RENT

Directors:

Directed by Michelle Kuntze & Aaron Jackson
Choreography by Michelle Kuntze
Vocal Direction by Chris Stalbaum

Audition:

May 7th – Please complete the form below.

Prepare 30 – 60 seconds of a song and be prepared to dance.

THE STORY:

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon. with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.

Based loosely on Puccini’s La Boheme, Jonathan Larson’s Rent follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York’s Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. The physical and emotional complications of the disease pervade the lives of Roger, Mimi, Tom and Angel. Maureen deals with her chronic infidelity through performance art; her partner, Joanne, wonders if their relationship is worth the trouble. Benny has sold out his Bohemian ideals in exchange for a hefty income and is on the outs with his former friends. Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, feels like an outsider to life in general. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves and conflicts provides the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical.

Rehearsals:

Starting June 27th Dates & Times TBA

Performances:
 
August 6th 2:00pm & 7:00pm
August 7th 2:00pm & 7:00pm
August 11th 7:00pm
August 12th 7:00pm
August 13th 2:00pm & 7:00pm
August 14th 2:00pm & 7:00pm
August 18th 7:00pm
August 19th 7:00pm
August 20th 2:00pm & 7:00pm
August 21st 2:00pm & 7:00pm