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SUMMER
PRODUCTION 2024

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON!

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By popular demand!!

A fearless musical about chasing popularity and being true to yourself!
 

This "fetch" musical from book writer Tina Fey (30 Rock), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde) and composer Jeff Richmond (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) is packed with keen wit, an undeniably catchy score, and a sincere message for everyone.

Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. Cady and her friends devise a "Revenge Party" to end Regina’s reign with Cady going undercover as an aspiring Plastic. When the lines between the real Cady and her Plastic self get blurred, she must find her way back to herself and her true friends.

Adapted from Fey's 2004 blockbuster film and the Broadway smash hit, Mean Girls JR. will be the queen bee of your stage!


 

AGES: 8-13

(we may add another cast ages 13-17)

STUDENTS WITH ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE ARE WELCOME IN OUR PROGRAM!  

We do consider prior experience in auditions, but what's even better is your enthusiasm, directability and a fierce work ethic!  

CAMP DETAILS

Q: What sets ACT-1's summer camp experience apart from other theatre camps?

A: Our camps are longer than the average theatre summer camp, allowing our students to explore their artistry more deeply. And because of this extended rehearsal period, we are more likely to be able to work with and around your other vacation plans! More info about that, below!
A longer rehearsal period means a stronger and tighter quality production.
It provides our students with ample time to build a character instead of just playing a role.
They don't merely learn choreography and songs but actually improve their movement technique and singing skills. As a result, your child will grow leaps and bounds in their self-esteem through a transformative session with ACT-1.  

On a social level, it also gives our students more time to make connections and deepen their friendships within our theatre community. It is an unforgettable growth experience and a chance to make lasting and meaningful connections with other artists. Especially since Covid, this is such an important and cherished part of production.
And our staff loves that we get the chance to get to know our students more personally!

With the extended camp hours, we have extra time during the camp day for recreation, instead of just working towards a finished product. We have downtime, playing theatre games, and partaking in interesting workshops with visiting guest artists. 

Many of our students tell us, "This was the best summer of my life!"

SCHEDULE, TUITION, ETC:

ORIENTATION 

Mandatory Orientation for all interested or enrolling families
We will be answering any questions you have as well as addressing what to prepare for auditions!   At least one parent is required to attend (with the enrolling student).

DAY/TIME TBD

AUDITIONS/CALLBACKS

We will arrange your June Audition and Callback appointments (and send you the audition materials) once you are fully registered!

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Camp Location:  RESEDA or SHERMAN OAKS (TBD)

Camp Schedule: end of June through July 26

Mondays - Thursdays from 9am to 3pm 

(no camp on Fridays or July 4) 

Please let us know at the time of registration any conflicts you have with the rehearsal dates.  We can generally accommodate your vacation plans or other conflicts, if discussed and approved at the time of registration (and prior to auditions). We can be flexible! ...Contact us for more information!

TECH & PERFORMANCE DATES

North Hollywood (@ The Road Theatre on Magnolia Blvd) 

TECH REHEARSALS & SHOWS   

Cast A: July 29 - August 4

Cast B: August 5 - August 11 

Students will be cast in either Cast A or B (depending on how we cast the show). We usually try to split the kids by age group. 
You may request one week or the other (or both!) and we will try our best to accommodate that request!
* Please let us know at the time of registration ALL foreseeable conflicts you may have with ANY these tech or show dates. 

TUITION

Tuition Price:  $ TBD

Enrollment is limited!  First, come first serve...


CURRENT DISCOUNTS/SPECIALS:
"Sibling Discount" 
If you are enrolling two children, please take $100 off the total price of your tuition ($50 per child).
"Refer a Friend Discount" 
Take a $100 discount if you refer a friend! (New students only - new student must enroll for Summer session)

We do offer a limited number of partial scholarships to those who require financial assistance.  
Click here for Scholarship info 

REGISTRATION

Please review our Covid policies before registering.
Once we receive your online registration and deposit, you will get a confirmation email!

In order to secure your place in the show, and to receive an audition appointment, a non-refundable $299 deposit is due at the time of registration.
This deposit is a payment towards your full tuition. The balance of the tuition will be billed to you in a payment plan that YOU select!  

If you would like to be the first one to know when registration opens, you can email us here!
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON
Email sierra@act1LA.com or call (818) 915-8527 
with any questions!
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