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Manheim Township Performing Arts
Manheim Township High School, Lancaster, PA

MTPA Fall Play - Little Women by Kate Hamill Adapted from the novel by Louisa May Alcott 
November 21, 22, 23, 2019

MTPA Spring Musical - Mamma Mia!
March 19, 20, 21, 2020

2019-2020 MTPA Calendar of Events can be downloaded here.
MTPA Clothing Order Due Thurs, Sept 19 (info here)
Little Women T-Shirt Orders due Tuesday, September 24 (info here)

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Recent Announcements

  • “Little Women” T-SHIRTS
    It is time to order your very own “Little Women” t-shirt. The shirts will be sand/natural with the logo (designed by MTPA alumni Becca Magner!) printed on the front.  The cost of the short sleeve shirt is $8.00. Fill out the order form and return with payment to Mr. Wagner no later than Tuesday, September 24. We must place our order quickly in order to have our shirts in time for several show shirt days.  Sorry for the short notice but the play will be here before we know it! Order yours today!
    Posted by Beth Wagner
  • Lighting Crew for Little Women
    If you would like to be on lighting crew for Little Women the sign up packet is available here. Please return the completed form to Mr. Wagner.
    Posted Aug 28, 2019, 4:14 PM by Beth Wagner
  • Tech Crews (Running crew, sound, lights)
    We have put together a tentative tech schedule for both the play and the musical. It can be downloaded here. If you are interested in being on running crew, lighting crew, or sound crew for either show please download this page and put the dates on your calendar right away! Crew members need to be at all tech rehearsals!
    Posted Aug 28, 2019, 4:13 PM by Beth Wagner
  • Musical Tentative Schedule-IMPORTANT INFORMATION
    This year’s musical is a big one and we will need lots of students in all areas of the show! We will be having December rehearsals, etc. We are publishing our TENTATIVE musical rehearsal schedule so that you can put these dates on your calendar. It can be downloaded here. This schedule may change but probably not big changes. PLEASE NOTE- MTSD does not have school on Friday, March 13 and Monday, March 16 but since this is tech and show week we WILL have rehearsals on those days. These will be mandatory rehearsals. Please plan accordingly.

    Please contact the Wagners with any questions.
    Posted Aug 28, 2019, 4:11 PM by Beth Wagner
  • MTPA Clothing and Merchandise
    Each fall MTPA offers the chance to purchase your very own MTPA merchandise. There are many items available including shirts, pullovers, full zip hoodie, hooded sweatshirts, PJ pants, car magnets, cinch sacks and more! We sell these items at cost. Orders are due by Thursday, September 19. Download an order form here.
    Posted Aug 28, 2019, 4:10 PM by Beth Wagner
    We are busy with the fall play but want to get this date to your parents so that it can be put on their calendars. There is a mandatory meeting on Monday, December 2 from 6:00-6:45PM for parents of students who are auditioning for the first time for an MTPA musical. Veterans are welcome to attend. This meeting will address audition information, scheduling issues, and other important topics related to the musical audition process. It is imperative that one of your parents attend this meeting. There will be an optional  audition practice session for students during this meeting.
    Posted Aug 28, 2019, 4:09 PM by Beth Wagner
    If you did not fill out the online membership form at the kickoff meeting please do so! Details and the link for the form are on the MTPA homepage in the right hand column.
    Posted Aug 28, 2019, 4:08 PM by Beth Wagner
  • Calendar of Events
    The MTPA 2019-2020 Calendar of Events can be downloaded here.
    Posted Aug 28, 2019, 4:07 PM by Beth Wagner
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    There is a student run Instagram —— mtperformingarts

    Posted Sep 5, 2019, 4:42 AM by Beth Wagner
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    MTPA uses Remind to send out text messages and email alerts. Students and parents must subscribe to this service. No one will be added automatically. (if you subscribed last year you do not need to do so again)  Please text @mtpamths to 81010 to subscribe. Please do this ASAP so that you do not miss any updates or reminders. You can also sign up for email alerts by doing the following:
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    Posted Jul 26, 2017, 11:50 AM by Beth Wagner
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Schedule Changes/Revisions

Join MTPA!

If you would like to join MTPA please fill out this online form. By filling out this form you will be added to the MTPA database. EVERYONE must fill out this form even if you have been a member of MTPA in the past.  As a member of MTPA you will be expected to support the organization through your participation in productions and activities throughout the year. MTPA membership requirements are:
  • Sell 4 tickets for both shows
  • Buy a pin ($1) for both shows
  • Participate in a crew or cast for at least one show,including strike (theatrical lingo for taking down the set and cleaning everything up).
NOTE: All students who are in the cast, pit orchestra, stage crew, or costume crew are included in the MTSD Activity Fee Policy. Information about this policy can be found on the district website. Please note, MTSD administration has stated that the play and the musical count as two separate activities. Please return ALL forms to Mr. Wagner in room 140 so that we can keep accurate MTPA records. Please do not pay the fee until you have been directed to do so by your MTPA advisor! Thank you!

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