• ALUMNI
  • PARENTS
  • LOCAL COMMUNITY
  • STUDENTS
  • FACULTY & STAFF
  • A-Z INDEX
  • |
Caption Arrow

Next Stage: A College-Level Music Theatre Experience for High School Students

Show

The SpongeBob Musical
Aug. 12-15, 2021

Use code MUSIC5 when purchasing tickets to get $5 off per ticket!

The SpongeBob Musical is the musical adaptation of Nickelodeon’s long-running animated children’s sitcom of the same name. The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world!

Based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg

Book by Kyle Jarrow

Original Songs by
Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I.

And Songs by
David Bowie, Tom Kenny & Andy Paley

Additional Lyrics by
Jonathan Coulton

Additional Music by
Tom Kitt

Musical Production Conceived by Tina Landau

Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants, and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals. www.concordtheatricals.com

Roles

Jazmyn Abbott, West De Pere High School, is on costume crew.

Aydin Abts, graduate of Brillion High School, plays trombone.

Aidan Averbeck, Ashwaubenon High School, plays SpongeBob SquarePants.

Madalyn Baeten, graduate of Ashwaubenon High School, is a spotlight operator.

Will Bakken, Little Chute High School, plays tenor sax.

Jake Barbeau, De Pere High School, plays Patrick Star.

Amanda Barnes, graduate of Wrightstown High School, plays flute.

Ione Berken, Green Bay East High School, plays a sardine, a pirate, a cowboy fish, a sardine devotee and is in the ensemble.

Mitchell Blohm, West De Pere High School, is a spotlight operator.

Ryan Bouchard, Pulaski High School, plays Squidward Q. Tentacles.

Isaac Bowman, Green Bay East High School, plays Eugene H. Krabs.

Elizabeth Cantwell, graduate of Green Bay Southwest High School, plays Karen the Computer, a sardine, a sea anemone and a pirate.

Aren Damayo, Ashwaubenon High School, plays Old Man Jenkins, a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a sardine devotee, a teen fan and is in the ensemble.

Maveren Demerath-Clark, Kimberly High School, is on build crew.

Tryana Dokolas, Daskool Academy, plays a sardine, a pirate, a girl fish, a sardine devotee, a teen fan and is in the ensemble.

Emma Doran, graduate of Ashwaubenon High School, plays Mrs. Puff, a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a girl fish, a sardine devotee and is in the ensemble.

Trevor Dunning, Bay Port High School, is on costume crew.

Madeline Eckberg, Green Bay East High School, is light board operator.

Alex Fisher, Little Chute High School, is on audio crew.

Amelia Gibbons, West De Pere High School, plays Pearl Krabs, a sardine, a sea anemone, a sardine devotee and a security guard.

Claire Hendee, Appleton Xavier High School, plays trumpet.

Grace Hess, Ashwaubenon High School, is on props crew.

Emily Hoeppner, Notre Dame Academy, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a BFF dancer, a cowboy fish, a sardine devotee, a member of Electric Skates and is in the ensemble.

Zachary Holder, Green Bay East High School, plays piano.

Valerie Jeanquart, Luxemburg-Casco High School, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a BFF dancer, a sardine devotee and is in the ensemble.

Alina Kiedinger, graduate of De Pere High School, plays Sandy Cheeks.

Aria Kiedinger, De Pere High School, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a girl fish, a member of Electric Skates and is in the ensemble.

Nick Kramer, graduate of Denmark High School, plays Sheldon Plankton, a sardine, a sea anemone and a pirate.

Clarissa LaPlante, De Pere High School, is on props crew.

Jacob Massart, Notre Dame Academy, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a sardine devotee, a member of Electric Skates, a security guard and is in the ensemble.

Maliq Mendez-McGillivray, graduate of Green Bay East High School, plays guitar.

Maria Miller, graduate of West De Pere High School, is assistant stage manager.

Luke Mobley, graduate of Wrightstown High School, plays drumkit.

Elijah Nash, graduate of Appleton East High School, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, and is in the ensemble.

Henry Pahlow, Denmark High School, plays Perch Perkins and a sardine.

Bella Peters, West De Pere High School, is on costume crew.

Charlie Rickards, Notre Dame Academy, plays Patchy the Pirate, a sardine, a sea anemone and is in the ensemble.

Evelyn Rickards, Notre Dame Academy, is on costume crew.

Kristen Roggenbauer, Brillion High School, plays Mayor of Bikini Bottom, a sardine, a pirate, a teen fan and is in the ensemble.

Megan Schauer, graduate of West De Pere High School, is the props head.

Audrey Schaumberg, Wrightstown High School, is on props crew.

Drew Skaletski, Wrightstown High School, plays Larry the Lobster, a sardine, a pirate and is in the ensemble.

Joseph Stumpf, Notre Dame Academy, is a spotlight operator.

Nick Tamayo, graduate of Neenah High School, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a BFF dancer, a sardine devotee and is in the ensemble.

Maisie Teska, graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic High School, plays clarinet and alto sax.

Truman Thor, Ashwaubenon High School, is on fly rail crew.

Madeline Tricarico, Notre Dame Academy, plays electric bass.

Sophie Utrie, Denmark High School, plays a sardine, a pirate, a cowboy fish, a sardine devotee and is in the ensemble.

Kaden Van Price, West De Pere High School, plays guitar.

Isa Wagner, Denmark High School, is on build crew.

Audition



Audition Information for Cast and Crew
Next Stage is open to all high school students who are currently in their freshman year through and including seniors who graduate in spring 2021.

If auditioning for the cast, please prepare a musical theatre song, about 32 measures long, preferably memorized. We will provide an accompanist. Bring music for the accompanist to use. Following the vocal auditions, all students will participate in a dance audition. Please wear clothes you can move in and jazz shoes or sneakers with smooth soles. You will learn a short dance combination and perform it in small groups. Check in when you arrive in the Walter lobby, located in the Hall of Fine Arts. Arrive early to have photos taken and to get your audition number. Everyone must sing! We will warm up vocally together as a group.

If signing up to become part of the crew, we would love a chance to meet you and discuss your interest in technical theatre. You will not need to stay for the entire audition process.

We encourage all ethnicities, gender identities and persons with disabilities to audition.

Performer & Crew Audition - Group 1:
Monday, May 24 @ 6:30 PM
Location: Hall of Fine Arts - Walter Theatre

Performer & Crew Audition - Group 2:
Tuesday, May 25 @ 6:30 PM
Location: Hall of Fine Arts - Walter Theatre

Performer Call Backs:
Thursday, May 27 @ 6:30 PM
Location: Hall of Fine Arts - Walter Theatre

Audition Information for Pit Orchestra
Auditions are one-on-one with the Pit Orchestra Director, Dr. Rosewall. Auditions take place on Saturday, May 22, and Sunday, May 23, in the Walter Theatre from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please sign up for one 15 minute audition time slot.

Pit Orchestra Audition - Group 1:
Saturday, May 22 @ 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Hall of Fine Arts - Webb Theatre

Pit Orchestra Audition - Group 2:
Sunday, May 23 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Hall of Fine Arts - Webb Theatre

On the day of your audition, please plan to arrive at the Hall of Fine Arts early. If you forget the audition time slot you sign up for, please email tickets@snc.edu.

Prepare the appropriate musical excerpt(s) from the list below. At the audition, you will be asked to play the except and to sight-read some music. (once the audition materials are available, they will link to the appropriate instrument listed below.)




Tech

Technical Crew Positions Breakdown

Please note that these are examples of some positions and crews that students can participate in.

  • Assistant Stage Manager(s)
  • Scene Shift Crew
  • Fly Rail Operator(s)
  • Scenic Build Crew
  • Props Run Crew
  • Light Board Operator
  • Light Hang & Focus Crew
  • Spot Light Operators
  • Assitant Audio Tecnicians
  • Costume Run Crew
  • Make Up Run Crew
  • Video Operations Crew

Show

The SpongeBob Musical
Aug. 12-15, 2021

Use code MUSIC5 when purchasing tickets to get $5 off per ticket!

The SpongeBob Musical is the musical adaptation of Nickelodeon’s long-running animated children’s sitcom of the same name. The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world!

Based on the series by Stephen Hillenburg

Book by Kyle Jarrow

Original Songs by
Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I.

And Songs by
David Bowie, Tom Kenny & Andy Paley

Additional Lyrics by
Jonathan Coulton

Additional Music by
Tom Kitt

Musical Production Conceived by Tina Landau

Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants, and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals. www.concordtheatricals.com

Roles

Jazmyn Abbott, West De Pere High School, is on costume crew.

Aydin Abts, graduate of Brillion High School, plays trombone.

Aidan Averbeck, Ashwaubenon High School, plays SpongeBob SquarePants.

Madalyn Baeten, graduate of Ashwaubenon High School, is a spotlight operator.

Will Bakken, Little Chute High School, plays tenor sax.

Jake Barbeau, De Pere High School, plays Patrick Star.

Amanda Barnes, graduate of Wrightstown High School, plays flute.

Ione Berken, Green Bay East High School, plays a sardine, a pirate, a cowboy fish, a sardine devotee and is in the ensemble.

Mitchell Blohm, West De Pere High School, is a spotlight operator.

Ryan Bouchard, Pulaski High School, plays Squidward Q. Tentacles.

Isaac Bowman, Green Bay East High School, plays Eugene H. Krabs.

Elizabeth Cantwell, graduate of Green Bay Southwest High School, plays Karen the Computer, a sardine, a sea anemone and a pirate.

Aren Damayo, Ashwaubenon High School, plays Old Man Jenkins, a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a sardine devotee, a teen fan and is in the ensemble.

Maveren Demerath-Clark, Kimberly High School, is on build crew.

Tryana Dokolas, Daskool Academy, plays a sardine, a pirate, a girl fish, a sardine devotee, a teen fan and is in the ensemble.

Emma Doran, graduate of Ashwaubenon High School, plays Mrs. Puff, a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a girl fish, a sardine devotee and is in the ensemble.

Trevor Dunning, Bay Port High School, is on costume crew.

Madeline Eckberg, Green Bay East High School, is light board operator.

Alex Fisher, Little Chute High School, is on audio crew.

Amelia Gibbons, West De Pere High School, plays Pearl Krabs, a sardine, a sea anemone, a sardine devotee and a security guard.

Claire Hendee, Appleton Xavier High School, plays trumpet.

Grace Hess, Ashwaubenon High School, is on props crew.

Emily Hoeppner, Notre Dame Academy, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a BFF dancer, a cowboy fish, a sardine devotee, a member of Electric Skates and is in the ensemble.

Zachary Holder, Green Bay East High School, plays piano.

Valerie Jeanquart, Luxemburg-Casco High School, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a BFF dancer, a sardine devotee and is in the ensemble.

Alina Kiedinger, graduate of De Pere High School, plays Sandy Cheeks.

Aria Kiedinger, De Pere High School, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a girl fish, a member of Electric Skates and is in the ensemble.

Nick Kramer, graduate of Denmark High School, plays Sheldon Plankton, a sardine, a sea anemone and a pirate.

Clarissa LaPlante, De Pere High School, is on props crew.

Jacob Massart, Notre Dame Academy, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a sardine devotee, a member of Electric Skates, a security guard and is in the ensemble.

Maliq Mendez-McGillivray, graduate of Green Bay East High School, plays guitar.

Maria Miller, graduate of West De Pere High School, is assistant stage manager.

Luke Mobley, graduate of Wrightstown High School, plays drumkit.

Elijah Nash, graduate of Appleton East High School, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, and is in the ensemble.

Henry Pahlow, Denmark High School, plays Perch Perkins and a sardine.

Bella Peters, West De Pere High School, is on costume crew.

Charlie Rickards, Notre Dame Academy, plays Patchy the Pirate, a sardine, a sea anemone and is in the ensemble.

Evelyn Rickards, Notre Dame Academy, is on costume crew.

Kristen Roggenbauer, Brillion High School, plays Mayor of Bikini Bottom, a sardine, a pirate, a teen fan and is in the ensemble.

Megan Schauer, graduate of West De Pere High School, is the props head.

Audrey Schaumberg, Wrightstown High School, is on props crew.

Drew Skaletski, Wrightstown High School, plays Larry the Lobster, a sardine, a pirate and is in the ensemble.

Joseph Stumpf, Notre Dame Academy, is a spotlight operator.

Nick Tamayo, graduate of Neenah High School, plays a sardine, a sea anemone, a pirate, a BFF dancer, a sardine devotee and is in the ensemble.

Maisie Teska, graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic High School, plays clarinet and alto sax.

Truman Thor, Ashwaubenon High School, is on fly rail crew.

Madeline Tricarico, Notre Dame Academy, plays electric bass.

Sophie Utrie, Denmark High School, plays a sardine, a pirate, a cowboy fish, a sardine devotee and is in the ensemble.

Kaden Van Price, West De Pere High School, plays guitar.

Isa Wagner, Denmark High School, is on build crew.

Audition



Audition Information for Cast and Crew
Next Stage is open to all high school students who are currently in their freshman year through and including seniors who graduate in spring 2021.

If auditioning for the cast, please prepare a musical theatre song, about 32 measures long, preferably memorized. We will provide an accompanist. Bring music for the accompanist to use. Following the vocal auditions, all students will participate in a dance audition. Please wear clothes you can move in and jazz shoes or sneakers with smooth soles. You will learn a short dance combination and perform it in small groups. Check in when you arrive in the Walter lobby, located in the Hall of Fine Arts. Arrive early to have photos taken and to get your audition number. Everyone must sing! We will warm up vocally together as a group.

If signing up to become part of the crew, we would love a chance to meet you and discuss your interest in technical theatre. You will not need to stay for the entire audition process.

We encourage all ethnicities, gender identities and persons with disabilities to audition.

Performer & Crew Audition - Group 1:
Monday, May 24 @ 6:30 PM
Location: Hall of Fine Arts - Walter Theatre

Performer & Crew Audition - Group 2:
Tuesday, May 25 @ 6:30 PM
Location: Hall of Fine Arts - Walter Theatre

Performer Call Backs:
Thursday, May 27 @ 6:30 PM
Location: Hall of Fine Arts - Walter Theatre

Audition Information for Pit Orchestra
Auditions are one-on-one with the Pit Orchestra Director, Dr. Rosewall. Auditions take place on Saturday, May 22, and Sunday, May 23, in the Walter Theatre from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please sign up for one 15 minute audition time slot.

Pit Orchestra Audition - Group 1:
Saturday, May 22 @ 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Hall of Fine Arts - Webb Theatre

Pit Orchestra Audition - Group 2:
Sunday, May 23 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Hall of Fine Arts - Webb Theatre

On the day of your audition, please plan to arrive at the Hall of Fine Arts early. If you forget the audition time slot you sign up for, please email tickets@snc.edu.

Prepare the appropriate musical excerpt(s) from the list below. At the audition, you will be asked to play the except and to sight-read some music. (once the audition materials are available, they will link to the appropriate instrument listed below.)




Tech

Technical Crew Positions Breakdown

Please note that these are examples of some positions and crews that students can participate in.

  • Assistant Stage Manager(s)
  • Scene Shift Crew
  • Fly Rail Operator(s)
  • Scenic Build Crew
  • Props Run Crew
  • Light Board Operator
  • Light Hang & Focus Crew
  • Spot Light Operators
  • Assitant Audio Tecnicians
  • Costume Run Crew
  • Make Up Run Crew
  • Video Operations Crew
Back to top arrow