Friday, May 22, 2015

Now accepting registrations for Starlite Children's Academy

TAPA is pleased to announce that we are now accepting registration forms for the Starlite Children's Academy. This week-long theater camp will be directed by Brenna Sage, renowned vocalist and music director, and will run July 6th - July 10th, with shows on July 12th and 13th.

Students in the camp will attend a variety of theater classes and work on producing and directing their own show! Cost is $25/student and registrations are due July 7th.  Look for forms coming home from school, or you may download the form here: 2015 Starlite Academy Reg Form


Registration forms are accepted on a first come, first served basis.  Get your form in soon, the camp tends to fill up quickly!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Orphans opens May 22nd


Karen Downs as Catherine Spangler, and Karen Martin as Lily Spangler

The Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is pleased to announce the opening of The Orphans written by James Prideaux, directed by Chris Chiola and produced by Rikki Reid. This touching and funny production opens at The Barn Community Playhouse, located at 12th & Ivy in Tillamook, on May 22nd with an Opening Night Gala celebration.

A touching comedy, The Orphans is set in the late 1930s, 25 years after tragedy strikes the family of two young women, Lily and Catherine Spangler, who are the sole heiresses to a

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Auditions: All The Better To Kill You With




The Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is excited to announce open auditions for All The Better To Kill You With, a classic whodunit with a twist, where we not only get to see whodunit, but also how they plan they whole thing and carry it out.

Written by Fred Carmichael and directed by Brett Duer, All The Better To Kill You With is a clever interweaving of truth and falsehood that produces a tapestry of tension. The carefully planned deception almost works until truth rears its head and a brilliant structure of cunning

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Orphans Cast Annoucement

The Orphans Cast
Back row (l to r): Diane Cross, Martin Cherry, Val Braun
Front row (l to r): Karen Martin, Karen Downs
Not pictured: Jackson Morris

Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is pleased to announce the cast of The Orphans, written by James Prideaux  and directed by Chris Chiola. 

Opening May 22nd at The Barn Community Playhouse, The Orphans is a touching and funny play. After tragedy strikes the family of two young girls, they seclude themselves in a hotel room. Lily and Catherine Spangler have lived in near isolation in the once grand Chalfont Hotel for the past 25 years. Although the hotel and its guests have steadily declined in stature over this time. Mr. Ervin, who has handled the sisters’ affairs for years, comes to visit and warns of a claim to their family

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Auditions for Dames at Sea




The Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is pleased to announce open auditions for Dames at Sea, a tap-happy, Navy-crazy celebration of the 30’s movie musicals, with a heart as big as the ocean! Written by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller, with music by Jim Wise, this delightful musical comedy follows an understudy who must step in to fill the shoes of an incapacitated lead and become the star of the show.

Auditions will be held at Tillamook Methodist Church Saturday April 25th and Sunday April 26th starting promptly at 2:00 pm. Tillamook Methodist Church is located at 3808 12th St in Tillamook.

TAPA is looking to fill the following roles for this production:
  • Three women’s roles: age mid-20s to mid-50s
  • Four men’s roles: age mid-20s to mid-50s
  • Five chorus