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Smack Weekly

PRESENTS

5th SEASON BEGINS SEPTEMBER 5

Every Tuesday 5-6:30

Only 30 spaces available  Ages 5th Grade - 12th Grade

Audition Dates:  August 19 and 20

Performance Dates: January 18-20, 2018

DOWNLOADS

Legally Blonde Jr. Audition Materials

 

Below is the relevant forms and documents for this years show.  Release form must be printed out and returned to the SMACK office prior to the start of camp.

 
 
 

News & Updates

 

Intune Christmas Production of "Annie" and SMACK Weekly "Legally Blonde, Jr" Auditions August 19th and 20th

We are very excited that you will be joining us for auditions. This RSVP form is for Intune Christmas Productions "Annie" auditions, and "Legally Blonde, Jr." auditions for SMACK Weekly. Children that wish to audition for both shows may do so.

Intune Christmas Productions is looking for actors, singers and dancers of all ages in our community for our 2017 production of "Annie". Callbacks will be August 26th, times TBA.

Cast Announcements will be made on September 1st, and you will have 24 hours to accept your role!

If you are cast in "Annie", our kickoff date for rehearsals will be Sunday, September 10th. You will receive your scripts, get measured for costumes, and we will have an orientation outlining rehearsal calendar, expectations, etc. Rehearsals are after work hours in the evening, and a few weekend rehearsals in the fall. We will once again be performing in the Concord Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 18th. Show Performance dates are December 8th, 9th and 10th. You may email intunechristmas@gmail.com for more information about "Annie".

SMACK Weekly will be casting boys and girls 5th grade through High School for "Legally Blonde, Jr". This is an educational experience where students meet every Tuesday from 5:00-6:30 starting in September. Production will be in January, performance dates will be announced soon. Tuition for SMACK Weekly is $350 if paid by the first lesson, or $90 per month for 4 months starting in September. You may email smackcamp@gmail.com for more information about SMACK Weekly.

The following RSVP forms will give you general information on what to prepare for your audition as well as allow you to sign up for a time.

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We are SMACK

 

FAQ's 

What does SMACK stand for? 
Summer Musical and Arts Camp for Kids


What is SMACK?
SMACK is one of the top Musical Theater summer camps for kids in the nation. Students come together and rehearse a broadway show for two weeks and then perform the production in front of a live audience with full sets and costumes. 


How do we pull off broadway quality shows with only two weeks of rehearsal? 
It’s a miracle, that’s how! Just kidding! Students are broken up into different groups depending on their characters in the show (this helps with rehearsing). All groups have a rotating schedule where they go to four different classes each day: Music, Drama, Dancing, and Art. In music class they learn basic singing technique as well as the actual music they will be performing. Drama consists of building the basic principles for performing and acting techniques. In Dance class, students work on movement technique as well as learning the dance numbers for the show. This time also serves as blocking for our directors. Art class gives students exposure to painting and prop construction where kids design and build the actual props for the show. Whole company rehearsals are also built in to the schedule where we bring the whole cast together to work on large scenes. Oh, and did we mention that we have two casts? Yep, we put up a show twice with two separate casts! With great direction, a lot of focus, and a whole lot of fun, by the end of camp we have one of the best productions you’ll see all year in the greater Charlotte area

Who instructs the students? 
SMACK is proud to be home to the best team of directors and instructors out there! Our team is comprised of professional performers, musicians, teachers, and artists who all have a passion for spreading their love of their craft to students and young performers. Head over to our instructors page to get an in depth look at our directors team. 

What are camp hours? 
9:00am - 4:00pm


What does a typical day of camp look like for a student? 
Here’s a snapshot of a typical day for a camper

9:00-9:10 Morning Assembly
9:15-10:15 Session 1: Drama
10:20-11:20 Session 2 : Art
11:20-12:00 Lunch
12:00-12:35 Group Fun and Free Time
12:40-1:40 Session 3 : Music
1:45-2:55 Session 4 : Dance
3:05-3:50 Company Rehearsal
3:50-4:00 Dismissal


How old does my kid have to be to be involved? 
SMACK is designed for 1st through 10th grade students. Our 1st and 2nd graders make up our Red group. They have their own instructors and learn special songs and choreography that kick off the big show, as well as a featured spot in the performance. The 3rd-10th graders comprise the main body of performing students. 

How do I get my child involved? 
Fill out the application for camp here. (The deadline for 2016 camp is already passed. SMACK registration for 2017 begins in February ’17 and runs through March.) 

How do I get involved myself? 
SMACK exists because of the love and generosity of an enormous group of volunteers. They do everything from spending two weeks working with students, to sewing hundreds of costumes, to serving us lunch every day. If you’re interested in using your own gifts and talents to help out, please fill out our volunteer application form here. (Applications for 2017 volunteer staff will open in January ’17) 

Still have questions? 
click here to view our current 2017 SMACK handbook. After that If you still have questions feel free to contact us 

 

 

Directors

 

We have the best and most talented staff in the entire industry.

The SMACK staff consists of talented and educated personnel with many years of experience in the performing arts. Acting Professors, Music Directors, Dance and Voice instructors all make up the staff of SMACK. Each team member is dedicated to providing a safe, exciting, and educational experience for each student. 

Volunteering & Internships 
We are always looking for creative volunteers and interns to help us with SMACK. If you would like to help us out, then contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

JERRY SKAGGS 
SMACK founder, Executive Producer/Creative Designer

PATRICIA MCTIGUE 
SMACK Director, Choreographer

RANDI SKAGGS 
Musical Director, Costuming Director/Designer

TREVA MOTLEY
Director/Producer of Intune School of the Arts