After School

Find yourself at the theatre!

Penobscot Theatre Company offers three sessions of after-school classes throughout the academic year, led by experienced industry professionals. Each session culminates in a final production. Enroll in individual sessions or save by registering for all three!

Tiny Thespians (ages 4-6): Tu/Th 3:30-4:30 pm
Youth Troupe (ages 7-15): Tu/Th 3:30-6:30 pm*

The first hour of Youth Troupe is focused on theatrical skill-building; attendance not mandatory.

Full rehearsals: M-Th, 3:30-6:30 pm, during performance weeks


The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

By John Glore. Based on the book by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith.

September 6-November 3

Enjoy your favorite storybook fables – from Chicken Little to The Gingerbread Man – uproariously derailed in this clever dramatization of fractured fairy tales. Lively music and witty narration unite ineloquent giants, sassy barnyard animals, colossal cow pies and enough stinky cheese to go around!

Tiny Thespians ($225) Youth Troupe ($400)

Performances November 4-6


The Neverending Story (Atreyu and the Great Quest)

Based upon the novel by Micael Ende. Adapted for the stage by David S. Craig.

January 10-March 23

Join Bastian, a lonely boy who finds friendship,danger, and endless adventure in the pages of a magical book. This play brings to life Fantastica, a land of stories and a world in peril, populated by dragons, werewolves, a childlike empress, and Atreyu, a heroic young orphan. Embark on the quest of a lifetime!

Tiny Thespians ($275) Youth Troupe ($500)

Performances March 24-26


Beverly Cleary’s Ramona Quimby

Based on the novels by Beverly Cleary. Dramatized by Len Jenkins.

March 28-May 18

Meet Ramona – unpredictable, exasperating, boisterous, and undeniably lovable – as she navigates the ups and downs of the third grade, making a “big, noisy fuss” when things don’t go her way! This dramatization of Cleary classics features Ramona’s aggravating older sister Beezus, strict teacher Mrs. Griggs, and best friend Howie, among a colorful cast of characters, with Ramona ruling the roost!

Tiny Thespians ($225) Youth Troupe ($400)

Performances May 19-21

After-school Series Savings

Tiny Thespian Series: $625 for all three sessions
Youth Troupe Series: $1200 for all three sessions

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available.

For more information, please contact us at:

[email protected]

207-947-6618, ext. 107

To download the registration form click here.