Once on this Island – performing at the Yellow Box Theatre!
For Grades 6 – 10
February 15 – May 18, 2014
Saturdays 9:30am – 12:00pm at SPA with Miss Susie (SJ) and Miss Jamie
AUDITIONS: Saturday, February 15th at 9:30am.
Join us to learn and work your audition material from the show; you do not need to prepare anything!
Book by Lynn Ahrens, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Music by Stephen Flaherty
With its poignant story and catchy Caribbean flavored score, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND JR. is a feast for the heart, mind, and soul and is a wonderful ensemble piece of Musical Theatre! The highly original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid garnered eight Tony nominations for its Broadway run, including Best Musical, Book and Score.
SHOW CHOIR AUDITIONS
Auditions for Main Melody & The Fluffernutters
Saturday, August 17 beginning at 10:00am
Fluffernutters – Grades 3-6
Main Melody – Grades 6-9
SPA’s own Show Choirs – The Fluffernutters & Main Melody – return for another Smash Season! This high energy, fast paced choir will knock your socks off with fun! Show Choir is all the rage these days… not to mention the best way to get your glee on!! Students will learn proper breathing, posture, and vocal technique as well as choreography designed for show choirs. The group’s repertoire includes Contemporary, Broadway and Popular Pop songs of today and yesterday. Members receive 2 1/2 hours each week of vocal rehearsal and dance/choreography class in working to produce their showcase within each performance season. This ensemble takes part in public performances at holiday time, spring and summer, and at various community events – they have graced the stages of Disney World, Navy Pier, The Museum of Science & Industry, Naperville’s own Hometown Holidays and more!
Please call The School of Performing Arts’ Business Office at 630.717.6622 for more information and to schedule an Audition appointment.
Tuition: $440 / semester (Music and Materials $85 / year and Costumes cost TBD)
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 4:15-6:30pm – Studio D / Sondheim
Show Choir is a school year long commitment.
We strongly encourage all those ‘new’ to Show Choir to take the Show Choir Boot Camp for ages 8-12.
YOUTH MUSICIANS AUDITIONS
Calling All Music Students!
Are you looking for ways to put those private lessons to good use?
Do you want to make new friends who share the same passion for music as you do?
Do you want to learn more about the art of playing in an ensemble?
If you said YES to these questions… then The School of Performing Arts’ Youth Musicians is the perfect opportunity for you!
The School of Performing Arts’ Youth Musicians is designed for students of the late elementary through advanced playing levels. Weekly, one hour rehearsals focus on rhythmic and listening skills, intonation, technique, and ensemble performance skills. Ensembles take part in public performances and local community event throughout the Chicagoland are during the holiday, spring and summer months. Members are required to attend all rehearsals and performances September through June. Please consider this time commitment before auditioning or rejoining the group.
Rehearsals will take place on a weekly basis. A schedule will be formulated depending on the availability of each group. Returning ensemble members are automatically accepted into the program for the following year. New members must attend a placement audition.
Current events now under consideration include performances at Naper Settlement, Dupage Children’s Museum, and Navy Pier. In addition, our ensembles traveled to Ann Arbor Michigan to perform in the Spring of 2012 and Cleveland, Ohio in 2013. A similar tour will be planned for the 2013-2014 school year. The location will be announced at a later date.
Audition dates for the 2013-2014 season will take place August 1, 2013.
Please call 630.717.6622 for further information.
Tuition: $300 / 18 week semester (additional $40 yearly materials fee)
Students will be responsible for providing their own concert attire.
The School of Performing Arts’ Youth Musicians perform throughout the Chicagoland area. Contact us if you are in need of entertainment for your upcoming event!