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Auditions for Spotlight Performing Arts Spring Musical Rescheduled

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy will hold two more auditions this week for its spring musical – Bye, Bye Birdie.  The original try out dates were impacted by the three day snow storm back in February, so the school wants to provide interested actors in grades six through twelve another chance to land a spot in this classic musical.

Bye, Bye Birdie Auditions at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy:

  • Tuesday, March 11 at 6pm
  • Thursday, March 13 at 6 pm

The auditions are first come, first serve so show up early or call 704-545-7373 to reserve a spot.  For more information, visit

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is located in downtown Mint Hill in The Lofts at 7714 (7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road).


Spring Theatre Class in Mint Hill – Auditions Feb 11th and 13th

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy, Mint Hill’s premier performing arts school, will host auditions next week for its Spring Production Class, which will present the musical “Bye Bye Birdie.”

Spotlight’s production classes are theatre-based classes that offer students the opportunity to participate in a musical or play.  Students interested in performing an on-stage role must audition.  The auditions for “Bye Bye Birdie” are open to students in grades 6 through 12 and will be held on Tuesday, February 11th and again on Thursday, February 13th at 6 pm.

At the auditions, students will be expected to:

  • Perform acapella 16 bars of a song they have prepared
  • Read from a side provided by Spotlight or one memorized and prepared by the student (no longer than 1 minute)

Rehearsal/class times for “Bye Bye Birdie” will take place on Thursdays from 5 to 7 pm, Saturdays from 10 am to 12 pm, and possibly on some Tuesdays as the show times near.

There are also non-stage roles available for those interested in learning and participating in the stage crew work for this production.  For more information about Spotlight Performing Arts’ Production Classes, visit

Show times of “Bye Bye Birdie” are scheduled for Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th at 7 pm.

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is located within The Lofts at 7714, a retrofitted mill  building in downtown Mint Hill.

Local High School Playwright Debuts at Spotlight Performing Arts

This Saturday evening, join Spotlight Performing Arts Academy for a one-of-a-kind show, a play 100% written, produced and performed by local high school and college students.

“A high school party turns deadly when the ‘rich girl’ wants to get her way.  Will Leila Hill do anything to date the high school quarterback?  Come find out!”

Tickets are now on sale for A Murder at the Hills, a play written by Lauren Kelly, a senior at Independence High School, and directed by Jess Lynn Strzepek.

Show time:  Saturday, October 19th at 7 pm

Show place:  Spotlight Performing Arts Academy, 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC

At only $5 per ticket, this is a can’t miss entertainment opportunity for your weekend.  Seating is limited so advance tickets are recommended.  Call Spotlight Performing Arts Academy at 704-545-7373 to reserve your tickets today.

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is located in the anchor space of The Lofts at 7714, a retrofitted mill property in downtown Mint Hill.  Spotlight offers private and group classes in voice, musical instrument and theatre.