The East Cobb Theatrical Musical Theatre Company is a musical theatre training program designed for students with a passion for musical theatre who wish to further their skills in acting, singing, and dancing. The company requires a higher level of commitment and a desire to improve and refine musical theatre techniques. Entrance is by audition only. This year the Company Members will perform a Company Only Winter Show, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and The Chocolate Factory!

2022-2023 EAST COBB THEATRICAL MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY AUDITION INFO

What does each company entail?

We are excited to announce auditions for the 2022/2023 East Cobb Theatrical Company. The ECT Company is a musical theatre training program designed for students who have a passion for and wish to further their skills in acting, singing, and dancing. Company requires a high level of commitment from students (a minimum of five hours of training per week, with the exception of our Silver Company) and a drive to improve and refine musical theatre techniques. Entrance into the ECT Company is by audition only and is available to rising 4th-12th graders.

Company members make a school-year commitment (August 2022-May 2023) and are expected to attend all rehearsals/classes unless absences have been cleared with appropriate staff or in the case of sickness. Company rehearsals are as follows:

Silver Company: Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00pm
Gold/Platinum/Onyx Companies: Tuesdays, 6:00-9:00pm

All companies members are required to take a minimum of two additional dance classes each week and can select from tap, ballet, Broadway jazz, and modern.

**In addition to weekly technique classes, our members also perform a Company-only show each year. The show that has been selected for the 2022/2023 Company season is Roald Dahl’s Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.

Pre-Pro Company

In addition to ECT Company, we will also be offering spots in our Pre-Pro Company. Pre-Pro will be an additional hour commitment during the week and will include musical theatre repertoire building, monologue study, and technical Broadway Jazz. Pre-Pro is designed for students that want to pursue a professional career in musical theatre and eventually enter our college prep program. Please indicate on the sign up form in the notes if you desire to be considered for Pre-Pro.

*Ballet and Tap classes will be open school classes so students can dance at their proper skill level whereas voice, musical theatre dance, and acting classes will be closed school classes and only have members of their company in them.*

Audition Information

DATE: May 12, 2022

TIME: Choose one audition window

4:30-6:00pm, 6:00-7:30pm, and 7:30-9:00pm

REQUIREMENTS:

a memorized monologue (45-60 seconds), a 32-bar vocal solo (w/piano track, mp3 to be sent to us prior to audition), and mastery of choreography (will be taught during auditions, no preparation necessary).

 

Dues / Fees

Company fees are as follows:

$400 annual membership fee (billed upon acceptance to and commitment to Company)

Silver company (4th/5th grades): $200/month (Silver company is only required to complete 3.5 hours of training per week)

Gold (5th/6th/7th grades): $275/month

Platinum (7th/8th/9th grades): $275/month

Onyx (9th-12th grades): $275/month

This year, in addition to the above fees, a parent of each Company member will be required to volunteer eight hours of his/her time with East Cobb Theatrical (volunteer opportunities will include set design and construction, load in/out for shows, ushering, concessions, facility cleaning, preparing for and hosting company events, and more); parents have the option to opt out of their volunteer requirement by paying a $350 opt-out fee to ECT.

Extra Fees

• Open School Shows
Please note that company members are not required to participate in Open School Shows and therefore company dues do not include performances for open school shows.

• Dance shoes and attire
Girls: pink ballet, black tap, and black jazz or nude character shoes
Boys: black ballet, black tap, and black jazz shoes

Congrats to our company members for the 2021 – 2022 season!

Silver Troupe

Anna Hamilton

Charlie Holden

Ethan Lin

Gianna Marigliano

Gracyn Huie

Holden Kirchoff

Nash Hathcock

Gold Troupe

Allie Ross

Blakely Bjerken

Burke Rippeon

Caroline Telford

Charlotte Clifton

Elise Callahan

Emerson Wilkins

Gabriella Bozzelli

Grace Yan

Jay Steiner

Lizzy Pennington

Nia Leonard

Sophie Stoller

Sydney Merkel

Platinum Troupe

Emerson Watts

Emma Flack

Gracie Chastain

James DeMartini

Luka Dapkus

Lyla Peterka

Nancy Clare Parsons

Olivia Hathcock

Riley-Anne Leazer

Sydney Burkhalter

Onyx Troupe

Braxton Bjerken

Claire Burson

Elise Friderich

Grant Steele

Jackie Taylor

Jackson Rivers

Kaylee Luchenbill

Lilly Berry

Lizzie Brasfield

Madeline Bozzelli

Maddie Erwin

Olivia Anderson

Samantha Lako

Sydney Helton

 

OPEN SCHOOL

Open classes and shows are available to the public.
Anyone can take and participate in these classes and shows.

 

COMPANY

Company classes and shows refers to classes and shows only offered/available for company memberes (ie. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the musical revue, and company group classes for acting, musical theater, dance, and voice.

 

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OUR MISSION

We are devoted to developing young actors filled with courage, confidence, and passion in a Christ-centered environment. Students participating in the program will learn to reach within themselves to affect and move audiences.

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Marietta, GA 30062
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470-898-6580

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