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2017 Annual Showcase

What a wonderful afternoon! We had over thirty performances at our 15th annual showcase; a little something for everyone. There was a lot of strong, up-and-coming talent on display for the audience to enjoy. Pictures coming soon! Check out our 2017 Showcase Program.

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2017 Honor Students

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2017 Performance Awards

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2017 Achievement Awards

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Estelle Lee Passes AIM V

She did it! Estelle Lee wrapped up all her requirements for AIM V in her lesson this week. Great work and just in time to receive a trophy at the studio’s annual showcase on May 14th! So proud of this little lady. She really tries to be the best she can be…and it shows. Congratulations […]

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Elgin Summer Theatre: Auditions for Spelling Bee

Auditions for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling are open to the public and will be held 7-9:30 pm on 5/15, 5/16, and 5/17 at The Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way in Elgin. Production dates are 7/14-16 and 7/21-23. Those auditioning should be age 16 and over. Wear comfortable clothes for the dance portion of the […]

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Auditions for Brigadoon

Center Stage in Lake Forest will hold auditions for Brigadoon on May 7 1:30-6 pm and May 9 6-9 pm. They are looking for non-equity dancers and singers, ages 10-80. Auditions will be at St James Lutheran Church, 1380 Waukegan Rd in Lake Forest. Callbacks at the same location on May 11th 6-9 pm. Performances […]

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Pippa Soo Appears on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Currently on Broadway in the title role of “Amélie”, Bel Canto alum Phillipa Soo took a break from performing to visit The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on April 27. During the interview, Pippa spontaneously broke into a quick clip of Aretha Franklin’s “Think”, one of her all-time favorite songs. Amazing voice, great technique, understands […]

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Windy City Music Theatre: Auditions for 2017-18 Season

Chicago’s fastest growing professional theatre is holding auditions for several shows. Auditionees will be seen by invitation only on 4/10 4-10 pm at the Windy City theatre in Jefferson Park. Submit a headshot and resume; specifiy your availability on April 10. Invitees will receive a confirmation with materials to prepare and directions to the audition location. Music […]

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Emma Nelson Lands Role in Pre-Broadway Show

Congratulations to Miss Emma Nelson, one of our most promising Bel Canto alums! She was recently awarded the coveted role of Frannie in what hopes to be a pre-Broadway production of Trevor: The Musical. Writers Theatre in Glencoe will stage the show this coming fall. It is based on the Oscar-winning short film “Trevor.” You’re […]

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Rising Stars Theatre Co: Auditions for Guys and Dolls

Open auditions for the summer musical, Guys and Dolls, will be on 4/6 6:30-9:30 pm and 4/9 2-7 pm. Seeking a large cast of young adults, 17 and up for both principal and ensemble roles. Prepare 32 bars of an uptempo song. Bring sheet music in your key. Your song does not need to be from […]

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Marriott Theatre Open Call

It’s always exciting to hear of an open singing call for Marriott Theatre. Their shows are incredible… They will be holding auditions for non-union actors on Mar 1st and 2nd, 10 am – 6 pm both days, as well as Mar 3rd 10 am – 1 pm. Auditions are at Stage 773, 1225 W Belmont […]

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Spotlight Auditions for Aladdin

Spotlight/Lake County will audition for Aladdin this Fri, 2/24, starting at 5:30 pm. Callbacks are 2/25 9 am – 1 pm. Audition and rehearsal space is at Gurnee Community Church, 4555 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee. Rehearsals are F 5:30-9 pm, Sat 9:30 am – 2 pm. Performances will be 4/27-5/6 at Christian Arts Auditorium, 2500 Dowie […]

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Spotlight Auditions for Seussical

If you’re looking for something fun to do this spring, this might be for you! Spotlight/Kane County will be auditioning for Seussical, the Musical this coming Friday, 2/24 beginning at 4:30 PM with callbacks on Sat 2/25 9:00 – 1:00. Audition and rehearsal space is at Church on the Rock, 17N230 Manning Rd in Huntley. Rehearsals […]

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Williams St Repertory Theatre: General Auditions

Williams Street Repertory Theatre will hold auditions for their productions of Guys and Dolls and Little Shop of Horrors on Sunday 2/19 12-4 pm, Mon 2/20 4-8 pm, and Tues 2/21 11-3 pm. Callbacks 2/27. Auditions will be at the WSR rehearsal space at 140 W Terra Cotta Ave in Crystal Lake. Guys and Dolls will run […]

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