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Camper News that missed our last Newsletter

Julia Braverman is a finalist in music for a better America talent competition to be held on may 14 at the usta tennis center in flushing. Julia will be singing and playing piano.

James Jackson is playing Horton in the Rippowam Cisqua School production of Seussical. He was recently in Rent and is now playing Sonny and Danny in two different casts of Xanadu at Main Street ACT. He is the stage manager there for the junior cast of Aladdin and Sleeping Beauty.

Ben Jackson recently played Shane in Camp Rock and is now playing Sonny and Danny in two different casts of Xanadu at Main Street ACT.

Hope Jackson recently played Dana in Camp Rock and is now playing Calliope in Xanadu at Main Street ACT.

Ellie Sondock auditioned with over 500 kids for the highly selective Musical Theater program at The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) in Houston. Twelve students were chosen for this department, which offers highly specialized and rigorous training in all aspects of Musical Theater, along with a rigorous academic program. She will start school in the fall as an incoming 9th grader.

Addie Meny has been cast as JoJo in Suessical the Musical at The Playhouse on the Green in downtown Bridgeport, CT.

First-time camper Jordan Bialik will be playing the role of Horton the Elephant in his school’s production of Seussical.

Matthew Wechsler put up his first Music Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTWR3aTd1dg

Morgan Luc Seftel and Scott Feiner performed in The Roslyn Theater Company’s A Chorus Line. Morgan was inducted into the Jr. Thespian Society at Weber Middle School after his performance as Bundles in Annie Jr. with Juliet Walzer. Morgan also danced in the Hannah Kroner School of Dance’s Cancer Benefit In Living Color with Lindsey and Chelsea Wolgel and 150 other girls!

Juliet Walzer sang Tiempo de Vals by Chayanne in front of 10,000 people at Mexico City’s National Auditorium as part of the Quincenera 2011 events (sort of a giant annual Sweet 16 spectacle for hundreds of 15 year olds.) Juliet appeared in several Mexican newspapers, including a profile in the largest one, El Universal http://www.eluniversaldf.mx/miguelhidalgo/nota24822.html.

Equity and Non-Equity Open Call Auditions for Disney’s NEWSIES! The Musical

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Premieres at Paper Mill Playhouse September 2011

SEEKING:  Males and Females, minimum age 16 (to play 16-22), who are great dancers, singers, actors.

LOCATION:
Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue, 12th Floor, NYC 10018

WHEN:
Equity Females – Wednesday, May 4th – 10:00a (sign-in begins at 9:00a)

Non- Equity Females – Wednesday, May 4th – 2:00p – 6:00p (sing-in begins at 1:00p)

Equity Males – Thursday, May 5th – 10:00a (sign-in begins at 9:00a)

Non-Equity Males – Friday, May 6th – 10:00a (sign-in begins at 9:00a)

Please come ready to dance for all of the above auditions.  You may be asked to sing afterwards, so please bring sheet music in the appropriate key.  A contemporary musical theatre song is preferable.  An accompanist will be provided.

If you cannot attend any of these auditions, please send a photo and resume to:  newsies.casting@gmail.com

Broadway Show – The Adams Family – session 3

We have some exciting news. On Sunday, August 1st, we have made arrangements to attend the new Broadway production of “The Adams Family” and meet with the cast. Seating will be limited to the Front Mezzanine and orchestra sections only.

We will have brunch at camp. Our coach bus will arrive in NYC by 2:15 pm. Showtime is at 3 pm. There will be a question and answer session with the cast following the show. We will leave the city at 6:00 pm. We will have dinner at 7:00 pm on the way back to camp.

The all-inclusive fee is $150.00 (Ticket and transportation). So, if you are interested, please forward a check to French Woods for $150.00 along with the tear off slip below. We are also limiting the trip so act soon. Parents who wish to join us at the theatre will be welcome at the same fee. This is a first come first serve opportunity. Once the initial tickets have been sold, we are unable to get anymore.
lSee the website for the permission form or call the office

2010 Camp Fairs

Please check out our schedule for the upcoming fairs. Feel free to come down and join us!

February:

Tue Feb 2, 2010

  • Where: Gulliver PREP High School Campus 6575 N. Kendall Drive Miami, FL

11am – 1:30pm TIPS Fair – Miami, FL

Thu Feb 4, 2010

  • Where: Tower Hill Academy Weaver Gym Tower Hill School 2813 West 17th Street Wilmington, DE 19806

3:30pm – 7:00pm

Sat Feb 6, 2010

  • Where: Westridge School 324 Madeline Drive, Pasadena, CA 91105

10am – 3pm Westridge, CA

  • Where: Chestnut Hill Academy Chestnut Hill/Philadelphia 500 W. Willow Grove Ave.

11am – 2pm  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118

  • Where: The Franco – American Community Center in Paris 65 quai Orsay 75007

2pm – 7pm Camp Experts – Paris, France

Sun Feb 7, 2010

  • Where: Marymount High School 10643 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles,CA

11am – 2pm TIPS – Los Angeles, CA

  • Where: Westtown School Fieldhouse 975 Westtown Road West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382

11am – 3pm West Chester, PA

  • Where: Cincinnati Museum Ctr 1301 Western Ave cincinnati, Ohio 45242

12pm – 4pm Cincinnatti Fair

  • Where: Metro Parent Camp Activity Fair West Bloomfield High School 14925 Orchard Lake Rd
    West Bloomfield, MI 48323-2964

11am – 3:30pm

Mon Feb 8, 2010

  • Where: Camp Experts – Paris, Franc 70 rue du Theatre 75015 Paris

5:30pm – 7:30pm

  • Where: George School, Worth Sports Center 1690 Newtown-Langhorne Rd. Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940

5:30pm – 8:30pm Newton, MA

Wed Feb 10, 2010

  • Where: Colegio Buen Consejo C/Juan Montalvo 30 28040 Madrid Spain

5:30pm – 8:30pm Camp Experts – Madrid, Spain

Thu Feb 11, 2010

  • Where: Colegio San Agustin C/ Padre Damian 18 28036 Madrid Summer Camp & Teen Expo

5:30pm – 8:30pm Camp Experts – Madrid, Spain

Sat Feb 13, 2010

  • Where: Pittsburgh Camp Expo Ross Park Mall Dr/N Hills Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania 15237

11:00am – 2:00pm

Sat Feb 20, 2010

  • Where: Bernard – New York Open House

11:00am – 2pm

Sun Feb 21, 2010

  • Where: The Episcopal School of Dallas 4100 Merrell Road Dallas, Texas

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Wed Feb 24, 2010

  • Where: Spanish River High School 5100 Jog Rd Boca Raton, FL 33496-2299

7pm – 9pm Camp Experts – Boca Raton, FL

Sat Feb 27, 2010

  • Where: Solon Community Center 35000 Portz Parkway Solon, OH 44139

10:30am – 2:30pm Solon, OH

  • Where: Middlesex School 1:00 – 3:30 pm Middlesex School 204 Hollow Tree RidgeRd. Darien, CT

1pm – 3:30pm Tips Fair – Darien, CT

Sun Feb 28, 2010

  • Where: The Gemini Center 20777 Lorain Road Fairview Park, Ohio 44126

11:30am – 3:30pm Cleveland, OH

March:

Sun March 7, 2010

  • Where: The Silow’s Residence – 548 Manayunk Road Merion Station, PA 19066

12:00pm – 4:00pm (RSVP to isaac@frenchwoods.com)

Thu Mar 11, 2010

  • Where: Rue Fer à Cheval, 78100 St Germain en Laye

4:30 – 7:00pm Tips Fair – St. Germain, France

Fri Mar 12, 2010

  • Where: 28 Aveenue George V Paris, France 4:00-8:00 PM

4pm – 8pm Tips Fair Eurosites – Paris, Franc

Sat Mar 13, 2010

  • Where: 28 Aveenue George V Paris, France 2:00-7:00 PM

2pm – 7pm Tips Fair – Paris, France

  • Where: NY Camp Fair – Upper East Side – Lycee Francais,505 East 75th St. @ York Ave

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Sun Mar 14, 2010

  • Where: International School of Brussels Kattenberg 19 Brussels,Belgium

1pm – 4pm Tips Fair – Brussels, Belgium

  • Where: NY Camp Fair – Upper West Side – 200 west 72nd street @ Broadway

12:00pm – 3:00pm