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The BAM Radio Hour: The Final Eight

The Junior BAM Conservatory Ensemble (JrBCE) is an all new program designed for students to study acting and musical at an advanced level. An ensemble of 20 - 28 students train with experts in the theatre field to hone their craft and advance their performance skills. The program includes two terms: classes and workshops, and original productions created by the Junior Ensemble.


Due to the COVID-19 crisis, our Junior Ensemble was unable to perform the three original musicals as originally planned. We decided to end our first year of the Junior Conservatory Ensemble with a unique virtual project that we are all very excited for! We are going to adapt the JrBCE shows into a podcast series called: The BAM Radio Hour! 

Each show is an hour long and will be released as a podcast for all to tune in and listen to!

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Release Party - Broadcasted LIVE on Facebook at 6:30pm

Podcast Release - Tune in at 7pm to hear it live!

Book, Lyrics, and Concept by Sophia D, Sydney E, Mia L, Austin L, Eliana M, Ethan O, Veronica M, and Quentin S

Special Appearances by Natasha Phillips and Kathy Ewald

Book and Additional Lyrics by Nick Thornton

Music, Music Direction, and Audio Editing by Patrick Hill

Production Asst. Director/Stage Management by Claire Drews

What if you found out you were one of the last people on earth? When Dr. X develops a serum to cure all diseases, a group of parents becomes his test subjects. While they all celebrate upstairs, their kids have to hang out in the basement. But when unintended side effects begin to set in, the kids quickly realize that nothing will ever be the same. 

The Final Eight - July 25

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Release party hosted in partnership with Giuliano's Pizza in Hinsdale!

Turn in the flyer to the left with any delivery, dine in, or pick up order and $5 of your purchase will go to BAMtheatre!

Support local businesses!

Then tune into Facebook for our LIVE Release Party before the Podcast is available for listening! 

Meet the Cast

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Sophia D.


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Sydney E.


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Mia L.


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Austin L.


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Eliana M.


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Veronica M.


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Ethan O.


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Quentin S.


Process & Projects

Part of the process for the Jr Conservatory shows was allowing the Junior Ensemble to be a part of the design and creation of the costumes, sets, and marketing for their shows. Below are the projects that they were in the midst of for their show!

COSTUMES - Zombie Makeup, Distressed Zombie Clothing, & Costume Inspiration Images