Colorado ACTS Presents Catastrophe at Camelot

Colorado ACTS presents a Dinner Theatre Production of…


or Merlin Seems To Be Missing

merlinAll the Knights of the Round Table are away fighting dragons.  Merlin is away on mysterious magical business.  Merlin’s Assistant has been left in charge but seems to have gotten on the wrong side of all the Ladies in Waiting.

Mayhem and murder ensue.

Performance Dates: January 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th at 7pm
Special Sunday Matinee Lunch Show: January 4th at 2pm
Tickets: $12.00 for Dinner and the Show (Reservations Required)
$8.00 for the Show Only (No Reservation Needed for Show Only Seating)
Reservations: To Reserve your Dinner and Show Seats: Call 303-456-6772
Location: Colorado ACTS Theater
11455 W. I-70 Frontage Road North
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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Winter-Spring 2015 Schedule of Classes

Evening Classes:

The 50’s Show

Description: Come relive all the fun and music of the 1950’s in this new version of the ACTS 50’s Show. Malt shops, sock-hops, drive-ins and do-wop tunes abound in this original musical production. Complete with greasers, poodle skirts, and all the classic music of the decade this musical will be written specifically for this class. Students will enjoy this original show with a unique plot and characters created just for them.

  • Dates: Rehearsals: January 8th-April 23rd Tech Day(s): April 25th, 9am-2pm & April 27th-April 30th
  • Time: Thursdays, 6pm- 9pm
  • Performances: May 1,2,8,9
  • Ages: 12-18
  • Teachers: Cindy Troup
  • Cost: $280.00

Rock Around the Block: A 1950’s Musical Comedy

Description: Gracie Stanley has gotten herself into the ultra-sticky jam of a lifetime!  She has pledged to deliver her distant cousin, rock star Ziggy Springer, for the high school Hippity Hop.  To her dismay, Ziggy’s manager doesn’t want his client performing anywhere without pay.  It’s now up to Gracie and her friends to produce a double…  or never show their faces in Louise’s Luncheonette again!  They plot to have a singing soda jerk perform instead.  If it’s dark, maybe no one will be able to tell that it’s really not Ziggy!  With the scornful Muffin Mansfield keeping her eyes on Gracie’s every move, it won’t be easy to pull this one off.  Loaded with the feel of the era and a fantastic score, you’ll see why we call them the Nifty Fifties!

  • Dates: Rehearsals: January 6th–April 14th
  • Tech Week: April 20th-April 23rd, 6pm-8pm
  • Time: Tuesday, 6pm- 8pm
  • Performances: April 24th and 25th
  • Ages: 8-12
  • Teachers: Jennifer Sharp and Jenna Brownlow
  • Cost: $160.00

Creative Drama Classes:

Creative Drama

Description: Creative Dramatics! Creative Drama helps our youngest thespians imagine, express, and play. Join us for an hour of fun each week as we learn classic finger plays, poems, and action songs.  Students will also enjoy puppets and act out well-known stories such as The Three Little Pigs, Red Riding Hood, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears. This eight week class culminates in a Preschool Variety Show which will entertain family, grandparents, friends, and neighbors.  Let the merriment begin!

  • Dates: 1st Session: January 7th-February 25th 2nd Session: March 11th-April 29th
  • Time: Wednesdays, 11am-12pm OR 4pm-5pm *Two Different Times to Choose From!*
  • Parent Share Performances: The last day of class
  • Ages: 4-8
  • Teachers: Cindy Oury
  • Cost: $75.00 per Session

Homeschool Classes:

Scenes from Shakespeare

Description: Bump up your acting and your understanding of Shakespeare by performing scenes from As You Like It, Much Ado About Nothing and other classic works of Shakespeare. This class is great for actors and actresses looking to build on their theatrical knowledge or those looking to get started in the world of theater and Shakespeare.

  • Dates: Rehearsals: January 6th-March 3rd (9 weeks)
  • Time: Tuesdays, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Performances: March 6th and 7th
  • Ages: 12-18
  • Teachers: Ebie Panozzo
  • Cost: $90.00

Scenes and Songs from Classic Musicals

Description: Explore scenes and songs from Into the Woods, Once Upon a Mattress and Peter Pan. 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.

  • Dates: Rehearsals: March 6th-May 1st (9 weeks)
  • Time: Wednesdays, 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Performances: May 3rd (Sunday)
  • Ages: 10-18
  • Teachers: Rachel Buterbaugh
  • Cost: $90.00

Community & Outreach Classes:

Snow White

Description: The wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm is brought to life in this delightful adaptation. This production is perfect for all ages of actors and actresses-the young and the young-at-heart! All our old friends are here — the lovely Princess, the mischievous Dwarfs, the Prince, the Huntsman, the evil Queen.  But wait until you meet the hilarious palace Cat and the Enchanted Vixen.  In this version, the Magic Mirror not only talks — it walks!  Shiver and shake as the scheming Queen transforms herself into various personalities like Esmeralda, the young gypsy, and a withered Crone so horrible even the Queen herself is terrified!  Don’t forget that poisonous apple waiting for our heroine. This is one of the most popular tales of all time, and it never fails to enchant and amaze.

  • Dates: Rehearsals: January 7th-April 1st
  • Tech Week: April 6th-April 9th, 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Time: Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Performances: April 10th, 11th, 17th, and 18th
  • Ages: 13-Adult
  • Teachers: Shannon Stricker
  • Cost: $180.00

Performance Outreach Class

Description: Come join Colorado ACTS newest outreach opportunity! This group of actors will put together a show that will tour and perform for thousands of elementary students. We will bring theater to children who may not otherwise get to experience the joy of live theater. This is a tremendous chance to reach out to the people in our community and create a positive theater experience for everyone.

*This class will rehearse and then perform on Friday mornings, 10am-12pm. Actors must be available for rehearsals and performances during this time. Some transportation flexibility may be required because performances will take place at various locations.*

  • Dates: Rehearsals: January 9th-May 2015
  • Time: Fridays, 10am-12pm
  • Ages: 10-Adult
  • Teachers: Cindy Troup
  • Cost: $25.00 Materials Fee

Spring Outreach to Pre-schools Classes

Description: This is a class for any actors and actresses ages 8 to 18 who would like to perform for pre-schools.  We will put together a pre-school variety show with nursery rhymes, songs, and stories. Bring your good ideas and energy, as we get ready to show the youngest ones what fun on stage is all about!

*This class will be performed as an Outreach to several area pre-schools and child care centers. Actors must be available to perform on Friday mornings.*

  • Dates: Rehearsals: March 13th-May 15th (10 weeks)
  • Time: Fridays, 10am-12pm
  • Performances: TBA
  • Ages: 8-18
  • Teachers: Cindy Oury
  • Cost: $25.00 Materials Fee

Lights, costumes for rent


If you are interested in renting the lights, costumes, props, or the building space, please contact us via

Colorado Acts
P.O. Box 745190
Arvada CO 80006-5190
phone 303-456-6772
or e-mail