ABOUT US

OUR MISSION

The mission of The Schoolhouse is to enhance the life of the community through live, professional, regional, theater. Our goal is to support and promote the theatrical arts, to encourage actors, directors and playwrights, as well as to support and promote other art forms. This is a wide umbrella, enabling us to create opportunities for artists to challenge themselves and grow, and to enrich the lives of student interns, senior volunteers, and audience members. All of our theater programming, including MainStage Productions, workshops, classes, and staged readings, introduces our patrons to award-winning playwrights as well as emerging talented voices.

The Schoolhouse Theater in Croton Falls


The beautiful building that houses The Schoolhouse Theater was formerly the Croton Falls elementary school. In 1983 founder Lee Pope  transformed the building into a visual arts center. At that time the cafeteria, gym, and auditorium space was simply a white walled room with no risers and twelve borrowed lights.

In 1987, Ms. Pope invited Manhattan's Acorn Productions to bring their recently produced play, Bedroom Farce, by Alan Ayckbourn to the building. Starring Brooke Palance and Michael Wilding, its limited run was a huge success and The Schoolhouse Theater was born.

Gradually over the years theatrical amenities were added and a number of talented local theater companies presented shows in the space. But it was Pamela Moller Kareman, former Artistic Director of Acorn, who stayed in close touch, and she and Lee Pope charted a clear vision of growth for The Schoolhouse with its unique intimate space.

In 1998 The Schoolhouse Theater became a full fledged not for profit professional regional theater.

The Schoolhouse has been honored by visits from a number of theater luminaries including playwrights Jules Feiffer, George Furth, Tina Howe, Michael Weller, and Paul Zindel, who all came to see productions of their work and lend support to our theater. We have successfully launched three productions to Off-Broadway: Arthur Miller's The Crucible, Ingmar Bergman's Nora, S.N. Behrman's Biography, and Elaine Del Valle's Brownsville Bred.

“Westchester’s sole claim to consistent, professional theater”
— The New York Times

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FINAL CALLBACKS ARE SATURDAY JUNE 13, 2015. 

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REMINDER: ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST BE FULLY REGISTERED PRIOR TO casting

 

2015 Registration Form        Audition Material          FAQs

Cash/Check payments can be submitted at The Schoolhouse Theater during regular business hours, or paid online by credit card or Paypal here.

GET INVOLVED AT THE SCHOOLHOUSE THEATER

There are lots of ways to support the efforts of The Schoolhouse Theater.

DONATE

The Schoolhouse Theater Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization.  Your monetary donation is tax deductible and you'll receive a thank you note with our tax ID information shortly after your donation is received. 

You can easily donate with Paypal, credit or debit card.  Prefer to send a check?  Our mailing address is 3 Owens Rd. #300 Croton Falls, NY 10519. 

Thank you for your support!

VOLUNTEER!

We appreciate the time and talents of our dedicated volunteers. 

CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Coming soon...

Intern!

We are currently seeking a communications/social media intern.  A description of the position is available here. Please submit requested materials to info@schoolhousetheater.org for consideration.

AUDITION!

The Schoolhouse Theater is a professional theater that employs actors who belong to the Actor's Equity Association.  As such, auditions are listed via Equity and Backstage

Not a member of Equity? Sign up for the mailing list and stay in touch with us.  Sign up here.

MEET & GREET!

We are regularly looking for backstage and technical assistance for main stage performances, special events, and Schoolhouse projects.  If you are local to Northern Westchester area and have a background in sound, lighting, costuming, sets, etc., we would love to meet you!  Please contact us for more information on the next Meet and Greet session.
           

If you are interested in being involved with The Schoolhouse Theater, but are not available for the current needs, please sign up and be notified of upcoming opportunities! SIGN UP HERE

 

 

CONTACT US

It's easy to stay in touch with what's going on at The Schoolhouse Theater. 

We send out regular updates with info on shows, exhibits, special events and classes.

To join our mailing list, click here.

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DIRECTIONS TO THE SCHOOLHOUSE THEATER

 

Mailing Address:

3 Owens Road, Box 300

Croton Falls, NY 10519

 

Office Phone: 914-277-8477

Email: info@schoolhousetheater.org