Thursday, May 28, 2015

audition notice for youth and young adult performers - GYPSY - Scottsdale Musical Theater Company - June 8

Audition Dates/Times:    
Newsboys/Newsgirls –
Monday, June 8th @ 5:00pm

Farmboys –
Monday, June 8th @ 6:00pm

Location -                              
Conservatory of Dance
13637 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix
(on the southeast corner of Tatum and Thunderbird)

You will need to email or call to reserve an audition spot. Email or call at 602-909-4215

Audition Requirements - 

Newsboys/Newsgirls and Farmboys will all have to dance starting at the times listed above. Please wear shoes that you can move in. No hard soled heels will be allowed. You will sing following the dance call.

Please have one song prepared, not to exceed 32 bars. No cds or acapella singing will be allowed, an accompanist will be provided. Please do not sing anything from the show. For Farmboys, you may also be asked to do a monologue, not to exceed 1 minute, so please have one prepared just in case.

Performance Dates -          
August 20th – 23rd

Rehearsals start -                
Early July and will be on Tuesday and Thursday nights and Saturday and Sunday afternoons. All rehearsals will be held at Conservatory of Dance. Not all roles will be required at all rehearsals. There will be a rehearsal schedule available at auditions to check potential conflicts.

Director/Choreographer: David Hock
Musical Director/Conductor: Kevin Hayward
Stage Manager: Karen Carvelli

Character Breakdown -

Farmboys - Boys Rose has added to the act. They are June and Louise's only form of friendship. They end up leaving the act when June leaves as well. Must be strong dancers and singers. Acting ability is a must.
Vocal Range: Various
Age Range: Late teens to Early 20s, but need to be able to also look like teenage boys.

Newsboys/Newsgirls - 3 children that Rose picks up along the way that are in the act with Baby June and Baby Louise. All need to be able to sing and be able to do intermediate/advance dance steps.
Age Range: 8-11

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