VTG Youth Group
March 15, 2008


  • VTG Members
  • $5 yearly dues (August thru July)
  • Ages: In the 9th grade in August – 20 years old

Leadership Positions

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Youth Member on Board (Liaison to the BOD, only position voted by VTG general membership, the other positions will be voted on by youth group who meet the requirements of being in the group)

Learning Environment – Where We See the Group Going

  • Read plays, discuss how to direct it, why would you direct it that way
  • Have students read parts of the play, work on character development, motivation, etc.
  • Help raise money to attend MTF and maybe Perform at MTF
  • Have different experts come in to talk to them
  • Ok to discuss and act out possible “controversial” plays
  • Have competitions between 1 act plays where the audience votes
  • Individuals learn monologues which will help them in college when they try out for plays.

Other Information

  • Main Stage Production of the Board of Directors will oversee the group
  • More intense than FTT (this is for the older kids)
  • Meeting at least once a month except during FTT
  • Go to the openings of VTG plays (as a group, or not)
  • Go see other plays at other venues (some professional & some community
    • Afterwards critique play
  • Financially Self Supporting
    • Garage Sales
    • Concessions
    • Workshops for Girl Scouts/Boy Scouts
    • Plays
  • Assist Main Stage Plays Building Sets
  • Critique upcoming plays for Directors (with Directors permission)
  • Clean theater before productions

Upcoming Year

  • Name the Group (VTG Board will have to Approve)
  • Perform 1 to 2 Plays
    • Raise money for Scripts, Royalties, Set
    • Ticket Sales will be Split between Youth Group and VTG
    • Rehearse around Main Stage Plays
  • Attend MTF
    • Parents as Supervisors
    • Pay for it yourself

Next Events

  • Southern Discomfort
    • Tonight at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm
    • Pay close attention to the monologues
  • Gold in the Hills is putting up their set tomorrow, March 16 at 6:30 pm
  • Next Meeting will be in April/May.  We will post the date on the VTG website and email.
  • Importance of Being Earnest
    • Opportunity to Help with Set
    • Shows May 9-11 and May 16-18
    • Try to see Opening Night, Discussion Afterwards