DAKOTA PLAYERS Man in costume hugs woman in costume on stage.

Dakota Players was created to bring quality theater experiences to children in rural communities across the state. Using original productions and professional artists, Dakota Players incorporates positive themes stressing the importance of individuality, community and the environment. The one-week residency culminates in a musical production using up to 54 local children, with suitable parts designed for every age, skill and experience level. The production experience includes five days of intensive rehearsals, with junior and senior high students also serving as assistant directors, sound and lighting operators following instruction by theater professionals. Technical requirements are minimal in order to access even the smallest community.

Grade levels: Pre-K-12
Dual artist residency (sponsor cost $1000/week)

Dakota Players
2800 S. Garfield Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605-255-4910 or 1-855-584-4141 toll free
Email:  edu@blackhillsplayhouse.com
Website:  BlackHillsPlayhouse.com

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