Backstage, Inc., is pleased to announce auditions for the 2012 production of Heart of the Tin Trunk, a large scale historical musical performing July 27 - August 5 at the 850-seat Concert Stage at the Festival Institute in Round Top. For this second annual staging we are looking for actors, singers and dancers of all shapes, and ages. This year, we will be holding open auditions in Bastrop, Brenham, and La Grange. All actors in the cast will receive a stipend for their contributions to the show. An additional travel stipend may be given for performers traveling from more than 25 miles from La Grange.
A battered old tin trunk reveals its hidden heart through family treasures that recall storied memories of perseverance, bravery and family spirit that bring adventure, discovery and love to a young Texas girl. The story takes you from today's generation to the heart of the historic Czech lands, where a mother faces a terrifying decision to take her children on a dangerous journey across an unknown ocean in search of a new life in Texas.
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We will begin rehearsals on Monday, July 2nd in La Grange. Most rehearsals will be held in the evening, Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays. You will not be called if you are not in the scenes we are working that night.
Auditions In BASTROP – Thursday, April 26th at Inspirations Dance Studio - Located in Alum Creek in the Twister Cheer Building - 1289 Highway 71 E , Bastrop, TX 78602
Acting/Singing Auditions will be from 6-8:00 pm in the small studio. Please prepare 16 bars and a monologue. An accompanist will be provided. If you do not have anything prepared, we will have sides and songs available there for you to perform.
Dance Audition from 8-9:00 pm in the large studio. Please come prepared to move, with proper shoes and clothes. Even if you only consider yourself a “mover,” and not a dancer, we would still like to see you. The dance call will be tailored to suit a variety of ability levels. Similarly, if you consider yourself to be “only” a dancer, we still ask that you show up to the acting/singing portion of the audition.
Auditions in BRENHAM- Monday, April 23rd at the Unity Theatre - 300 Church Street - Brenham, Texas 77833
Acting/Singing Auditions will be from 5-7:30 pm.
Dance Auditions will be held from 7:30-8:30 pm.
Auditions in LA GRANGE - Wednesday, April 25th at St. Paul Lutheran Church - 427 South Washington Street, La Grange, TX 78945
We will audition children from 3-5 pm. (Grades 1-8. If you are in high school, please come to the adult auditions.) Please count on being there for as much of the full 2 hours as possible, as we will work with the children in a group. Children do not need to worry about preparing anything for the audition.
Adult Acting/Singing Auditions will be from 5-8pm.
Dance Auditions will be held from 8-9 pm.
For questions or more information, please contact Mickey Burdick. (email@example.com or by phone: 646.382.3039)