ARC Program

ARC Program


ARC Program: A company of young performers developing their craft.

Performers, like characters, grow and change over time. This program is about helping young performers build their skill set and giving them access to mentors who can help them at the beginning of their performance story.

AOR Presents is committed to creating opportunities for new and emerging talent. Over the years, we have produced a number of mentoring projects designed to develop skills for young performers from ages 13-25. We’ll continue that tradition with a new focus.

Are you passionate about acting? Dance? Musical Theatre? Are you trying to develop as a triple threat? Want to work with industry professionals? Want to learn about how shows are produced behind the scenes? We want to help. This is an exciting new program for performers aged 13-17 and 18-25.

In the past we have produced mentoring projects to develop new and emerging talent including The Diary of Anne Frank (2009), The Outsiders (2011), and Lord of the Flies (2012) among others. During these productions students received workshops from professional actors and technicians. However, once the show was done, they received no further training.

Until now.

We’ll be taking things deeper this time around.

Performers will audition to be a part of this performance company (for this first session we’ll be accepting a *maximum of 8 per age group).  Once accepted, company members will work with professional actors, choreographers, directors, and technicians on a series of workshops to develop their skills and process.

Once through the first performance studio series, students will then be a part of a mainstage production.

There are absolutely no fees for those selected for the program, the cost of this program is time.

As of 2019, performers accepted into the ARC Program will be automatically eligible for awards/scholarships including the James D. Boone Memorial Award.

Sign up to audition here for 13-17 year olds and here for 18-25 year olds.

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