Applause! January Updates

Happy Holidays from Applause! Cary Youth Theatre!

WINTER SHOW AUDITIONS:
Auditions for SCRAPS! THE RAGTIME GIRL OF OZ are Jan 8-9, 5-8:30 p.m. at Cary Arts Center. Registration is required and begins Jan 2. Schedule your appointment; no appointments will be scheduled prior to Jan 2. Auditions are open to ages 6-12.

Two perusal scripts are on reserve in the CAC conference room. Scripts may not be removed from CAC and photocopying is prohibited. If others are waiting, please limit perusals to less than 30 minutes. Call (919) 469-4069 to make sure the conference room is available.

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITY:
The Philharmonic Association needs 1 actor to narrate a short excerpt of Rapunzel for an arts event Jan 16, 4 p.m. at the NC Museum of Art. Additional performances are planned for spring 2018.
Requirements: Must be between the ages of 15-18 and willing to attend a read-thru rehearsal prior to Jan 16 (TBD).
Deadline to respond: Wed, Jan 3. Email me; first come/first serve.


WINTER/SPRING 2018 CLASS REGISTRATION:
Celebrate the New Year with Performing Arts classes! Classes begin in mid-Jan. Register 

JANUARY PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT:
Classes starting this month and just shy of “making it”…

DRAMA:
Drop-in Drama, Jan 18: Try out a drama class, meet some teachers, and ask Qs:
Age 4-5, 5:30-6:30 p.m. #110259
Age K5-10, 5:30-6:30 p.m. #110261
Age 11-17, 6:45-7:45 p.m. #110260
Triple Threat (age 12-18): Acting, music, and dance; Mon, Jan 22-Feb 26, 6-8 p.m. #110499.
Reader’s Theatre (age 8-12): Scripted narratives and acting; Tue, Jan 23-Feb 27, 6-7 p.m. #110389.
Imagination Stage (age 8-9): Acting, improv, scenes; Thu, Jan 25-Mar 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m. #110383.
Costume Design: Costume Crew (age 10-18): Design and sew costumes for Scraps! The Ragtime Girl of Oz; Sat, Jan 27-Feb 24, 10 a.m.-noon #110257.

TRACK-OUT:
Full STEAM Ahead/Track 3 (age 6-10): Scientific learning thru drama and hands on projects. Mon-Fri, Jan 22-26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. #110504.

DANCE:
Drop-in Dance, Jan 19: Try out a dance class, meet some teachers, and ask Qs:
Age K5-10, 6-7 p.m. #110858
Age 11-17, 7-8 p.m. #110859
Modern & Lyrical (age 8-10): Wed, Jan 24-Mar 21, 4-5 p.m. #110430.
Ballet & Tap: Thu, Jan 25-Mar 22, 6:15-7:15 p.m. (age K5-7; #110438) and 7:15-8:15 p.m. (age 8-10; #110431).
Ballet & Jazz (age 8-10): Fri, Jan 26-Mar 23, 5-6 p.m. #110432.
Hip Hop (age 8-17): Fri, Jan 26-Mar 23, 6-7 p.m. #110514.
Ballet & Contemporary (age 11-17): Fri, Jan 26-Mar 23, 7-8 p.m. #110433.
Jazz & Technique (age 11-17): Fri, Jan 26-Mar 23, 8-9 p.m. #110434.

ADULT PROGRAMS!
Writing a 10-Minute Play (age 16+): Write and polish a script in this format. Thu, Jan 4-25, 7-9 p.m. #110912.

JUMPIN’ IN JANUARY:
The Cary Theater
Comedy Night: Dusty Slay, Jan 5, 8 p.m. ($)
Rough Cuts Review, Jan 9, 7:30 p.m. ($)
Six String presents: Michael Reno Harrell & Dana Cooper, Jan 13, 8 p.m. ($)
Cinema Overdrive, Jan 17, 7:30 p.m. ($)
Science on Screen: Cocoon, Jan 18 & 20; see website for details ($)

Koka Booth Amphitheatre
NC Chinese Lantern Festival, thru Jan 14; see web for details ($)

Cary Arts Center
Marvelous Music Series: Lucia Micarelli, Jan 26, 7:30 p.m. ($)

Around Town:
Three Kings Day Parade, Jan 6, 1-4 p.m.; 919-469-4061.
Martin Luther King, Jr. DREAMFEST 2018

  • Songs of the Dream: Jan 13, 10 a.m. at CAC
  • Community & the Dream: Racial Taboo, a film by Brian Grimm, Jan 13, 1 p.m. at CAC
  • Music & the Dream: We Shall Overcome, Jan 13, 7:30 p.m. at CAC
  • Justice & the Dream: 13th, a film by Ava DuVernay, Jan 14, 3 p.m. at The Cary Theater
  • Service & the Dream: MLK Day of Service, Jan 15, 10 a.m.-noon at Good Hope Farm

Friends of Page-Walker Concert Series: Musique Accordeon, Jan 14, 4 p.m. ($)
Cary Meet Yourself: A Celebration of Diversity, Jan 28, 3-5 p.m., Cary Senior Center; 919-460-4963.

Hope to see you soon!

Rachel Baranski
Performing Arts Education Specialist
(919) 465-4792