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Spotlight School Registration Form

Thank you for registering for Spotlight Education. The information you provide will help us to best serve you and your program this year.

Plan to set aside 20-30 minutes to complete this form. There is an option to save progress and resume later. If you choose to do so, it will ask you to enter in a password and send a new link to your email. You must use the most recent link sent to you in order to continue the form.


Please note that you will have a chance to review the form in its entirety before confirming your registration. You must click the CONFIRM button on the final review page in order for us to receive your registration.


Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is due by September 30th, 2020.  


Registration Payment Instructions

Spotlight Registration Fees* are broken down as follows:
  • $50 for registering for the Spotlight Education program. (Not participating in the Production Assessment process. Not sure what your plans are for this school year? Choose this option.)
  • $125 for registering one (1) production to be evaluated.
  • $300 for registering two (2) productions to be evaluated.
At the end of this form, you may choose to pay with a credit card or via invoice. Once your registration is received, an invoice with payment instructions* will be sent to the primary contact you listed/your credit card payment will be processed.

*Scholarships are available, please contact Spotlight Education for more information.

Spotlight Education: Opportunities for Students & Educators

Register to become a Spotlight school and have access to the following:

 

Theater educators and artistic staff

·       A network of theater educators across the state

·       Workshops and trainings to help supplement theater programming

·       Monthly community conversations

·       Professional teaching artists, including diversity coaches and intimacy coaches

·       Dramaturgical study guides for popular high school productions

·       An invitation to our annual Theatre Director and Educator Conference hosted by Hennepin Theatre Trust and Perpich Center for Arts Education


Students

·       Creative opportunities for performers, technicians, and musicians

·       A wide variety of masterclasses and workshops utilizing local and national artists

·       Community conversations

·       Special ticket offers

·       Exclusive opportunities including: Triple Threat, Technical Theater Excellence, Critical Review, and more


Production Assessments: Show Eligibility

Show Eligibility to participate in the Production Assessment process:

The productions that are eligible to participate in the Production Assessment process must categorize as

one of the following (see term definitions below):  *Production is eligible to receive educational feedback, individual honors, and all production honors. 


1. A published musical, play, operetta or revue* (either currently held by a licensing house or in the public domain) that is presented with the approval or permission of the original creators or their representatives. Can be presented in the following ways: in-person performance, recording of in-person performance, live virtual performance, performance that contains live elements and pre-recorded elements.  


2. An original musical or play*, which features an original script, music and/or lyrics, and is covered under a valid copyright that is presented with the approval or permission of the original creators or their representatives. Schools must communicate with Spotlight Education if they choose to produce a show of this nature to ensure Spotlight can provide all the resources needed. Productions of this nature must be performed in one of the following formats: 

90 minutes, no intermission 

Can be presented in the following ways: in-person performance, recording of in-person performance, live virtual performance, performance that contains live elements and pre-recorded elements.  

 

 

**Production may be eligible to receive educational feedback and production and individual honors upon approval from Spotlight Education.  

 

**Production will be eligible to receive educational feedback and individual honors ONLY. 

 

Terms 

In-person performance: a live performance with cast and crew.

Recording of in-person performance: a video recording of an in-person performance.

Live virtual performance: a performance that takes place on a virtual platform (Zoom, etc.) and is performed live, in real time with performers.

Performance containing live and pre-recorded elements: a performance with a hybrid of live, in-person, and pre-recorded/produced elements.  

Pre-recorded production: A production that is entirely pre-recorded and presented on a virtual platform (Zoom, etc.).




School: General Information

Please provide the full school name as you wish it to be listed in official promotional materials.







Please enter your school theater web page or specific theater website here.
School Contact Info










Program Contact Information
Please let us know who are the main players involved in the planning of your production. Indicate who our primary contact should be. Note: the information requested below is your personal contact information, apart from the school's indicated above.

























Please list a student liaison from your program to assist in communicating to their peers about opportunities offered throughout the year. This can include social media efforts and student communication for masterclasses and ticket offerings.















Note: If your Primary contact is not the Program or Musical Director, please enter their contact information in the first Additional Contact group below, not in any repeated section.












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Program Information






Does your theatre program have a specific/separate website? Enter it here!

Production Information

The registration fee for 1 production is $125.00; and $300.00 for 2 productions
Enter the information for your first (or only) production here. 

Please list the full title of your production, as listed in your rights agreement.  This title will be used in our press releases and promotional material, please make sure it is correct.














Pre-Evaluation

Traditionally during a pre-evaluation, a Spotlight Education evaluator attends a final dress or technical rehearsal to engage with your students.  In this way, the purpose of the pre-evaluation is to provide feedback prior to the opening of the production and give an informal congratulations to the students on their hard work. Spotlight Education also offers the option for a teaching artist to host a workshop with your students during a regular rehearsal, or at a different time during the school year in an area of your choosing. Here are the various ways in which you can utilize a pre-evaluation: 


If you wish to take advantage of this, please check the box and list two (2) dates that would work on the next page. Note: The pre-evaluation does NOT count as an honor-determining evaluation.  


Production Information - Additional Productions
Enter the information for your second (if applicable) production here.  

Please list the full title of your production, as listed in your rights agreement.  This title will be used in our press releases and promotional material, please make sure it is correct.

If you have more than (2) productions this year to be evaluated, please contact us regarding the 3rd production.














Pre-Evaluation

Traditionally during a pre-evaluation, a Spotlight Education evaluator attends a final dress or technical rehearsal to engage with your students.  In this way, the purpose of the pre-evaluation is to provide feedback prior to the opening of the production and give an informal congratulations to the students on their hard work. Spotlight Education also offers the option for a teaching artist to host a workshop with your students during a regular rehearsal, or at a different time during the school year in an area of your choosing. Here are the various ways in which you can utilize a pre-evaluation: 

If you wish to take advantage of this, please check the box and list two (2) dates that would work on the next page. Note: The pre-evaluation does NOT count as an honor-determining evaluation.  


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Rehearsal Details

To participate in the Production Assessment you will need to have a Technical Evaluation. During the Technical Evaluation, a trained evaluator will visit during a final tech or dress rehearsal to observe the work of students and to provide insights and encouragement. Please provide two (2) final rehearsal dates that an evaluator is welcome to attend. NOTE: If you choose to have a Pre-Evaluation, please list a date that a Pre-Evaluator is welcome to attend. (These may be the same.)





Enter time in the following format: ##:## $$ where # = numbers and $$ = AM or PM





Performance Details - 1st Weekend of Performances
Performance Schedule: Please provide date and time of all performances for which an evaluator is welcome to attend. 
For each performance beyond the first click "Add Another Performance"




Performance Details - 2nd Weekend of Performances
Performance Schedule: Please provide date and time of all performances for which an evaluator is welcome to attend. 
For each performance beyond the first click "Add Another Performance"




Performance Details - 3rd Weekend of Performances
Performance Schedule: Please provide date and time of all performances for which an evaluator is welcome to attend. 
For each performance beyond the first click "Add Another Performance"




Performance Details - 4th Weekend of Performances
Performance Schedule: Please provide date and time of all performances for which an evaluator is welcome to attend. 
For each performance beyond the first click "Add Another Performance"




If you have more than one (1) production, clicking "Next Page" will bring you to page 4, otherwise you will advance to page 5 if you have registered only one (1) production.

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Rehearsal Details

To participate in the Production Assessment you will need to have a Technical Evaluation. During the Technical Evaluation, a trained evaluator will visit during a final tech or dress rehearsal to observe the work of students and to provide insights and encouragement. Please provide two (2) final rehearsal dates that an evaluator is welcome to attend. NOTE: If you choose to have a Pre-Evaluation, please list a date that a Pre-Evaluator is welcome to attend. (These may be the same.)




Enter time in the following format: ##:## $$ where # = numbers and $ = AM or PM





Performance Details - 1st Weekend of Performances
Performance Schedule: Please provide date and time of all performances for which an evaluator is welcome to attend. 
For each performance beyond the first for this weekend, click "Add Another Performance"




Performance Details - 2nd Weekend of Performances
Performance Schedule: Please provide date and time of all performances for which an evaluator is welcome to attend. 
For each performance beyond the first for this weekend, click "Add Another Performance"




Performance Details - 3rd Weekend of Performances
Performance Schedule: Please provide date and time of all performances for which an evaluator is welcome to attend. 
For each performance beyond the first for this weekend, click "Add Another Performance"




Performance Details - 4th Weekend of Performances
Performance Schedule: Please provide date and time of all performances for which an evaluator is welcome to attend. 
For each performance beyond the first for this weekend, click "Add Another Performance"




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Agreement:

I ag  I agree that Hennepin Theatre Trust may use any information included in this application for publicity and promotional purposes as well as photographs or videos that are taken of the students during any Spotlight-related activity. I further agree that the Trust may utilize these images for a professional production video/photo compilation which may be offered for sale to support the Spotlight Education Program as well as any photographs or video taken of students during Spotlight activities. I certify that this musical is representative of our school and community standards in its use of subject matter, language and gesture. I further certify that our school has fulfilled its legal production responsibilities such as royalty payment, securing permission to produce and/or cut the script and music. I hereby state that the above information to the best of my knowledge is correct and I agree to abide by the outlined rules and guidelines. I agree to submit payment to Hennepin Theatre Trust by Sunday, November 1, 2020 either by credit card or check. 

 

B    By typing my name below, I agree to the rules and guidelines set forth by Hennepin Theatre Trust for the Spotlight Education. My typed name below serves as an electronic signature.





If you would like to pay via credit card, you will receive an email from Spotlight Education within 48 hours of submitting your registration with a secure link to pay with your card. 

Payment Amounts:
  • $50 for registering for the Spotlight Education program. (Not participating in the Production Assessment process, or not sure what your plans are? Choose this option.)
  • $125 for registering one (1) production to be evaluated.
  • $300 for registering two (2) productions to be evaluated.
*Scholarships are available, please contact Spotlight Education for more information.

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