Michigan Youth Arts Festival

META MSVMA Gala Performance Collaboration

MYA Theatre Showcase

  • Students who earned a superior in a musical theatre category at the 2018 Michigan Thespian Festival are eligible to audition for a unique collaboration between META and MSVMA.

  • Sixteen students (8 from META and 8 from MSVMA) will be selected by a panel of judges to perform in a 15 minute Les Miserables medley at the May 10, 2019 Gala Performance of the Michigan Youth Arts Festival.

  • Interested students must complete all requirements which include an application fee of $10 and submittal of a 32 bar cut solo musical Youtube by January 3, 2019.

  • Students chosen must be available for a rehearsal workshop January 23, 2019 held in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Michigan Music Conference.

Key Dates for Gala Performance:

Application Due   Jan. 3, 2019

MSVMA Workshop  Jan. 23, 2019

MYAF Gala Performance . May 10, 2019

  • Work with guest artists Brittany Ann Nicol and Matt Travis to polish your festival performance and develop acting an musical theatre technique to take your art to the next level.

  • All students will attend Thursday for a day filled with workshops followed by performing at the Theatre Showcase Thursday evening.   Select participants will also represents META in the festival’s Opening Ceremony Thursday night and/or the Gala Friday evening.

  • The cost of $80 will include Thursday workshops, Thursday overnight at the WMU dorms, and attendance at all performances. 

  • Audition application is due no later than February 15 and must include a video audition including superior festival performance.

  • There is no application fee

Key Dates for MYA Theatre Showcase:

Application Due   Feb. 15 2019

MYAF Theatre Showcase May 9, 2019

MYAF Gala Performance May 10, 2019

Contact Us

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Chapter Director Anne-Marie Roberts

P.O. Box 137 Brighton, Mi. 48116


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