JStage Youth Theatre
JStage for ages 7-15
Registration opens: January 19 (members) and January 23 (public)
Auditions: Sunday, January 26, 2 - 5 p.m. or Tuesday, January 28, 4 - 8 p.m.
Rehearsals begin: Sunday, February 2
Rehearsals run: Sundays, 2 - 5 p.m. and Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Performances: Sunday, May 10 at 1 p.m. and Monday, May 11 at 7 p.m.
JStage introduces young people to the wonders of the performing arts. As a teaching theatre, we are devoted to producing quality shows by children and teens, for audiences of all ages. Our professional staff works to each child's strength to create a positive atmosphere which bolsters self-esteem, teamwork, and a love for the theater. Our seasons consists of two performances in the fall and spring.
Special funding for JCC Cultural Arts is provided by the Doris H. and Milton J. Chasin Cultural Arts Program Endowment and for our theatre by the Isidore & Penny Myers Foundation.
For more information about JStage, contact Nicole Rosenson at firstname.lastname@example.org, (949) 435-3400 ext. 161.
About Our Director
Carina graduated Cum Laude from the University of California, Irvine, with a B.A. in Drama and Honors in Musical Theatre. A proud member of Actors Equity Association, her experience includes New York City theatre, national tours, regional theatre, web series, commercials, print work, and cast album recordings, as well as international work as a principal vocalist for The Walt Disney Company in Hong Kong, Universal Studios in Singapore, and Silversea, Seabourn, and Holland America cruise lines. Carina's performance work has taken her to over 80 different countries!
Carina is also a seasoned teacher and director, and specializes in working with kids. Notably, she has worked as a musical theatre teacher at the acclaimed Atlantic Acting School, and as a show director/choreographer for Inside Broadway, directing performances for New York City kids. She has also worked as a show installation director for U.K. based Belinda King Creative Productions, directing professional singers and dancers in theatrical shows for Holland America. Carina recently directed Disney's Peter Pan Jr. and The Music Man Jr. here at JStage.