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Casting Call for MTA’s Madagascar Jr.

Anthem, Ariz. May 15, 2017 – Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces auditions for Madagascar Jr., a no-cut production for ages 8-16. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin' friends as they escape from their home in New York's Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien's Madagascar.

Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends – Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo – have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape – with the help of some prodigious penguins – to explore the world. Filled with outlandish characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, Madagascar JR. will leave audiences with no choice but to "Move It, Move It!"

AUDITIONS: Monday, July 24, 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 bring a musical theatre song (or any song they are comfortable with), 16-32 bars or one minute in length. Bring an accompaniment with CD or iPod to sing with. You may also sing acapella if needed. 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.

 

ASPIRE PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY HOLDS AUDITIONS FOR SUMMER 2017 MUSICAL THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

 

Wayne, NJ, April 23, 2017 - If you or someone you know is a performer between the ages of 7 and 18, this is an opportunity that you don’t want to miss!

 

On Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, 2017, Aspire Performing Arts Company will hold auditions for its upcoming summer musical theatre productions: Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr. for children ages 7-11, and Grease, for pre-teens/teenagers ages 11 through 18.

 

Aspire PAC’s Junior Performing Ensemble (ages 7-11) will take on Madagascar – a Musical Adventure Jr. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr. follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Filled with outlandish characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, Madagascar Jr. leaves you with no choice but to “Move It, Move It!”​

 

Grease is the word this summer for Aspire PAC’s Senior Performing Ensemble (ages 11-18). One of the world's most popular musicals, Grease includes everyone you remember from Rydell High's senior class of 1959, including Danny, Sandy, Rizzo, Kenickie, and all of the "Burger Palace Boys" and their "Pink Ladies!" Relive the romance of those "Summer Nights" and dance your way through "Greased Lightnin'" and all of the songs that became the soundtrack of a generation.

 

Aspire PAC has earned a strong reputation in the Wayne, NJ area for its high-quality theatrical productions and professional arts experiences for local youth. In 2016, Aspire PAC was nominated for a New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT) Award for its 2015 production of The Drowsy Chaperone. Lisa Beth Vettoso, Aspire PAC’s Artistic Director, has dedicated her life to arts education and has worked with prestigious art organizations including American Repertory Ballet, The New York City Arts in Education Roundtable, and Carnegie Hall.    

 

Summer 2017 auditions are open to all local children and teens ages 7 through 18, with many opportunities for lead and featured roles. Pre-registration for auditions is preferred. For more information and to register for auditions, visit www.aspirepac.com or call/email Aspire PAC at 201-220-4933 or aspirepac@gmail.com.

 

Summer 2017 Productions

Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr.

Junior Performing Ensemble: Ages 7-11

Auditions: May 20 and 21, 2017

Production Dates: August 4-5, 2017

 

Grease

Senior Performing Ensemble: Ages 11-18

Auditions: May 20 and 21, 2017

Production Dates: July 28-30, 2017

 

Auditions and rehearsals for both productions will take place at Our Lady of Consolation on Hamburg Turnpike in Wayne.


YOUNG ARTISTS ENSEMBLE HOLD AUDITIONS FOR

The 37th ANNUAL TEEN SUMMER MUSICAL

GREASE

Book, Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey

Originally Produced by Robert Stigwood

Musical Direction by Zachary Spencer

Conducted by Susan Treworgy-Calkins

Choreographed by Miriam Durrie-Kirsch

Directed by Devery Holmes

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Young Artists Ensemble holds auditions for its Teen Summer Musical production of GREASE directed by Devery Holmes.  Auditions are held Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, by appointment only.  Time slots are Saturday, June 3 at 9:45am, 12:45pm, and 3:30pm and Sunday, June 4 at 12:45pm and 3:30pm at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 West Hillcrest Drive.  Actors must prepare a 1 minute song and bring sheet music in their key.  An accompanist will be provided.  No a cappella or recorded accompaniment is allowed and contemporary music theatre music is preferred. The audition will also include cold reading from the script and dancing and will last 2 hours and 45 minutes. 

            Callbacks will be held Monday, June 5 from 6-11pm.  Performances are July 28 – August 6, 2017 at the Newbury Park High School Performing Arts Center. All participants must be at least 13 years old and not yet 20 years old by August 6, 2017.  Character descriptions and an FAQ is available at www.yaeonline.com.    Rehearsals are held Monday-Friday 5:30-9:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00am-1:00pm. 

  All cast and parents must attend a mandatory welcome meeting on Wednesday, June 7 from 7:00 to 8:00 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. 

There will be no orchestra auditions.  Musicians who are interested should contact Susan Treworgy-Calkins at CONDCTR1@yahoo.com.  Instruments needed include Tenor Saxophone I & II, Guitar I & II, Drums and Bass.  There is no participation fee for orchestra members; however, musicians and parents must attend a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, June 7 from 7:00 to 8:00. 

 

GREASE

Here is Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "Burger Palace Boys" and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical.  Head "greaser" Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their "Summer Nights" as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as "Greased Lightnin'", "It's Raining on Prom Night", "Alone at the Drive-In Movie" recalling the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard and Elvis Presley that became the soundtrack of a generation.

            Director Devery Holmes is a veteran director for the Conejo Players, helming 11 musicals and plays since 1988. Also a singer, dance and actor, Devery is currently performing in the Conejo Players production of HAIRSPRAY.  Devery’s connection to YAE is through her son, A.J. Holmes, a YAE Alumni who performed in past shows including GUYS AND DOLLS and CITY OF ANGELS and more recently has performed the role of Elder Cunningham in THE BOOK OF MORMON, on Broadway and in London and Australia.

            Premium tickets for GREASE are $23 Premium seats are $21 for adults and $17 for children, students and seniors. Super Discount Friday Performance (Friday, August 4 at 7:30pm) are $17 Premium and $14 for all other tickets.  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 (all group sales are final). Call (805) 381-2747 or visit www.yaeonline.com if you have any questions. 

Young Artists Ensemble has received many accolades in the past 36 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 six top honors in the National Youth Arts Awards for the 2014 Teen Summer Musical Jesus Christ Superstar, including Outstanding Production, Outstanding Ensemble, and Outstanding Youth Orchestra.

 

DETAILS FOR CALENDAR LISTINGS

GREASE AUDITIONS

 

WHAT: AUDITIONS FOR GREASE - Named after the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers, the musical is set in 1959 at fictional Rydell High School and follows ten working-class teenagers as they navigate the complexities of peer pressure, politics, personal core values, and love. The score evokes the sounds of early rock and roll.

 

WHEN:

By appointment only

June 3 & 4, 2017

Saturday, June 3: 9:45am, 12:45pm, 3:30pm
Sunday, June 4: 12:45pm & 3:30pm

CALL BACKS:

Monday, June 5 from 6-11 pm

 

Orchestra Auditions
There will be no orchestra auditions.  Musicians who are interested should contact Susan Treworgy-Calkins at CONDCTR1@yahoo.com.  Instruments needed include Tenor Saxophone I & II, Guitar I & II, Drums and Bass. 


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: Actors must bring a resume and prepare a one minute song and bring sheet music in their key.  An accompanist will be provided.  No a cappella or recorded accompaniment is allowed. Contemporary musical theatre music is preferred.  The audition will last approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.

ACTORS IF CAST:  There is a fee of $180. Financial Assistance is available. Mandatory Parents’ meeting on Wednesday, June 7 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm. 


OTHER:  Free parking is always available.

 

DETAILS FOR CALENDAR LISTINGS

GREASE

WHAT: Here is Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding "Burger Palace Boys" and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking "Pink Ladies" in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical.  Head "greaser" Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their "Summer Nights" as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as "Greased Lightnin'", "It's Raining on Prom Night", "Alone at the Drive-In Movie" recalling the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard and Elvis Presley that became the soundtrack of a generation.

 

WHEN:

Performances: July 28 - August 6, 2016
Friday, July 28                        7:30pm           

Saturday, July 29                    7:30pm           

Sunday, July 30                      2:00pm           

Wednesday, August 2            7:30pm           

Thursday, August 3                7:30pm           

Friday, August 4                     7:30pm*         

Saturday, August 5                 7:30pm           

Sunday, August 6                   2:00pm           

 

*Super discount Friday Night

 

WHERE:  

Newbury Park High School Performing Arts Center

456 N. Reino Road

Newbury Park, CA 91320


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


TICKETS: Premium tickets for GREASE are $23 Premium seats are $21 for adults and $17 for children, students and seniors. Super Discount Friday Performance (Friday, August 4 at 7:30pm) are $17 Premium and $14 for all other tickets.  Groups of ten or more receive a discount of 10% if purchased in a single transaction (all group sales are final).

 

OTHER:  Free parking is always available. Accessible seating available by calling (805) 381-1246. 

 
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
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