Does your child have a passion for performing? Las Vegas’ premier arts complex, The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court), is holding auditions for their first youth program Kids In The Space Performing Arts Workshop set to debut June 13.
The first open audition for Kids In The Space will be held Saturday, Feb. 18 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Space. After the open call, auditions for the workshop will be held by appointment only. Appointments can be made by emailing [email protected]. Kids interested in auditioning must be between the ages of 8 – 18 and available for the summer session.
The intensive, six-week workshop offers various classes such as acting, singing, dancing, clowning, and technical theater. Taught by master teachers including youth director and choreographer Todd Hart and entertainer and founder of The Space Mark Shunock, Kids In The Space sharpens the skills of young artists, focuses on a variety of performance objectives and provides the necessary training to better their craft. At the end of the workshop, students will get to perform individual numbers in the final showcase on the main stage at The Space. In addition, each student will receive a tote bag, binder with curriculum, notes, exercises, a Kids In The Space T-Shirt and a certificate of participation.
Kids In The Space is led by youth theater veteran, Todd Hart. Hart has produced, directed, musically directed, and/or choreographed more than 50 youth productions and has taught numerous classes in acting, improvisation, voice, movement, dance, musical theater, and much more. Believing all young people have unlimited capabilities, Hart prides himself on helping them achieve their goals. Some of his former students include Kirstin Maldonado and Mitch Grassi of the Grammy Award-winning Pentatonix, Miguel Cervantes (Hamilton, “Hamilton,” Chicago), Major Attaway and Brian Gonzales (“ALADDIN,” Broadway), Jennifer Stone of Disney’s “The Wizards of Waverly Place,” Jay Johnson (Chip in “On the Town,” Broadway), and Will Ganss of ABC News.
Tuition for Kids In The Space Performance Arts Workshop is $600. Admission to the program is audition-based and at the discretion of master teachers. Final determination of participation will be made by May 17, 2017. Beginning June 13 and running through July 22, classes are held three days a week; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 – 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. – noon. The final showcase is scheduled for Saturday, July 22 at 1 p.m. For more information, please visit https://www.thespacelv.com.