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Opening Act FAQ

Program FAQ

How will Opening Act classes work?

  • Registration will be limited to a small number of high school students per week
  • Students will work with Musical Director Elliot Roth and Choreographer Dionna PridGeon from 5-7pm Monday through Friday to learn a 3-4 minute song and dance musical number
  • Students will perform that musical number before the Plaza Players performance at 7pm that Friday evening

Will students be required to wear masks?

  • Masks are not required for vaccinated students. Two River will make masks available for students who feel more comfortable wearing them. 
  • Indoor and outdoor mask protocols may be modified and revised as conditions change within our state and/or local community

What health and safety protocols are in place for the classes?

  • Students are encouraged but not required to receive both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine prior to class
  • Students will submit a health evaluation form each day before arriving for class
  • Temperatures will be taken at the door
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available for all and hand washing will be encouraged
  • Class spaces will be cleaned regularly and frequently according to the most up-to-date CDC guidelines
  • Click here for more information on safety procedures for classes and performances.

What health and safety protocols are in place for the weekly performance?

  • Students will perform their short musical number outside on the Two River Theater Plaza
  • Audiences will be seated at café tables at a safe distance from performers.
  • Click here for more information on safety procedures for classes and performances.

Will parents and guardians have the opportunity to view the weekly performance?

  • Yes! Students can have up to two guests watch the performance live. There will be a designated area on the Plaza for Opening Act guests to view the performance. Families who have not purchased tickets for the Plaza Players performance that evening can exit after their student performs the Opening Act.
  • Families who pre-purchase tickets to the Plaza Players performance that evening can watch both the Opening Act and the Plaza Players performances from their assigned café table and should check in with the Box Office upon arrival. Tickets can be purchased here:
  • The Opening Act performance will be video recorded earlier on Friday and will be made available on Two River’s YouTube channel the following week for family and friends who cannot attend the performance.

What happens if the Friday Plaza Players performance is cancelled due to rain?

If the Friday Plaza Players show gets rained out, we will rehearse as usual from 5-7pm on Friday, and perform as the Opening Act for the Plaza Players show the next day.