A Shakespeare AND a Musical?! At the SAME TIME?!
The Theatre Collaborative offers a Summer Repertory Training program for young artists ages 14-19. This 5-week program offers a rare opportunity for performers and stage managers, immersing them in a true repertory experience. During their time in the program, students will rehearse both a classical text and a musical, as well as participate in workshops led by theatre professionals.
Summer Repertory Training
25 Candidates total: 21 actors, 4 Stage Managers
Theatre Collaborative Ensemble is now seeking young artists, for their summer 2018 Shakespeare and Musical.
The 5 week program is designed to invite students from the surrounding communities into a collaborative environment where they can work alongside professional mentors to explore acting technique, music, and movement. It will also help hone their artistic skills through a series of workshops and repertory theatre experience.
The purpose of this program is to offer young artists the chance to work with a professional staff and to enhance their skills in a craft they are passionate about. Theatre can serve a catalyst to providing young people with an outlet for expression, a place to meet new people, and also to engage the community.
No experience necessary! TCE is a non-audition program. Students that are confident and ready to explore a Shakespeare or classical text alongside a Musical, are certainly ready for TCE.
25 students would be accepted into the program based on their essay and reference.
Titles Under Consideration:
As You Like It
Much Ado About Nothing
Week 1: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Professional Theatrical Workshops, and Auditions for the Shakespeare and Musical
During the first week they participate in professional development workshops led by faculty and hired professionals. They could potentially include Shakespeare, Movement for Musical Theatre, Voice and Speech, Yoga, Acting, Improvisation, Stage Combat, headshots and resumes, and Theatre in the Digital Age. They will also learn about the audition process, and audition for the play and musical they will be performing that summer. We do not announce titles until orientation.
Weeks 2-4: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Rehearse Shakespeare and the Musical
The core of the work done in the 5 weeks will be working on the Shakespeare / Classical text and the Musical. Philosophically, students who have the lead in the musical would play supporting roles in the Shakespeare and vice versa.
Week 5: 12:00PM-8:00PM
The final week would consist of the production process, culminating in the performances
Final Performances: 7:30 Curtain
The productions of the TCE company perform in the tradition of repertory theatre; A rotating schedule of productions. This component of the program makes the TCE experience exclusive to our up and coming young artist.
Online, a confirmation will be sent to you within 24 hours of your submission.
Acceptance notices will be sent by:
There are a limited number of scholarships available for TCE. Scholarships are need-based, and applicants must fill out a financial aid application. If you wish to request an application, email us at:
2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE CLOSED
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