High school and college students could perform in a hit Broadway musical
Calling all incoming high school freshman through college juniors, as of school year fall 2013, who enjoy musical theatre.
The King Center for the Performing Arts of Brevard Community College and The Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse will present the second annual Summer Musical Theatre Project, June 17 through July 21.
This is your chance to bring your appetite and desire to participate in a program that will develop your musical theatre arts and new skills learned from this collaborative project.
Through special arrangements with Music Theatre International and under the direction of Dr. Anastacia Hawkins-Smith, this five-week project will focus on skills, such as auditioning, acting and stage experience, casting, dance, narration, orchestra and behind-the-scene support roles.
The project also includes chat backs with industry guests and educational studies on musical theatre.
Classes and rehearsals will be held daily Monday through Friday, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. from June 17 to July 19.
The project culminates with three performances of "Hairspray, The Musical" on the King Center stage July 19, 20 and 21. No classes or rehearsals are scheduled on Thursday, July 4.
Auditions will be held Monday, June 17 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne.
Anyone arriving after this time is not guaranteed an audition.
If selected into the project, it is the responsibility of the participant to be at all rehearsals, classes and performances.
Project tuition is $325. Tuition discount for multiple students within the same household may be available. Scholarships may be available based on financial need.
To apply for the project, an application fee (required for audition) of $35 must be received. The application fee is non-refundable and will be applied to tuition for selected applicants.
Full project fee is due no later than Friday, June 28. Applications are processed on a first come basis.
For an application and more information, call (321) 433-5718.