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Open auditions for Community Theatre Players’ ‘Evita’

December 20, 2012
Adirondack Daily Enterprise

LAKE PLACID - The Community Theatre Players will host open auditions for their spring musical from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts.

For anyone who cannot attend, auditions may be made by appointment by emailing communitytheatreplayers@gmail.com.

This May, CTP will be presenting Evita at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The music was written by Andrew Lloyd Weber with book and lyrics by Tim Rice. Bonnie B. Brewer is directing the production, with music direction by Phill Greenland and choreography by Terpsie Toon.

Evita is a pop-opera, and is entirely sung. There is no spoken dialogue. Those auditioning will sing with piano, and the keys are identical to the Original Broadway Cast recording. Those that would like to be considered for featured dance roles should be prepared and dressed to dance.

Performances dates are May 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. and May 26 at 2 p.m. Interested parties must be available for every performance as well as all technical rehearsals. People are asked to bring their personal calendar to the audition and be prepared to give schedule conflicts.

The role of Eva Peron has been cast.

The following are available roles:

ENSEMBLE (15 to 60, eight strong singers playing Eva's family, Descamisados, The Military, The Aristocracy, Cabinet Members) For auditions, please sing one verse of "A New Argentina." All ensemble roles have featured character solos.

There is an optional pre-audition workshop being held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts.

In the first part of the workshop, Phill will talk about basic audition technique, tips and vocal fixes, and how to prepare an audition piece. In part two of the workshop, Phill will help attendees choose and prepare an audition song for CTP's production of Evita. This workshop is for adult performers only, no children need attend.

The fee for this workshop is a $5 donation to CTP.

For More information, email communitytheatreplayers@gmail.com.

 
 

 

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