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Spring Awakening

Teenagers in a small town struggle as they strive to discover the truth about their budding sexual feelings within the confines of the stern, religious moral code of their community. 

Learn more about our 2023 - 2024 season production below.

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About

About the show

Spring Awakening is a multi-award winning musical that was labeled a "landmark musical" in its time.  

A poignant, coming-of-age, musical, Spring Awakening depicts a group of adolescents, including Wendla, Melchior, and Moritz, navigate the tumultuous waters of puberty and sexual awakening. Wendla is a bright curious girl kept in the dark aboutsexuality, while Melchior is a rebellious and intelligent student who understands the world more deeply than his peers. Moritz, on the other hand, is an anxious and troubled young teen who is grappling with their own feelings as they navigate puberty, their sexuality and identity. As these characters grapple with their burgeoning desires and societal repression, conflicts arise, and tragic consequences unfold.

This show delves into themes of sexual curiosity, societal constraints, and the severe repercussions of inadequate sexual education; among additional mature content. It is a powerful exploration of the challenges faced by young people in a repressive society and serves as a thought-provoking commentary on the importance of education, acceptance, and community. Contact aims to explore the timelessness of this piece as we create our own world of purple summer.

SPRING AWAKENING is presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com

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CAST

OUR CAST

Production Team

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Ally Brumer

Producer

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Marty Zimmerman

Production Manager

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Charlie Frost Olivares

Intimacy Director

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Lily Lachapelle

Props Master

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Dipper Hynes

Costume Technician / Head of Wardrobe

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Debora Friedmann

Director & Choreographer

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Emily Tilson

Stage Manager

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Caeleigh McDonald

Assistant Choreographer

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Oliver Gullikson

Scenic Assistant

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Chris Wardell

Lighting Designer

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Giancarlo Scalia

Musical Director

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Geri Perez

Assistant Stage Manager

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Justin Calla

Fight Choreographer

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Leo Chupin

Costume and Hair/Makeup Designer (they/them)

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Carmen Mancuso

Sound Designer

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Miles Keily-Baxter

Technical Director

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Elsa di Paola

Assistant Stage Manager

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Emily Fennell

Set Designer

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Kyra Evanochko

Costume and Hair/Makeup Designer (she/her)

TeamSA
  • What are the content warnings for this show?
    The musical addresses mature content including partial nudity, sex, sexual abuse, verbal abuse, rape, suicide, parental abuse, physical violence, abortion, teenage pregnancy, death, masturbation, religion, institutional violence, weaponry, and strong language.
  • Does this show use any special effects?
    This production utilizes haze and flashing lights.
  • How can I get involved with your Production team?
    At this time, our Production team for this season is complete! Stay tuned in the Spring for our crew call and in the early Summer for our next season's production call!
  • How can I support Contact further?
    We're so glad you asked! You can head over to our Donation page to make a contribution towards our organization. Any support is extremely appreciated.
  • I have more questions!
    We're happy to answer any questions you may have. Feel free to email us directly at info@contacttheatre.ca. If your question is specific to auditions, please email us at auditions@contacttheatre.ca.
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