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2019 Summer Theatre Camp - Aladdin!
Aladdin Summer Theatre Camp

Dear Parents and/or Guardians,                                                   

The Western Dubuque Fine Arts Booster Club is proud to present a Children’s Theatre opportunity this summer.  The Missoula Children’s Theatre (MTC) is a non-profit group from Missoula, Montana that travels the nation conducting theater opportunities for children.  They bring with them a complete set for the stage and all of the costumes.  This coming year, more than 65,000 cast members around the world will take to the stage to the delight and applause of their families, friends, community, neighbors and teachers!  We are excited to host this summer’s performance of Aladdin and invite your child to audition.

If your child is interested in participating in this exciting opportunity, they need to complete the registration form and submit as soon as possible.  In the event, we receive more pre-registrations than available roles; places will be determined by earliest postmarked registrations.  Students who register but do not receive a role will have their check returned after all roles are filled on Monday, June 17th.  If not all positions are filled with pre-registrations, we will again open registrations to the general public the day of auditions.

Auditions to assign character roles for Missoula Children’s Theatre’s production of Aladdin will be held on Monday, June 17th at Western Dubuque High School.  There are roles for those registered participants entering 1st grade through 12th grade.  Approximately 60 local students will be cast to appear in the show with the MCT Tour Actor and Director.  See the registration form for details on the number of students assigned from each age group.   

This is a group audition – no advance preparation is necessary, but a nice smile never hurts.  Students should be ready to come and have a good time!  Students should arrive at the Western Dubuque High School Auditorium on Monday, June 17th by 9:45 a.m. to check-in for auditions starting at 10:00 a.m. and must remain for the entire two-hour session.  The first rehearsal will begin approximately 30 minutes after the auditions are complete. 

Rehearsals will be conducted every day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Although not all cast members will be needed at every session, those auditioning must have an open schedule for the entire week, and be able to attend all rehearsals required for their role.  A detailed rehearsal schedule will be distributed at the conclusion of the audition.  Cast members scheduled for the full 4 ½ hours of rehearsal will be asked to bring a sack lunch or snack.

Please note that if your child is not scheduled for rehearsal, they should NOT be in the school.  Western Dubuque High School will be hosting numerous athletic camps and meetings during rehearsal times. Please remind your participants to be courteous and help keep the noise to a to a minimum.  Our scheduled rehearsal times need to be followed as close as possible.  If you and your children arrive early, or you drop them off, we ask that you please remain in the commons and wait for the MCT tour directors to open the doors. 

There will be three additional workshops available to attend throughout the week at no additional cost.  If your child is interested, please have them sign up before or after auditions on Monday morning.  Workshops will be held following the afternoon rehearsals, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, beginning at 3:00 and will last approximately 45 minutes.

The performances will be held on Friday, June 21st at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 22nd at 2:00 p.m.  General admission tickets will be $5.00 per person and will be available at the door prior to showtime.  The cast will be called for dress rehearsal before the performance those days and will need to be ready at the designated time provided by the MCT tour directors.  Each cast member MUST be available for BOTH scheduled performances.

If you have additional questions you may contact Janel Kluesner at 563-599-0150 or by email at jkluesner@seton.pvt.k12.ia.us

Thank you,

Western Dubuque Fine Arts Booster Club

Sample Schedule for the week of Monday June 17th – 22nd

Monday, June 17th


10:00 pm- 12:00 pm
Auditions
(Arrive @ 9:45)

 

12:00 pm
(A detailed rehearsal schedule distributed to those who receive a role)

Sign up for workshops

12:30 pm -2:30 pm
Those who have
received a role in the
cast or crew will stay for first rehearsal

Tuesday, June 18th

Students follow assigned
schedule to attend
rehearsals at one or
both of these times


10:00 pm- 12:00 pm
Rehearsal

 

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Rehearsal

3:00 pm
Workshop
(Approximately 45 min, no cost, & optional)

Wednesday,

June 19th

Students follow assigned
schedule to attend
rehearsals at one or
both of these times


10:00 pm- 12:00 pm
Rehearsal

 

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Rehearsal

3:00 pm
Workshop
(Approximately 45 min, no cost, & optional)

Thursday,

June 20th

Students follow assigned
schedule to attend
rehearsals at one or
both of these times


10:00 pm- 12:00 pm
Rehearsal

 

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Rehearsal

3:00 pm
Workshop
(Approximately 45 min, no cost, & optional)

Friday, June 21st

Cast will be called for

 Dress Rehearsal
(
Need to be ready at designated time)

 

 

 

7:00 pm
Performance of Aladdin

Saturday,

June 22nd

Cast will be called for

 Dress Rehearsal
(
Need to be ready at designated time)

 

 

2:00 pm
Performance of
Aladdin!

 
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