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The Grunch Auditions Ages 9-14

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?

Open to all Spotlight Acting School Students Ages: 9-14

Aug 19th, 5:00pm

Campus: Richmond Mall

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to cold read,  sing a solo and learn a dance routine.

Rehearsals: Saturdays  from 1:30pm – 3:00pm beginning August 26 (See exact calendar here)

Performances: Nov 3-5

Enrollment Information  – click here

Charlotte’s Web

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The Children’s Literature Association named this “the best American children’s book of the past two hundred years,” and Joseph Robinette, working with the advice of E.B. White, has created a play that captures this work in a thrilling and utterly practical theatrical presentation.

The Spotlight Players present this spectacular show as part of the 2017/2018 Theatre for Young Audiences series. As part of the series, the show will be traveled to local elementary schools after performing at the Playhouse. Adults and children alike will enjoy this tale of friendship, love, and loss.

The Spotlight Playhouse
September 8 – 7:00pm
September 9 – 7:00pm
September 10 – 2:00pm

Tickets

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Disney’s Cinderella Kids

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Poor Cinderella is endlessly mistreated by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters and denied a chance to go to the royal ball. With a little help from her mice friends – and a lot of help from her Fairy Godmother – Cinderella’s dreams come true. She goes to the ball, meets the Prince and falls in love!

The Spotlight Playhouse
Thu, Sep 28 2017, 7:00PM
Fri, Sep 29 2017, 7:00PM
Sat, Sep 30 2017, 7:00PM
Sun, Oct 1 2017, 2:00PM
Thu, Oct 5 2017, 7:00PM
Fri, Oct 6 2017, 7:00PM
Sat, Oct 7 2017, 7:00PM
Sun, Oct 8 2017, 2:00PM

Tickets

We Are Monsters (Kids)

✩ WINNER! 2013 Children’s Musical Theatre Festival, NYC ✩

Presented by The Spotlight Acting School

We Are Monsters is a hilarious new musical that follows human kids into a monster cabaret filled with quirky monster characters. The adventurous humans uncover vegetarian vampires and rock n’ roll werewolves, gradually realizing there may be more to these monsters than meets the eye! Most importantly these monsters and kids discover the importance of friendship and celebrating in the attributes that make each of us different and unique.

The Spotlight Theatre at Richmond Mall
Thu, Oct 19 2017, 7:00PM
Fri, Oct 20 2017, 7:00PM
Sat, Oct 21 2017, 2:00PM
Sat Oct 21 2017, 7:00PM
Sun, Oct 22 2017, 2:00PM
Sun, Oct 22 2017, 7:00PM

Tickets

Legally Blonde the Musical Auditions Ages 11-18

legally blonde logoOpen to all Spotlight Acting School Students Ages: 11-18

Auditions Aug 5th, 10:00am

Campus: Richmond Mall

Audition Details: Participants will be expected to cold read,  sing a solo and learn a dance routine.

Rehearsals: Saturday Mornings from 9:00am – 10:30am beginning August 12 (See exact calendar here)

Performances: Nov 17-19

Enrollment Information  – click here.

Charlotte’s Web (Spotlight Players Audition – Ages 18+)

charlottes-webJoin the Spotlight Players – Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) Troupe for the Fall.  Our first show will be the timeless story, Charlotte’s Web.  Charlotte’s Web in on the required reading list for Kentucky school grades 2 & 3. This delightful play will perform at the Richmond Mall on Sept 8-10 then will be available for travel to local elementary schools for daytime performances the following two weeks.  Actors auditioning must have some daytime flexibility.

Audition Info:
Who: Anyone Age 18+
Where: The Spotlight Playhouse
When: Saturday, July 8, 10:00am
(Early auditions can be arranged by appointment 859-661-0600)

Matching Shirts for the Charlie Brown Clan

When cast shirts walked in the door on Saturday morning, you would have thought it was Christmas. The face of every student lit-up and they couldn’t get the shirts on fast enough.

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You may notice a few things about these shirts that are a little different…

Instead of a cast list, each student was able to personalize the back of their shirt with their character name. Parents,  directors, and Spotlight fans were also given this opportunity. Some of us got REALLY creative!  _U1R8202

Each shirt is also a different color. Can you figure out why each students shirt is the color that it is?

Hint: These aren’t their favorite colors! _U1R8198

Answer:  The design was printed on different colors because the cast wanted their shirt to be the color that their character wears. Bright colors play a predominate role in this show and our students wanted their cast shirts to represent that.

The cast is in love with their shirts and I will be surprised if they will every take them off!

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Make sure you mark your calendars so that you can come see these crazy kids put on an AMAZING SHOW!

 

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