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The Musical Stage Company

We want to meet your performing and non-performing arts students!

The Musical Stage Company is pleased to announce the fall 2022 in-person program of ONE SONG GLORY, our flagship free youth arts training and education program. 

ONE SONG GLORY is a fully subsidized five-weekend long youth musical theatre training intensive that builds community, self-confidence, and self-expression through a combination of new music creation, masterclasses, rehearsal, and a public showcase.

Our goal is to offer performing and non-performing participants a professional creation and rehearsal experience, insight about the industry, the chance to create new work, and the guidance to develop a fruitful career in the performing arts.

Since its creation ONE SONG GLORY has been held in person in Toronto, offering Ontario teens a place to create, perform and celebrate their shared love of musical theatre. In 2021 we introduced “ONE SONG GLORY in the Classroom”, an opportunity for young people in schools across Canada to receive free workshops in their classrooms and studios from local, high-achieving, professional artists.

We are thrilled to offer both programs once again in 2022, growing our community of young performers and non-performing artists, and giving students access to fully subsidized training led by Canada’s leading musical artists.

We are proud to report that to date, over 850 young Canadians have completed ONE SONG GLORY, without any cost to the participants. Past participants are now gracing international stages and Canadian concert halls including Broadway and the Stratford and Shaw Festivals.

With ONE SONG GLORY youth will come together to train and create under the guidance of theatre professionals in a positive and encouraging environment.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

  1. Any young artist between the ages of 13-19 is invited to register for an in-person audition or an interview by clicking this link by Wednesday, October 5th, 2022. All participants who register are invited to attend either a group Audition Workshop or a group Interview Workshop free this fall.
  2. From the auditions and interviews, 40 performers and non-performing artists will be invited to join our free training intensive every Saturday from October 22nd to November 12th 2022. In groups, the participants will create a brand new musical theatre song under the guidance of top Canadian Directors, Composers, and work on an additional Musical Theatre song with final performances on Sunday, November 13th, upon completion of the program.
  3. New this year! Participants in the program will have the opportunity to attend a performance of our signature concert Uncovered: The Music of ABBA, between November 8th-10th, 2022 (one complimentary ticket is included with acceptance into the intensive Program).

* PLEASE NOTE: In an effort to share the enriching qualities of the theatre with a wider cross-section of young people, we are actively seeking performing and non-performing artists (including writers, filmmakers, stage managers, composers, directors).

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

First, click here to fill out the ONE SONG GLORY 2022 registration form by Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

If submitting a video, view the audition & portfolio video submission guidelines here. 

After filling out the registration form, if you are not attending the in-person auditions, you may submit a video audition. View the audition & portfolio video submission guidelines here.

Please email your audition video links, updated headshot and resume, and applicable passwords to onesongglory@musicalstagecompany.com by Monday October 10th, 2022.

Late submissions may still be accepted on a case-by-case basis.

We especially encourage folx who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, LGBTQ2S+, d/Deaf, Mad, Disabled/People with Disabilities, and/or Neurodiverse to submit.

Please direct any questions to onesongglory@musicalstagecompany.com.

We are so thrilled to be bringing One Song Glory back in person this year. 

We look forward to meeting the next generation of musical theatre creators!

 

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