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Youth Production Auditions


About The Program


In addition to our Professional Season, Berkeley Playhouse produces several youth only productions a season. Our acclaimed programs gives talented students the opportunity to participate in full-scale, youth-only productions of the highest quality with some of the best professional directors, choreographers, and designers in the Bay Area. Cast members within the KidStage and TeenStage programs receive ongoing training in acting, voice, and movement! Need-based financial aid is available. View financial aid information.

An audition is required to be admitted into the program. See below for audition information.

If you have participated in a Youth Production before, you do not need to audition again.  Enroll here.


Our Summer 2020 Title:


      

Newsies:
Grades rising 5th-12th

Seize the day with this a jubilant story about fighting for what is right, based on the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899. Jack Kelly, the charming leader of a group of young newsboys, rallies newsies from all over New York City to strike together in protest of rising distribution prices and unjust conditions.

YS NEWSIES- Section 1 [grades: rising 6th — rising 9th]
Rehearses 9AM-3PM June 15 – July 10
TECH 9AM-3PM July 13 & 14, 11AM-4PM July 15 & 16
Performs:  July 15 6pm, July 16 6pm, July 17 5pm & 8pm

YS NEWSIES- Section 2 [grades: rising 9th – rising 12th]
Rehearses 9AM-3PM June 22  – July 17
TECH 9AM-3PM July 20 & 21 , 11AM-4PM July 22  & 23
Performs:  July 22  6pm, July 23  6pm, July 24  5pm & 8pm

YS NEWSIES- Section 3 [grades: rising 5th – rising 7th]
Rehearses 9AM-3PM June 29 – July 24
TECH 9AM-3PM July 27 & 28, 11AM-4PM July 29 & 3
Performs:  July 29 6pm, July 30 6pm, July 31 5pm & 8pm

Newsies auditions are January 31st or February 4th.
To sign up for an audition, click here.


If you have participated in a Youth Production before, you do not need to audition again.  Enroll here.


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