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Family Music Theatre

Cedar Valley College Family Music Theater

Directed by Dr. Sam Germany

Announces Open Auditions by appointment only
(Go to external site http://www.familymusictheatre.org to make an appointment.)
for its Summer 2018 Production:

NEWSIES

Auditions:
Monday, August 13, 2018 - ALL Vocal Auditions
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - (1) Dance Auditions for all Newsies,
(2) Acting Auditions for all non-Newsie roles
Callbacks, if needed, Wednesday August 15

Sign up for auditions at: http://www.familymusictheatre.org
Cedar Valley College Performance Hall, 3030 N. Dallas Ave., Lancaster, TX 75134

Rehearsals Begin Monday, August 20, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Performances:

October 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, 2018
Friday & Saturday Evenings 7:30 p.m. · Saturday Matinees 1:30 p.m
(October 19 requires a Full day committment.) .

  • Cast Requirements: Adults, Teens, 1 Child 
    1. Large Newsie cast with featured singing & dancing roles (see casting details attached or on webpage); desired group of 18-30 singer/dancers, able to pass as 13-early 20s; (should be mostly guys, but some girls will be accepted); gymnastics, tap dance specialties needed!
    2. Featured adult cast – non-dancing roles
    3. Chorus girls/nun ensemble – 4-6 singing/dancing girls
    4. 1 featured male child role – singing/dancing
  • Audition Requirements:
      • Sing best 16 bars of Broadway song with piano (approximately 1 minute is a good guide). With this in mind, prepare cuts in your songs BEFORE your audition which properly demonstrate your vocal abilities. Accompanist provided. Please bring sheet music.  No soundtracks.  No "A Capella", please. 
      • All potential Newsies (+Katherine) will participate in extensive choreography audition on 2nd night of auditions. Tap choreography will also be required. Wear appropriate footwear. Gymnastics/tumbling skills demonstrated. Come dressed to dance.
    1. Auditionees will be required to fill out an audition form upon arrival including previous theatre experience, conflicts during the rehearsal period, and contact information
    2. Auditionees must guarantee no conflicts in final rehearsal period October 1-11 and all performances. Ensemble must have Saturdays available for dance rehearsals.
    3. COURSE CREDIT! Those cast will be encouraged to enroll in either MUSP 1391, DRAM 1120, or Cont. Ed. equivalent courses. Rehearsals, workdays, & performances constitute the course. There are NO other required meetings.

Great songs: Santa Fe, Seize the Day, The World Will know, Carry the Banner, King of New York, Watch What Happens, and more.

NEWSIES is presented through exclusive arrangement with Music Theatre International.

Details of audition to be found at www.familymusictheatre.com
For more information, call 972-860-8134 or email sgermany@dcccd.edu">edu


For more information see the CVC FMT Facebook Page,
or contact Dr. Sam Germany
972-860-8134
Cedar Valley College
3030 North Dallas Avenue
Lancaster, TX 75134