Showcase 2019

Showcase 2019 will be held at the beautiful historic Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix on Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30, 2019.  Showcase is designed to present a variety of group performances representing ASA’s three artistic disciplines (music, ballet, and theatre) and providing an inspiring professional experience for our students. ASA produces two different shows capturing the accomplishments the students have made through the year.

Please check this page often for Showcase updates.

Tickets for the two performances go on sale May 1, 2019, at 10 AM.

Showcase 2019 General Rehearsal Information

Arizona Opera: 1636 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Orpheum: 203 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85003

During school hours on 5/24 & 5/25, students may be transported to and from Arizona Opera. ASA will provide bus service.

The selected groups that will be picked up or dropped off at Arizona Opera are indicated on their individual schedule and available the 1st week of May.

Students must be picked up at the stated time on their schedule.

After the 15 minute grace period expires, parents will be billed the $65 late fee to cover security costs.

Thursday, May 23 (7:45-12:20pm or 3:00pm)*

All Groups are drop off and pick up at ASA unless noted
More specifics will be indicated on the student individualized schedules

5th & 6th grade Choirs
Advanced Guitar
Advanced Treble Choir
Ballet Foundations 1
Ballet Foundations 2 (5th-8th grade)
Bel Canto Choir
Chamber Orchestra
Chamber Winds
Guitar Foundations 3
Guitar Foundations 4
Intermediate Dance
Intro to Dance
Jazz Band
Musical Theatre 1
Percussion Ensemble
Piano Students (to be announced by department)
Production Crew (to be announced by department)
Symphonic Winds
Symphony Orchestra
Theatre Students (to be announced by department)

Students not in the above groups do not report to school

Music
7:45am-12:20pm
Location: ASA
*Ballet Orchestra Musicians will be bussed to AZ Opera and picked up at 3pm
– There will be a designated lunch time –

**5th & 6th Grade Pickup: 11:20 (choir only)

Tech
7:45am-12:20pm
Location: ASA

Theatre*
7:45am-12:15pm
Location: AZ Opera
*Theatre Transitions: Drop Off & Pick up – ASA

Ballet
12:30pm-3:00pm
Location: AZ Opera

Friday, May 24 (7:45am-12:20pm)

All Groups are drop off and pick up at ASA unless noted
More specifics will be indicated on the student individualized schedules

Advanced Guitar
Pre-Professional Ballet
Chamber Orchestra
Chamber Singers
Chamber Winds
Classical Corp
Concert Choir
Contemporary Corp
Mixed Ensemble Choir
Musical Theatre 2
Piano Students (to be announced by department)
Production Crew (to be announced by department)
Symphony Orchestra
Theatre Students (to be announced by department)

Students not in the above groups do not report to school

Music*
7:45am-12:20pm
Location: ASA
*Choir: Drop Off – AZ Opera
Pick Up – ASA

Tech
7:45am-12:20pm
Location: ASA

Theatre
7:45am-12:20pm
Location: ASA

Ballet
7:45am-12:20pm
Location: AZ Opera
*Selected Dancers: Drop Off – ASA
Pick Up – AZ Opera

Tuesday, May 28

More specifics will be indicated on the student individualized schedules

Selected Music
7:45am-12:20pm
Location: ASA

  • Report to 7th period class
  • Theatre students who have a music class, report to non-theatre class
  • Study hall report to 133 Main
  • Resource report to 8th period music

Students not assigned to this rehearsal day do not report to school

All Ballet
11:45am-3:00pm
Location: Orpheum

All Tech
7:30am-9:00pm
Location: Orpheum
Specific student times will be assigned by Ms. Rex

All Theatre 
3:45pm-7:00pm
Location: Orpheum

Wednesday, May 29

More specifics will be indicated on the student individualized schedules
Location: Orpheum

*Note: students will arrive at their earliest call time and leave at their latest release time

Rehearsal Call Times
7:30am:
Crew, Ballet, Music Theatre
8:30am: Chamber Orchestra & Winds, Chamber Singers, Transition 1
9:30am: 5th & 6th Choir, Bel Canto, Advanced Treble Choir
10:15am: Guitar, Brass Band
12:15pm: Transition 2 & 3, Percussion Ens, Symphony Orch, Jazz Orchestra
1:00pm: Doctors & Lawyers, Chamber Winds, Symphonic Winds

Release Times
9:30am: Music Theatre
10:30am: Ballet, Chamber Orchestra & Winds, Transition 1
11:30am: Bel Canto, Advanced Treble Choir
11:45am: 5th & 6th Choir, Chamber Singers
2:15pm: Transition 2 & 3, Percussion Ens, Symphony Orch, Jazz Orchestra
3:00pm: Doctors & Lawyers, Chamber Winds, Symphonic Winds

(There will be a faculty supervised lunch for anyone in Luminescence, Malaguena, Doctors, Undertow at the Orpheum)

Evening Performance Call Times

5:30pm: Crew, All Theatre, Ballet, Pre-Show Lobby Performers
6:00pm: Ballet Orchestra, Guitar, Percussion, Brass
6:45pm: Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Band,  Band

Thursday, May 30

More specifics will be indicated on the student individualized schedules
Location: Orpheum

*Note: students will arrive at their earliest call time and leave at their latest release time

Rehearsal Call Times
7:30am:
Crew, Ballet, Music Theatre
8:30am: Band, Brass Band, And Tomorrow and Tomorrow
10:00am: Chamber Orch, Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Mixed Ensemble, Transition 1
12:30pm: Guitar, Piano
1:00pm: Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Winds

Release Times
9:45am:
Music Theatre
10:30am: Band, And Tomorrow and Tomorrow
11:30am: Brass Band, Transition 1
12:00pm: Ballet, Concert Choir, Mixed Ensemble
2:30pm: Guitar, Piano, Chamber Singers
3:00pm: Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Winds

(There will be a faculty supervised lunch for anyone in Folguedo, Soul Bossa Nova, and Supermaximum at the Orpheum)

Evening Performance Call Times

5:30pm: Crew, All Theatre, Ballet, Pre-Show Lobby Performers
6:00pm: Band, Chamber Orchestra
6:45pm: All Choir, Guitar, Symphony Orchestra

Some students may be participating in arts classes this year that do not perform in Showcase. To help families with their May schedules, we are providing a list of the groups performing at this time. Students that are not participating in Showcase 2019 will be excused from school starting May 23, 2019.

More information about the rehearsal schedule and purchasing tickets to the performance will be available soon. Please feel free to communicate with your student’s arts teacher about any questions or concerns. Students will receive individual student schedules the week of May 1, 2019. Please ask your student for this document.

Tickets for the two performances go on sale May 1, 2019 at 10 AM.

Performance Location

Orpheum Theatre
203 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85003
7:00 PM Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30

Lists are in alphabetical order

Wednesday  – May 29, 2019

5th & 6thgrade Choirs
Advanced Guitar
Advanced Treble Choir
Ballet Foundations 1
Ballet Foundations 2 (5th-8thgrade)
Bel Canto Choir
Chamber Orchestra
Chamber Winds
Guitar Foundations 3
Guitar Foundations 4
Intermediate Dance
Intro to Dance
Jazz Band
Musical Theatre 1
Percussion Ensemble
Piano Students (to be announced by department)
Production Crew (to be announced by department)
Symphonic Winds
Symphony Orchestra
Theatre Students (to be announced by department)

Thursday – May 30, 2019

Advanced Guitar
Pre-Professional Ballet
Chamber Orchestra
Chamber Singers
Chamber Winds
Classical Corp
Concert Choir
Contemporary Corp
Mixed Ensemble Choir
Musical Theatre 2
Piano Students (to be announced by department)
Production Crew (to be announced by department)
Symphony Orchestra
Theatre Students (to be announced by department)