Musical Theatre

Sing, Dance, Act, Perform
Live your dream and share your talent here at STU!  

NEW at STU Fall 2021:  Musical Theatre performance 

In this exciting club you will take the spotlight!  

  • The musical theatre club will meet twice a week 
  • Performance opportunities for singers, dancers and actors of all levels  
  • Attend workshops with professionals in the field of theatre and musical theatre 
  • Learn about careers in the arts  

The benefits of studying theatre:  

  • Build confidence and concentration 
  • Cooperation/Collaboration 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Empathy  
  • Communication Skills  
  • Creativity and imagination 
  • Emotional outlet 
  • Broaden your world view 
  • FUN! 

Studying theatre provides students with skills they will use for a lifetime. In any career or job, you will have the confidence to perform at the highest level.  

Work-study:  

Eligible undergraduate and graduate work-study is available. 
Undergraduates: 15 hours per week
Graduate Assistants: 20 hours per week 

Scholarships: 

Eligible students can receive up to $8,000 a year in Musical Theatre Scholarships. Responsibilities include participation and performing in campus activities like scenes, musical shows, student matiness and workshops.  

Auditions will be held at the beginning of each semester 

Auditions can be in person, online or through video submission 

Guidelines for auditions: 

Prepare 16 bars of two contrasting songs (about 2minutes) 
1 up tempo (quick)  
1 ballad (slow)  

*In all videos or online auditions be sure the sound quality is good and be sure that the camera is on
**Actors should prepare a 1-2 minute monologue 

 

For more information, contact Cheryl Ross Director of Musical Theatre
Cross4@stu.edu | 305-474-6872

 

Coming up…

Auditions:
October 13 – The Nativity Play from 12pm to 1pm in Bobcat Hall
November 13 – High School Scholarship auditions from 1 pm to 5 pm in Bobcat Hall
November 17 – TYA production of Phantom Tollbooth auditions
December 1 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream from 12pm to 1pm in Bobcat Hall
Please contact Cheryl Ross for more information: Cross4@stu.edu

Schedule your audition:
Click here to download the audition form. Please print, complete, and bring with you to your audition.

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    Ms. Cheryl Ross, Director of Musical Theatre

     

    Ms. Ross has been teaching and directing theatre productions and programs for many years. She has a BA in theatre, Butler University, MFA in theatre, Wayne State University, a MA in TESOL, and an Ed.S. in Educational leadership from Grand Canyon University. She has taught theatre and TESOL at both the K-12 and college levels. Ross is a dancer, singer and actor and has performed in plays, musicals, operas, and commercials. Favorite roles include Anita in West Side Story, The Narrators in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcaost, and Str. Mary Hubert in Nunsense. As a director some favorites are Chicago, Little Shop of Horrors, Antigone, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ms. Ross has two daughters and a cat named Ellie. She is looking forward to creating an exciting and fun musical theater program for students, faculty, and the community.