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Theatre Gr 3-8

Grade Levels: 3 - 8
Purpose: We focus on the development of theatre and communication skills, self-esteem, a Godly confidence, and team building.
Months: October - May
Practice Schedule: Please refer to the rehearsal schedule posted on each production's homepage.
Gr 3 productions generally practice two days per week from 3:30 to 4:30/5:30 p.m.
Gr 4-5 productions generally practice three days per week from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Gr 6-8 and US 7-9 productions generally practice Monday – Friday from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Rehearsals may increase in length and Gr 6-12 productions may include weekends.
Practice Location: Gr 3 - EBL Music Room
Gr 4-8 - Founders' Campus Cafeteria and Choir Room, and Martha S. Lindner Theater
Performance Schedule: There are 4 productions with auditioned parts for these grade levels:
  • Late Fall Musical Theatre Production (Gr 4-5)
  • Christmas Musical (Gr 3)
  • Winter Musical Theatre Production (Gr 6-8)
  • "The One Act" (Gr 7-9)
Cost:

Gr 3 expenses are paid by FOFA.

Gr 4-5 fees average $80 and include costume, production T-shirt, bus transportation from Founders’ Campus to Lindner Theater and production party. Cast members may be asked to supply shoes, hosiery/socks, and basic makeup or wardrobe pieces.

Gr 6-8 cast fees (non-lead) average $150 and include costumes, snacks, production T-shirt, tech week meals, bus transportation from Founders' Campus to Lindner Theater and production party.  Cast members may be asked to supply shoes, hosiery/socks, and basic makeup or wardrobe pieces.
Gr 6-8 crew fees average $75 and include snacks, production T-shirt, tech week meals, bus transportation from Founders' Campus to Lindner Theater and production party.  

Anticipated # of Students: Depends on the cast size of the show

 

Expected Parent Involvement:

Parent involvement is critical to success:

  • Information Meeting for parents of all interested students - see show homepage for details
  • We request at least one parent from each family participate on one pre-production committee + some aspect during performance week + set strike. Options are explained at the Parent Info Meeting and on the Parent Volunteer form, which must be completed prior to auditioning.
Notes:

All Gr 4-8 cast and crew members must sell 10 tickets total. Tickets will be ordered and tracked via SeatYourself, CHCA's online box office.

Sponsor / Contacts:

Gr 3 Musical - Emaline.Allen@chca-oh.org, Director
Gr 4-5 Musical - Mara.Wright@chca-oh.org, Director; Anna Brink, Assistant Director
Gr 6-8 Musical  - Anna.Brink@chca-oh.org, Director; Mara Wright, Assistant Director

Susan.Jung@chca-oh.org, CHCA Artistic Theatre Director
How Do You Register:  Consult the show's homepage for times and audition details.  In general you:
  1. Complete the online registration PRIOR TO audition (Although payment will be scheduled at this time, payment will not be deducted from your account until after the cast is announced. The Fine Arts Department will cancel all scheduled payments in the event a student auditions but is not cast.) The confirmation email has a link to ...
  2. Sign up for an audition time online in Sign-Up Genius or submit via Flipgrid
  3. Bring any printed forms described on the show homepage to the audition