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studio2stage - The Irish Music and Dance Experience is an educational program for Irish dancers and musicians to learn about and experience whats involved in becoming professional stage performers. Located in Kean University in New Jersey, the program commences in July each year and runs for ten days. At studio2stage you will experience all that's involved in preparing for and staging a music and dance show. No other program out there provides it's participants the opportunity to perform live in a fully costumed show production with a live audience. We bring together musicians, singers and Irish dancers and turn their dreams of becoming stage performers into reality! studio2stage is the original show experience program, the company was established in 2012 and has promoted many, many Irish dancers and musicians into the professional spotlight. It gives you invaluable experience necessary to help you in your future performing career and is the only opportunity worldwide for performers to experience what working in a touring production offers. studio2stage includes two fully live and fully costumed performances and you could be on stage as part of the elite cast performing to the public.

New Season Dates: July 24th 2021 to August 1st 2021 at Kean University, New Jersey, USA

The program runs for 10 days ending with two fully costumed show performances on Sunday 1st August. Auditions are open from October and are processed online through your website login. We have no set closing date for the auditions however places typically fill up quickly, if you wish to become a cast member and experience what it's like to be a professional performer on stage, we would recommend you complete your audition as soon as possible.

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For Dancers: All Irish dancers can apply via an online audition process to become a studio2stage performer along with our team of professional dance choreographers to develop their show dance and performance skills and have first hand experience of what it's really like to be a professional dancer on tour!.

Note for CLRG dancers and teachers: As agreed with An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha; studio2stage is a stage show production company and dancers taking part are NOT associated.

Note for An Chomhdháil dancers and teachers: studio2stage is a stage show production company and dancers taking part are NOT affected by the Workshop Penalties Policy.

Staff at studio2stage : All staff at studio2stage are vetted and approved to work with children and young adults. The entire production undergoes a thorough inspection by the New Jersey Health Department annually. Group leaders & chaperones will be on duty on campus 24/7 during studio2stage

For Musicians: All musicians can apply via an audition to join the band. studio2stage are privileged to have three amazing musical directors who are from the FeisApp, Mr Anthony Davis, Mr Liam O'Sullivan (aka Anton&Sully) and Mr Sean O'Brien. They will audition musicians to become an integral part of the studio2stage band and will tutor those selected musicians in the full show score.