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Touring Ensemble

Touring Ensemble

Touring Ensemble

Touring Ensemble


This dedicated company of performers showcases their talents year-round at a variety of events held in the Richmond Community. Ensemble members participate in weekly rehearsals consisting of training in theatre, music, and dance. Lead by Director Allison Beckett and Music Director Ryan Blevins, the SPARC Touring Ensemble gains experience performing in dynamic settings, building the adaptability and composure necessary for live, public performance.

Touring Ensemble members audition for the group every year around August. For more information regarding the group or for performance inquiries, contact Allison Beckett at abeckett@sparcrichmond.org.


March 25 Gala with VCU Children’s Hospital (Private event)

April 8 Dominion Energy Family Easter at Maymont

April 14 Gala for the Disability Law Center of Virginia (Private event)

May 13 Talent Show supporting Eden Village of Richmond at Hardywood Craft Brewery

May 20 National Anthem with the Richmond Flying Squirrels at The Diamond

June 9 Final Bow: A Senior Celebration at SPARC


“Experiences through SPARC have changed our child’s life for the better in so many ways – she’s no longer a shy, quiet child – she loves the stage, public speaking, singing, dancing and acting and hopes to continue for many years to come.”
SPARC parent

Frequently Asked Questions

Do students have to re-audition each year for Touring Ensemble?

No, students do not have to re-audition every year. Students will be asked to attend a “Returning Student” meeting at the end of the year to talk about their intention to continue with the group and what they’d like to see with the group in the future.

What is the age range for Touring Ensemble?

We welcome auditions from students in 8th to 12th grade.

For additional inquiries, please contact us at abeckett@sparcrichmond.org.