Starlight STARS of Tomorrow

Starlight Theatre is pleased to offer the Starlight STARS of Tomorrow, an auditioned musical theatre training and performance program for students in grades 6 through 8 during the current school year. The program’s activities take place during the late fall and holiday season.

Have a student completing grades 8 through 11 this year? Click here for information on our companion education program with activities throughout the summer and early fall.  

Students currently in grades 6 through 8 may audition for the Starlight STARS of Tomorrow. Those selected:

  • receive intensive training in acting, singing and dance
  • create a medley of holiday music that they perform at holiday events throughout the metro area
  • enjoy a master class with a local theatre professional
  • build foundational skills that will allow them to grow in their craft


For more information, contact

Congratulations to the 13 Kansas City students who were cast for the 2018 Starlight STARS of Tomorrow!
Harper Allie
Grade 7, Grain Valley North Middle School (Grain Valley SD)
Grain Valley, MO
Isabella Ayala
Grade 8, St. Agnes Catholic School
Kansas City, MO
Caylee Betts
Grade 8, Delta Woods Middle School (Blue Springs SD)
Blue Springs, MO
Erica Brown
Grade 8, Grandview Middle School (Grandview SD)
Grandview, MO
Caitlin Bunts
Grade 8, Antioch Middle School (North Kansas City SD)
Gladstone, MO
Anna Gavin
Grade 8, St. Therese School
Parkville, MO
Ally Jeffries
Grade 8, Lakeview Middle School (Park Hill SD)
Parkville, MO
Sola Owens
Grade 6, St. Peter’s School
Kansas City, MO
Davyn Owings
Grade 8, Oak Grove Middle School (Oak Grove SD)
Oak Grove, MO
Katy Sheehan
Grade 8, Lakeview Middle School (Park Hill SD)
Parkville, MO
Alejandro Sheets
Grade 6, Gateway Sixth Grade Center (North Kansas City SD)
Kansas City, MO
Jaden Terry
Grade 8, Delta Woods Middle School (Blue Springs SD)
Lee’s Summit, MO
Isabella Witthar
Grade 8, St. Therese School
Smithville, MO

Save a date or two on your calendar to watch the Starlight STARS of Tomorrow perform at 2018 holiday celebrations across the metro:

Saturday, Nov. 17 at 3:15 p.m.
Holidays Come Alive
Union Station Grand Plaza, 30 W. Pershing Road, KCMO 64108

Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2:00 p.m.
City of Shawnee’s Christkindlmarkt
Shawnee City Hall, 11110 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS 66203

Friday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m.
Santa’s Wonderland
Gillham Park, 395 Gillham Road, KCMO 64110

Saturday, Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m.
Santa’s Wonderland
Penguin Park, 4124 N.E. Vivion Road, KCMO 64119

Friday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m.
WinterFest at Worlds of Fun
Worlds of Fun, 4545 Worlds of Fun Avenue, KCMO 64161

Saturday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m.
Santa’s Wonderland
The Bay/Longview Tract, 7101 Longview Road, KCMO 64134

Sunday, Dec. 16 at 12:30 p.m.
Holiday Choirs
Crown Center Atrium, 2450 Grand Blvd., KCMO 64108

Performances confirmed as of 10/24/18.