Choir Audition Results for Sept. 12 and 13

Good Day to Everyone!


The following people auditioned this weekend on Sept. 12th and 13th and have been accepted to Celestial Voices (girls) or the Bellingham Boys Choir:




Adelyn Pagels

Lisiana Duarte

Burgin Abshire

Emma Shaughnessy

Camille Kendrick

Kellia Hoyle




Auditions for Dracula at BAAY!!!

Go ahead, bite the bullet or the neck and get over to BAAY to audition for Dracula, directed by WWU graduate Danielle Grant. The casting is open to young people ages 11 to 16. The show is a non-musical and will be edited for content. Auditions are Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13th and 14th from 12:30 to 2:30 pm.  Shows will be performed October 24th and 25th at 7 pm and October 26th at 2 pm. Rehearsals take place Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Tuition for the experience is $175 and full or partial scholarships are available for folks who need them. Sink your teeth into one of these great roles! See you soon!


Haunted House at BAAY Creeps Up on Us


BAAY Presents Haunted House

Don't miss a theatrical, arts-oriented Haunted House at the Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth Theatre, 1059 N. State St., one night only, Saturday, November 1st from 6 pm to 9 pm. The event features a performance by the BAAY Dance Company, a spooky tour guide, tons of live (or at least undead), ghoulish actors and even a tasty treat at the end of the tour. This is a night you do not want to miss!  Admission is $5 and all the money goes to scholarships for BAAY students. Students who wish to participate in the event, don't worry, we will FIND you!!!


Date change on Choir Performance with Whatcom Symphony Orchestra

Typo alert: The Bellingham Children's Choir sings with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra on December 7th at 3 pm, NOT December 14th. The wrong date was listed on one of our flyers. Thanks for noting this correction.

Choir Audition Results

The following students have been admitted to the Bellingham Children's Choir. There are many other students who will be in choir besides these students. You may fill out the registration materials at the first class.


Fall 2014 Schedule

BAAY Rep“Dracula”(ages 11-16)    Directed by Danielle Grant

Auditions: September 13th & 14th, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
    Rehearsals: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30, September 15th – October 22nd
    Shows: October 24th & 25th, 7pm; Oct 26th, 2pm
    Tuition: $175
This small-cast, non-musical show will be great experience for young actors.  Sink your teeth into the part!

BAAY Choir Auditions – sing with WS Orchestra! (ages 9-16)    Directed by David Post

Auditions: September 12th, 4:00pm – 6:00pm OR September 13th, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Girls’ Choir Rehearsals: Mondays 7:15-8:30, September 15th – December 1st
Boys’ Choir Rehearsals: Wednesdays 4:30-5:30, September 17th – December 3rd
    Shows: December 14th, 3pm (with Whatcom Symphony Orchestra); December 18th, 7pm
    Tuition: $235
Choirs will have a great time singing wonderful music, bonding and learning how to sing like a pro.
This semester includes a concert at the Port Festival, one at Mt. Baker Theatre with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra and our own concert in a local church with good acoustics.

Pixie Theatre "Charlie Brown Christmas" (ages 5-8)    Directed by Lisa Markowitz, music by David Post

Ages 5-6 Rehearsals: begin September 8th (OK TO JOIN LATE); Mondays, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Ages 5-6 Shows: November 21st-22nd, 6pm
Ages 7-8 Rehearsals: begin September 9th (OK TO JOIN LATE); Tuesdays, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Ages 7-8 Shows: November 14th-15th, 6pm
    Tuition: $195   
Nothing beats Pixie Theatre for young people!  Lisa and David LOVE to teach these classes. Singing, dancing and acting for everyone!  It’s the top.

BAAY Jr. "Nightmare Before Christmas" (ages 9-12)    Directed/Choreographed by Lisa Markowitz,
    music by Steve Barnes

Auditions: September 29th & 30th and 31st (callbacks), 5:30pm – 7:30 pm
Rehearsals: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:40-7:40, October 6th – November 29th
Shows Cast 1: December 5th & 6th, 7pm; December 6th & 7th, 2pm
Shows Cast 2: December 12th & 13th, 7pm; December 13th, 2pm; December 14th, 11am
    Tuition: $295
Lisa Markowitz will interpret/adapt this stop-motion animated film into a live musical show…and it’s going to be great!

BAAY Rep "Dang Yankees” (ages 12-15)    Directed by David Post, Choreographed by
    Lisa Markowitz, music by Steve Barnes

Auditions: September 26th, 4:30pm – 6:30pm AND Sept. 27th, 10:00am – 12:00pm; Callbacks September 28th, 5:00 – 7:00pm
Rehearsals: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-7:30; Oct. 2nd – Dec. 11th; Jan. 6th – 8th
Shows: January 16th &17th, 7pm; 17th & 18th, 2pm; January 23rd & 24th, 7pm; 24th & 25th, 2pm
    Tuition: $345
The CLASSIC musical from good ole’ Broadway. A retelling of the ‘Faust’ legend via baseball drama, songs include“You Gotta Have Heart” and “What Lola Wants, Lola Gets”. It’s going to be fabulous.

BAAY Dance Company (ages 9-16)    Directed and Choreographed by Lisa Markowitz

Auditions: September 27th 1:00pm – 2:00pm AND by appointment (email Lisa at
Junior Rehearsals: Wednesdays 4:30-5:30, October 1st – December 10th
Senior Rehearsals: Thursdays 4:30-5:30, October 2nd – December 11th
Show: December16th, 7:00pm
Tuition: $165
LIsa Markowitz continues the magic here at BAAY. If you love dance, you will love this company. A mix of styles, from contemporary to jazz to musical theatre to modern.
It’s going to be the best year yet!! See you here at BAAY!


Choirs Begin Next Week, Sept. 8th! WONDERFUL YEAR AHEAD!

It's a once in a decade kind of year at the Bellingham Children's Choir here at BAAY.
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