What is coming up at STAGE?
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Click on the links below for a S.T.A.G.E. registration form or sign up genius for the 2017-18 Season.
Mail forms to: S.T.A.G.E. 6500 Carlsbad Drive, 68510.
Please note New to S.T.A.G.E.
NEW TO STAGE!
S.T.A.G.E. crews! If you like the idea of learning about another aspect of theater and helping out behind the scenes, then consider joining one of our S.T.A.G.E. Crew Teams. We are now offering crew spots in Backstage; Hair and Makeup; Cast Crew; House Crew. Fill out an application below and mail to the above address. You must be in 7th grade or older and applications will be reviewed before you are accepted into the program.
Also NEW TO STAGE!
Tuition packages: To simplify the financial side of our program, we are now offering tuition packages.
Tuition packages include the following:
*Instruction in Theater, Dance, and Music
*Costume(s) (you may be asked to provide basic needs like shoes etc.)
* Production fees (battery, insurance, make up, scripts, music booklets, misc.)
*Professionally taped DVD of show and photo CD
*1 Free parent night showing (NOTE: We are dependent on families/parents seeing more than one show to help us meet our financial needs, but we like offering one freebie!)
*Summer packages also include: A t-shirt and meals during the final week of rehearsals.
NEW Classical Art Classes Coming Soon!
If you have an interest in Classical art and reviving the culture, then plan on these unique and fun classes for kids.
Coming Spring 2018!
Homeschool Classes Available by contacting Lee Hotovy at email@example.com
FAQ for the Winter Musical: January 19-21/27-28, 2018
A Geek Tragedy
When are registrations due ? At the time of audition. Forms will be available in the lobby. Please fill out prior to audition.
How to I sign up for an audition? Use sign up genius for a time slot
How should I prepare for an audition? Mythological Monologues (see Monologue button under pariticipant button above) found on our website are recommended, but any 1-2 minute monologue is acceptable. These should be fully memorized and rehearsed.
Please also prepare a song from our list (see below).
You will read from the script and possibly perform some dance moves.
You will audition in front of the three teachers/directors only.
Girls: Tangled, When Will My Life Begin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoVtLhhPtSc
Please sing from the beginning until 0:58. It'll end with "When will my life begin"
Boys: Beauty and the Beast, Be Our Guest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLXW-MAYKhM
Please sing from the beginning until 1:00. It'll end with "Be our guest"
Does my child have to audition? Yes, however, we will make suggestions and offer assistance if they are extremely uncomfortable.
Does everyone make the show? No. We use the audition process to cast like any other theater, but because it is a student theater, we are designed to charge a tuition for training.
What will the schedule be like? We will meet primarily on Fridays from 4-9pm, with groupings of students at different levels or parts in show. Some students may meet from 5:00-6:30pm, while others will be scheduled from 7:00-9:00pm. Closer to production time, rehearsals will increase to 3-5 times per week along with special rehearsals (10am-2pm) over the Christmas break (Dec. 28-30). Rehearsals tend to be a fun time for students, with work time balanced with social time and creative things to work on.
How much is tuition and what does it cover? $225 Tuition covers theatrical training for 12+ weeks. It also covers your costume and production fees. Tuition may be broken into 4 payments from Oct.-Jan.
When can we purchase tickets for the show? Tickets will be available at the door, or reserved seats purchased through STAGE or Gloria Deo. This will be announced sometime in December.
What is this play about? A Geek Tragedy is set in ancient Greece. Using a parody format, it spoofs many of the ancient Greek myths, and has several gods and goddesses portrayed in Mount Olympus. Zeus throws his lightning bolts at the humans, while Hera and Aphrodite argue. The humans, in particular, three geeks, are in search of the Golden Lease to keep their landlord from throwing them in jail. They are directed by their wise mentor, Socrasees who sends them on a journey to discover the 5 proofs of the existence of one true God. This sends the gods and goddesses into a permanent Mythology which is where they belong.
Students may audition for the following roles:
Three Geeks (guys or girls)
gods or goddesses (guys and girls)
Theater Directors (guy and girl)
Greedius, the landlord
Socrasees the Mentor
Ensemble Players will depict a theater troupe who portray several mythological creatures such as the Cyclops, the Sirens, and many more. Check out your Greek mythology to get an idea! Lots of fun singing and dancing parts.
FAQ for SUMMER MUSICAL PRODUCTION: TBA
What will the schedule for the summer musical be like?
When are registrations due?
How should I prepare for an audition?
Do I need to be a dancer to audition?
What if I want to attend camp or sports practices during this time?
How much is tuition and what does it cover?
When can we purchase tickets for the show?
What is this musical about? Something Super!!!!
FAQ FOR ONE DAY CAMPS
Camps are designed to give students a fun day of theater, and to offer them a
taste of the art if it is new to them. This camp will be presented by Mrs. Hotovy along with student assistants.
When is the registration and tuition due? Classes will be filled in a first-come basis and class sizes are limited. Registrations are due three days prior to camp date. These may be mailed or dropped off at 6500 Carlsbad Drive, 68510
What will my child get out of the camp? Students will learn the basics of theater within the theme of the camp.
How should they dress and what should they bring? Comfortable and modest clothing for movement and fun. Tennis shoes or jazz/dance shoes if you have them preferred. Students should provide their own sack lunch or snack for break mid-way through the camp, along with water bottles. We will provide costumes for the presentation.
HOW SHOULD I PREPARE FOR MY AUDITION FOR SUMMER PRODUCTION?
Audition dates: __/use sign up genius listed above for time slot
In order to be considered, students should be well prepared for their auditions. Each student will need to present a memorized song (acapella style/or may sing with a CD recording) no longer than one minute/suggestion are available on sign up genius. It is recommended students present themselves first (ie: “Hello, my name is……and I will be presenting….”). It is also recommended that they have their pieces memorized and feel confident in their presentation. We will have them read from segments of the play as well. The entire audition should last around 10 minutes.
*Following Casting decisions, a mandatory meeting for parents and participants will take place (date to be announced) to lay out details and expectations of production.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF STAGE AND WHAT MAKES IT DIFFERENT THAN OTHER THEATER EXPERIENCES?
The main mission of STAGE is to use the medium of theater (and the arts) to teach about God and the message of love. It is based on the Call to Artists by John Paul II. Our theater team of professional adults, work with this philosophy in order to give the students a full experience of learning about theater, dance, and music, while having the fun of expressing it to others. It gives them an opportunity to hone their art, develop confidence, experience their faith in a lively and productive way, and learn about teamwork in a positive environment that focuses on Godly virtues.
S.T.A.G.E. makes every effort to produce a high quality show with superb music and choreography, great costumes, and colorful sets with creative lighting and sound. We pride ourselves on thinking outside the theater box at times, to give the audience a fresh taste of live performance, especially with kids! With over fifteen years under our belt, the STAGE team is committed to providing each student with one on one time to learn their part, along with many group activities to give them a fun, social experience throughout the four weeks, all in the Spirit of S.T.A.G.E.! Come join the fun this summer and be a part of S.T.A.G.E.!
Additional questions may be directed to Lee Hotovy at firstname.lastname@example.org