The mission of TSS Youth Theatre group is:

  • To teach creativity and responsibility

  • To encourage teamwork and personal integrity

  • To foster self-esteem and appreciation for live theatre

Auditions

Auditions for our 2019-2020 are Sunday September 1st & 8th!!!!

What to Prepare:

 

  1. There are 3 parts to our audition process

    1. All applicants must prepare a 2-minute section of a musical theatre song that showcases their vocal range and ability. (Disney is acceptable). Applicants must provide their own backing track, and must bring a copy of their sheet music to the audition.

    2. All applicants must prepare a 1-2 minute monologue of their choice that showcases their personality, and age. Applicants must also bring a copy of their monologue for the audition panel.

    3. **Please note that all audition packages must include a recent headshot/photo of the applicant

    4. **Please arrive 10 minutes before your audition to sign in

For a list of character descriptions for this year's production of Mary Poppins, please click here: 

Program Registration/Auditions

 

  1. Annual season program registration occurs August-September

    • ​Program runs from September - March

    • Rehearsals on Sundays from 12pm to 3:30pm (some rehearsals will be extended in length closer to production date)

    • MARCH BREAK CAMP 9am to 4pm each day

    • 4 - 6 performances in March

  2. Cost $300 for program + $250 for March Break Intensive = $550

 

All students interested in being a part of TSS's Youth Group will audition. Ages 9 - 18.  Unfortunately due to the size of this production not all students who audition will be cast in our current show. Any students interested in participating in this program after September auditions will be cast as part of the Ensemble. 

 

Registration Package for the program includes:

  1. Registration form for your child

  2. Media Release form 

  3. Rehearsal and Performance Schedule

  4. Updated Policy document

Our Director

Marissa Blagrove BA, MA

Marissa is the Head of Drama at The Song Spot school of music.  After receiving her Masters in Theatre and Children Studies at York University, Marissa headed over to the States. She started with an Internship at the Seattle Children's Theatre, then worked at the Virginia Repertory Theater. Marissa was experienced lots of opportunities to teach, create and perform during her time in the States and is continuously falling in love with Children's Theatre! After her return, Marissa worked at The Traveling Stage as a Teaching Artist for their local Drama Classes. Currently, she works with Act One School of Drama as Teacher for their Theatre Classes and a Preschool Assistant. Marissa is beyond excited to return to the Song Spot and dive right into her love and passion of Theatre!

Our Sponsors

Please note, we are looking to the community to help support this wonderful program! By sponsoring TSS Youth Theatre Group, you are investing in excellence in the performing arts and making a positive impact on the lives of young artists in your community. We offer sponsorship opportunities that are tailored to suit your budget! Contact us for more information! 

OPENING HOURS

 

Monday-Friday 3:00pm -9:00pm

Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm

 

CONTACT US

Phone: 905 425 7664

Email: thesongspot@gmail.com

Address:

61 Baldwin Street

Brooklin, Ontario

L1M 1A3

Snow Days - In the event of inclement weather The Song Spot presents the following policy. If the Durham District School Board or Durham Catholic District School Board buses are cancelled students are welcome to email into the lesson department no later than 12 noon that day to cancel their lesson and avoid a charge; requests for cancellations after this time will not be allowed without charge. 

 

The Song Spot does not offer compensatory lessons or classes for absences and/or missed lessons that occur because students have conflicts, travel out of town, etc. or due to illness. This is in respect for our faculty members, who set aside a specific time for each student. This time is reserved. The teacher cannot give the time away to someone else or fill it again – thus s/he does not have the opportunity to make up the lost income. Though many students and families are consistent and reliable about attendance, some are not; this policy is a way to support our talented faculty.

 

24 hours notice via email is necessary to receive no charge for a private lesson. If your child is ill in the morning before their lesson please email before noon. Same day late cancellations and  no shows will be charged a full lesson fee.

 

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