Rising Stars is casting Disney’s Descendants & Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.


Two, 2 week long theater training programs for

Students entering grades 6-12

Culminates in live performances 

Session I run July 5th - July 16th

Session II runs July 19th- July 30th

Newton, New Jersey— Enrollment is now open for Rising Stars Summer Musical Theater Workshop for students entering grades 6-12 in the fall of 2021. The two-week full-day workshop features morning training sessions with professional theater artists and afternoon rehearsals that culminate in a fully staged performance of either the Disney’s Descendants for Session 1, or Disney’s Beauty & the Beast Jr for Session 2. The camp runs in person from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.Monday-Friday, at D’Marge Dance Studio 57 Trinity Street Newton, N.J. with performances on the final Friday , and Saturday afternoon of each showcase.

The actors will be divided into groups by age. Groups A (grades 6-8) and Group B (grades 9-12) will rehearse and perform Disney’s Descendants, and then rehearse perform Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. These 60-90 minute musicals are stage adaptations of the famous Disney films. Final performances are fully produced with costumes, sound and sets. Each group also takes classes daily the first week with professional theater artists in improvisation, clowning, costume design and crafts, singing, dance and movement. 

A popular summer program, Rising Stars Youth Theatre Company summer musical theatre workshop regularly receives praise from participants – “This was the best experience of my life!” “This is the best camp ever!” – and parents – “My child loved the whole experience. It is such an amazing theater training program”. “The productions are always incredible Ms. Rizzo is a triumphant director with the children.”


WHAT Rising Stars Summer Musical Theatre Workshop

WHEN Audition Schedule:

Students will be given Flipgrid audition information once they sign up for the audition.To sign up for the audition call 305 646 1974, or email the director at risingstarsytc@yahoo.com. 

Everyone who auditions is cast, then a cast list is posted on the Rising Stars Website the week before the workshop begins, students have 24 hours to accept or decline the role to participate.

Workshop schedule:

Session I July 5th - July 16th, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Sorry, no before or extended care available), 

Session II July 19th - July 30th, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Sorry, no before or extended care available), 


Rehearsals @ D’Marge Dance Studio 57 Trinity Street, Newton, NJ 07860 (973) 383-6050

Performance Dates : Descendants July 16th@ 7:00 pm & July 17th @1:00 pm

Beauty & the Beast- July 30th @7:00 pm & July 31st at 1:00 pm


Two week full-day summer theater workshop for students entering grades 6th-12th grade  in the fall. Actors are divided by age into 2 groups that attend morning theater classes and afternoon rehearsals together. The program culminates with a fully staged performance of Disney’s Descendants Session I, Disney’s Beauty & the Beast Session II. (grades 5-12/musical, 60 minute version) 


$550 per session | Full and partial scholarships are available.


Risingstarsytc@yahoo.com | (305) 646-1974, www.risingstarsytc.com