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