Monday, August 22, 2016

NEWS

Audition!  Audition application packets and rehearsal schedules are NOW available.
Find out what the August issue of BLOOM MAGAZINE says about Brundibár, Stages & The Jewish Theatre, pages 23 and 154

The Jewish Theatre of Bloomington and
Stages Bloomington present:
Brundibár
A Bloomington premiere and major community event that will involve over 40 singer/actors. The production is tuition-free and will be cast by open audition September 17. Audition applications are available now.

This surprising musical production involves a Nazi transit camp, a children's opera, and collaborations by award winning playwright Tony Kushner and author/illustrator Maurice Sendak.

Be in the show:  Adult roles for teens, character roles for children, and a large ensemble. Show description, audition application, and full rehearsal schedule here.

FREE. No tuition. Submit audition applications before September 10


This project is supported in part by the City of Bloomington Arts Commission's Arts Project Grant Program, the Brabson Library and Educational Foundation, the Brown County Community Foundation, the Indiana Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; Indiana University Borns Jewish Studies Program Pearl Schwartz Program Fund; Paula Sunderman, and Susan Klein and Bob Agranoff.


Audition!      Seeking Playwrights and Actors in Grades 4-6                                       
 The City of Bloomington Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission and Stages Bloomington present:

A Play for MLK 
Love to write and act? Come audition for an original 10-minute play about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to be written by a cast of 10 Stages actors in grades 4-6 and performed on MLK Day (January 16, 2017) at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

OPEN AUDITION
Saturday Sept 17, 1pm to 2:30 pm
The Warehouse, 1525 S Rogers Street 

We’re looking for a cast of 10 actors, entering grades 4-6, who can brainstorm, imagine, collaborate, and create—and then bring their own characters to life on stage!

Complete description and schedule here
  • Drafting sessions and rehearsals on Mondays at the Monroe County Public Library, 4:15 to 6:15 pm (see schedule for details)
  • Rehearsals and drafting sessions will not conflict with Brundibár, so feel free to audition for both! Snacks will be provided for each meeting
  • Open to writers/actors entering 4th-6th grade in the fall
  • FREE.  This is a no-fee, no-tuition Stages production sponsored by the City of Bloomington Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission. 

2016-2017 Season
Be in a Show

Brundibár. November 10-13.
A major community event that will involve over 40 singer/actors, grades 4-12.
Read more.
Audition applications available now.
Auditions Sept. 17.
This project is supported in part by the City of Bloomington Arts Commission's Arts Project Grant Program, the Brabson Library and Educational Foundation, the Brown County Community Foundation, the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.


Legally Blond, The Musical. March 2-5
High school and middle school singers: Put this one on your schedule.
Registration information available soon.
Rehearsal schedule: December 3-March 5
Auditions, December 3



Wizard of Oz, the musical. May 26-28
Presented by a cast of 1st-6th grade singers and actors.
Watch for registration information.





Oh! The people you'll meet
Read about Stages Instructors, Directors, and Staff. Watch for 2016-17 staff announcements.
Read more.


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Watch Stages' recent production of Free To Be...You and Me unfold - from rehearsals to the final show. View here.



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