Information on all Upcoming Auditions

All Summer Auditions will be held in-person on Saturday, May 29 from 9am – 2pm blocked in distanced groups by shows.  Video submissions will also be accepted for health concerns and/or time conflicts. Video Submissions must be received no later than MAY 22, 2021.  YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR ALL PRODUCTIONS. ONCE REGISTERED YOU WILL RECEIVE DETAILS ON TIME SLOTS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR SHOW. 

**All shows limited in size to comply with current CDC guidelines at the time of the program and are first come, first serve

 

Into the Woods, JR (Grades 5 and up)

AUDITION Preparations for Into the Woods, Jr.

**You may select any one of the below song choices for your audition and may sing your song with or without the background vocals.  **We want everyone to feel comfortable.  Please choose accordingly below which music tracks you wish to use.

  • Witches Rap
  • Steps of the Palace
  • Giants in the Sky
  • Stay with Me
  • Agony

Without background vocals:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfI43WZF-3U&list=PLPLvo8Tjvd_LhiqXvdALa5yHWFhLi_TmA

 
There is no dance audition for this show.  We may ask actors to do cold readings of characters during our in-person audition.  If you are submitting a video audition, you are welcome to show a character through your physical expressions, gestures and body language while you sing your audition song choice.  

Rehearsal period – July 5 thru July 23, weekdays from 9 – 12:30pm/Performance – July 23 at 7:00pm on the Academy Lawn.

Grades: 5 and up | Tuition: $297.00 | Location: On the lawn at 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Rehearsals: Monday thru Friday, 9 – 12:30, July 5 – July 23 | Performance Date: FridayJuly 23, 7:00pm | Performance Location: On the lawn at 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Tickets: Free Outside on the Lawn

Once on this Island, JR (Grades 5 and up)

AUDITION Preparations for Once on the Island, Jr.

**You may select any one of the below song choices for your audition and may sing your song with or without the background vocals.  **We want everyone to feel comfortable.  Please choose accordingly below which music tracks to use.

  • Waiting for life to begin
  • Rain
  • Mama will provide
  • Human Heart
  • Forever yours
With background vocals:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApHfJpvuOV4&list=PLkFwnnPcLDua6yAU9mPb2BkC-XefLfQQC

Without background vocals:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_6b6jwII2Q&list=PL6Vwfo8WqvpOMWWsgNoVOOxyeBk4AsFJX

The below link will show you the dance audition.  If you are coming in-person, you will have several times to work with Miss Maria on this dance.  If you are submitting, please do your best to video yourself performing the dance as it is shown here.  **Again, we know how scary the “audition” can feel…do not worry.   We are just trying to get a sense of your personality and current level of dance and voice. We are a family values centered, non-competitive program excited to help you meet new friends, have fun with cherished old ones and explore your love for the performing arts!!
 

Rehearsal Period – July 26 thru August 13, weekdays 9 – 12:30pm/Performance August 13 at 6:00pm on the Academy Lawn 

The musical theater fun continues for our second session, Once on this Island, Junior.  Perfect for the youth who loves singing and dancing and can never get enough.

Through almost non-stop song and dance, this full-hearted musical tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island, guide Ti Moune on a quest that will test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and even death.

This program is first come, first serve. Limited size based on most current CDC guidelines.  

Grades: 5th grade and up | Tuition: $297.00 | Location: 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Rehearsals: Monday thru Friday, 9 – 12:30pm July 26 thru August 13  | Performance Date: TBD | Performance Location: On the lawn at the Academy – 61 E. Main St, Clinton | Tickets: Not Yet On Sale

 

Summer Shakespeare: Taming of the Shrew (Grades 7 and up)

Rehearsal Period – Flexible evening schedule June 2 thru August 14

All actors must prepare a 2 minute comedic Classical monologue, preferably one from Taming of the Shrew but not required.

Grades: 7th grade and up | Tuition: $168.00 | Location: On the lawn at the Academy, 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Rehearsals: Flexible but generally Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 8:30pm | Performance Date: August 7 & 8 | Performance Location: In the Gardens at Old Brick, CHS – 103 E. Main St. | Tickets: Free 

Summer High School Production: Anything Goes (Grades 8 and up) 

Flexible evening rehearsals schedule June 2 thru August 7

This program is first come, first serve. Limited size based on most current CDC guidelines.

Grades: 8th grade and up | Tuition: $325.00 | Location: In-Person on the lawn at 61 E. Main Street – The Academy Building, Clinton CT | Rehearsals: Tuesdays/Thursdays 5:00 – 7:00pm | Performance Dates: August 6 & 7 | Performance Location: On the lawn at the Academy – 61 East Main St, Clinton | Tickets: Free Outside on the Lawn