April 16, 2024

Theater Companies

The Award-winning Riverdale Rising Stars teen program is the cornerstone for all things theatrical at the Riverdale Y: Riverdale Rising Stars, Riverdale Rising Stars Jr. and Riverdale Rep.  All three theater companies continue to bring quality productions to the Bronx and beyond.

Participation is by audition only. Each season audition information can be found on our website.  Check back often!

Our programs are tuition based.  See below for current tuition rates.

Riverdale Rising Stars

RRS - Hairspray

is our award-winning teen program.  The teen program is open to those who are age 12 and in 7th grade through age 18, High School Seniors.    The teens perform two Musicals throughout the regular season and a Summer Stock show each summer, which is open to current Rising Stars and Alumni who are still in College. 

 Our current tuition for RRS is $645 General, $595 Members 

Please note that we offer need-based scholarships and work-study programs for the teens.

Jr. Rising Stars

Junior RRS - Aladdin

Junior Rising Stars is our award winning Junior program.  RRS Jr. is open to children ages 7  to 11.   The Jr’s perform two musicals per season.  During our 2016-17 Season we will be dividing the Jr’s into two groups.  Our children who are ages 7-9 will perform one show and our children ages 9-11 will perform another. 

The Jr. Rising Stars rehearse on Sunday afternoons. As we get nearer to production time we add a weekday late afternoon rehearsal for some of the principle cast members.  Our tech week prior to opening we rehearse nightly.
The tuition for Jr. RRS is $545 General , $495 Members.
Please note that we offer need-based scholarships for Jr. Rising Star

Riverdale Repertory Company

Riverdale Rep - Rumors

Riverdale Repertory Company s our Adult Community Theatre Program for ages 18+.  Our Rep group performs two musicals per year; one being a Multi-Generational Musical which includes members of all of our Resident Theatre Companies.
The Rep typically rehearses Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays as needed.
There is no tuition for our Rep shows but we do request a membership fee of $145 per production.  The members of the Rep company also hold fundraisers throughout the year.