Weathervane Theatre Youth Programs & Education entertain and offer young professionals and children an opportunity to learn, grow and explore.

Windsock Camp

Patchwork Players

Student Matinees

Windsock Camp

Enrollment Now Open!

The Weathervane maintains a commitment to children and young audiences not only by including ‘family-friendly’ professional Mainstage productions and offering a full summer of children’s theatre by the Patchwork Players but also by continuing to develop and promote a wide range of performance and learning experiences.

For children with an active imagination and interest in theatre arts, Windsock Camp offers day camp sessions for a range of ages and abilities. An experienced staff provides direction and learning through a variety of play and class settings.

Windsock Summer Camp

July 15 - 26, 2024

Play. Learn. Perform!

Giggle and grow with a theatrical education and summer-camp experience! 

Windsock Summer Camp

The Camp Show

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 10 AM

For ages 6-17!  Running 9-4, the camp day will be divided into blocks of rehearsal for the camp show and blocks of instruction from Weathervane guest and resident artists covering all aspects of theatre (dance, music, Shakespeare, tech, etc.), strengthening the connection between the campers and the Weathervane resident company. Lunch not provided. One and two-week sessions available. 

Note: Only campers enrolled in Week 2 will be in the camp show. 


Grace Livingston Kramer (she/her)


Weathervane’s company manager, Grace, returns for her fourth summer with Windsock. Grace is a member of Weathervane’s acting company and previously directed shows for Patchwork Players. Outside of Weathervane, Grace recently served as the Managing Director for Education at Maine’s Penobscot Theatre Company. In addition to overseeing their youth theatre programming (Dramatic Academy), Grace choreographed many Dramatic Academy productions, including The Addams Family, SpongeBob, and Coraline. She is a founding member of HEART Global, a non-profit focused on connecting students worldwide through music. Her music outreach non-profit work has taken her all over North America, Europe, and Japan, teaching students of all ages.

Nick Deapo (he/him)


Nicholas Deapo returns to the Weathervane for his third season. In addition to being a camp director, Nicholas is also Weathervane’s Box Office Manager and a member of the acting company. On-stage credits include Jersey Boys (Joe Pesci), Blood Brothers (Sammy), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Demetrius). Deapo has been a guest teaching artist and performer throughout the Upper Atlantic and New England regions. As an actor and multi-instrumentalist, he gives lessons and classes covering many performance areas, ranging from comedy improvisation to stage combat to music lessons (voice, piano, drums, composition/songwriting). Nicholas holds a BFA from Nazareth University in Musical Theatre with minors in Entertainment Recording Industry and Contemporary Commercial Music and trained with the New York Film Academy in Walt Disney World.

Emma Aldrich Jordan

Emma returns to Weathervane for her second season as the Patchwork Stage Manager and as a scenic artist. Emma has been an educator and artist in the Northeast and Midwest since 2017. Her educational experience includes time as a preschool teacher aide and a substitute teacher. In the North Country Jordan ran an afterschool art program in Littleton and her local freelance artwork can also be seen at Alburritos Restaurant, Topic of the Town Restaurant, and The Franconia Coffee House in Littleton and Franconia. Emma was previously a Windsock camper.

Patchwork Players

Family-friendly, kid-centric shows at the Weathervane and on the road July 3rd – August 23rd

Featuring the members of the Weathervane Intern Program, Patchwork Players features four family-friendly productions that will play this summer at the Weathervane and on the road throughout the North Country.



This year our beloved Patchwork Players will take the stage outside! Pack a lunch, bring a blanket and join us Fridays at 11 AM this summer for our beloved TYA series. Should the weather prevent an outdoor performance being held, alternate accommodations will be made. Contact the box office for more info.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Road trips made possible by the sponsorship of Crosstown Motors, Littleton, NH at CROSSTOWN MOTORS

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Student Matinees

Experience Broadway in your backyard at Weathervane Theatre

The Mainstage student matinees introduce students to professional, high-quality theatre productions right here in the North Country!

Exposure to professional theatre nurtures compassion, self awareness, tolerance, and provides essential tools for students to become strong, influential leaders of the future. Our student matinees can accommodate up to 250 people. All student matinees include a curated talkback upon request.

ROMEO & JULIET is suitable for ages 8+. 

Student matinees can be arranged for most Season 59 titles. Contact Weathervane Producing Artistic Director Ethan Paulini at [email protected] for more information. 

School Matinees at Weathervane Theatre


Ticket prices are based on size of group and can start for as little as $7.90 per student. There are complimentary chaperone tickets available for every 12 student tickets. Additional ticket subsidies available. Contact Weathervane Producing Artistic Director Ethan Paulini at [email protected] for more info.

Romeo & Juliet

By William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s classic love story comes to the Weathervane stage in an exciting new production! The power of love and the peril of hate write the destiny of these star-crossed lovers in this timeless tale directed by Nathaniel P. Claridad.

Monday, September 23 | Wednesday, September 25 | Friday, September 27 | Monday, September 30

Guys & Dolls

A Musical Fable of BroadwayBased on a Story and Characters of Damon Runyon
Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling

Hailed as the perfect musical comedy with a legendary score, this Tony-winning favorite follows a colorful bunch of gamblers, gangsters, and showgirls in a wild game of chance and romance in Damon Runyon’s mythical New York City.

Tuesday, September 26 | Wednesday, September 27 | Friday, October 6