ON STAGE SETS AUDITIONS FOR SUMMER GLEE CLUB CAMP
31, 2010 (St. Joseph, MI) – Kids On Stage announces a new addition to their
Summer Theatre Boot Camp line up, KOS Glee Club Camp. KOS Glee Club will
become a performance group that can respond to occasional requests for
entertainment from corporate and public event coordinators. Glee Club is
exclusive in that only those who audition and are chosen can perform in the
group. The group size will be limited to a maximum of 14 members
consisting of 7th-12th graders, fall 2010. Auditions
will be held at The Chapel, 4250 Washington Ave., St. Joseph, on Saturday, April
24 and Saturday, May 15 at 1:00pm each day. Performers need attend only
one audition. Those auditioning will need to perform a pop or show tune
style musical number using their own karaoke background cd. Once
selections have been made, members of KOS Glee Club will then attend a mandatory
one week rehearsal camp July 19-23. This week will be used to teach and
rehearse musical numbers & choreography to be performed by the group.
The program will consist of some of the actual musical numbers performed on the
popular television program “Glee!” along with other similar rock/pop
material. KOS Glee Club will hold their premier performance on Friday,
July 23 at 6:30pm. There is a registration fee of $250 to cover camp
On Stage Glee Club Camp is a part of their 2010 Summer Theatre Boot Camp.
Summer Theatre Boot Camp is designed to give kids individual attention so they
can expand their acting, perfect their singing, refine their dancing and develop
their overall performance skills. All camps will take place at The Chapel.
To obtain a registration form visit www.dougskidsonstage.com
or call 269 313-2795. A pre-registration Early Bird Discount is available
for registrations received on or before June 1, 2010. Camps are divided
into five separate camp experiences. All grades are for students entering
school in fall 2010.
Camp, June 14-18 for 1st-4th graders. MADD stands
for Music, Art, Dance and Drama. Students rotate between creative music,
art dance and drama, each day. Campers will prepare and perform musical
numbers and dance routines; make their own props, costumes and set pieces. They
will work together to create their own "Fractured Fairly Tale" based
on classics such as Beauty and the Beast, The Three Little Pigs, Berenstain
Bears, Dr. Seuss and others.
Stars Camp, June 21-25 for 4th-12th graders. The age
range for this camp has been expanded this year. Campers will learn what
it takes to be a rock/pop "American-Idol-style" performer. They will
develop and sharpen skills as an individual and ensemble musical
performer. The goal of Future Stars Camp is to take each participant to the next
level in their ability to perform before others. Students will be critiqued,
instructed and encouraged based upon their own skill level. Each student will
perform as both a soloist and part of a small ensemble.
Trouper Music Theatre Camp, June 28-July2 for 5th-12th
graders. Campers will learn and perform the musical Dear Edwina Jr.
Pre-registration is critical in order to receive performance material
early. Campers must arrive at camp with the music learned and memorized. Auditions
for principal roles will take place on day one of camp.
Trouper Music Theatre Camp, July 26-August 6 (two week camp) for 3rd-9th
graders. Campers will learn and perform A Year With Frog & Toad Jr.
Campers will learn basic theatre fundamentals such as stage movement, script
marking, and vocal projection.
hours are 9:00am-4:pm, Monday through Friday. For fee structure and
further information on each camp visit www.dougskidsonstage.com or call 269
camps are directed by Doug Fordyce, owner/director of Kids On Stage. Kids
On Stage is a performing arts opportunity for school age kids grades 1 thru 12
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
self-accountability, commitment, self-fulfillment through hard work and
accomplishment and having fun on stage.