NWCT’s Mainstage Company for an evening of songs about experiencing a fresh start. Guest artists The Bylines (Marianna Thielen and Reece Marshburn) host this show full of hope, perseverance, and discovering your true self LIVE on NWCT’s YouTube. Featuring a song by NWCT’s Education Associate and Teaching Artist Makaela Terance and “Pre-Show Mint Questions” by Company Stage Manager Roger Monroe. 

Snow Day Cabaret

Tuesday, December 22 at 7pm

LIVE on NWCT’s YouTube

Grab a blanket and your mug of hot chocolate — it’s time for a “Snow Day Cabaret!” On Tuesday, December 22 at 7pm, join NWCT’s Mainstage Company for an evening of songs about elves, snowmen, cozying up by the fire, and more! Guest artists The Bylines (Marianna Thielen and Reece Marshburn) host this show full of winter cheer LIVE on NWCT’s YouTube. Featuring a song by Erik Montague and “Pre-Show Mint Questions” by Roger Monroe.

Dream Roles: An Online Cabaret

Tuesday, November 24 at 7pm

LIVE on NWCT’s YouTube

Join us LIVE on YouTube for Dream Roles, an online cabaret show featuring NWCT’s Mainstage Company. These talented youth performers will each share a song that reminds us to reach for our dreams! This free performance is hosted by guest artists The Bylines (Marianna Thielen and Reece Marshburn), award-winning composers of the music for The Starlings shows, with special guest Little One (played by John Ellingson) from The Starlings.

Coming Together: An Online Cabaret

Saturday, October 24 at 7pm

LIVE on NWCT’s YouTube

Join us for our first-ever NWCT Online Cabaret, where select youth performers share songs about community, family, and coming together. Chosen by the singers, each song provides a valuable reminder that we are not alone. Guest artists The Bylines (Marianna Thielen and Reece Marshburn), who fans will remember as the award-winning composers of the original music for The Starlings, will host this free event full of NWCT stars on YouTube Live. 

24-Hour Play Festival (#2!)

Saturday, February 6 at 6pm

LIVE on NWCT’s Facebook

Watch the show here!

NWCT’s Mainstage Company presents their second online 24-Hour Play Festival!At 6pm on Friday, February 5, the countdown will start. From that point on the intrepid writers, directors, and performers will have just 24 hours to create and rehearse their original production.Ready or not, all plays will be performed at 6pm on Saturday, February 6. Watch the show LIVE on NWCT’s Facebook page!

BEAT’s BIG Digital Debut: An Improv Comedy Show

Saturday, December 12 at 7:15pm

LIVE on NWCT’s Facebook

NWCT’s Improv Troupe’s first ever performance!

One Act Festival

Friday, December 11 at 6pm

LIVE on NWCT’s Facebook

Watch the show here!

Celebrate the on- and off-stage talent of NWCT youth artists with plays written, performed, and directed by Mainstage Company members in our inaugural One Act Festival! Catch the performance hosted LIVE by Leigh Mallonee and the 5 directors on Friday, December 11 at 6pm.

24-hour Play Festival: Halloween Edition

Saturday, October 31 at 6pm

LIVE on NWCT’s Facebook

24-hour Play Festival: Halloween Edition!

At 6pm on October 30 the countdown began. From that point on, the intrepid writers, directors, and performers had just 24 hours to write, rehearse, and produce their original production.

Posted by Northwest Children’s Theater and School on Saturday, October 31, 2020

At 6pm on October 30 the countdown began. From that point on, the intrepid writers, directors, and performers had just 24 hours to write, rehearse, and produce their original production.

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