Young Actors with a Cause Children's Theatre

YAWAC Children's Theatre Master Classes


MCT’s Young Actors with a Cause Children’s Theatre Program is proud to offer Master Classes for students of all ages! Classes will take place once a month on Fridays. Classes for students in grades K-6 will take place from 4:30-6:30 and students in grades 7-12 will meet from 6:30-8:30. All classes take place at the theatre. Cost is $5 per class per student.


Class Offerings:
November 15 - Posture and Presence
December 13 - Theatre History 
January 17 - Comedy vs. Drama
February 21 - Technical Theatre

Payment is due at the time of the class.



YAWAC's First Field Trip

Who: Any student in 7th-12th who has participated in one or more of YAWAC’s shows, masterclasses, or events.


What: A trip to Anderson University to see their production of the musical review, “And the World Goes ‘Round” featuring music by Kander and Ebb. We’ll have a pizza lunch together and then go to show, have a Q and A with the cast, and take a tour of the Byrum Hall facilities.


When: Saturday, November 23rd 12:30-6:00


Cost: $10.00 per student (includes pizza and show ticket)


How To Sign Up: Come to the theatre on either November 16 or 17 between the hours of 4-6 to drop off your cash payment and the field trip form. Due to the nature of the trip and the fact that pizza and tickets will be ordered in advance, no refunds will be able to be given after November 17th.


This musical was rated PG-13 by the director for some suggestive lyrics. If you want more details on this rating please contact or research and listen to the music that will be performed during the show.


If you are interested in carpooling or are unable to provide transportation for your student, please email 


Field Trip Flyer and Form
Download and print this form and bring it to the theatre on November 16 or 17 between 4-6pm. If you are unable to print this form, some will be available at the theatre during the drop off times.
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2019/20 Children's Theatre Show 

The Miracle Worker

By: William Gibson



December 16 & 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm



February 27-29, 2020


Director: Brandon Dubois

Assistant Director: Steven Hartzell


Auditions are Monday, December 16 and Tuesday, December 17 at the theatre. Please enter through the alley doors. Please complete the audition form below.


There are roles for both male and female students in grades 7-12 and one female elementary aged student for the role of Helen Keller.


Those interested in auditioning need to come prepared to present a monologue.

Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA


Director: Kaleigh South

Musical Director: Lauren Schaffter

Assistant Director: Shawnda Ratliff



August 1-4, 2019



2018/19 Children's Theatre Show

Peter Pan

A musical based on the play by Sir J.M. Barrie


Auditions: May 26, 2018, 12:00pm-4:00pm

Show Dates: August 24-26, 2018

Director: Brandon Dubois

Assistant Director: Shawnda Ratliff

Musical Director: Lauren Schaffer


2018/19 Sponsors

Sponsor: The Wizard of Oz
Sponsor: The Wizard of Oz

Dwight and Gloria Ott

Sponsor: The Wizard of Oz



The Ott Foundation

Sponsor: Peter Pan



Wesley Williams 

Sponsor: The Homecoming

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