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Valley Student Theatre is proud to announce that The Spongebob Musical is our 2023 Summer Production. The Spongebob musical is based on the animated series by Stephen Hillenburd and feature a book by Kyle Jarrow with original song by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareiles, Jonathan Coulton, Alexander Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, the Flaming Lips, Lady A, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend and songs by David Bowie. The stakes have never been higher in Bikini Bottom. SpongeBob and the residents of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Just when all hope seems lost, the most unexpected hero rises up! The power of optimism really can save the world!


Spongebob vocal auditions will be on April 7th from 6:00-8:00PM and April 8th from 3:00-5:00PM. Please sing 30 seconds acapella (or with an mp3 from your cell phone) of a song in the style of Spongebob the Musical. If you are going for a particular character, you may sing that character’s song.


There is an optional dance call on April 8th from 2:00-3:00, anyone who wants to be considered for a lead or featured dancer MUST attend the dance call. Please wear comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear.

Click here to sign up for a 10 minute audition spot.


Auditions will be held at East Granby Farms, 79 N. Main St, East Granby, CT. We will be holding callbacks by email invitation only on Friday, April 14th. Not everyone cast will be invited to callbacks.


Participants must be ages  8 - 18 and in 2nd -12th grade (MUST turn 8 years old on or before the first day of camp.The cost of the program is $500 per student. There is an additional refundable $50 deposit to be returned at the end of the program following parental volunteer time.We are offering sibling discounts of $50 per sibling (the first child pays $500, all siblings would be $450) We rely on parent volunteers to keep our tuition so low. There will be many available opportunities to volunteer, which will be presented on an online sign up at the read through. Opportunities vary in length from 1-4 hours depending and will include options such as backstage help during tech week and performances, make up assistance, fundraising, concessions, etc. $250 will be due upon being cast in the show (within 48 hours) and the balance will be due at the read through. 


Spongebob rehearsals will be at East Granby High School during the month of July. Rehearsals are Monday through Thursday from 8:30 to 2:30. The entire cast is called to these rehearsals. Rehearsal dates are July 5th-7th. 10th-13th, 17th-20th. There will be a handful of choreography rehearsals at night in June, dates to be determined, not everyone will be called to these rehearsals. 


Our tech week will be July 24th-26th from 4:00-9:00, there will be NO conflicts allowed during this time. The Spongebob Musical show dates are July 27, 28, 29 at 7:00 and 29 at 2:00.There is mandatory cast strike/ cast party on July 30th from 12:00 to 4:00.

If you have any other questions, please email us at

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