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A Chorus Line – Auditions
23/06/2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
**A CHORUS LINE AUDITIONS**
- Are you aged 12+* (no upper age limit)?
- Do you love to Sing, Dance and Act?
- Would you like to work with theatre professionals to create a full-scale musical?
Then we are looking for you!
What happens when you put 80 young performers together in a professional theatre with an amazing Choreographer, superb Director, a fantastic Musical Director, breathtaking set and costumes with outstanding lighting designs…. pure theatrical magic, that’s what!
The aim of ‘A CHORUS LINE’ is to provide up to 80 youngsters aged 11-28 with the opportunity to work together in a professional theatre. The ONE week project culminates in four performances of a full-scale musical under the supervision of a highly skilled creative team including a professional Director, Choreographer, Musical Director, Musicians and Technical team all in just 1 week!
The Project provides students with a unique opportunity to take an active interest in the performing arts and is a good foundation for those wishing to further their careers in this field. As well as being actively involved in the arts, it helps our young cast build confidence, develop learning skills, unite with a range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, have fun in an imaginative and creative environment, and of course, make lots of new friends!
Over the week students will work hard learning their lines, rehearsing songs and practicing dance routines, all with an enthusiasm and dedication that is unprecedented.
COST – The cost for this course is £120 which will include all scripts and a company t-shirt. If you are successful we will send an invoice with all payment details.
AUDITIONS – There is no audition fee. Course fees must be paid in full after a place is successfully offered in the production.
SCHOLARSHIPS – We have one 100% and one 50% scholarship available.
IMPORTANT DATES –
• Audition date: Sunday 23rd June, to be held at Bourne Academy, Hadow Rd, Bournemouth BH10 5HS.
• Results emailed out (un/successful): Monday 1st July
• First company read through: Sunday 21st July
• First full day of rehearsals: Sunday 8th September
• Additional All day rehearsal: Sunday 29th September
• Rehearsal week: Sunday 27th October – Friday 1st November
• Performance date: Saturday 2nd November
UNAVAILABILITY – Please advise us prior to the audition of any dates you are unavailable.
For PRINICIPAL GIRL roles we would like you to prepare the songs ‘NOTHING’ and ‘WHAT I DID FOR LOVE’
For PRINCIPAL BOY roles we would ask you to prepare ‘I CAN DO THAT’.
Lyric sheets and tracks will be emailed out to those auditioning for Principal roles.
Scripts will be given on the day of the audition.
Students are to wear any comfortable dancewear. Bring jazz, tap and/or ballet shoes if you have them.
* 11 for the audition, 12 by the time of the show.
All further enquiries should be directed to the JLDA office: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to working with you all on this fabulous production!
A CHORUS LINE
Conceived and Originally Directed and Choreographed by
Books by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Edward Kleban
Co-Choreographed by Bob Avian
Original Broadway Production produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival,
Joseph Papp, Producer, in association with Plum Productions, Inc.
By arrangement with MusicScope and Stage Musicals Limited of New York