Celebration

Celebration 2019

Seven Presentations, Dec 12–15, 2019
Tickets Available Beginning Sat, Oct 12

We invite you to make Celebration a part of your Christmas tradition —and to bring friends and family to hear the message of the season!
  • Thu, Dec 12 @ 7:30p
  • Fri, Dec 13 @ 7:30p
  • Sat, Dec 14 @ 10a, 2:30p & 7:30p
  • Sun, Dec 15 @ 2:30p & 7:30p

Tickets

Tickets will go on sale on Sat, Oct 12. All tickets sales will be done online at TheFirstChristmas.org and by telephone. Tickets will also be available for purchase after that day online, over the phone, and at a self-serve kiosk at The Loop Campus. Additional information about tickets will be posted in the coming weeks!

General Information
  • Presentations will run approximately 2 hours with no intermission.
  • Celebration is best-suited for children ages 4 and above; however, all children ages 2 and above must have their own ticket to attend a presentation.
Tickets
  • Ticket pricing will be announced in the coming weeks.
  • All seats are reserved.
  • Refunds and exchanges are not available.
Handicap Seating
  • Handicap seating will be available for purchase.

The Celebration Team

Cast and Crew

Before the Show

Decorations — ✪ Decorate The Loop Campus for the Christmas season.

Costumes — ❉ Create and repair costumes for cast members.

Set Fabrication — ❉ Make sets and/or props for the presentations.


✪ No age requirement.
❉ College age or older.

Interest Form

Behind the Scenes

Production — ❉ ❖ Assist with lighting, sound and camera operation during presentations.

Stage Crew — ✧ ❖ Move props and sets on stage during presentations.

Makeup — ✧ Apply cast member makeup for dress rehearsals and presentations.

Animals — ✧ Assist professional animal handlers with live animals used in presentations.


❉ Must be college age or older.
✧ Must be college age or older. High School students may volunteer, but will be subject to membership in Elevate U and approval by Josh Harris.
❖ Must be willing to attend most rehearsals and all performances.

Interest Form

On Stage

Acting / Cast — ❖ Be on stage in various roles. For general, non-speaking roles, auditions are not required; however, if you desire a speaking part, solo or casting in a dance number, please attend an audition. Audition schedules will be shared at a later date.

Choir — ❉ ❖ Sing in the Celebration Choir by attending regular Choir rehearsals every Wednesday beginning Aug 22 @ 7–8:30p at The Loop.

Orchestra — ❖ Audition to play in the Celebration Orchestra.

Students (6th–12th Grades) — ❖ Elevate U provides a way for students to participate in Celebration. Elevate meets Sunday afternoons beginning in September at The Loop. For more information contact Chris.Colee@HoustonsFirst.org

Children (1st–5th Grades) — ❖ Children can participate in Celebration through the High 5 Kids’ Choir. Wednesday evening rehearsals from 6–7p begin Wed, Aug 29, at The Loop.


❉ Must be college age or older.
✧ Must be college age or older. High School students may volunteer, but will be subject to membership in Elevate U and approval by Josh Harris.
❖ Must be willing to attend most rehearsals and all performances.

Interest Form

During the Show

Box Office — ❉ Assist patrons purchasing tickets in person for the presentations.

Guest Experience — ❉ Welcome patrons to Celebration and assist them throughout their time on campus.

Hospitality — ❉ Serve the cast and crew with snacks and catered meals during presentations.


❉ Must be college age or older.

Interest Form

Join the Celebration Team

Houston's First will welcome over 20,000 people this December as they come to experience the message of Christmas at Celebration—a cherished musical presentation. Celebration cast and crew members each have an important position to play—whether they are rookies or Hall-of-Famers.