Holds Auditions For
The Wizard of Oz
Based on 1939 Film
THOUSAND OAKS, CA – Young Artists Ensemble holds auditions for THE WIZARD OF OZ directed by Amber Hutchison with Music Direction by Zachary Spencer and Choreography by Kate Peltola. Auditions are held Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6 by appointment only at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 West Hillcrest Drive. Time slots begin at 9:45 am on Saturday and 9:00 am on Sunday. Auditions are open to performers age 10-19, with younger performers ages 7-9 who may audition only for Munchkin roles and only at the 9:45 am slot on Saturday, December 5. Actors are requested to prepare a one-minute song with sheet music and wear comfortable clothes that are easy to move in. An accompanist will be provided and recorded music is not permitted. Each audition will last two hours and fifteen minutes and may include improvisation, cold reading, and dance. Call backs will be held on Monday, December 7 from 5:00 to 10:00pm. Participants under 10 will not be kept past 8:00pm. Performances are February 5 – 21, 2016, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. There will be four performances with the addition of actors with special needs on one additional weekend, February 26-28, 2016.
All participants must be at least 10 years old and not yet 20 years old by February 28, 2016, except those in the 7 – 9 age group. Character descriptions and all other information is available on the YAE web site. Rehearsals are Mondays 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Wednesdays from 5:30 – 8:30pm and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm beginning Saturday, December 12, 2015. All cast and parents must attend a mandatory welcome meeting on Wednesday, December 9 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. If cast, there is a $180 participation fee. Financial Assistance is available. Call (805) 381-2747 or visit www.yaeonline.com to make an audition appointment and to see frequently asked questions.
Lions, and Tigers, and Bears! Oh My!Go over the rainbow to follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy, Toto, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion. It takes an epic adventure and fleeing from a wicked witch for young Dorothy Gale to learn that there’s no place like home. The Wizard of Oz is also a part of the award-winning Conejo Theatre ForEveryone, teaming up YAE kids and performers with special needs for a unique theatrical experience.
THE WIZARD OF OZ is the second production in Young Artists Ensemble’s 35th Annual Family Theatre Season. The season will continue conclude with ANNE OF GREEN GABLES May 6-22, 2016. Mini-Season tickets can be purchased at a deep discount by contacting the box office at (805) 381-1246 or www.yaeonline.com
Young Artists Ensemble recently received 24 nominations and six wins for their 2014 Summer Teen Production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Winners in the Tenth Annual National Youth Arts Awards included Outstanding Production: Jesus Christ Superstar, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical: Jordan M. Schneider as Jesus of Nazareth, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical: Kyra Stevens as Mary Magdalene, Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Lighting Design: Ken Milbrett and Outstanding Youth Orchestra.
THE WIZARD OF OZ Auditions
WHAT: THE WIZARD OF OZ – Lions, and Tigers, and Bears! Oh My!Go over the rainbow to follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy, Toto, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion. It takes an epic adventure and fleeing from a wicked witch for young Dorothy Gale to learn that there’s no place like home. The Wizard of Oz is also a part of the award-winning Conejo Theatre For Everyone, teaming up YAE kids and performers with special needs for a unique theatrical experience.
AUDITION TIME SLOTS:
Saturday, December 5 at 9:45 (for 7 – 9 year olds for Munchkin roles only)
11:45 am, 1:45 pm and 3:45 pm
Sunday, December 6, at 9:00 am and 11:00 am
Hillcrest Center for the Arts
403 W. Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA
THE WIZARD OF OZ
Based on 1939 Film
WHAT: THE WIZARD OF OZ – Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my! Go over the rainbow to follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy, Toto, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion. It takes and epic adventure and fleeing from a wicked witch for young Dorothy Gale to learn that there’s no place like home. The Wizard of Oz is also part of the award-winning Conejo Theatre for Everyone, teaming up YAE kids and performers with special needs for a unique theatrical experience.
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, February 5 – 21, 2016
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00pm
CONEJO THEATRE FOR EVERYONE DATES:
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 26 – 28, 2016
Tickets for these shows are $10 general admission.
403 W. Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA
PURCHASE MINI SEASON OF TWO SHOWS FOR: $26 adults, $22 children, students and seniors (A 25% discount!)
10% discount for groups of ten or more
STARLIGHT COMMUNITY THEATER Announces
Youth Casting Call for Seussical the Musical and
Audition Workshop & Dance Audition Prep
Youth Auditions for “Seussical the Musical” will be at 9 am on Saturday, November 14. Youth be prepared to demonstrate a skill (i.e. juggling, tumbling, acrobatics, playing guitar, etc.) and/or for a major, featured, or supporting vocal role - to sing 32 bars of a musical theater show tune with recorded accompaniment (bring CD or mp3 player) and do some reading and movement/choreography. Performances will be Jan 29 - Feb 13, 2016, 7 pm Fridays, 2 pm& 7 pm Saturdays.
There is a FREE Audition Workshop & Youth Dance Audition Prep being offered at 1 pm on Sunday, November 8 at Starlight Community Theater for those who want to prepare for the Casting Call.
Seussical, the Musical
"Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss's best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged and emerge triumphant. Seussical is fun for the whole family!
Directed by Christian Graca and Susan Gibson
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty , Music by Stephen Flaherty , Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens , Co-Conceived by Eric Idle , Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
Seussical is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
For more information go to www.StarlightCommunityTheater.com
or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StarlightCommunityTheater/
Theater Venue Location:
1611 W Whispering Wind Dr #9, Phoenix, AZ 85085
(1 block SW of Happy Valley & 16th Ave., W of I-17)
Auditions for TADA!’s Resident Youth Ensemble
September 30 + October 2 & 7
celebrating its 30th Anniversary, TADA! will
hold auditions for teens on September
30 + October 2 & 7 for
the company’s Resident
Youth Ensemble a
completely FREE pre-professional musical theater and youth development
program. Alumni includes; Kerry Washington, Jordan Peele, Azealia Banks, Josh
Peck, Ricki Lake and more!
further information on TADA! Auditions,