Plans for Broadway Showcase 2018 are well underway, and auditions for this year’s show are coming up! Auditions will take place on the following dates and times:
All Kindergarten/TK, Elementary, and Middle School students should come prepared to sing a selection of a song that shows off their personality and vocal ability. They should also be prepared to learn some choreography and perform it in small groups. All Kindergarten/TK, Elementary, and Middle School students who wish to be considered for the production MUST attend an audition, and MUST bring a completed audition form and photo with them to the audition.K/TK, Elementary School, and Middle School Rehearsal Schedule remains the same as last year:Kindergarten/TK will rehearse on Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:00pm in the VCHS Chapel. Rehearsals begin on Thursday, January 18th. Attendance is required at all rehearsals in order to participate in the show.Elementary School will rehearse on Thursdays between 4:00 and 6:00pm in the VCHS Chapel. Rehearsals begin on Thursday, January 11th
- Elementary School Tuesday, November 28th from 3:15-5:15pm in the VCHS Chapel
- Middle School Tuesday, November 28th from 5:45-7:45pm in the VCHS Chapel
- Kindergarten & Transitional Kindergarten Thursday, January 11th from 3:15-4:00pm in the VCHS Chapel
Middle School will rehearse on Mondays from 4:00 to 6:00pm in the VCHS Chapel. Rehearsals begin on Monday, January 8th - Please note: this is the first day back to school after Christmas Break! Attendance is required at all scheduled rehearsals in order to participate in the show.
High School Auditions:The audition process for specialty numbers will be a little different this year. 2018 marks the return of the well-loved piece “Favorite Son” from Will Rogers Follies. This number will be the Women’s Specialty this year, and there will be three clinics to learn the choreography prior to the audition. If you are interested in auditioning for this number, you must attend at least one clinic prior to the audition.If you are interested in participating in the Men’s Specialty number, there will be a dedicated audition for that number on Wednesday, November 15th at 5:30pm.Only those students who are interested in auditioning for a solo/duet/or small group number (less than 10 people) in the show will need to audition individually on one of the dates indicated below. There are two audition dates--you only need to attend ONE audition, not both.Also new this year; any student interested in being considered for Student Director will need to apply and attend an interview in order to be considered for the role. Similarly, any student interested in participating in the Student Production Team will need to submit an application and attend an interview. There are two interview dates--you only need to schedule your interview on ONE of the dates, not both.
High School Audition/Interview Schedule:Favorite Son (Women’s Specialty) - Women’s Specialty Audition Form
- Wednesday, November 1st, 5:00-6:00pm -- “Favorite Son” Clinic #1
- Wednesday, November 8th, 5:00-6:00pm -- “Favorite Son” Clinic #2
- Monday, November 13th, 5:00-6:0pm -- “Favorite Son” Clinic #3
- Wednesday, November 15th, 5:30pm -- “Favorite Son” Audition
Men’s Specialty - Men’s Specialty Audition Form
Solo/Duet/Small Group Auditions - Solo/Duet/Small Group Audition Form
Wednesday, November 15th, 5:30pm -- Men’s Specialty Audition
Student Director & Student Production Team - Student Director & Student Production Team Application Forms
- Monday, November 13th, 3:00-5:00pm -- Solo/Duet/Small Group Auditions (Option 1)
- Tuesday, November 14th, 5:00-7:00pm -- Solo/Duet/Small Group Auditions (Option 2)
- Friday, November 10th -- Student Director & Student Production Team Applications DUE by end of day
- Monday, November 13th, 5:00-7:00pm -- Student Director & Student Prod. Team Interviews (Option 1)
- Tuesday, November 14th, 3:00-5:00pm -- Student Director & Student Prod. Team Interviews (Option 2)
Broadway Showcase Pit BandAny students interested in playing in the Broadway Showcase Pit Band will need to attend an audition on Wednesday, November 8th in the VCHS Music Room. Audition time and additional details will be forthcoming, please keep an eye on VC Weekly and the Broadway Showcase webpage for more information.
The Opener and Closer of the show are open to all academically eligible VCHS students who can regularly attend and commit to the rehearsal time, which is Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00 to 9:00pm. Students interested in participating in the Opener or Closer will need to sign up ahead of time. Please watch VC Weekly and the Broadway Showcase webpage for information regarding sign-ups. Auditions are not required for participation in the Opener or Closer. The first Opener/Closer rehearsal is scheduled for Monday, January 8th from 6:00 - 9:00pm in the High School Chapel. Please note: this is the first day back to school after Christmas Break!An important Parent Organizational Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 11th at 4:30 p.m. in Rooms C31 and C32 at the High School. This is a good way for parents to be directly involved with the show and also earn service hours.