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East Valley Children's Theatre announces auditions for the world premiere of a brand, new original show, "Arya's Rock: A Video Game Adventure."  Living a life that is ruled by video games, Jacob is not too far from your average teenager.  But what happens when he gets thrown into the world of one of these video games?  Follow the journey of a boy who is transported into the realm of Arya's Rock, a world where unrest is seeping through every beach, forest and island.

Auditions:  Thursday, May 7 and Friday, May 8, 5:00pm for ages 8-11, 7:00pm for ages 12-18.  Callbacks Saturday, May 9 at 9:00am.  Location:  EVCT Rehearsal Studio, 4501 E. Main St., Mesa (SE corner of Greenfield and Main).  Auditions consist of movement and reading from the script.  No previous preparation or experience required.  Bring a picture that doesn't need to be returned and come dressed for movement.  To see a list of characters and to download an audition form, go to  Questions?  Call Karen at 480-756-3828.
J*Company Auditions in La Jolla

Disney's Mary Poppins

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Mary Poppins received 7 TONY Awards. With its irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and astonishing stagecraft even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that "Anything can happen if you let it."

For more information and to register, contact J*Company Managing Director Jamie Gillcrist at or 858-362-1155.

J*Company's ON THE TOWN

ON THE TOWN is J*Company's traveling performance group, comprised of talented young artists from all over San Diego County, who will sing and dance their way into your heart!

These young artists not only serve as ambassadors of J*Company Youth Theatre at public appearances, but they also reach out to give positive entertainment to charitable organizations, underprivileged youth, the elderly and others. This talented ensemble brings their artistry to the greater community while learning to work together with respect, integrity and professionalism, nurturing and encouraging each other personally as well as artistically.

J*Company ON THE TOWN is one of San Diego's most sought-after groups and performs at many high-end events including the San Diego Symphony Summer POPS, Cox Arena, Broadway/San Diego, La Jolla Playhouse, Disneyland and many more.

(Ages 7-18 may audition)
Auditions: May 11 & 12, 2015, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Callbacks: May 13, 2015, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Rehearsals Begin: August 17, 2015

Interested in registering for your
Mary Poppins and/or
On the Town audition?

Contact J*Company Managing Director Jamie Gillcrist: or 858.362.1155

Musical Theatre of Anthem Announces Summer Performing Arts Programs  

Anthem, Ariz.  Feb. 1, 2015 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces summer productions and workshops for performers ages 3-18, including the no-cut Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr., the very popular Summer Performing Arts Institute (SPAI), and MTA Minis. Participants will learn from award-winning, experienced directors, vocal directors and choreographers, many of whom will also be directing shows for the upcoming season.  “MTA offers something for youth of all ages and experience this summer, from a full-scale musical production to intensive workshops and minis program,” said Jackie Hammond, MTA’s Producing Artistic Director.

Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr. – no-cut for ages 8-14

June 8-19, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Cost - $325

The Emmy® Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series and pop culture phenomenon follows Tom, a young school teacher who is nervous about his first day of teaching. He tries to relax by watching TV when various characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and music. Memorable songs as "Just A Bill," "Lolly, Lolly, Lolly," and "Conjunction Junction" bring his lesson plans vividly to life. Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. is the perfect summer show with lots of singing, dancing, prop-making, and even academic learning! Join MTA for this fun-filled, full-scale production. Performances run June 19 and 20 at 7:00 p.m., and June 20 and 21 at 3:00 p.m.

About MTA

Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is an award-winning, non-profit theater company located in Anthem, Arizona.  The mission of MTA is to develop youth and adults within the field of performing arts while enhancing their intrinsic creativity and brokering their vast talents.  MTA trains and educates youth so that they can become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow while providing opportunities to adults that empower them and foster their creativity.  MTA’s principles include casting all who audition in select productions, presenting high quality shows that everyone can enjoy, and providing a positive environment where performers can practice teamwork and communication skills while experiencing the pride of accomplishment. Supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Auditions for INTO THE WOODS

Tuesday, April 14 or Wednesday, April 15*

Valley Youth Theatre

525 N First St, Phoenix, 85004

Details at


*Performers need only attend one audition day, but dates are subject to change.

Note: There are no fees to audition for or perform in VYT mainstage productions.


Tickets On Sale April 6, 2014

Valley Youth Theatre Presents


June 12 thru 28, 2015

Live On Stage at the Herberger Theater Center

222 E Monroe St, Phoenix, 85004

Tickets at

or by calling 602.252.8497


The Brothers Grimm hit the stage in this epic fairy tale featuring Tony Award-winning music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.



Friday, June 12, 19 & 26 @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 13, 20 & 27 @ 2 & 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 14, 21 & 28 @ 2 p.m.

Thursday, June 18 & 25 @ 7:30 p.m.


Ticket prices start at $20 and vary by seating location.