Hawaii Children's Theatre Blog

The Actor’s Workshop!! Register NOW!

 Register NOW for The Actor’s Workshop – Character and Scene Study (Ages 14-20)! Chris is excited to share his knowledge and passion with the youth of Kauai once again, with a dedicated class on Acting this Summer for High School/College youth. This session will focus on developing a sense of character and self through 8 weeks of classes. The first half will focus on monologues; developing a solid foundation for character study, and exploring an individual character. The focus of the second half will be scenes study where you will work with your fellow actors building a world, and delving deeper into...

Hawaii Children’s Theatre’s Fall 2016 production, “School of Rock the Musical Youth Production,” OPENED November 11!

Hawaii Children’s Theatre’s Fall 2016 production, School of Rock the Musical Youth Production, OPENED November 11, 2016 at The Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. We’re so excited to present this new musical playing now on Broadway to rave reviews! ALL on-stage actors/performers in this special “Youth Production” will be 8-18 years old. School of Rock the Musical Youth Production opened November 11, 2016 at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Directed by our Executive Director, Ed Eaton. Featuring students from BandWagon Music Center. All public performances will be at Lihue War Memorial Convention Hall – November 11-27 Friday, Saturday, Sunday matinee. SCHOOL OF ROCK Youth...

Our cast Skyped with three of the original Broadway cast members of School of Rock the Musical!

Last week, during Saturday’s rehearsal, our cast Skyped with three of the original Broadway cast members of School of Rock the Musical: Isabella Russo – Summer (currently in SOR) Luca Padovan – Billy (currently in SOR) Ethan Khusidman – Mason Our cast shared a 40 minute Skype Q&A session with the three Broadway actors. Isabella, Luca, and Ethan were awesome and extremely giving. Those three young Broadway artists helped to create a memorable rehearsal for us. A big thank you goes out to all three of them. A special thanks goes out to Isabella’s mom, Kristi, for leading the way in making sure that...

Meet HCT’s New Executive Director-Ed Eaton!

We are so thrilled to welcome Ed Eaton back to Kauai as our Executive Director. Many of you have enjoyed working with him in previous productions and he will now be keeping us organized, directing shows and creating year-round quality theatre and workshops for our youth. Click image above for more about Ed.