Category Archives: Auditions

2019 Drama Club – Workshop Theatre of The Jungle Book

Please call 706-741-9882 to confirm your participation or audition place, time, fee and date.

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Audition Notice!

River Arts Productions announces Auditions for a Musical version of The Jungle Book.
Needed: Child, Young Adult, and Adult Actors.
Numerous Parts: Mowgli, Baloo, Shere Khan, Bahgerra, and many others.
To be Performed early October at the Hapeville First Untied Methodist Church 3510 Atlanta Avenue Hapeville, GA 30354
This Workshop Theatre opportunity for young people includes Eight Weeks of rehearsal and instruction including, Acting, Choreography, and Singing.
Students accepted at all levels from beginners to advanced. Perfect for Home School Families and offering a flexible mid-morning or early afternoon rehearsal schedule. Performance Fee: $175. (Rehearsals for most participants take place twice a week.)
Audition Times:
Tuesday August 13, 6:30PM
Wednesday August  14, 10:30AM and 7:00PM
Call  Jeffrey Ballaro, Artistic Director
706-741-9882 to RSVP

After School Drama Club

at Hapeville Recreation Center

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Does your child have a fun personality? This is their opportunity to Shine!

Come Join Us…

After School Drama Club!

At the Hapeville Recreation Center, Autumn 2019

·         Fun Drama Games and Storytelling

·         Craft Projects and Puppet Making!

·         Make-up, Masks, and Costumes!

·         Act, Sing, and Dance in a Community Production of

The Jungle Book!

If interested contact Mr. Jeff Ballaro 706-741-9882





After School Drama Club

at Hapeville First United Methodist Church

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Do you enjoy making others laugh?  Being Creative? Expressing Yourself?

Come Join Us…

Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-5:30 August 12 – October

After School Drama Club!

·         Act in Improvisations and Comedic Skits

·         Develop Confidence and Public Speaking Skills

Learn about Stage Craft:

·         Props, Set Design, Lights and Sound

·         Make-up and Costumes

Take Part in a Community Musical Play:

·         Act, Sing, and Dance!

·         The Jungle Book (By Audition Only)

To register complete the Registration Form…

Printable Registration for Hapeville FUMC:


Come join the After-School Drama Club!

Co-sponsored by River Arts Productions and Hapeville First United Method Church

About: This semester long workshop covers some of the basics of Theatre and Drama. Students will have the opportunity to perform in skits and in a community production of the Jungle Book

Instructor/Artistic Director: Jeff Ballaro

Dates: August 13- October 24

Complete the form along with the first 4-weeks payment of $80. Make checks payable to Hapeville First United Methodist Church or go online to to make an online payment.

Registration Form

Student Name

Student Age/Grade Level


What does the student wish to gain from taking part?

Any prior theatre experience?

Parent Name

Parent contact Phone/email

Payment Option check/online

Permission: I ______________  give my permission as parent/legal guardian for ______________ to participate in the Drama Club at Hapeville First United Methodist Church. I understand the payment is due before the start of each month at a rate of $20.00 per week. I also understand it is my responsibility to pick up my child at 5:30 pm




2018 Current Musical Production for Youth

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

RiverArts Productions in South Atlanta
Auditions Notice
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, a summer musical production for youth.

Where: The Village Church
3418 Dogwood Drive
Hapeville, GA 3035

Contact: (706) 741-9882 for more information and audition slot
Ages: Children, High School and Young Adult Actors


The Current 2018 Production for children involves varying rates for different levels of participation. Scholarships available. Professional young actors will be compensated accordingly.

RiverArts Productions is a pre-professional and performance based program for young adults. Our 2018 Current Production is Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Students will develop a professional approach to vocal delivery, characterization, singing, dancing, and stage combat. The summer production presents the perfect opportunity for young actors of all cultural backgrounds to hone their skills and develop a resume. Whether a casual enthusiast or an aspiring professional, all are welcome to attend.


Speaking Roles

Snow Nymphs, Wood Nymphs, Frost Fairies

These roles will involve younger children in expressive movement, vocal delivery, and characterization. (Ages 7-12)

King Goodheart

Wise and kind father of Snow White. (Older teen or adult)

Snow White

Beautiful daughter of the King. She is vulnerable and kind to all living creatures, but she is by no means a push-over. Her bravery and resilience emerges in the end, and she transforms to become a formidable counterpart to her nemesis, the Evil Queen. The role involves singing. (Older teen or young adult.)


The dark queen, statuesque and evil with a formidable and commanding stage presence, beautiful in an eerie, other worldly way. (Older teen or adult.)

Seven Dwarfs

Boys and Girls ages 7 -12, diminutive and funny, each possessing a certain stock character personality, the clowns and comic relief of the play.

Angus (The Huntsman)

A strong and dark powerhouse of a young man. (The role involves stage combat and swordplay.)

Finn (Huntsman Two)

Small, wiry and blond, very agile athletic and playful. A madrigal, he plays guitar and sings.

Darcy (Lady in Waiting to Snow White)

A strong-boned young woman of good country stock, skilled with a broad sword

Keagan (Lady in Waiting to Snow White)

A sharp-tongued spitfire, little and crafty, skilled with a crossbow.


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River Arts Stage | Sign Up for Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet

Auditions for Romeo + Juliet, the Rock Concert!

Place: 202 Park Lane, Thomaston, GA 30286

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Date: Monday, September 8, 2014 and Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Time: 6 pm to 9 pm

Fee: $75.00


River Arts Productions, a newly founded drama troupe and talent agency in Middle Georgia dedicated to providing opportunities for young performers in stage, television, and film, announces auditions for its upcoming production of Romeo + Juliet, the Rock Concert! Experience Shakespeare’s classic play in an updated and exciting new way.

Actors, singers, and dancers in all age categories will be needed for this workshop production. Main characters will be cast out of high school, college, and middle school students. Singers and dancers in the elementary grades will be utilized greatly in the chorus. Singers please bring sheet music or an accompaniment disk.

Auditions will take place at Park Lane Play Place and Fine Arts Center, 202 Park Lane, Thomaston, GA on Monday September 8th and Tuesday, September 9th from 6pm-9pm.

Details about the workshop and directions to the facility are available by clicking here for Map.

Otherwise contact us at 706.741.9882.

River Arts Productions


the upcoming full length musical production of


Romeo + Juliet, the Rock Concert!

You are invited to Sign Up today!

This Workshop Production prepares the student to participate in River Arts Production’s upcoming full length musical production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

In this Workshop Production, students will explore the following topics:

  • Introduction to Theatre History
  • How to Develop a Shakespearean Character
  • Comic Improvisation
  • Voice & Diction for the Shakespearean Stage

Certificate Presented Upon Class Completion

The Workshop is to be taught by Mr. Jeff Ballaro

Details To Be Announced

Workshop Production Begins: September, 2014


To Register for “Romeo and Juliet Workshop Production”

please email us at: