Youth Company ~ ages 11 - 18 ONCE ON THIS ISLAND


Spotlight Youth Theatre Company ~ ages 11 - 18 

Performances: February 15 & 16, 2019 at The Music Hall at Snug Harbor

Once on This Island a highly original theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid, written by the Tony-winning Broadway musical writing team, Ahrens and Flaherty.

Through almost non-stop song and dance, this full-hearted musical tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island guide Ti Moune on a quest that will test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and even death.

First Rehearsal & Auditions: Saturday, November 17   3:00-6:00pm

Fee: $575.  Sibling Fee: $475

No Rehearsal: Saturday, December 29, 2018 or Saturday, January 26, 2019

Additional Rehearsals: Sunday, February 10 - Thursday, February 14, 2019

Rehearsals are held at at Spotlight Studios, 358 Forest Avenue Staten Island, NY 10301

*Actors in their junior or senior year of high school are encouraged to audition for the Spotlight Internship Program (SIP)  (see separate page for more information) Please note:  No tuition is required for SIP participants