Center Stage Jackson

Yearly Events

Musicals are typically produced twice per season at Jackson College’s Potter Center. Due to ongoing renovations at Jackson College’s Potter Center, future productions at that location are on hold for the time being. In the meantime, we are utilizing other varied Jackson locations to accommodate future Center Stage Jackson musicals until Jackson College’s Potter Center’s restoration is complete.

Each production has six performances over two weekends. Depending on the production, these may be open to adult and youth actors.

Auditions are typically held in August/September for the November musical and March for the June musical.

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One play is produced yearly, dinner-theatre style, at the Sandhill Crane Vineyards. Each production has nine performances over three weekends. This production is typically aimed at adult actors only. Auditions are typically held in December for the February/March production.

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Youth Theater is for 3rd through 9th graders in Jackson County wishing to get familiar with theater productions in a hands-on manner. No experience necessary. Newbies are welcome! One play is produced in November at Jackson’s First Presbyterian Church with three performances over one weekend. One larger musical is produced each March at the Middle School at Parkside with three performances over one weekend.

Auditions are typically held in August or September for the November production and January for the March production.

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Different from regular plays in that actors perform with scripts in hand, with minimal set, props, and blocking. An excellent choice for actors that want to get their feet wet on stage and/or do not have a lot of time to devote to a full show. There are only a few rehearsals and one performance. All Center Stage Jackson Staged Readings are currently FREE to the public and held at several locations in the Jackson community.

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A friendly one-night competition, with two age categories, open to all young people 12th grade and younger in Jackson County. Cash prizes, trophies, and more are awarded to the top three youth in each category!

This year’s competition date and deadline for competition are to be announced.

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An annual, themed cabaret showcasing talent in Jackson County with minimal rehearsals. Depending on the theme and director, these are typically open to adult singers only but may have some opportunity for young adults. This season’s cabaret will be held in a dinner theatre style over two weekends at the Sandhill Crane Vineyards April 1-3 & 8-10, 2022.

Auditions are typically held in February or March.

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Barbecue, beer, and bands at the 308 Brass Rail!

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Center Stage Jackson

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Cultivating, advancing, and promoting the appreciation of dramatic arts with the community.

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