The Stage Door Theatre
White Cloud, MI 49349
The purpose of Stage Door Players is to foster the education and entertainment of its members and members of the community in dramatic literature and spoken drama; to encourage and develop community interest in all forms of the theatrical arts; to provide methods and opportunities for its members to study the dramatic arts and cultural literature; and to produce, present and conduct plays and performances.
Stage Door Players began in 1964 and was first known as Fremont Civic Theater. Stage Door operates with a Board of Directors and an Executive Committee consisting of the president, vice president, secretary and treasurer of the board. All members are volunteers.
In July of 2002, Stage Door Players purchased its own theater. This building was first a movie theater and later a church within the city of
Stage Door Players currently presents at least four annual plays, publishes a regular newsletter for its members, and annually provides a free educational program that is available to the general public.
The members are active in community events such as White Cloud Homecoming Days, Fremont Baby Food Festival and other local community events or activities concerned with the arts as well as M-DOT Highway Cleanup.
In addition to its regular play season, Stage Door provides other entertainment such as radio shows, bringing in the Lakeshore Barbershop Chorus, and it’s recently implemented Improv Troupe--Playin' Fools which meets regularly to learn techniques and has started to present regular shows to the public.
Stage Door has rented its building for community events. Past usage of the building included a children's magic show (sponsored by the public library) Chamber of Commerce utilizing the building to crown its prince and princess for Homecoming Parade, and a puppet show held during the White Cloud Pow Wow.