Welcome to Detour Company Theatre!

Detour is committed to making a journey in the arts possible to all by creating authentic, accessible theatre opportunities. 

BRAVO SCHOOL OF ROCK ACTORS AND COACHES!!

A little post-show note from Sam - 

"Hooray we did it... we rocked the house  - We are honored thrilled and inspired... here's to Stephen, to Fistful of Ketchup Packets, to our Set team, Prop team, Costume team, Hospitality team,  Musicians, Directors, Coaches, Front of House Team and most all Actors -  THANK YOU!!!! Bravo... you  opened hearts and shimmered BRILLIANTLY with a magic words can't begin to describe. 

Helen Keller said, 'When we do the best we can we never know what miracle is wrought in our life or in the life of another.'  She was right - you all have changed this world for the better.  You, each of you, are miracle makers!!!!  Always more thanks, s"

About Detour Company Theatre

Coming Up.... Summer Program!

There will be 2 different classes offered this summer to new and experienced Detour actors.  All classes take place at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (2310 N 56th St. Phoenix 85008)


Class 1 - MUSIC & MOVEMENT

Mondays & Thursdays 4:00-5:30

July 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19. 23, 27

cost $10/session or $75 for all 8  

scholarships available    


Class 2 - IMPROVISATION FOR THE ACTOR

Wednesdays 4:00-5:30

July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8

cost $10/session 

scholarships available

Donate to Detour!

Detour makes sure that every performance is free to the public and that no actor is ever turned away for lack of funds.  In order to continue to provide authentic theatre experiences for our actors and to share these experiences with the greater community, Detour relies on the generosity of donors. 


There are so many ways to support the awesome mission of Detour Company Theatre!  We accept one time and monthly donations, offer tribute and memorial options, and we have partnerships with companies such as Amazon and Fry's.  There are many non-momentary ways to support our program as well. 


Click the red button to learn more!

Detour in the Media - Awards and More

Congrats to our founder and Artistic Director, Sam, who was just named the winner in the "Individual" category in this year's Governor's Arts Awards


Detour is also getting noticed!  As an organization, we are honored to have been recognized both locally and nationally... see what people are saying!

SAM - 2018 INDIVIDUAL HONOREE - GOVERNOR's ARTS AWARDS

Enjoy this video that was presented at this year's Governor's Arts Award when Sam was honored as this year's winner in the Individual category. Thanks to our board president, Jill Mapstead, for the great commentary and congrats to Sam!! (and congrats Detour actors and coaches... this award is yours too!!)

Comments from our actors

"I like acting because it allows me to become someone else." - Andrea May


"You just have to believe in yourself and have a great time." - Brian Brett


"I like to be seen" - Christopher Forrest


"I want to fulfill a dream since I was little, of being an actress." - Jenna Jenkins


"After I saw 'FOOTLOOSE', I wanted to be a part of this." - Sarah Putsky


"I love to be around people and love to sing." - Eric Nunn

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Detour Company Theatre

PO BOX 697 Scottsdale, AZ 85252

(480) 277 - 2593