Trollwood Players is a non-musical, summer theater opportunity for students. Each summer the Trollwood Players performs a collection of short plays/sketches to give each student in the program the opportunity to perform both large and ensemble roles. The goal of the Trollwood Players is to get to work with new people, to hone your acting and performance skills, and to have fun!  This summer’s performance is “The Best of Trollwood Sketch Comedy“.  Over the last 6 years, Trollwood Sketch Comedy students have written over 20 hilarious sketches during the summer.  These have only been showcased at Sun Celebration or Student Share Day.  This year the Trollwood Players, led by director Scott McClure, are excited to bring these student created projects to the stage for their largest audience yet!

When: July 18 – August 11, 2022
Where: Fargo South High School
Grades:   8th grade through 2022 graduated senior (all grades refer to 2021-2022 school year)
Orientation:  Participation is REQUIRED.  June 6, 9:00am-11:30am, at Trollwood.
Auditions: Program filled on a first come, first served basis.  Auditions will be held the first day to assign roles.
Rehearsal:  July 18-Aug 11, M-R, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Performances: August 10 & 11, 7:00pm at Fargo South High School

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Trollwood Performing Arts School is committed to safety and will monitor COVID-19 guidelines. Trollwood reserves the right to alter or cancel programming if deemed necessary. In the event of cancellation due to COVID-19, Trollwood will refund program registration fees. Otherwise, all registration fees are non-refundable.

Scott McClure

Trollwood Players Director

Scott McClure is a filmmaker, writer, & actor. A Fargo native, he created a popular web-series and a following on YouTube. Currently, he is working on several film projects with Trollwood Alumni and colleagues. He’s excited to be back as an instructor and in his new role as Trollwood Players Director.


Matt Smith
Trollwood Players Assistant Director/Stage Manager

Born and raised in Fargo, North Dakota, Matt is currently a student at NDSU double majoring in English education and theatre arts as well as a board member at the school’s own improv troupe. Matt’s goal is to become a high school teacher and director. As someone who has spent a couple summers in Trollwood and enjoyed them, Matt is excited to come back and spread the joy of Sketch Comedy and Theatre!

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