For Good Performance Troupe
Now in our second decade, the For Good Performance Troupe is a shining star in our program line-up. This vital platform has delivered the opportunity for persons with Down syndrome to participate in musical theater and performance activities, while offering the broader community the opportunity to attend the performances and celebrate with us.
The passion and skill with which director Krista Wilkinson founded the program is essential, and a large part of the program’s longevity and vitality. By her side, Assistant Director Rocky Landers brings passion and steadfast commitment to the program year after year.
The For Good Performance Troupe cultivates speech skills, independence, empowerment, and cognitive development. The instruction and coaching offer an unmatched experience for the participants. Our Troupes have gained tremendous experience with the stage and their confidence and comfort in performing is inspiring. When we have a demand, we run the "For Good Beginnings" unit dedicated to younger troupe members (under the age of 13).
The pandemic didn’t slow us down! We made good use of Zoom (photo top right) to continue the amazing Troupe tradition. Our Spring 2022 Performance transitioned to a hybrid model that included Zoom along with in-person performers. The For Good Performance Troupe program has proven priceless.
Where We Perform
The Troupe has grown steadily since its launch in 2011. In addition to our Spring and Fall Performances, we have appeared at Penn State University, on WTAJ Central PA Live, the Fairmount School, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, the Opening Ceremony for Pennsylvania Special Olympics (photo, directly right), at Hoops for Hope and Step Afrika (photo right, second from top) and more. We especially love to perform for our own community too, with performances at CRDSS annual events such as the 3-21 Dance and Annual Buddy Walk (photo right, bottom).
We are launching our Fall 2022 season currently and excited to be back in person! We’d love to welcome new members to try this fun activity. No previous performing experience is necessary
Days & Times
We will meet every Saturday from 11am - Noon, starting September 10, 2022. Our Live Fall Performance will be November 17-18-19, TBD
Rehearsals are held at the NEW Delta Program, located at the SCASD high school complex (not the old Delta building). Masking will follow the SCASD policy.
Email director Krista Wilkinson for more information at CCDSS2011@gmail.com.