Auditions: THE TROUPE 2019

Mark your calendars! HPCT will hold auditions for THE TROUPE 2019 on Saturday, August 18 beginning at 9:00 AM at Centennial Station (121 S. Centennial Street, High Point).

The Troupe is HPCT’s Junior Theatre Festival competition team. Admission to is based upon a vocal and dance audition, as well as written recommendations.

What is the Junior Theatre Festival (JTF)?
The Junior Theater Festival is a spectacular annual national event that is all about bringing students together to celebrate the joy of musical theater! This will be HPCT's second year participating in JTF. Last year the Troupe received a Festival award for Excellence in Music, as well as Best Male Actor. The 2019 Festival dates are January 18-21 in Atlanta, GA. HPCT will be performing a 15-minute version of “James and the Giant Peach JR”.

HPCT’s The Troupe 2019
The Troupe is directed and music directed by Courtney Lowe and choreographed by Kristi Post. 
HPCT will take approximately 30 students in grades 5-12 (2018-19 school year) to JTF 2019. Rehearsals will primarily be Saturdays 1-5 PM, with the occasional Friday or Sunday. A complete schedule will be released no later than August 1. Rehearsals will begin August 25 and run through January 17.

Audition Information
Auditions for The Troupe will take place Saturday, August 18 at Centennial Station (121 S. Centennial Street, High Point). 
There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting from 9:00-9:30 AM. General auditions will immediately follow. Those selected for The Troupe will be posted at Centennial Station and on the HPCT Facebook page at 1:30 PM that day (8/18). Those selected will then be asked to attend the “James and the Giant Peach JR” casting session at Centennial Station from 2:00-approx. 4:00 that afternoon. Rehearsals begin August 25. 
For the general auditions, please be prepared to sing 16-32 bars of a musical theater song. An accompanist will be provided. A CD is acceptable, but no a cappella please. Dress to dance (jazz shoes, please). Bring a resume. If you have not worked with with HPCT within the last 12 months, please bring a recommendation letter specifically addressing character, work ethic and dependability in relation to the performing arts. This letter can come from a past production team member (director, music director, choreographer) or arts instructor (drama teacher, music instructor or dance instructor).

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Questions? Email Courtney at HPCTjtf@gmail.com

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Congratulations TTO Drowsy Chaperone Cast!

Congratulations to the cast of HPCT’s Teen Thespian Organization’s summer production of “The Drowsy Chaperone”!

Man in Chair: Jack Greenberg
The Drowsy Chaperone: Bronwen Bradshaw
Janet Van De Graaf: Ally Shelton
Robert Martin: Josh Hill
Aldolpho: Caleb Spainhour
Kitty: Kimmie Yokley
Feldzieg: Michael Coltrane
George: Jackson Barnes
Gangster 1: Daniel York
Gangster 2: Justin Cho
Mrs. Tottendale: Kendall Mason
Underling: Charles Mckeown
Trix: Aisha Sougou
Superintendent: Breayan Sedano-Roman

Ensemble: 
Gracie Crocker
Tori Danielik
Laney Dowell
Karla Hernandez
Nicole Holmes
Lexi Rose
Chloe Vaughn
Katrielle Wares

Lion King Cast List

First of all, I would like to thank all the kids and their parents for coming out to audition for Lion King Jr.  We had a wonderful turn out for these auditions with over 80 kids! This casting process was very difficult for the production team.  Everyone was so talented and we could tell they really wanted to be there.

We implore those who did not get cast this time around to audition for future shows with High Point Community Theatre and the Youth Stage!

Again, thank you for coming out and we appreciate everyone's time and talent! 

Cast List

Mufasa/Older Simba- Jack Sargeant
Older Nala/Featured Dancer- Madison Barrier
Young Simba- Liam Railsback
Young Nala- Olivia Trauth
Scar- Jack Price
Rafiki- Martha Bowers
Timon/Featured Dancer- Katie Pelikan
Pumba/Featured Dancer- Kaitlyn Fisher
Zazu- Lindsey Gabriel
Sarabi- Julianna Byerly
Sarafina- Taylor Dowell
Banzai- Dylan Lowe
Ed- Christian Lowe
Shenzi- Olivia Callaway

Lionesses
Ava Jones, Sydney McDonald, Katy Smith, Delaney Grider, Sydney Evans

Featured Dancers
Gazelle- Kayla Miller
Baby Gazelle- Grace Woodbury
Abigail Callaway, Braeden Peterson, Dixie Clinard, Kailynn Rowe, Katie Whittington, Lauren Redding

Grasslands
Jayda Parrott, Callie Weston, Salem Reynolds, Maddie Doak, Cara Hayes, Gracie Mitchell, Sofia Barnes, Aleena Rios, Brooklyn Charles, Mya Sansour, Jazmine Jeffcoat, Emrey Nash, Chelsea Council

Congratulations, A Christmas Carol Cast!!!

Florica Anderson - Seller/Poor Person, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Monk

Sofia Barnes - Poor Girl, Factory Worker, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Angel, Rich Girl

Sarah Bundy - Charwoman, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens.

Scarlett Bundy - Rich Girl, Factory Worker, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Angel

Kylee Chapman - Seller/Poor Person, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Advent Ens., Monk

Ashlynn Charles - Seller/Poor Person, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., A&C Dancer, Advent Ens., Seller/Rich Person

Brooklyn Charles - Seller/Poor Person, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens.

Justin Cho - Banker, Undertaker, Acolyte, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Seller/ RIch Man

Linnea B Coon - Ghost of Christmas Future, Blind Hag, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ensemble, A&C Tapper,

Gracie Crocker - Caroler, Rich Woman, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Advent Ens., Tombstones, Seller/Rich Person

Chaun Doak - Poulterer, Headless Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Advent Ens., Tombstones, Seller/Rich Person

Maddie Doak - Rich Girl, Factory Worker, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Angel

Asher Dodson - Scrooge at 8, Rich Boy, Nikolas, Fezziwig Ens., Anderson Boy, Angel

Dan Dodson - Caroler, Fish Seller, Heartless Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Advent Ens., Undertaker, Rich Man

Robert Evans - Ghost of Christmas Present, Sandwich Board Man, Link by Link Ghost

Sarah France - Caroler, Rich Woman, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Advent Ens., Tombstones

Noah Freeman - Tiny Tim

Elisabeth Harris - Seller/Poor Person, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., A&C Dancer, Advent Ens.

Ivey Harris - Scrooge's Mom, Caroler, Rich Woman, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens.,

M. Shawn Harris - Mr. Fezziwig, Caroler, Charity person #2, Link by Link Ghost, Banker/Charity Man, Gravedigger, Seller/Rich Man

Alana Haselsberger - Young Fan, Poor Girl, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Angel

Oliver Helsabeck - Bob Cratchit

Chris Hughes - Mrs. Mops, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens.

Andrew Hyers - Scrooge at 18, Caroler, Charity Person #3, Link by Link Ghost, Jailor, Banker/Charity Man, Gravedigger, Seller/Rich Man

Page Hyers (Dance Captain) - Charwoman, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., A&C Dancer, Advent Ens., Tombstones, Seller/Rich Person

Mickey Hyland - Jacob Marley, Fezziwig Ensemble, Monk

Susan Leyva - Sally, Nik's Mom, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens.,

Christian Lowe - Jonathan, Factory Worker, Fezziwig Ens., Angel

Courtney Lowe - Ghost of Christmas Past, Lamplighter

Dylan Lowe - Banker, Undertaker, Acolyte, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Seller/Rich Man

Matt Lowe - Mr. Smythe, Link by Link Ghost, Mr. Hawkins, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Gravedigger

Shayne Maggard - Emily, Seller/Rich Woman, Link by Link Ghost, A&C Tapper, Drunk

Wilson Mericle - Fred, Caroler, Jailor, Fred, Fezzwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Monk

Cassie Miller - Seller/Poor Person, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., A&C Tapper, Advent Ens., Featured Dancer/ Wings of Death, Seller/Rich Person

Jimmy Miller - Ebenezer Scrooge

Kayla Miller - Fan, Seller, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens, A&C Tapper, Advent Ens.

Elizabeth Nee - Charwoman, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Tombstones

Kayla O'Riley - Charwoman, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., A&C Dancer, Advent Ens.

Emily Faith Owens - Charwoman, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Advent Ens.,

Kaylee Parks - Seller/Poor Person, Fezziwig Ens., Money Motage Ens., Advent Ens., Seller/Rich Person

Cameron Prevatte - Young Marley, Buisnessman #1, Undertaker, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., Banker/Charity Man, Seller/RichMan

Reed Prevatte - Old Joe, Money Bags Ghost, Judge, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Advent Ens.

Jack Price - Banker, Undertaker, Acolyte, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Gravedigger,Seller/Rich Man

Caleb Railsback - Buisnessman #2, Rich Man, Acolyte, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Seller/Rich Man

Eric Railsback - Beadle, Rich Man, Hand in Safe Ghost, Scrooge's Dad, Fezziwig Ens., Creditor,

Kristina Railsback - Mrs. Cratchit, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ensemble, Money Montage Ens.,

Liam Railsback - Scrooge at 12, Poor Boy, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Angel, Rich Boy

MariLu Ravel - Seller/Poor Person, Fezzwig Ens., Advent Ens.

Crystal Rothrock - Charwoman, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., A&C Dancer, Advent Ens.

Lexie Simerly - Caroler, Rich Woman, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., A&C Dancer, Advent Ens., Featured Dancer/ Wings of Death, Seller/Rich Person

Nicolia Stewart - Caroler, Charity Person #1, Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Advent Ens., Monk, Seller/Rich Person

Margaret Stringer - Seller/Poor Person, Skeleton (Cinnamon), Fezziwig Ens., Money Montage Ens., Advent Ens., Tombstones

Olivia Trauth - Martha Cratchit, Factory Worker, Fezziwig Ens.,

Katie Ujevich - Charwoman, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens.

Muffy Underwood - Mrs. Fezziwig, Caroler, Seller/Rich Woman, Drunk

Chloe Vaughn - Charwoman, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Seller/Rich Person

Dovie Vernon - Rich Girl, Factory Worker, Fezziwig Ens., Advent Ens., Angel

Maci Walters - Want, Poor Girl, Factory Worker, Fezziwig Ens., Angel

Callie Mae Weston - Ignorance, Poor Girl, Factory Worker, Fezziwig Ens., Angel

Kimmie Yokley - Grace, Link by Link Ghost, Fezziwig Ens., Angel,

Elf Jr. Cast List

Congratulations Elf Jr. Cast!!!!

Buddy-Jack Price
Jovie-Taylor Dowell
Emily Hobbs-Lindsey Gabriel
Michael Hobbs-Chase Charles
Walter Hobbs-Dylan Lowe
Fake Santa/Mr. Greenway/Flyer Guy #1-Daniel York
Santa/Macy’s Manager-Justin Cho
Charlotte Dennon/Teenager/FD-Olivia Callaway
Emma Van Brocklin-Elena Potter
Deb/Featured Dancer-Kailyn Wright
Darlene Lambert-Reagan Glover
Finale Soloist #1/Sales Woman-Kailynn Rowe
Finale Soloist #2/Sam-Lily Newcomb
Finale Soloist #3/Sarah-Katy Smith
Finale Soloist #4/Elf/FD-Abigail Callaway
Matthews/FD-Evelyn Porter
Chadwick/FD-Mya Sansour
Passerby-Ashlee Beaver
Comforting New Yorker-Sydney Evans
Security Guard #1-Ava Colonna
Security Guard #2-Salem Reynolds
Business Woman-Ella Zenzen
Santa’ Helper-Delaney Grider
Elf/Police Officer #1-Jordan Williams
Elf/Police Officer #2-Cole Surprenant
Charlie-Caleb Williams
Elf #1-Adam Bousmaha
Elf #2-Peyton Kelly
Elf #3-Claire Davis
Elf #4-Madison Bartley
Elf #5-Aliya Bousmaha
Elf #6/Flyer Guy #2-Cooper Harding
Shawanda-Callie Mae Weston

My Fair Lady Cast List

Thank you to everyone who auditioned for this show! 

Eliza Doolittle : Erica Helmle
Colonel Pickering : Mickey Hyland
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill : Kristina Railsback
Mrs. Higgins : Courtney Lowe
Henry Higgins : Oliver Helsabeck
Freddy Eynsford-Hill : Nick Helms
Alfred P. Doolittle : Jim Shover
Harry : Andrew Hyers
Jamie : Kevin Danko
Mrs. Pearce : Briana Creech
Mrs. Hopkins : Ivey Harris
Prof. Zoltan Karpathy : Jimmy Miller
Lord Boxington : Ross Davis
Lady Boxington : Sharon Pierce
Maid #1 : Hannah Hair
Maid #2 : Sarah France
Queen of Transylvania : Caroline Beaver
The Quartet : Shawn Harris, Chris Kiser, Michael Coltrane, Ross Davis

Ensemble:
Hannah Kearns
Mariah Hill
Bethany Alston
Benjamen Ferguson
Lexie Simerly
Colton Widener
Tammy Everhart
Angelina Bassi
Tori Danielik
Florica Anderson
Laney Dowell
Chaun Doak
Charley Doak
Kylee Chapman
Matt Lowe
Caleb Railsback
Shayne Maggard