Auburn Area Community Theatre to host auditions Dec. 9 and 10 for ‘Disney’s High School Musical Jr.’

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Auburn Area Community Theatre invites youth ages 13 to 18 to audition on Dec. 9 and 10 for the smash hit movie musical that will come to life on stage: Disney’s High School Musical Jr. Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extracurricular activities. The show’s infectious, danceable songs are sure to engage performers and audiences alike.
Auditions will take place each day from 4 to 7 p.m. Please come prepared to present a one-minute (or less) monologue and sing 30 seconds of an acapella song. A number from a Broadway Musical is preferred.
There will also be a dance and movement portion of the audition. Casting will be flexible and diverse, not identical to the movie, so don’t be afraid to bring us your original ideas for your character. You may sign up for an audition time slot online at www.auburnact.org, or simply show up at auditions and get the next available opening. Online sign-up is highly recommended. High school graduates will not be accepted..
Callbacks, by invitation only, will be held Dec. 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. Rehearsals will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 16 and Jan. 6 to Feb. 19 and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until noon from Jan. 4 to Feb. 22.
Technical and dress rehearsals will be Feb. 24 to 27h from 4 to 9 p.m. Performances will be Feb. 28 and 29 and March 2, 5 and 7 at 6:30 p.m. and Feb. 29 and March 7 at 2 p.m.
You can access audition tips, rehearsal attendance policy, audition slot sign-up and more information at www.auburnact.org. We look forward to showcasing this energetic and infectious show.
Disney’s High School Musical Jr. is presented through special arrangement with
Music Theater International (MTI). This show will be directed by Bailey Murphy, who can be contacted by email at bfm0005@tigermail.auburn.edu.
About the AACT:
Auburn Area Community Theatre is a nonprofit organization that exists to serve the Auburn-Opelika area. Its purpose is to provide an opportunity for education and participation in the world of theatre and present a quality, entertaining, and thought-provoking theatre experience. The AACT is actively soliciting new members who have an interest in helping the growth of community theatre. AACT members and the community-at-large are encouraged to participate.
For more information, visit www.auburnact.org.

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