AUDITIONS- Auditions are open to performers 14 and up, with exception to the role of Les, open to boys ages 8-13. Please prepare one minute of a song in the style of “Newsies” and most like the character you are auditioning for. Female newsies will also be cast. All roles are open to any ethnicity.
Plan to sing with accompaniment, no a capella vocal auditions, please. An accompanist will be available, or you may provide your own. Tracks can also be used. If you are using a track please upload and/or provide link to track in the following google folder. DOWNLOAD IT FIRST.
Print and fill out the audition form with an attached photo of yourself to present at time of audition. You may also include a resume with the form, if you would like.
Please, also select and prepare to read or recite one audition side, provided in the audition folder, to show us your acting abilities and range. Be aware that you may be asked to also read something other than what you have prepared, otherwise please only plan to present one side. Be prepared, you may be asked to read with a specific New York accent, if you are able.
Boys, age 8-13 auditioning for the role of Les will sing a song provided in the Audition Folder and an audition side for Les. Auditions for Les are Nov 10th from 6pm-6:30pm.
Dance auditions will be held on November 10-11, 2022, from 9pm-10pm on both nights. You may sign up for a dance audition on the day of your regular audition, or on a separate audition day, according to your preference.
If you are unable to attend in person auditions on the assigned dates, you may prepare and tape one minute of a song in the style of “Newsies, “ as well as one character audition side provided in the audition folder. A dance audition tape may be requested as well. Please email a link to your audition video (google drive or YouTube are the preferred formats) to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Also, download the audition form, fill it out, and send it with the link.
PLEASE DO NOT just fill in the audition form in the Google Drive Folder.
DOWNLOAD IT FIRST.
If all audition slots are Full- please text Celeste Baillio for a available time 443-536-8670
Callbacks will be by invitation on Saturday, November 12 at Providence Elementary beginning at 9 a.m. More specific times will be posted that day. Auditioners may only be asked to come to a portion of the callback. All callback materials will be added to the Google Audition Folder the week of callbacks. A second callback may be added as needed, and would also be by invitation.
Just because you may not receive a callback does not mean you will not be cast in the show.
The cast list will be posted at www.musictheatrewest.org within a couple days of final callbacks.
Please email with any questions firstname.lastname@example.org
If there is no auditon slots available, please text Celeste Baillio, and she will find you a spot. 443-536-8670