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High School Performance Ensemble

Nov 3, 2018–May 5, 2019

Grades 9-12

This ultimate theatre production class is for teens who are ready to step into the spotlight. Led by Conservatory Director Stephanie Temple, actors perform a full-scale ensemble production with a two-weekend run. Past productions include: What the Fairytale?!, The Odyssey, The Good Woman of Setzuan, Dracula, The Canterville Ghost.


Full Session: $1,100 (includes company sweatshirt and performance DVD.)

Nov 3, 2018–May 5, 2019

Saturdays, 11:00AM–1:00PM (Nov–Dec)
Saturdays, 10:00AM–1:00PM (Jan–May)

Performances: April 26-May 5 (Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays & Sundays at 2pm)


Interview/audition mandatory for students new to NCTC. Please contact to set up an appointment. Returning NCTC students are able to sign up without the interview.


Click here to see photos of our past productions.



The Performance Ensemble is the crown jewel of classes at NCTC. We often have very dedicated students who take the class all throughout high school, with some alternating between performing or offering to stage manage. We love when new students join the mix too. The focus of this class is on building a cohesive ensemble. We don’t choose projects that have only two leading roles and everyone else has a small part. Sure, some do speak more than others, but we work hard to make sure there are opportunities for all. When we can’t find the right script, we make our own. Past productions have included The Melodrama Project (exploring early American theatre,) The Odyssey, MUNI (an original sketch comedy,) a groovy 1960’s version of The Canterville Ghost, Neil Simon’s The Good Doctor, Dracula, The Brother’s Grimm Spectaculathon! (a parody of children’s theatre,) and a teen angst version of Alice in Wonderland.

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