Can newly accepted students audition also?
Yes, any current student, and all newly accepted students for the 2017-2018 school year can audition.
Can a student audition for all three areas of focus within MONTAGE! (dance, instrumental or vocal)?
Yes, however, if accepted for MONTAGE!, they will be cast in one area of focus; dance, instrumental or vocal, . Please make sure that an audition is scheduled for each department of interest.
Is there a particular genre or style of music you are looking for?
The casting directors are looking for students who have a fresh young look and are passionate about their art. MONTAGE! is made up of OCSA’s bright and talented young artists who captivate audiences with their contemporary, upbeat and pop-styled performances.
Do I need to provide a resume and headshot?
Yes, please provide a current resume and headshot. Please be advised that your resume and headshot will NOT be returned to you.
Can anyone at OCSA audition for MONTAGE!?
MONTAGE! is an interdepartmental performing group consisting of newly accepted and returning OCSA students ranging from grades 7 - 12. Students with a unique skill sets are encouraged to audition, as the Creative Team often features a wide varity of celebrates student artists throughout the year. If you have a special skills set, please come to the audition prepared to demonstrate your unique talents.
What is the time commitment for MONTAGE! rehearsals?
ALL Dancers and Vocalists: Fridays from 1:45-4:30 p.m. Friday rehearsals are mandatory throughout the school year.
Vocalists ONLY: Tuesdays from 5:00-8:00 p.m. We ask that you keep Tuesdays available during our busy seasons: October, November, January, February, March, and May. Also, if you are cast in Gala as a vocalist (lead or choir), you will be required to attend ALL Tuesday evening rehearsals from January to March.
Dancers ONLY: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00-8:00 p.m. We ask that you keep Tuesdays and Thursdays available during our busy seasons: October, November, January, February, March, and May. Also, if you are cast in Gala as a dancer, you will be required to attend Tuesday and Thursday evening rehearsals as requested, from January to March.
Are students required to participate at all MONTAGE! events?
As long as the Creative Team is given enough notice, we will make accommodations for any excused absences.