Gather your flock and make your way to ARIEL Theatrical for a classic story with a musical twist. Celebrate the triumph of a little bird who discovers that taunting and teasing do not deter destiny. Our youngest actors (ages 5-11) take to the stage to present this heartwarming story about hidden potential that lies within us all. Shows are on May 17 & 18, Friday at 7 pm and Saturday at 2 pm & 7 pm. ONLINE TICKETS HERE
And we are so grateful for our generous sponsors whose donations make this and many other programs at ARIEL Theatrical possible.
Another fun way to support ARIEL is just around the corner! The first ever ARIEL Sing-a-Thon will happen on Friday, March 29 from 5-8 pm at The Karen Wilson Children’s Theatre. With karaoke performances, group sing-a-longs, food, door prizes and more, this will be a fun family event for all ages. Tickets are just $5 and will be on sale at ARIEL beginning March 18. Karaoke songs are available to perform for a $300 donation (collecting pledges is encouraged) and business sponsors (donations of $150+) will be acknowledged in the event program and on custom ARIEL Sing-a-Thon t-shirts. Click on the links below for more information. We hope to see you there!
In this hilarious Christmas classic by Barbara Robinson, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdmans – six rowdy siblings who showed up for the free snacks. As their shenanigans create chaos on stage, the true meaning of Christmas emerges in a very unexpected way. Create Christmas memories and support ARIEL in the effort to provide programs that teach responsibility, encourage creativity and build community.
Where: Performances take place at The Karen Wilson Children’s Theatre, 320 Main Street, Salinas, home of ARIEL Theatrical.
When: Fridays at 7 pm and Saturdays at 2 & 7 pm, November 30 – December 15, 2018
Tickets: Adults – $13, Students/Seniors, Military – $11, Children ages 3-12 – $9, Under 3 – FREE
Located in the heart of Salinas City Center, ARIEL Theatrical provides opportunities for children to explore the stage and learn valuable lessons about Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Excellence and Leadership.ARIEL’s finest productions are not the plays but the responsible young people who come together in a positive, collaborative spirit to learn, perform and share experiences that they will carry with them for a lifetime.
ARIEL is grateful to our 2018 Season Sponsors, Aladin Properties, Cardinale Moving and Storage and Central Coast Cleaning.
“Follow the Yellow Brick Road” to ARIEL Theatrical for a classic musical that will take you and your family on an “Over the Rainbow” adventure! Featuring a cast of 65 young people, L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz will bring Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion, the Munchkins and other colorful characters to life as they bargain with the Wizard and contend with the menacing Wicked Witch of the West. Take a trip to Oz this summer at ARIEL Theatrical!
Performances: Friday, June 29 at 7 pm
Saturday, June 30 at 2 pm & 7 pm
Thursday, July 5 at 7 pm
Friday, July 6 at 7 pm
Saturday, July 7 at 2 pm & 7 pm
Location: The Karen Wilson Children’s Theatre – Home of ARIEL, 320 Main Street, Salinas
Tickets: Adults -$13, Seniors/Students/Military -$11, Children ages 3-12 -$9, Under age 3 -FREE
The Wizard of Oz is generously sponsored by 1st Capital Bank; A&R Fresh; Hastie Financial Group; Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss; Prunedale Chevron; Silva Farms; Valley Exxon.
Located in the heart of Salinas City Center, ARIEL Theatrical provides opportunities for children to explore the stage and learn valuable lessons about Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Excellence and Leadership – A-R-I-E-L. ARIEL’s finest productions are not the plays but the responsible young people who come together in a positive, collaborative spirit to learn, perform and share experiences that they will carry with them for a lifetime. ARIEL 2018 Season Sponsors include: Aladin Properties, Cardinale Moving and Storage and Central Coast Cleaning.
For more information, visit ARIEL in the Karen Wilson Children’s Theatre, 320 Main Street, online at www.arieltheatrical.org or call 831-775-0976.
Registration for ARIEL Theatrical’s The Play’s The Thing! (so why not learn to act?), a series of classes in acting for the stage is open through September 25 or until classes are full. Tuition is $160 per student and includes all necessary materials. When registering two or more students, the first student is full price and additional students are $140 per student. Classes will be Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 am from October 2 through November 20. The series will conclude with a recital on the evening of Friday, November 20. All classes, as well as the recital, will be held at ARIEL’s home, the Karen Wilson Children’s Theatre, 320 Main Street in Oldtown, Salinas. To register, go to www.arieltheatrical.org or call 831-775-0976.
This eight-week series offers students grades 1 through 12, of all talents and abilities, an opportunity to develop performance skills in a positive environment. Each two hour class will focus on a specific element of theatre performance and incorporate Academic content standards for Visual and Performing Arts adopted by the California State Board of Education. Classes will include discussion plus lively, hands-on activities exploring how those skills can be utilized on stage and can benefit students’ lives off stage.