The Hurrah Players Presents

Hurrah for the holidays Dec. 9-11 & Best Christmas Pageant Ever! Dec. 16-18

The Hurrah Players Presents

Hurrah for the holidays

Dec. 9-11

The Best Christmas
Pageant Ever! 

Dec. 16-18

Hurrah Players Winter Classes

New Student registration begins December 5th!

Classes:

  • Acting
  • Musical Theatre
  • Audition Tech
  • Dance

Call 757-627-5437 to register

Winter session is held January 9 - March 4th.

We're Hiring - Production Manager

The Hurrah Players based in Norfolk, Virginia presents family theatrical productions at TCC Roper, Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Wells Theatre, Virginia Wesleyan University, as well as at the 140 capacity Perry Theatre located at The Hugh R. Copeland Center. We seek a Production Manager to manage all aspects of day-to-day production in order to ensure successful performances, across all The Hurrah Players assigned spaces. This position works closely with the Artistic Director. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Call cues for productions
  • Collaborate with hosting performing venues to ensure that production needs are planned for and accomplished within their means 
  • Create production summaries and daily schedules as needed for all assigned productions
  • Rent production equipment as needed for productions
  • Train and Supervise volunteer stagehands during performances
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with the artistic director and production team
  • Engage and recruit parent volunteers
  • Assist Artistic Director in hiring sound engineers and light designers/operators for performances 
  • Hold parent cast information meetings 
  • Hold production meetings for the entire production team regularly: costumes, set, lights, sound, director, etc. 
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Demonstrated experience in stage management, technical direction, scenery construction, sound and lighting
  • Must have strong working knowledge of theatrical production, as well as a strong attention to details and ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern digital and analog production sound, lighting and AV technologies
  • Ability to call cues for productions
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to create solutions when there is a change in plans
  • Ability to resolve disputes and manage workers in a consistent and fair manner
  • Must pass a background check 
  • Commitment to the mission of The Hurrah Players

Qualified candidates can send their cover letter and resume to Amber Caudell: acaudell@hurrahplayers.com

Auditions for Disney The Lion King Experience, Jr.

Vocal Auditions

August 8 and 9 at 6:30pm – Hugh R. Copeland Center

Dance & Reading Callbacks

August 10 at 6:30pm – Hugh R. Copeland Center  

Prepare a 1 minute song selection (Disney or similar show like song suggested). Bring your CD, thumb drive or personal device with instrumental track on it.

*Anyone under age 18 MUST be enrolled in Hurrah classes.* 

Beginning August 2nd (and after you have enrolled in classes, if applicable) – you may call the office at 757-627-5437 to sign up for your vocal audition appointment.

The Hurrah Players | Making Dreams Come True

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Shows Produced

We have produced over 200 family-friendly shows over the last 38 years.

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Patrons Per Season

Each season we host 18,450 patrons whom attend our performances.

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Years of Teaching

We have proudly taught performing arts classes for 38+ years and counting.

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campers per year

We host 400+ fabulous students for our Spring/Summer camps.

About The Hurrah Players

The Hurrah Players, Inc., Virginia’s Leading Family Theatre Company, is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization committed to unite and advance communities through accessible, quality, family-friendly performances and education.

The Hurrah Players take pride in bringing families together; either as participants in learning about, or performing in, live theatre, and as audiences of quality family entertainment.

Support of our Annual Fund allows us to develop more educational programs and offer more experiential opportunities to the youth and families of Hampton Roads. This support also keeps our tuition fees and ticket prices as low as possible in order to be accessible to a broad demographic.

The Hurrah Players' Principles

Learn & Grow

To provide an environment where people of all ages can become involved and learn about the performing arts, develop their talents and grow as individuals.

Confidence

To encourage self discovery, the development of new skills and confidence to enable students to reach their fullest potential in life.

Character

To provide affordable performing arts training that promotes the building of strong character for all, regardless of race, religion, creed, or socioeconomic background.

self-discipline

To foster self-discipline in the areas of time management, focused attention, diligent effort, and perseverance.

Show Spotlight

Hurrah For The Holidays

– Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center at Virginia Wesleyan University –

FRIDAY, DEC. 9
SATURDAY, DEC. 10
SUNDAY, DEC. 11

*In partnership with Virginia Wesleyan University

Guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit is the annual production of HURRAH FOR THE HOLIDAYS; a joyful celebration featuring all the best music of the season – from your favorite classic standards to popular modern day hits.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

– The Hugh R. Copeland Center –

FRIDAY, DEC 16
SATURDAY, DEC 17
SUNDAY, DEC 18

Based on the popular book by Barbara Robinson, THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER is the funny, heartwarming, and mildly irreverent story of what happens when a church play is hijacked by six of the ‘absolutely worst kids in the history of the world’. A holiday tradition for 28 years, this event is presented with Happy Hanukkah, My Friend; a short program celebrating the Festival of Lights.

Disney The Lion King Experience Jr.

Show Spotlight

Hurrah For The Holidays

– Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center at Virginia Wesleyan University –

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

*In partnership with Virginia Wesleyan University

Guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit is the annual production of HURRAH FOR THE HOLIDAYS; a joyful celebration featuring all the best music of the season – from your favorite classic standards to popular modern day hits.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

– The Hugh R. Copeland Center –

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

Based on the popular book by Barbara Robinson, THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER is the funny, heartwarming, and mildly irreverent story of what happens when a church play is hijacked by six of the ‘absolutely worst kids in the history of the world’. A holiday tradition for 28 years, this event is presented with Happy Hanukkah, My Friend; a short program celebrating the Festival of Lights.

Class & Camp Information

The Hurrah Players offers a variety of classes for all skill levels and ages. We proudly host a Spring Break Camp and three Summer Camps. Our camps focus on Acting, Musical Theater, Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop. Come join the fun!

Grateful Hurrah Players Highlight

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"Hurrah gave me a purpose and helped me discover my passion. I had such a sense of fulfillment at a young age because of The Hurrah Players and Hugh Copeland. It set the track for my career and life."

- Grant Gustin | The Flash
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"Hugh was a mentor to me and was able to show me at a young age I was different and an instrument that could tell stories and move people and touch people's hearts."

- Adrienne Warren | Starring as Tina Turner on Broadway
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"Through kindness, acceptance and love, Hurrah became a place most of us call home and people we call family. I can never replace the collection of incredible memories I have or the lessons I have learned. I believe anyone who joins will inevitably begin to feel this way and become part of our family."

- Victor Spence | Hurrah Player Alumnus & Board Member

Contact Us

- Main Offices -

485 St. Paul's Blvd.,
Norfolk, VA 23510

- Phone | Email -

757-627-5437

hurrah@hurrahplayers.com