Acting

Through the ClubHouse Theatre acting program, youth ages 6+ study all aspects of theater in a supportive environment while participating in a musical production. Students have an opportunity to participate in regular productions throughout the year. Our ClubHouse Theatre program provides a creative outlet and an encouraging environment for our students to connect and thrive!

Fall Production: Matilda Jr.

ClubHouse Theatre is looking for beginning to advanced actors, singers and dancers ages 7-18 to cast in our upcoming musical theatre production of “Matilda Jr.” With high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda Jr. will delight audiences with the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

Production Fees: $250 for all levels. Fees cover rehearsals, major costume pieces, script, music, dance and voice instruction, t-shirt, and cast party.
Location:  Rehearsals, and performances take place at the Kingston Branch stage (16582 Brookhurst Street, FV)
Production Performance Dates: January 20-February 6, 2022. Tech rehearsals and performance dates are specific to each cast.
Rehearsals begin the week of September 27.
Choose the cast that’s right for your child based on age, acting experience, and schedule. Auditions will take place on the first day of rehearsals for each cast.
Registration is on a first come first served basis. If casts are full, additional casts may be added.

CAST INFORMATION
Cast 1: Beginner/Intermediate – Ages 7+
Rehearsals: Tuesday, 4:30pm – 6:00pm • 1st Rehearsal/Audition Sept. 28
Cast 3: Beginner/Intermediate – Ages 8+
Rehearsals: Thursday, 4:30pm – 6:00pm • 1st Rehearsal/Audition Sept. 30
Cast 4: Intermediate – Ages 10+
Rehearsals: Tuesday, 6:00pm – 8:00pm • 1st Rehearsal/Audition Sept. 28
ClubHouse JR Entertainers: Intermediate Advanced, Ages 12+
Rehearsals: Wednesday, 6pm – 8:00pm • 1st Rehearsal/Audition Sept. 29
ClubHouse Entertainers: Advanced, Ages 12+
Rehearsals: Thursday, 6pm – 8:00pm • 1st Rehearsal/Audition Sept. 30

AUDITION WORKSHOP
Ages 7-18 Cost: $25
Saturday, Sept. 25, 2:00pm – 4:00pm at ClubHouse Academy.
Become a stronger performer before individual cast auditions (held at the first rehearsal) through a musical theatre audition workshop focused on singing,
dancing, and acting skills.

STAGE CREW CLASS
8th Grade+ • Intermediate/Advanced Cost: $180
Tuesdays, 4:30-6pm beginning Sept. 28 and January 20-February 6, 2022.
Work behind the scenes and learn skills related to stage management, casting, costuming, tech, crewing a show and make-up. This group will act as the stage crew for Matilda Jr Cast 1. Class size is limited.

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Musical Theater Dance Classes at ClubHouse Academy

Cost: $55/month for in-person classes, $45/month for Zoom classes
Classes are held at ClubHouse Academy (10200 Slater Ave.).

This class brings the exciting world of Broadway to life. Learn the latest moves and choreography. Age-appropriate Broadway scores and popular music are used to teach stage movement and dance styles as we work on actual dance numbers from shows. Learn audition techniques and a variety of repertoire in this fast-paced Broadway style dance class.

Musical Theatre Dance Classes
Musical Theatre Dance, Level 1, Ages 7+ Friday 3:00pm Teacher: Miss Sydney
Musical Theatre Dance – Tap, Levels 1/2, Ages 8+ Thursday 3:00pm Teacher: Mr. Justin
Musical Theatre Dance, Level 2s+, Ages 10+ Wednesday 3:30pm Teacher: Mr. Justin
Musical Theatre Dance, Levels 3+, Ages 12+ Wednesday 4:30pm Teacher: Mr. Justin
Musical Theatre Performance Technique, Ages 10+ Monday 5:30pm Teacher: Miss Sydney
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Summer Break Theatre Camp

Our theatre camps provide a creative outlet and an encouraging environment for our students to connect and thrive! Students will be featured in a showcase highlighting their work throughout the week. Tuition includes performing arts training and camp t-shirt. All camps take place at the Boys & Girls Club’s ClubHouse Academy location at 17569 Los Alamos Street, Fountain Valley.

The Best of Broadway Kid Musicals
Dates: July 12 – July 16 9am to 12pm and Showcase on Saturday, July 17
Ages: 6-10
Cost: $125
Description: With multiple shows featuring child actors, Broadway stages are teeming with kids! In this week-long musical theatre camp, our youngest actors will explore scenes, songs and choreography with a wide range of styles featuring kids- From classic musicals like Sound of Music, Annie and Oliver to contemporary musicals like Matilda and Motown. Camp culminates in a presentation highlighting the camper’s work.

Explore Musical Theatre Choreography
Dates: July 12 – July 16, 12:30pm to 3pm and Showcase Saturday July 17 
Ages: 10+
Cost: $125
Description: Actors and Dancers will spend this weeklong camp learning dance numbers and styles, of famous Musical theatre Choreographers such as Fosse (Pippin, Chicago, Cabaret), Agnes De Mille (Oklahoma, Carousel, and Brigadoon) Jerome Robbins (The King and I , West Side Story), Michael Bennett (Follies, Company, Chorus Line). Camp culminates in a presentation highlighting the camper’s work.

Broadway for Everyone: Seeing Yourself in a Musical
Dates: July 26-July 30 9am-12pm and Saturday Showcase on July 31
Ages: 8+
Cost: $125
Description: Broadway musicals are filled with a diverse community of artists and this camp will take a journey and explore them. In this weeklong musical theatre camp our actors will discover Broadway shows that feature diverse casts, actors and stories ranging from Hamilton, The Wiz, Allegiance, to Dream Girls, Fiddler and The Bands Visit. Camp culminates in a presentation highlighting the camper’s work. 

The Best of Broadway Teen Musicals
Dates: August 2-August 6 12pm to 3pm and Showcase on Saturday August 7
Ages: 11+
Cost: $125
Description: From ‘Mean Girls’ to ‘Dear Evan Hanson’ to ‘The Prom,’ Broadway is going back to high school. In this week-long musical theatre camp, actors will explore scenes, songs and choreography with a wide range of styles featuring teens- From classic musicals like Bye Bye Birdie and Hairspray to contemporary musicals like Bring it On and Mean Girls. Camp culminates in a presentation highlighting the camper’s work.

Disney Magic: The Best of Broadway Disney Musicals Camp
Dates: August 9-August 13 9am to 12pm and Showcase on Saturday August 14
Ages: 8+
Cost: $125
Description: This is going to be an incredibly magical week for actors to experience the musical wonder of all things Disney! Camp participants will learn scenes, choreography, and songs from well-known Disney Broadway musicals such as Newsies, Tarzan, Peter Pan, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and more. Our Disney-themed camp culminates in a presentation highlighting the campers work.

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