Scroll down below for information about auditions for our Performance Ensembles for the following programs:

YAAOrchestra - Check back in August 2018

YAACompany - NOW REGISTERING

YAAjunior - NOW REGISTERING

For information about placement auditions for Summer Intensives, you will receive an email after registering for camp with audition instructions.

 

AUDITION INFORMATION


AUDITIONS FOR YAAOrchestra

Grades 9-12

For further information about our YAAOrchestra program for high school students, including tuition, repertoire and schedule, please click here.


Audition Schedule

Please check back in August 2018 for our Fall 2018-2019 Orchestra Auditions.


Register


Auditions for the YAAOrchestra are open to all instrumentalists in Grades 9-12 located in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC.

When you register for an audition above, you will select a 30-minute time block. Auditionees for each time block will audition in order of arrival. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled audition time.

Our Student Portal, which includes Rehearsal Schedules, Absence policy and Rehearsal Location information, can be found by clicking here.

Logistics


Please prepare a Grade 4+ Solo and ALL MAJOR scales on your instrument.

Requirements


Click here for Tuition information.

Acceptance


Click here for campus information.

Location


 

AUDITIONS FOR YAACompany

Grades 9-12

For further information about our YAACompany program for high school students, including tuition, repertoire and schedule, please click here. For further information about our YAAjunior program for middle school students, please click here.


2018-2019 Season

  • Auditions for Full Season (Sept-March) or Fall Semester (Sept-Nov)

    • Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 11:00am-2:00pm
      • Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 7:00-9:00pm
      • Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 7:00-9:30pm
      • Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 11:00am-2:00pm
    • Auditions for Spring Semester (Nov-March)

      • Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 7:00-9:00pm
      • Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 7:00-9:30pm
      • Saturday, November 17 from 11:00am-2:00pm

    Audition Schedule

     


    Register


    Logistics

    Auditions for the YAACompany are open to all actors, singers and dancers in Grades 9-12 located in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC.

    When you register for an audition above, you will select a 30-minute time block. Auditionees for each time block will audition in order of arrival. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled audition time.

    Our Student Portal, which includes Rehearsal Schedules, Absence policy and Rehearsal Location information, can be found by clicking here.


    Requirements

    1.  Come prepared to sing a musical theatre or art song selection of your choosing that best shows off your voice (ballad or uptempo are fine.)  It's best to bring a song that you know well and can perform from memory, not one that was just learned a few days prior.

    2.  In addition, in order to be considered for a solo, please also prepare one of the excerpted selections that can be downloaded below:

    • Women:  TBA
    • Men:  TBA

    Come back soon to download the Audition Excerpts.


    You will be notified if you have been accepted into the YAACompany by e-mail by Sunday, September 9, 2018 by 10:00pm.

    Those who are accepted into the YAACompany will have to accept their position by paying their tuition no later than 12:00Noon on Wednesday, September 13.

    Click here for tuition information.

    Acceptance


    YAACompany auditions for the Fall and Spring Semesters will take place at both our YAA@HolyCross campus at the Academy of the Holy Cross in Montgomery County, as well as at our YAA@NewSpire campus at New Spire Studios in Frederick County.

    Click here for campus information.

    Location


     

    YAA junior Auditions

    Grades 5-8

    For further information about our YAAjunior program for middle school students, please click here.


    Spring Sememster (December thru May)

    • Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 6:30-8:00pm
    • Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 7:00-8:30pm
    • Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 11:00pm-12:30pm

    Audition Schedule



    Auditions for YAAjunior are open to all actors, singers and dancers in Grades 5-8 located in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC.

    When you register for an audition above, you will select a 30-minute time block. Auditioners for each time block will audition in order of arrival. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled audition time.

    Our Student Portal, which includes Rehearsal Schedules, Absence policy and Rehearsal Location information, can be found by clicking here.

    Logistics


    Come prepared to sing 32 bars or more of a musical theatre song that best shows off your voice (ballad and/or uptempo are fine). You may prepare the whole song or a 32 bar cut of the song (roughly a verse and a chorus).

    If you do not have a musical theatre selection prepared, you can sing another song such as:

    • a pop song
    • Happy Birthday
    • My Country 'tis of Thee.

    However, please try and prepare a musical theatre song if possible. 

    Please bring piano accompaniment music, as an pianist will be provided at your audition. Please make every effort to have the song memorized.

    In the audition, students will perform their selection, but might not be asked to sing the whole song, depending on the length. Student may also be asked to vocalize and/or sing parts of the song again with suggested modifications. 

    Requirements


    You will be notified if you have been accepted into YAAjunior by e-mail by Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 10:00pm.

    Those who are accepted into the YAAjunior will have to accept their position by paying their tuition no later than Wednesday, September 12 by 12:00Noon.

    Students will be able to audition for solo opportunities during the year long program.

    Click here for tuition information.

    Acceptance


    Location

    YAAjunior auditions for the Fall and Spring Semesters will take place at our YAA@HolyCross campus at the Academy of the Holy Cross in Montgomery County.

    Click here for campus information.