About Us

Barron Spotlighters (BS), a community theatre group dedicated to providing quality live theatre entertainment to Barron and neighboring counties, is in their 33rd continuous year of existence. BS performs three major productions each season, usually two comedies or dramas and one musical.  Their home theatre is in the Barron Area Community Center at 800 Memorial Drive, Barron, WI.

    The group strives to provide family friendly entertainment as wellmasks 3 as fun and educational experiences for students in surrounding school districts.  Every other year BS produces a musical appropriate for students and offers matinees which are priced very reasonably and marketed to schools.  BS also sponsors summer children’s theatre workshops and often hosts other educational workshops and conferences.  Scholarships are provided for high school seniors attending universities or technical colleges, as well as  to enable high school students to attend summer theatre workshops for youth.

      The group has an open-door policy which draws people with interests in theatre arts ranging from passing to passionate.  Persons who’s  interest is performing, directing, working backstage, or providing audience assistance are all invited to join the fun.  Open auditions are held for all shows and volunteers are needed and welcomed in all areas.

 

Auditions for Annie Get Your Gun

Thursday May 28th 6-9 p.m. and Saturday May 30th 1-4 p.m. at the Barron Area community Center theater.  Be prepared to sing and move!   Show dates are August 13, 14, 15 and 20, 21, 22.  Both Saturdays are matinee’s. The musical tale by Rodgers and Hammerstein of Annie Oakley, who is renowned in the …

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Summer camp!

Summer comedy double feature presents Attack of the Giant Grasshoppers and Adventures of a Comic Book Artist to be performed on Thursday, June 25tth and Friday, June 26th at 7pm and on Saturday, June 27th at 5pm. Auditions: Auditions are being held on Tuesday, May 12th and Thursday, May 14th between 6-8 pm and on …

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Scholarship Time!

Barron Spotlighters will again be offering a $300 scholarship to a high school senior who plans to attend an accredited college or university.  All schools in the area have scholarship information, but if you are interested in having a scholarship application form sent directly to you, please let us know.  Forms are also available for …

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Writing workshop

      Introducing – Playwriting Workshop I!   Barron Spotlighters is proud to present a new 5-week class for aspiring local playwrights.  Have you been wanting to finish that play idea you’ve had for years?  Do you want to hone your writing skills in a focused, small group setting?  Do you want helpful critique …

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