What is happening at DRT?

Durham Family Theatre changed its name to Durham Regional Theatre in 2014 and opened a new website at durhamregionaltheatre.com.

To learn all the latest news please subscribe to durhamregionaltheatre.com/blog/

To find out about our 2017-2018 Holiday Fundraiser go to durhamregionaltheatre.com/donate and read this letter: DRT hol fund ltr 2017

See you at the show!
Jenny Justice, artistic director


2017 Summer Camp Jobs with DRT

Photo of Nyilah by Satsuki “Sunshine” Scoville

Durham Regional Theatre is Interviewing for Two Summer Staff Positions

Assistant Camp Manager and Summer Lighting Director

Working with DRT Summer Theatre Camps is exciting and satisfying because you know you have made a positive difference, gained vital skills for the future and earned recognition for service to an established not-for-profit. DRT is an intentionally multi-racial and intergenerational arts and education organization serving Durham for seven years. The salaries are small – contract and stipend level – but the rewards are huge.

DRT Hiring Policy: DRT does not discriminate in regards to race, age, class, gender, sexual orientation, or special abilities. All are invited to apply for all positions.

DRT is grateful to the Durham Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts Council for their support of our vision and work.

Location of Jobs: All DRT Summer Theatre Camps 2017 are held at 927 W. Trinity Avenue, Durham, NC (Near Durham School for the Arts) in the fellowship hall of Trinity Ave. Presbyterian Church.

CLICK BELOW FOR SUMMER 2017 JOB DESCRIPTIONS: And go to our official Durham Regional Theatre website, durhamregionaltheatre.com/jobs/, to read all about it – and subscribe to our new blog:)





For complete Job Descriptions: Contact Person: Jenny Justice

  1. com/jobs/
  2. durhamregionaltheatre@gmail.com
  3. (919) 286-5717
  4. DRT, PO Box 61894, Durham, NC 27715


Positions will remain open until filled.

DRT Brings Back a Favorite & You Can Sing With Us!

brigid-flier-1-2017DRT is Looking for People of All Ages Who Love to Sing

“Brigid, the Legend Begins,” an original musical

Directed  and Written with Lyrics & Melodies by Jennifer Justice, Music Director/Vocal Arrangements, Joy Harrell-Goff. All Music Produced & Arranged by Michael D. Jones, Sr.

What:                 DRT is looking for people of all ages to sing with the very important and large chorus of an original musical. Some speaking parts available. If you are interested, simply come to our first rehearsal and sing with the cast. (For a full description of the play, read the attached copy of Cliff Bellamy’s Herald Sun article, “Telling Your Story.” Written 2/6/14)

When:                 Thursday, January 5, 2017, 6:15 – 8:30 pm

Where:               Auditorium of EK Powe Elementary School, 913 Ninth Street, Durham, NC                           (Plenty of free parking on the street and in small lots)

How:                   It is easy, arrive with the cast at 6:15 pm and sing with the chorus – you may be asked to sing some scales for us to establish what parts you will sing.

Roles for:            Chorus (Ages 7 yrs – adults)

Rehearsals:        Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays: 6:30 – 8:30 pm and Saturdays: 12:30 – 3:00 pm.

Show Dates:       Friday, Feb. 10 & 17, 2017, 7:00 pm; Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, 10 am educational matinee; Saturday, Feb. 11 & 18, 2017, 2:00 pm

Durham Regional Theatre is an intentionally multi-racial, not-for-profit theatre building community, character and careers since 2010. All of our plays include a multi-racial cast.

“Brigid, the Legend Begins,” was written with melodies and lyrics by DRT artistic director, Jennifer Justice. It is an exciting fantasy set in pre-Celtic Ireland that was first produced by DRT in winter 2014.

DRT Holiday Gifts Appeal 2016

Help Durham Regional Theatre Keep Giving This Season (Dec. 2016)

DRT is in our 7th season as an intentionally multi-racial and intergenerational community theatre, making a place for exciting talent to shine and grow. Like all small 501(c)3 arts organizations, funding is a steady challenge. Here is a video from some of our shows since 2010 and an appeal to help us keep giving. I promise it will make you feel good.  Jenny Justice





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Early Registration Open for Summer Camps 2017

Register for DRT’S popular Summer Theatre Camps between October 26 and November 26, 2016 for a 10% discount to the 2017 summer camps. For Registration and Camp Information go to durhamregionaltheatre.com/theatre-camps.

2017 Summer Camp Registration Form

Auditions for “Walk Two Moons” Sept. 8 & 10, 2016

For a “Walk Two Moons” Character Summary List, Two Moon Character Summary

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