Mission: The Barrymore-honored Vagabond Acting Troupe (V.A.T.) is a physical-based experimental theater company which presents works for children, families and adults throughout Pennsylvania and surrounding states. The troupe operates out of offices in Morgantown, PA, and runs workshops and a production series dedicated to their home community at Rt. 82 and Fairview Road, Honey Brook, PA - serving the tri-county tip of Lancaster, Berks and Chester Counties. In addition to a main stage series, V.A.T offers an extensive touring schedule and community residency program. We are an educational theatrical ensemble whose mission is to create exciting physical productions to rouse the imagination, to inspire the next generation of theater artists, and to share access to theatrical training to our region's children and adults.
Results: Two years ago we moved into our own space. We have spent the last year putting in new seats (removed old church pews), putting a lighting grid in the air, bringing in a portable stage, while also presenting 12 different productions for our community, touring to local senior homes and schools and sharing performing arts training with over 300 K-12 students.
Programs: Production workshop, pre professional acting program, touring shows for schools, professional ensemble, playwright development project, Jackie Kay Knox Memorial Scholarship project, and more!
Vagabond Acting Troupe has a long history of exceptional theatrical creativity and service to the community not only through providing topnotch entertainment but also through training young actors in a professional way, and not only through acting and training in the technical aspects of theater but through writing their own material, such as the wonderful production some years back of "The Art of War" and the new myth musical "Zeusical". I'm happy to have seen their shows since the troupe began, and I'll always be a supporter.