At the Everett Performing Arts Center
2710 Wetmore Avenue Everett, WA 98201
Box Office: (425) 257-8600
Tuesday-Saturday 11:00am - 7:00pm

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




Auditions & Opportunities


Ensemble

Seussical Jr. (Grades 3-12)

Auditions: December 7, 9, & 11, 2014


  • Ensemble Details

    (Grades 3-12)

    Auditions: December 7 (10:00am-1:00pm), December 9 (3:00-6:00pm), December 11 (3:00-6:00pm)

    Schedule Audition: o Email pcampispee@villagetheatre.org or call (425) 740-5035 x109 and leave your name, age, preferred audition date, and preferred audition time. You will be contacted with a specific audition appointment (a 4-minute time slot.)

    Come Prepared: Actors need to prepare 32 bars of a song from musical theatre, and a one-minute monologue. 3rd – 5th graders only. You may also choose your own song. Bring two copies of your photo/headshot and resume and the sheet music for your song (in the key in which you have practiced it, hole-punched and in a binder, with your cuts marked clearly).

    Audition Workshop: There will be a FREE audition workshop for students new to auditioning on Friday, December 5th from 4:00p - 6:30p. For more information contact Janet Cole Hamilton at jchamilton@villagetheatre.org or (425) 740 5035 x105.

    Rehearsals: Rehearsals start February 24th and will be approximately 3 or 4x a week. The Youth Ensemble will have a lighter rehearsal schedule, dates, and times TBD. For safety reasons, the rehearsal schedule will not be posted online. There will be rehearsals during the Everett school district spring break. For information about rehearsals email pcampispee@villagetheatre.org or call (425) 740-5035 x109.

    Performances: April 17-May 2, 2014 at the Second Stage Theatre

    Tuition Main Cast: $395 | Institute/Pathway/Youth Ensemble Students: $325
    (Scholarships and work-exchange available for those who qualify.)

    Seussical Jr.

    Music by Stephen Flaherty
    Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
    Book by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle

    Seussical Jr. is the whimsical musical based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Created by weaving and incorporating over 15 of his stories, we get to see many of his most famous and beloved characters meet and enter into adventures that take them everywhere from the Jungle of Nool, to McElligott’s Pool, to Palm Beach. With tons of featured roles, Seussical Jr. offers great acting, singing and dancing challenges for musical theatre students of all skill levels and each student will be cast in a role that will make him/her stretch toward the next level. This production provides opportunities for more experienced students to not only stretch themselves as performers, but also as leaders and mentors to a new crop of up-and-coming talents through structured theatre skills workshops.

    About Ensemble:

    The Ensemble production is a musical for young audiences and is for students in grades 3-12. The show runs in the spring and there is a tuition fee to participate. Rehearsals are six to eight weeks, the shows run for two- three weekends and are professionally designed and directed. The emphasis is on the performer.



Teen Apprentice Program (TAP) and Internship Interviews

Learn technical and behind the scenes theatre skills from working theatre professionals! A great way to gain insight and advanced knowledge of the Seattle area and nation-wide theatre industry. Work alongside these professionals every day as they share their knowledge of a specific are with you.


All interested applicants must complete a TAP Application and an interview.

Submit your completed applications in one of two ways:
Email to: pcampispee@villagetheatre.org
Mail it to: Village Theatre KIDSTAGE 2710 Wetmore Ave Everett, WA 98201




Summer Independent Proposals

Village Theatre KIDSTAGE in Issaquah and Everett are accepting proposals for Summer Independent projects for Summer 2014 now!
Deadline: December 1, 2014
Interviews: Begin in early December 2014.
A team and production will be selected by early January 2015.


  • Summer Independent Proposal Details

    Applicants: Show proposals may be submitted by any student who has been involved in Summer Independent or SummerStock. The creative team may be college under-graduates studying in the field. Preference will be given to teams with a long history with the Village Theatre KIDSTAGE program. The majority of the creative team should be students who have been trained at KIDSTAGE. The strongest teams have existing relationships with mentors and history working in the Village Theatre shops.

    Proposal requirements:

    • Include two to three show titles
    • Focus the proposal on your first choice
    • Why did you choose the show?
    • Why do you want to tell this story now?
    • Who is the audience?
    • Synopsis
    • Character outline
    • Concept (if any) for the show
    • Production challenges and how you might meet them
    • Bios of students filling key positions: Director, Music Director, Choreographer, Stage Manager, Production Manager, Set Designer, Costume Designer, Lighting Designer, Props-master, Sound Designer.
    • 4 copies of the script and ideally a CD of the score.

    Show Criteria:
    • The show must be marketable and attract both student participants and the public.
    • The show should have a cast size of approximately 18-22 cast members, but this can be negotiated.
    • The show needs to be done on a very small materials budget.
    • The show will be performed at First Stage in Issaquah and Second Stage in Everett.

    For questions, please contact:
    Pamela Campi Spee pcampispee@villagetheatre.org, (425) 740-5035 x105

    About Summer Independent:

    The Summer Independent program is a professionally-mentored program unique to Village Theatre. It the pinnacle experience for students who come with a background in live theatre, and it provides autonomy, resources, and mentorship to select, mount, and produce their own full-scale show from start to finish. Students take on every aspect of production, from performing, directing, and stage management, to designing and building sets, creating costumes, running sound and lights, marketing, production management, and more. Village Theatre's entire professional staff — from the shops to the marketing office to the stage managers and beyond — are involved in mentoring the artistic team, all of whom are considered professional interns. The Summer Independent program is an entry point to professional theatre for the entire production team and Summer Independent performers are challenged with the goal of reaching the highest professional standards possible. The program is a breeding ground for tomorrow's top talents. In the last few years, Summer Independent participants have gone on to college at The Juilliard School, Boston Conservatory, University of Washington, Carnegie Mellon University, Western Washington University, Pennsylvania State, Point Park College, Whitman College, New York University, Yale, Cornish College for the Arts, and Cal Arts. Many have performed professionally both locally and nationally at venues such as Village Theatre Mainstage, Seattle Opera, The Paramount Theatre, A Contemporary Theatre, 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle Children's Theatre, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, On and Off-Broadway, movies, and television. Past Summer Independent shows have included: Assassins, Urinetown, Chicago, … Spelling Bee, Pippin, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, The Fantasticks, Lost In Yonkers, Little Shop of Horrors, Sweeney Todd, All Shook Up, The Spitfire Grill, and West Side Story.

    The Summer Independent artistic team members, ideally, have previously participated as TAP students and/or have some experience working on productions at Village Theatre Mainstage or KIDSTAGE.




Everett KIDSTAGE

Main: (425) 740-5035
Registration:
(425) 740-5035 x1

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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