Summer Youth Musical
June 29, 30, July 1, 2
Hello Summer Youth Musical Auditioners!
Thank you for your patience as we have experienced a transition at Chandler. WE are super excited to bring another IN-PERSON live musical this year with GREASE!
And we are thrilled that you are interested in being part of it. Teen Camp will be held June 19-29 with performances June 29, 30, and July 1st at 7:30pm and July 2nd at 2:00pm. After submitting by the deadline, Sunday, April 2nd, you will get an email about in-person callbacks.
Our Director this year will be a SYM Alum, Joshua Huffman. He’s thrilled to return!
Elementary Chorus Camp ($200): Save the dates: Tuesday June 20-June 28th 1-5pm. More details coming soon. Sophia DiGiuseppe (with support from Jennifer Stikney) will work with students on theater games and exercises, and learn songs in preparation for performance onstage with the teens June 30-July 2.
Teen Chorus: $250 before 3/31. $300 after 4/1 All Teen Chorus (Leads, Featured and Ensemble)
Come be wowed by the local talent starring in Chandler’s 2023 Summer Youth Musical—our 25th!—featuring teen and elementary choruses.
The Chandler production features teen and elementary-age choruses. Young actors from throughout the region are invited to audition next month by submitting an audition tape and completing an online form at chandler-arts.org by midnight March 20. For their initial audition, actors are required to perform a monologue and a dance number, and to sing. Callbacks, to be held in person at Chandler, begin March 26 by appointment.
Randolph native Joshua Huffman, who studies dance, theater and German at University of Vermont, will direct the musical. Huffman’s featured credits include Humpty Dumpty and Mad Hatter in “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Standing in This Place” at Chandler’s 2019 Vermont Pride Festival.
Breydan Medbury will act as our Musical Director. Breydan is very excited to be working on his first Chandler Summer Youth Musical! He is currently a Music Education major at the University of Vermont studying classical voice with Rachel Weinfeld as well as instrumental and choral techniques. He has worked on musicals such as Mary Poppins, Into the Woods, the Addams Family, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, On the Town and Les Miserables, as well as Operas such as La Boheme, Madame Butterfly and Carmen. Breydan is an avid gardener and enjoys growing his own vegetables over the summer!
Celeste Piette will be our Choreographer. Celeste a theatre artist currently based in Burlington, VT. She hails from the Northeast Kingdom and is a recent graduate of the University of Vermont, where she received a B.A. in Theatre and English. She’s worked on countless shows in almost every role a person can have in the theatre, from writing to directing to wardrobe to acting and of course, choreography. Some of her most recent production credits include To Skip, Or Not To Skip (Playwright & Director, UVM, 2022), She Kills Monsters (Assistant Director, UVM, 2022), and Hamlet (Horatio & Player, Foul Contending Rebels, 2021). When not working on a show, she can be found crocheting and reading Jane Austen. She’s stoked to get to work on one of her favorite musicals with such a great team this summer
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