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JTF 2019

January 17-21, 2019

  

SCHOLARSHIPS

are made available through 

submission by Sept. 1 of 

an Application - LINK

 

 

THREE PAYMENTS REQUIRED

by Sept. 1, Oct. 1, Nov. 1

 

ONLINE PAYMENT OPTION

JTF Payments (incl proc fees)

As a 501c3 NON-PROFIT,

year-round donations from

individuals, families, service

clubs, businesses and

foundations are vital to our

continued success.  

 

 

Team-focused experience for a minimum of 20 student performers, ages 10-18, to prepare for and attend this national festival in Atlanta. Primary goal is personal growth and enrichment while developing 15-minute, team-focused "mini musical" showcase for a competitive national environment with adjudication by performing arts professionals.
 

WHAT IS THE JUNIOR THEATER FESTIVAL -- "JTF"?

VIDEO LINK to details and fun festival footage 

Annual convention of 6,000+ people from across the USA, gathered to celebrate music theater 

A long weekend filled with energy, fun, judging, performances & workshops

Opportunity to see what other theater companies are performing and how you compare

Chance to bond with actors from THT and an opportunity to meet other kids who love theater


WHO CAN ATTEND JTF?

  • Boys and girls, ages 10-18, who must audition
  • Production Team members
  • Adult Chaperones  ** mandatory for team members ages 10-12
  • Guests

WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH THIS TRIP?

  • All local instruction and round-trip travel arrangements
  • Team t-shirt to be worn during "mini-musical" performance in Atlanta
  • Round-trip bus and airfare to/from Manitowoc and Atlanta
  • Four nights lodging 
  • Student meal allowance of $100 
  • Festival participation fee (t-shirt, educational workshops, special guest speakers, yearbook)

 AUDITIONS

TBA, Summer 2018 

Additional dates will be added, if needed

LINK - APPLICATION & TIMESLOT REQUEST

 

HOW SHOULD YOU PREPARE FOR AUDITIONS?
The Production Team looks for hard-working, dedicated and motivated students to positively represent Treehouse Theater at JTF.  We will listen to you sing a memorized solo piece (accompanied by a CD or I-pod), teach and watch a dance/movement number, and listen to a memorized theatrical monologue.

 

 

 

2018 Performing Team

presented a 15-minute  "mini-musical" of The Little Mermaid Jr for industry professionals: 

NINA MEEHAN (Exec Artistic Director, Bay Area Children's Theatre)

NICK PRAMIK (Marketing Director at SpotCo entertainment agency & former Broadway performer)

  • Excellence in DANCE Award - whole team
  • Outstanding Student Choreographer - Julie Rohrer
  • Broadway Jr All-Stars - Julie Rohrer and Max Schoepp
  • Choreography DVD auditions - Allyson Stokes, Ethan Stokes

 

 

2017 Performing Team

presented a 15-minute "mini-musical" of Beauty & the Beast Jr for industry professionals:

SHAY RODGERS (Choreographer, Theatre Under the Stars & iTheatrics show kit DVD's)

BRAD SIMMONS (performer, Broadway Music Director & Composer)

  • Tech Olympics Team 1st place Award - Rosie Ehle, Aaron Mleziva, Ethan Stokes, Alexis Veleke
  • Broadway Jr All-Stars - Julie Rohrer and Samuel Schoepp
  • Choreography DVD auditions - Alice Ehle, Rosie Ehle, Julie Rohrer, Hannah Schuh, Allyson Stokes, Ethan Stokes, Alexis Veleke
  • Choreography DVD callbacks - Alice Ehle and Julie Rohrer 

  

2016 Performing Team

presented a 15-minute "mini-musical" of The Music Man Jr for industry professionals: 

CINDY RIPLEY (Senior Education Consultant for iTheatrics)

ERNIE NOLAN (VP of Theatre for Young Audiences USA and Artistic Director of Emerald City Theatre)

 

 

  • Excellence in ACTING Award - whole team
  • Broadway Jr All-Stars - Rebecca Iannitello and Ethan Stokes
  • Choreography DVD auditions - Anna Gallagher, Dallas Laurin, Halle Nagel, Julie Rohrer, Max Schoepp, Samuel Schoepp, Allyson Stokes
  • Choreography DVD callbacks - Dallas Laurin and Samuel Schoepp

 

 

2015 Performing Team

presented a 15-minute "mini-musical" of Godspell Jr for industry professionals:

NICK PRAMIK (Marketing Director at SpotCo entertainment agency & former Broadway performer)

CAROL WORCEL (world-wide Producer/Director/Choreographer & former Broadway performer)

 

  • Excellence in DANCE Award - whole team
  • Tech All-Star & $500 Scholarship recipient - AJ Lisowe
  • Broadway Jr. All-Stars - Alice Ehle and Ethan Stokes
  • Choreography DVD auditions - Isabella Beckner, Julie Rohrer, Kristin Senglaub, Michelle Sheahan

 

 2014 Performing Team 

presented a 15-minute "mini-musical" of Seussical Jr for industry professionals:

    MICHAEL BOBBITT (Artistic Director at Adventure Theater in Washington DC)

JENNIFER FOOTE (current Broadway actress and former Rockette)
     

  • Excellence in ACTING Award - whole group
  • Broadway Jr. All Stars - Cassie Wanek and Ethan Stokes
  • Choreography DVD auditions - Abby Onesti and Sam Schoepp



2013 Performing Team 

 presented a 15-minute "mini-musical" of The Little Mermaid Jr for industry professionals:   

CINDY RIPLEY (Sr. Education Consultant for iTheatrics)

TOBIN OST (Broadway Set & Costume Designer)


  • Excellence in MUSIC Award - whole team
  • Outstanding Student Choreographer - Julie Rohrer
  • Broadway Jr. All Stars - Abby Onesti and Sam Schoepp
  • Choreography DVD auditions - Dallas Laurin, Abby Onesti, Samuel Schoepp
  • Choreography DVD callback - Samuel Schoepp