Glorifying God through Performing Arts
Titanic, the Musical is based on the true story of the maiden voyage of the ultra-luxurious, “unsinkable” RMS Titanic. The show captures the exhilaration surrounding this technological wonder and the hopes and dreams of the many people who were on board. It is both serious and entertaining as the audience is introduced to the real-life individuals who played an integral part in the fateful journey. Their aspirations are brought to light and their character revealed as they deal with issues such as class, immigration, and mankind's vulnerability in the face of nature. With rich and stirring music, this monumental musical will make a lasting impression. Requiring a large ensemble, including females age 13 and above plus males age 12 and above, this show includes abundant feature roles for high school students.
AUDITIONS: July 31 at the Home School Building
REHEARSALS: Tuesdays at the Home School Building from September through January.
PERFORMANCES: January 2019 at Caledonia High School, 9050 Kraft Ave, Caledonia, MI 49316
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, a captivating musical rendition of a traditional French fairy-tale, is set in a small village and follows a young girl in her quest to discover a world of which she’s only read and dreamt. As the story unfolds, dreams come to life, and she is faced with the realities of choices and their consequences. The show brings enchanting characters, familiar melodies, and exciting choreography to the stage. This cast offers a variety of roles and a large chorus of males and females 13 and older, along with limited roles for males 10-12.
AUDITIONS: August 3 at W. Lansing Church of Christ
REHEARSALS: Fridays at Capitol City Baptist Church from September through April.
PERFORMANCES: April 2019 at Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 378 State St, Charlotte, MI 48813
The high-flying Peter Pan will delight the child in all of us as the boy who will never grow up swoops down over the HPA stage and brings with him grand adventures. Journey to Neverland where you’ll see suspicion and jealousy change to friendship and self-sacrifice when Peter and Wendy encounter the Indians, Lost Boys, and the dastardly Captain Hook. This high-spirited and engaging production has a variety of energetic roles for a large number of males and females ages 13 and older as well as a very limited number of roles for males ages 9-12.
AUDITIONS: August 9 at the Comstock Auditorium
REHEARSALS: Thursdays at Comstock Auditorium from September through May.
PERFORMANCES: May 2019 at Comstock Auditorium, 2107 N 26th St, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Mainstage shows are directed by Brad Garnaat and CJ Pletcher
Performed by Staff & Alumni
The Pirates of Penzance sails to the HPA stage this month and showcases a cast of HPA's Staff and Alumni from all 3 cities! With its swashbuckling escapades, this comedy by musical greats Gilbert and Sullivan has stood the test of time. Pirates is a truncheon-swinging yet tender-hearted story that will leave audiences crying with laughter as “the slave of duty” follows his heart’s deepest desire.