In conjunction with the Decatur Youth Symphony Orchestra and Dr. Neal Smith, the 2018 Perform! season presents Beauty and the Beast! We are excited to partner with the Millikin University Prep Department to give participants a professional experience as they bring this musical to life. Two full casts of performers in grades 1 – 12 will rehearse on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning January 12. Directed and choreographed by Marie Jagger-Taylor, with vocal direction by Christine Smith.

Free Audition Workshop!

Saturday, November 10
Poage Arts & Recreation Center
10 – 11 a.m. for grades 1 – 5
11 a.m. – noon for grades 6 – 12
Preregister by November 8 at 422-5911

Audition Letter
Audition Registration
Audition Sides
Beauty Audition Hints & Cast Information
Nursery Ryhmes
Parent Volunteer Form
Registration Waiver


December 74 - 6:30 p.m.
December 810 a.m. - 2 p.m.
December 91 - 4 p.m. (call-backs)

Fee:  $160 ($140 w resident discount); $145/$120 R (dance & drama students)
Note: Fee includes costume, script, rehearsal CD and show shirt. Shoes are not supplied. Call 422-5911 to schedule your audition!


March 157 p.m.
March 162 p.m. & 7 p.m.
March 172 p.m.
Tickets: $8 in advance and $10 at the door for reserved seating.
Location: Decatur Civic Center Theater

Staff Information

Christine Smith, Music/Vocal Director
Marie Jagger-Taylor, Director & Choreographer