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YOUNG ARTISTS ENSEMBLE Holds Auditions for THE SOUND OF MUSIC
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Young Artists Ensemble holds auditions for The Sound of the Music directed by Michael Fischer with music direction by Susan T. Calkins at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 West Hillcrest Drive.  Auditions are held September 6 and 7 by appointment only.  Time slots begin at 9:45 Saturday morning and 12:15 Sunday morning and are held at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 West Hillcrest Drive.  Actors are requested to prepare a one-minute memorized song.  Please bring sheet music as an accompanist will be provided.  Prerecorded accompaniment is not permitted.  Actors may be asked to do a cold reading from the script and some improvisation and movement.  Callbacks will be held Monday, September 8 from 5:30 to 10:00 pm.  Performances are November 7 - 23, 2014, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. 
All participants must be at least 10 years old and not yet 20 years old by November 23, 2014, AND actors as young as 7 (by November 23, 2014) will be considered for some of the children’s roles.  Character descriptions and all other information is available on the YAE web site.    Rehearsals are Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 7:30pm and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm beginning Wednesday, September 10.  All cast and parents must attend a mandatory welcome meeting on Wednesday, September 1o from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.  If cast, there is a $180 participation fee. Financial Assistance is available. Call (805) 381-2747 or visit www.yaeonline.com if you have any questions. 
THE SOUND OF MUSIC is based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, with music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. A family favorite for every generation, this is the beloved tale of “Maria” the would-be nun instead realizes she has found that some of her “Favorite Things” are the lovely children and lonely widower of the Von Trapp family. Your family will be “Do-Re-Mi-ing” long past the time we say “So Long, Farewell!” Single show tickets for THE SOUND OF MUSIC are $17 for adults and $16 for children, students and seniors.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 805-381-1246 or at www.yaeonline.com.  There is a 10% discount for groups of ten or more for a single performance. Call (805) 381-2747 or visit www.yaeonline.com if you have any questions. 
Young Artists Ensemble has received many accolades in the past 34 years including the Encore Statue Award from the City of Thousand Oaks for Excellence in the Arts, and Best Innovative Program 2011, Large District from the California Association of Recreation and Park Districts.  Most recently, it received top honors in the National Youth Arts Awards for the 2013 Teen Summer Musical 42ND STREET and for its innovative Conejo Theatre for Everyone production of THE HOBBIT
 
DETAILS FOR CALENDAR LISTINGS
AUDITIONS
WHAT: AUDITIONS FOR RODGERS’ AND HAMMERSTEIN’S THE SOUND OF MUSIC.  A family favorite for every generation, this is the beloved tale of “Maria” the would-be nun instead realizes she has found that some of her “Favorite Things” are the lovely children and lonely widower of the Von Trapp family.
WHEN:
TIME SLOTS:
Saturday, September 6, 9:45am, 11:30am, 1:15pm and 3:00pm
Sunday, September 7 at 12:15pm and 2:00pm
CALL BACKS:
Monday, September 8, 5:30 – 10:00pm

WHERE:  
Hillcrest Center for the Arts
403 W. Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA

HOW:  (805) 381-2747 or www.yaeonline.com for audition appointment.

PROCESS: Please prepare a one minute song and bring sheet music. A live accompanist will be provided; no pre-recorded music is permitted. Wear clothes that are comfortable and easy to move in.  Be prepared to do a cold reading and improvisation.

IF CAST:  There is a fee of $180. Financial Assistance is available. Mandatory Parents’ meeting on Wednesday, September 10 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.  Rehearsals begin Saturday, September 14. Rehearsals are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 7:30pm and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.

OTHER:  Free parking is always available.
 
 
DETAILS FOR CALENDAR LISTINGS
PERFORMANCES
WHAT: RODGERS’ AND HAMMERSTEIN’S THE SOUND OF MUSIC.  A family favorite for every generation! Don’t be a “Lonely Goatherd,” bring the whole family, even if they are “16 Going on 17,” to enjoy this beloved musical tale of “Maria,” the would-be nun who instead realizes she has found that some of her “Favorite Things” are the lovely children and lonely widower of the Von Trapp family. Your family will be “Do-Re-Mi-ing” long past the time we say “So Long, Farewell!”
 
WHEN: Performances: November 7 - 23, 2014:
Fridays, November 7, 14 and 21at 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays, November 8, 15 and 22 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sundays, November 9, 15 and 23 at 2:00 p.m.
 
WHERE:  
Hillcrest Center for the Arts
403 W. Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA

HOW:  (805) 381-1246 or www.yaeonline.com

TICKETS: Reserved: Adults $17, Children, Students and Seniors $16. Groups of ten or more receive a discount of 10% if purchased in a single transaction.
 
OTHER:  Free parking is always available. Accessible seating available by calling (805) 381-1246.  Assisted Listening devices available in the Box Office.
 


Kidz Theater's musical will be SMILE!

Featuring the song "Disneyland", SMILE is a hilarious, heartwarming and thought provoking satire following the events of a California teen beauty pageant. Written by Marvin Hamlisch ("A Chorus Line") and Howard Ashman ("Little Shop of Horrors", "The Little Mermaid", "Beauty and the Beast", "Aladdin") SMILE is an inredible show you will not want to miss! PLEASE NOTE: In terms of language and content, SMILE is a PG-13 rating.

The rights to SMILE have been restricted in NYC and we are only the 2nd production to be produced in the city since the Broadway production!

SIGN UPS FOR NEW PERFORMERS: Click Here!
SIGN UPS FOR PAST PERFORMERS: Click Here!

Feel free to Email me with any questions! kristen@kidztheater.org
Auditions September 10-14
By Appointment Only

Audition Dates: 
September 10-11
Past Performers:
September 12
Callback Dates: 
September 12-14
Audition/Rehearsal Location: 
NYC
Who Can Audition: 
Grades 7-12 (Past performers up to age 19) 
To Sign Up:
Past Performers
New Performers
Rehearsals begin September 19!
PERFORMANCES RUN November 14-23!

First Rehearsal: 
September 19
Location: 
Midtown NYC
Tech Rehearsal: 
November 11-13
Performances: 
November 14-23

Show Location NYC: 
The Hudson Guild Theater

Rehearsal Schedule: Tuesdays and Fridays from 5-9, Saturdays from 12-8. A rehearsal is added for Sunday, 11/9.
I look forward to seeing you at the auditions!

Sincerely,

Kristen Caesar
Artistic Director
Kidz Theater
kristen@kidztheater.org
Center Stage Productions is performing You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown November 14-16 at the California Center For the Arts, Escondido.  Auditions are Tuesday, September 2 between 5 and 8 pm and Thursday September 4 between 3:30-4:30 pm.  Callbacks are on Thursday September 4 from 4:30-8:30 pm. For more information, or an audition time call 760-807-8654 or go to www.centerstagesd.com.  Kids ages 6-19 welcome. Auditions are at our studio located at 335 Pennsylvania Avenue Escondido.

STARLIGHT COMMUNITY THEATER ANNOUNCES

Casting Call for Alice In Americaland

 

Auditions for Teens (ages 13-19) for this fresh and lively update of Lewis Carroll’s classic…we follow Alice as she takes a journey through the picture tube of her family’s TV and meets a mad collection of characters…with a certain difference!  All audition participants should be prepared to do a “Cold Read”.

 

Dates & Times:

9 am Saturday, September 13 or

1 pm Sunday, September 14

 

Location:

1611 W Whispering Wind Dr #160, Phoenix, AZ 85085

(1 block SW of Happy Valley & 16th Ave., W of I-17)

 

Performances will be at 7 pm on Fridays, 2 pm and 7 pm on Saturdays, 2 pm on Sundays, November 7 – 16

 

For more information go to www.StarlightCommunityTheater.com

or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StarlightCommunityTheater/


STARLIGHT COMMUNITY THEATER ANNOUNCES

Casting Call for Miracle on 34th Street

 

Casting Call for ALL ages.  “Miracle on 34th Street” is a holiday classic by the writer of “The Music Man,” Meredith Willson and based on the movie of the same name.   This joyous, heartwarming musical is pure family entertainment!  All who audition should be prepared to sing 32 bars of a musical theater show tune and do some reading and movement/choreography. Please bring a CD or mp3 player with recorded accompaniment.

Dates & Times:

9 am Saturday, September 27 or

1 pm Sunday, September 28

 

Location:

1611 W Whispering Wind Dr #160, Phoenix, AZ 85085

(1 block SW of Happy Valley & 16th Ave., W of I-17)

 

Performances will be at 7 pm on Fridays, 2 pm and 7 pm on Saturdays, 2 pm on Sundays, December 5-14

 

For more information go to www.StarlightCommunityTheater.com

or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StarlightCommunityTheater/


Musical Theatre of Anthem Announces Auditions for

Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS  

Audition Preparation Workshop Available  

Anthem, Ariz.  August 1, 2014 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces auditions for their upcoming musical production, Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS on September 13.  The musical is an adaptation of the first of Mary Pope Osborne's award-winning, New York Times bestsellers, fantasy adventure books from the Magic Tree House book series. The award-winning theatre will cast all who audition, ages 6-9, with many roles available for performers of all experience levels.  

The award-winning production staff includes Director Terri Scullin, Vocal Director Jackie Hammond, and Choreographer Danielle Cicogna. Rehearsals begin September 18, with performances taking place November 6-9.  

General vocal auditions will be held on Saturday, September 13 at 11:00 a.m.  The Dance Call for everyone will be on Sunday, September 14th at 10:00 a.m., with callbacks at 11:30 a.m.  Auditions, callbacks, and rehearsals will be held at MTA’s performance space at 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem, AZ  85086.  Those auditioning should prepare a musical theatre song, 16-32 bars or one minute in length.  Bring an accompaniment CD or iPod to sing with; you may also sing a capella if needed.  Please have your registration materials (available on the website) completed prior to coming to the audition.  If you are unable to make the scheduled audition time, please contact musicaltheatreofanthem@gmail.com for an alternate appointment time.  

Audition Preparation Classes will be held on Friday, September 12th from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at MTA. Work with the show’s director and get a leg up on your audition. During this 90-minute session, participants will be instructed on cold reads, acting technique, characterization and more.  Participants of the workshops will get to audition one hour prior to the general audition time. Cost is just $35, and each session is limited to 18 participants. Visit www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org to reserve your spot.  

About MTA

Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is an award-winning, non-profit theater company located in Anthem, Arizona.  The mission of MTA is to develop youth and adults within the field of performing arts while enhancing their intrinsic creativity and brokering their vast talents.  MTA trains and educates youth so that they can become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow while providing opportunities to adults that empower them and foster their creativity.  MTA’s principles include casting all who audition in select productions, presenting high quality shows that everyone can enjoy, and providing a positive environment where performers can practice teamwork and communication skills while experiencing the pride of accomplishment.


Auditions for A WINNIE-THE-POOH CHRISTMAS TAIL

Monday, October 20 or Tuesday, October 21*

Valley Youth Theatre

525 N First St, Phoenix, 85004

Details available at VYT.com/on-stage/auditions

 

*Actors need only attend one audition date.

Note: There are no fees to audition for or perform in Valley Youth Theatre mainstage productions.