Advanced Find Your Light (Audition Only)

Advanced Find Your Light (Audition Only)


Advanced Find Your Light


The Advanced FYL program is dedicated to those already training in higher education and beginning to work outside of the institutional level. Exceptional sight singing, aural, memorization, and dance skills are recommended. Recommended age 16+

Find Your Light Advanced:

July 8th - July 27th

9:30am - 4:30pm

Intermediate Final Performance
Date: June 29th
Time: 2pm
Location: Mitby Theatre at Madison College

Tuition: $1100

Class size: 14 max

Classes at Madison Ballet Studio

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About Your Guest Instructor

Michael Cassara, CSA

Michael Cassara

Michael Cassara

Capital City Theatre is THRILLED to have New York Casting Director (and friend) Michael Cassara as our special guest clinician for Find Your Light Advanced!

Michael Cassara, CSA is a Casting Director and Educator based in New York City and dedicated to developing and fostering the growth of new musicals, plays, and film projects.

Since the formation of Michael Cassara Casting in 2003, Michael has worked with many of the nation’s top theatres including Gulfshore Playhouse, the Denver Center, Hangar Theatre, Asolo Repertory Theatre, the Old Globe, Queens Theatre, Great Lakes Theater, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, and more. Recent projects have included The Mad Ones (Kerrigan-Lowdermilk, dir. Stephen Brackett/Prospect Theater Company), SPAMILTON (dir. Gerard Alessandrini, NYC and Chicago companies), A Night With Janis Joplin (National Tour), Forbidden Broadway: Alive & Kicking! (off-Broadway and cast recording), Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (off-Broadway/cast recording), Fat Camp (off-Broadway), Heat Wave: The Jack Cole Project (dir. Chet Walker), Kingdom (The Old Globe, dir. Ron Daniels), Falling For Eve (book by Joe DiPietro, York Theatre Company), A Little Night Music (starring Penny Fuller and Mark Jacoby), and countless readings and workshops. Since 2007, Michael has served as the resident casting director of the New York Musical Festival, where he has cast over 80 individual projects since the festival’s inception in 2004. In 2013, Michael became the Casting Director for the National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT), and casts their annual Festival of New Musicals each October.