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  1. GO FISH – ARIEL Beginning Program, opens May 27!

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    ARIEL Theatrical presents Go Fish, an underwater musical adventure with a colorful cast of sea creatures. Meet the Tuna Fish who can’t carry a tune, the Clownfish who can’t tell a joke, the Shark who wants to be friends with everyone, and the rest of the gang as they splash and swim through the challenges of ocean life. Go Fish is performed by kids ages 5-11 and is the perfect introduction to musical theatre for young audiences. Tickets are $5 and children under age three are free!
    Dive into the fun at ARIEL!

    SHOW DATES:
    FRIDAY, MAY 27 at 7:00 PM
    SATURDAY, MAY 28 at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

  2. BONUS SHOW! “Miss Nelson is Missing” takes the stage this May!

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    ARIEL Theatrical is pleased to announce Miss Nelson is Missing, a bonus addition to our 2022 Season!

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    After the mysterious disappearance of one of Horace B. Smedley Elementary School’s finest educators, a rowdy group of classmates receives a crash course in accountability and respect when a surprise substitute teacher arrives on the scene. Based on the popular children’s book by Harry Allard, the hilarious Miss Nelson is Missing will bring laughter and learning to the ARIEL stage on May 6, 7, 13 & 14, Fridays at 7 pm and Saturdays at 2 pm & 7 pm. 

  3. GET A FRONT ROW SEAT…..AT OUR NEXT BOARD MEETING!

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    HIT IT OUT OF THE PARK ON THE ARIEL TEAM!

    What will you bring to the table?

    ARIEL Theatrical is actively seeking individuals from our diverse community to serve on its Board of Trustees.

    ARIEL is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a 35+ year history of education, outreach and performance. Utilizing theatre as a vehicle for teaching important life lessons, participants are inspired to make choices that transcend the stage and positively impact the world around them.

    ARIEL is a unique arts organization in Monterey County and is committed to helping young people learn to lead principle-centered lives.

    Please direct your inquiries to ariel@arieltheatrical.org or call 831-775-0976 for more information. For an overview of current programs please visit www.arieltheatrical.org.

    View our Board of Trustees informational flyer HERE.

  4. ARIEL DAY AT SALINAS CITY BBQ – OCTOBER 19

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    Save the cooking for Salinas City BBQ on Tuesday, October 19!

    Visit Salinas City BBQ at 700 W. Market Street in Salinas anytime between 11 am and 9 pm, show this flyer to the cashier when ordering and ARIEL will receive a portion of your purchase. Or if you order online or over the phone, use promo code “ARIEL” to make sure your purchase is included in the fundraiser. Support ARIEL and satisfy your craving for delicious BBQ!

    Visit www.salinascitybbq.com or call 831-758-2227. Show your support for ARIEL and place your orders on October 19!

  5. ARIEL THEATRICAL AND LAUREN WILKINS FEATURED IN CARMEL MAGAZINE

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    “Despite evidence that arts education bolsters the academic and social success of students, public schools continue to cut theater, dance and music programs. Happily, places like ARIEL Theatrical help fill the void.”  ~Larry Harland, Carmel Magazine

    Check out the Fall 2021 issue of Carmel Magazine and the “SHORTCUTS-NEIGHBORS” article featuring ARIEL Theatrical’s newest Artist-in-Residence, Lauren Wilkins (p.80). Link to the article HERE and view the entire magazine digitally HERE.

     

  6. ARIEL NOMINATED FOR “BEST LOCAL THEATRE COMPANY” BY MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY

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    ARIEL Theatrical is pleased to announce their nomination for “Best Local Theatre Company” by the Monterey County Weekly. ARIEL has utilized technology and creativity to tirelessly deliver mission-centered programs during the pandemic. Whether programs are online, outside, or in their Salinas theatre, ARIEL is committed to helping young people learn to lead principle-centered lives. ARIEL is grateful for an incredibly supportive community and for this wonderful opportunity. Online voting runs through September 7 and can be accessed by visiting https://vote.montereycountyweekly.com/.

     

    Located at 320 Main Street in the beautifully renovated Oldtown neighborhood of Salinas, ARIEL is a resource for the entire community. ARIEL is a safe and nurturing gathering place for young people where engaging programs and family-friendly entertainment take center stage. Visit the ARIEL Theatrical website to learn more about ARIEL’s mission, programs, dedicated staff and board of trustees. www.arieltheatrical.org

  7. ARIEL RECEIVES GRANT FROM PEBBLE BEACH COMPANY FOUNDATION

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    ARIEL Theatrical has begun the long-awaited shift from COVID-driven virtual and online theatre programs to in-person classes and camps with generous grant support from the Pebble Beach Company Foundation. ARIEL is honored to be recognized as a nonprofit that provides opportunities for young people to learn and develop skills, work to accomplish goals, and aim towards excellence in every endeavor.

    The Pebble Beach Company Foundation believes that all children in Monterey County deserve an exceptional education and the opportunities that come with it. ARIEL has been providing engaging programs for youth for more than 35 years and is committed to helping young people learn to lead principle-centered lives by practicing Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Excellence and Leadership, in life and on stage. As ARIEL returns to live programming after more than a year of pandemic restrictions, the Pebble Beach Company Foundation grant award demonstrates the importance of theatre arts in a well-rounded education.

  8. Generous Two-Year Grant from the Harden Foundation

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    ARIEL Theatrical is honored to announce a generous two-year grant award from the Harden Foundation. In addition to the financial support, the Harden Foundation Executive Director, Joe Grainger, offered these encouraging words: “We know that nonprofit organizations in our community will be faced with unforeseen challenges in the coming year(s) as they struggle to maintain services while dealing with a deadly pandemic and a reduction in funding sources. We are dedicated to doing everything we can to support and promote the nonprofit sector in our communities.” 

    The Harden Foundation is dedicated to supporting organizations and encouraging partnerships that benefit the residents of Monterey County. ARIEL Theatrical has been providing programs for youth for more than 35 years and is committed to helping young people learn to lead principle-centered lives by practicing Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Excellence and Leadership, in life and on stage. As ARIEL rebounds from more than a year of pandemic restrictions, the Harden Foundation has stepped up to champion their efforts and support their return to theatre education, performance and outreach. 

    Located at 320 Main Street in the beautifully renovated Oldtown neighborhood of Salinas, ARIEL is a resource for the entire community. ARIEL is a safe and nurturing gathering place for young people where engaging programs and family-friendly entertainment take center stage. Visit the ARIEL Theatrical website to learn more about ARIEL’s mission, programs, dedicated staff and board of trustees. www.arieltheatrical.org

  9. NOW OFFERING SPRING IN-PERSON THEATRE CAMPS!

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    PLACES PLEASE!

    SPRING IN-PERSON THEATRE CAMPS!

    After a year, ARIEL is calling “places” for your return to the theatre, featuring live,
    in-person* camps!!

    Beginning the week of April 19 young people ages 5-18 are invited to join the ARIEL artistic team for un-zoomed, live theatre activities and exercises.

    *Space is limited as we observe all necessary health and safety guidelines.

     

    PLACES PLEASE! THEATRE CAMPS OFFERED:

    “IN THE” THEATRE FUN WITH KYLEE: AGES 5-7

    FRONT AND CENTER: AGES 8-12
    REGISTRATION CLOSED

    TEEN SCENE: AGES 13-18
    REGISTRATION CLOSED

     

    *****FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE *****