Join the 2023 junior cast! studio2stage includes a Junior Day Workshop Program for Irish dancers and musicians aged 10 to 14 years and the online auditions are open now. This junior program is an educational opportunity to experience all that's involved in preparing, rehearsing and staging a full scale music and dance show. Learn exciting new choreography and experience the difference between competitive and professional performance. We bring together musicians, singers and Irish dancers in New Jersey, USA and we turn their dreams into a reality while offering the only opportunity for you to experience being part of a professional show production and seeing how it all works behind the scenes. The workshop program is created to give experience in show performance techniques and styles and the day workshop students will perform at Times Square and in both live shows on the final day.

New Season Dates: July 29th to August 6th 2023 at Kean University, New Jersey, USA.

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Junior Auditions! Junior day workshop cast members will be required to submit an audition for the program. There is no set deadline for closing the auditions however places are limited and will fill up quickly, we recommend you complete your audition as soon as possible.

The Junior Day Workshop Program includes ...


No fee to apply ... just sign-up and complete your audition profile, it will be reviewed by the producers and successful junior cast members will be offered a place on the program and become part of the cast of both show performances in Wilkins Theatre on the final day. The theatre, located on the campus and featuring state-of-the-art sound, audio, video and lighting will be the venue for the studio2stage shows "That's Dancing" and all dancers and musicians will be on stage performing both shows.

  • Day 1 to 4 (Monday to Thursday) Dance training and performance rehearsals in the modern dance studios in Harwood Arena with our world class dance choreographers. The focus will be on the dance choreography and show material and specific studio2stage show routines.
  • Day 4 (Thursday August 3rd) Exclusive invitation to the themed Awards Night and the After-Party!
  • Day 5 (Friday August 4th) Mission2Manhattan. Performance in Times Square, Manhattan.
  • Day 6 (Saturday August 5th) Dress rehearsal day in Wilkins Theatre.
  • Day 7 (Sunday August 6th) Performance day in both shows productions of 'Thats Dancing'.

Meals: Lunch is provided for each day of the program and lunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday.

Costumes: studio2stage is a fully costumed production and all show costumes worn during performances are provided to the cast of performers from the company wardrobe department as part of your program fee. The costumes are designed and manufactured by our in house costume team who will also be on campus throughout the week for cast member fittings.

mission2manhattan: The studio2stage juniors are invited to join the cast at Times Square and take part in a special live performance in Manhattan. A parent must accompany their Junior performer to New York.

Staff at studio2stage : All staff at studio2stage are fully vetted and approved to work with children and young adults. The show production undergoes a thorough inspection by the New Jersey Health Department annually. Group leaders & chaperones will be on duty on campus 24/7 during studio2stage

Bonus Extras:

Free WiFi everywhere on campus property.

All performers will receive a complimentary studio2stage T-shirt.

Accommodation: The junior day workshop program does not include accommodation however a list of nearby hotels for accommodation is listed here if you need to travel and stay over while you attend the studio2stage program each day. All of the hotels are within 10-15 minutes of the university campus.

Crowne Plaza Newark Airport

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Contact: Isabel Munoz

Phone: 908.527.6418


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Hilton Garden Inn

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Contact: Cathy Coanda

Phone: 973.232.5300 ext. 7602


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Hilton Short Hills

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Contact: Megan Pello

Phone: 973.912.7969


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