The Arvada Center Announces Auditions for Its Children’s Theatre Production of Seussical

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will hold auditions for the musical, Seussical on Monday, November 13, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd,, Arvada 80003. Callbacks will be held on Tuesday, November 14.  Seussical will be directed by David and Julie Payne, musical direction by Keith Ewer and choreography by Piper Arpan. The Arvada Center Artistic Producer of Musical Theatre is Rod A. Lansberry.

Auditions are by appointment only, call 720-898-7200 to schedule a time. Please do not contact the production staff to schedule an appointment. Must be 18 years of age or older to be considered for a part.

Requirements:

Needed are experienced actors with strong character, vocal, and dance skills. Individuals of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to audition. Roles are non-equity, paid positions.  Actors should prepare a 1-minute piece of published children's poetry. That could include Dr. Seuss, Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky, etc., as long as it rhymes and tells a story and 16 – 32 bars of an up-tempo song from a contemporary pop musical. Bring sheet music in the appropriate key, as an accompanist is provided. Use of CD or a cappella singing is not acceptable. A current résumé and headshot are required.

Production Details:

Rehearsals for Seussical will begin on Monday, January 15, 2018, rehearsing weekdays from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The production opens on Friday, February 2, running through May 25, 2018. Performances are Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. and noon, and various Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. For a complete schedule go to https://arvadacenter.org/on-stage/

Seussical - Character Breakdown:

10 Actors Needed – 5 females, 3 males, 2 male or female - Several will need to play multiple characters.