KVPAC

Using Theatre to Overcome Autism

Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center offered a new class this past summer, one that they will continue to offer, and indeed, expand upon once the regular school starts.  Called Theatre For Life, it is a full series of classes for tweens on the Autism spectrum being taught by Ann Marie Morris, a Theatre Performance graduate from SUNY Fredonia and formerly a teacher at The Arbor, a private school for Special Needs children.  “This class […]

KVPAC Wins National Awards

Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center (KVPAC) Community Theatre Encore Players represented Region VI at the American Association of Community Theatre Festival (AACTFest) National competition in Rochester, MN this weekend with its production of “Answers” by Tom Topor. Several awards of special distinction were awarded to the KVPAC “Answers” cast and crew. Joshua Schorejs won the “Outstanding Achievement in Direction;” Kari Perez, KVPAC’s Theatre Production Manager, accepted the award for “Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Design;” […]

Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center’s Encore Players to present The Gingerbread Lady

Cast rehearsing The Gingerbread Lady, Michele Broussard, Jack Strickland, Vanessa Morales-Knight, and Briana Moloney

June 2 through 4, Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center (KVPAC), Encore Players, Katy’s Award-Winning Community Theatre, will present The Gingerbread Lady, by Neil Simon, directed by Joshua Shorejs. Show times are June 2 and 3 at 8:00pm and June 4 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $18 for Adults, $15 for Seniors (55+) and Students, and $12 for groups of 10 or more. The Gingerbread Lady is a dark drama with comic overtones centering on Evy Meara […]

Game of Tiaras at KVPAC April 21 and 22

Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center’s (KVPAC) Prelude COMPANY, students ages 8-18, with little or no acting experience but a desire to learn and experience the acting craft, perform, April 21 and 22. This KVPAC Production of Game of Tiaras, by Don Zolidis, is a comic story about when the aging king of a Magical Kingdom (England) decides to split his empire between his three daughters, Cinderella, Belle, and the Snow Queen (who in no […]

Katy Visual And Performing Arts Center Has Opened Registration For Summer Camp 2017

Summer is always an adventure at the KVPAC. It’s one of Katy’s best kept secrets and the premiere fine arts focused 10 week summer camp in the West Houston area. The summer program utilizes visual arts and theater as the basis for summer fun for children ages 3 to 18. KVPAC established in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization offers art classes including drawing, Minecraft, jewelry making, and crafts; theatre classes include plays, technical […]

KVPAC’S Award Winning Community Encore Players Wins Biennial State Competition March 18, 2017

Gregory J. Magyar, KVPAC’s Executive Artistic Director who was in the show that won in 2015 and received an ‘All Star Cast’ award returned this year with Trenton Stephenson and James Duncan under the direction of Joshua Schorejs, a director and teacher at KVPAC, who won the 2017 Excellence in Directing Award.

Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center (KVPAC) Encore Players, Katy’s award winning community theatre, won the Texas state competition of the Biennial American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) Fest hosted by Texas Nonprofit Theatre this past weekend in Lewisville, Texas.  KVPAC competed with the one act play, Answers, by Tom Topor. KVPAC needs your support through a charitable donation as we move forward to compete at the AACTFest Regional level in Lafayette, LA April 7, […]

High School Musical 2 at KVPAC March 3 – 5 

KVPAC’s Spring season opens with High School Musical 2 which performs next weekend, March 3rd – 5th. This KVPAC Production features student actors from several Katy ISD schools. ”High School Musical was a sold-out show for KVPAC last summer and the cast had a great time performing the show. The students kept asking me to include High School Musical 2 in the Spring season”, said Gregory Magyar the Executive Artistic Director for KVPAC. Mr. Magyar […]

KVPAC presents On the Verge; or The Geography of Yearning

10 through 12, Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center (KVPAC), Encore Players, the Award-Winning Community Theatre of KVPAC, will present On the Verge; or The Geography of Yearning, directed by Morgan Midkiff. Show times are February 10 and 11 at 8:00 p.m. and February 12 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $18 for Adults, $15 for Seniors (55+) and Students, and $12 for groups of 10 or more. On the Verge; or, The Geography of Yearning is […]

The 39 Steps

39 Steps Cast Photo

Katy, TX (January 8, 2017) – January 20 through 22, Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center (KVPAC), Encore Players, the Community Theatre of KVPAC, will present The 39 Steps, directed by Heather Villano. Show times are January 20 and 21 at 8:00pm and January 22 at 2:00pm.  Tickets are $18 for Adults, $15 for Seniors (55+) and Students, and $12 for groups of 10 or more. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, […]

KVPAC’s 1st Annual Wicked Weekend

The Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center kicks off a plethora of ghoulishly fun events at KVPAC’s 1st Annual Wicked Weekend on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 10:00 am. Located at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center Complex at 2501 S Mason Rd, Ste. # 290, KVPAC is a community arts center right in Katy’s own beautiful backyard. Event activities include something for everyone to enjoy, kids and adults alike. Costumed children of all ages are […]