The winner of many national awards, this uproarious play about life, death, power and first boyfriends was adapted by the author from her popular book, Good-bye, Best Friend (Harper Paperbacks, 1993). Hollywood-wannabe Star, the ultimate Beatles' fan, has her path stymied by cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease that assures a young death. She spends most of her time in the hospital, where she confronts fate with imagination by surrounding herself with MTV-inspired bodyguard Flunkies and 'morphing' her dreaded therapy nurse into a pro-wrestler. Then, Star gets a new roommate, Courtney, who is Star's opposite—a pretty cheerleader and apparently not very sick. Neither girl knows much about the other's world, but eventually they come to understand each other, and ultimately, themselves. This is a powerful play about living life to the fullest and a proven hit for school, adult, and TYA theatres alike. (Audition requirements, a 1-to-2 minute monologue - comedy or drama. Also will require reading. Sides will be provided upon request. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.)
Is your school a little too…normal? Welcome to Wayside. Before you enter Wayside School, you should know it’s a thirty-story building with one classroom on each floor. Mrs. Jewls is nice and teaches class on the thirtieth story, but watch out for Mrs. Gorf, who turns kids into apples if they give a wrong answer. And then there’s Miss Zarves, who teaches the class on the nineteenth story – except there is no nineteenth story so there is no Miss Zarves. The zany characters of Wayside School take you on a bizarre classroom journey that promises to thrill and excite the entire family. This play will have additional original music & some choreography as well. (Audition requirements: a 1-minute comic monologue, 1 minute of an upbeat song).
This acting foundation class offers an entry-level opportunity to explore improvisation, voice and character techniques for young actors. Will have an opportunity to work on a monologue as well as collaborate in improvisational scenes.
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This acting class is for more advanced teen actors who are looking for more acting challenges, learning to "read between the lines" and master subtext. Scene work will be emphasized and we will also work on the art of "cold reading" for auditions.