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Priory Players

Newsies Bootcamp!!!
St. Anselm's Abbey School's Priory Players Present their all-school Fall musical: Newsies!
Performance take place: November 22-24, 2024
Auditions take place: September 3-4, 2024
Are you interested in auditioning? Are you unsure if you want to participate in the show or not? 
You need to be at our Newsies Bootcamp!
To prepare for our show and auditions, we will hold three days of bootcamp before school starts.
If you are auditioning for the show, you MUST attend at least one day of bootcamp. You MAY attend more than one day of bootcamp (attending several days will benefit you greatly, although it is not required.)
Participating in the cast for this show is restricted to students in grades 6-12.
We HIGHLY encourage girls from other schools to attend bootcamp and audition for us! We NEED you! Bring your friends!
At bootcamp you can expect:
  • Snacks provided.
  • Pack your own meal (lunch or dinner, depending on your day/time).
  • Lots of fun and games.
  • Learning some of the songs in the show.
  • Learning some of the dances in the show.
  • We will be learning actual parts of our show that WILL be performed. We will be learning things that you will need to know for auditions. You MUST attend at least one day if you wish to be in the show. (Contact Miss Shaw if you absolutely cannot make it:
If you are unsure about this, join us anyways! We will have a ton of fun! Miss Shaw will lead you through every step!
Bootcamp days and times:
  • Tuesday, July 30th from 9am-1pm
  • Saturday, August 10th from 9am-1pm
  • Thursday, August 15th from 3pm-7pm
All Bootcamp days take place at St. Anselm's Abbey School in the lower building Devine Theatre!
Please sign up, using the form below. Each person needs their own registration.
Please do not hesitate to contact Miss Shaw if you have any questions or concerns:
The Priory Players perform an all-school musical in November, an upper-school play in March, and a middle-school play in May. The Priory Players hold auditions for all performances and sign-ups for the pit-orchestra and tech crews. Auditions and other important announcements are sent via the school bulletin and during morning announcements. The Priory Players is the oldest, longest-standing extra-curricular organization at St. Anselm’s Abbey School!