Jekyll and Hyde – The Musical

February 17 – 19, 2017 More »

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

February 12 – 14, 2016 More »

Shrek

February 13 – 15, 2015 More »

Les Misérables

February 14 – 16, 2014 More »

Cinderella

February 15 - 17, 2013 More »

Disney`s Beauty and the Beast

February 12 - 14, 2010 More »

Titanic - The Musical

February 18 - 20, 2011 More »

Anything Goes

February 17 - 19, 2012 More »

Wizard of Oz

February 16 - 18, 2018 More »

 

CCT Board of Directors – Nominations/Elections

Once again, it is election time. There are four positions up for re-election on the Colchester Community Theatre Board of Directors:

Vice President of Production
Treasurer
Member At Large (2)

We are actively seeking nominations for these positions. Candidates can either nominate themselves or they can be nominated by someone else. There are three ways that these nominations can be accepted:

– By phone to our President, Diane Ozmun, 860-537-1913 or Secretary, Rich Arsenault – 860-965-7708
– By email to Diane Ozmun at dozmun@snet.net
– By mail to Colchester Community Theatre, 127 Norwich Avenue, Colchester, CT

If anyone is nominated by another person, they will be contacted by phone to either accept or reject the nomination. Each elected member will serve a two year term on the board which will begin at our Annual Meeting in July. (Term is 7/1/19 – 6/30/20).

To be nominated for the Board of Directors, a candidate must be:

– At least 21 years old
– A resident of Colchester
– A dues paying member of the CCT for the previous year and must have actively participated in CCT during the previous year.

THE DEADLINE FOR ALL NOMINATIONS IS Monday, June 3, 2019

Below is a brief description of each position that is up for re-election:

Vice President of Production:

– Provides leadership in the CCT in order to ensure broad community participation in the creation of artistic productions.

– Be responsible to the President, the BOD and ultimately the membership of CCT.

– Convene and preside over a meetings of the BOD and membership as well as act as Principle Executive Officer of CCT in the absence of the President.

– In conjunction with the Production Director, shall negotiate crew chiefs and crews on a per show basis for each production of the season.

– Convene and preside over a meeting of the production personnel and individual crews prior to each production as well as during actual productions, as applicable.

– Serve on the play selection committee

– Report to the Board at all regular meetings and to the membership at the annual meeting.

Treasurer:

– Ensure that financial accountability of the CCT is maintained and reported to the membership and other agencies.

– Be responsible to the President, BOD and ultimately the membership

– Attend meetings of the BOD, and membership and submit financial reports and budget proposals.

– Prepare and facilitate preparation and transmittal of financial reports and budget proposals.

– Facilitate billing of all membership renewals and such other account receivables as necessary.

Member At Large:

– Execute or facilitate execution of the projects & goals of the CCT through the direction of the President and Board of Directors.

– Attends meetings of the membership and BOD.

– Performs duties or charges as designated by the BOD. Such duties will include service on standing and or adhoc committees.

Election Process:

After all nominations are received, ballots with a brief biography of each nominee will be mailed to all dues paying members. All ballots must be returned by mail prior to or brought to the Annual Membership Meeting (Date and Location to be announced shortly) in July. Ballots will be tallied at this meeting and the new directors will be announced.

Auditions & Summer Children’s Theatre Workshop

The Colchester Community Theatre (CCT) announces its Summer Children’s Theater Workshop, July 9 through July 20. Auditions will be held Sunday June 2, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. and Monday June 3, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Congregation Ahavath Achim, 84 Lebanon Avenue in Colchester. The workshop is open to all children entering grade 2 through grade 12 in the fall.

Every child must audition to attend the program. There are NO exceptions. Please note that the auditions are used only for determining placement within the program, not for determining if a child is eligible to enter the program. The program is limited to 100 children. In the event that more than 100 children audition, a lottery will be held to determine which 100 children will get into the program. Each child is to bring sheet music and be prepared to sing. An accompanist will be provided.

The workshop will be held at Bacon Academy Auditorium, July 8 through July 19, Monday through Friday, 9am-Noon, culminating in a show on July 20 at 2:00 p.m. The program fee is $120 per child (additional $15 Town of Colchester processing/administrative fee included). This year, parents should register their child(ren) online BEFORE auditions on the Town of Colchester website at https://www.colchesterct.gov/recreation-department. Register online is on the upper left. Activity number for the workshop is 4161.

CCT will be producing Elf The Musical JR. for this workshop. Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.

Please contact Wallis Johnson at 860-267-1023 or Laura Brown at RTR1982@aol.com for additional information. CCT is sponsored by Colchester Parks & Recreation Department.

Children’s Theatre Workshop Dates

Colchester Community Theatre has announced dates for its summer children’s theatre workshop. Reserve the dates – 7/8 – 7/19 with a show on 7/20/19! CCT will be producing Elf The Musical JR. for this workshop. Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.

CCT Annual Membership

Colchester Community Theatre’s Annual Membership is currently for the period 7/01/19 – 6/30/20. We are now accepting membership dues.

Annual Membership is $15 for an individual or $30 for a family. Annual members, 18 or older are entitled to vote on each matter submitted to a vote at a meeting of members. Annual members can be eligible to be elected to the Board of Directors as well.

Being a member helps support our organization. It is the vision of the current Board of Directors to be able to offer more “perks” to our membership, but we need a lot of support from you! Please consider becoming a dues paying member. All dues and renewal applications should be mailed to Colchester Community Theatre, 127 Norwich Avenue, Colchester, CT 06415 – Attn: Laura Brown. Forms can be found on the “Membership Details” page.