Michigan Youth Arts Festival

META MSVMA Gala Performance Collaboration

MYA Theatre Showcase

  • Students who earned a superior in a musical theatre category at the 2019 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   medley of the Broadway show Hamilton at the May 9, 2020 Gala Performance of the Michigan Youth Arts Festival.

  • Interested students must complete all requirements which include an application fee of $25 and submittal of a 32 bar cut solo musical Youtube by January 3, 2020.

  • Students chosen must be available for a rehearsal workshop January 15, 2020 held in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Michigan Music Conference.

Key Dates for Gala Performance:

Application Due   Jan. 3, 2020

MSVMA Workshop  Jan. 15, 2020

MYAF Gala Performance . May 8, 2020


May 7th at Western Michigan University


May 7th-(8th) at Western Michigan University


Students should complete and submit an

application and link a video in January.

Application fee is $25 per event.


QUALIFYING EVENTS: Superior Rating 2019 MiFest



Group Scenes

Solo Musical

Duet Musical

Group Musical


Registration Options:

Option 1: $80 registration which includes lunch, dinner, and all

Thursday events.

Option 2: $110 registration which includes all of the above plus

overnight in the dorms and breakfast on Friday

Option 3: $250 registration if students does both showcase day and

musical theatre collaboration registration



Two group or acting performances at Miller Auditorium

for the welcoming ceremony on May 7, 2020


All students will attend workshops on Thursday, rehearse the showcase, and

then perform for the META Theatre Showcase evening show.

Key Dates for MYA Theatre Showcase:

Application Due: February 14, 2020

MYAF Theatre Showcase May 7, 2020

Contact Us

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Chapter Director Anne-Marie Roberts

P.O. Box 137 Brighton, Mi. 48116


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