Burning Coal Announces its 2015/2016 Season


Main Stage Shows

Asylum  ·  October 15 – November 1, 2015
(World Premiere)
Concept and Story by Kendall Rileigh and Nicki Miller
Directed by Nicki Miller
Produced in collaboration with Only Child Aerial Theatre of Brooklyn, NY

The Wiz  ·  December 3 – 20, 2015
Music & Lyrics by Charlie Smalls & Luther Vandross
Book by William F. Brown
Directed by Randolph Curtis Rand

Blue Sky  ·  January 28 – February 14, 2016
(US Premiere)
Written by Clare Bayley
Produced in collaboration with CAM/Raleigh

Spoonface Steinberg  ·  April 7 – 24, 2016
(US Premiere)
Written by Lee Hall
Directed by Jerome Davis

Second Stage Shows

TBA  ·  Three hot plays in repertory, June, 2016

Oakwood Lives 2015: Historical Voices of Raleigh


George Jack and Greg Paul in a past year's Burning Coal Theatre Company production of OAKWOOD (photo by the Right Image Photography, Inc.)Burning Coal Theatre Company continues its collaboration with the Oakwood Cemetery in May, 2015 with this uplifting and whimsical series of vignettes about the lives of those who came before us.

 

May 29th, and 30th at 6:30pm. Sunday 31st at  2:00pm

Tickets $20 for adults, $10 for students, available at the Oakwood Cemetery on the date of the performance:  701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC Read More »

Burning Coal Continues
its 2014/2015 Season


Second Stage Shows (three 1-hour, 1-person shows on alternating nights June 11 – 28, 2015)

Sea Wall by Simon Stephens
directed by Elizabeth London

Dark Vanilla Jungle by Philip Ridley
directed by Staci Sabarsky

Rum & Vodka by Conor McPherson
directed by Ilana Rozin

STC Jr.


Jun 15 – Jun 26, 2015

10 am – 3 pm on Monday – Friday

$245  DUE on or before the first day of the program.

Eligibility

Students in grades 6-8

Taught by Burning Coal's Director of Education

Performance Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 7 pm


A two week conservatory for students in grades 6-8 who want to explore all the possibilities the theatre offers.  Students learn techniques of movement, vocal production, and character study in the mornings and apply those techniques in rehearsing an original play in the afternoons, with a culminating production of that play created by the students themselves at the end of the session.  Taught by Burning Coal’s Director of Education.

STC Sr.


Jul 13 – Jul 31, 2015

10 am – 4 pm on Monday – Friday

This year‘s play is Henry V

$395  DUE at time of your audition for the play.

Eligibility

Students in grades 9-12

DEADLINE
July 01, 2015

You will be contacted regarding auditions for the play (Henry V) following enrollment.

Written by one Wm. Shakespeare

Taught by Burning Coal's Director of Education

STC Sr. is our intensive, three-week conservatory for high school students interested in rigorous, professional training.

The conservatories are led by Burning Coal’s Education Director.

Last year, we  were joined by guest artists from colleges and professional theatres around the state, including UNC/PlayMaker’s lead actor Ray Dooley.  Similar quality educators will be hired again this year!  Students will learn a wide variety of subjects and techniques in classes with guest artists from fine educational institutions and professional theatres like: Read More »

Watch the STC Promo

Uta Hagen Class


Jul 13 – Aug 31, 2015

7 pm – 10 pm on Monday

$200  payable on or prior to the first day of class

Taught by Jerome Davis

Work on scenes from great modern plays with Burning Coal Theatre Company.  Burning Coal’s Artistic Director, Jerome Davis will again lead his annual, eight-week scene study class based on the concepts expressed in Uta Hagen’s landmark book Respect for Acting. Davis studied with Uta Hagen at HB Studios in New York for seven years. Class will be founded in Hagen’s “object exercises.” Students will have the opportunity to work each week on scenes Read More »