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Mill Mountain Theatre Conservatory

 

At Mill Mountain Theatre Conservatory, we foster the education and artistic growth of young artists, nurturing creativity and self-expression within a pre-professional setting.  With a variety of classes for all ages and experience levels, each semester offers new material and artistic challenges as students hone their creative skills.  We work in tandem with Mill Mountain Theatre, using the professional productions, incoming artists, and technical innovations as resources for learning and student engagement.  Come be a part of our exciting theatrical community!

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Mill Mountain Theatre Conservatory offers…

- Fall, Spring, and Summer classes for kids and adults.

- Instruction in Acting, Music Theatre, Voice, Dance, & Technical Theatre.

- Classes taught by experienced, working industry professionals.

- Performance opportunities on MMT’s Main Stages.

- New material for every student, every class, every semester!

 

Questions or want more information?  Contact Anna Kimmell, our Director of Education at anna@millmountain.org

 

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ON STAGE NEXT…

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Aesop’s Fables

March 12-19, 2016

FREE | General Admission | 30 minutes long
On the Waldron Stage at 20 Church Ave SE

More info at http://millmountain.org/productions/aesops_fables/

An all-new, theatrical adaptation of Aesop’s Fables, performed for FREE on Mill Mountain Theatre’s Waldron Stage!  Engaging audiences 4 and up, enjoy the stories that have delighted children for centuries, brought to life by kids, for kids, using creative movement, music, and props!

 

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Into the Woods Jr

July 27-August 7, 2016

On the Trinkle Main Stage
Tickets on sale now!

More info at http://millmountain.org/productions/woods-jr/

The Brothers Grimm go Broadway at MMT as Sondheim and Lapine offer up a cockeyed fairy tale in Into The Woods JR, an adaptation of one of Sondheim’s most popular works. All of your favorite characters—Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk), and the Witch—meet and interact in this whimsical original story. An epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make.


UPCOMING MASTERCLASSES & EVENTS…

 

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FREE ACTING THRU MOVEMENT MASTERCLASS

Saturday, Feb 20th
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
20 Church Ave SE, 3rd Floor
Grades K-5
RSVP: anna@millmountain.org

Join us for a playful exploration of character through body, movement, and relationship to space!  Taught by Jay Briggs.  

 

 

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FREE SHAKESPEARE MASTERCLASS

Saturday, Feb 20th
11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
20 Church Ave SE, 3rd Floor
Grades 6-12
RSVP: anna@millmountain.org

Interested in learning more about the most famous playwright of all time?  Dive into the basics of the Bard in this fun, accessible, and interactive Shakespeare workshop!  Taught by Jay Briggs.  

 

 

FREE INTO THE WOODS SCREENING

Have you ever seen the performances of the original Broadway cast of Into the Woods? Well now is your chance! Bring a blanket, pillow, and snacks to enjoy the greatest Broadway musical fairy tale! Stay for one act or two!

Sunday, Feb 21
5:00 p.m.
20 Church Ave SE, 3rd Floor
Rated PG – All ages welcome
RSVP: anna@millmountain.org

 


AUDITIONS…

Into the Woods Jr

July 27-August 7 on the Trinkle Main Stage at Mill Mountain Theatre
Director/Choreographer: Anna Kimmell
Music Director: Seth Davis

Audition for MMT’s annual Main Stage showcase of local, student talent in “Into the Woods Jr,” an adaptation of Sondheim’s fairy tale classic!

SEEKING
Actors in 5th-12th Grades*
* Applies to current grade in Spring 2016
All roles available
All actors must be 18 or younger at the time of the production.

AUDITIONS (by appointment only)
Friday, February 26 from 4pm-7pm
Saturday, February 27 from 10am-4pm
Email conservatoryauditions@millmountain.org for an appointment.

CALLBACKS (invited only)
Sunday, February 28 from 2pm-6pm

AUDITION LOCATION AND INFORMATION 
Auditions will be held at 20 Church Ave SE in Roanoke, VA in our 3rd Floor Rehearsal Studio. Actors may enter at the Center on Church entrance by the Waldron Stage and follow the signs to the audition room on the 3rd floor.

Please prepare one short memorized monologue or poem and 16 Bars of a Musical Theatre Song.  Accompanist provided.  Please bring a head shot or photo, a resume, your sheet music, and a calendar to note any conflicts.  Performers are expected to be available for all rehearsals and performances.

Callback notices will be sent via email on Saturday evening.  Please alert production team at the initial audition if you are unable to attend callbacks on Sunday between 2pm-6pm.

PRODUCTION DATES
Rehearsals: July 6-July 26 (daytime between 10am-7pm)
Performances: July 27-August 7 (Weds-Sat at 7pm, Sat & Sun at 2pm)

 

 Into the Woods Pre-Show Choir

Audition for MMT’s second annual pre-show choir, that performs a Broadway musical medley before select shows of “Into the Woods,” welcoming audiences into the theatre!

SEEKING
Singers in K-4th Grades*
*Applies to current grade in Spring 2016

AUDITIONS by appointment only!
Friday, February 26 from 4pm-7pm
Saturday, February 27 from 10am-4pm
Email conservatoryauditions@millmountain.org for an appointment.

AUDITION LOCATION AND INFORMATION 
Auditions will be held at 20 Church Ave SE in Roanoke, VA in our 3rd Floor Rehearsal Studio. Actors may enter at the Center on Church entrance by the Waldron Stage and follow the signs to the audition room on the 3rd floor.

Please prepare 16-32 Bars of a Musical Theatre Song with sheet music.  (A verse and chorus of a song is perfect.)  Accompanist will be provided.  Please bring a head shot or photo, a resume, your sheet music, and a calendar to note any conflicts.  Performers are expected to be available for all rehearsals and performances.

PRODUCTION DATES
Rehearsals:
Tues, July 12th from 6:00pm-7:30pm
Tues, July 19 from 6:00pm-7:30pm
Tues, July 26 call at 6:00pm for 6:30pm final dress performance- stay for the show!

Performances:
Weds, July 27 – Call at 6:00pm, Performance at 6:30pm
Sat July 30-  Call at 1:00pm, Performance at 1:30pm
Weds, Aug 3- Call at 6:00pm, Performance at 6:30pm
Sat Aug 6 – Call at 1:00pm, Performance at 1:30pm

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