For 3 weeks in the summer, more than 30 TCjr participants, age 9-14, work with professional directors, choreographers, designers, technicians and performers experiencing and creating musical theatre. In addition to these professionals, college students studying the performing arts, along with exceptional high school students, will work alongside these young people, sharing their knowledge and experience, rehearsing and performing a professional-level summer stock production to be presented on the Theatre Charlotte stage. Recent TCjr presentations of Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr and Peter Pan Jr, and Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Jr were smash hits! This year's production will be The Wizard of Oz.
Auditions for Theatre Charlotte's TCjr Summer Intensive production of "The Wizard of Oz" will be held February 7, 2015 at 10 AM at the theatre, 501 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207.
Participants will work for 2+ weeks with professional directors, choreographers, designers, technicians and performers experiencing and creating musical theatre. In addition to these professionals, college students studying the performing arts and exceptional high school performers will work alongside these young people sharing their knowledge and experience, rehearsing and performing a first rate professional summer stock production to be presented on the Theatre Charlotte stage.
Young people age 9 to 14 are encouraged to audition.
Auditionees will be taught a short song and a movement combination and should dress appropriately in clothes that they can move comfortably in and shoes that they can dance in. No bare feet, sock feet, flip flops or sandals.
Approximately 30 students ages 9 -14 will be selected to participate. Additional students may be placed on a waitlist should positions open.
Students accepted into the program will need to be available for rehearsals on these dates:
Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Monday, June 29 - Thursday, July 2, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Monday July 6, 9 AM until NOON
Performances will run Tuesday, July 7 - Saturday, July 11 in the mornings. A more detailed schedule will be available at the auditions. Participants will be expected to attend all rehearsals and performances. The tuition for students 9 -14 years of age is $250.00
A cast list will be posted to the Theatre Charlotte website (www.theatrecharlotte.org) announcing the students who have been chosen to participate.
Full tuition is due prior to April 1, 2015. Partial refunds will be given with written notice of cancelation no later than one month prior to commencement of rehearsals less a $25.00 processing fee.