So You Wanna Be A Broadway Star?©

October 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A Mentoring and audition event Saturday, October from 7th 12-4pm in The Pequot Library’s Concert Hall

New Paradigm Theatre’s Signature Event: 


Southport, CT (October 7, 2017

Singers from age 8 through adult will audition and receive professional feedback from Broadway and film casting directors, agents and producers in New Paradigm Theatre’s (NPT) signature event: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR? Pre-registration is required.  

Previous winner Cidalia Alves was featured in TV appearances following the competition. From her experience she said, “The chance to sing in front of Broadway decision makers and to network with them was invaluable.”

Contestants, please complete Step 1 and 2 to participate!

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Once confirmed as accepted, please pay our registration fee here.

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Early bird registrants will receive a discounted application fee of $45. The deadline for early bird registrations is September 23, 2017. Registrations received after the early bird registration date will be entered as a standard application for the event of $50. 

Kristin Huffman, Producing Artistic Director NPT, Broadway Performer and professor at University of Hartford will also lead a panel discussion and the audience may ask insider questions about the industry. “Mentoring is a large component of NPT’s mission statement. We often feature the stand-out performers we meet at this event in our shows. More importantly, our Youth Board of directors is also very involved in learning leadership through the arts; and is comprised of teens from Milford to Greenwich who help with this event. They also help in fundraising and performing for other nonprofits, NPT MainStage shows, soup kitchens, and senior homes.” 


The Panel:

Paul Bogaev (Music Movie Producer: Dreamgirls, Chicago, Across the Universe)

Scott Bryce (Actor and Director known for As the World Turns)

Jeremy Sickles (Talent agent from Daniel Hoff Agency)

Tracey Moore (Musical and Theatre performer, Professor of Theatre at Hartford University)

Gwendolyn Jones (Performer: Radio City Music Hall’s Mrs. Claus, Nunsense, Hair)


Networking is crucial in the Entertainment industry and the singers who have competed meet and receive feedback from such professionals as : Jamibeth Marolis (NY Casting Dir: Les Miz, Phantom, Cats), Paul Bogaev  (Music Producer Movies- Dreamgirls, Chicago and Across the Universe), Gwendolyn Jones (Broadway and National tours), Ralph Perkins (Choreographer and Director in US and head of Dance Department at University of Hartford), Scott Bryce (Emmy nominee, film and TV performer and director), and Jeremy Sickels (NY talent agent with Daniel Hoff agency and many other working professionals).  

New Paradigm Theatre Company is a professional theatre fostering creative problem solvers, leaders, and global citizens through theatre arts education and productions.