Upcoming Productions!


The Grunch - Online Production

Principal Cast Grades 3-8 (for students in grades K-2 scroll down for Grunch Junior Star Crew)
Directed by Emily Garrett

"A Love Letter to Musical Theatre!"
Inspired by “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas,” The Grunch tells the story of Rudy Grunch, a grumpy 6th grader who always feels like an outsider. When the entire school gets excited about the annual school musical, he comes up with a perfect plan to ruin it for everyone; he’ll steal the sets, costumes and lights the night before it opens. But will the spirit of theatre prevail?

Listen to music from The Grunch 
Read the Casting Breakdown (character list) from The Grunch

Principal Cast: Grades 3-8
No Auditions Required: Casting will be made after the first week of rehearsals
Tuition: $200
Zoom Rehearsals begin 1/25/21 Mon/Wed 6:00-8:00
No rehearsal Spring Break - March 22th and 24th
Zoom Tech Week Rehearsals:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 4/12, 4/14, 4/15 6-8pm Cast members must be available for all Tech Week rehearsals.
Zoom Performances 4/16/21-4/18/21 - 4 performances Friday 7pm, Saturday 2pm and 7pm, Sunday 2pm


Tuition Assistance is available - please contact us for more information.

ALL REGISTERED STUDENTS WILL BE CAST IN THIS PRODUCTION!

The Grunch - Junior Star Crew - Online Production
Junior Star Crew - Grades K-2
Directed by Savannah Knight Meigs

Junior Star Crew for our production of The Grunch Online is open to kids grades K-2. A fun way to jump into musical theatre performance for our youngest thespians! Have no fear... this group will steal the show during The Grunch Online! And they will have the time of their life while they do it! Junior Star Crew will get to participate in multiple chorus numbers, have their own lines, and will leave with memories that last a lifetime.

PLEASE READ ALL OF THE LOGISTICAL INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE REGISTERING

Online Rehearsal Schedule:

Rehearsals begin Friday, January 29th

Rehearsals Fridays 4:00-5:00pm No rehearsal Spring Break - March 26th

Dress and Tech week rehearsals ONLINE:

All dress/tech rehearsals are mandatory.

Wednesday, 4/14 6-7:30pm

Thursday, 4/15 6-7:30pm

All performances will be ONLINE

Performance Dates:

Zoom Performances 4/16/21-4/18/21 - 4 performances Friday 7pm, Saturday 2pm and 7pm, Sunday 2pm

Cast members are required to attend all dress rehearsals and ALL performances for which they are scheduled

 

She Kills Monsters - Virtual Realms (Online Production)
Principal Cast Grades 9-12
Directed by Jill Switzer

Registration for She Kills Monsters has closed.

She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
New York Times Article - July 2, 2020 Queer Kids, Nerds and Sword Fights: It’s the Hot School Play


Principal Cast: Grades 9-12
Auditions: After registering for the production you can pick up your script at Upstart Crow. Select a passage from a character for which you would like to be considered. Video record yourself performing this selection and email it to stagemanager@upstartcrowstudios.org by January 1st. The cast list will be posted by January 3rd.

Tuition: $200
Zoom Rehearsals begin 1/5/21 Tues/Thurs 6:30-8:30
Zoom Tech Week Rehearsals: 
Mon-Thurs March 8th-11th 6:30-9:00 pm Cast members must be available for all Tech Week rehearsals.
Zoom Performances 
March 12-14 Friday 7pm, Saturday 2pm, Sunday 7pm

Tuition Assistance is available - please contact us for more information.