The Drowsy Chaperone Audition Information

Thank you for your interest in auditioning for Creative Grounds Fine Arts Academy's 2022 Community Production: The Drowsy Chaperone. Please read all of the information on this page as the audition process is significantly different from our other productions.

First, there is no item to purchase and you will not receive any emails. containing links. The links to apply will be at the bottom of this page. Please fill out The Audition Paperwork and submit your video upload no later than 11:59:59PM (Midnight) on Monday, May 2, 2022.


Unlike our other shows and programs we will be limiting the size of the production as scripted and auditioning for a spot in the show does not guarantee it.


For this show, you must be a person over the age of 16, complete the necessary paperwork, submit your audition video by the deadline, and be an active participant throughout the production. In addition, during the audition paperwork part of the process, you must agree to the CGFAA Actors Code of Conduct.


The cost of participating in this production is $150 due by June 23 2022, which can be substituted by raising $300 in sponsorship dollars.

Audition Video Submission Requirements

Please submit(via the links below) a short video and include the following:

  • Actor's name
  • Actor's age
  • Any specific role you'd like, and/or that you'd accept any role
  • A 1 minute portion of a song or monologue.

    This should show the directing team your ability to become a character, project your voice and your general speaking ability.

    Also, please note that it is generally frowned upon to pull a part from the show you're auditioning for. We want to see something that best shows your abilities as actor/actress.

  • Do you have any special talents we should know? -BRIEFLY describe these talents
  • SMILE!!

Finally what you've all been waiting for: Here is the Audition Paperwork and the Video Submission Upload.

Creative Grounds Fine Arts Academy Proudly Presents The word 'Disney' in white over the words 'High School Musical' in yellow show-light style wording with the 'jr' acronym written as a sub-scrpt. The background is red theatre curtains and logo is drawn as if the words were being lit by stage lights from the outside.

Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical comes to life on your stage in Disney’s High School Musical JR. Now updated to the convenient binder version! Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extra curricular activities. The show’s infectious, danceable songs are sure to engage performers and audiences alike.

Show Creative Team

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Creative Grounds Fine Arts Academy Proudly Presents 'The Secret Garden The Musical' mid-ground over a golden background. The sides are shrubberies growing into the foreground.

The Secret Garden is a musical based on the 1911 novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The musical's script and lyrics are by Marsha Norman, with music by Lucy Simon. It premiered on Broadway in 1991 and ran for 709 performances. The story is set in the early years of the 20th century.[n 1] Mary Lennox, a young English girl born and raised in the British Raj, is orphaned by a cholera outbreak when she is ten years old. She is sent away from India to Yorkshire, England, to live in the manor of a brooding uncle she has never met. There, her personality blossoms among the other residents of the manor and the moor as they bring new life to a long-neglected garden.

Show Creative Team

Coming Soon


High School Musical Production Schedule

  • 4/3/22by MidnightVirtual Auditions due
  • 4/5/224:30-9:30Callbacks – in person
  • 4/9/229:00-11:00Rehearsal
  • 4/12/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 4/16/229:00-11:00Rehearsal
  • 4/19/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 4/23/229:00-11:00Rehearsal
  • 4/26/22No ReherasalSecret Garden Tech Week
  • 4/29/22No RehearsalSecret Garden Tech Week
  • 4/30/22No RehearsalSecret Garden Tech Week
  • 5/3/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 5/6/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 5/7/2210:00-3:30Rehearsal
  • 5/10/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 5/13/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 5/14/2210:00-3:30Rehearsal
  • 5/17/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 5/20/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 5/21/2210:00-3:30Rehearsal
  • 5/24/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 5/27/225:30-9:30Rehearsal **Memorial Day Weekend
  • 5/28/22No Rehearsal**Memorial Day Weekend
  • 5/31/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 6/3/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 6/4/2210:00-3:30Rehearsal
  • 6/5/221:00-8:00Move-in
  • 6/6/225:30-9:30Tech Week Rehearsal
  • 6/7/225:30-9:30Tech Week Rehearsal
  • 6/8/225:30-9:30Tech Week Rehearsal
  • 6/9/225:30 call timePerformance @ 7:30
  • 6/10/225:30 call timePerformance @ 7:30
  • 6/11/2212:30 call timePerformances @ 2:30 & 7:30
  • 6/12/2212:30 call timePerformances @ 2:30 & 7:30
  • 6/12/229:00-11:00Load Out

The Secret Garden Production Schedule

  • 1/8/22by MidnightVirtual Auditions Due
  • 1/11/224:30-9:30Callbacks - in person
  • 1/14/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 1/15/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 1/21/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 1/22/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 1/28/22No RehearsalMoana Jr Tech Week
  • 1/29/22No RehearsalMoana Jr Tech Week
  • 2/4/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 2/11/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 2/12/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 2/18/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 2/19/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 2/25/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 2/26/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 3/4/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 3/5/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 3/11/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 3/12/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 3/18/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 3/19/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 3/25/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 3/26/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 4/1/22No RehearsalSpring Break
  • 4/2/22No RehearsalSpring Break
  • 4/8/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 4/9/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 4/15/22No RehearsalGood Friday
  • 4/16/221:00-4:30Rehearsal
  • 4/22/225:30-9:30Rehearsal
  • 4/23/221:00-5:00Rehearsal
  • 4/24/221:00-4:00Move-in
  • 4/24/225:00-10:00Tech Week Rehearsal
  • 4/25/225:30-10:00Tech Week Rehearsal
  • 4/26/225:30-10:00Tech Week Rehearsal
  • 4/27/225:30-10:00Tech Week Rehearsal
  • 4/28/225:30 call timePerformance @ 7:30
  • 4/29/225:30 call timePerformance @ 7:30
  • 4/30/2212:30 call timePerformances @ 2:30 & 7:30
  • 5/1/2212:30 call timePerformances @ 2:30 & 7:30
  • 5/1/229:00-11:00Load Out

CGFAA 2021 - 2022 Season

Creative Grounds Fine Arts Academy is proud to announce its 2021 - 2022 season. We will be proud to host not our usual 4, but a total of 6 productions this season to provide more opportunities on the main stage for students from ages 7 to 18 to participate in.

Back by popular demand: Season Master Schedule

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's' name in purple over 'Cinderella' in blue with a glass slipper at the end.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

A classic tale, this production will be available to students ages 12 to 18 and auditions in August 2021. Performances are planned November 11 trough 14.

Brown paper pirate map background with two young pirates on the left. One on top of the other's shoulders standing on a pirate ship. The words 'How I Became A' in normal case over the word 'Pirate' in all capital letters. The words 'younger' and 'part' on either side of an at symbol under the word 'pirate'. All the wording is left-aligned to the ship and two pirates.

How I Became A Pirate Younger @ Part

Open to our younger students age 7 to 12, this 30 minute edition of the musical will take students on a pirate adventure on the stage! Auditions due August 28th 2021 with performances planned October 28 through 31.

Blue ocean waves background with a yellow sailboat to the left of the word 'Moana' with swirls for the 'o'. The abbreviation for the word 'junior' underneath the letter 'n' in the word 'Moana'.

Disney's Moana Jr.

Open to student's age 8 to 18, this production will bring to the stage the 2016 Disney Animated Coming-of-Age Film. Auditions due October 31st 2021 with performance scheduled January 27 through 30 of 2022

A split rounded style dark golden door with a light gold frame and the words 'The Secret Garden The Musical' in a Serif font over the doors. the outer parts of the image are covered in greenery.

The Secret Garden The Musical

Open to student's age 12 to 18, this production set in the early 20th centry follows a young orphaned girl who goes to live with a relative and the residents of the manner bring a neglected garden to life. Auditions in January 2022 with performance scheduled April 28 through May 1 of 2022

Dark purple background with the word 'Aristocats' in alternating orange and red. The word 'The' is in white above the 'i' of Aristocats. the word 'kids' is in white as well and looks like it is being blow out of a red trumpet under the word 'Aristocats' on the left side is a cyan cello and on the right are orange paw prints walking down the right side of the image.

Disney's Aristocats Kids

Open to student's age 7 to 12. Everybody wants to be a cat in this stage adaptation of the 1970 Disney animated film. Auditions in February 2022 with performance scheduled the March 31 through April 2 of 2022.

The word 'Disney' in white over the words 'High School Musical' in yellow show-light style wording with the 'jr' acronym written as a sub-scrpt. The background is red theatre curtains and logo is drawn as if the words were being lit by stage lights from the outside.

Disney's High School Musical Jr.

Open to student's age 8 to 18. What can only be described as a modern-day Romeo & Juliet and a stage adaptation of the 2006 film. Auditions in April 2022 with performance scheduled June 9 through 12 of 2022