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The fabulous science fiction-superhero fantasy musical is back!
Eleanor, a socially backward comic book nerd, is whisked into Innerspace to save the world with help from Space Punk and the mighty band of Starmites. As they battle the wild Amazon Banshee women and their Queen, Diva; the evil Shak Graa tries to destroy them all. Good conquers evil through love, and some really fantastic music in this awesome musical fantasy.

Online registration will begin on Wednesday, February 3rd at 8:00pm PST.

Innerspace Cast  – HERE

Outerspace  – HERE

Lost in Space  – HERE

 

Rehearsals/Casts

Rehearsals are split by cast: Innerspace Cast is ages 8-14 and rehearses Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4-6:30. Outerspace Cast is ages 8-14 and rehearses Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 4-6:30. Lost in Space Cast is ages 14+ and rehearses Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7-9. This does NOT mean that all actors will be called every day each week.  Any conflicts (standing appointments, trips, etc.) need to be noted in the “conflicts” area of registration. A full rehearsal schedule will be provided that will tell which actors are rehearsing on what day.

There will be a Mandatory Parent Meeting date TBD.

Innerspace Cast
Ages:  8-14 
Rehearses: Mon/Wed/Fri from 4:00-6:30 beginning Wednesday, March 9th

Performances:  Friday April 29th at 7pm, Saturday April 30th at 3pm and Sunday May 1st at 11am

Outerspace Cast
Ages:  8-14  
Rehearses: Tues/Thurs/Fri from 4-6:30pm beginning Thursday, March 10th

Performances:  Saturday, April 30th at 11am, Saturday, April 30th at 7pm, Sunday May 1st at 3pm

Lost in Space Cast
Ages:  14+  
Rehearses: Tues/Thurs/Fri from 7-9pm beginning Thursday, March 10th

Performances:  Friday, May 6th at 7pm, Saturday, May 7th at 11am, Saturday May 7th at 5pm

Tuition
Includes: all dramatic/vocal/dance coaching, show t-shirt, script, music CD, costume use (shoes, tights, underclothes not included) and (NEW in 2015) digital access to show photos following performance.
One Actor: $300
Two Actors from same family: $570 (use promo code Actor2 on first registration page)
Three Actors from same family: $855 (use promo code Actor3 on first registration page)

Auditions
All auditions are at Hoover Theater. You will be sent a link to sign up for an audition date and time after you have registered and paid. Audition spaces will be filled first come first served. Actors unable to make auditions should arrange for an alternate audition with Tanessa Daw. Auditionees should arrive with approximately 1 minute of a song prepared to sing a cappella and from memory. They should expect to do some cold reading from the script and possibly some other acting exercises. They should come in comfortable clothing that allows for ease of movement.

Auditions will be held Sunday February 21 from 12-5 and Friday, February 26th from 3:30-5:30.

Needed for Online Registration:
– Actor information (name, birthdate, allergies/medical conditions, t-shirt size)
– Email contact for at least one family member. Please be ready to provide email address for any family member that will want cast updates.
– Rehearsal Availability-which day(s) actor is available/unavailable for rehearsal and specific conflict dates for days where actor is available but has a conflict (examples: available Mondays except 3/23 for overnight trip; will leave at 5pm Wednesdays for ___; cannot rehearse Thursdays). Playful People only needs availability for the rehearsal and show days of the cast that the actor is registering for.
– Tech Week/Show Availability-same as above but for Tech Week and show dates.
– Parent/Guardian information (name, cell phone, email address)
– Emergency Contact other than Parent/Guardian (name/phone/relation to actor)
– Credit card for payment

The following information will be collected after registration: Actor Measurements, Parent Job Choices, Authorization for other adults to pick Actor up from Rehearsal, Insurance Waivers, Actor Bio information

Participation Hours
For each participating cast member, 15 hours of adult volunteer work is required (25 hours for two cast members/35 hours for three). If unable to fulfill hours of participation, a buyout option is available at $150/$250/$350. You will be able to opt out when you fill out your Parent Talent Form after auditions. You will be invoiced via PayPal for your buyout. Any late buyout payments will have a 20% late fee added on. Information on Job Choices will be coming soon.

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FAQs
Q: Why did tuition increase?
A: While we try to keep our tuition competitive with other theater companies, we did have to raise it in 2015. Our tuition cost stayed the same for some time while the company experienced increased staffing costs, we are now including digital access to show pictures for all actors, and the increased overhead costs for online registrations and payment.

Q: I need to work out a payment plan or ask for a full/partial scholarship. How do I do that?
A: Please contact our Business Director Tanessa Daw BEFORE registration to work out details. We don’t want to turn families away for financial reasons and will do our best to make it work!

Q: I am having problems with the registration program. Who do I contact?
A: Contact our Business Director, Tanessa Daw. Sending emails/texts to Barb and/or Katie in addition will only add confusion to our team!

Q: I have/know of a teen who is interested in being an Intern. Who do I contact?
A: Please contact Barb Galiotto.

Q: What is Playful People’s Refund Policy?
A:  Playful People Productions refund policy for cast members who withdraw from a production is as follows: from registration to date cast lists are posted, a full refund minus a $50.00 administrative fee is given. From the date cast list(s) are posted to the end of the first week of rehearsals, a refund of 50% of tuition will be given. No refunds will be given after the first week of rehearsals.

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