ACADEMY AT HOME

MUSICAL THEATRE TRAINING WITH FLEXIBILITY

Academy at Home!

Flexible Musical Theatre Classes at CenterPoint Academy

What You Get:

  1. The same level of quality in musical theatre training that you expect from all CenterPoint Academy classes, conducted through live, online instruction paired with safe, in-person rehearsals and performances.
  2. Active, hands-on learning experiences.
  3. Detailed coaching and feedback from our dedicated team of instructors.
  4. Awesome fun.
  5. Flexible learning schedules that fit around your specific situation.
  6. Genuine confidence.
  7. Improved skills.
  8. Loads of social interaction and new friends.
  9. Performance opportunities on CenterPoint Theatre’s main stage and in the Leishman Hall black box, with streamed and virtual performances to supplement.

Who Academy at Home is Designed For:

  1. Students who need more flexibility in their schedules
  2. Students who want to participate in Academy but have work or other activities that conflict
  3. Students who don’t live near CPT, or who move away.
  4. Students on waitlists for face-to-face classes.
  5. Students who currently attend Academy classes and want to supplement their learning with additional coaching and instruction.

What We Give:

  • Instruction created and headed up by Lindsea Garside, a working actress and professional with credits all over Utah and a BA in Musical Theatre from Weber State University.
  • Supplementary instruction from a range of other Academy instructors, professionals with performance experience at Disney World, PlayMill, Jackson Hole Playhouse, CenterPoint Theatre, Pioneer Theatre, Hale Centre Theatre, The Grand Theatre, Utah Children’s Theatre, Ogden Musical Theatre, and lots more.
  • Active learning experiences that utilize technology to provide focus on skill development
  • Curriculum that enhances personal improvement through individualized coaching, ongoing interaction with instructors and classmates, and preparation and performance of material selected in consultation with instructors. 
  • Sessions dedicated specifically to singing, acting, and dancing.
  • Limited enrollment.
  • Specialty sessions, including costume design, technical theatre, auditioning, stage combat, and more.
  • Sessions for grades 3-7 and grades 8-12.

The Stuff Your Parents Care About:

  • Grades 3-12 are invited to participate, in sessions divided between grades 3-7 and grades 8-12.
  • $65 monthly tuition
  • See below for a weekly schedule outline.

Two Sessions to Choose From:

Juniors: 3-7 Grades

Seniors: 8-12 Grades

 

Sample Weekly Schedule

Monday Morning: Lindsea provides recorded instruction and assigns a task to be learned, performed, and shared with the class sometime that week.

Monday at 6:00: Online Collaboration for Juniors

Tuesday at 6:00: Online Collaboration for Seniors

Wednesday: 15 minute makeup calls and coaching with Lindsea

 

Come play with us!

Click the Enroll link to Register!

Enroll Now

Enrollment for Fall Classes begins June 1st for current students and June 8th for the general public!

Enrollment for 2020 Summer Camps is open now!

Click below for enrollment or to get on a wait list!

Important Dates

Important Academy Dates, including performances and extra rehearsals for each class

Parking / Pickup Information

To drop off or pickup your kids from classes, please use the front (south side) of the building, or park in a designated parking space and come inside.

DO NOT PARK, WAIT, OR STOP AT THE CURB ON THE WEST SIDE!!

This causes traffic issues and parking conflicts with the businesses located near the theatre.

Please, please, please, don’t use the west curb, Thank you!

Classes

Ticket Policies

Face Masks Are Mandatory! While in and about the theatre please be considerate of others coming to enjoy our productions and wear your mask at all times.

  • In consideration of our patrons, no children under 3 are permitted in the theatre. Some productions may not be appropriate for all 3 year-olds. Parents should be the guide for young patrons. No babes in arms will be permitted.
  • No cancellations or refunds.
  • Ticket exchanges must be made in person at the Box Office at least one business day prior to the performance. Exchanged tickets must be surrendered at that time. We cannot accommodate late exchanges. There is a $5 exchange fee per ticket. Season Ticket Holders are allowed one free exchange per show. Additional exchanges are $5 per ticket.
  • Reserved seating will be held until curtain, after which alternate seating will be used. Doors open 30 minutes before show time. Patrons arriving after the start of the performance will be seated at the discretion of management. Late-comers cannot be guaranteed seating.
  • The use of cameras, recording devices, phones, radios and pagers is strictly prohibited.
  • Please do not bring outside food or drink into the theatre.

contact us

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre announces auditions for ‘The Music Man’ on Saturday, January 4th.

Auditions will take place by appointment from 9:00 AM-12:00 Noon. The show runs March 13th through April 11th. Shelby Ferrin will direct, Aaron Ford will choreograph and Tara Wardle will music direct.


Bring any conflicts from January 6th through April 11th along with a headshot and resume to auditions. Callbacks are scheduled for Tuesday, January 7th and Wednesday, January 8th. Rehearsals will start Monday, January 13th.


Auditions are open to all performers 8 years and older. Children are encouraged to audition with a parent or guardian. All roles are open. Come prepared to sing 30 seconds or less of a song in the style of the show. Live accompaniment will be provided. No pre-recorded music please.

Auditions will take place at the theatre located at 525 North, 400 West in Centerville. Enter in the building on the west side basement entrance. Please email the theatre at kdavies@cptutah.org to schedule an audition time.

Character Breakdown

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN 

Note: ages listed are approximate and represent how the characters read onstage, not necessarily the ages of the performers. Please note, where applicable, any requirements for on-stage intimacy or physicality. 

MALE ROLES: HAROLD HILL: Smooth-talking con man and traveling salesman who beguiles the town before falling in love with Marian; overflowing with charm and charisma; kisses Marian; physically struggles with Charlie Cowell. RANGE: Ab2-F4, AGE: 30-45 

MARCELLUS WASHBURN: Former con man and friend to Harold, now trying to settle down in River City; immensely likeable with comic timing; kisses Ethel; physically struggles with Charlie Cowell; leads an energetic dance. RANGE: A4-G2, AGE: 25-40 

MAYOR GEORGE SHINN: The Mayor of River City, protective of his town and family; self-important, blustery, pompous, but not too bright. RANGE: Any, AGE: 40-60 

WINTHROP PAROO: Marian’s adorable little brother who speaks with a lisp; precocious but moody. RANGE: C4-Eb5, AGE: 9-12 

CHARLIE COWELL: Rival traveling salesman out to expose Harold Hill; determined and moralistic; kisses Marian; physically struggles with Marcellus and Harold; may also play a townsperson in some scenes. RANGE: Any, AGE: 25-45

TOMMY DJILAS: Trouble-making teenager who becomes an assistant leader of the boys’ band; rebellious but smart and handsome. RANGE: Any, AGE: 16-20 

JACEY SQUIRES: Owner of livery stable and school board member who bickers with his peers before joining them in the barbershop quartet as the high tenor; married to Mrs. Squires. RANGE: C3-C5, AGE: 25-55 

EWART DUNLOP: Owner of the general store and school board member who bickers with his peers before joining them in the barbershop quartet as the second tenor; married to Maud. RANGE: F3-F5, AGE: 25-55 

OLIVER HIX: Banker and school board member who bickers with his peers before joining them in the barbershop quartet as the baritone; married to Alma. RANGE: B2-F4, AGE: 25-55 

OLIN BRITT: Newspaper editor and school board member who bickers with his peers before joining them in the barbershop quartet as the bass. RANGE: F2-C4, AGE: 25-55 

OTHER ROLES FOR MEN: Constable Locke, the town sheriff; Train conductor; Traveling salesmen; River City townspersons of all ages, shapes, and sizes some of them in “families”; River City boys/teens who sing, dance and join the boys’ band

FEMALE ROLES: MARIAN PAROO: Town librarian and piano teacher, sister of Winthrop and daughter of Mrs. Paroo; well-read, independent, head-strong, beautiful but elusive, hopelessly romantic but intensely guarded; kisses Harold and Charlie Cowell; RANGE: G3-A5, AGE: 25-35 

MRS. PAROO: Widowed mother to Marian and Winthrop; sweet, cheerful, always busy, and slightly intrusive in her daughter’s love life; speaks with an Irish accent. RANGE: Ab3-Eb5, AGE: 45-55 

EULALIE MACKECKNIE SHINN: Mayor Shinn’s peacock wife, a know-it-all busybody who knows everyone and everything in town; self-important, grandiose, gossipy, snobbish, and easily flattered; must have great comedic range without being over-the-top. RANGE: D4-D5, AGE: 40-50

AMARYLLIS: Marian’s piano student who likes Winthrop but teases him; sweet but a little bratty; must pretend to play the piano. RANGE: C4-E5, AGE: 9-12 

ZANEETA SHINN: Mayor Shinn’s teenage daughter with a crush on Tommy Djilas; cute, feminine, a little daffy; dances energetically. RANGE: Any, AGE: 16-20 

GRACIE SHINN: Mayor’s younger daughter. RANGE: Any, AGE: 9-12 ETHEL TOFFELMIER: Player piano player and town gossip who is dating Marcellus; jolly and friendly, but gossipy; kisses Marcellus. RANGE: Any, AGE: 25-35 

ALMA HIX: Wife of Oliver Hix and a town gossip. RANGE: G4-G5, AGE: 25-45 MAUD DUNLOP: Wife of Ewart Dunlop and a town gossip. RANGE: G4-G5, AGE: 25-55 MRS. SQUIRES: Wife of Jacey Squires and a town gossip. RANGE: G4-G5, AGE: 25-55 

OTHER ROLES FOR WOMEN/GIRLS: River City townspersons of all ages, shapes, and sizes, some of them in “families”; River City girls/teens who sing and dance.

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