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Monroe Actors Stage Company will hold auditions for the drama "Dark of the Moon"on Sunday and Monday, November 12 and 13 at 7:00p.m. at the Capitol Theater in Waterloo, IL. Director Pat Hunsaker will be casting 13 men and 12 women ranging in age from teens to seventies. Production dates are February 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18, 2018.

The play, written by Howard Richardson and William Bendy, is a fantasy folk tale that takes place in an area of the Appalachian Mountains. For more information, contact Pat Hunsaker at 618-398-5807 or at: 
phunsaker@charter.net

 

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Hard Road Theatre is proud to announce auditions for their winter musical: BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO. BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO is an original jukebox musical featuring Neil Sedaka songs. Set in the early 1960s, the plot of the show follows two friends, Lois and Marge, who travel to a resort in the Catskill mountains on Labor Day weekend to overcome a recent breakup. While there, romance flourishes in the most unusual places.

Auditions for BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO will be held on Sunday, November 12th and Monday, November 13th at 6:00 p.m. at the Highland Upper Elementary Auditorium, 1800 Lindenthal Ave., Highland, IL. There are roles for 3 men and 3 women. Those auditioning should come prepared with 16 measures of a Broadway-style piece that illustrates their vocal abilities. Those auditioning should also be prepared to learn a short dance routine and need to be aware of any conflicts they have through January 28th. An accompanist will be provided. No recordings will be allowed. Performances are scheduled for January 19th, 20th, 21st, 26th, and 27th.

Hard Road Theatre Productions is a non-profit theatre organization committed to providing Highland and the surrounding area with high-quality, affordable, live theatre productions.

 

For more info. please visit www.hardroad.org

 

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DaySpring Arts and Education will hold auditions for The Wizard of Oz and Beauty and the Beast on Monday, November 20!

Everyone that auditions is required to register for a Musical Theatre Class. Please download a form
here.  All students that register will be in the show. (Auditions required to be considered for a named role).

The Wizard of Oz
Maryland Heights Location: Ages 9-12
Auditions: 6-7:30pm
Crestwood Location: All Ages    
Auditions, 4-6pm

Beauty and the Beast
Maryland Heights Location: Ages 13 & Up    
Auditions: 3:30-6pm
    
Students ages 5-8 can participate by registering for "Beginning Musical Theatre" classes. The Friday class (ages 7-12) will be performing in Beauty & the Beast and the Saturday class (ages 5-8) will be performing in Wizard of Oz. 

No audition required. Maryland Heights Location.

Audition Preparations:

Monologue:

Older students need a 1 minute monologue in addition to their song.
You can find age appropriate monologue collections at the library or online by searching for "monologues for teens", "monologues for kids",  "monologues from literature", or similar.  This monologue needs to be memorized. You will be stopped after 90 seconds so please time your monologue and make sure it's not too long.

Song:

All auditioning students need to prepare 1 musical theater song that is 1-1.5 minutes long to sing for the audition. (Please do not use church or pop music as it is a different vocal style and won't show us what we need to see).  This song should be practiced and performed as if you are singing it on stage in a show.  Please remember to use your face and body to really act the song.  Just standing there and singing with little or no emotion does not show us what we need to see. If your chosen song is longer than 1.5 minutes find a good stopping place or decide how to cut it down. We will stop you after 2 minutes so please time your song and make sure it is within the guidelines.

Everyone will need sheet music to sing with or a karaoke track to sing with or sheet music in the correct key. You may not sing along with a soundtrack/CD with a singer singing their part nor may they sing acapella.  Please see below for info on where to find music.

Where to Find Music:

Karaoke Track:

You can easily find karaoke music on itunes. Just search your song name and "karaoke" and you are likely to find many choices. These tracks are usually $0.99 - $1.29.
You can also find many karaoke tracks on YouTube.com.  All Karaoke Tracks and YouTube links must be emailed to me at:

aprilmccandless@dayspringarts.org
 
no later than Monday, Nov. 13. This prevents technical issues on the day of auditions.

Sheet Music:

You can find most songs online at sheetmusicplus.com. On this website, you are able to purchase and download just one song's sheet music and print it on your home computer. This is usually between $3-5.

Please call the office at 314-291-8878 if you have any questions.​


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Act Two Theatre will hold auditions for Dearly Departed on November 20 and 21 at 7pm.  Callbacks by invitation on Nov. 21 or 26, to be determined.


Dearly Departed - By David Bottrell and Jessie Jones - Directed by Jacki Goodall

Performance Dates: February 9, 10, 11 & 16, 17, 18
Auditions will consist of cold-reading from the script. More info and character descriptions to follow later this week.

We are proud to announce that the hilarious and irreverent comedy DEARLY DEPARTED will launch our spectacular line-up of shows on February 9, 2018. The show will be directed by Act Two veteran actor and director Jacki Goodall. Auditions will be November 20 and 21 at 7pm. Complete audition details will be posted here later this week. This is a larger cast show requiring a plethora of mature actors in addition to actors of all ages. 

Here's some info about the show:

Short Synopsis: A southern comedy of caskets and country craziness puts the "fun" in funeral. When "mean and surly" Mr. Turpin suddenly dies, his nitwit relations from church and county come together to merrily mark his demise in a hilarious melting pot which includes a loud Bible thumping widow, a businessman who cleans parking lots, a reverend with the runs, a tubby junk food enthusiast, and a super-duper suspicious wife.

Visit our website for more information at:

https://www.acttwotheatre.com
 
St. Peters Cultural Arts Centre
One St. Peters Centre Blvd.
St. Peters, MO 63376
Performing Arts Theatre is in the City Hall building, Western(far right) most building at the opposite end from the Rec-Plex.


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Looking Glass Playhouse will hold auditions for the 2017-18 winter musical, “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson".  Auditions will be held at the theater on Saturday, December 9, at 1:00. Candidates for roles should be prepared to sing (scream) 16 measure of an irreverent rock n’ roll song, do a cold reading from the script, and swagger your way through a short dance combo! For further information, please contact the director, Gigi Dowling Urban, at dongi33@aol.com or call 618-530-6124. Production dates are January 25, 26, 27, 28 & February 1, 2, 3, & 4, 2018. Please:only adults or teens 16+ w/written parent permission provided at auditions.


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Gateway Center for Performing Arts will hold auditions for Crazy for You.

AUDITIONS:


December 9th - 10th, 2017
Open to Grades 5th - 12th
8045 Big Bend Blvd. Suite 200, Webster Groves, MO, 63119

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song.  Sheet music is strongly preferred; no transpositions and no lead sheets.  CD accompaniment tracks with no vocals are acceptable.  No a capella singing.  Songs from Crazy For You are acceptable.

Actors will be notified after their appointment if they are needed at callbacks. Not being invited to callbacks does not necessarily mean an actor will not be offered a role. 

Appointments will be taken starting October 28th. Call 314.877.8138 or email artistic@gcpastl.org for more information or to make an appointment!

Audition Schedule

Saturday:


1:30 PM Registration Opens
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Vocal Appointments
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Dance Call Backs
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Read/Sing Call Backs

Sunday:


12:30 PM Registration Opens
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Vocal Appointments
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Dance Call Backs
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Dance Call Backs  
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM Final Lead Call Backs

Cast and Parent Meeting - Friday, February 2nd at 5:00 PM

Actors pay a production fee of $135 for 17-18 Main Stage Productions.*
Need based financial assistance and payment plans are available on request.

*All actors and students must register and create an account with the GCPA registration system. There is an annual registration fee of $20 applied to each individual or $30 per family. This registration fee covers 12 months of GCPA programming. 

PERFORMANCES:

Friday, April 27th at 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 28th at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Sunday, April 29th at 2:00 PM

 

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