June 22 (multi-day)

June 22 (multi-day)

June 22 (multi-day)

Broadway Camp!

Monday, June 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM (Other Show Times)

Registration has opened for the Renaissance’s annual “Broadway Camp!” summer theatre program for students ages 8-13. In order to support the health and safety of participants, the popular summer camp sessions will be held as virtual classes, set for the weeks of June 22-26 (Broadway Camp!); and June 29-July 2 (Broadway Camp, Too!). Camp options...

August 17

RENspiration Classroom: All the World’s a Script

Monday, August 17, 2020 at 4:00 PM

All the World’s a Script – Musical Storytelling and Social Impact (GRADES 9-12) 4 weeks, beginning Monday, August 17th @ 4:00 PM 60 minutes - limit 10 students per sessionClass may be repeated, with different script offerings, depending upon interest and participation Scripts and Storytelling - MUSICAL style! A continuation of the popular, sold-out “All the...

August 18

RENspiration Classroom: Shared Stories!

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 4:30 PM

Shared Stories! –  Cinderella (and Bubba) Around the World (GRADES 3-5) 4 weeks, beginning Tuesday, August 18th @ 4:30 PM40 minutes - limit 12 students per session Stories from around the world…no glass slipper required! Many cultures have shared folktales as passed down from one generation to the next—including “Cinderella” stories.  Estimated to have more...

August 19

RENspiration Classroom: Excited Elephants and Positive Piggies!

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Excited Elephants and Positive Piggies! (AGES 3-5) 4 weeks, beginning Wednesday, August 19th @ 10:00 am30 minutes - limit 8 students per session How high will YOU fly? Using the Elephant and Piggie book series, students will follow this lovable duo as they seek adventure and fun…all while learning how to be a friend! Young...

August 19

RENspiration Classroom: Delightful and Dynamic Characters

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 4:30 PM

Delightful and Dynamic Characters (GRADES K-2) 4 weeks, beginning Wednesday, August 19th @ 4:30 PM40 minutes - limit 8 students per session Can you create a unique, “POWERFUL” character? The latest in our “Creating Characters” series, participants will explore a new readers’ theatre-style script, and will discuss the tools needed to prepare and perform their...

August 20

RENspiration Classroom: Improv-R-US – Games for All!

Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Improv-R-Us – GAMES for ALL! (GRADES 6-8) 4 weeks, beginning Thursday, August 20th @ 4:00 PM40 minutes - limit 12 students per session Improv GAMES – Stepping it UP! The Improv-R-Us series continues to provide students in grades 6-8 with an online platform upon which to explore the power of improvisation and theatre games. Based...

October 5

RENspiration Classroom: All the World’s a Script

Monday, October 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM

All the World’s a Script – Decade by Decade: Welcome to the '60s! (GRADES 9-12) 4 weeks, beginning Monday, October 5th @ 4:00 PM 60 minutes - limit 10 students per session, requires six studentsClass may be repeated, with different script offerings, depending upon interest and participation The message is in the MUSICAL! A continuation of...

October 6

RENspiration Classroom: The REAL Stories – Fractured Fairy Tales!

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 4:30 PM

The REAL Stories - Fractured Fairy Tales! (GRADES 3-5) 4 weeks, beginning Tuesday, October 6th @ 4:30 PM40 minutes - limit 12 students per session, requires six participants Princes and Princesses…BREAKING the mold! Fracturing the fairy tale! After our last visit with the traditional tale of Cinderella, this series will allow students to explore fairy...

October 7

RENspiration Classroom: Pigeons and Buses and Bathtubs – OH MY!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Pigeons and Buses and Bathtubs - OH MY! (AGES 3-5) 4 weeks, beginning Wednesday, October 7th @ 10:00 am30 minutes - limit 8 students per session CAN the Pigeon drive a bus? Using the popular Pigeon book series, young learners will follow their feathered friend as he adventures forth to test the water…and himself! Students...

October 7

RENspiration Classroom: Stellar and Seuss-ified Characters

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 4:30 PM

Stellar and Seuss-ified Characters (GRADES K-2) 4 weeks, beginning Wednesday, October 7th @ 4:30 PM40 minutes - limit 8 students per session, minimum of four participants Oh, the thinks YOU can think! The latest in our “Creating Characters” series, participants will explore a new readers’ theatre-style script, Seuss-style! Students will explore the fantastical places created...

October 8

RENspiration Classroom: Improv-R-US – EPIC Game Play!

Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Improv-R-Us – EPIC Game Play! (GRADES 6-8) 4 weeks, beginning Thursday, October 8th @ 4:00 PM40 minutes - limit 12 students per session, minimum of six participants Improv GAMES – The EPIC POWER of “Yes, and…”! Based upon the Ren’s popular Improv Underground program, the Improv-R-Us series provides students in grades 6-8 with an online platform upon...

November 8

Youth Strings: Fall Concert

Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 3:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE: THE MSYS FALL CONCERT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Held at Mansfield Senior High School's Auditorium. The Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings ensemble performs a concert of classical and contemporary repertoire under the baton of Anthony Springer.

December 13

Youth Orchestra: Holiday Prelude

Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 3:30 PM

Performing a holiday concert, the Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra is made up of North Central Ohio's finest youth musicians, primarily in high school from a 12-county region. This concert will feature the orchestra performing new arrangements of familiar holiday music and holiday music that may not be quite as familiar. A few classics of orchestral...

May 2

Youth Strings: Spring Concert

Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 2:00 PM

The Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings perform their spring concert at Lexington High School, May 2 at 2:00 PM. Stream At Home for Free. Concert Includes: Allegro from Concerto for Two Trumpets - Antonio Vivaldi, arranged by Joseph J. Phillips Symphony No. 3, Mvt. 3 - Johann Stamitz, arranged by Bob Phillips Finale from Serenade for...

May 2

Youth Orchestra: Spring Concert

Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 3:00 PM

The Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra performs their spring concert at Lexington High School, May 2 at 3:00 PM. Stream At Home for Free.

May 23

Teddy Bear Concert: Aladdin’s Lamp

Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 2:30 PM

The Renaissance Theatre will host the first of two outdoor Teddy Bear Concerts on Sunday, May 23 at 2:30 PM in Shelby, OH. A part of the 2020-2021 Mechanics Bank Education Series, the outdoor concerts mark the return of the popular live concert experiences for young audiences and their families, which were put on hold due...

June 6

Teddy Bear Concert: Jack and the Beanstalk

Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 2:30 PM

The Renaissance Theatre will host the second of its two outdoor Teddy Bear Concerts on Sunday, June 6 at 2:30 PM at the Mansfield Art Center Event Pavilion located at 700 Marion Ave. Originally slated to be in the Renaissance Backlot location, the change of venue was made due to construction in the Ren parking lot....

July 11 (multi-day)

Auditions — MY Theatre: Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 3:00 PM

Auditions for the MY Theatre production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid will be held on Sunday, July 11 from 3:00 until 6:00 PM, and on Monday, July 12 from 6:00 until 9:00 PM at the Renaissance’s Theatre 166 location, in downtown Mansfield.  Appointments are not required for auditions, and it is not necessary to attend...

July 12 (multi-day)

July 12 (multi-day)

July 12 (multi-day)

Broadway Camp!

Monday, July 12, 2021 at 8:30 AM (Other Show Times)

The Renaissance Broadway Camp! programs provide students of all ability levels with the freedom to explore the world of musical theatre and the elements of performance through theatre games, improv, and dramatic play, as well as staging and singing. The week-long camp sessions allow every child the opportunity to benefit from the opportunity to learn, grow and...

September 11

MY Theatre: Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Sensory-Friendly)

Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Sensory-Friendly) will celebrate MY Theatre’s fifth season of sensory-friendly performances of youth theatre musicals for families with children and adults on the autism-spectrum and other developmental disabilities. MY Theatre’s Sensory-Friendly performances began with Shrek: The Musical in 2017, and the program has continued to engage and excite audience members of all...

September 12

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MY Theatre: Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 2:30 PM (Other Show Times)

Based upon one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is an incredibly beautiful love story for audience members of all ages. Featuring music by Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright, this fable will capture...

October 31

Teddy Bear Concert: The Three Little Wolves

Sunday, October 31, 2021 at 2:30 PM

The first of three Teddy Bear Concerts in the 2021-22 Mechanics Bank Education Series, The Three Little Wolves and the Big, Bad Pig features an original script by Michael Thomas, performed by Renaissance Theatre actors and musicians from the Mansfield Symphony. Teddy Bear Concerts take place at the Ren’s Theatre 166, with audience members sitting...

January 24

Youth Orchestra: Holiday Prelude

Monday, January 24, 2022 at 7:30 PM

Youth Orchestra: Holiday Prelude has been rescheduled for Monday, January 24 at 7:30 PM. Featuring North Central Ohio's finest students musicians from a 12-county region, the Mansfield Symphony Youth Orchestra performs new arrangements of familiar holiday music and the classics of orchestra literature under the baton of director Stephen Domka. Our Sponsors Sponsored by Metronome...

February 5

RYOT Workshop Showcase

Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 7:00 PM

The RYOT workshop showcase will offer opportunities for young actors to work one on one and in small ensembles with director Lori Turner and other guest professionals to develop and grow vocal skills, hone their acting chops and perform in a smaller cast setting. This workshop showcase will premiere in-person, and have a livestream available...

February 6

Teddy Bear Concert: Carnival of the Animals

Sunday, February 6, 2022 at 2:30 PM

The second offering in our Teddy Bear Concert series will feature The Carnival of the Animals. The event teams up local actors with Mansfield Symphony musicians for an imaginative "trip to the zoo." This interactive concert features an original script, written by Renaissance Artistic Director Michael Thomas, accompanied by the classic “Carnival of the Animals”...

April 2

MY Theatre: Disney’s Descendants: The Musical (Sensory-Friendly)

Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 1:00 PM

Disney's Descendants: The Musical (Sensory-Friendly) will close MY Theatre’s fifth season of sensory-friendly performances of youth theatre musicals for families with children and adults on the autism-spectrum and other developmental disabilities. This production is best suited for those audience members who are 12 years of age and older, and their families; but audience members of...

April 3

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MY Theatre: Disney’s Descendants: The Musical

Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 2:30 PM (Other Show Times)

Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney's Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical comedy featuring the beloved characters and hit songs from the film trilogy. In the present-day kingdom of Auradon, all of Disney’s heroes and royalty are living happily ever after, safe from the villains and sidekicks they have banished to...

April 6

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Improv Underground: Open Mic Night

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 7:00 PM (Other Show Times)

Students will gain confidence, and develop stronger interpersonal skills through participation in theatre games and improvisation! About This Event The Renaissance Education Department announces that it will again present its Annual Improv Underground “Open Mic” night at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 6.  This is a free performance that will take place at the Renaissance...

April 10

Goldilocks and the Three Bears—Teddy Bear Concert

Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 2:30 PM

Mansfield Symphony musicians will partner with local actors to tell the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the third installment of the Renaissance Education Department’s Teddy Bear Concerts. A fantastic family event featuring a twist on this well-loved children’s classic, Teddy Bear Concerts allow children to become a part of the story as they...

May 15

Spring Concert—Youth Orchestra

Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 3:30 PM

Under the baton of director Stephen Domka, 75 of the region's finest young musicians perform in their culminating concert of the season featuring the winners of the annual concerto competition. Repertoire Poet and Peasant Overture . . . . . . . . . Franz von Suppé, arr. Merle J. Isaac Three Dances from “The...

June 5

Little Red Riding Hood—Teddy Bear Concert

Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 2:30 PM

The Renaissance Theatre will host the final Teddy Bear Concert of its 2021-22 season on Sunday, June 5 at 2:30 PM in Shelby, OH. A part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series, this outdoor event provides a live concert experience for young audiences and their families. Kids are encouraged to bring their favorite teddy bear or...

June 20 (multi-day)

Broadway Camp! (2022)

Monday, June 20, 2022 at 8:00 AM

Registration has opened for the Renaissance’s annual “Broadway Camp!” summer theatre program for students ages 8-13. The popular summer theatre camp sessions will be held as in-person classes, during the weeks of June 20-24; and June 27-June 30. Broadway Camp! options include the traditional three-hour morning camp (June 20-24), as well as a new, day-long,...