Melodrama charactersMelodrama - Somebody Please Say Yes or ... Six Sues Silver Mine
Community Show 12 yr old - Adult

Dive into the world of vile villains and distraught damsels with the one-of-a-kind melodrama performance of Somebody Please Say Yes…or…Six Sues Silver Mine. Join the six Sue sisters as they try to create a hotel out of their deceased father’s dusty old silver mine. When their father’s dear friend Jasper discovers that there actually IS silver in the mine, a plan is hatched by the Sues’ cousin to get it for herself. She calls on the help of the glamorous Gilda Garnett and the dastardly Diamond Doo-Right to fulfill her shrewd scheme. Can good ol’ Jasper find a way to tell the Sues about his delightful discovery? And will the six Sues be able to overcome their own obstacles and defeat Diamond Doo-Right and Gilda Garnett in time?

Jasper’s White Corn, Chicken Chili
RocksAnne’s Cornbread
Santiago’s Homemade Pie
Cinnamon Apple Tea or Coffee

Performs: Feb 24, 25, Mar 3, 4 7:00pm

Prices: $12 for dinner and show $6 for all others (no matinee)
(Melodrama Dinner Theater Call 303 456 6772 for Dinner Reservations)

Six Sues

Colorado ACTS Winter - Spring 2017 Semester:

Fall 2016 Class and Performance Schedule:
The Colorado ACTS Theater
11455 W. I-70 Frontage Road North
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Registration is now open for the Summer 2017 semester classes. To register, visit our Registration Page.

We are still adding classes and to check back often for additional classes!

Summer 2017 Classes

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1 Week Long, Option of 2 Sessions - For Ages 5-18

SHINING STARS is a drama camp experience for children with special needs. This week long course will provide students with varying abilities the opportunity to expand their communication and social skills through dramatic play and storytelling. Kids with limited mobility or speaking abilities will be able to participate in creative ways. The class will be taught by a certified speech/language pathologist with a theater degree, and will conclude with a final performance for family and friends.

Two different sessions are available:

Session One - Shining Stars: June 19th – 23rd (Regular Camp)
Session Two – Rising Stars: July 10th – 14th (Advanced, scripted.)

*This session requires teacher permission to enroll. Please email for permission.*

Class time: 1pm to 4pm
Parent Share: During Class
Instructors: Abby Dorn & Classroom Helper(s)
Cost: $100 per session
For Ages 8-80

Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother's protective flapping. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out that being different is not a bad thing to be.

*An audition is required. Please call 303.456.6772 to schedule a time slot*

Auditions: May 26th and 27th
Rehearsals:  Tuesdays & Thursdays June 6th - July 27th 6p.m. - 9p.m.
Tech Days: July 29th
Tech Week: July 31st – August 3rd
Performances: August 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th
Instructors: Cindy Troup and Leanna Felmlee
Cost: $170 per person

Murder at Big Sal's Speakeasy
For Ages 12 - Adult

Sweet ole’ Sal owns the finest Speakeasy in town. It’s all fun and games until there is a murder! Join sweet Sal and a host of cohorts in the this endearing tale while sharpening your improve skills and learning about audience participation!

Rehearsals: June 5th - June 21st  from 6pm to 9pm
Dress Rehearsals: June 26th-29th
Performances: June 30th, July 1st
Instructors: Cindy Troup and Jenn Sharp
Cost: $130
1 Week Long - For ages 6-12

A small quiet hobbit gets asked to join a quest by a wizard and some Dwarves.  The prize is all the treasure you could ever imagine.  Along the way they encounter wolves, goblins, trolls and the dreaded Smaug that guards the treasure. When they finally reach the cave they send the hobbit in to get the treasure. Will He make it, or will he be eaten by the Dragon, Smaug?

Rehearsals: June 5th – June 9th 9am to 7pm
Performances: June 9th at 10am and 7pm
Instructor: Cindy Oury
Cost: $100 for the week

Stuart Little
1 Week Long - For Ages 6-12

The classic tale about a mouse named Stuart Little who is born into an ordinary New York family. We follow Stuart through his many adventures—both big and small. Join Stuart and his gang on the adventure of a lifetime.

Rehearsals: June 12th – 16th 9am to 12pm
Performances: June 16th at 10am and 7pm

Instructor: Cindy Oury
Cost: $100 for the week

Songs and Scenes from Classic Musicals
1 Week Long - For Ages 8-12

Explore scenes and songs from these classic musical like Sound of Music, Annie, Peter Pan and more! Singing, dancing and acting will all be explored and discovered in this class. Brush up on your skills or learn brand new ones! This is a class for anyone interested in musical theater.

Rehearsals: July 17th – 22nd 9am-12pm
Performances: July 22nd at 10am and 7pm
Instructors:  Erin & Rachel Buterbaugh
Cost: $100 for the week

Cat in the Hat Catastrophe
1 Week Long - For Ages 8-16

Green Eggs and Ham?  Sam I am? Who’s that live on a speck of clover dust? Horton, Ms. McFuzz, and Fox in Red socks… Join us for this hilarious mash-up of Seuss inspired characters in the story of a lifetime.

Rehearsals:  July 17th – 21st 1pm to 4pm
Performances: July 21st at 10am and 7pm
Instructors:  Leanna Felmlee
Cost: $100 for the week

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night
1 Week Long - For Ages 12-18

Orsino attempts to woo the Countess Olivia. The shipwrecked Viola disguises herself as a man, takes on the name Cesario, and enters the Duke’s service. In the end, Viola and the Duke wed, and Olivia marries a man named Sebastian. Join us for this retelling of the classic Twelfth Night.

Rehearsals: July 10th – 15th 9am-12pm
Performances: July 15th at 10am and 7pm
Instructor: Melinda Middleton
Cost: $100 for the week

Princess and the Goblins
1 Week Long - For Ages 8-16

A pampered princess and a scruffy miner discover and undermine a goofy goblin horde's uprising, saving the kingdom. Inspired by the classic 1870 fairy tale that J.R.R. Tolkien read when he was a little boy. A fast and funny comedy.

Rehearsals: June 27th-30th  9am-12pm
Performances: June 30th at 10am and 4pm
Instructor: Leanna Felmlee
Cost: $100 for the week

Colorado ACTS Winter - Spring 2017 Semester:

Fall 2016 Class and Performance Schedule:
The Colorado ACTS Theater
11455 W. I-70 Frontage Road North
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Registration is now open for the Winter Spring 2017 semester classes. To register, visit our Registration Page.

Winter Spring 2017 Classes

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Mirror Image
For Ages: 12-18

Fantasy comes face to face with the hard reality of high school in this pop musical adventure set in 1985 where the best — and worst! — of both worlds meet.  As reality seeps into the fairy tales, the characters start to break free of their patterns and the classic princesses cross the portal and discover they can be their own heroes!  You’ll love this complex, rich tapestry of enchanted fun woven with a poignant, meaningful thread about what it means to be alive and in control of your own destiny.
Rehearsals: January 5th – May 13th
Time: Thursdays, 6pm-9pm
Tech Day(s): Sat. April 29th & May 1st-4th
Performances: May 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th
Teachers: Cindy Troup
Cost: $280

Super Duck
Ages: 8-12

It’s the beloved tale of The Ugly Duckling with a super-powered, action-packed twist!  When a strange egg falls from the sky and lands near the duck pond, a mother duck decides to let it hatch and raise the strange looking creature as her own.  Cluck discovers he’s a duck from another planet with amazing superpowers and a hero’s heart.  He finally returns home only to have to rescue his family from — guess who? — Dr. Tabby and Squishy in an epic battle of feline vs.fowl!

Rehearsals: January 3rd-April 2nd
Time: Tuesdays, 6pm- 8pm
Tech Day(s): March 27th-March 30th
Performances: March 31st & April 1st
Teacher: Jennifer Sharp
Cost: $190

shoeMelodrama She Done Him Wrong…Twice
Community Show 12 yr old - Adult

Rehearsals: Wednesdays 6-8:30pm Jan 4th- Feb 22nd
Performs: Feb 24, 25, Mar 3, 4 7:00pm
Participation in this class can earn an actor up to $50 tuition credit towards another show/class.
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Ages: 13-Adult

Who dunnit? Why? And of course… Will they get caught? Join us to discover the answers…

Rehearsals: March 8th – April 27th
Time: Wednesdays, 6pm-8pm
Tech Day: May 15th -18th
Performances:  May 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th
Teacher: Melinda Middleton
Cost: $50 Material Fee

Cha-Cha Dance Class

Join ballroom dancers Don and Susie Read for a easy-breezy Monday night of Cha-Cha lessons.  You will be ready to hit the dance floor when the next occasion arises!

Rehearsals: January 23rd – February 13th
Time: Mondays, 6pm-7pm
Ages: 12 and up
Teachers: Don and Susie Read
Cost: $32 for an individual or $48 per couple

Creative Drama- Little Pioneers
Ages: 4-8

In the 1800's brave and adventurous families built new lives on the Great American prairie.  Join Pa, Ma, Mary, and Laura Ingalls, plus the people they meet along the way, as they experience the joys and hardships of pioneer life. Costumes include bonnets, prairie skirts, overalls, flannel shirts, floppy hats, and prairie boots! Westward Ho!

Dates: January 9th – February 27th
Time: Monday’s, 4pm-5pm
Parent Share Performances: February 27th at 4:15pm
Teacher: Cindy Oury
Cost: $75

Scenes and Songs from Classic Musicals
Ages: 10-18

Explore scenes and songs from these classic musical productions. Singing, dancing and acting will all be explored and discovered in this class. Brush up on your skills or learn brand new ones! This is a class for anyone interested in musical theater.

Rehearsals: February 24th –April 8th
Time: Fridays, 10:00am- 12:00pm
Performances: April 7th, 8th
Teacher: TBD
Cost: $90

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Ages: 8-18

This is the delicious story of the adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory. Willy Wonka stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory... or suffer the consequences.

Rehearsals: January 31st – April 29th
Time: Tuesdays, 1pm-3pm
Tech Week:  April 15th & April 17th – 20th
Performances: April 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th
Teachers: Jenn Sharp
Cost: $190


Dear Colorado ACTS Friends and Family,
Please remember to check out our ongoing fundraiser: The Giving Tree.  As you walk in the front door of the theater you will see a large tree with tags noting various needs the theater has (such as cleaning supplies, snacks for concessions, sound equipment and set-building materials).  Your donation of any of these items allows us to keep our tuition low and provide the best possible theater experience for our students and audience members.
There is an area in the Concessions room for returned donations, so please stop by to pick up a tag and then make your donation.
Thank you for your ongoing support of Colorado ACTS.  We are so grateful for this wonderful community.
The Colorado ACTS Team