Auditions were a huge success and a joy for us! Thank you to everyone who showed up. Whether you are cast in this play or not, we sincerely appreciate your support and efforts. We will have a place for you in this or an upcoming production!

East Texas Performing Arts announces open auditions for teens and young adults for the original play “The Throwaway Children” written, directed, and choreographed by Sara Whitaker. Auditions are at 5PM on Sunday, July 8, at First United Methodist Church, Jefferson, 305 W. Henderson St.

“The Throwaway Children” highlights the brutality of human trafficking and the radical, enduring mercy of God.

Performance date for this original play is August 25 in Tyler, Texas.

It is a fundraiser for Refuge of Light, a 501c3 mental health facility/permanent foster home for trafficking survivors and their babies, where they receive restorative and holistic care.