Summer Season and Mainstage Production Information

Summer Season is a special performance program giving students entering grades 4 - 12 the opportunity to participate in a fully produced play or musical on the Charlotte Martin Theatre stage. This year, SCT will produce 5 shows in our Summer Season. Additionally, 14 student actors will be needed in SCT's 2019-2020 Mainstage Season. 

SUMMER SEASON 2019 LINE UP

IN THE FOREST GRIM

Written by Cate Fricke, based on the works of The Brothers Grimm
Directed by TBA
For actors entering grade 4 and up

Rehearsals June 24 - July 12 from 9:00am - 12:30pm - No Rehearsal July 4
Tech Week Rehearsals July 15 - 18 from 9:00am - 12:30pm
Performances July 18 - 20 at 7:00pm

Our favorite iconic characters Hansel and Gretel are lost, and have no choice but to sleep in the forest until morning. But the forest grim is not safe for sleeping children: a dream-collecting witch is on the hunt for nightmares to stock her shelves. As Hansel and Gretel slumber, their dreams come alive, and four of the Grimm brothers' most menacing tales, including "The Robber Bridegroom" and "The Juniper Tree" unfold onstage.

A WRINKLE IN TIME

Written by Morgan Gould, adapted from the novel by Madeleine L’Engle
Directed by Keni Cohen
For actors entering grade 6 and up

Rehearsals June 24 - July 12 from 1:00 - 4:30pm - No Rehearsal July 4
Tech Week Rehearsals July 15 - 18 from 1:00 - 4:30pm
Performances July 18 - 20 at 8:15pm

One of literature's most enduring young heroines, Meg Murray, takes the stage -- braces, stubbornness,and all. Joining forces with Mrs Whatsit, Charles Wallace, Calvin O'Keefe, and more to battle the forces of evil so she can rescue her father, save humanity and find herself. In the end, we know two things for sure: 1. Love CAN overcome evil and 2. There IS such a thing as a tesseract.

DISNEY'S 101 DALMATIANS KIDS and DISNEY'S ARISTOCATS KIDS

Adapted by Marcy Heisler from the screenplay by Bill Peet and the novel, "The Hundred and One Dalmatians" by Dodie Smith.
Music and Lyrics by Mel Leven, Randy Rogel, Richard Gibbs, Brian Smith, Dan Root, and Martin Lee Fuller
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Adapted by Michael Bernard from the 1970 Disney film, The Aristocats
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Al Rinker, Floyd Huddleston

Directed by Tara Kaine
For actors entering grade 5 and up

Rehearsals July 1 – July 19 from 1:00 – 4:30pm – No rehearsal July 4
Tech Week Rehearsals July 22 – 25 from 9:00am – 4:00pm
Performances July 25 – 27 at 7:00pm

Pet owners, Roger and Anita, live happily in London with their Dalmatians, Pongo and Perdita, stalwart dogs devoted to raising their puppies. Everything is quiet until Anita's former classmate, the monstrous Cruella De Vil, plots to steal the puppies for her new fur coat. The Dalmatians rally all the dogs of London to bravely rescue the puppies from Cruella and her bumbling henchmen.
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In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. It's up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O'Malley, and his band of swingin' jazz cats, to save the day.

ANON(YMOUS)

Written by Naomi Iizuka
Directed by Johamy Morales
For actors entering grade 8 and up

Rehearsals July 8 - 26 from 6:00 - 9:30pm
Tech Week Rehearsals July 29 - August 1 from 1:00 - 4:30pm
Performances August 1 - 3 at 7:00pm

Separated from his mother, a young refugee called Anon journeys through the United States, encountering a wide variety of people -- some kind, some dangerous and cruel -- as he searches for his family. From a sinister one-eyed butcher to beguiling barflies to a sweatshop, Anon must navigate through a chaotic, ever-changing landscape in this entrancing adaptation of Homer's Odyssey.

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL (HIGH SCHOOL EDITION)

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Kevin Murphy & Laurence O’Keefe
Directed by Alex Reed
For actors entering grade 8 and up

Rehearsals July 8 - August 2 from 6:00 - 9:30pm
Tech Week Rehearsals August 5 - 9 from 9:00am - 4:30pm
Performances August 9 - 11 at 7:00pm

Heathers The Musical (High School Edition) is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously handsome new kid J.D. When the Almighty Heather Chandler, kicks her out of the group, Veronica decides to bite the bullet and kiss Heather’s aerobicized butt... but J.D. has another plan for that bullet.


MAINSTAGE 2019 - 2020 SEASON

14 student actors are needed for a new adaptation of a classic tale directed by Artistic Director Courtney Sale that will be a part of SCT’s 2019-2020 Season. To be eligible for consideration for Mainstage, student actors must be at least in the 4th grade and under 18 years of age as of 2020. 


AUDITION INFORMATION

For Summer Season and Mainstage auditions, student actors will need to present a monologue approx. one minute in length.  If you wish to be considered for a musical, please also prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song (usually a verse and a chorus). A monologue packet with age appropriate suggestions is provided below.

Click to Download the 2019 Monologue Packet

This year audition sign-ups will be entirely online! We hope this change will allow for a flexible and more convenient experience. General and musical theatre auditions will take place concurrently. Actors have the option to select either a general or musical theatre audition slot and should not sign up for one of each. Only musical theatre audition slots will have an accompanist present.  

Student Actor General Auditions:

Monday, March 18, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Saturday, March 23, 1:00 - 4:00pm
Monday, March 25, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Saturday, March 30, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Monday, April 1, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Saturday, April 6, 12:00 - 4:00pm
Monday, April 8, 5:00 - 7:00pm

Student Actor Musical Theatre Auditions:

Saturday, March 16, 1:00 - 4:00pm
Monday, March 18, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Monday, March 25, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Saturday, March 30, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Monday, April 1, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Saturday, April 6, 12:00 - 4:00pm
Monday, April 8, 5:00 - 7:00pm

Click here to sign-up for a Summer Season audition appointment! Within five to seven business days after signing-up, we will send an email confirming your student's audition appointment time. If you have not recieved a confirmation email after seven business days, please contact us at dramaschool@sct.org. 

Callbacks on Saturday, April 20.

Casting Notification on Friday, April 26.


TUITION INFORMATION

To make participation in Summer Season shows more accessible, we have adopted a voluntary tiered pricing structure. Once cast, you and your family can choose the tuition level right for you. We will keep tuition information confidential. The tuition level you choose will not influence casting in any way. If your family needs more financial support to participate in Summer Season, you may fill out our financial aid application here. This financial support is made possible thanks to the generosity of Seattle Children’s Theatre donors.

  • $775 This tuition level most accurately accounts for the true costs of Summer Season, including royalties, director fees, set and costume materials, and the professional personnel who mentor our technical interns through the experience of mounting a Summer Season show.
  • $615 This is our traditional tuition rate for Summer Season. Paying this amount will go a long way towards helping to cover the Summer Season costs.
  • $300 We hope this tuition rate will allow more families to participate in and comfortably contribute to the Summer Season program.

 

 


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