Since 2009, the Paramount Academy for the Arts has partnered with the City of Austin/Travis County to hire 20 high school students for five weeks. Students write, rehearse, and perform an original production on the historic Paramount stage as well as at other community organizations. The Youth Theatre Company captures students’ unique voices through activities such as personal journaling, dramatic improvisation, hip-hop dance workshops, and songwriting workshops. In the program, students reflect on their experiences and refine their own ideas before creating a fantastic production for the Austin community.
Would you like to get paid to create a play at the
Join the Paramount Youth Theatre Company as part of the 2014 Work-Based Learning / Summer Youth EmploymentProgram through the City of Austin and Travis County. Get professional work experience and get paid minimum wage for 5 weeks while creating an original play and performing on the historic Paramount Theatre Stage!
We are looking for actors, musicians, writers, dancers, designers, & anyone else with an interest in theatre.
The 2014 program runs June 9th – July 12th, 1-5 PM Mondays – Fridays
WHO CAN AUDITION?
PROGRAM MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:
Attendance at BOTH training/audition dates, for the entire time period, is required in order to participate in this program. Parents or guardians are required to attend the first 2 hours on Saturday, February 22nd. Students will be denied the opportunity to participate in the training if they do not bring their School IDs and their Social Security Cards with them, if they do not live/attend school in Austin/Travis County, or if they are not 14 by April 1st, 2014. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.
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There is limited space at the audition/training – sign up now!
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