Summer Season and Mainstage Production Information

Summer Season is a special performance program giving students entering grades 4 - 12 the opportunity to participate in a fully produced play or musical on the Charlotte Martin Theatre stage. This year, SCT will produce 4 shows in our Summer Season.  Additionally, 6 students actors will be need in SCT's 2018-2019 Mainstage Season. 

Auditions for our Summer Season Shows and Mainstage Production are now past. Thank you for your interest! For scheduling purposes, details of these productions remain below.

 

MAINSTAGE 2018-2019 SEASON

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

For actors age 9 to 17 as of March 10, 2019
Adapted by Dwayne Hartford
From the book by Kate DiCamillo      
Directed by Courtney Sale, SCT Artistic Director
Rehearsals begin December 26, 2018
Performance dates January 23 – March 10, 2019      
For actors age 9 to 17 as of March 10, 2019

An exquisitely fashioned toy china rabbit, Edward Tulane, experiences deep love and loss on a tumultuous 20 year journey. Edward is a somewhat vain toy companion to a young girl, and is concerned more with his vast array of lovely outfits than he is with forging relationships. But when the unexpected elements of life come into play, he discovers how easy it is to love someone fiercely and purely, when you yourself are loved in return.

Characters:

#1 - Girl, actor able to play approximately ages 9 to 11, energetic and kind, an
only child with a voracious curiosity

#2 - Girl, actor able to play approximately ages 8 to 10, smaller in frame, a
younger sister with a resilient spirit

#3 - Boy, actor able to play approximately ages 11 to 15, resourceful, older brother
to girl #2, determined in the face of great adversity

SUMMER SEASON 2018 LINE UP

WONDERLAND

For actors entering grade 4 and up
Written by Don Fleming and Ramón Esquivel, based on the works of Lewis Carroll
Rehearsals June 25 - July 13 from 6:00 - 9:30pm - No Rehearsal July 4
Tech Week Rehearsals July 16 - 19 from 9:00am - 12:30pm
Performances July 19 - 21 at 7:00pm

Alice’s insatiable curiosity leads her down the rabbit hole and hurtling into Wonderland. There she calls on all her wit and courage to stay safe and hold on to her sanity. She must overcome the deranged Queen of Hearts and decode this crazed world full of other insane creatures--like Caterpillar, Mad Hatter and Cheshire Cat--to return to the world above ground.

LOOKINGGLASS

For actors entering grade 7 and up
Written by Don Fleming And Ramón Esquivel
Based on the works of Lewis Carroll
Rehearsals June 25 - July 13 from 6:00 - 9:30pm - No Rehearsal July 4
Tech Week Rehearsals July 16 - 19 from 1:00 - 4:30pm
Performances July 19 - 21 at 8:15pm

A half-year after falling into Wonderland, Alice’s adventures take a darker turn. Still restless, she somehow moves through a mirror to find herself trapped, a pawn on a crazy-quilt chessboard.  Her only escape: to travel the length of the board to become a Queen herself. On her quest, she encounters fierce enemies, such as the Dread Jabberwock, and unlikely allies in The Dreams of the Black King 

SEUSSICAL JR.

For actors entering grade 5 and up
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Rehearsals July 2 - 20 from 6:00 - 9:30pm - No Rehearsal July 4
Tech Week Rehearsal July 23 - 26 from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Performances July 26 - 28 at 7:00pm

Seussical follows the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Whos from a world of naysayers, all while guarding an egg left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird.  Although Horton faces ridicule, danger and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him.  Ultimately, the powers of friendship and community are challenged and emerge triumphant!

 

RENT, SCHOOL EDITION

For actors entering grade 8 and up
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Rehearsals July 2 - 27 from 6:00pm - 9:30pm - No Rehearsal July 4
Tech Week Rehearsals July 30 - August 2 from 1:00 - 9:30pm
Performances August 3 - 5 At 7:00pm

RENT follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with all generations. We at SCT are proud to be the one of the first companies to produce the School Edition while it was still under development, in 2009, and are excited to bring it back to Summer Season!

 

TUITION INFORMATION

To make participation in Summer Season shows more accessible, we have adopted a voluntary tiered pricing structure. Once cast, you and your family can choose the tuition level right for you. We will keep tuition information confidential. The tuition level you choose will not influence casting in any way. If your family needs more financial support to participate in Summer Season, you may fill out our financial aid application. This financial support is made possible thanks to the generosity of Seattle Children’s Theatre donors.

  • $775 This tuition level most accurately accounts for the true costs of Summer Season, including royalties, director fees, set and costume materials, and the professional personnel who mentor our technical interns through the experience of mounting a Summer Season show.
  • $615 This is our traditional tuition rate for Summer Season. Paying this amount will go a long way towards helping to cover the Summer Season costs.
  • $300 We hope this tuition rate will allow more families to participate in and comfortably contribute to the Summer Season program.

Callbacks on Saturday, April 21.
Casting Notification on Friday, April 27.


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