The 12th Annual High School Summer Musical Theatre Experience presents West Side Story


The Summer Musical Theatre Experience (SMTE) provides the opportunity for local area high school students to work hands-on with some of the highest recognized local theatre professionals at the FSCJ Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts.

From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theatre's finest accomplishments.

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American" Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heartwrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.

Performances: July 21-30

Where: Florida State College at Jacksonville, South Campus

FSCJ Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts, 11901 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32246

Charge by Phone (904) 646-2222 or (904) 442-2929

 

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Audition Information

Saturday, May 6th & Sunday, May 7th

Dancer and Acrobat Auditions: 10:00am

Technician Meeting: 1:00pm

Performer Auditions: 2:00pm

 

Current 7th through 12th grade students may audition. No previous musical theatre experience necessary! Please attend only one audition date.

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Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts
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Location Information

11901 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32246

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