Junior Theatre Festival 2019

  • Drama/Musical Theatre
2670 Wilhite Dr, Lexington, KY 40503, USA
Oct 23 2019
Oct 25 2019
Junior Theatre Festival 2019
  1. Sun 
  2. Mon 
  3. Tue 
  4. Wed7:00 - 8:15 pm
  5. Thu 
  6. Fri7:00 - 8:15 pm
  7. Sat 

Class dates

10/23/2019, 10/25/2019


Select students will represent InnOVATION Arts Academy at the Junior Theater Festival (JTF) in Atlanta, Georgia January 17-20, 2020, presenting 15-minute festival performance of Frozen Jr. for adjudication by Broadway professionals.  Students who attend JTF also take workshops and watch professional-level student performances, as well watching interviews and performances by Broadway professionals on the main stage.  Check out the JTF website: www.juniortheatrefestival.com


$250 Rehearsal Fee ($50/month September, 2019 - January, 2020)

Included in Conservatory Students’ monthly payment.

Full Rehearsal Schedule:

October 23rd - November 22nd:  Wednesdays and Fridays 7-8:15pm

December 17-19:  5-8pm


Weekdays, Monday, January 6 - Thursday, January 9: 5-8pm


Saturday, January 11: 9am-1pm (bring heavy snacks)


Monday January 13 - Tuesday, January 14:  5-8pm 


Wednesday, January 15, 2019, 5:00-7:30 pm 



Auditions and other Information:

Entrance Auditions for JTF Participation


*Only students who participated in the summer production of Frozen Jr, or who are registered for fall production of Frozen Jr can audition for JTF 2020.

*Students planning to attend JTF must be registered for fall training classes for their age/level at InnOVATION.

*Students registered for CONSERVATORIES do not have to audition to participate at JTF.  

*Students must be age 7 or older.

Auditions for participation in JTF are on: Friday, August 23rd, 2019, 5:30-7:30 pm.  Prepare a short pop or musical theatre song in the style of show.  Dance call.


All students attending JTF must be prepared to be an active team player and to present an ensemble-based story with many moving pieces. The nature of a JTF performance downplays “lead” characters and emphasizes group storytelling.

Conflicts must be submitted at auditions. Final conflicts are due with contracts at the first rehearsal (October 23rd, 2019.)  No conflicts will be allowed in January 2020.

Casting auditions of the JTF festival piece are on: Saturday, October 12th from 1:30-4:30PM.

JTF Trip Fees:

$250/person festival participant fees (for each student or parent attending the festival) due on September 7th at the first parent meeting.

Families are responsible for travel and lodging expenses to attend JTF. (InnOVATION Arts will reserve a block of hotel rooms at a discounted rate.)

Mandatory Parent Meetings:

Sunday, September 8th at 4:00PM:  JTF Mandatory Parent Meeting.  All Festival Forms and Fees DUE.  No exceptions.  General Information about the festival will be covered.

Saturday, January 11th at 2:00PM:  JTF Mandatory Parent Meeting.  Specific Information about the festival will be covered.


Participants must be 7 to 18 when the program starts.

Program enrollment capacity

Minimum: 1

Registration period

Registration starts on 08/09/2019 and ends on 10/23/2019.


2670 Wilhite Dr, Lexington, KY 40503, USA
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