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Audition (Calgary): THE MUSIC MAN – University of Calgary Operetta Company

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Audition (Calgary): THE MUSIC MAN – University of Calgary Operetta Company

The Music Man at University of Calgary Operetta Company!  Open Auditions Sept 7 - 14
The Music Man at University of Calgary Operetta Company! Open Auditions Sept 7 – 14

The University of Calgary Operetta Company is proud to present

“THE MUSIC MAN”

Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson
Based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey
Directed by Colleen Whidden
Choreographed by Jocelyn Hoover
Orchestra Directed by Wendy J. Freeman
Produced by Byron Redd

This audition is Open Call to all students and all community members.
There will be a separate call for pit orchestra musicians; please email info@ucalgaryoperetta.ca to get on the call list.

AUDITIONS FOR ALL PERFORMERS (Actors / Singers / Dancers)
University of Calgary, Craigie Hall ~ Room # F202 (Music Department)
Sat, Sep 7th from 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Thu, Sep 12th from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Fri, Sep 13th from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Sat, Sep 14th from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Mon, Sep 16th from 6:00pm to 10:00pm – Call Backs

BOOKING YOUR AUDITION
Visit: http://ucalgary.ca/operetta/musicman-auditions to SCHEDULE your time and DOWNLOAD the required audition material packet.

MOVEMENT AUDITION
All performers will complete a movement audition that will take place during your acting/singing audition. After you sing you will be asked to learn some choreography with a choreographer. Please wear character shoes, jazz shoes or appropriate dance footwear. Please ensure hair is tied back from your face.

PRODUCTION DATES
January 9-17, 2014
Evening shows ~ Wed-Sat ~ 7:00pm
Matinees ~ Jan 11 & 12 at 2:00pm
Venue: University Theater on the University of Calgary campus

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE (subject to change)
Venue: University of Calgary, Craigie Hall ~ Room F202 (Music Department)
Rehearsals will begin Sep 19th with a full read with lead characters.
Full Cast rehearsals will begin Sep 20th in room F202 and run until mid-December.
Leads: Thursday (6:00pm-9:00pm) and Friday (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Chorus: Friday (6:00pm-9:00pm) and occasional Thursdays
There will be a few weekend rehearsals with the orchestra – dates are TBA.
Rehearsals will resume in early-January (around January 2nd or 3rd) leading into tech-week.
A rehearsal schedule for the entire production will be emailed to you after the cast list is posted.

COURSE CREDIT ~ this show may be taken for university course credit, please visit our site for info: http://www.ucalgary.ca/operetta/coursecredit/ or email Colleen Whidden at operetta@ucalgary.ca.

CHARACTERS & PLOT
See more info here:
http://www.ucalgary.ca/operetta/musicman-characters
http://www.ucalgary.ca/operetta/musicman-plot

Please email info@ucalgaryoperetta.ca with any questions.

EQUITY NOTICE
Equity members, please note that UCalgary Operetta Co. produces shows on a volunteer, recreational basis, we do not pay actors under any circumstances.

“THE MUSIC MAN” is presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

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