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2023 Summer production of Annie Jr.
Students will learn the art of acting, singing, dancing, and backstage craft, taught by theater professionals through-out the Bay Area. All students will enjoy a singing and dancing role! Past productions included a double cast, thereby allowing more students an opportunity to shine upon the stage!
Retired SLVUSD Drama teacher & current NBMS after-school Drama Coordinator, Will Guilford will guide the entire cast as he directs our Wonderful production!
Students from seven to seventeen will meet at the NEW BRIGHTON MIDDLE School's Performing Arts Center Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm. This 4 week workshop begins Tuesday May 30th ending with four performances Thursday June 22nd-June 25th. Students will perform Thursday, Friday, & Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm. See our current Summer Youth Calendar for a detailed schedule. Students will be cast within their age group and we always strive to give every student an opportunity that highlights their strengths and diversity! We strive to give individual attention to each of our Drama Campers!
Registration for our Summer Workshop is only $795.00 per student. Siblings pay only $695.00 per student. (May not be used with any other discount). Take advantage of our early registration discount, register before April 30th, 2023 and registration is only $695.00! A savings of $100.00. A non-refundable deposit of $195.00 is required to secure your child's place in our program. Balance MUST be paid in full no later than the first day of the workshop, May 30th, 2023. Your child will have a wonderful opportunity to be a part of the Magic of Live Theater, building self-confidence and self-esteem while meeting many new friends throughout the Santa Cruz County. We always work around family vacations! GIVE THE GIFT OF THEATER…….
WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING YOUR FAMILIES JOIN US IN OUR NEW VENUE IN CAPITOLA AT THE
New Brighton Middle School Performing Arts Center
BUILDING A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES THROUGH THE MAGIC OF LIVE THEATER.
Please refer to our Frequently asked questions and terms of agreement. Always let us know if you have any questions!
Frequently Asked Questions
REGISTRATION & COST:
for the 2023 Summer Production the registration is $795.00. This includes all expenses for the WORKSHOP, including costumes. NO MANDATORY PARENT VOLUNTEER HOURS. We offer great discounts for siblings, the cost for each student signing up with a sibling is only $695.00. We also have an early registration discount, register before April 30th, 2023 and save $100.00 on each students registration (May not be combined with any other discount). Hooked On Theater accepts registration on a first come first serve basis (36). We accept checks, and credit cards via Pay Pal.
DO YOU HAVE PAYMENT PLANS?
Yes. We will do everything we can to work with you in order for your child to participate in our program. A minimum, non-refundable deposit of $195.00 is required to secure your child's place (ACCEPTING 36) in our program at the time of registration. Full payment must be received no later than the first day of the workshop. We also accept credit cards payments via Pay Pal, credit cards can only be accepted through our web site at this time. WE EXCEPT THE FIRST 36 REGISTERED STUDENTS.
HOW DOES CASTING AND AUDITIONS WORK:
The first day of the program all Directors work with the students on different aspects of performance. Once the Musical Director teaches the students a song from the production, students will each audition for the staff on the 3rd day of the workshop. The directors cast within appropriate age range and strive to place every student in a role that best suits their current skills while allowing them to grow and develop their craft on stage. You will find our audition process is very supportive and safe.
WHEN WILL I KNOW WHAT ROLE I RECEIVED?
We will post a cast list on the FRIDAY of the first week of the workshop. If I don't like my part, can I quit? Yes, but you will not be allowed to audition for the next show and your full tuition fee will NOT be refunded. We strongly discourage performers from quitting if they don't get the role they wanted, as we believe that every role is important and the experience of being part of the production is more important than being the lead. Also, often, a role one didn't expect can surprise them and be more fun than they ever dreamed.
A $195 fee will be assessed for any cancellations 2 weeks prior to the first day of the workshop. NO REFUNDS will be made for cancellations after the 2 week deadline.
The rehearsals for our Summer Youth Workshop will be held at the NEW BRIGHTON MIDDLE SCHOOL Performing Arts Center in Capitola.
WHAT TO BRING:
Our workshop is fast paced and students work hard! Thus, we recommend lots of water!
Pants, shorts, and athletic or dance shoes are considered appropriate attire. Please NO SANDALS or other open-toe shoes.
For the safety of all of our students and staff we hold closed rehearsal, friends and family members PLEASE REFRAIN FROM attending rehearsals. However, parents may attend if directors are notified ahead of time and on the first day parents are welcome for the first 15 minutes.
Our 2023 Summer Youth Production rehearsals are Monday through Fridays at the NEW BRIGHTON Performing Arts Center located on the NBMS campus from 9:00AM to 12:00PM. Please refer to our Summer Youth Calendar for specific dates/ times. Please note that our staff is only available during the published hours of the program. It is important that all of our students are picked up promptly at the end of each rehearsal and performances.
WHAT IF I CAN'T MAKE REHEARSAL?
When cast for a part, each performer makes a commitment to attend all rehearsals. If students are ill or will be late for a scheduled rehearsal, please call us at 831-234-2511, and leave a message as we take roll daily and will contact parents is students are a no-show. If parents know of dates that students will not be available or certain days, please note it on your conflict calendar, which you will receive during the first day of our program. We do everything we can to work around conflicts and family vacations, all we ask is that you communicate with us.
Parents are NOT required to volunteer for participation with Hooked On Theater, we take care of it ALL! However, if you wish to volunteer for box office, Chaperone backstage, take tickets, or pass out programs, it is greatly appreciated as we will offer 1 comp ticket for a performance of parent choosing.
If you have already registered and wish to make additional payments towards the registration fees, go to our Payment Page.