Wish List

thank_you_musicWe’re always looking for volunteers, building materials and other items for our productions. We couldn’t do what we do without all of the generous donations of time and materials from our community.

Take a look and see if there are any ways in which you can help out.  If so, please contact Jill Dillingham at (904) 277-3455 or info@ameliamusicalplayhouse.com.

Volunteer Needs

  • Costume construction
  • Set construction
  • Musicians for rehearsals and performances
  • Front of the house: ushers, bar attendants, box office
  • Backstage: props runners, stage managers

Supplies Needed

  • fabric, any kind or color
  • leftover paint, any kind, any color
  • costumes
  • used furniture with potential as set pieces
  • champagne corks
  • sheets
  • curtains
  • tablecloths
  • plywood
  • luan
  • 2 X 4s


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by Luigi Januzzi

The life of Elvis Presley told through the eyes of 17 women
Some enthralled, some appalled, all obsessed!
5 One Act Comedies, 3 Monologues
Directed by Arlene Filkoff

Audition date: Friday, September 26th at 7:30pm
Performance dates: November 14th and 15th, 2014.

Casting is flexible — potentially two men, one 40-50 and one 18-35
As many as 17 women, but possibly as few as 3, all ages 20 and up

Also looking for production help, sound stage manager, props, producer.

Auditions will be cold readings, there is no material you need to prepare.

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Classes and Workshops

acting classes masks by shannon hodgsonThe Art of the Monologue

An Acting Course with Sinda Nichols

Open to adults 18 years and older with stage and/or classroom experience.

August 12th, 19th, 27th and September 2nd, 2014
Afternoon class 2:00 – 4:00pm
Evening class 6:30 – 8:30pm

Class is limited to 10 actors. Actors are strongly encourage to bring 1 to 2 minutes monologue(s).
Cost: $40
To Enroll and for more information: Call Sinda Nichols at 910-616-5148 or e-mail nichols.sinda@gmail.com.
If anyone under 18 is interested, please call Sinda directly.

About Sinda

Recently on Amelia Island Sinda has performed the role of Eppie Lederer (a.k.a. Ann Landers) in the one woman show The Lady With All the Answers. Since 2010, Ms. Nichols has been delighting audiences in Florida, the midwest, the west coast and Ireland with her performance of Emily Dickinson in the one woman show The Belle of Amherst. A native of Michigan, Ms. Nichols has studied acting & directing at Michigan State and the University of Minnesota (BA). In addition to acting and directing, she has enjoyed being a professional storyteller, voice over actor and public radio host. Currently, Ms. Nichols takes both one woman shows on the road, teaches acting classes, and works as a Business Communications Coach. For more about Sinda and her upcoming productions visit http://sindanichols.com/

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The Laramie Project (Sept 4-6) has been cast!

The Laramie ProjectCongratulations Linzy Kennedy, Jennifer McCarthy, Jason Uhlig, Megan Wilburn, Chase Sanders, Gil Johnston, Jamie Wilkinson, Will Holder, Sarah Sandall, Rachel Tyler, CJ Hetchka, Janet Cote-Merow, David Goldberg, Zach Williams, Susan Weiner, Brian Gilvey, Char Bachman, Jim Streit, Phyllis Stabler, Karl Fleckhammer, Valerie Royal and Sara Davidson.

The play tells an emotional story based on the real-life murder of Mathew Shepard in 1998, the victim of this hate crime because he was gay. The script is based upon real life interviews with members of the community who knew Mathew when he attended college in the town. This play does contain adult themes and adult language.


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