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How to Participate

Who can participate

This will be a historic spiritual event that we have been blessed to have in our area.  We anticipate that 9,000 – 13,000 youth will gather at this event to celebrate and share testimony.  We are excited to have every youth involved and participating in the production.  Please encourage and excite the youth in your area to participate.  Please encourage youth leaders to reach out and present the purpose, power and excitement of the event.

All youth ages 12 – 18 in the temple district are invited to participate.  Youth are encouraged to invite non-members to participate.  All youth should adhere to proper standards, conduct, attire, etc. during all celebration activities.

How youth may participate

The large majority of youth will participate in the performance number assigned to their stake.  Stake assignments are listed below.  Also, some performance numbers require participation from all performers.  There are, however, other ways for youth to be involved instead of with their assigned stake number.  These may require auditions, extra rehearsals, personal invitation and unique talents.  Information on how to become involved in these other areas is found below.

Stake assignments

All youth will sing “I Think the World Is Glorious”, “Fill the World with Love”, “True to the Faith”, and “Redeemer of Israel” (including ASL for one verse).

  1. Happy
    • Payson Mount Nebo – girls and boys
    • Payson Mountain View – girls and boys
    • Payson South – girls and boys
    • Spanish Fork East – girls
    • Spanish Fork Maple Mountain – girls
  2. Come To My Garden
    • Santaquin North – girls
    • Santaquin – girls
  3. Through Heaven’s Eyes
    • Goshen – girls and boys
    • Payson – girls and boys
    • Payson West – girls and boys
  4. 1941 March
    • Delta – girls and boys
    • Delta West – girls and boys
    • Santaquin – boys
    • Santaquin North – boys
  5. True To The Faith (Stripling Warriors)
    • Elk Ridge – boys
    • Spanish Fork East – boys
    • Spanish Fork Maple Mountain – boys
    • Spanish Fork Palmyra – boys
    • Spanish Fork River – boys
    • Spanish Fork South – boys
    • Spanish Fork – boys
    • Spanish Fork West – boys
    • Salem West – boys
    • Salem – boys
  6. Take Me Out To The Ballgame/Orange Blossom Rodeo
    • Spanish Fork Canyon Ridge – boys and girls (ballgame)
    • Spanish Fork Canyon View – boys and girls (ballgame)
    • Nephi North – boys and girls (rodeo)
    • Nephi – boys and girls (rodeo)
  7. Endless Night/Redeemer Of Israel (Boys – Endless Night.  Girls – Redeemer)
    • Elk Ridge – girls
    • Mapleton North – boys and girls
    • Mapleton – boys and girls
  8. I Know That My Redeemer Lives
    • Spanish Fork Palmyra – girls
    • Spanish Fork River – girls
    • Spanish Fork South – girls
    • Spanish Fork – girls
    • Spanish Fork West – girls
    • Salem West – girls
    • Salem – girls

Other Opportunities

The following opportunities are available for interested and qualified youth.  Please spread the word to make people aware of these opportunities.  Youth who participate in these opportunities will not participate with their stake assigned number.

Lyrical Dancers – Dancers who have particular skill and experience in lyrical dance.  These dancers will be featured in “I Know That My Redeemer Lives”.  They will also serve as dance captains and helpers for various wards.  We need up to 100 dancers to be involved in this group.  Auditions will be held February 28, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at Lifehouse Dance Studio (669 N. 250 E. Salem, UT).  Those auditioning will be asked to perform lyrical dance combinations including double pirouettes, grand jetes, tour jete.

Hip Hop Dancers – Dancers who have particular skill and experience in hip hop dance.  These dancers will be featured in “Happy”.  They will also serve as dance captains and helpers for various wards.  Auditions will be held February 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Lifehouse Dance Studio (669 N. 250 E. Salem, UT). Those auditioning will be asked to perform in their own style and learn a short section of choreography.

Vocal Soloists – There are three (3) available vocal solos open to audition: “Endless Night” from The Lion King, “True To The Faith” verses 1 and 2 (no chorus), and The Star-Spangled Banner verse 3.  Auditions will be held March 21, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at American Leadership Academy (898 W. 1100 S., Spanish Fork). Those auditioning will be asked to sing the music cuts in the audition section of this site.

Actors – There are 7 available acting roles open to audition: Nephi, Captain Moroni, Helaman, Prophet Moroni, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.  Auditions will be held March 21, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at American Leadership Academy (898 W. 1100 S., Spanish Fork).   Those auditioning will be asked to dramatically read the quotes in the audition section of this site.

Bagpipe players – All bagpipes players are invited to play with the bagpipe band.  Extra mandatory rehearsals will be required.  Interested bagpipe players should contact Diana Lees at diana.lees@nebo.edu for more information and a rehearsal schedule.  Additional information will be posted on the website as it becomes available.

Brass players – All brass players (trumpets, trombones, baritones, tuba, Sousaphones, flugelhorn, French horn, etc.) are invited to play with the brass band.  Interested brass players should contact Connie Ericksen at consterthefirst@yahoo.com for more information and a rehearsal schedule.  Additional information will be posted on the website as it becomes available.

Voice Actors – There are various roles open for voice actors to record narration portions of the production.  Auditions will be held March 21, 2015 at Auditions will be held March 21, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at American Leadership Academy (898 W. 1100 S., Spanish Fork).  Those auditioning will be asked to dramatically read the portions of the narration in the audition section of this website.