Pictured above: Mamie Parris (CATS, School of Rock, 9 to 5, Wicked) and the 2017 All State Cast singing Dear Evan Hansen's "You Will Be Found."
All State Closing Ceremony Performance
The students cast will learn songs and choreography from a 2 time Emmy nominated choreographer, Tony Smith. Then the All State Cast will perform for the entire Texas Thespian delegation at closing ceremonies with our our Friday keynote speaker!
For more info about how to audition please scroll down! If you have any questions please contact Matthew Peters.
How to Audition
1. Sign up in Cvent to pay the audition fee ($15 per student). This fee is non-refundable, even if not selected to perform in the cast. 2. Submit your audition HERE by October 16th, 2020 3. Students will be notified if they have been cast by the following week. 4. The All State Cast will then be sent a video of the choreography and sheet music that they will need to learn prior to coming to festival.
Prepare and Audition
1. Students will need to log in HERE. 2. Please have a resume and a headshot to upload. 3. You will need to upload the following:
Vocal Performance - (REQUIRED) up to 45 second video of a performance of your choosing which you will upload to the system. Submitting an Uptempo Pop-Belt OR Musical Theatre Ballad selections are suggested. Rappers/Lyricists should keep topics and language family friendly.
Dance Performance - (REQUIRED) up to 45 second video of a performance of your choosing which you will upload to the system. A Musical Theatre, Jazz, Hip Hop or Ballet selection is suggested.
Athletic/Special Skills - (OPTIONAL) up to 30 second video displaying your athletic and/or special skill set of your choosing which you will upload to the system.
1. The All State Cast will rehearse Wednesday (7:00 PM - 11:00 PM), Thursday and Friday night from 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm with our special guest performer. They will also have a final walk through Saturday before closing ceremonies. 2. Students will receive an All State Cast shirt. 3. Students will get to work with Broadway performer and have time for a Q&A session. 4. If the student arrives at festival and does not know the music and choreography sent to them they will be removed from the cast. No refund will be given if this occurs.
Amy Jordan,Chapter Director Denison High School 4200 N. State Highway 91 Denison, TX 75020