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Register now for our Fall 2022 Workshops

We are pleased to announce the registration is now open for our 8th annual fall workshops which take place on October 22 2022 between 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at Waterstone Community Church, 5890 S. Alkire St, Littleton, CO 80127.

Want a step up on auditions? Brand new to theatre? Make plans now to attend our workshop! Whether you’re new to theatre or you’ve done several shows, this workshop will offer pointers and tips that will help you nail that next audition AND be more familiar with the stage around you.  Here’s what we have in store for you!

  • Dance – Adrianne Hampton
  • Voice – Dana Hart Wright
  • Acting – Anna High
  • Mock Audition – Laura High

This is an informational and action-packed workshop that will have you on stage learning and trying new things.  Workshops are rotating so you will be able to participate in all of them! Partners will be available. Check in begins at 8:30 am, workshops start promptly at 9:00 am.

Space is limited.  Cost is $30.  You must be at least 8 years old to attend.

  • Please bring your audition piece, lyrics with music and tracks for mock audition
  • Please wear appropriate clothing for movement
  • Bring a snack, water is provided

Register online here:

Have Questions? Contact Ruby Hershberger 720-333-7132 or

Workshop Instructors

Dana Hart Wright is an actor/singer/director who has performed in NY, regionally and throughout the Denver metro area. She holds a BM in musical theatre from NYU and an MFA in theatre performance from Naropa University. Upon receiving her MFA, Dana taught acting and musical theatre on the college level for a number of years. As a career changer, after teaching special education for years, Dana now works for 27J schools in Brighton coaching all of the district’s secondary special education teachers. Dana also maintains a private voice and acting studio out of her home where she works with students ages 7 through adult. Her next project is directing “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” for Ovation West in Evergreen. As a member of the Magic Moments Board of Directors, Dana is elated to be participating in this workshop.

Laura High has been involved with Magic Moments since 1994! She is a well know voice teacher and costumer and has used both those talents in past productions of magic moments. Magic Moments allows everyone to realize their theater fantasies and Laura is very proud to be a part of this great organization!

Anna Maria High is well known for brassy, buxom, belty roles with attitude. Best known for the one woman show Hi Hat Hattie, and her portrayal of Serena in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess at the Aurora Fox. Other credits: The SpongeBob Musical (Pearl Krabs); White Christmas (Martha Watson); Avenue Q (Gary Coleman); Disenchanted (The Princess Who Kissed the Frog); Once on this Island (Mama Euralie); The Color Purple (Sofia); Dreamgirls (Effie White); Chicago (Mama Morton); Smokey Joe’s Cafe (BJ); Violet the Musical (Lula); Ragtime (Sarah’s Friend).

Adrianne is an award-winning musical theatre performer and choreographer. LA credits include being a two-time Scenie Award and ITL Award winner for her performances in Chicago and Born Yesterday. She recently performed Cassie in A Chorus Line at Sierra Repertory Theatre, performed several supporting roles at the Candlelight Theatre, Sheila in A Chorus Line at Centerstage in Fontana and danced professionally in a contemporary dance company in LA and Danced professionally in NY. She also played Val in A Chorus Line under the direction of Kay Cole the original “Maggie”. Denver credits include being the first Cassie to perform the original choreography that was used in the Broadway revival of A Chorus Line under the direction of Michael Gorman. She also starred as Cassie in A Chorus Line at the Pace Center, has performed many performances at the Arvada Center and played Mrs. Wilkinson in Billy Elliot at the Vintage Theatre. She won Best Actress for her performance as Olive in Bullets Over Broadway as well as winning best choreography for Tuck Everlasting at the vintage theatre. She earned 3 nominations from Broadway World and won two for best choreography. She was also nominated for many performances. Adrianne also won 2 Best Choreographer Awards from The Marlowe Awards.


CANCELLED: 2021 Fall Workshops

UPDATE: The fall workshops have been cancelled. We apologize to anyone who hoped to attend.

Registration is open for this year’s fall workshops. This year we will be offering Voice, presented by Laura High, Dance, presented by Ali Hershman and Improv, instructed by “Rodents of Unusual Size”. Register online at

When: October 2, 2021
Time: Registration at 8:45 am, Workshops are from 9am to 12pm (9 to 9:50, 10 to 10:50, and 11 to 11:50).
Ages: 8 years and up
Where: Waterstone Communtiy Church
5890 S Alkire St.
Littleton CO 80127

Workshops will be on a rotating schedule to keep groups small. Please bring your music and/or tracks for Voice and remember to wear comfortable clothing. We will provide water. Unfortunately, snacks are not permitted. Masks will be required when not performing.

Questions? Please text, call or email Ruby. or 720-333-7132.

We look forward to seeing you!


Magic Moments Day Out!

Join all your Magic Moments friends for a fun day at the park with dancing, acting, and a picnic lunch! We are getting together on Saturday, June 19 for dance and acting workshops from 9:00-11:00 and a picnic lunch from 11:00-12:00 at Civic Green Park in Highlands Ranch.

We will meet up at the Case Pavilion (main stage). Parking and accessibility is from the Highlands Ranch Library parking lot. You can come to the workshops and lunch, or just the workshops, or just lunch!

Dance workshop with Alli! 9:00-10:00 & 10:00-11:00
Improv workshop with Rodents of Unusual Size! 9:00-10:00 & 10:00-11:00

Then, after the workshops finish, all are welcome to join us for a picnic in the park starting at 11:00. You bring the lunch and Magic Moments will bring the drinks. RSVP (strongly encouraged) to Ruby at, 720-333-7132.

We can’t wait to see everyone!

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Registration Open for our Annual Workshops

Announcing, the 5th Annual MM Workshops!  This year we will be offering Voice, instructed by Dana Hart Wright, accompanied by Roberta Griggs, Dance, instructed by Kelly Kates and Improv, instructed by “Rodents of Unusual Size”.

When: November 16, 2019
Time: Registration at 8:30 am, Workshops are from 9am to 12pm
Ages: 7 years and up
Suggested Donation: $35.00
Where: Waterstone Communtiy Church, Room 211
5890 S Alkire St.
Littleton CO 80127

To Register call or email Ruby Hershberger 720-333-7132,

Dress comfortably! Don’t forget to bring music for an audition song and a snack.

Workshop Instructors

Voice- Dana Hart Wright accompanied by Roberta Griggs
Dana Hart Wright is proud and humbled to be on the board of Magic Moments. Dana’s love of performing comes second only to her love of teaching the arts. She holds an MFA in acting, a bachelor’s degree in Musical Theater, and several certificates in voice and acting. Dana has performed in several Magic Moments productions and is looking forward to sharing her passion and experience. Accompanying Dana on piano is Roberta Griggs. Roberta has been performing in and directing musicals, plays, commercials and operas for over 25 years. She has been teaching at St. Mary’s Academy since 2004 and is so proud of her students, past and present! This will be her 2nd year participating in the MM workshops.

Dance- Kelly Kates
We are in for a treat! Renowned choreographer in Denver, Kelly Kates, will be heading up the dance workshop this year. Kelly has choreographed at Town Hall Arts Center, Performance Now and Magic Moments productions as well as showcasing her singing and acting talents in several of these productions.

Improv-Rodents of Unusual Size
Back by Popular demand are the Colorado- based improv group, “Rodents of Unusual Size”! This is their 3rd year participating in the workshops and we are grateful to have them. Our own Magic Moments alum, Erin Barrette, is a “rodent”!


Registration is Open for our annual Audition Workshops

Please register here to enroll in the annual Magic Moments Audition Workshops! This year our instructors will be from SPARK Your Community!

When: October 6, 2018
Time: Registration at 830 am, Workshops are from 9am to 1pm
Ages: 7 years and up
Fee: $35.00
Where: Waterstone Communtiy Church, Room 211
5890 S Alkire St.
Littleton CO 80127

Questions: Call or email Ruby Hershberger 720-333-7132,

Dress comfortably! Don’t forget to bring your audition music and a snack.
The fee is 35.00. Scholarships available.

Workshop Instructors

Heading up our instructors this year are Roberta Hamilton-Griggs and Hannah Rose.

Roberta has been performing in and directing musicals, plays commercials and operas for over 25 years. Her favorite productions include directing “Seussical, the Musical”‘ , and singing Viola in theopera, “twelfth Night” by David Amram. SHe has been teaching at St. Mary’s Academy since 2004 and s so proud of her students, past and present!

Hannah Rose- Not only is Hannah a Magic Moments alum, she is a former student of Roberta’s. She has worked as a choreographer for St Mary’s Academy for 13 years. Some of her favorite shows include Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast and Honk! She is very excited to participate as an instructor for the Magic Moments Audition Workshops!

Back by Popular demand are the Colorado- based improv group, “Rodents of Unusual Size”! Our own Magic Moments alum, Erin Barrette is a “rodent”!

Improv- The Rodents
Dance- Hannah Rose
Voice – Roberta Hamilton-Griggs The voice class will analyze the instrument to gain maximum strength and beauty!
Acting- SPARK Members


BEING RESCHEDULED: Introduction to Theatre Basics and Creating a Character

Magic Moments and Front Range Theater proudly present our first ever workshop exclusively aimed at kids and teens.

Introduction to Theatre Basics and Creating a Character

Date: January 7, 2017 TO BE RESCHEDULED
Time: 1-4 PM with a 12:30 check-in
Cost: $50.00
Location: Waterstone Church Hub, 5890 S Alkire St, Littleton, CO 80127
Registration deadline: January 5, 2017
Register online at (Put “Workshop Registration” in the notes. )

Please join Front Range Theater Executive Director Laurilee McDaniel for this fantastic workshop for kids/teens ages 11-18. All abilities and all levels of talent welcome.

Laurilea McDaniel (Executive Director) is currently the Director for Headstrong Theatre at Mountain Ridge Middle School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. This is her 14th year in education and she has taught all levels from kindergarten to college but enjoys middle school the most! She holds under-graduate degrees in Theatre and Journalism and a Master’s degree in Theatre Education from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. In her spare time, she loves skiing, fly fishing, yoga and singing. This summer she will also be traveling to New York City to participate in the Broadway Teacher’s Workshop!

Any questions? Send an email to