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