Starts Saturday, February 11, mandatory orientation for parents and kids at 2pm
rehearses every Saturday from 2 to 5 pm, starting Feb 11 (Culver Park West)
some additional rehearsals on Friday afternoons from 4-6:30 for individual songs and scene work (at Veterans Memorial Building)
4 performances on May 18-20 at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium

workshop tuition cost: $495 for CC residents, $506 for non-CC res, payable to City of Culver City, at the CC Parks and Recreation Office, 4227 Overland, CC 90230  
(310)  253-6650 Registration is now OPEN!

Materials fee $350 payable to dee-Lightful Productions at Feb 11  mandatory orientation
total cost: $845 for CC residents, $851 for non-CC residents.

Announcing our Spring Workshop and Show:

Dear Edwina, jr.  
book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler, music by Zina Goldrich 
directed and choreographed by Allegra Williams, produced by Dolores Aguanno
Dear Edwina follows the adventures of plucky advice-giver-extraordinaire, Edwina Spoonapple, as she directs the neighborhood kids in a series of buoyant production numbers for the latest edition of her weekly "Advice-a-Palooza,” right from her garage! Edwina and her friends share wisdom on everything from trying new foods to making new friends through clever, catchy and poignant songs. Funny, heartwarming...LOTS of roles (30-plus) and LOTS of vocal solos!!!

Starts Saturday, Feb 11, performances May 18-20
mandatory orientation fro everyone and preliminary auditions for new students on Feb 11.
Registration is now open at CC Parks and Recreation Office at 4117 Overland Ave, Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Sat-Sun 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


The total workshop cost is in two parts and must be paid to two separate entities:
Workshop tuition: $495 for CC residents, $506 for non-Culver City residents,
   payable to "City of Culver City" at the Parks & Rec office
Materials fee: $350 for everyone, non-refundable, 
   payable to "dee-Lightful Productions" and due at February 11 orientation
   Materials fee covers cost of scripts, music, some production costs, etc.

Total workshop cost for Culver City residents is $845
Total workshop cost for non-Culver City residents is $851

Regular workshop hours are 2:00-5:00 PM on Saturdays, beginning on February 11
Plan for some additional rehearsals on Friday afternoons after school, and extended Saturday hours as we approach the performances in May.
Rehearsals on Saturday afternoons are located at Culver West Alexander Park, 4162 Wade Street, in Culver City.
Rehearsals on weekday afternoons are located at the Veteran's Memorial Complex, 4117 Overland Ave, in Culver City.  

Performances will be on May 18- 20, 2017
Please also note we will have extra rehearsals in the week leading up to the performances!

We will have a mandatory orientation for workshop participants and one parent or guardian on the first day, February 11, 2017, starting at 2:00 PM. Materials fees are due at this time, please bring a check for $350 made out to "dee-Lightful Productions." The orientation will last for about an hour, after which parents may leave. Preliminary auditions for participants will be immediately following the orientation and are for placement only; everyone will be cast in the show!  Please plan to sing a verse of a song you are comfortable singing, we prefer songs from musicals, but the choice is up to you!


For Culver City residents, registration opens on December 5, 2015.

For non-Culver City residents, registration opens on December 12, 2015.
In order to be a confirmed member of the spring 2016 workshop, you must register in person at the Culver City Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Service, located at:
4117 Overland Avenue (behind Veterans' Memorial Building)
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 253-6650

Current hours are 11:30 AM - 6:30 PM Monday through Friday and 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saturdays.
Hours subject to change, please call ahead to confirm they are open!

If you are not already on our e-mail list and you would like to be updated about future dee-Lightful performances, camps and workshops, please send an e-mail to and ask to be on the mailing list. We will be happy to do so!
Dear Edwina
SPRING workshop 2017, 
Dear Edwina, jr. book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler, music by Zina Goldrich 
directed and choreographed by Allegra Williams, produced by Dolores Aguanno              

Produced in collaboration with Music Theatre International and 
the Culver City Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Community Services

dee-Lightful Productions is dedicated to 
quality musical theater experience for children 7-17