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!

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PUFFS

August 16 to September 29

For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs… who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

CHICAGO HIGH SCHOOL EDITION

August 30 to September 29

In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. 

DISNEY’S THE LION KING JR.

September 14 to 29

The African savannah comes to life on your stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

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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A Christmas Story The Play
11/29 - 12/22, 2019
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Murder on the Nile
1/10 - 2/23, 2020
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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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Newsies!
1/17 - 2/16, 2020
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James and the Giant Peach Jr
1/25 - 2/9, 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.