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At the Everett Performing Arts Center
2710 Wetmore Avenue Everett, WA 98201
Box Office: (425) 257-8600




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Summer Independent Production (Grade 8-Age 20)

Legally Blonde: The Musical
  • Auditions:
    May 9, 11, 12, 2015 – 3:00pm-8:00pm at Second Stage
  • Callbacks:
    May 14-16, 2015 – 3:00pm-8:00pm at Second Stage
  • Family Meet and Greet:
    June 1, 2015 – 6:00pm-7:30pm at Second Stage
  • Rehearsals:
    June 2-July 16, 2015
  • Performances:
    July 17-26 at Second Stage
  • Tuition:
    A minimum of 10 hours of work exchange on the production will be required in lieu of tuition.

  • Summer Independent Details

    About Summer Independent:
    KIDSTAGE Summer Independent is the pinnacle of the KIDSTAGE program. The Summer Independent production is produced, designed, and directed entirely by young artists, undergraduate level and below. Professional mentorship is provided by Village Theatre artists and staff.

    Acting Opportunities

    Auditions: May 9, 11, 12, 2015
    Starting April 1, 2015, E-mail evksproductions@villagetheatre.org or call (425) 740-5035 x109 to set up an audition appointment. In your E-mail or phone call, please provide the following: Student’s name and age, parent’s name, parent contact phone number, parent E-mail address and which program(s) the audition is for (i.e. Legally Blonde only; or Legally Blonde, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Jungle Book KIDS).

    • Actors need to prepare a one-minute monologue.
    • Actors need to prepare 60-90 seconds (approximately one verse and one chorus) of a musical theatre song from a contemporary musical. Please bring your music book (i.e. your three-ring binder with your sheet music). You may be asked to sing an additional song, so prepare accordingly.
    • Bring one copy of your headshot and acting resume. If you are auditioning for multiple programs, please bring a separate headshot and resume for each program. Photos can be photocopied and school photos are fine.

    Callbacks: May 14-16, 2015

    Rehearsals: June 2-July 16, 2015

    • Family Meet and Greet is on Monday, June 1 from 6:00pm-7:30pm at Second Stage.
    • Rehearsals begin on Tuesday, June 2 and will be on weekday evenings and select weekends.
    • For safety reasons, the rehearsal schedule will not be posted online. For information about rehearsals, please call the Everett KIDSTAGE office at (425) 740-5035.

    Performances: July 17-26, 2015 at Second Stage

    Tuition: A minimum of 10 hours of work on the production will be required in lieu of tuition.


    Musician Opportunities

    Auditions: June 2, 2015 – 3:00pm-6:00pm at Second Stage
    We are looking for musicians to join the student orchestra for Legally Blonde!

    • Starting April 1, 2015, E-mail evksproductions@villagetheatre.org or call (425) 740-5035 x109 to set up an audition appointment.
    • Musicians should bring a resume and/or list of experience.
    • Musicians need to bring their instrument(s) and prepare a piece that showcases your musicianship. You may be asked to sight-read from the score of Legally Blonde.

    We are looking for musicians who can play the following instruments: Drums, Electric Bass, Guitars, Piano/Keyboard, and Woodwinds/Reeds.

    Rehearsals:

    • Sectional rehearsals will take place on Saturdays in June and July, times TBA.
    • Mandatory full orchestra rehearsals on the nights of July 2, 14, 15, 16.

    Performances: July 17-26, 2015 at Second Stage

    Tuition: There is no tuition for this program. Musicians will be paid a small stipend.


    Internship Opportunities

    Join the student production team for Legally Blonde as an intern! Some internship positions do provide a weekly stipend. The KIDSTAGE Internship program supports the development of outstanding theatre professionals by providing a structured program of training, coursework, and an extensive hands-on learning experience as production support. We are looking to fill the following positions:

    • Stage Management
    • Production Management
    • Technical Direction
    • Scenic Charge Artist – Considered under Sets
    • Carpenter – Considered under Sets
    • Sound Design Assistant Intern (A2) – Considered under Sound
    • Master Electrician – Considered under Lights
    • Dressers – Considered under Costumes
    • Wardrobe Crew – Considered under Costumes
    All interested applicants must complete an Intern Application.

    Submit your completed application in one of two ways:
    E-mail to Aaron Alonso at aalonso@villagetheatre.org
    Mail it to: Village Theatre KIDSTAGE Everett – 2710 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA 98201


    Show Information:

    Legally Blonde: The Musical

    Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Motion Picture
    Book by Heather Hach
    Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin

    Directed by Alex Robinson
    Choreographed by Lukas Poischbeg
    Music Directed by Rachel and Olivia Verrill

    About the Show
    Bend and snap your way to Everett this summer as KIDSTAGE brings Harvard’s beloved blonde to the stage. Based on the hit movie, and backed by a peppy score, Legally Blonde: The Musical is a spunky, fun, and fabulously pink extravaganza that follows Delta Nu sorority president Elle Woods as she chases the love of her life to the most unlikely of places...Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle gets more than she’s bargained for and has to prove her worth to callous teachers, snobby peers, and most of all, to herself. Both hilarious and heart-warming, Legally Blonde is a criminally fun experience!



SummerStock Production (Grades 5-12*)

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Auditions:
    May 9, 11, 12, 2015 – 3:00pm-8:00pm at Second Stage
  • Callbacks:
    May 14-16, 2015 – 3:00pm-8:00pm at Second Stage
  • Family Meet and Greet:
    Monday, June 22 – 6:00pm-7:30pm at Second Stage
  • Rehearsals:
    June 29-August 13, 2015
  • Performances:
    August 14-23, 2015 at the Everett Performing Arts Center
  • Tuition:
    $575 (if cast) – Scholarships and work exchange programs available for those who qualify
  • *Graduating Seniors are eligible to participate

  • SummerStock Details

    About SummerStock:

    SummerStock is a production program open to all students. Students with all levels of experience are encouraged to audition. Directed, designed, and produced by adult theatre professionals, the intensive rehearsal process includes script analysis, character development, learning choreography and staging, and strengthening the vocal instrument. The result of this program is a fully-produced musical that is performed on the main stage of the Everett Performing Arts Center.

    Acting Opportunities

    Auditions: May 9, 11, 12, 2015
    Starting April 1, 2015, E-mail evksproductions@villagetheatre.org or call (425) 740-5035 x109 to set up an audition appointment. In your E-mail or phone call, please provide the following: Student’s name and age, parent’s name, parent contact phone number, parent E-mail address and which program(s) the audition is for (i.e. Legally Blonde only; or Legally Blonde, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Jungle Book KIDS).

    • Actors need to prepare a one-minute monologue.
    • Actors need to prepare 60-90 seconds (approximately one verse and one chorus) of a musical theatre song from a “Golden Age” musical. Please bring your music book (i.e. your three-ring binder with your sheet music). You may be asked to sing an additional song, so prepare accordingly.
    • Bring one copy of your headshot and acting resume. If you are auditioning for multiple programs, please bring a separate headshot and resume for each program. Photos can be photocopied and school photos are fine.

    Callbacks: May 14-16, 2015

    Rehearsals: June 29-August 13, 2015

    • Family Meet and Greet is on Monday, June 22 from 6:00pm-7:30pm at Second Stage.
    • Rehearsals begin on Monday, June 29 and will be on weekday afternoons and select evenings and weekends.
    • For safety reasons, the rehearsal schedule will not be posted online. For information about rehearsals, please call the Everett KIDSTAGE office at (425) 740-5035.

    Performances: August 14-23 at the Everett Performing Arts Center

    Tuition: $575 (if cast)
    Scholarships and work exchange programs available for those who qualify.


    Musician Opportunities

    Auditions: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 – 4:00pm-8:00pm at Second Stage We are looking for student musicians to join our orchestra for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!

    • Starting April 1, 2015, E-mail evksproductions@villagetheatre.org or call (425) 740-5035 x109 to set up an audition appointment.
    • Musicians should bring a resume and/or list of experience.
    • Musicians need to bring their instrument(s) and prepare a piece that showcases your musicianship. You may be asked to sight-read from the score of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

    We are looking for musicians who can play the following instruments: Bass, Cello, Drums, French Horn, Guitars, Mallet Percussion, Piano/Keyboard, Trombone, Trumpet, Violin, and Woodwinds/Reeds.

    Rehearsals:

    • Sectional rehearsals will take place on Mondays in July and August, times TBA.
    • Mandatory full orchestra rehearsals on the nights of August 3, 10, 11, 12, 13.

    Performances: August 14-23, 2015 at the Everett Performing Arts Center

    Tuition: $250 (if selected)
    Scholarships and work exchange programs available for those who qualify.


    Internship Opportunities

    Join the student production team for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying as an intern! Some internship positions do provide a weekly stipend. The KIDSTAGE Internship program supports the development of outstanding theatre professionals by providing a structured program of training, coursework, and an extensive hands-on learning experience as production support. We are looking to fill the following positions:

    • Stage Management
    • Production Management

    All interested internship applicants must complete an Intern Application.

    Submit your completed application in one of two ways:
    E-mail to Aaron Alonso at aalonso@villagetheatre.org
    Mail it to: Village Theatre KIDSTAGE Everett – 2710 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA 98201


    Theatre Apprentice Program (TAP) Opportunities

    Apprenticeships are also available in a variety of fields. If you are interested in gaining hands-on experimental learning, mentored by professionals, apprenticeships through the Theatre Apprentice Program (TAP) are available in the following fields:

    • SummerStock Orchestra
    • Stage Management
    • Production Management
    • Technical Direction
    • Direction
    • Choreography
    • Music Direction
    • Sets
    • Lights
    • Sound
    • Costumes
    • Props
    • Lighting Technician
    • Carpenter
    • Scenic Painter
    • Costume Assistant
    • Properties Assistant

    Work Dates: Vary by program, but are generally between June 1 and August 23, 2015.

    Tuition: $345 (if selected)
    Scholarships and work exchange programs available for those who qualify.

    All interested applicants must complete a Theatre Apprentice Program (TAP) Application.

    Submit your completed application in one of two ways:
    E-mail to Aaron Alonso at aalonso@villagetheatre.org
    Mail it to: Village Theatre KIDSTAGE Everett – 2710 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA 98201


    Show Information:

    How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

    Based on “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” by Shepherd Mead
    Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
    Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert

    Directed by Matt Wolfe
    Choreographed by Katy Tabb
    Music Directed by Michael Nutting

    About the Show
    Big Business. Big Laughs. Window washer J. Pierrepont Finch dreams of hitting the big time when finds a book called "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” With his newfound guide to success, Finch lands a job at World Wide Wickets and will step on as many hands as he can trying to climb up the corporate ladder. A Tony and Pulitzer winning musical hit, when it landed on Broadway in 1961, How To Succeed is currently taking Broadway by storm again with Daniel Radcliffe and now Nick Jonas at the helm. From high-powered executives, and backstabbing co-workers, to caffeine addiction and, of course, big dance numbers, join KIDSTAGE on this delightfully irreverent lampoon on the world of business and all it holds sacred.



KIDSTAGE Troupe Production (Grades 5-12*)

Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS
  • Auditions:
    May 9, 11, 12, 2015 – 3:00pm-8:00pm at Second Stage
  • Callbacks:
    May 14-16, 2015 – 3:00pm-8:00pm at Second Stage
  • Family Meet and Greet:
    Saturday, June 20 – 6:00pm-7:30pm at Second Stage
  • Rehearsals:
    June 22-July 2, 2015
  • Performances:
    July 17, 24, 31, 2015 and August 14, 2015 in the Wetmore Avenue Plaza – Additional performances around City of Everett TBD
  • Tuition:
    No tuition – If cast, you will receive a half scholarship applicable to any KIDSTAGE production within June 2015-May 2016
  • *Graduating Seniors are NOT eligible to participate

  • KIDSTAGE Troupe Details

    About KIDSTAGE Troupe:

    Stretch your skills in this professional style production. Cast members will play multiple roles and push their talents further on the path to being professional performers. Be able to put “Theatre for Young Audiences experience” on your resumes!

    The Troupe consists of 8-12 pre-professional students, who have ideally participated in KIDSTAGE productions in a leading role. The Troupe performs for the purposes of KIDSTAGE community outreach. Performances begin in July and include four performances in our outdoor plaza that are free to the public; a performance in the fall at the Children’s Museum and at our Wintertide celebration in December. We carefully select a small cast for the Plaza and community outreach performances and strive to represent KIDSTAGE to the public at its highest caliber.

    Acting Opportunities

    Auditions: May 9, 11, 12, 2015
    Starting April 1, 2015, E-mail evksproductions@villagetheatre.org or call (425) 740-5035 x109 to set up an audition appointment. In your E-mail or phone call, please provide the following: Student’s name and age, parent’s name, parent contact phone number, parent E-mail address and which program(s) the audition is for (i.e. Legally Blonde only; or Legally Blonde, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Jungle Book KIDS).

    • Actors need to prepare a one-minute monologue.
    • Actors need to prepare 60-90 seconds (approximately one verse and one chorus) of a musical theatre song from a “Golden Age” musical. Please bring your music book (i.e. your three-ring binder with your sheet music). You may be asked to sing an additional song, so prepare accordingly.
    • Bring one copy of your headshot and acting resume. If you are auditioning for multiple programs, please bring a separate headshot and resume for each program. Photos can be photocopied and school photos are fine.

    Callbacks: May 14-16, 2015

    Rehearsals: June 29-August 13, 2015

    • Family Meet and Greet is on Monday, June 22 from 6:00pm-7:30pm at Second Stage.
    • Rehearsals begin on Monday, June 29 and will be on weekday afternoons and select evenings and weekends.
    • For safety reasons, the rehearsal schedule will not be posted online. For information about rehearsals, please call the Everett KIDSTAGE office at (425) 740-5035.

    Performances: July 17, 24, 31, 2015 and August 14, 2015 in the Wetmore Avenue Plaza

    Tuition: No tuition.
    If cast, you will receive a half scholarship applicable to any KIDSTAGE production within June 2015-May 2016


    Internship Opportunities

    Join the student production team for Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS as an intern! Some internship positions do provide a weekly stipend. The KIDSTAGE Internship program supports the development of outstanding theatre professionals by providing a structured program of training, coursework, and an extensive hands-on learning experience as production support. We are looking to fill the following positions:

    • Stage Management
    • Production Management
    • Sound and Audio

    All interested internship applicants must complete an Intern Application.

    Submit your completed application in one of two ways:
    E-mail to Aaron Alonso at aalonso@villagetheatre.org
    Mail it to: Village Theatre KIDSTAGE Everett – 2710 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA 98201


    Show Information:

    Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS

    Based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling and the Disney animated film
    Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and Terry Gilkyson
    Additional Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
    Book Adapted by Marcy Heisler
    Music Adapted and Arranged by Bryan Louiselle

    Directed and Choreographed by Danny Kam
    Music Directed by Michael Nutting

    About the Show
    The jungle is jumpin’ with jazz in Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS. Banished and on the run from the evil Shere Khan, a ferocious tiger, a human boy named Mowgli is left on his own in a vast jungle. Together with an agile panther, and a lovable bear, Mowgli is tasked to rally his fellow jungle creatures and restore peace to the jungle. Adapted from the beloved Disney film, this musical includes all your favorite tunes, like “The Bare Necessities,” and “I Wan’na Be Like You.” This annual KIDSTAGE Troupe performance series is held outside at the Wetmore Theatre Plaza and is free and open to the public.



Village Theatre Institute (Grade 6*-Age 20)

*Advanced younger students can audition by permission


  • Village Theatre Institute Details

    About Institute:

    This advanced school-year program is open by audition for students who are ready to study, train and perform at an advanced level. This program is designed to help students reach their unique artistic and performance goals. Institute students receive special attention for Mainstage and/or Village Originals performance intern opportunities.

    Every aspect of this advanced program is taught and directed by some of the region’s finest teaching artists. Students are assigned advanced singing, and acting classes on Mondays and/or Wednesdays throughout the school year. Enrollment in KIDSTAGE classes is steeply discounted for Institute students. Institute year ends with a Final Demonstration Showcase.

    To Audition for Institute

    Auditions: May 9, 11, 12, 2015
    Starting April 1, 2015, E-mail evksproductions@villagetheatre.org or call (425) 740-5035 x109 to set up an audition appointment. In your E-mail or phone call, please provide the following: Student’s name and age, parent’s name, parent contact phone number, parent E-mail address and which program(s) the audition is for (i.e. Legally Blonde only; or Legally Blonde, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Jungle Book KIDS).

    • Actors need to prepare a one-minute monologue.
    • Actors need to prepare 60-90 seconds (approximately one verse and one chorus) of a musical theatre song from a “Golden Age” musical. Please bring your music book (i.e. your three-ring binder with your sheet music). You may be asked to sing an additional song, so prepare accordingly.
    • Bring one copy of your headshot and acting resume. If you are auditioning for multiple programs, please bring a separate headshot and resume for each program. Photos can be photocopied and school photos are fine.



Village Theatre Pathway Program
(Grades 6*– Age 20)

*Advanced younger students can audition by permission.


  • Village Theatre Pathway Program Details

    About Pathway:

    The Pathway to Institute program is open by audition. It is a nine-month program designed to give more exposure to the upper level KIDSTAGE classes. In the Pathway program, students receive singing, dance, and acting instruction by committing to enroll in three consecutive sessions of KIDSTAGE classes from September until May on Wednesdays. The program is flexible enough to allow some customization. We take time to give individual attention and focus on each student’s growth during the year.

    To Audition for Pathway

    Auditions: May 9, 11, 12, 2015
    Starting April 1, 2015, E-mail evksproductions@villagetheatre.org or call (425) 740-5035 x109 to set up an audition appointment. In your E-mail or phone call, please provide the following: Student’s name and age, parent’s name, parent contact phone number, parent E-mail address and which program(s) the audition is for (i.e. Legally Blonde only; or Legally Blonde, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Jungle Book KIDS).

    • Actors need to prepare a one-minute monologue.
    • Actors need to prepare 60-90 seconds (approximately one verse and one chorus) of a musical theatre song from a “Golden Age” musical. Please bring your music book (i.e. your three-ring binder with your sheet music). You may be asked to sing an additional song, so prepare accordingly.
    • Bring one copy of your headshot and acting resume. If you are auditioning for multiple programs, please bring a separate headshot and resume for each program. Photos can be photocopied and school photos are fine.




Everett KIDSTAGE

Main: (425) 740-5035
Registration:
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Youth Education Center
2730 Wetmore Avenue
Everett, WA 98201

KIDSTAGE Mission

To provide a personal development program for young people which uses theatre arts:

  • To teach creativity and responsibility
  • To encourage teamwork and personal integrity
  • To foster self-esteem and appreciation for live theatre
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