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Audition for Fountain Hills' "Disney's Jungle Book Kids"
Casting Ages 8 - 15

 jbkids  
Banished by the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan, a human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, are on the run in the deepest parts of the jungle. On their journey, the two meet a sinister snake named Kaa, a herd of elephants and a giant bear named Baloo, who teaches them the swingin' musical rhythms of the jungle. After surviving a dangerous encounter with a band of monkeys led by King Louie, Mowgli and Bagheera are forced to run for their lives. When Shere Khan returns, our heroes must rally their fellow animals into battle and restore peace throughout the jungle.


 

Directed by : Ross Collins
Musically Directed by: Paige Beckman
Choreographed by: Jenny Iverson


Audition Dates:
 
April 3rd, 4th, and 11th at 5:45pm
Callbacks: Wednesday, April 12th if needed


Production dates: Friday, June 2nd - Sunday, June 18th

**Call To Register**
(480) 837-9661 x3
 

Auditioners should prepare:
- 16 bars of an upbeat song that best shows off their voice
- Bring sheet music in appropriate key or edited karaoke track in proper key and queued to desired start
- 1-2 minute comedic monologue
- Dress to move for dance audition.
- Headshot and resume if available
- List of possible rehearsal conflicts

CASTING:
Mowgli: a boy who gets along with everyone, has a joyful and curious nature.
Bagheera: a panther who acts like an older sibling to Mowgli.
Baloo: a large bear who provides much comedic relief. 
Kaa: the snake, supplies threat and danger to Mowgli's journey out of the jungle.
Shere Khan: the tiger, is King of the Jungle.
Colonel Hathi: the elephant, is in charge of the elephant brigade. but is also a little forgetful.
King Louie: King of the Monkeys.
Jungle Animals: Monkeys, Elephants, Vultures, Wolves, etc
Coconut Tree / Shanti: hides in the jungle the entire time disguised as a Coconut Tree.


We are also looking for: stage hands, booth techs, costumers, makeup artists. 
 


     

Call for an appointment (480) 837-9661 | Box office hours are 10:00am-5:00pm Tuesday-Saturday. | www.fhtaz.org
All Auditions take place at 11445 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills

 
Center Stage Productions is producing Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Bring It On. 

Auditions 3/30 and 4/4. Rehearsals begin 5/2. Show dates: August 4-6 at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

Heidi Levin
www.centerstagesd.com
heidi@centerstagesd.com


Casting Call for MTA’s Seussical JR.

 Audition Prep Workshop Available  

Anthem, Ariz. Feb. 17, 2017 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces auditions for Seussical JR, a no-cut production for ages 12-18. Auditions will be held April 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with callbacks on April 2.

"Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.  

Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an abandoned egg that's been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged and emerge triumphant!

The award-winning production staff includes Director and Choreographer Sarah Brayer and Vocal Director Shawna Weitekamp. Rehearsals begin April 6, with performances May 11-14.  

General vocal auditions will be held Saturday, April 1 at 10:30 a.m. The Dance Call will be held on Sunday, April 2 starting at 9 a.m. with Callbacks at 10 a.m. Auditions will be held at MTA’s theatre 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. The tuition and costume fee for this production is $275, with a 10% sibling discount.  Scholarships are available for participants who might otherwise not be able to participate.  Please visit our website www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org for more information.  

Audition Preparation Workshops will be held on Thursday and Friday, March 30 and 31, from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. During these 90-minute sessions, participants will be instructed on cold reads, acting technique, characterization and more.  Participants of the workshops will get to audition prior to the general audition time.  Cost is just $35 and space is limited to, so be sure to reserve your spot early.  There is a 10% sibling discount.  For more information and to reserve your spot, visit www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org. 

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.  Supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.

 
Brand new theater in Agoura announces auditions for its inaugural production as well as its Teen Theatre Program
Playhouse 101 is pleased to announce open auditions for its inaugural production of Joe Mantegna's ensemble comedy, "Bleacher Bums".
ALL ROLES OPEN!DESCRIPTION:
In the bleachers at Chicago's Wrigley Field, die hard Cub fans root for their team. The group includes a rabid cheerleader, a blind man who follows the game by transistor radio and does his own play by play, a bathing beauty, a nerd and various other bleacher denizens. As the game proceeds, they bet among themselves on every conceivable event, go out for frosty malts or beers, try to pick up the bathing beauty and, occasionally, watch the game. The Cubs inevitably blow it in the ninth and the villainous Marvin, who always bets against the Cubs figuring he can't lose, cleans up. The bleacher bums remain undaunted they will be back tomorrow to root for the home team. 

"Peppered with laughs." - The New York Times "Cheerful, boisterous and fun." - Newsday DESCRIPTION:
In the bleachers at Chicago's Wrigley Field, die hard Cub fans root for their team. The group includes a rabid cheerleader, a blind man who follows the game by transistor radio and does his own play by play, a bathing beauty, a nerd and various other bleacher denizens. As the game proceeds, they bet among themselves on every conceivable event, go out for frosty malts or beers, try to pick up the bathing beauty and, occasionally, watch the game. The Cubs inevitably blow it in the ninth and the villainous Marvin, who always bets against the Cubs figuring he can't lose, cleans up. The bleacher bums remain undaunted they will be back tomorrow to root for the home team. 

"Peppered with laughs." - The New York Times "Cheerful, boisterous and fun." - Newsday
Email for audition times.  Performance dates are April 21 - May 13, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm.

The auditions and performances will take place at Playhouse 101, 28720 Canwood St #108, Agoura Hills, CA 91301.
Auditions are by appointments but walk-ins will be seen with time permitting.  For an audition appointment/information please email playhouseoneohone@gmail.com

Director: John Comstock and Producing Artistic Director: Jeff Wallach.  This is a non-union, no-pay, no dues, production.
Also auditioning:
Curtain Call Youth Theatre is thrilled to announce that we will be producing, yet another, unique production within the teen arts scene...
For our Spring Production, we will be auditioning for BOTH versions of Neil Simon's hysterical comedy "The Odd Couple" and present them in rep with each cast performing 3 performances at the brand new blackbox theatre of Playhouse 101!
Rehearsals will be Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 4pm - 7pm, Saturdays from 10am - 2pm, and Sundays 4pm to 7pm. Not all actors will be needed for every rehearsal. Conflicts will be worked around IF THEY ARE PRESENTED AT THE TIME OF AUDITIONS.
Performances are Thursday 6/1 @ 7pm, Friday 6/2 @ 8pm, Saturday 6/3 @ 2pm & 8pm, Sunday 6/4 @ 2pm & 7pm.
We are a tuition/audition-based organization. Tuition: $199.
All roles are open to teens ages 13 - 19.  For any further information, please contact Producing Artistic Director Jeff Wallach at curtaincallyt@aol.com

DESCRIPTION:
In the bleachers at Chicago's Wrigley Field, die hard Cub fans root for their team. The group includes a rabid cheerleader, a blind man who follows the game by transistor radio and does his own play by play, a bathing beauty, a nerd and various other bleacher denizens. As the game proceeds, they bet among themselves on every conceivable event, go out for frosty malts or beers, try to pick up the bathing beauty and, occasionally, watch the game. The Cubs inevitably blow it in the ninth and the villainous Marvin, who always bets against the Cubs figuring he can't lose, cleans up. The bleacher bums remain undaunted they will be back tomorrow to root for the home team. 

"Peppered with laughs." - The New York Times "Cheerful, boisterous and fun." - Newsday

Casting Call for MTA’s Seussical JR.

 Audition Prep Workshop Available  

Anthem, Ariz. Feb. 17, 2017 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces auditions for Seussical JR, a no-cut production for ages 12-18. Auditions will be held April 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with callbacks on April 2.

"Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.  

Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an abandoned egg that's been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged and emerge triumphant!

The award-winning production staff includes Director and Choreographer Sarah Brayer and Vocal Director Shawna Weitekamp. Rehearsals begin April 6, with performances May 11-14.  

General vocal auditions will be held Saturday, April 1 at 10:30 a.m. The Dance Call will be held on Sunday, April 2 starting at 9 a.m. with Callbacks at 10 a.m. Auditions will be held at MTA’s theatre 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. The tuition and costume fee for this production is $275, with a 10% sibling discount.  Scholarships are available for participants who might otherwise not be able to participate.  Please visit our website www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org for more information.  

Audition Preparation Workshops will be held on Thursday and Friday, March 30 and 31, from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. During these 90-minute sessions, participants will be instructed on cold reads, acting technique, characterization and more.  Participants of the workshops will get to audition prior to the general audition time.  Cost is just $35 and space is limited to, so be sure to reserve your spot early.  There is a 10% sibling discount.  For more information and to reserve your spot, visit www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org.  

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.  Supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.


Casting Call for MTA’s SCHOOL OF ROCK

Anthem, Ariz. January 10, 2017 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA), in conjunction with Rhapsody School of Music in Anthem, announces auditions for SCHOOL OF ROCK, a brand new musical based on the famous Paramount film written by Mike White, which starred Jack Black. The musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school, where he decides to create his own curriculum and turn his class into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band.  

The score consists of 14 new songs composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber along with all the original songs from the movie. The award-winning production staff includes Director/Choreographer Sarah Brayer, Vocal Director Jackie Hammond and Music Director Jonathan Nilsen.

REHEARSALS: July 10-21, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 (Mon.-Fri.)

PERFORMANCES: July 20-23, 2017

INSTRUMENT AUDITIONS

(For actors/singers who play instruments; 8 yrs. old will be considered for instrument role)

WHEN: Sunday, March 12 at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: MTA’s theatre performance space at 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem, AZ  85086

COST: $325 (additional $175-$250 if cast in instrument role); ; 10% Sibling discount; Scholarships available

DETAILS: Please download the zip file of material (Sheet Music, Click Track, and Soundtrack Recording) for the character part you will be auditioning for from the website; have your registration materials (also available on website) completed prior to auditioning. Rehearsals begin at 9 a.m. immediately after general auditions on July 10th.  PLEASE NOTE: If you are cast in one of those five roles, you will also be required to attend a four-day workshop (tentative dates June 26-29 from 6-8:30 p.m.) to rehearse the instrument playing. This is an additional cost of $175-$250 as there will need to be rehearsal time to learn the material that you will be playing onstage. If you are not cast in one of those five roles, please attend the General Auditions. For more information and to reserve your spot, visit www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org.

GENERAL AUDITIONS
(For all other roles)

WHEN: Monday, July 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: MTA’s theatre performance space at 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem, AZ  85086

COST: $325; 10% Sibling discount; Scholarships available for those who might not otherwise be able to audition

DETAILS: Please prepare a one minute pop/rock vocal selection (can be a capella, or with accompaniment track). Have your registration materials completed prior to coming to the audition. For materials and additional information and to reserve your spot, visit MTA’s website www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org.

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.  Supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.

About Rhapsody School of Music

Rhapsody School of Music is proud to be the North Valley's only commercial music studio that specializes in private and group lessons, music programs for all ages, and retail that supports its music community.  For private and group lessons, Rhapsody provides its students phenomenal musicians that teach piano, guitar, bass, voice, drums, violin and many band instruments.  Many teachers also lead the school’s band program, which culminates in a concert created for the students, and many perform as artists around the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Rhapsody School of Music strongly believes learning music should be a fun, productive, and memorable experience with an understanding that everyone's musical journey is different.

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