Auditions, Classes and Workshops

The Civic is committed to inclusiveness and practices open and non-traditional casting. All roles in Civic productions, unless otherwise announced, are open to all who audition. The Civic's goal is to foster and develop theatrical talent in our community and encourage anyone, regardless of experience to audition for our productions.

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<center>BEHIND THE SCENES <br>Ages 8-16 and Caregiver: HORROR MAKEUP FOR FAMILIES <br> SATURDAY, 10/6/18 – 10:00AM through 12:00PM
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 8-16 and Caregiver: HORROR MAKEUP FOR FAMILIES
SATURDAY, 10/6/18 – 10:00AM through 12:00PM
Spend Saturday morning together with your child! Putting the scare on your face since 2008! Learn all of the tricks of the trade —from black eyes to scars to an infamous final project. Get ready for Halloween and beyond in this fun introduction to horror makeup. This workshop fills quickly so register now! *PLEASE NOTE: Registration and Workshop Fee are for 1 child aged 8-16 plus 1 adult caregiver.
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 8-16 and Caregiver: HORROR MAKEUP FOR FAMILIES
SATURDAY, 10/6/18 – 10:00AM through 12:00PM


<center>BEHIND THE SCENES <br>Ages 9-17: STAGE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP <br> SATURDAY, 10/13/18 - 9:00AM - 12:00PM
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 9-17: STAGE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
SATURDAY, 10/13/18 - 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Stage Management for Beginners encompasses basics for Stage Management techniques. From learning how to set up a prompt book to learning how to write blocking and take shorthand. This FREE workshop is for anyone who wishes to really run the show!
Sat 10/13/18 9:00AM
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 9-17: STAGE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
SATURDAY, 10/13/18 - 9:00AM - 12:00PM


<center>BEHIND THE SCENES <br>Ages 8-12: FANTASY & HORROR MAKEUP FOR CHILDREN <br> SATURDAY, 10/13/18 – 10:00AM through 12:00PM
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 8-12: FANTASY & HORROR MAKEUP FOR CHILDREN
SATURDAY, 10/13/18 – 10:00AM through 12:00PM
Learn all of the tricks of the trade, from black eyes to scars to the infamous final project! Get ready for Halloween and beyond in this fun introduction to horror makeup. This one-day, 2-hour workshop fills quickly so register now!
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 8-12: FANTASY & HORROR MAKEUP FOR CHILDREN
SATURDAY, 10/13/18 – 10:00AM through 12:00PM


<center>BEHIND THE SCENES <br>Ages 6-10: SOUND EFFECTS WORKSHOP <br> SATURDAY, 10/20/18 – 9:00AM through 10:30AM
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 6-10: SOUND EFFECTS WORKSHOP
SATURDAY, 10/20/18 – 9:00AM through 10:30AM
CRASH! BANG! BOOM! Explore the mysterious art of “Foley” Find out how sound effects are created and what tools are used to use to create specific sounds, as well as how to perform your own ‘sound effects’. This one and a half-hour workshop will introduce your child to the wonderful world of sound.
Sat 10/20/18 9:00AM
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 6-10: SOUND EFFECTS WORKSHOP
SATURDAY, 10/20/18 – 9:00AM through 10:30AM


<center>BEHIND THE SCENES <br>Ages 16+: FANTASY & HORROR MAKEUP FOR ADULTS <br> SATURDAY, 10/20/18 – 10:00AM through 12:00PM
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 16+: FANTASY & HORROR MAKEUP FOR ADULTS
SATURDAY, 10/20/18 – 10:00AM through 12:00PM
Learn all of the tricks of the trade, from black eyes to scars to the infamous final project! Get ready for Halloween and beyond in this fun introduction to horror makeup. This one-day, 2-hour workshop fills quickly so register now!
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 16+: FANTASY & HORROR MAKEUP FOR ADULTS
SATURDAY, 10/20/18 – 10:00AM through 12:00PM


 <center>BEHIND THE SCENES <br>Ages 16+: BEGINNING SEWING FOR ADULTS WORKSHOP <br> SATURDAY, 10/20/18 – 9:00AM through 12:00PM
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 16+: BEGINNING SEWING FOR ADULTS WORKSHOP
SATURDAY, 10/20/18 – 9:00AM through 12:00PM
An introduction to the sewing machine & basic sewing. Learn to thread & operate the sewing machine properly. Learn basic accessory construction, what is the right side vs. wrong side of fabric and how to cut and properly sew a simple project from a pattern. This workshop has room for ONLY 6 students!
BEHIND THE SCENES
Ages 16+: BEGINNING SEWING FOR ADULTS WORKSHOP
SATURDAY, 10/20/18 – 9:00AM through 12:00PM


Auditions:  Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical
Auditions: Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical
Auditions for ADULTS will be scheduled in 15 minute time slots
Please plan to arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled time.
Sun 10/28/18 Auditions: Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical - SUNDAY, October 28, 2018
Mon 10/29/18 Auditions: Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical - MONDAY, October 29, 2018


<center>Ages 3-5: LET'S PRETEND <br> MONDAYS, 10/8/18  through 11/5/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
Ages 3-5: LET'S PRETEND
MONDAYS, 10/8/18 through 11/5/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
Getting into the spirit of this season’s Civic Youth Theatre productions, this class will explore movement, storytelling, improvisation and creative drama. From Animals to Superheroes - Come have fun and move while learning the fundamentals of acting. *PLEASE NOTE: A caregiver or parent will need to participate at times in class with the student to take the learning home and connect!
Ages 3-5: LET'S PRETEND -- MONDAYS, 10/8/18 through 11/5/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM


<center>Ages 6-8: JOURNEY ON <br> MONDAYS, 10/8/18  through 11/5/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
Ages 6-8: JOURNEY ON
MONDAYS, 10/8/18 through 11/5/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
How far can you go without leaving the room? And how far can actors take their audiences through the magic of storytelling? Through stories about journeys and adventure, students will learn the fundamentals of acting as they challenge themselves to sustain a strong character while communicating the story with their classmates.
Ages 6-8: JOURNEY ON
MONDAYS, 10/8/18 through 11/5/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM


<center>Ages 6-8: CARS & STARS <br> WEDNESDAYS, 10/10/18  through 11/7/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
Ages 6-8: CARS & STARS
WEDNESDAYS, 10/10/18 through 11/7/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
Using stories about transportation, trucks, cars, and more combined with outer space travel will make for one exciting class! Working together from each other’s ideas, students will create staged stories as a group
Ages 6-8: CARS & STARS
WEDNESDAYS, 10/10/18 through 11/7/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM


<center>Ages 6-8: WORLD PREMIERE! <br> WEDNESDAYS, 10/10/18  through 11/7/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
Ages 6-8: WORLD PREMIERE!
WEDNESDAYS, 10/10/18 through 11/7/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
What can a group of energetic, imaginative, enthusiastic 6-8 year olds come up with in five weeks along with a dedicated teaching artist? Let’s find out! This class will create an original piece of theatre straight from the imaginations of the students in the class culminating in a final in class performance
Ages 6-8: WORLD PREMIERE!
WEDNESDAYS, 10/10/18 through 11/7/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM


<center>Ages 9-11: ACTING EXPLORATION <br> TUESDAYS, 10/9/18  through 11/6/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
Ages 9-11: ACTING EXPLORATION
TUESDAYS, 10/9/18 through 11/6/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
Acting is much more than memorizing the lines and repeating them. Explore the process of acting from auditions to character creation to performance so that you are ready for your next audition or the next time you have to make a presentation in your classroom!
Ages 9-11: ACTING EXPLORATION
TUESDAYS, 10/9/18 through 11/6/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM


<center>Ages 9-11: THE MOTH FOR CHILDREN <br> TUESDAYS, 10/9/18 through 11/6/18 -- 5:30PM-6:30PM
Ages 9-11: THE MOTH FOR CHILDREN
TUESDAYS, 10/9/18 through 11/6/18 -- 5:30PM-6:30PM
Many contemporary plays for youth are all about group storytelling. Learn how to communicate a clear story alone or together with a group.
Ages 9-11: THE MOTH FOR CHILDREN
TUESDAYS, 10/9/18 through 11/6/18 -- 5:30PM-6:30PM


<center>Ages 12-15: ACCENTS & DIALECTS <br> THURSDAYS, 10/11/18 through 11/8/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
Ages 12-15: ACCENTS & DIALECTS
THURSDAYS, 10/11/18 through 11/8/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM
Many plays today have characters who speak with a British accent…and many more! Apply the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to dialects and accents for the stage. Cockney, Standard British, French, and Scottish are all possibilities to be explored.
Ages 12-15: ACCENTS & DIALECTS
THURSDAYS, 10/11/18 through 11/8/18 -- 4:30PM-5:30PM


<center>Ages 12-15: YOUNG ADULT WRITERS WORKSHOP <br> THURSDAYS, 10/11/18 through 11/8/18 -- 5:30PM-6:30PM
Ages 12-15: YOUNG ADULT WRITERS WORKSHOP
THURSDAYS, 10/11/18 through 11/8/18 -- 5:30PM-6:30PM
Plays are more than words on a page—they are created and brought to life first by the playwright, then interpreted in performance. Learn the basic structure of plays and get started on your writing journey. Then hear your words out loud as they are read by fellow classmates.
Ages 12-15: YOUNG ADULT WRITERS WORKSHOP
THURSDAYS, 10/11/18 through 11/8/18 -- 5:30PM-6:30PM


<center>Ages 12-15: BEGINNING DANCE <br> SATURDAYS, 10/6/18 through 11/10/18 – 10:00AM-11:00AM
Ages 12-15: BEGINNING DANCE
SATURDAYS, 10/6/18 through 11/10/18 – 10:00AM-11:00AM
Whether you are a beginner or just starting up again - We make dancing fun, exciting, and easy. This class will teach you the rudimentary movements that are the foundation for all dance. Students will focus on basic dance styles, floor work, and dance terminology in a fun and encouraging environment.
* THIS CLASS WILL NOT MEET OCTOBER 13 – an additional class will be held on November 10
Ages 12-15: BEGINNING DANCE
SATURDAYS, 10/6/18 through 11/10/18 – 10:00AM-11:00AM


<center>Ages 16+:  MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP <br> MONDAYS, 10/8/18 through 11/5/18 – 5:30PM-6:30PM
Ages 16+: MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP
MONDAYS, 10/8/18 through 11/5/18 – 5:30PM-6:30PM
Have you ever wanted to sing in the ensemble of a musical? This no pressure course explores choral and group singing using songs from the Musical Theatre songbook. You can’t imagine how wonderful you will feel after singing for the enjoyment of it. Materials will be provided. No memorization necessary
Ages 16+: MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP
MONDAYS, 10/8/18 through 11/5/18 – 5:30PM-6:30PM


<center>Ages 16+:  ACTING STUDIO <br> TUESDAYS, 10/9/18 through 11/6/18 – 5:30PM-6:30PM
Ages 16+: ACTING STUDIO
TUESDAYS, 10/9/18 through 11/6/18 – 5:30PM-6:30PM
The Acting Studio is an acting class for students who wish to explore or revisit the basic skills of the actor. Using monologue and scene work and discussion and exploration - you will gain and hone the tools necessary to create character. Materials will be provided. No memorization necessary.
Ages 16+: ACTING STUDIO
TUESDAYS, 10/9/18 through 11/6/18 – 5:30PM-6:30PM


<center>Ages 16+:  BEGINNING DANCE <br> SATURDAYS, 10/6/18 through 11/10/18 – 11:00AM-12:00PM
Ages 16+: BEGINNING DANCE
SATURDAYS, 10/6/18 through 11/10/18 – 11:00AM-12:00PM
Whether you are a beginner or just starting up again - We make dancing fun, exciting, and easy. This class will teach you the rudimentary movements that are the foundation for all dance. Students will focus on basic dance styles, floor work, and dance terminology in a fun and encouraging environment. *THIS CLASS WILL NOT MEET OCTOBER 13 – an additional class will be held on November 10.
Ages 16+: BEGINNING DANCE
SATURDAYS, 10/6/18 through 11/10/18 – 11:00AM-12:00PM


<center>Ages 16+:  YOGA FOR ACTORS <br> SATURDAYS, 10/6/18 through 11/3/18 – 10:00AM-11:00AM
Ages 16+: YOGA FOR ACTORS
SATURDAYS, 10/6/18 through 11/3/18 – 10:00AM-11:00AM
Yoga is beneficial for warming up the body, gaining awareness, and finding your voice. It is a great for performers but also helpful for anyone who is looking to gain confidence in the workplace, raise their vibration, and tap into the energetic body in a way that serves the actor and the audience! This practice will move you to living life with confidence, strength, and grace. Unlock creativity!
Ages 16+: YOGA FOR ACTORS
SATURDAYS, 10/6/18 through 11/3/18 – 10:00AM-11:00AM


<center>Ages 16+:  BEGINNING YOGA FOR ADULTS <br> MONDAYS, 10/8/18 through 11/5/18 – 5:30PM-6:30PM
Ages 16+: BEGINNING YOGA FOR ADULTS
MONDAYS, 10/8/18 through 11/5/18 – 5:30PM-6:30PM
Yoga can improve the lives of people of all ages in a variety of ways, including reducing stress, anxiety and depression, improving performance at work and in sport, reducing risk of heart condition, obesity, diabetes and cancer and speeding up recovery from training. Yoga makes us feel good all-around, improving our sense of well-being and making us feel lighter, more connected to ourselves and appreciative of the important relationships in our lives. If you are a senior, regular yoga practice can play an important part in keeping you healthy.
Ages 16+: BEGINNING YOGA FOR ADULTS
MONDAYS, 10/8/18 through 11/5/18 – 5:30PM-6:30PM