Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse in downtown Rock Island is thrilled to announce local auditions for their upcoming productions of ANNIE and NEWSIES on August 11, 18 and 19th.  Those auditioning must be available for all rehearsals and performances as scheduled and must prepare a verse and chorus or 16 bars of a Broadway song. Music from the show is acceptable. They should bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.  Young performers should dress comfortably (please no costumes, wigs or makeup for Annie) and provide a non-returnable photo, as well as a brief résumé. Those attending might be asked to read from the script and/or learn a brief dance combination.
CHILDREN’S AUDITIONS
Girls-only auditions for ANNIE will be held at the theater on Saturday, Aug. 11.  Auditions are by appointment only and will be held at 9:30, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Boys and girls auditions for NEWSIES and additional girls-only auditions for ANNIE will be held at the theater on Saturday, Aug. 18.  Auditions are by appointment only and will be held at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
To request an audition appointment, call Sue at 309-786-2667, ext. 312.  Please note: Video submissions will not be accepted for children’s roles.
ADULT AUDITIONS
Adult open-call auditions for ANNIE and NEWSIES will be held at the theater on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 19 at 9:30  a.m. Please note:  Adults who are unable to attend in person can email video submissions with a resume and photo to travisleesmith@yahoo.com.
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