Cast Member Contributions
The fee to participate in SAF is $575 ($525 for West Hartford residents).
This amount includes:
Any participant who can commit to WHSAF by Wednesday, April 15th, and submits a $200 deposit will receive a $100 discount off of registration.
Rehearsals will begin for the full company on Monday, June 22nd. Certain cast members may be called for rehearsal the week before.
Rehearsals run M-F, 6-10pm until we open. Some weekend rehearsals will also be required.
Payment Schedule & Deadlines
A registration fee of $200 is due at the first rehearsal.
A second payment of the balance is due on Monday, July 13th.
Cast members can fundraise by seeking program sponsorships to offset this second payment.
Students looking for a more in-depth educational experience can apply for internship positions on our team. Requirements are as follows:
Who is eligible to audition?
All performers in the Greater Hartford area, entering grade 9 through age 25, are eligible to audition.
What do I prepare?
Please see our Auditions page.
How much does it cost to audition?
There is no fee to audition, so go ahead and sign up!
I am going on vacation for a couple of days during the rehearsal schedule. Should I even bother to audition?
Yes. As part of the audition process you will be asked to fill out and submit a conflict calendar. The creative team will be able to make an informed decision on your casting based on your conflicts.
I'd like to be in the orchestra. How do I audition?
If you are interested in auditioning for our orchestra, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: There is no fee to participate in orchestra. Orchestra members can choose to purchase a show t-shirt, DVD, etc and can attend the cast party for additional fees.
I am more interested in the technical aspects of the show – building sets, painting, costumes, etc. Who should I contact?
You can email your questions to the SAF team, including Artistic Director Sara Avery and Festival Managers Tyler Lauretti and Mary Joerg, at email@example.com.
Note: There is a $50 fee to participate in crew, which covers a show tshirt, cast party, and registration.