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Summer Stock High School Program

Five-Week Program with Culminating Performances of Godspell

June 29 – August 1, 2021

Applications Accepted through May 21, 2021

This one-of-a-kind, five-week program for young musical theatre performers and technicians will be led by Skylight’s education department Mondays through Fridays, June 28 - July 30, and will culminate in three public performances of the 2012 Broadway revival of Godspell on July 30, 31 and August 1 in the Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center. Ticket information for the performances will be announced at a later date.

Program Information

The program is open to high school students entering freshman, sophomore, junior and senior year in fall of 2021, in addition to 2021 graduates.

  • Dates: Virtual sessions: June 28 - July 2, 2021

In person sessions: July 5 - July 30, 2021 (Monday – Friday only) 

  • Times: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Broadway Theatre Center (158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202)
  • Performance Dates: July 30, 31 and August 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cabot Theatre, Broadway Theatre Center.
  • Tuition: $750 or $200 paid in four installments to equal $800 - if this option is selected, a $200 deposit must be paid on acceptance and enrollment into the program.

*A limited amount of need-based scholarships are available. Please email Amanda Marquardt, Education Manager at amandam@skylightmusictheatre.org for more information.

About the Performer Program

The program has been designed to help high school theatre students in the Milwaukee area prepare for the next step in their professional/educational/theatrical artistic careers.

Students involved in the Performer Program will receive robust audition feedback in-person and the opportunity to workshop their audition piece for future opportunities. They will develop musical theatre performance skills in a practical, rigorous, fast-paced and high-energy learning environment. As part of the cast of Godspell, they will perform in an environment that emulates the artistic culture of Skylight. 

 

TO APPLY

Virtual Auditions for the Performer Program are accepted through May 21, 2021 via this form.

You will need to include the following:

  • Google link to a Headshot
  • Google link to a Resume
  • Youtube link for audition video. Please start your video audition by yourself saying your first and last name, and the song you are planning on singing. Please sing a 32 bar or approximately 1 minute long song. If you must sing longer please do not go longer than 90 seconds. You may sing to a piano accompaniment or backing track. A cappella is acceptable but not preferred. If singing on a backing track please make sure that your voice can be heard well above the track.
  • A letter of recommendation should be emailed directly to Amanda Marquardt at amandam@skylightmusictheatre.org.
About the Theatre Technician Program

The program has been designed to help high school theatre students in the Milwaukee area prepare for the next step in their professional/educational/theatrical artistic careers.

The Theatre Technician Program will consist of workshops and master classes led by technical theatre professionals from the Milwaukee area. Students will develop skills in stage management, construction, scenic design and white model building, scenic painting, costume design, stage make-up effects and design, as well as lighting and sound.  As part of the technical team for the Skylight Summer Stock production of Godspell, the students will learn to work and communicate as part of a theatrical design team.

TO APPLY

Applications for the Theatre Technician Program are accepted through May 21, 2021 via this form.

You will need to include the following:

  • Google link to a brief (no more than 3 paragraph) statement stating why you passionate about technical theatre arts and include any future professional aspirations that you may have.
  • Google link to a resume listing your technical theatre and related experience.
  • A letter of recommendation should be emailed directly to Amanda Marquardt at amandam@skylightmusictheatre.org.

 

College Internship

College aged students interested in a non-paid internship please review this information document and email Amanda Marquardt at amandam@skylightmusictheatre.org for further information.