Brave New Players is an educational Shakespearean theatre program for homeschoolers. On this page, you'll find information about the program, including dates and cost, and a contact form at the bottom to get in touch with us to express your interest.
Our 2019-2020 program starts Monday, September 9th! We have spots open.
This year, we'll be rehearsing and performing AS YOU LIKE IT!
Information about the 2019-2020 BNP program:
This program is for homeschooling students ages 10-18 as of September 1st, 2019. All student actors who sign up for BNP get a speaking role in the show.
This program is run by Molly Booth and Doug Pass. for more information on our staff please visit our "Education & Production Team" page under the "About Us" drop down meny.
Our 2019-2020 production is Shakespeare's gender-bending, Robin Hood inspired comedy,
AS YOU LIKE IT!
Hidden identities, wrestling matches, dance routines, and a legendary forest await us.
This play will focus on healthy friendships, sibling relationships, and some romance thrown in.
We'll also be exploring the idea of young people breaking free and expressing themselves -- and what magic can happen when they do!
Brave New Players rehearses and performs in the auditorium at the fabulous
Chelmsford Center for the Arts, where we enjoy being a Resident Arts Organization.
The address is:
1a North Road in Chelmsford, Massachusetts
If you're a family that needs a local space to hang out in while we rehearse, the Chelmsford Public Library, two blocks away, opens at 9:30AM on Mondays. Just an FYI! I know we homeschoolers love a good library. Their address is:
25 Boston Rd, Chelmsford, MA 01824
For the 2019-2020 school year, BNP will rehearse
Monday mornings from 9:30AM-12:30PM, September-March.
Students bring a snack for our break in the middle of the rehearsal time.
Our tech week and four performances the third week of March, 2020:
Dress rehearsals and technical rehearsals
Sunday, March 15th-Wednesday, March 18th
Thursday, March 19th, 7pm
Friday, March 20th, 7pm
Saturday, March 21st, 2pm
Saturday, March 21st, 7pm
Students are expected to commit to all rehearsals and performances, barring illnesses or emergencies.
$350 per student for the year.
For more information on costs, please scroll down.
Try out the program, free of charge!
Our first three sessions in September are always free workshops that introduce the play so student actors can try out the program and see if it's a good fit. Families are asked to commit before the fourth week, September, 30th, Casting Day, when we will announce the parts.
Let us know you're interested in our program! Ask us questions!
We're happy to hear from you. Use the form below or on our Contact page,
and our director will be in touch.
The Brave New Players mascot is a jellyfish.