FALL MAINSTAGE MUSICAL – For ages 8 – 18
Fall MainStage Musical – The Wizard of Oz
Tuesday, September 2 6:30pm
Thursday, September 4 7:30pm
Saturday, September 6 9:30am
Callbacks: Sunday, September 7 in the evening
To schedule an Audition appointment please call the SPA Business Office at 630.717.6622 after July 20.
Audition Form (click here)
Audition Sides/Scenes (click here)
Rehearsals begin Wednesday, September 10 at 7:00pm; a Rehearsal Schedule will be created and handed out at our first meeting – rehearsals will generally be held on Wednesday evenings, Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons.
Tech/Dress Rehearsals: Sunday, November 23 – Friday, November 28 (no rehearsal November 26 or November 27)
Performances: Saturday, November 29 at 2:00 and 7:00pm and Sunday, November 30 at 1:00pm
Audition “Everything an Actor Needs to Know to get the Part” in Acting and Music Theatre: Following the GUIDEPOSTS in Michael Shurtleff’s “Audition”
For Grades 7 – 12
Prepare yourself for any audition. This class will follow the book and guideposts from one of the best tools in the business – “Audition”. Participants will be required to purchase the book and will work throughout the session to incorporate the guideposts, along with touching on the tangible necessities of the audition process. Class will end with a mock audition session.
Winter Session Only: January 19 – May 13, 2015
Wednesdays 7:30 – 9:00pm
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!
SHOW CHOIR AUDITIONS
Auditions for Main Melody & The Fluffernutters
Saturday, August 16 in Studio D
10:00-11:00am: Fluffernutters – Grades 3-6
11:00am – 12:00pm: Main Melody – Grades 7-9 and advanced grade 6
Please call The School of Performing Arts Business Office at 630.717.6622 for audition appointment and more information.
For the auditions you will need to prepare a song; you may bring sheet music or audition with an instrumental track. You will also learn a short dance combination. We are looking for PERFORMERS who love to sing and dance!
Tuition: $450 / semester (Music and Materials $89 / year and Costumes cost TBD)
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 4:15-6:30pm – Studio D / Sondheim
Rehearsals begin September 9
Welcome/Parent Meeting on Tuesday, September 2
Show Choir is a school year long commitment, September, 2014 – June, 2015
We strongly encourage all those ‘new’ to Show Choir to take the Show Choir Boot Camp for ages 8-12.
Coming in 2014
SHOW CHOIR… SPA-LIGHT!
Our ‘After-Hours’ Show Choir – an additional opportunity for current show choir members. Rehearsals will take place Tuesday evenings following our regularly scheduled Tuesday rehearsals. This will be an auditioned and invited group comprised of current Show Choir members grades 5-8, that are looking for that little something extra… a solo or duet, specialty number with faster-paced choreography and character staging. This will enhance our already established and show-stopping Show Choirs, allowing us to lengthen our ‘show times’ a bit for area performances.
Stay tuned for more information…
Auditions will be held early October; details TBD.
Tuition: $80 – $100 / session
Rehearsal: Tuesdays, 6:40–7:30pm
Dance Ensemble Auditions for Fall 2014: June 8th, 2014
Ages 7 and up
The Dance Ensemble is a competitive performing group with both regional and national championships. More than just a performing group, the Ensemble is designed for young, passionate artists who want to take their performing and dance abilities to the next level. The Ensemble fosters growth in creating the whole performer, focusing on multiple genres of dance. Ensemble students have had the privilege of working with some of Chicago’s finest and highly acclaimed choreographers and has shared the stage with numerous professional dance companies at some of the most prestigious dance events in the city, including Dance Chicago.
To learn more about The School of Performing Arts Dance Ensemble, please contact Company Manager, Lindsey Katsetos at 630.717.6622 ext. 123.