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    FROM: Dr. Michele Pagen, Theatre & Dance RE: Community Auditions -- New Holiday Show
    Sent:
    8/7/2013 4:10:49 PM
    To: Students, Faculty, Staff


    CAL U TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR ITS NEW HOLIDAY SHOW

     

    Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical

     

    Actors-Singers-Dancers needed

     

    California University’s Department of Theatre and Dance, along with Mon Valley Dance

    Council, will audition performers on Saturday, September 7th for its new holiday show.

    Miracle on 34th Street is based on the 20th Century Fox film. Book, music and lyrics

    are by Meredith Willson, of The Music Man fame. The auditions will be held in Steele

    Hall on the campus of California University of Pennsylvania. Miracle on 34th Street,

    The Musical will be performed December 5th through the 8th on the Mainstage Theatre.

    Male and female performers of all ages will be considered. The production team is in

    need of dancer only and actor/singer/dancers of all ages. Dancers should dress

    appropriately and bring all shoes. Actor/Singer/Dancers should come prepared to

    dance and should prepare a selection from musical theatre between 16 and 32 bars in

    length.

     

     

    DANCER ONLY (AGES 6 THROUGH ADULT)

    10AM-NOON

    Must be there at 9:30am to fill out paperwork.

    Come dressed to move and with all shoes.

    Could also be considered for the ensemble; must also attend that scheduled

    audition time.

    Paraders (strong dancers, no singing/acting required)

     

     

    SUSAN

    10AM-NOON

    Must be there at 9:30 to fill out paperwork.

    Bring sheet music (no a capella singing or recorded accompaniment)

    Character description--a young girl who is city smart and wise beyond her years.

    Actor/singer/dancer needed.

    MAY BE ASKED TO ATTEND A CALLBACK AT 4PM.

     

     

    CHILDREN'S ENSEMBLE (ACTOR-SINGER-DANCERS AGED 5-12)

    11AM-1PM

    Must be there at 10:30 to fill out paperwork.

    Bring sheet music (no a capella singing or recorded accompaniment); bring clothes and

    shoes for the dance portion.

    Actor/singer/dancers between the ages of 5 and 12 are needed. There are

    several musical numbers involving these children.

    MAY BE ASKED TO ATTEND A CALLBACK AT 4PM.

     

     

    TEEN AND ADULT ENSEMBLE

    2PM-4PM

    Must be there at 1:30 to fill out paperwork.

    Bring sheet music (no a capella singing or recorded accompaniment); bring clothes and

    shoes for the dance portion.

    Strong dancers are needed for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (No acting/

    singing required)

    Actor/singer/dancers needed to fill NYC streets, courtroom, Macy's store, etc.

    Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical is directed by Dr. Michele A. Pagen, with

    choreography by Maria Gismondi.

    Please contact the Department of Theatre & Dance at 724.938.4220 for more

    information.