To reserve your spot in these classes, FIRST fill out our Registration Form HERE.
REHERSAL SCHEDULE: Wednesdays- 4:00-6:15, Fridays- 4:00-6:15, Saturdays- 12:00-5:00
9/6 4:00-6:30 Individual Vocal Auditions by appointment (sign ups etc…)
9/8 4:00-6:30 Vocal Call Backs
9/9 12:00-2:00 Dance Auditions
2:30-5:00 Acting Auditions
DANCE & ACTING AUDITIONS:
Please prepare a 1 minute vocal solo of your choice and be ready to perform it with your own karaoke track.
Callbacks will be released by email by the afternoon of 9/7. Callback songs will be available prior to auditions.
We recommend practicing and being familiar with all callback songs.
Cast list should be released by 9/11. Rehearsals start immediately after casting on 9/13.
The entire cast (and crew if possible) are called for all of Wednesday 9/13 rehearsal and Saturday 9/16 rehearsal. Friday 9/15 rehearsal TBA.
ALL CAST & CREW ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND ALL TECH WEEK REHEARSALS.
Tech rehearsals are Monday 11/27-Thursday 11/30 4:00-9:00
BE MORE CHILL
Music & Lyrics by Joe Iconis
Book by Joe Tracz
Based on the novel by Ned Vizzini
The fan-favorite musical Be More Chill is a rocking new sci-fi musical about growing up, high school, and what we will do to get what we want.
Jeremy Heere is just an average teenager. That is, until he finds out about "The Squip," a tiny supercomputer that promises to bring him everything he desires most: a date with Christine, an invite to the raddest party of the year and a chance to survive life in his suburban New Jersey high school. But is being the most popular guy in school worth the risk?
Jeremy Heere (Range: A2-A4) – Awkward high school junior.
Christine Canigula (Range: F3-D5) – High school theater girl, sweetly dorky.
Michael Mell (Range: B2-A4) – Jeremy's music-obsessed best friend.
Jake Dillinger (Range: Db3-Bb4) – High school awesomeness personified.
Rich (Range: Bb2-A4 w/ opt. E5) – Five feet five inches of teenage bully.
Chloe (Range: B3-Eb5) – The hottest girl in school, crass and confident.
Brooke (Range: Bb3-Eb5) – The second hottest girl in school, insecure.
Jenna Rolan (Range: G3-G5) – That girl who knows everyone's business.
Jeremy's Dad (Range: Ab2-A4) – Never wears pants. Also: Mr. Reyes, Scary Stockboy.
The Squip (Range: F#2-Ab4) – The supercomputer in Jeremy's head.
Ensemble Actors will get to play a variety of characters and be the heart of many of the show’s most exciting and fun numbers. Ensemble will play the student body, Mall Shoppers, and the neighborhood girls during “Smartphone Hour,” to name a few.
To audition for Be More Chill, fill out the play registration form HERE and pay the audition deposit of $150. After auditions, those who are cast in the show must pay the remaining $475 within 3 days or initiate the first payment of a monthly payment plan. Scholarships and tuition assistance ARE available, but limited. Please inform us if you are applying for scholarship on your registration form and we will get back to you before auditions.
Anyone who is not cast will have the option to be part of the show as a member of our Crew Workshop for no extra charge beyond the existing deposit, receiving in depth training from our highly trained Crew professionals as they work with the directing staff to create the sets, props, costumes, lighting and special effects for the show. If not cast and uninterested in being on the crew, please notify us within 5 days and we will send you a full refund of your deposit. More Information on the Crew Workshop HERE.
It is our goal to cast most if not all of those who audition, but we are keeping the cast size small to ensure the best experience for everyone involved. We are aiming for a cast of 24-27 and our absolute maximum is 29.
Each cast member is expected to provide 10-20 hours of volunteer support for the show. This can come in a variety of forms, and can be provided by the cast member themself, their parents or guardians or a combination of both. If volunteer hours are really a hardship, cast families may opt out with a financial donation instead. We understand that parents are busy and we encourage cast to do the majority of their own volunteer hours. However, we also know that many of our parents have skills that would be a great asset to the show (construction, sewing, etc) and we deeply appreciate when those skills are used to improve the quality of our shows, not strictly in the form of parent labor, but rather in the form of community education, where parents come and share their knowledge with our students, teaching, guiding and mentoring them to gain skills to perform those jobs themselves. If you have questions about volunteer hours, please reach out to us. We are committed to working with every family’s unique circumstances in order to make being part of our programs accessible.