Presenting Ballet and Musical Performances You'll Love!
Performers will take their skills to the stage by performing in a full length production! Between rehearsing and preparing for the show, they will enhance their techniques in voice, dance, and acting to add to their repertoire of abilities.
Auditions on April 8th at 9am
What would you do if you had all eternity? Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get more than she could have imagined. When Winnie learns of the magic behind the Tuck’s unending youth, she must fight to protect their secret from those who would do anything for a chance at eternal life. As her adventure unfolds, Winnie faces an extraordinary choice: return to her life, or continue with the Tucks on their infinite journey.
PERFORMANCE DATES: June 30-July 2
***For this camp, initial registration payment (half tuition) will be a deposit to hold your students audition spot. We will be casting approximately 35 cast members.
If student is cast, final payment will be due on auto bill date prior to first day of camp. If a student is not cast you will be refunded your deposit.***
MEET THE DIRECTORS
Allegra is thrilled to return to Dayspring in a new role. Originally from St. Charles, MO, Allegra earned her BFA in Musical Theatre and BS in Dance from Missouri State University. Allegra has a passion for teaching Pilates, dance, and theatre, as well as performing. Previous Dayspring credits include: Into the Woods (Choreo), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Choreo, Ass. Dir.), and Suessical (Choreo, Ass. Dir.). Recent Choreographic and Directorial credits include: Sleeping Beauty (Director/Actor, Prairie Fire Children's Theatre), dance film a jaunty frolic (Dir./Choreo, Manifest International Dance Film Festival, and Big D Mobile Film Festival), Marvelous Meep Island Adventure (Dramaturg/Movement Director, Southern Maine University), bare: a pop opera (Choreographer, Missouri State University). Performance credits include The Great Gatsby (Myrtle/Dance Captain, Marshfield Community Theatre) Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Childcatcher/Junkman/ u/s Truly), and The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (Ares Camper/featured dancer) with Springfield Little Theatre, the world premiere of the opera Sweet Louisa (u/s Wife) with Ozarks Lyric Opera. Allegra is a full time Pilates instructor at the Bodysmith, and teaches dance at SLT as well as guest teaching at several other studios. She would like to thank April, and Kaetlin for their trust in this process, and Grace for being her right hand man.
Jonathan is a Southern Missouri native who now resides in Nashville, Tennessee. He received his undergraduate degree in Music Education from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri where he was named the Outstanding Graduate in Music Education. His love for music stretches into many different genres and art forms and crosses many musical & artistic borders. His musical work reaches into everything from designing for marching bands, to on-stage musical theatre directing & choreographing, as well as writing for church & professional orchestras. He has played for and musically directed more than a dozen shows including Elf Jr., Once Upon A Mattress, The Spongebob Musical, and My Fair Lady to name just a few. Jonathan maintains dozens of musical clients throughout the year as a freelance composer/arranger and founder of his educational publishing company, Jonathan Martin Music. Additionally he teaches beginning through advanced classical & contemporary voice and piano out of his home studio in Nashville, TN. May you find excellence abounding in Jonathan's work and a renewed sense of God's gift to mankind reflected through the notes and music he produces.
PETER PAN JR.
Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, the fierce Brave Girls, a band of bungling pirates and, of course, the villainous Captain Hook.
PERFORMANCE DATES: July 22-23
MEET THE DIRECTORS
Claire Baur is excited to return this summer for another Dayspring Summer Show! She was apart of Dayspring’s 2016 summer production of Peter Pan, so this show is very near to her heart. She can’t wait to tell this amazing story with this talented group of young actors!
David Gregory developed a passion for songwriting over a decade ago. This passion served as the foundation and catapult into the greater world of music. In 2018, David entered the professional world of teaching with private voice and piano lessons. In 2020, he became the official worship pastor for his home church. In 2021, he released his debut worship project titled "Jesus Is Enough".David graduated with his Bachelor's in Music from Missouri Baptist University in the spring of 2022. While at MBU, he developed a deep love for music education and now aspires to be the best educator he can be. Highlights of David's educational career include directing MBU's gospel choir with his original songs, starting a successful club for songwriters, music producers, and artists, and soloing for MBU's select choir and opera theatre. David's first love will forever be songwriting and composition, however, in close seconds are piano/keys improvisation, vocal styles, arranging, worship leading, and performance. David is grateful and excited to be a part of the DaySpring family, and he is thrilled to be making so many wonderful relationships and so much awesome music with the students and faculty of our academy.