About Us

Overview

The Village Players contributes to the culture of the community by offering opportunities for adults and youth to participate in all aspects of the theater arts from acting in high quality, diverse plays and musicals, to working behind the scenes as a part of a  production team,  to writing original plays to developing theater programs for youth, to encouraging an overall interest in and enthusiasm for theater in our community. The Village Players typically presents 5 major productions annually (a…

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History

The Village Players was founded in 1923 as a nonprofit theater club and was later reorganized as a community theater and a 501 (c) (3) organization. It is the third oldest community theater in Michigan and ranks among the 50 oldest theater groups in the United States. Historical Highlights: 1922 – Proposed as a Community Dramatic Group by high school student John W. Gafill. 1923 Organized into the Village Players (16 charter members). Performed “The Maker of Dreams” in the…

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FAQ

How can I get involved with Village Players? How can I Become a Member? We’d love to have you join us on stage or off. You can audition as an actor or become involved as a part of a production team. Actors cast in a show are required to either become a member or pay a rehearsal fee. To become involved on a production, you will need to become a member. See the Become a Member information under the About…

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Become a Member

Village Players is a member-run organization and we welcome everyone to join us in the creation of our productions and events. No matter your talent or inclination, we have a spot for you. Committees include box office, costumes, props, makeup, set construction, sound, lights, stage manager, ushers, marketing and more. Each show involves a different production team (directors, producers, choreographers, stage managers, etc.) and each team is looking for experienced volunteers as well as the inexperienced who are interested in…

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Contact Us

The Village Players of Birmingham 34660 Woodward Avenue Birmingham, MI 48009 Phone: 248-644-2075 Email: birminghamvillageplayers@gmail.com Box Office Hours – Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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