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.
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.*
DATE: May 12, 2022
TIME: Choose one audition window
4:30-6:00pm, 6:00-7:30pm, and 7:30-9:00pm
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.
• 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 2022 – 2023 season!
Mary Belle Blanton
Ava Grace Manning
James De Martini
Nancy Clare Parsons
Open classes and shows are available to the public.
Anyone can take and participate in these classes and shows.
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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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.
2863 Johnson Ferry Rd.
Marietta, GA 30062
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