THIS IS WHAT WE WERE BORN TO DO!

Bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass, and inspired by the hit film, Bring It On The Musical takes audiences on a high-flying journey that is filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness. Uniting some of the freshest and funniest creative minds on Broadway, Bring It On features an original story by Tony Award winner, Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), music and lyrics by Tony Award-winning composer, Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the HeightsHamilton), music by Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning composer, Tom Kitt (Next to Normal), lyrics by Broadway lyricist, Amanda Green (High Fidelity), and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical.

Campbell is cheer-royalty at Truman High School and her senior year should prove the most cheertastic — she’s been named captain of the squad! But, an unexpected redistricting has forced her to spend her final year of high school at the neighboring hard-knock Jackson High School. Despite having the deck stacked against her, Campbell befriends the dance crew girls and, along with their headstrong and hardworking leader, Danielle, manages to form a powerhouse squad for the ultimate competition — the National Championships.

Opens: Streaming this Fall.
Closes: Streaming this Fall.
  STREAMED to your favorite device!

Music | TOM KITT & LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA
Lyrics |  AMANDA GREEN & LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA
Book | JEFF WHITTY

Inspired by the motion picture Bring It On, released by Universal Pictures and written by Jessica Bendingere

Schedule:
TBD | TBD | TBDPM

Tickets: estimated on sale this Novmeber.
Scale of Prices: $15. Single Viewer | $25. Household

Direction | JARED WATSON
Student Director of Filming
| CADE OSTERMEYER
Choreography
| TAMARA SEXTON
Musical Direction | SETH TAYLOR
Lighting Design | TBD
Costume Design | CANDY HUGGINS
Sound Design | CADE OSTERMEYER

HOW IT WORKS
Timeline & Audition Info:

Bring It On is the final Mainstage production of our 2020 Season, and will be produced in association with our School of Performing Arts as a streamed event.

Who: Seeking adults and teens to play the high school cheer squads of Truman and Jackson High School. SINGERS. DANCERS. ACROBATS/GYMNASTS. ACTORS. CHEERLEADERS. (Ages 15+)
What: We will live capture the musical over several weeks in October and November (and possibly into December, if needed) to be streamed later this fall.
Where: Rehearsals will take place at our SoBo studio at 5300 Barksdale Blvd. Most filming will take place outdoors at Haughton High School.
When: Dance rehearsals – Wednesday and Thursday evenings until all the choreography is learned, starting October 7. 6:30-9:30
Music rehearsals – Friday afternoons until all the music is learned, starting October 2.
Shooting days – Saturdays and Sundays until all scenes have been “live-captured”, starting October17. Times TBD based on needs of each scene/song.
Details: Once the show has been “captured” in its entirety, we will schedule the date for the streaming premiere.
Auditions are being held via video submission now until September 27.
Singers: Please record 30-45 seconds of you singing. It is recommended, but not required that you sing from the show, but please choose contemporary/pop Broadway.
Don’t sing? No problem.
Dancers/Acrobats/Gymnasts/Cheerleaders: Please submit up to one minute of you performing your skill set. It can be just you in a new recording, or a pre-recorded performance.
Email videos or links to StageCenterLA@gmail.com NO LATER THAN September 27. Students 18 and under should also submit an enrollment form HERE
Cost: There is no cost for adults. We are adopting a “pay-what-you-can” approach for the educational component because we want to make sure everyone who loves performing in musicals is able to take advantage of this extremely unique opportunity. We would typically have a tuition cost of $150.00 for teens, but that should not prevent anyone who wants to audition from doing so.
If you may have some conflicts with Wednesdays-Sundays for the foreseeable future, please feel free to email us and ask if Bring It On is realistically something you are able to make a firm commitment to.

COMING SOON!

BRING IT ON CAST

AUDITIONS were held via filmed submission and closed Sept 27.

Campbell
A senior head cheerleader whose world gets turned upside-down when she transfers schools. She is constantly working towards the goal of a championship and her “one perfect moment”. After using her friends to exact revenge, she realizes that friendship is much more lasting than a trophy.
Gender: female Age: 17 to 19

Danielle
The head of the Jackson dance crew. She has fought her way from nothing to make a name for herself, which leads her to not put a lot of stock into people like Campbell. But she has a tendency to bring down her walls and embrace a true friendship.
Gender: female Age: 17 to 19
 
Nautica
One of the Jackson dance crew. Not the sharpest person on the squad, but is loud enough to make up for it.
Gender: female Age: 16 to 19
 
Randall
Jackson’s school DJ, mellow and friendly. A true Cinderella story, working his way from a dorky freshman to a smooth senior. He becomes attracted to Campbell for her heart, bravery, and determination.
Gender: male Age: 17 to 19
 
La Cienega
A transgender woman. Any ethnicity. Her gender is simply not an issue, accepted by her friends, barely referred to. BFFs with Nautica and Danielle. Has a wicked tongue but a generous spirit.
Age: 15 to 19
 
Steven
The only male cheerleader on the Buccaneers and Campbell’s boyfriend. Tender and comforting, but not the most adept to his surroundings.
Gender: male Age: 17 to 19
 
Kylar
One of the Buccaneers cheerleaders. An extremely loyal follower of Skylar who keeps her intelligence hidden under a bushel.
Gender: female Age: 16 to 18
 
Eva
Campbell’s neighbor and the newest member of the Buccaneers cheerleaders. Her initial impression is one of naiveté and meekness. But she proves to be a social climber who schemes to take over Campbell’s life at any cost.
Gender: female Age: 15 to 18
 
Twig
One of the Jackson students and a hip-hop artist. His hormones make him lust after Bridget.
Gender: male Age: 15 to 19
 
Bridget
The mascot for the Buccaneers. Nerdy and out of shape, but she strives for a place on the cheerleading team. Despite being an outcast, she has a good heart and a great spirit.
Gender: female Age: 15 to 19
 
Skylar
One of the senior Buccaneers cheerleaders. Her popularity has given her quite the mean streak, though she does not have the brains to make up for it.
Gender: female Age: 17 to 19
 
Cameron
One of the Jackson students, a hip-hop artist. A combination class clown and attempted ladies’ man, but he strives for fame and fortune.
Gender: male Age: 16 to 19
 
Ensemble
Announcer; Truman Squad (Steven); Goths; Jackson Students (Carter, Brooklyn); Singer

 

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