Youth Theater Auditions – The Wiz

01/05/2011

Auditions for kids and teens 8 to 18

New England Theatre

Massachusetts children’s theater auditions – The Wiz (Youth Version)

The Wiz (TYA – Theatre for Youth version)
Join us on a magical journey as Dorothy is swept away by a tornado to the Land of Oz. Scarecrow, Tin man and Lion escort her as they Ease On Down the Road to meet The Wiz. She will need some help to find her way Home in this soulful R&B adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s classic story, adapted into a musical that is fun for the whole family.

Auditions for The Wiz
Mount Wachusett Community College, room 182
Saturday, February 5 by appointment only;
ages 8 – 12 at 10:00am or 11:00am;
ages 13 – 18 at 12:00pm or 1:30pm;
teen callbacks at 3pm (if needed).

TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT CALL THE THEATRE AT THE MOUNT BOX OFFICE AT 978 632-2403,
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 9:30AM TO 12:30PM or 1:30PM to 2:30PM, OR
E-MAIL YOUR APPOINTMENT REQUEST TO box-office@mwcc.mass.edu.

AUDITIONERS WILL BE ASKED TO SING A SHORT VOCAL SELECTION THAT WILL BE TAUGHT AT THE AUDITION; AND THERE WILL BE A DANCE AUDITION, (combination also taught at the audition) FOR ALL ROLES AND CHORUS (wear appropriate clothing and footwear). Some performers will also be asked to do cold-readings from the script.

Performance Dates: April 12, 13, 14, 15, at 9:30am and 12:00noon; April 16 at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Performances will be held during school hours, so all cast members must be willing and able to take 4 days off from school/work.

Tentative Rehearsal Schedule: Sundays from 2:00pm to 5:00pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
Cast Requirements 18-22 – Large cast of children and teens (ages 8 through 18).

For more information contact Professor Gail Steele at 978 630-9162 or at g_steele@mwcc.mass.edu.
BRING a pen with you to fill out the audition form when you arrive (pink for females, blue for males)

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