MEDIA ADVISORY Sneak Preview: AISD Summer Musical Rehearsals Underway

Student actors and orchestra members practice for the upcoming show


This week, students from 20 AISD schools are rehearsing for the upcoming districtwide Summer Theatre Series: Disney's “Newsies” and “Shakespeare in Love.”

What: Cast and crew of the 2018 summer musical and black box productions will rehearse with full orchestra and costumes.

When: 9 a.m.–noon Wednesday, July 11, and Thursday, July 12

Where: Austin ISD Performing Arts Center, 1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd.

Background: This is the third annual districtwide summer musical to be held at the AISD Performing Arts Center. This summer program allows AISD students a chance to collaborate, create and excel onstage and behind the scenes. The musical features students from throughout the district as actors, dancers and tech crew, and is directed by a team of AISD teachers. The experience gives students a hands-on theatre experience from script to stage.

For more information, please contact Kelly Keys at 512-414-0054.