Audition-Based Programming

AUDITION-BASED PROGRAMMING

Audition by August 21 2020

Classes will take place online for the first 7 weeks and, if safe, offered in person starting week 8. PSA is following all state and federal guidelines to ensure the safety of students and staff. Only virtual audition submissions for these programs:
  • Youth Theater Conservatory — Grades 6–8 / Age 11–13  Learn more
    • For students who have a serious interest in singing, dancing and acting
    • Intermediate to advanced courses
    • Good prep for our high school Musical Theater Institute
    • Audition and full year commitment required
  • Musical Theater Institute — Grades 9–12 / Ages 13–18  Learn more
    • Pre-professional musical theater training program for those serious students who plan to major in musical theater in college or perform professionally
    • More advanced classes that work with professional Paramount artists to prepare these students for their future
    • Must enroll in private voice
  • New! Paramount Dance Project — Grades 9–12 / Age 14–19  Learn more
    • Inaugural season of the official dance company of PSA
    • For dancers looking to build a strong technical foundation and understanding while exploring different artistic styles
    • Create original pieces of choreography, learn from guest artists and much more
    • Must attend both Technique Tuesdays and Tone It Thursdays
    • Audition and full year commitment required

Audition by August 21 2020

 

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Youth Theater Conservatory

Youth Theater Conservatory

Age Range
  • Grades 6–8 / Age 11–13
Description
  • For students who have serious interest in singing, dancing and acting
  • Intermediate to advanced classes
  • Good prep for Musical Theater Institute
  • Full year commitment
Audition Information
  • Please fill out this form and submit a video including a 1-minute monologue from a play, film or television show that is a character in your age range, as well as 1-minute of a musical theater song of your choice.
  • Audition submissions due August 21, 2020.
Coursework
  • Year 1: Mondays 7–8:30 PM, Wednesdays 5–7 PM
  • Year 2: Mondays 7–8:30 PM, Wednesdays 7–9 PM
Year 1 Fall 2020
  • Acting Foundations 1
  • Musical Theater Technique
  • Ballet & Jazz Technique
Year 1 Spring 2020
  • Musical Theater Studio
  • Ballet & Jazz Technique
Year 2 Fall 2020
  • Acting Foundations 2
  • Intro to Auditioning
  • Ballet & Jazz Technique
Year 2 Spring 2020
  • Musical Theater Studio
  • Ballet & Jazz Technique
Total Cost
  • $400 per semester
Freebies and Discounts for YTC Members
  • Free public and private master classes
  • 10% off PSA merchandise
  • 10% off PSA voice lessons
  • Free Ballet & Jazz Technique class
  • Invite to Paramount Theater dress rehearsals
  • YTC nights at Paramount Theater Broadway Series shows
  • Talk-backs with the creatives of Broadway Series shows

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Musical Theater Institute

Musical Theater Institute

Age Range
  • Grades 9–12 / Ages 13–18
Description
  • For students planning to major in musical theater in college or perform professionally
  • More advanced classes with professional Paramount artists
  • Must enroll in private voice
  • Full year commitment
Audition Information
  • Please fill out this form and submit a video including a 1-minute monologue and 1-minute musical theater selection.
  • Audition submissions due August 21, 2020.
Coursework
  • Year 1: Mondays 5–8:30 PM
  • Year 2: Mondays 5:30–9 PM
Year 1 Fall 2020
  • Fundamentals of Acting 1
  • Voice and Speech
  • Ballet & Jazz Technique
Year 1 Spring 2020
  • Song Interpretation
  • Ballet & Jazz Technique
Year 2 Fall 2020
  • Fundamentals of Acting 2
  • Text Analysis
  • Musical Theater Dance
Year 2 Spring 2020
  • Musical Theater Workshop
  • Rehearsal Methods
  • Musical Theater Dance
Total Cost
  • $400 per semester
Discounts and Freebies for MTI Students
  • Free public and private master classes
  • 10% off PSA merchandise
  • 10% off PSA voice lessons
  • Free Ballet & Jazz Technique class for Year 1 students
  • Free Musical Theater Dance class for Year 2 students
  • Invite to Paramount Theatre dress rehearsals
  • MTI nights at Paramount Theatre Broadway Series shows
  • Talk-backs with the creatives of Broadway Series shows

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Paramount Dance Project

NEW! Paramount Dance Project

Age Range
  • Grades 9–12 / Age 14–19
Description
  • For students with serious interest in pursuing dance in college or as a career
  • Technique and artistry focused
  • Explore your creativity while improving technical abilities through technique, conditioning and artistic classes
  • Full year commitment required
Audition Information
  • Please fill out this form and submit a video audition with the following technical elements:
    • 1st arabesque right and left
    • Grande Jete right and left
    • Saute de Chat right and left
    • Leap in second right and left
    • Pirouette En Dehors and En Dedans right and left, parallel and turned out
    • 1 minute of original choreography in any style of dance. The song choice and choreography must be age appropriate.
  • Audition submissions due August 21, 2020.
Course Work
  • PDP members will take classes 2 days a week. The courses are as follows:
    • Tuesdays 5—7 PM
      • Technique class in ballet and jazz. Company members will train together in a 2 hour long technique class focusing on ballet and jazz technique.
    • Thursdays 6–9 PM
      • Conditioning and Artistry. Company members will train together in a 1 hour long conditioning class that will include training in strength, endurance, flexibility, and anatomy understanding. They will train together for 2 hours in artistry which will include learning choreography in different styles of dance, work on creating original choreography together, and creating pieces for company based performance opportunities when available.
Total Cost
  • $830.00 per semester (This covers both days of classes)
PDP Perks
  • Free public and private master classes
  • 10% off PSA merchandise
  • 10% off private dance lessons
  • Free Teen Tap class
  • Invite to Paramount Theatre dress rehearsals
  • PDP nights at Paramount Theatre Broadway Series shows
  • Talk-backs with creatives of Broadway Series shows

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Submit Your Audition

SUBMIT YOUR AUDITION BY AUGUST 21, 2020

Please fill out the following form to submit your audition.

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  • Audition-based programming is currently available for grades 6-12.



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