Upcoming AcademyLIVE! Shows

By The Children's Theatre

TCT would like to announce the following shows for upcoming AcademyLIVE! seasons:

Seussical KIDS

This summer, dive into the world of Dr. Seuss with Seussical KIDS! This will be offered as part of our one-week Summer Camps June 5-9, 12-16, and 19-23. Participating students (Ages 7-13) will audition, rehearse, and perform a full musical with props, lights, and costumes in just one week! Registration for AcademyLIVE! Summer Camp will open February 15.


Also this summer, strap on those roller skates in Xanadu! Available for more experienced kids: Rising 9th Grade – Rising Senior in College and at least 1 year in STAR NKU or STAR Red Bank. Rehearsals will be June 19 through July 7, with performances on July 7 & 8.

Audition Information:

Xanadu Auditions: April 1, 2023. 10:00am – 12:30am. 

Virtual Auditions open on March 18, 2023 and close on April 1, 2023. 

Please come prepared to dance and have memorized a 16 – 32 bar cut of any song from 80’s pop culture that you will sing a capella. 

Auditions are only open to students that have completed 1 year of any TCT STAR program (NKU or Red Bank) and are a rising high school freshman through rising college senior.  

Students aged 14 and up can apply to be a TCT camp counselor for 1-week in lieu of paying the $475.00 Tuition.  Dates available: May 30 – June 2, June 5 – 9, or, June 12 – 16. 

Rehearsals: Monday – Friday, 9:30am – 4:00pm. June 19 – June 30th, 2023. 

Tech Rehearsals: Wednesday and Thursday, 5:30pm – 9:30pm. July 5 and 6, 2023. 

Performances: Friday, July 7 @ 7pm, and Saturday, July 8 @ 2pm & 7pm. 

Little Shop of Horrors

During the 2023 fall session of TCT Academy, high schoolers can be a part of Little Shop of Horrors. Kids ages 13-18 can audition for this deviously delicious musical. Audition and rehearsal dates to come.

Auditions: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 from 5:30-7:30pm

Please come prepared to move and have memorized a 16-32 bar cut of music from any musical or movie musical that premiered from 1980-1989 that you will sing a capella. 

Rehearsals: TBA

Tech Rehearsals: TBA

Performances: November 3 – 4, 2023 and November 10 – 11, 2023

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley JR.

You may know the super popular Flat Stanley books – watch it come to life on stage! For ages 9-18, be part of a full scale musical in the 2024 spring session of TCT Academy.

Auditions: Saturday, January 20, 2024, from 10am – 12:30pm. 

Please come prepared to dance and have memorized a 16-32 bar cut of music from an “I Wish” or an “I Want” song that you will sing a capella. 

Stay tuned for more info on all these shows!

Also mark your calendars for 2024 JTF!

Junior Theatre Festival Auditions: Saturday, July 22, from 10am – 12:30pm

Please come prepared to dance and have memorized a 16-32 bar cut of any song by Lynn Ahrens and/or Stephen Flaherty that you will sing a capella. No Seussical Songs Please! 

Rehearsals: TBA

Parent Preview: TBA

JTF: January 11 – 15, 2024. 

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