Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Auditions: Alice in Wonderland by Austin Summer Musical for Children, May 5

Austin Summer Musical for Children

Auditions for this year's show Alice in Wonderland are scheduled for Saturday, May 5 from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Boyd Vance Theatre in the George Washington Carver Museum. The museum and theatre are located at 1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702, which will also be the location of the performances. (click for map)

White Rabbit Alice in Wonderland John TennielAuditions will consist of script reading, choreographed steps, and singing. The artistic director is asking the applicant to prepare a 1-2 minute presentation that shows theatrical talents to their best advantage. There will be a couple of scripts to read if the auditioner chooses not to bring a preferred script. The choreographer will teach the applicant a small routine and watch the applicant perform it. The music director will have the applicant sing a song of his or her choice. The applicant may choose the song provided by the group or may bring one of his or her own. The music should be of a Broadway or pop style. There will be an accompanist available.

Note: Our cast consists of individuals who are graduating high school seniors and older who volunteer their time to be a part of this wonderful experience.

Please call 217-4911 to set up an appointment (walk-ins also accepted). Actors missing more than 2 rehearsals should expect to be dismissed with regrets from the cast due to the limited rehearsal schedule and our desire for a wonderful show.

The Austin Summer Musical For Children is celebrating 25 years of performing free children's musical theatre by entertaining delighted children and their families with familiar stories, catchy music, lively choreography, and colorful costumes. The cast interacts with the audience during the performances and in the autograph line to provide the children with maximum exposure to live characters. With a cast of 12, the ensemble provides wonderful family fun for the Austin community.

We would be delighted to provide you with any additional information you might require to join us in this amazing event. Please contact Debbie Touchet, the assistant director, with any questions: dtouchet@swbell.net or 217-4911.

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