Applications are now open for The Alexandra’s 17th Stage Experience: Fame The Musical

Following the enormous success of ‘Singing in the Rain’ in 2019, The Alexandra’s annual Stage Experience returns for another year, where the best in West Midlands talent will spend two weeks of their summer holiday alongside a professional creative team to put on a full-scale production. This year, their chosen project is Fame The Musical.

Stage experience are looking for talented young theatre enthusiasts to join their show. Applications are now open for 9 – 24-year-olds who wish to take part in the historic project, with opportunities available for both performers and those interested in behind the scenes work with a limited number of technical spaces.

A unique opportunity to make new friends, hone skills in the fast-paced theatre environment, and ultimately experience what it is like to take part in a large-scale production on a par with west-end/touring musicals, the project is perfect for budding performers who want to experience treading the boards in a prestigious regional theatre.

For those interested in behind the scenes, Stage Experience technical places offer a rare opportunity to gain experience the areas of lighting, sound, wardrobe, flys, stage management and more.

Stage Experience will take place from Friday 14th to Saturday 29th August and following an intense rehearsal period, culminates in five fully-staged performances on The Alexandra stage, complete with their professional orchestra, set, lighting, sound and costumes.

Fame The Musical, with its bittersweet and uplifting story and a score of unforgettable songs including Out Here On My Own, These Are My Children, Let’s Play A Love Scene and (of course) the famous theme song Fame, runs from Wednesday 26th until Saturday 29th August. See the stars of the future light up the sky like a flame next summer!

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe). All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe

To find out more and apply prospective participants should head to The deadline for applications is Friday 17th April, with auditions and technical interviews taking place on Sunday 26th April and recalls for successful applicants on Sunday 3rd May.