Carrie_9Back for our third summer OVATION THEATRE’S SUMMER TEEN INTENSIVE will be producing CARRIE THE MUSICAL Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel.  Our SUMMER THEATRE INTENSIVE program is audition based selecting students who excel in voice, acting and movement.

The intensive is an in-depth “process focused” rehearsal period. Unlike with large cast shows, we will be able to truly feature all performers while pushing them to strengthen their skills in all aspects of musical theatre. All students involved will spend time:

  • Creating three-dimensional characters
  • Acting and emoting their songs
  • Making songs an extension of dialogue
  • Learning the process of script analysis
  • Interpreting text and sub-text
  • Understanding complex emotions, objectives and situations

Our process will also include private workshops with some of DC and NYC leading actors including our very own Artistic Associate, Dani Stoller who was in the recent Helen Hayes nominated revival of CARRIE at Studio Theatre in Washington, DC. Dani is currently appearing as Lilly St Regis in Olney Theatre’s production of ANNIE.

This year our process will be structured in a two-week format ending with the final performances at the JCC in Rockville.

CLICK HERE to reserve your CARRIE audition slot

Auditions and callbacks will be held at the Pump House located at 401 S Horners Ln Rockville, MD 20852. Auditions will be held on March 24, 2018 from 10am-12pm. Callbacks will be held from 2pm-5pm. There is a non-refundable $150 tuition deposit payable at the time of audition that will be applied to your tuition balance. Please make checks payable to Ovations Theatre.  If you are NOT selected to be a member of the cast (which includes both a principal role or ensemble) the tuition deposit will be refunded.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to check in and submit your completed paperwork. All auditionees, even if they have auditioned for or participated in an OVATIONS THEATRE production, must bring a current photo and resume. Anyone not available to audition on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 should email ovationstheatre@gmail.com to make alternative arrangements.

The cast list will be emailed by 9 PM on Sunday, March 26 2017. Prospective cast members must email back indicating acceptance or rejection of their roles by 5 PM on Sunday, March 25. The first read through of the show will be held on Monday, March 26 where

Full-tuition is due unless payment arrangements are made in advance by emailing ovationstheatre@gmail.com.

Tuition for CARRIE THE MUSICAL will be $675. There are limited financial aid and/or payment plan options available for this production. Those interested should contact ovationstheatre@gmail.com prior to their audition. For our production CARRIE: THE MUSICAL tuition will be collected in installments*.

Tuition Deposit: $150 due at the auditions

Payment 1: $175 due on Sunday, April 15th

Payment 2: $175  due on Sunday, May 13th

Final Payment: $175 due at the first rehearsal on Monday, June 18th

*Those who are eligible for our discounted tuition will still have the same payment schedule but the payment amounts will be adjusted to reflect the savings.

Part of our intensive process is having two workshops with working Theatre professionals from DC and NEW YORK. Workshops are mandatory and will be held on Saturday, June 23 and Saturday, June 30 from 12:00pm-1:30pm.

Rehearsals will be held at the Pump House located at 401 South Horners Ln Rockville, MD 20851. Students must come to the first rehearsal OFF BOOK and 100% memorized. Additionally, students are expected to know all principal solo music prior to the first rehearsal.

Monday, June 18                          2:00pm-10:00pm with Dinner break from 6:00pm-7:00pm

Tuesday, June 19                          2:00pm-10:00pm with Dinner break from 6:00pm-7:00pm

Wednesday, June 20                     2:00pm-10:00pm with Dinner break from 6:00pm-7:00pm

Thursday, June 21                         2:00pm-10:00pm with Dinner break from 6:00pm-7:00pm

Friday, June 22                             2:00pm-10:00pm with Dinner break from 6:00pm-7:00pm

Saturday, June 23                         12:00pm-8:00 with a Dinner break from 4:00pm-5:00pm

Sunday, June 24                            12:00pm-8:00 with a Dinner break from 4:00pm-5:00pm

Monday, June 25                          10:00am-4:00pm

Tuesday, June 26                          10:00am-4:00pm

Wednesday, June 27                     10:00am-4:00pm

Thursday, June 28                         10:00am-4:00pm

Friday, June 29                             10:00am-4:00pm

Saturday, June 30                         12:00-8:00 with a Dinner break from 4:00pm-5:00pm

Held at the Kreeger Auditorium at the JCC of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville, MD 20852

Tuesday, June 26                          5:30-10:00pm

Wednesday, June 27                     5:30-10:00pm

Thursday, June 28                         5:30-10:00pm 

Held at the Kreeger Auditorium at the JCC of Greater Washington, 6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville, MD 20852.

Sunday, July 1             2:00pm and 7:00pm


Each cast member will be allowed a total of three conflicts. Please contact ovationstheatre@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.



Photos from our 2017 Production of HEATHERS. Photo Credit: Lock & Company.
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