Metropolis Performing Arts Centre



A Brand New Day: Broadway Musicals of the 21st Century


Students grades 4-12 are invited to audition for A Brand New Day: Broadway Musicals of the 21st Century, an original cabaret performance written by Metropolis Voice Faculty Tiffany Gates and Nathan W. Brown. Students will be featured in solos and ensembles along with faculty as they sing and dance on the Metropolis stage celebrating the Broadway music of the last 20 years. This cabaret includes songs from Broadway musicals that debuted in the year 2000 until today, including shows like HamiltonWickedDear Evan HansenMean GirlsHairspray, and more! A great learning experience for students to perform with professionals in the performing arts!

Who: Students, Grades 4-12
*Interested students do NOT need to be currently enrolled in a Spring 2020 program to audition for this performance class.

Auditions: Sunday, February 9th, 2020 • 1-4pm
*Vocal auditions are assigned by time: please RSVP to reserve your time
*All must attend a mandatory dance call
*If you are unable to attend this date, please contact Emily to discuss other options
Vocal Audition: Please prepare 32 bars (up to 1 minute) of an up-tempo song and 32 bars (up to 1 minute) of a ballad. Contemporary Musical Theatre style is preferred - your audition song(s) may even end up in the show! Please bring sheet music in the appropriate keys. An accompanist will be provided. CD track accompaniment accepted (karaoke/without vocals). All singers must have musical accompaniment. No a cappella auditions will be accepted.

Dance Audition: Come prepared with any type of dance shoe or gym shoe and clothes you can easily move in for a brief dance/movement audition.

Tuition: If cast, there is a $350 tuition fee

Class Rehearsals:
Sundays, February 16th - March 29: 1:00pm-4:00pm
*No rehearsal Sunday, March 22

Dress Rehearsal:
Saturday, April 4th: 9am-12pm

Sunday, April 5th: 11am Call Time; 2pm Performance in the Metropolis Theater

To sign up for an audition, call Emily Bednar at 847.577.5982 x221 or email

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Private Coaching
Prepping for an audition, speech tournament or work presentation? Receive personalized tips and feedback from our professional acting, music and dance coaches. Weekly or single one-on- one coaching sessions are available for music, drama, and dance and can be customized to your interests. Coaches also provide professional training in public speaking and interviewing. Flexible scheduling options are available for all ages.

Start anytime and pay as you go!
$40 for 30 minutes
$55 for 45 minutes
$70 for 60 minutes

If you are interested in learning about private coaching or classes through Metropolis School of the Performing Arts, click here or call the Education Office at 847.577.5982 x221.



Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights, 60005
Metropolis is just 2 blocks from the Arlington Heights Metra stop.
There is free parking available on the street and in the garage behind the theatre.

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