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JUNIOR THEATER FESTIVAL 2021 COMPANIES
Auditions: August 2, 2020

Thank you to everyone who auditioned for our JTF 2021 companies in person and via video. We will be holding callbacks somewhere between late August and mid-September for our two companies and at that time will issue further details about schedule, fees, and more. If you have any questions in the meantime, feel free to contact sarah@inspirationstage.com


FALL COLLECTIVE AUDITIONS (Ages 13-19)
Tuesday, August 18 5pm-9pm

INSPIRATION STAGE PROUDLY ANNOUNCES FALL COLLECTIVE AUDITIONS for three upcoming productions: Carrie the Musical, Descendants the Musical, and Elf JR!

Auditions, rehearsals, and productions will be held at Inspiration Stage’s BRAND-NEW studio and theatre, 12794 Fountain Lake Drive, Stafford, Texas 77477 located in the Fountains Shopping Center off Highway 59. Performances will have both limited, in-person audiences and (where possible with licensing arrangement) ticketed streamed performances online to enjoy from home. See our safety precautions and measures listed at the end of this post.

All three of these fantastic productions will be auditioned and cast simultaneously to appropriately distribute talent and cast sizes across all shows. This collective audition is open to anyone ages 13-19. 13 year olds may choose which group to audition with: teens or youth. All roles are available; no roles are precast.

AT AUDITIONS YOU WILL…
– Bring a prepared song (32 bars, about 90 seconds) from either Carrie, Descendants, or Elf JR by the character you are most interested in playing. For example, if of these three shows your #1 role is Jovie from Elf JR, prepare “Never Fall In Love with an Elf”.

– Bring your headshot (or recent photo) and resume.

– Dress comfortably so you can learn and perform a dance combination.

– Be prepared to learn additional music and/or scenes from all three shows.

– Rank these shows in order of preference and list any/all conflicts with these productions. You will also have the opportunity to indicate whether you wish to be cast in one, two, or all three shows. Some actors may be cast in more than one production based on their preferences.

CARRIE THE MUSICAL (TEEN CAST)
DIRECTOR/MUSIC DIRECTOR: Sarah Patterson
CHOREOGRAPHER: Mandy Seymore-Sensat
Rehearsals: Sundays 2:30-8:30pm, August 23-October 4
Performances: October 9-11
Tuition: $395. Payment plans, tuition assistance, and work/study plans available. Contact sarah@inspirationstage.com for more information.

DESCENDANTS THE MUSICAL (TEEN CAST)
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER: Annelea
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Sarah Patterson
Rehearsals: Saturdays 9am-2pm, August 29-October 17
Performances: October 30-November 1
Tuition: $395. Payment plans, tuition assistance, and work/study plans available. Contact sarah@inspirationstage.com for more information.
Note: Descendants will have two casts that perform on two different weekends: a “teen” cast and a “youth” cast)

ELF JR THE MUSICAL (“ALL PLAY” CAST with both youth and teen roles)
DIRECTOR: Mandy Seymore-Sensat
CHOREOGRAPHER: Annelea Bootle
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Sarah Patterson
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 5:30-8:30, September 1-December 1
Performances: December 4-6
Tuition: $375. Payment plans, tuition assistance, and work/study plans available. Contact sarah@inspirationstage.com for more information.

SAFETY NOTE: For all auditions, rehearsals/classes, and performances we are currently requiring all students to be temperature screened upon arrival, wear masks throughout the duration of the class/rehearsal, and socially distance as much as possible. We utilize sanitization breaks throughout to disinfect surfaces and use aerosol disinfectant spray in addition to outdoor ventilation when possible. In-person audiences are required to wear masks, maintain social distancing, and adhere to screening/sanitization policies. Our goal is to continue to operate as safe as possible while offering educational and enrichment opportunities for young actors.


 FALL COLLECTIVE AUDITIONS (Ages 8-13)
Thursday, August 20 5:30pm-8:30pm

INSPIRATION STAGE PROUDLY ANNOUNCES FALL COLLECTIVE AUDITIONS for three upcoming productions: Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide To School: The Musical, Descendants the Musical, and Elf JR!

Auditions, rehearsals, and productions will be held at Inspiration Stage’s BRAND-NEW studio and theatre, 12794 Fountain Lake Drive, Stafford, Texas 77477 located in the Fountains Shopping Center off Highway 59. Performances will have both limited, in-person audiences and (where possible with licensing arrangement) ticketed streamed performances online to enjoy from home. See our safety precautions and measures listed at the end of this post.

All three of these fantastic productions will be auditioned and cast simultaneously to appropriately distribute talent and cast sizes across all shows. This collective audition is open to anyone ages 8-13. 13 year olds may choose which group to audition with: teens or youth. All roles are available; no roles are precast.

AT AUDITIONS YOU WILL…
– Bring a prepared song (32 bars, about 90 seconds) from either Junie B’s Essential Guide to Back to School, Descendants, or Elf JR by the character you are most interested in playing. For example, if of these three shows your #1 role is Jovie from Elf JR, prepare “Never Fall In Love with an Elf”.

– Bring your headshot and resume.

– Dress comfortably so you can learn and perform a dance combination.

– Be prepared to learn additional music and/or scenes from all three shows.

– Rank these shows in order of preference and list any/all conflicts with these productions. You will also have the opportunity to indicate whether you wish to be cast in one, two, or all three shows. Some actors may be cast in more than one production based on their preferences.

DESCENDANTS THE MUSICAL (YOUTH CAST)
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER: Annelea
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Sarah Patterson
Rehearsals: Saturdays 9am-2pm, August 29-October 17
Performances: October 23-25
Tuition: $395. Payment plans, tuition assistance, and work/study plans available. Contact sarah@inspirationstage.com for more information.
Note: Descendants will have two casts that perform on two different weekends: a “teen” cast and a “youth” cast.

JUNIE B.’S ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL GUIDE TO SCHOOL: THE MUSICAL (YOUTH CAST)
DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER: Annelea Bootle
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Sarah Patterson
Rehearsals: Thursdays 5:30-8:30pm, September 3-November 12
Performances: November 13-15
Tuition: $395. Payment plans, tuition assistance, and work/study plans available. Contact sarah@inspirationstage.com for more information.

ELF JR THE MUSICAL (“ALL PLAY” CAST with both youth and teen roles)
DIRECTOR: Mandy Seymore-Sensat
CHOREOGRAPHER: Annelea Bootle
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Sarah Patterson
Rehearsals: Tuesdays 5:30-8:30, September 1-December 1
Performances: December 4-6
Tuition: $375. Payment plans, tuition assistance, and work/study plans available. Contact sarah@inspirationstage.com for more information.

SAFETY NOTE: For all auditions, rehearsals/classes, and performances we are currently requiring all students to be temperature screened upon arrival, wear masks throughout the duration of the class/rehearsal, and socially distance as much as possible. We utilize sanitization breaks throughout to disinfect surfaces and use aerosol disinfectant spray in addition to outdoor ventilation when possible. In-person audiences are required to wear masks, maintain social distancing, and adhere to screening/sanitization policies. Our goal is to continue to operate as safe as possible while offering educational and enrichment opportunities for young actors.

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