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Jungle Book

February 5, 2024 Fine Arts

While we anticipate this week’s performances of our high school musical, Little Women, Ben Lippen Fine Arts is excited to announce auditions for our 2023-2024 lower school musical, The Jungle Book Kids. Open to students in grades 3-4, auditions will take place after school at the following times:

  • Tuesday, February 13- Northeast Campus, Lower School Enrichment Classroom
  • Wednesday, February 14- St. Andrews Campus, Lower School Music Classroom
  • Thursday, February 15- Monticello Campus, Lower School Music Classroom

Audition Requirements:

  1. Complete the Audition Form
  2. Sign up for an Individual Singing Audition at one of our three campuses. Prepare to sing 30 seconds of any song, unaccompanied.

3. Students who remain after school for their audition should report to the following locations, where the Fine Arts Department                 will provide supervision.

  • St. Andrews Campus- Cafeteria
  • Monticello Campus- Hallway outside the Lower School Music Classroom
  • Northeast Campus- Theater

4. Students should be picked up immediately after their audition.

Backstage Crew

Students in grades 9-12 may apply to serve on the backstage crew by completing the Crew Application. The Crew Application is due by Friday, February 16.

Tickets

Tickets for The Jungle Book Kids will go on sale at the following times:

  • Friends of Fine Arts Members: Monday, April 22, 2024 at 9 a.m.
  • Families of Cast & Crew: Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 9 a.m.
  • General Public: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 9 a.m.

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Performance Dates

  • Friday, May 3, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. (private performance)
  • Friday, May 3, 2024 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 6:00 p.m.

 

Transportation to Rehearsals

  • Students selected to the cast who attend the St. Andrews campus will be picked up from carline by a directing team member. Students will have a supervised study hall to work on homework in the Performing Arts Center while they wait for students from the other campuses to arrive.
  • Students selected to the cast who attend the Monticello campus should ride the afternoon shuttle bus to the St. Andrews campus.
  • Students selected to the cast who attend the Northeast campus should ride the afternoon shuttle bus to the Monticello campus and then ride the second shuttle bus to the St. Andrews campus.

Questions? Reach out to the Director, Mrs. Lindsey Priester, at Lindsey.Priester@BenLippen.com