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PERFORMANCE DATES

August 3-5 & 10-12

AUDITIONS

  • Performer Auditions: April 28-29 and May 4-6
  • Dance Auditions: Sunday May 6th (Signups post TBD)
  • Callbacks: Sunday May 6th
  • Audition Location: TBD
  • Tech Team signups: Please select time slot through audition link below. Tech team members do not need to show up for auditions and will be contacted after casting.

AUDITIONS MAY NOT EXCEED THREE MINUTES.  Performers, please prepare a cut of a contemporary musical theatre song and a short speech or monologue (extremely young children can recite a poem or tell a joke). Singing auditions will be a capella (no accompaniment). Pop songs are allowed, but keep in mind that we are looking for songs that tell a story and can show your voice and acting.

CASTING

  • Performers between the ages of 5 and 20 are eligible to audition
  • Many roles will be double-cast
  • Some principal roles, conventionally played by boys, will be played by girls.
  • Both casts are required to attend all rehearsals
  • Dancers: Dancers may do a dance-only audition. However, all dancers are strongly encouraged to sign up for a singing/acting audition (even if not comfortable singing and acting).

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

  • June 25-August 12 (Principals and Chorus)
  • July 16-August 12 (Young Ensemble)
  • June 25-August 13 (Tech Team)
  • Monday – Friday 9am-4pm with lunch from 12-1pm
  • Rehearsals/performances located at Western Connecticut State University’s Visual and Performing Arts Center – 43 Lake Avenue Extension – Danbury, CT  06811

TUITION

  • $1,000 (Principals, Singing Chorus and Dance Ensemble)
  • $600 (Young Ensemble)
  • $600 (Tech Team)
  • $50 discount for siblings
  • Financial aid available

ARC PROGRAM

ARC is our year-round character development program designed to empower children to recognize and develop their strengths, build confidence and effectively manage their emotions. Our summer session includes ARC and other educational activities for all cast/crew.

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