Starlight Stars

Starlight Stars

The Starlight Stars program is structured to develop and hone the skills of high school performers.

Since 2003, this educational program has prepared company members to pursue arts careers, with alumni performing across the country and abroad. Selected students:

  • Strengthen their resumes
  • Cultivate skills
  • Network with industry professionals
  • Gain experience in a variety of performance styles
  • Are eligible to audition for Starlight productions
  • Become part of the Starlight community

The program’s activities take place throughout the summer, with additional fall and winter opportunities. This summer’s sessions will take place in-person, following COVID-19 safety guidelines. Company members receive access to master classes and industry-insider workshops. Scholarship applications available upon request.

For more information, contact education@kcstarlight.com.

The Starlight Stars program is structured to develop and hone the skills of high school performers. Since 2003, this educational program has prepared company members to pursue arts careers, with alumni performing across the country and abroad. Selected students:

• Strengthen their resumes
• Perform at Starlight and throughout Kansas City
• Cultivate skills
• Network with industry professionals
• Gain experience in a variety of performance styles
• Are eligible to audition for Starlight productions
• Become part of the Starlight community

The program’s activities take place throughout the summer, with additional fall and winter opportunities. Stars create a musical theatre medley that they perform at Starlight prior to select Broadway performances and while representing Starlight at multiple community events. Company members receive access to master classes and industry workshops. During all indoor sessions and rehearsals, students and all Starlight staff will be required to wear masks. For any outdoor sessions or performances, masking will be based on the comfort level of the student.

The Starlight Stars program is structured to develop and hone the skills of high school performers. Since 2003, this educational program has prepared company members to pursue arts careers, with alumni performing across the country and abroad. Selected students:

• Strengthen their resumes
• Perform at Starlight and throughout Kansas City
• Cultivate skills
• Network with industry professionals
• Gain experience in a variety of performance styles
• Are eligible to audition for Starlight productions
• Become part of the Starlight community

The program’s activities take place throughout the summer, with additional fall and winter opportunities. Stars create a musical theatre medley that they perform at Starlight prior to select Broadway performances and while representing Starlight at multiple community events. Company members receive access to master classes and industry workshops. During all indoor sessions and rehearsals, students and all Starlight staff will be required to wear masks. For any outdoor sessions or performances, masking will be based on the comfort level of the student.

The Starlight Stars and Starlight Stars of Tomorrow are generously supported by Jeannette and Jerome Cohen Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater KC and Howard & Rosalyn Jacobson Donor Advisory Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater KC.

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