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2021/2022 Season

Audition Info!

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ThinkTank Theatre Young Artists’ Ensemble Company!

 

Who we are: ThinkTank Theatre is Tampa Bay’s professional theatre company dedicated to creating high quality theatrical productions and programs for our target audience –

Tampa Bay’s Youth!

 

What is the YAE: We are specifically looking for talented young performers and stage managers to serve as members of our Young Artists’ Ensemble for our upcoming 2021/2022 season. Students must be a current 9th – 12th grader. As a YAE member, you will have the opportunity to rehearse, understudy, and perform alongside our professional actors, directors, and stage managers in our Main Stage shows during our season. The most significant component of being a member of the YAE company is gaining a network of professional actors, directors, choreographers, designers, theatre folk in general, who will always be available to mentor and recommend you as you venture from high school to beyond.

Performance Track

Actor Auditions:

When:These auditions will take place Saturday, March 27th

Location: Stageworks Theatre -

1120 E. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33602

Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm

Please Note Strict COVID Safety Protocols will be in place. Specifics will be emailed closer to the audition date. 

 

Those requesting an audition slot should email info@ThinkTankTYA.org

Please including the following:

Subject line – YAE Company Audition Request

Then in the email tell us:

Name – (Your Name)

Email – (Yours and/or Parent’s email)

Phone Number – (Yours and/or Parent’s number)

Audition Slot – You can request a time before or after 12:00 pm/noon, or say no preference

School - If you'd like to tell us, we'd like to know!

 

What to bring/send us: For your audition, you will need to email or bring with you one headshot and resume and a recommendation letter from a theatre director, theatre teacher or theatre personnel. You are welcome to email this to us rather prior to you audition. 

What to Prepare: For you audition, please prepare (1) song selection – 32 bars or a musical phrase, and one (1) short monologue, or two (2) contrasting monologues. The audition materials should not exceed three (3) minutes total. You will need to provide an accompaniment track, if you choose to sing. We will have a speaker available for you to use. To cut down on the number of people at the audition, we’ll not have a pianist present for these auditions.  (If you choose not to sing, be prepared that we might ask you to sing a simple song, such as Happy Birthday.)

 

Interview: After your audition, we’ll have a brief interview to get to know you better. No two interviews will be the same, so just come on and be yourself.

Production Track

Production Interviews:

When:These interviews will take place Saturday, March 27th

Location: Stageworks Theatre -

1120 E. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33602

Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm

Please Note Strict COVID Safety Protocols will be in place. Specifics will be emailed closer to the audition date. 

Those requesting an interview slot should email info@ThinkTankTYA.org

Please including the following:

Subject line – YAE Company Interview Request

Then in the email tell us:

Name – (Your Name)

Email – (Yours and/or Parent’s email)

Phone Number – (Yours and/or Parent’s number)

Interview Slot – You can request a time before or after 12:00 pm/noon, or say no preference

Production Area: Directing, Stage Management, Design, any and all of these!

School - If you'd like to tell us, we'd like to know!

What to bring/send us: For your interview, you will need to bring a resume with a cover letter that states your passion for direction, stage management or design and what skills you possess that make you successful in this/these area. You will also need one letter of recommendation, preferably from a theatre director, theatre teacher or theatre personnel. If you have a portfolio of your work, you are welcome to bring it for your interview.

 

Interview: No two interviews will be the same, so just come on and be yourself. We'll chat about your experience, your goals, and how we are able to work with our production YAE.

If you are not available to attend these auditions/interviews, please contact us. We’ll send you further info for filming your audition and set up an alternative interview time and format.

Offers, Cost, Rehearsals and Performance:

If offered a spot in our Young Artists’ Ensemble, here's the Info to Know! 

 

There is yearly program fee – $300. This yearly fee allows us to cover the cost of insurance, help with promotions and funding for YAE events only – even a YAE only production! There is no cost to audition.

Scholarship Opportunities are available.

 

We currently have performances dates and opportunities for in place in May, mid- July, and Fall of 2021, and Winter of 2022. As a member of the YAE, you get the opportunity to be part of each of these productions and projects!

 

We are always excited when we get to talk about the YAE program, and we can’t wait to add new people into the company! Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions and we look forward to seeing you at auditions!

 

Great Thanks,

Ryan Sturm

YAE Company Coorindator

 

Georgia Mallory Guy

Producing Artistic Director

                                                                 

 

Facebook – ThinkTank Theatre TYA, IG – @thinktanktya

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