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A Dessert Theatre Experience
June 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Molly Brennan, accompanist/vocal coach
Christopher Sergeeff, acting coach/technical director
Ellie Hackbarth, vocal coach/sectional director
Sydney Harper, teaching assistant/sectional director
Mary McIntire, mistress of crafts and snacks & everything else!
Lena Sewell, camp director
We meet each day, June 24th - 28th, 9 am - 3 pm, at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, 1700 W. 10th Avenue in Broomfield. Please come in the building for drop off and pick up, using the back (east) parking lot and coming in the double doors that say 'Maglaras Hall'. Do not drop off campers in the parking lot; to keep everyone safe, we ask that you park and come in with your camper.
Performance Day, June 28th
Regular Camp Day, 9 am – 3 pm
3 pm – Campers take a break (staying at church), then set up for first performance
4:30 pm – Doors open for Performance One
5:00 pm – PERFORMANCE ONE
6:00 pm – Break for performers, prep for next show
7:00 pm – Doors open for Performance Two
7:30 pm – PERFORMANCE TWO
8:30 pm – all performers help break down tables, clean
9:00 pm – go home, great job!!
What to do before camp starts
Read through the entire singer packet (NOTE: To get sheet music and know which chorus part you sing, you must pick up your physical packet at 1700 W. 10th Avenue in Broomfield during business hours, Mon. - Fri.)
Learn and memorize ALL chorus numbers (use recordings linked below)
Learn 1-3 solos/duets/trios that you will audition for on June 24th
Fill out health form to bring on first day (linked below)
Order tickets by using the form in the singer packet (drop by Holy Comforter, OR wait until Monday of camp week)
Downloads and Files
Click on the links below to access all the files and recordings needed for your week of Broadway Camp.
Use the links below to watch videos, listen to original cast recordings and more!
NOTE: Most of the videos show fully staged productions with sets and costumes. We are NOT doing a full staging, but concentrating on character development and individual performances.
ALSO IMPORTANT: Some videos show men, or performers singing in the bass clef. We are all singing in the treble clef (in our head voice). Please refer to the rehearsal recordings to make sure you are singing the music in the correct register.
A Cover is Not the Book (Mary Poppins Returns) – various soloists, full cast (boys or girls for solos)
Supercalifragilistic…. (Mary Poppins)– various soloists, full cast (boys or girls for solos)
Food Glorious Food (Oliver!) - full cast
Where Is Love? (Oliver!) - soloist (boy or girl for solo)
When I Grow Up (Matilda) soloists, full cast, begin at :48 (boys or girls for solos)
Naughty (Matilda) – 3 soloists (prefer all girls)
Good Girl Winnie Foster (Tuck Everlasting) - soloist (prefer girl)
Partner In Crime (Tuck Everlasting) - duet (boys or girls for solos)
Worlds Apart (Big River) duet (prefer two boys)
Waitin’ for the Light to Shine - solo (prefer boy for solo)
Muddy Water (Big River) – solo, full cast: original cast at Tony awards, through 2:12
Dancing through Life (Wicked) – soloist, full cast (boy or girls for solo)
Ease on Down the Road (The Wiz) - full cast
Reading/Learning about the stories we’re telling
Click below to learn more about your character or the show itself. When auditioning, you will need to know what is happening and why the character is singing that song.
Mary Poppins Returns
Oliver! (Oliver Twist)
Big River (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn)
Wicked (The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West)
The Wiz (adapted from The Wizard of Oz)