Hello, Friends!

 

Below is information on our upcoming production Peter and the Starcatcher, 

our 2021-2022 School Day Production Season,

Fall Classes/Events,

and Lessons information.

 

Scroll down to see all things BG OnStage related!

Love and Light,
Elise

Peter and the Starcatcher

 

 

We are so excited to announce our 2021 Summer Production, Peter and the Starcatcher!  This Tony award winning “play with music” is a cute, comedic origin story of the beloved characters of Peter Pan, Wendy, Tinkerbell, and Captain Hook.

 

PERFORMANCES at SKyPAC’s Mainstage: 

Friday, July 30 at 7pm

Saturday, July 31 at 7pm

Sunday, August 1 at 3pm

 

 

 

Tickets are available for purchase in-person at the SKyPAC box office,

by calling 270-904-1880,

or

on the website home page.

School Day Productions and Other School Day Events: 

 

All BG OnStage SCHOOL DAY Performances are open to classes/groups of school age children.

PUBLIC Performances are open to the general public.

 

BG OnStage School Day Production tickets are $6 per student.

For every ten (10) students booked, a class will receive one (1) free adult ticket.

 

 

To reserve your class, email Education Director, Elise Charny at echarny@artsofsky.org or call 270-904-5016.

 

 

Star Wars and More: Music of John Williams

School Day Performances:

October 25, 2021 at 9:30am and Noon 

 

**PLEASE NOTE THAT TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE $5 per student. **  

Yes, Virginia School Day Performances:

Thursday, December 2nd at 9:30am and Noon 

Friday, December 3rd at 9:30am 

 

Public Performance:

Friday, December 3rd at 6:30pm 

Charlotte’s Web School Day Performances:

Thursday, March 31 at 9:30am and Noon 

Friday, April 1 at 9:30am 

 

Public Performances:

Friday, April 1 at 6:30pm

AUDITIONS: 

Auditions dates for Yes, Virginia the musical are September 10 at 5pm, September 11 at 1pm, and September 12 at 3pm.  

 

Audition details coming soon!!! Stay tuned!!! 

 

 

We will be looking to cast actors ages 9 to adult! 

Fall 2021 Classes & More:

 

 

Junior Theatre

Junior Theatre is the perfect introduction to theatre for students ages 6-10.  Students will learn the basic building blocks of theatre in a low stress, fun environment. Class sessions mimic larger School Day rehearsals and will culminate in a class “performance” for families.

 

Junior Theatre meets Saturdays from 11:30am-12:30pm at the SKyPAC.

Dates: September 18, September 25, October 2, October 9, October 16, October 23

 

Class fee is $75 per student.

 

Registration Form HERE

For a student to be considered fully registered, we need to receive a completed registration form and class payment.  Registration is first come, first serve.  We do not hold spots for students.  Space is limited!

Please note on the registration form, that checks need to be made to Arts of Southern Kentucky NOT SKyPAC.

 

The registration deadline for Junior Theatre is September 10, 2021. 

 

 

Broadway Bootcamp

This is a “bootcamp” for students to obtain training in singing, dancing, and acting.  Students will work on group songs, solos, duets, monologues, scenes, group choreography, and more in this 8 week long program.

 

Class is geared towards students ages 10-18 and will culminate in a showcase on November 19 at 6pm.

 

Class will meet Mondays 5pm-7pm.

Class dates are: September 20, September 27, October 11, October 18, October 25, November 1, November 8, November 15.  Showcase on November 19.

 

Class Fee is $300.  Fee is $250 if you register before August 12!

 

Registration Form HERE .

For a student to be considered fully registered, we need to receive a completed registration form and class payment.  Registration is first come, first serve.  We do not hold spots for students.  Space is limited!

Please note on the registration form, that checks need to be made to Arts of Southern Kentucky NOT SKyPAC.

If you need to pay the class fee in installments or would like to request a scholarship, please email Elise at echarny@artsofsky.org.

The registration deadline for Broadway Bootcamp is September 10, 2021. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Audition Techniques Workshop 

This workshop is for students ages 13 to adult looking to improve on their audition skills!  Students will work with multiple coaches on brining their audition material to life while focusing on the details of auditioning.

 

Students will need to have a one minute monologue and 16 bar cut of a musical theatre song prepared for this workshop.

 

Students will also learn a dance audition combination.

 

Workshop Fee is $70. 
Workshop date: Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 4:30pm. 
*End time will be determined by the number of participants. 

 

Registration Form HERE .

For a student to be considered fully registered, we need to receive a completed registration form and class payment.  Registration is first come, first serve.  We do not hold spots for students.  Space is limited!

Please note on the registration form, that checks need to be made to Arts of Southern Kentucky NOT SKyPAC.

 

 

Registration deadline is October 28, 2021.

 

 

Past BG OnStage Productions:

Lessons Information:

Contact us to get set up with one of our instructors for one-on-one lessons.

 

Our lessons rates are $30 for half an hour and $40 for an hour.

 

Call 270-904-5016 or email echarny@artsofsky.org .

Instructors:

Elise Charny- Audition & Monologue Prep

Elise graduated Cum Laude from Marymount Manhattan in New York with a BA in Theatre Arts, concentration in Performing. Continuing with her education and experience, Elise obtained her Masters in Theatre Education from Emerson College in Boston.

Elise has served as a performer/director/educator in the theatre community for the last twenty years. In 2013, Elise established the John F Kennedy School Drama Club in Somerville, MA, which still running today. For the last five years, Elise has served as Artistic and Education Director of BG OnStage, creating various programming and directing all of the theatrical productions. She has also aided students in achieving their goals of attending GSA and musical theatre/drama college programs, past students have been accepted at The New York Film Academy, University of Cincinnati College- Conservatory of Music, Northern Kentucky University, Southern Illinois University, Austin Peay State University, and Western Kentucky University. With this new chapter of her career, Elise is very excited to be joining the SKyPAC family to continue to bring quality theatre education and theatre opportunities to the community!

Hasum Morfin-Gandara- Voice, Beginning Piano, Beginning Guitar Instructor

Hasum is a native to Bowling Green, KY and is a senior studying Vocal Music Education at Western Kentucky University. Hasum has been musically involved with band and choral programs since age 11 and is interested in expanding his musical horizons by connecting musical styles, genres, and cultures from his classical foundation. Since Hasum began at WKU, he has gained experience by performing in operas, vocal masterclasses, student research, singing in the shower, and more!

Most recently, Hasum has conducted research in Seattle, where he learned about the art of vocal Jazz. This past summer, Hasum had the amazing opportunity to work at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan, where he worked with students involved in the Performing Arts (He even took dance classes himself!) Hasum is most passionate and excited about working with his community as he grows and learns alongside them.

Claire Smith- Voice Instructor

Claire Smith is a soprano from Lexington, Kentucky. In her time as a performer, she has participated in multiple choirs, musicals, plays, and one opera. She has performed as a soloist in several major works at WKU, put on a recital, and is currently working on her Mahurin Honors College Capstone Thesis Experience in composition. In Spring 2020, Claire placed first in the National Student Auditions Classical Junior Women Category in the Kentucky and Tennessee region. Currently, she is the president of WKU’s Students of the National Association for Teachers of Singing and served as a secretary in the past. She will graduate with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from WKU in the Spring of 2021.

 

Claire recently completed vocal pedagogy, an intensive course that goes through the anatomy and physiology of the voice, as well as effective vocal technique and instruction. She is excited to apply the many techniques she studied to her teaching methods. 

 

Olivia Duvall- Voice Instructor

Olivia is a Bowling Green native and a soprano Vocal Music Education major at Western Kentucky University. Olivia has been immersed in both the theatrical and classical musical field since her 5th grade year and is intently involved in the WKU Music Department. Olivia currently acts as Vice-President and soon-to-be President of the American Choral Directors Association chapter at WKU and has been a member of the WKU Chorale since her Freshman year. Along with an academic participation in music, Olivia is also heavily embraced in the church music community as well, shown through her involvement in the worship ministry at her local church. Olivia also holds experience through the Kentucky Center’s Governor’s School for the Arts as an alumna of the 2017 Vocal Music class, and plans to obtain a Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting to aid her passion of taking charge of an ensemble.

 

Olivia is ecstatic to begin teaching with BG OnStage at SKyPAC and both provide knowledge to those she is teaching and learn from them at the same time.

 

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