WE WILL ROCK YOU
By Queen and Ben Elton
By arrangement with David Spicer Productions (www.davidspicer.com.au)
NEWCASTLE - APRIL 2021
From the producers of THE WIZARD OF OZ - ARENA SPECTACULAR and GREASE - THE ARENA EXPERIENCE, comes this all new arena production of WE WILL ROCK YOU, bringing the music of Queen to life on stage like you've never seen it before. The show features a professional principal cast surrounded by an amateur mass ensemble of over 500 performers, and this is your chance to be part of it!
If you are a creative young person between the age of 10 and 24 years old (by April 2021), you can apply now to be part of WE WILL ROCK YOU - THE ARENA EXPERIENCE!
Whether you’re a beginner or you love to perform all the time, young people with all different levels of experience are welcome to apply. It's a training experience that culminates in a performance opportunity, which means that all those who successfully apply to participate in the experience will be put through a dedicated training program prior to having the opportunity to perform in the show as part of the amateur mass ensemble. This is the perfect way to get trained and improve your skills whilst doing what you love as part of a major arena production!
Apply today to be part of this unique theatre training experience that culminates in an unmissable performance opportunity! Hurry - places are limited and filling fast!
Once participants have been accepted into the amateur mass ensemble, they will be invited to take part in a multi-session Performance Excellence Boot Camp which is a dedicated training program run by skilled theatre practitioners designed to equip participants with the skills they will need to perform in a large scale musical, but also with confidence and knowledge that they can take with them on their creative journey.
Boot Camp will be held on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th May 2020
Venue: Newcastle Entertainment Centre
The cost to participate in the Boot Camp is $298 per person.
NSW Creative Kids vouchers can be applied towards this cost
For this fee, participants will receive:
the boot camp training
a free copy of the Boot Camp Handbook
a participation certificate
Participants will participate in multiple sessions over these dates.
Participants may not be required for all dates listed.
The Boot Camp fee is not a payment to participate in the rehearsals or performances of WE WILL ROCK YOU - THE ARENA EXPERIENCE. No fee is charged to participate in the performance opportunity.
If you have previously participated in another production/Boot Camp with Harvest Rain, you will still need to complete this NEW Bootcamp.
PERFORMANCE PREPARATION & SHOWS
Participants may be required for performance preparation on the following dates:
Saturday 27th March 2021 (during the day)
Sunday 28th March 2021 (during the day)
Saturday 3rd April 2021 (during the day)
Tuesday 6th April 2021 (during the day)
Wednesday 7th April 2021 (during the day)
Thursday 8th April 2021 (during the day)
Friday 9th April 2021 (during the day)
Saturday 10th April 2021 (during the day)
Sunday 11th April 2021 (during the day)
Tuesday 13th April 2021 (during the day and night)
Wednesday 14th April 2021 (during the day and night)
Thursday 15th April 2021 (during the day and night)
Friday 16th April 2021 (during the day and night)
Saturday 17th April 2021 (during the day and night)
Sunday 18th April 2021 (during the day and night)
There will be a maximum of FIVE performances across Friday 16th,
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th April 2021. (Final schedule to be
confirmed once casting is complete)
Performances will be held at Newcastle Entertainment Centre
MANDATORY COSTS INVOLVED
Participants are required to take part in the Performance Excellence Boot Camp before going on to participate in the performance opportunity.
Harvest Rain will provide costume and prop elements for participants to wear and use during the performance. In addition to this, participants will be required to purchase a WE WILL ROCK YOU costume pack at a cost of $85 per person which will provide them with individual costume items specific to their character. These items will remain the property of the participant at the close of the show. This fee will be collected once participants have completed their boot camp training.
There is no fee charged to take part in the performance opportunity.
Programmes, posters, t-shirts and other merchandise will be available for sale, but these items are not mandatory. Participants and their family & friends may choose to purchase tickets to see the production, but this is not mandatory. Professional photographs of the production and backstage stills may be made available for sale, but it is not mandatory for participants to purchase these.