RISING STARS YTC is casting Disney’s Descendants & Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.


Two, 2 week long theater training programs for youth entering grades 6-12

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Session I : July 5th - July 16th

Session II: 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 evening and Saturday afternoon of each showcase.

The actors will be divided into groups by age. Groups A (grades 6th-12th) and Group B (4th-5th grades) 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

CASTING -16 Lead Roles, and 16 Ensemble roles (ensemble roles will rehearse 1.5 hours in the evenings)             

To schedule your audition go to: www.calendly.com/risingstarsytc 

After auditions are complete 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.



Session I : July 5th- July 16th

Leads Rehearse Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Ensemble roles will have a shorter rehearsal and different time schedule in the evenings. 


Session II: July 19th - July 30th,

Leads Rehearse Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 

Ensemble roles will have a shorter rehearsal and different time schedule in the evenings.



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



A two week full-day summer theater workshop for students entering grades 6th-12th grade in the fall.

Or a Two week 2 hour class in the evening for students entering 4th -5th grade in the fall.

For more information: Go to www.risingstars.com/2021-camps



$550 per session for leads

$200 per session for ensemble members

Scholarships are available.



Risingstarsytc@gmail.com , 973 346 2426 or www.risingstarsytc.com