/Chad Scheppner

About Chad Scheppner

Artistic Director, Theatre 31


By | 2018-04-17T11:02:36+00:00 April 17th, 2018|General|

THEATRE 31, in association with the JAMS-SMASH THEATRE COMPANY, proudly presents WILLY WONKA! The adventures of Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder, WILLY WONKA is a scrumptious treat for the [...]

Teaching Theatre Magazine

By | 2017-05-18T10:42:26+00:00 May 7th, 2017|General|

Artistic Director of Theatre 31, Chad Scheppner, has just been recognized in “Teaching Theatre” magazine.  In an article written by Jason Roher, (Who has contributed arts journalism to “American Theatre”, “Bitter Lemons”, “Breakdown Services”, and criticism for “Stage and Cinema”) Chad’s style of instruction is compared to that of Vsevolod Meyerhold, physical theatre visionary [...]

Anything Goes

By | 2017-04-24T23:47:50+00:00 April 24th, 2017|General|

JAMS-SMASH THEATRE presents ANYTHING GOES at Lincoln Middle School! ANYTHING GOES is a classic Boy-Meets-Girl story full of intrigue and comedy. The story is wrapped around one of Cole Porter's magical scores, featuring terrific numbers like IT'S DE-LOVELY, FRIENDSHIP, I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU, ANYTHING GOES, YOU'RE THE TOP, and BLOW GABRIEL [...]


By | 2017-04-25T23:05:19+00:00 January 19th, 2017|General|

GREASE is the Word! Join us this month for Lincoln Middle School Theatre’s production of one of the most fun and well-loved musicals of all time, GREASE! Where: Lincoln Middle School Auditorium 1501 California Ave. Santa Monica, 90403 When: Friday, January 27th, 7pm Saturday, January 28th, 2pm Saturday, January 28th, 7pm Sunday, January 29th, [...]

New Website

By | 2017-04-25T23:06:43+00:00 November 17th, 2016|General|

Welcome to our newly launched website and first news post! I’d like to begin by thanking the following people for their contributions:  Kaz Yoshida for designing the site, Jean Malanaphy for the Theatre 31 logo, Tristan Milani and Doggieman Media for creating our promo video, The Young Artist Recording Group, Mick Pacifici and Sam Najah [...]