WELCOME TO DESERT STAGES THEATRE

Your premiere non-profit 501(c)3 community theatre in Scottsdale!

Our home is inside Scottsdale Fashion Square, located in the food court, at the center of Arizona’s premiere shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

Our new location has greatly expanded our capacity for presenting vibrant Broadway-inspired musicals and dramatic shows, and for introducing aspiring young actors to all aspects of musical theatre production.

We look forward to sharing our NEW Desert Stages with you!

WELCOME TO DESERT STAGES THEATRE

Your premiere non-profit 501(c)3 community theatre in Scottsdale!

Our home is inside Scottsdale Fashion Square, located in the food court, at the center of Arizona’s premiere shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

Our new location has greatly expanded our capacity for presenting vibrant Broadway-inspired musicals and dramatic shows, and for introducing aspiring young actors to all aspects of musical theatre production.

We look forward to sharing our NEW Desert Stages with you!

NOW PLAYING

COMING SOON

NOW PLAYING

OLEANNA

October 11 – November 17

A college student, Carol, drops by her professor’s office in an effort to gain his help to do better in class. John, the professor, in the midst of buying a house to celebrate his nomination for tenure, at first seems distant.

COMING SOON

ANNIE

November 22 to December 22

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.

A CHRISTMAS STORY THE PLAY

November 29 to December 22

Humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas.

MAINSTAGE PRODUCTIONS

2019-2020 SEASON

Annie
11/22 - 12/22, 2019
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Victor/Victoria
2/28 - 3/29, 2020
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Disenchanted
7/10 - 8/2, 2020
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ACTOR’S CAFE PRODUCTIONS

2019-2020 SEASON

Puffs
8/16 - 9/29, 2019
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Oleanna
10/11 - 11/17, 2019
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Murder on the Nile
1/10 - 2/23, 2020
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A Christmas Story The Play
11/29 - 12/22, 2019
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Jake’s Women
3/13 - 4/26, 2020
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Steel Magnolias
5/8 - 6/14, 2020
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Bell, Book and Candle
6/26 - 8/9, 2020
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YOUTH/TEEN PRODUCTIONS

2019-2020 SEASON

Chicago High School Edition
8/30 - 9/29, 2019
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Disney’s The Lion King Jr.
9/14 - 9/29, 2019
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The Addams Family
10/18 - 11/10, 2019
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The Wizard of Oz
10/26 - 11/10, 2019
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James and the Giant Peach Jr
1/18 - 2/16, 2020
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Newsies!
1/31 - 2/16, 2020
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Pinkalicious
3/21 - 3/29, 2020
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Madagascar Jr
4/17 - 5/17, 2020
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A Chorus Line
5/29 - 6/28, 2020
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DESERT STAGES ACADEMY

At Desert Stages Academy actors of all ages learn, grow and thrive. They experience every aspect of theatrical performing and production while building confidence and poise that lasts a lifetime.

CENTER STAGE

Center Stage Is an 8-week theatrical training session that showcases a Broadway favorite and introduces young actors, ages 4-10, to all aspects to musical theatre production. This mini-camp program includes auditions, acting games and plenty of singing and dancing.

THEATRICAL CAMPS

At Theatrical Camps young actors receive a high quality hands-on theatrical experience in a non-competitive, fun environment. Each session covers all aspects of a musical production, including auditions, staging and choreography. And, every Theatrical Camp concludes with a FREE stage performance for family & friends.

SPECIAL CLASSES

In Addition to our Center Stage and Theatrical Camp programs, Desert Stages is currently offering these special classes:

PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS

By Dale Yeoman

Strengthen your voice, create and expand your range while improving your performance. Training for all ages.