Junior Productions

The Basie Academy’s audition-based, junior Broadway productions provide performers aged 7-18 with a professionally mounted, lavishly costumed production on the famed Basie Center stage!


 

SPRING ’20 Production: Moana Jr.

June 9
Count Basie Center for the Arts

This thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her heritage. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana Jr. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us. Be a part of this lavishly costumed main stage production.

AGES: 10-17

  • AUDITIONS: Interested students should email jobrien@thebasie.org to receive information about audition videos.  Submission is required by Friday March 27.
  • CALL BACKS: Thursday, April 2
  • REHEARSALS: Tuesdays / Thursdays 4-6PM; Saturdays 9AM-1PM | Starting April 7th
  • TECH REHEARSAL: Monday, June 8th

FINAL PERFORMANCE:  June 9th at the Basie Center’s Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre

INSTRUCTORS: Anthony Greco and Jessica O’Brien

Moana Jr. Kids

AGES: 7-9

  • AUDITIONS: Interested students should email jobrien@thebasie.org to receive information about audition videos.  Submission is required by Friday March 27.
  • ONCE A WEEK REHEARSALS: Thursdays 4-5:30PM | From April 23 – June 4
  • TECH REHEARSAL: Monday, June 8th

Students in this weekly rehearsal class will also be in the main stage production
FINAL PERFORMANCE:  June 9th at the Basie Center’s Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre

INSTRUCTORS: Anthony Greco, Jessica O’Brien & Ariana Centamore