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JPAC’s First Annual Gala Benefit!

2017 has been a busy yet incredibly thrilling year for JPAC so far. With the opening night of West Side Story drawing near, one might think that it’s enough excitement for our folks. But on the contrary, amidst the grueling rehearsals, we also held our very first annual gala benefit on April 5th earlier this…

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Press Conference: Spread The News!

West Side Story will be a landmark production for Jakarta Performing Arts Community (JPAC). In addition to licensing the original musical by Arthur Laurent, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim through Musical Theatre International, West Side Story also claims the most number of sponsors and media partners who will help us to put this legendary show…

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West Side Story: Behind The Scenes

We are one month and eleven days away from the show. At the moment we are finalizing the Act 1 of the production and will do the run through this weekend. It will be followed by the last part, Act 2, and promotional activities for the production. Early bird tickets have been sold since March…

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Rehearsals and Venue Update

Hello there! Sorry for our much delayed update for the last couple of weeks. There are a lot of updates since our last post. Currently we are entering our 4th week of our rehearsal. Everyone is working hard.       And now, we want to give you good news! We are upgrading our venue…

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AUDITION *Late Post

Casting Director’s note Audition Day 1 IT’S D-DAY! After what felt like ages of preparing and anticipating, the big day was finally here! I promised myself that I would go to bed early and get enough sleep, but of course, that didn’t happen. I was up until well past 2 AM and wide awake at…

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So, Where Will West Side Story be Staged Anyway? hmmm….

At this moment, unfortunately, we’re gonna have to hold it close to our chest.  It is still this exciting mystery we can’t wait to reveal to you guys. Meanwhile, here’s some sneak peek of the undisclosed mystery: the WSS director Fonnyta Amran @ipongita and WSS producer Alex @putirahmasari are discussing possibilities with one of the…

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Assembling the crew – *late post

Director’s note We had our first full production meeting last week. I had been preparing the presentation for quite awhile, and have never been able to finish them or articulate them clear enough. Until the very last night before our first full crew production meeting (Dec 4 2016). We had a small production meeting that…

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Audition Dos & Donts

Hey all, The audition is right in front of our face.  We have more than 200 people registered and the clock is ticking fast.  We’re excited to see the talents and passion from all those who registered. We remember the jitters and the nerves going to the audition. We also remember the numbers of audition that…

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CAST ANNOUNCEMENT

This is a big production which requires 21 speaking and singing roles, multiple set changes, vibrant and captivating dance moves, and catchy unforgettable songs to complete this heartbreaking love story. After 2 weeks of tough deliberation, we can proudly announce these amazing talents as part of our WEST SIDE STORY production’s cast. CONGRATULATIONS!! *we apologize if misspelled…

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