Bay City Players

Stages of Discovery

stages_of_discoveryStages of Discovery is a group of youth actors, adult directors and parents committed to developing theatre skills and putting on full-scale musicals and plays. It presents Christmas shows, competition plays, and summer repertory theatre.

In July and August, Bay City Players Stages of Discovery will hold a series of workshops designed to develop performance and technical skills.  Acting, movement, creative thinking & problem solving, awareness of the world around us, and theatre technology will be explored.  Activities led by skilled & experienced theatre personnel.

 Stages of Discovery 2018 information click to download
Stages 2018 summer workshop registration form
Stages flyer 2018

Stages of Discovery dates are weeks one, two and three

July 16 – 19 and July 23 – 26, and July 30 – August 3.

Students who have completed second through twelfth grades are eligible to register.

Sessions will be held at Bay City Players (air-conditioned) Theatre from 10:00 to 3:00, Monday through Thursday. Performances, open to the public, will be August 2 and 3. Students must bring their own lunches (refrigerators are available).

The fee for the two-week series of workshops and the production week is $80.  The third week is a full week, providing opportunities for practical applications of skills developed in workshops. Some partial need-based scholarships may be available.  Apply for scholarships by letter to Joanne Berry (  No one-day registrations.

Please make check or money order payable to Bay City Players.  Mail to Bay City Players, 1214 Columbus Ave., Bay City, MI 48708.    If you are paying cash, please bring it to Bay City Players office 9:00 – 1:00, Monday through Thursday.  Please plan to arrive a few minutes early so that the workshops can begin on time.  Check in for the workshops will be in the Bay City Players lobby. Registration deadline: July 9, 2018 or until all places are filled.

Please indicate any medical condition/allergies we should know about.



Stages of Discovery is partially funded by the Bay Area Community Foundation Advisory Endowment Fund.

Check this page frequently for other upcoming Stages of Discovery programs and opportunities.

Please direct questions to the Bay City Players Administrative Office.