Summer Youth Theater

Summer Youth Theater

Each summer, talented teens from across the state gather at the Flynn to produce high-quality theatrical productions under a professional team of artist-educators. Over the course of several weeks, they build new skills, exercise their strengths, stretch their limits, and develop close friendships with peers who are passionate in similar ways! Many graduates from the program have gone on to study in the top college, university, and conservatory theater programs around the country, and to pursue professional careers as performers. 

The Summer 2017 Musicals are:

Honk Jr.Honk, Jr. (ages 11-14)
Rehearsal Dates: Monday-Friday, June 19-30, 8:30 am-3 pm
Performances: June 30 at 4 & 7 pm and July 1 at 1 & 4 pm
Team: Lauren Larken, Karen Amirault, Stacy Chadwell

CabaretCabaret (ages 15-19*)
Rehearsal Dates: S, M, W, July 2, 3, & 5: 9 am-6 pm; Monday-Friday, July 10-21: 12-5:30 pm* (some students may be called as early as 9 am)
Performances: July 20 & 21: 7 pm, July 22: 2 & 7 pm, July 23: 1 & 6 pm
Team: Gina Fearn, Amy Riley, Danielle Sertz, Randal Pierce, Stacy Chadwell

XanaduXanadu (ages 13-19*) 
Rehearsal Dates: Th-Sat, July 6-8: 9 am-6 pm; July 24-Aug 4: 12-5:30 pm* (some students may be called as early as 9 am) 
Performances: Aug 3 & 4: 7 pm, Aug 5: 2 & 7 pm, Aug 6: 1 & 6 pm
Team: Amy Riley, Gina Fearn, Christina Weakland, Ryan Addario, Jennifer Lawson
* Adults 20+ may be considered for the roles of the adults, at the discretion of the team

AUDITIONS: secure your timeslot!
• January 9: 5-7 pm (for college students home on break and students who cannot make the Feb 17-19 dates)
• February 17: ages 11-14 (for Honk, Jr. primarily)
• February 18 at 9 am or noon: for ages 14-19
• Feb 19: callbacks, times will vary

REHEARSALS: An initial group get-together and several advance rehearsals will be scheduled in May and June. Please hold the Show Choir time slot (Saturdays 12-4pm) open. We will aim for Saturdays, but may need to add some Friday evenings or Sundays. Camp-time rehearsals are held on the dates listed above. Some performers will be expected to attend additional morning or evening rehearsals. 

Tuition: Tuition ranges from $595-$695. At auditions you will be asked to provide your credit card # (or a check) for a $350 deposit on tuition. The remaining tuition will be due June 1st. Payment plans are available to split your tuition into multiple installments. Limited scholarships are available for students whose families cannot afford the full tuition. Please inquire about either form of aid at 802-652-4537 or flynnarts@flynncenter.org

History

The Summer 2016 shows were "James & the Giant Peach, Jr," "Lucky Stiff," and "Spring Awakening"

The Summer 2015 shows were "Little Mermaid, Jr," "Bat Boy," and "Once On This Island"

The Summer 2014 shows were "Carrie, the Musical" and "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"

The Summer 2013 shows were "Shrek, the Musical" and "Into the Woods."

The Summer 2012 shows were "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" and "Zombie Prom."

The Summer 2011 shows were "A Year with Frog & Toad," "Urinetown," and "Theater in Action."

The Summer 2010 shows were the "Phenomenal Flynn Vaudeville Cabaret" and "13, The Musical."

The Summer 2009 show was "Once Upon a Mattress."

The Summer 2008 show was "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown!"

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