ON STAGE NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR GODSPELL JR.
Joseph, MI (August 11, 2009) – Kids On Stage is now accepting registrations
for their fall production of “Godspell Jr”. Rehearsals will begin
Saturday August 29, 2009 and will culminate with four performances October 23,
24 & 25 at Lakeshore High School Auditorium. The show will be
performed by one cast consisting of Junior Troupers, grade 1-3 and Super
Troupers, grade 4-12. Every child who registers is guaranteed
participation in the production, regardless of talent or ability.
Registration volume for this production is expected to be high so early
registration is recommended. Registration numbers will be limited.
may register by visiting online at www.dougskidsonstage.com
and printing out the registration form. Forms may also be obtained by
calling 269 313-2795. Registration fees are $235 for Super Troupers and
$215 for Junior Troupers. There is an early bird discount of $25 for
registrations received and/or postmarked by August 27, 2009.
are on Saturdays beginning August 29 from 9:30am – 4:00pm. Rehearsal
times will be modified as rehearsals progress. Additional rehearsals for
those with principal parts will also be held on some Thursday and Friday
afternoons. Optional rehearsals will also be held on some Thursday &
Fridays for the entire cast to rehearse music. Rehearsals are at The
Chapel (Multi Purpose Room), 4250 Washington Ave., St. Joseph, just south of
Glenlord Rd. For complete rehearsal and performance information visit the
Kids On Stage web site: www.dougskidsonstage.com.
he wrote Wicked, Pippin, Pocahontas or Disney’s Enchanted,
Stephen Schwartz wrote Godspell. Go back another 1,970 years,
and you’ll find a guy from Galilee who changed the world. Now
Kids On Stage presents one of the biggest off-Broadway and
Broadway successes of all time. Packed with infectious
songs like "Bless the Lord," "It’s All for the
Best," and the beloved anthem "Day by Day,"
Godspell Jr. tells the Greatest Story ever told - in a style
that blends commedia, vaudeville, even Saturday Night Live-esque
shtick - with music that ranges from pop to reggae to rock to
show-stopping musical theatre. Joyous, funny, and inspiring,
Godspell Jr. is a groundbreaking and unique reflection on the
life of Jesus, with a message of kindness, tolerance and love.
scholarships are available to any participant on a “first come/first served”
basis. The application process is initiated by calling Doug Fordyce at 269
313-2795. Parents of scholarship recipients are asked to help out with the
production process by volunteering in some capacity. No child will ever be
turned away simply because of a financial need.
On Stage is a National Youth Theatre award winning theatre company dedicated to
the development of life skills in children through the performing arts.
Since 1996, as founder and former director of Children’s Music Workshop, Doug
Fordyce, along with his wife Jeri, has developed a solid reputation for
impacting the lives of children with personal growth through music and theatre.
Kids On Stage is a values driven opportunity for school age kids to grow in
self-confidence and communication skills through the preparation and performance
of high quality musical productions. Through this process children learn
fundamentals of practical theatre, vocal projection, stage presence, basic
choreography and make-up. Emphasis is placed on teamwork,
self-accountability, commitment and self-fulfillment through hard work and