Empowering Young People Through Theatre Mission Statement LC Bird Theatre strives to provide a creative, safe, and diverse environment for new and experienced talent. Our program empowers students to express themselves by entertaining and connecting with audiences through our productions and class performances.
Auditions are usually announced 1-2 weeks prior to the date. Requirements are included with the audition form.
Auditions for the fall play usually take place mid-September on a Wednesday/Thursday with the cast announced on Friday. Musicals usually audition in late-February on a Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with the cast announced on Friday. Auditions can run as late as 5:30pm.
Rehearsals begin the following Monday.
Performers requires 6-8 weeks of after school and occasional weekend rehearsals. Tech/Dress rehearsals during the week of the performance will extend into early evening hours with dinner arrangements made on a show-by-show basis.
Crew requires 1-2 weeks of after school and early evening rehearsals. Tech/Dress rehearsals during the week of the performance will extend into early evening hours with dinner arrangements made on a show-by-show basis.
Draft rehearsal schedules are included with every application form. Students are expected to be at all rehearsals for which they are called. We do try to be as flexible as possible with pre-approved conflicts (see handbook for specifics).
Performances are usually Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings beginning at 7pm.
Strike is usually the following Sunday afternoon from 2-4pm.
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LC Bird Theatre is open to all interested students on a show-by-show basis.
Students interested in performing must complete an application form and participate in the audition process. An audition or callback does not guarantee a role. Roles will be cast based on the needs of the show. Students not cast are welcome to apply for a position on crew.
Students interested in being on crew must submit a completed application form. Positions will be assigned based on the needs of the show.
Work done on a show may earn points toward membership in the International Thespian Society, the honors society that recognizes excellence in theatre.
Is transportation an issue? In recent years, LC Bird Theatre parents have been successful in organizing a carpool rotation! Indicate your needs on the audition form and we will put you in touch with each other!
Are you good with a sewing machine, paint brush, or power tools? Do you have any other special skill that might help? Parent volunteers are welcome and encouraged!
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