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Session: Summer 2020
Chapter:  Master Class
Location:  Mid-America Nazarene University
Time:  12:00am - 12:00pm
Day:  Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Starts:  07/19
Ages:  14-18
Tuition:  $495.00

Camp Description

Bye Bye Birdie
Ages 14-18*
Camp Dates: July 19-24 at MidAmerica Nazarene University
Performances: July 24-26 at MidAmerica Nazarene University
Auditions: Video submissions accepted May 28-June 4 at noon at campcoordinator@cytkc.org
Callbacks: June 6th at the CYT Studios
*Campers may be 19 if they have just graduated high school in the spring of 2020.

A musical inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army ,with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse. Bye Bye Birdie won the Tony for Best Musical in 1961. Set in 1958, Conrad Birdie has been drafted to the army. As a farewell, the rock and roll star is scheduled to sing Albert Peterson's "One Last Kiss" and kiss a girl from Sweet Apple, Ohio live on the Ed Sullivan Show. However, Conrad's hip-thrusting makes more than one man in town uncomfortable, many of whom attempt to stop the show from happening. Meanwhile, Rosie wonders if Alfred, for whom she does everything, will ever leave his mother's shadow. Many memorable songs from the show include “How Lovely to be a Woman,” “Telephone Hour,” “Put On a Happy Face,” “One Last Kiss,” and “A Lot of Livin’ to Do.”

Auditions
We will hold auditions for those who would like an opportunity for a role, solo, or featured dancer; however, you do NOT need to audition in order to participate in this camp. Students who choose not to audition will be placed in the ensemble. Auditions will be occur via video and submissions will be accepted from May 28 through June 4 at noon. Videos should be sent to campcoordinator@cytkc.org. Students who choose to audition will need to submit the following:
  1. A video containing a performance of a one-minute cut of an audition song of the student’s choice and a performance of one of the selected audition monologues. Audition monologues are available HERE. Please label this video H, name (last,first), song/monologue.
  2. A video containing a performance on the dance audition. The dance auditions will be learned at home via videos located on THIS PAGE. Students will be asked to study the video for their respective camp and then tape themselves doing the routine. Please label this video H, name (last, first), dance.
  3. A completed audition form. The Bye Bye Birdie audition form is available HERE
Callbacks will be held on June 6th at the CYT Studios (6800 W. 153rd St. Suite A). Callbacks will be limited to groups of 10 or fewer. There will also be a list of health guidelines to follow during callbacks.
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Camp Location:

2030 E. College Way, Olathe, KS 66062-1899