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STEM Rocks the ‘Box 2016!

It’s time for your school to strut their stuff in STEM Rocks the ‘Box 2016!  Selected high school students will work beside professional Shadowbox Live artists to learn comedy acting, singing, dance, musical instruments, backstage, costumes, makeup, theater lighting and sound, etc. The students will then prove their knowledge in these fields by performing alongside seasoned actors, singers and musicians for a real audience in a one time only sketch comedy and rock n’ roll show called STEM Rocks the ‘Box. It’s a real life boot camp designed to give students a rare taste of the arts.

“As a former high school administrator, I have witnessed students who were transformed by their experience at Shadowbox. The self-confidence a student gains from participating in a Shadowbox program is difficult to capture in words.” Aimee Kennedy, Vice President Education, Philanthropy, and STEM Learning, Battelle

Program Date Specifics

Auditions: Auditions will be conducted on Tuesday, April 5th or Wednesday, April 6th from 3 to 6pm. TBD Students can select up to two disciplines to audition.

Practice: Practices will be held after school/evening at Shadowbox beginning on Monday, April 25th through Monday, May 2nd.   The student’s rehearsal time will vary depending on the disciplines. Typically each performance discipline will have three 30-minute sessions in addition to the weekend tech rehearsal. Behind the Scenes disciplines are relegated to the Friday April 29th-Monday May 2nd. Shadowbox Live is located at 503 S. Front Street Columbus OH 43215

School time: Monday May 2nd – Students will be required to be at Shadowbox by 8:30AM that day and remain at Shadowbox the ENTIRE time through the end of the show.

Tech/backstage will be required to attend the Friday April 29th lunchbox show (11:30a-2p) to learn about the equipment and department operations.  More specific details will follow once selected.

Application: All students must submit their online application by Wednesday, March 30th at 5pm. (Applications are not available yet)

Shadowbox Live is now finalizing all participating schools, determining the school liaisons and finalizing the presentations to the potential student participants.

We hope your school will be represented in this exciting city-wide performance opportunity! Contact Shadowbox Live’s Director of Education, Stacie Boord or at (614) 554-1534 directly for more information.

Sponsored by: AEP, Rosen Family Fund, Battelle Community Partners: PAST Foundation, Crabbe Brown James, Saul Schottenstein Foundatio-D, Comek Law


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