HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE MAINSTAGE
The High School/College Intensive program is designed to suit the needs of high school and college students wishing to study theatre at an advanced level. Students will participate in an in-depth study of a musical theatre piece over the course of six weeks. Rehearsals will model a workshop structure, focusing on the practices of acting, voice, and dance, and then integrating the work into the production material. This is an auditioned program.
Due to COVID-19, BAM has implemented many preventative measures to keep our programs safe for our students, families, and staff. For more information on those measures, please refer to our BAM COVID-19 Policies. We are currently planning on rehearsals and performances to be in person at a venue where outdoor and indoor spaces will be available to our students. We will continue to reassess our plans and follow the COVID-19 guidelines, always prioritizing the health and safety of those involved. We have developed program structures for every phase of the Illinois Recovery Plan. By registering for this program, students agree to participate in all program structure variations.
Music and Lyrics by
And some songs with STIG ANDERSON
Book by CATHERINE JOHNSON
Originally Conceived byJUDY CRAYMER
MAMMA MIA! was originally produced in London by Judy Craymer, Richard East and Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal.
Additional Material & Arrangements
Music Published by Universal Music Publishing Group and EMI Grove Park Music Inc. and EMI Waterford Music Inc.
Performances: June 24 - 27, 2021
Auditions: Saturday, May 8
Callbacks: Tuesday, May 11
Rehearsals begin: May 17 (MWF in May, M-F in June)
Tuition: $475 (Does not include costume fees.)
View our tuition policy.
BAM is thrilled to be mounting MAMMA MIA for its 2021 Summer High School & College Mainstage Production! As with all of our summer programs, the objective for this program is to meet in person for rehearsals and to have a performance for a live audience! This summer, we are excited to explore new opportunities to perform outdoors, on location, and create site-specific theatre - all for a live audience to enjoy under the summer sun!
Rehearsals & Performances will take place in the western suburbs.
HOW TO SCHEDULE YOUR AUDITION
To audition for this production, students must take part in a vocal audition as well as participate in a dance call. Vocal auditions will take place on Saturday, May 8 and students will sign up for a 30min time slot. Please plan to stay for the full 30min. If needed, callbacks will take place on Tuesday, May 11.
All students will participate in a Dance Call (details TBA). Audition location will be announced soon.
WHAT TO PREPARE FOR YOUR AUDITION
Students are asked to prepare two 32-bar (1min) cuts of contrasting songs in the style of the show for the vocal audition. One selection should be pop/soft rock. Please bring sheet music in the appropriate key.
WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR AUDITION
Please print this audition form out and turn it in when you arrive for your audition. Additionally, we ask that you bring a headshot (or a recent photo) of yourself to the audition. If you have a resume, bring that as well. Resumes are not required.
To listen to the show's soundtrack, click HERE.