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Do You Have What It Takes?

 

Moorestown Theater Company is looking for talented young performers between the ages of 12 (as of June 1st) to 21 to audition for our new performing group.

 

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(An Elite Ensemble)

MTC’s Showstoppers is an audition-based ensemble that consists of singers, dancers, and actors who will serve as ambassadors for MTC via performances throughout this region and beyond.  Performers selected to be part of this talented, serious, and dedicated group will have the opportunity to fine tune their craft with intensive instruction, while expanding their musical theater skills in a more challenging environment through classes, workshops, competitions, and public performances.  Being a ‘Showstopper’ means working well as a part of a team, with good sportsmanship, peer support, professionalism, and age-appropriate maturity expected.  Performances will include MTC’s Extrava-Gala (October 21st), a Holiday Show (December 15th or 16th, the weekend after Elf, Jr. closes), Community Events, as well as Competitions.  Master Classes in NJ & NYC (with tickets to Broadway Shows) will also be offered.  Showstoppers will be overseen by MTC’s Mark Morgan (Acting), Carol Ann Murray (Music), and Jody Haggerty (Dance).


Performers MUST audition, and not all auditionees will be selected to join Showstoppers.


 MTC’s Showstoppers will start with May auditions, followed by a Summer ‘Boot Camp’

                                 (with Classes and Rehearsals).

 

                                           AUDITION INFORMATION:


Open Auditions are by appointment; visit the MTC Website (or click here) to choose your time.  The first 90 minutes is for individual five-minute auditions; all auditionees must attend the second 90 minutes for the dance audition.


DATES:  Sat., May 27, 10 to 1 PM, Tue., May 30, 3 to 6 PM, or Wed., May 31, 3 to 6 PM

                               LOCATION:  First Baptist Church, 19 W. Main Street, Moorestown, NJ



A Resume with Headshot / Photo is required and should be brought to audition.  Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theater song, a one-minute dance that you feel best demonstrates your dance skills, and/or a short monologue.  You may choose to do one, two, or all three.  Bring an audio recording with you.  There will be a dance audition so come prepared to dance with dance clothes and ALL dance footwear that you own.


                   SUMMER ‘BOOT CAMP’ SCHEDULE (For Classes & Rehearsals):


Thursdays (11) – 3:30 to 6:30 PM:  June 8, 15, 22, 29 / July 6, 13, 20, 27 / Aug. 3, 10, 17


Saturdays (9) – 1 to 3 PM:  June 10, 17, 24 / July 1, 8, 22 / Aug. 5, 12, 19 -Performance

                                                                     (Make-Up Classes will also be added.)

 

       ‘BOOT CAMP’ FEE:  $125 per month (for 20 instructional hours) is due June 1st, July 1st, & Aug. 1st.

 

QUESTIONS:  Contact Jody Haggerty at 610/636-1618 or Jody@MoorestownTheaterCompany.org.

 

    Moorestown Theater Company • 19 W. Main Street • Moorestown, NJ 08057 • info@MoorestownTheaterCompany.org • 856.778.8357

                                                  
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