Scholarship Deadline Reminder

Just a reminder for local high school and college students applying for The Carnegie Players Garrity-Laird Scholarship.

The Carnegie Players scholarship is awarded to a student who is a resident of the Rensselaer Central School district, whether that student attends public school, private school, Christian school or is home-schooled.  The scholarship is also available to a current full time College student who was previously a resident of the Rensselaer Central School district.

The scholarship is awarded annually to a student pursuing studies in Performing Arts or Theater Arts at the College level and must have participated in theater in school or community organizations.  Preference is given to applicants who have been active with The Carnegie Players.

Scholarship applications are available at Jordan’s, 324 S. College Ave., Rensselaer, The Carnegie Players website ( or in our Facebook page files.  For students that do not have access to the RCHS Guidance office, you may submit your application online at or you may leave it at Jordan’s, 324 S. College Ave., Rensselaer.

The deadline has been extended to April 28, 2017

Summer Musical Announced!!

The Carnegie Players Board of Directors wish to announce that JOSEPH and the AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT will be produced on August 3, 4 and 5, 2017 in the R.C.H.S. Auditorium.

Back by popular demand, Jon Clevenger will be Director and Bernard Sell is Music Director. Auditions will be early May and rehearsals will begin early June with production nights of August 3, 4 and 5 2017. We will be offering for the first time “off-site auditions” for college students, with audition dates and further details to be announced soon.

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, “Joseph” promises to bring the audience singing and swinging in their seats. Cast requirements are: Narrarator, Joseph, Jacob, Eleven Brothers, Potiphar, Mrs. Potiphar, The Baker, The Butler, Pharaoh, Wives, 2 Ishmaelites, Male Ensemble, Female Ensemble, and a large Childrens Chorus. All ages are invited to audion for Joseph .

Mark this date on your calendar now. Questions? Contact Ron Jordan at