Spring Signup & Audition Info

TheatreWorks

Presents:

GODSPELL jr.

featuring

The Singin' Swingin' Apostles Stage Choir

and

The SoundWaves Tower of Babble Big Band

SMartS DEPT

1) WHO CAN PLAY WITH US?

  • TheatreWorks Stage (Grades 6-8)

  • Actors, Ensemble, Choreo, Artistic Design, and Stage Crew, anyone who wants to learn about and be on the team.

  • swBand (Grades 4-8 who excel in lessons)

  • Band will perform a set of excellent music in anticipation of the stage performance

  • I really can't say right now, but a live pit is potentially a possibility, for those musicians up for an added challenge ;)

  • Stage Choir (Grades 4-8 who are also smSingers)

  • Stage is the vocal companion to the band, making great ensemble sounds form the orchestra pit. Active members of The Saint Mary Singers are eligible for this role

  • Alumni, sign up, too, and be kept in the loop, possibly help as coach

2) HOW DO I SIGN UP?

  • CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

  • Dues: $30. Please also participate in our fundraisers, ticket sales, etc.

  • Fine print: What if I don't signup now before the season starts?

  • My roster starts at 0, and you must sign up to get on it (doesn't matter if you have signed up for another show in the past). When the season starts, I the signup page offline and I export everyone's info into a chart and make it neat and useful.

  • If a student does not signup during the signup period they would be "flying under the radar" and would neither be considered for a part on stage or written one for the band, they would not get a t-shirt, email or other communications, and even if I remember to put their name in the program I would probably spell it wrong -- because this person would not have signed up to be on my roster.

  • Homework assignment #1: signup.

3) WHO GOES TO CASTING AUDITIONS on 1/18?

  • Actors

  • If you want a part, show us what you've got and help us cast you in the best way

  • Especially if you want a major part

  • Click here for casting info / audition materials and info PDF. Character/song descriptions included.

  • Be sure to print headshot/contract page and bring to audition

  • What to Sing

  • What do you want to sing? Pick your song and prepare to rock it.

  • Light of the World

  • We Beseech Thee

  • If you want to try out for a specific character or song, Click this link to go to the MTI website and access any of song sheets. After clicking the link above, select Godspell Jr from the dropdown menu.

  • What to Say

  • print and prepare script side from audition PDF

  • What are we looking for?

  • The best ever in the history of the world? Not yet, but are you willing to shoot for the stars and work towards that long-term goal?

  • Did you prepare?

  • Are you direct-able?

  • Do you want to be part of a team, take part in team events, all while being your awesome and creative self?

  • Crew

  • Crew meeting

  • Art, Design, Costume, Backstage, Technical - lots to plan, lots to do :)

  • This will be the first item on the audition day timeline, you'll be done by 3pm

  • Band?? / Choir??

  • Most band members are also scheduled in private lessons, which are at once a weekly audition and coaching session. Students have every opportunity to show us they are interested and up for the challenge.

  • Likewise, stage choir members are studying and performing weekly or more with The Saint Mary Singers. They are ready to rehearse.

  • So, it is not necessary to audition

  • If you have not played in an ensemble with us before and would like to find out more information and tell us about yourself and your skills

4) SEASON OVERVIEW

  • Regular Wednesday ThWrx rehearsals will begin Feb 1

  • Like fall season, rehearsal schedule will make use of Wednesdays and sometimes Fridays and lunch time

  • (will post rehearsal dates on SMartS calendar soon)

  • Regular Friday swBand rehearsals will continue, new band music starting Feb 3

  • Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser with Live Entertainment April 8

  • Big Shows April 27/28 at 7pm

5) INSPIRATION

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