Friday, September 27, 2013

Casting Teens in Three Supporting Roles in Elvis Musical 'All Shook Up,'Tex-Arts, Lakeway

Tex-Arts Lakeway TX
TexARTS is looking for talented young male actors ages 13-18 for an upcoming production of the rockin’ ‘50s musical All Shook Up.

All Shook Up musicalInspired by Twelfth Night and other Shakespearean comedies and built around songs made famous by Elvis Presley, All Shook Up is a fun jukebox musical comedy. It takes place in 1955, somewhere in middle America, where one girl’s dream and a surprise visit from a mysterious leather-jacketed, guitar-playing stranger help a small town to discover the magic of romance and the power of rock & roll. Among the 24 songs featured in the score are classics such as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Love me Tender,” Don’t Be Cruel,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” and of course the title tune.

All Shook Up rehearses from 10am to 1pm Saturdays beginning immediately and on Fridays from 6 to 8pm on an as needed basis. Performances are February 1-2 and February 8-9. Actors should be prepared to be called for technical and dress rehearsals during the weeks of production.

Direction by Broadway veteran Keenah Armitage (Bio) -- Musical Direction by Nissa Kahle (Bio)

TexARTS is currently casting for the following roles:

Jim Haller - Natalie’s widowed father. Middle-aged and messy, he still longs for his wife
Dennis – An awkward young man. He aspires to be a dentist.
Dean Hyde – Matilda’s (the mayor) teenage son. He has spent his youth at military boarding schools and he has never disobeyed his mother.

Stipends are available.

TexARTS is a non-profit 501(C)(3) institution. We offer musical theatre, dance, visual arts, voice, and acting classes for various ages. In addition to the classes in our Academy we also produce a number of professional shows in-house at our Kam and James Morris Theatre. Our Mission is to cultivate a thriving arts community by exposing all people to the visual and performing arts. We prepare and promote exceptional young talent to achieve their fulles potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens. We are recognized throughout the region for our world-class Professional theatre and educational programs.

For more information or to audition please contact or call us at 512.852.9079

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