FOREFRONT ARTS PERFORMANCE TROUPES
Enroll in a fall class and contact us to schedule an audition & family interview to join our JR Ensemble, Young Actors Ensemble and FATE troupes for this year! Rehearse once/weekly with a professional director and a group of kids who love performing! Contact us for details.
Our Junior Theatre Festival 2020 participation is confirmed! We'll be performing a portion of "Seussical Kids" at JTF January 2020! Open to all YAE members 3rd-12th grade! Auditions in August!
JR ENSEMBLE (K-2nd):
- Acceptance into the Young Actors Ensemble is invitation only, based on an informal audition.
- Join a performance troupe of budding performers! A great first performance experience for kiddos who may want to join YAE when they're older.
- Jr Ensemble Members are required to enroll in the Songs & Scenes or Elementary Theatre Skills class. Classes will cover basic theatre knowledge and skills while the weekly rehearsal work work on the show material.
- 1 hour weekly rehearsal, September - May, plus additional tech week rehearsals before each show.
- JR Ensemble will perform their own mini-show in the fall, and perform in select moments of "Frozen Jr" in the spring.
- After the spring musical, Jr Ensemble will continue to meet weekly to rehearse new material for the Spring Showcase, through May.
YOUNG ACTORS ENSEMBLE (3rd-12th):
- Acceptance into the Young Actors Ensemble is invitation only, based on an audition.
- Join a performance troupe of our more talented and/or dedicated young performers
- YAE Members are required to take at least 1 technique class to participate in the YAE. Classes will allow the troupe members to develop their performance skills and technique so that rehearsals can focus on preparation for the shows
- 2 hour weekly rehearsal, September - May, plus Bootcamp Weekend once/semester.
- Additional optional Troupe events: cast parties, cast outings, workshops, etc.
- Each troupe performs their full show for 1 weekend in the FALL and 1 weekend in the SPRING.
- After the spring musical, troupes will continue to meet weekly to rehearse new material for the Spring Showcase, through May.
FOREFRONT ARTS TEEN ENSEMBLE (FATE) (7th-12th):
- YAE members ages 13-18 may be invited to join FATE. The Teen Ensemble is comprised of our most upper-level YAE members who want more specific training, performances, and leadership opportunities to hone their craft.
- 2 hour weekly rehearsal, September - May.
- Additional FATE events including some special team-building events and outings.
- FATE performs at least 1 stand-alone show per season.
JTF COMPETITION TROUPE (3rd-12th)
- Any YAE member can express an interest in joining the competition troupe
- Auditions in August will determine specific roles
- Monthly rehearsals August - November on a weekend afternoon
- Weekly rehearsals in December on a weekend afternoon
- Tech week rehearsals 2-3 nights the week before JTF
- Attend JTF Friday-Sunday of MLK weekend at Cobb Galleria
TO AUDITION: Enroll in a fall class and mark on the registration form that you want to perform in a show. We'll send you the info packet and schedule an audition.
Click HERE to register for a fall class and audition.