ACT Shows

Our summer and winter production classes offer students the opportunity to participate in a full length, fully supported production on SLO REP stage, while simultaneously providing professional training in a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere. Participation is by audition, and tuition fees are charged for all students cast in the production. Generous need-based scholarships are always available.

Coming Summer 2024: Crazy for You!

City slicker falls for hometown girl in this ebullient romantic comedy featuring cowboys, showgirls, high-energy production numbers, and a glorious score from George and Ira Gershwin.

Suite Surrender

Suite Surrender finished its very successful run on January 21, 2024

It’s 1942, and two of Hollywood’s biggest divas have descended upon the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotel — assistants, luggage, and legendary feud with one another in tow. Everything seems to be in order for their wartime performance…that is, until they are somehow assigned to the same suite. Mistaken identities, overblown egos, double entendres, and a lap dog named Mr. Boodles round out this hilarious riot of a love note to the classic farces of the 30s and 40s.


Honk! Jr. – A Musical Tale of the Ugly Duckling

Honk! JR finished its successful run on July 23, 2023.

Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother’s protective flapping. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out being different is not a bad thing to be.

A Wrinkle in Time

Winter 2023

A Wrinkle in Time finished its successful run on January 22, 2023

One of literature’s most enduring young heroines, Meg Murry, is back – braces, stubbornness and all. Once again, she’s joining forces with Mrs. Whatsit, Charles Wallace, Calvin O’Keefe and more to battle the forces of evil so she can rescue her father, save humanity and find herself.


Winter 2020

Macbeth finished its successful run on January 19, 2020.

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.

The Little Mermaid Jr.

Summer 2019

The Little Mermaid Jr. finished its successful run on July 21, 2019.

In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home – and her fins – behind and live in the world above. But first, she’ll have to defy her father, King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she’s the girl whose enchanting voice he’s been seeking.

Pride and Prejudice

Winter 2019

Pride and Prejudice finished its successful run on January 20, 2019

Marriage is an inevitable fact of life for the five Bennet sisters — Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty, and Lydia. With the family estate entailed away to their closest male cousin, their only hope to advance in life is to find a rich and single man — and one has just arrived in the form of the very handsome and very well-off Charles Bingley. The kindhearted and beautiful Jane seems poised to make a match, but must contend with her overly zealous mother, his snobbish sister, and a slippery social ladder. And when Bingley’s taciturn friend Fitzwilliam Darcy shows an interest in the opinionated and spirited Elizabeth, the situation becomes more complicated than either of them expect.

Mary Poppins, Jr.

Summer 2018

Mary Poppins finished its successful run on July 22, 2018

Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time and the Broadway musical that played for over 2,500 performances and received multiple Olivier and Tony Awards nominations, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a “practically perfect” Broadway Junior musical!

A Little Princess

Winter 2018

A Little Princess finished its successful run on January 28, 2018.

Young Sara Crewe would rather stay with her dear father in India than leave for Miss Minchin’s boarding school in grim, bustling London, but her father insists she receive an English education. Using her books and her imagination, she is able to quickly win friends and make the best of things. But when her fate takes a disastrous turn, will her vibrant inner life be enough to sustain her through tragedy and hardship? In this heartfelt, faithful adaptation of the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, one girl’s goodwill and courage show what being a princess truly means.


Into the Woods Jr.

Summer 2017

Into the Woods finished its successful run on July 30, 2017.

Be careful what you wish for as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this young performers’ adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical.  Featuring all of your favorite characters – Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch – this rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables is the perfect summer musical for your whole family.

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Winter 2017

The Importance of Being Earnest finished its successful run on January 29, 2017.

The story revolves around one of the most ingenious, and hilarious, cases of mistaken identity ever put into a play: Cecily Cardew and Gwendolen Fairfax are both in love with the same mythical suitor.  The reliable Jack Worthing has wooed Gwendolen under the name Ernest while the adorable dandy Algernon Moncrieff has also posed as Ernest to win the heart of Cecily.  When all four arrive at Jack’s country home on the same weekend accompanied by the formidable Lady Bracknell, the gallants must grapple with the riotous consequences of their deceptions.

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Summer 2016

The Jungle Book finished its successful run on July 31, 2016.

The jungle is jumpin’ with a jazzy beat in Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS features a host of colorful characters and all of your favorite songs from the classic animated movie musical.

Little-Women-TeaserLittle Women of Orchard House

Winter 2015-2016

Little Women of Orchard House finished its successful run on January 31, 2016.



The Pirates Of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

Summer 2015

The Pirates of Penzance finished its successful run on August 2, 2015.




The Secret Garden

Winter 2014–2015

The Secret Garden finished its successful run on January 25, 2015.




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