Directed by Noelle Arms
Choreographed by Brittany Finley and Noelle Arms
Stage Manager Stephanie Carson
Music Direction by Caleb Phair

This is a two part performance commitment - part 1 is the show, part 2 is JTF. Participants are required to commit to both parts.

Participation Fees: $1300
($550 for show participation and $750 for JTF) 

Auditions: Sunday August 26
Click here to learn the audition materials! 

please note that the title role in mulan jr is precast. 

Rehearsals: Beginning Sundays in September: Sep 9, 16, 23, 30
October Sundays 3-6pm and Mondays 6:30-9pm
December Sundays 6-9pm and Mondays 6:30-9pm
January Sundays 3-7pm and Mondays 6:30-9pm
Mandatory Tech Rehearsals: January 23, 24 2019 from 4p-10p

There is a possibility of Tuesday evening rehearsals specific to JTF beginning in October. We will not know for sure until mid September. Stay tuned and plan accordingly. 

Performances (at the Lesher Center for the Arts Del Valle Theatre):
January 25 7:00pm, 26 2:00pm and 7:00pm 2019

JTF Rehearsals (mandatory and required for all - plan/audition accordingly):
Monday January 28 6:30-9pm
Sunday February 3 3-6pm
Monday February 4 6:30-9pm
Thursday February 7 6:30-9pm

Junior Theater Festival: February 8, 9, 10 in Sacramento California. 

“The Junior Theater Festival is the best experience any actor could hope to take part in. From the moment you arrive, you are surrounded by hundreds of others who share the same passion and dedication to performing as you do. Throughout the weekend, the memories you make, and the people you meet, will stay with you forever. The festival, while being fun, also teaches many valuable lessons such as how to love, how to listen, and how to look at everyone through the same eyes. The Junior Theater Festival is and will always be my favortie memory and I cherish the moments I made there.”
— Dawson, Participant

"What's the Junior Theater Festival?" Watch the short video below to find out!

Poster Design by Abraham Vibat

Poster Design by Abraham Vibat

Together as artists, instructors, staff, and parents we became more than our roles. We became one mind, one body, one soul. We had Kind Hearts, Fierce Minds, and Brave Spirits. The stage, the people, the education was inspirational. An experience never forgotten.
— Temika, Parent and Volunteer
Noelle Teacher Shot.jpg

About the Apple Teens Director

Noelle Arms has appeared onstage since the age of 5. She is the founder and proud Artistic Director for Poison Apple for 18 years. No stranger to the Bay Area Stage Community, she is an award winning director and has written and directed over 20 original works. Noelle received her B.A. in Theater from Chapman University. She studied at the Eugene O’Neill National Theater Institute, and traveled abroad to London to learn from Complicite and the Royal Shakespeare Company. She is an accomplished flautist, as well as an award winning published playwright. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress by the Kennedy Center of American College Theater during her collegiate career, and awarded the honor of Outstanding Stage Manager through the same festival. She holds a Master of Arts in Drama from San Francisco State University.


Singin' in the Rain JR performers won Excellence in Ensemble 2018!

Dawson McDonald was recognized as an Outstanding Male Actor for his portrayal of Cosmo Brown! 

Attending JTF last year with my son was a fabulous experience! My son loved being surrounded by so many kids that shared the same passion for theater as he did and this experience allowed him to bond more closely with his [Poison Apple Teens] troupe. It was a great opportunity to see him in his element. The kids have a fabulous time connecting with each other and those around them and learning from professionals in the field. Poison Apple made it a truly a wonderful and enriching experience for everyone involved!
— Sandra, Parent
Apple Teens Fiddler on the Roof JR Awarded Outstanding Production at the Junior Theater Festival West 2017

Apple Teens Fiddler on the Roof JR Awarded Outstanding Production at the Junior Theater Festival West 2017