Theatre Under the Stars


Humphreys School OF mUSICAL thEATRE

Founded in 1996, The River provides affordable, accessible arts education to individuals with disabilities and their siblings.

After merging with TUTS in 2010, The River’s classes and opportunities expanded to include programming for young adults, an inclusive performance troupe that has performed at many notable events across the city including performing the National Anthem at a Houston Texans game, and the opportunity for students to perform in the TUTS mainstage productions. The River offers courses throughout the year in voice, dance, acting, and visual art.

Since 1972, the Humphreys School of Musical Theatre has been committed to providing the Houston area with the very best in theatrical training and performing arts education. It is the goal of HSMT to provide all students who walk through its doors a greater understanding of musical theatre and of themselves – equipping young people with the tools they need to be successful in whatever they choose to do in life.

Notable alumni of HSMT include Chandra Wilson (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Kevin Cahoon (“Glow,” “Nurse Jackie”), Stephanie Styles (Kiss Me Kate, Disney’s Newsies) and Sadie Sink (“Stranger Things”).