About Calliope ProductionsCalliope Productions is a non-profit cultural institution, incorporated in Massachusetts, dedicated to the presentation of affordable, high-quality theatrical performances and to providing performance opportunities and instruction for adults and youth in the central Massachusetts region. Our story is told in our History page.
The operations of Calliope are overseen by the Artistic Director and the Managing Board of Directors:
|David Ludt (President and Artistic Director)|
|Bill Condon (Vice President)||Jan Fuller (Treasurer)|
|Donna Reidy (Secretary)||Derek Broszeit|
|Tracy DeBlois||Jane Fraier|
|Chris Harris||James Haupt|
|Karen Josbacher||Allyn Phelps|
ProductionsCalliope presents theatrical performences throughout the year, which include comedies, dramas, musicals, and musical revues. Past productions have included regional premieres.
Youth Theatre ProgramCalliope operates a year-round Youth Theatre Program for area students. This program consists of Spring and Fall Workshops, and a Summer Musical Theatre Workshop for students ages 7 - 12, as well as a Teen Summer Musical which is part of Calliope's main-stage season.
Special EventsIn addition to its main-stage productions, Calliope presents special events throughout the year, such as
- Java & Jazz Coffeehouse Evenings
- Collaborative ventures with other theatre groups
Additional Programs and ServicesIn its efforts to provide educational and performance opportunities for all ages, Calliope Productions has been instrumental in establishing these programs:
Calliope Young at Heart PerformersCalliope has formed a performance group of singers, dancers, and musicians that will visit nursing and retirement homes to present entertainment to underserved audiences.
For more information about Calliope Productions contact Dave Ludt, Artistic Director, at (508) 869-6887.