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Media Coverage of When Panic Attacks

On January 30, 2024, WPXI-TV Pittsburgh aired a story about When Panic Attacks as part of their “Breaking the Stigma” series. They filmed a performance of the show at Shaler Area Middle School and spoke with our board chair Amber Fantini, our tour actor Trevor Buda, and teacher Mr. Hellinger. Check out the coverage here!

Saltworks has a New Show about Anxiety that premiered in 2023


In February 2023, we premiered our new show for middle and high school audiences called When Panic Attacks, written by Tom  Long and directed by Kurt Stridinger. The show addresses the issues of anxiety, negative body image, and an unhealthy preoccupation with social media through the lives of four students and how they reached out for help. It is available for middle and high school audiences!

New Show, Wellness Warriors, continues to thrill young audiences

Written by our dynamic directing duo Devin Marshall and Kurt Stridinger, Wellness Warriors provides elementary students with the power to identify and tackle issues related to their physical and mental health.

Media Coverage of Off ‘Script

To listen to a Saltworks Radio Interview, Click Here.

To read a news article or view a news program about Off ‘Script, click here.

To read an article in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review about Saltworks’ performance of Off ‘Script at Mt. Pleasant Junior/Senior High School, click here.

To read an article in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette about Saltworks’ performance of Off ‘Script at Mt. Pleasant Junior/Senior High School, click here.

To see WTAE coverage of Saltworks’ performance of Off ‘Script at Mt. Pleasant Junior/Senior High School, click here.

To read an article in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review about Saltworks’ performance of Off ‘Script at Valley Junior/Senior High School in New Kensington, click here.

 

Young Actors Studio News

Spring Studio 2024 started on March 21st!

Check out our About Young Actors Studio page for more information and stay tuned for Summer Studio 2024 class dates!

The Young Actors Studio has performed the following shows:

Stuart Little
The Hobbit
WYAS Radio Hour Live
Robin Hood
James and the Giant Peach
Aladdin, Jr.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (photo gallery)
Honk! Jr. (photo gallery)
Alice in Wonderland (photo gallery)
Arabian Nights (photo gallery)
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (photo gallery)
Hamlet
The Twelve Dancing Princesses
The Just So Stories
Schoolhouse Rock Live, Jr.!
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Pirates of Penzance
The Phantom Tollbooth
Fiddler on the Roof, Jr.
Aesop’s Fables
Through the Looking Glass

Saltworks Players News

Saltworks Players has performed the following shows:

Live, Love, & Laugh
The Case of the Missing Bodies
Cotton Patch Gospel
Shadowlands
Murder in the Cathedral
The Gospel of Mark
Nativity on the Square
The Book of Jonah
The Foolish Wiseman
The Book of Ruth