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

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YAAOrchestra

YAACompany

YAAjunior

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

2018-2019 Season

  • Auditions are now closed for the YAAOrchestra for the 2018-2019 season.

  • Please contact Kristofer Sanz for more details.


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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


You will be notified if you have been accepted into the YAAOrchestra by e-mail by Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by 10:00pm.

Those who are accepted into the YAAOrchestra will have to accept their position by paying their tuition no later than 10:00pm on Wednesday, September 13.

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Acceptance


YAAOrchestra auditions for the year will take place at both our YAA@CabinJohn campus at the Cabin John Middle School in Montgomery County.

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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 Spring Semester (Dec-March)

    • Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 7:00-9:30pm

    • Friday, November 9, 2018 from 7:00-9:00pm

    • Saturday, November 10 from 10:00am-1:00pm

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 in Les Misérables, please also prepare one of the excerpted selections that can be downloaded below:

  • Soprano/Alto:

    • I Dreamed a Dream (excerpt) OR

    • On My Own (excerpt)

  • Tenor:

    • Who Am I? (excerpt) OR

    • Empty Chairs at Empty Tables (excerpt)

  • Baritone/Bass:

    • Stars (excerpt) OR

    • Javert’s Suicide (excerpt)

Click here to download the Audition Excerpts.


You will be notified if you have been accepted into the YAACompany by e-mail by Thursday, November 15, 2018 by 10:00pm.

Those who are accepted into the YAACompany will have to accept their position by paying their tuition no later than 10:00pm on Sunday, November 18, 2018.

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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@RedBridge campus at Red Bridge Studios in Howard County.

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Location


 

YAA junior Auditions

Grades 5-8

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


Auditions for Spring Semester (Dec-May)

  • Saturday, November 10 from 10:00am-12:00Noon

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 Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 10:00pm.

Those who are accepted into the YAAjunior will have to accept their position by paying their tuition no later than Sunday, November 18, 2018 by 10:00pm.

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

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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.

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