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Academy Productions are a chance for the next generation of performers to put their knowledge of theatrical craft and artistry into practice and gives them a chance to stand A.P.A.R.T. from their adult counterparts and have their moments in the spotlight to shine.
We offer students registered in our Academy Productions a rich collection of professional and personal development opportunities throughout the rehearsal process. Something new we will offer with every show your child is cast in, is An Actor's Lab Workshop tailored to the show they are in--this can include a Mini-Acting Masterclass or a Workshop with an Industry Guest Artist to gain valuable insight, tips, tricks, and insider knowledge they can then take and apply to their performances. Additionally, each production is staffed with experienced, dedicated, and professional teaching staff and coaches that help students learn, explore, and discover acting, dancing, and voice techniques and who are invested and committed to helping each student identify personal areas of strength and opportunity to help students improve their performances, confidence, and self-esteem.
AUDITION DATES :
GRADES 1 - 8 ON MARCH 13, 2021
AUDITION TIME: Sign-up on EZ register and follow the link to choose your time. Between 10:00a and 12:00p.
THIS CASTING CALL IS FOR YOUTH PERFORMERS 15 YEARS OLD AND YOUNGER*
(*Must be a current Elementary, Middle student)
***ALL AUDITIONS WILL REQUIRE THOSE AUDITIONING TO REGISTER ONLINE FOR A SPECIFIC TIME SLOT TO HELP US IN MAINTAINING PROPER SOCIAL DISTANCING AND ENSURING PROPER HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES PER LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL GUIDELINES. WALK UPS ARE DISCOURAGED FOR THIS AUDITION***
AUDITION LOCATION: STUDIO 237
237 Hamburg Turnpike, Pompton Lakes, NJ
**Please wear a facial covering**
**Please read the Academy Code of Conduct and COVID Reopening Procedures**
ALL THOSE AUDITIONING MUST:
DIRECTOR: Randi Seffinger
MUSIC DIRECTORS: TBA
CHOREOGRAPHERS: Terese Opiela
ABOUT THE SHOW
Something is slightly amiss in this comedic and fun cabaret style show, where roles are reversed and boys get to sing their hearts out as leading ladies and girls get to strut their stuff as leading men. If you've ever dreamed of being able to sing or perform a role traditionally designed for the opposite gender, this is the show for you!
**All race and ethnicities are encouraged to audition**
WHAT TO PREPARE FOR IN PERSON AUDITIONS:
Please prepare a 16 - 32 bar cut of a "gender bending" song. If you are a boy, please prepare a song that is traditionally sung or performed by a girl. If you are a girl, please prepare a song that is traditionally sung or performed by a boy. Please bring TRACK music in the correct key (CD, phone, etc.). An accompanist will NOT be available for this audition, so please do not bring sheet music. A capella singing is discouraged.
SELF TAPE VIDEO AUDITIONS ARE ALSO BEING ACCEPTED UP UNTIL ONE DAY PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED AUDITION DATES LISTED ABOVE.
Send Self Tapes to:
GRADES 1 - 8 PERFORM ON APRIL 30 / MAY 1
*ALL PERFORMANCES WILL BE INDOORS AT THE RHINO MAINSTAGE THEATRE*
*performers should be prepared and comfortable with wearing a mask or facial covering while singing and performing*
Audience attendance will be in person and/or via livestream access depending on current state, federal, and local guidelines and best practices that keep our audience and performers safe.
Rehearsals Mondays,Wednesdays,Thursdays,Saturdays - not all called to all rehearsals. Indoors with masks.