TYA is Drama Learning Center’s Teen
Professional Company. Available by audition only, the TYA class
allows students to work in a professional theatre environment as
they learn about all aspects of theatrical work. Junior Company
is an opportunity for upper-level students with TYA aspirations
to further develop skills in audition preparation, harmony singing,
character development, and more. Junior Company class will culminate
with showcase performances.
Auditions: February 18-27
Callbacks: March 1, 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Class Dates: Mar 22 - Jun 7 (no class Apr 12, 19, May 17) Additional
weekdays for individual and group work will be determined based
on cast availability. Please submit a complete list of conflicts
Week: Jun 9-13, 5:00 - 10:00 pm Performances: Jun 13-22, 2014
Tuition Option 1: $565 payment-in-full by Mar 1
Tuition Option 2: $300 due by Mar 1 and $285 by May 1 (Scholarship/financial
T.Y.A. Junior Company "Song & Scene Showcase"
Eligible Grades: 6-12
Class Times: Sundays, 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Class Dates: Mar 2 - Apr 27 (no class Mar 16, Apr 20) Additional
class Monday Apr 7 & 21, 6:00 - 8:30 pm Additional weekdays
for individual work may be added. Please submit a complete list
of conflicts at auditions.
Prepare a song of your choice (sheet music required) and a 1-2
Fill out TYA Audition Form (below), list all conflicts for the
rehearsal period—include weekday conflicts, read and sign
the TYA Expectations Form (below). You will not be able to audition
without completed paperwork.
Bring the forms to your audition along with a recent picture.
Break a leg!
Students who are age eligible for both companies will be considered
for both and placed accordingly at the discretion of the directors.
Click below for
more information andaudition requirements.
The TYA Scholars Program
is a college preparatory program for students interested in pursuing
a collegiate and professional career in theatre. TYA directors will
offer up to two students per grade level the opportunity to participate
in the TYA Scholars Program, which will be a full school year commitment
to both TYA shows and have the following additional objectives per
Continue repertoire development. Sophomore Year
Hone audition technique. Junior Year Establish target
colleges and audition material, produce a DVD reel of audition material,
and apply to Musical Theatre Summer Intensives. Senior Year
Finalize applications and auditions, make final decision, and establish
an action plan.
Tuition is $450 per
season and includes tuition to both TYA sessions and select private
coaching with TYA directors. Interested candidates should email
a letter of interest to
TYA Alums have studied,
or are currently studying, at such prestigious programs as: NYU
Tisch, Marymount Manhattan, University of Maryland, Elon, James
Madison University, Indiana University, Wagner College and others.
Please read our
Policies prior to enrollment. Schedules subject to change
due to the nature of theatrical bookings.
TYA Class of 2013 members reflect on their time in the teen professional
company. Congratulations to all–we are so proud of you!