Summer Stock Stage Auditions April 24-25 at Park Tudor School

Indianapolis IN – Summer Stock Stage auditions will be held April 24-25 at Park Tudor School.

What is Summer Stock Stage? Summer Stock Stage is a premier educational theater group that provides central Indiana high school students with an extraordinary performing arts experience. Summer Stock Stage features performers ages 13-18, from 40+ schools throughout central Indiana.

When are auditions? Auditions for the 2015 main stage productions of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Mary Poppins will take place Friday, April 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 25 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Who can audition? Auditions are open to all students who will begin 8th grade in the Fall of 2015 through those who will graduate from high school in the Spring of 2015. Summer Stock Stage is committed to inclusive casting and students of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.

Where are auditions being held?  Auditions will be held at Park Tudor School, located at 7200 N. College Avenue, Indianapolis 46240. Students should arrive at the Studio Theatre door of the Fine Arts Building by 4 p.m. on the 24th, or by 1 p.m. on the 25th.  Students may audition for one or both shows.

Why should I audition? Students who have a strong interest in pursuing a musical theater career beyond high school should consider auditioning. This is an intensive, pre-professional program designed to equip young students for collegiate and professional theater programs.

What should I bring to the audition? Those auditioning should bring a current photo of themselves as well as completed audition and conflict forms. They should prepare 16 bars of a musical theater selection and bring sheet music in the correct key for the accompanist. Those auditioning will also be asked to participate in a dance audition. Students may audition as dancers only. Professional headshots and/or resumés are not necessary at auditions. Complete information at http://summerstockstage.com/get-involved/auditions/.

What is the time commitment? Most production rehearsals occur Monday through Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday rehearsals are also scheduled as needed. Performances will be run from June 25 to 28 for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and July 22 to 26 for Mary Poppins. Spelling Bee will rehearse in June and Mary Poppins will rehearse in BOTH June and July.

Summer Stock Stage’s Mission – Enriching our community through theater by inspiring young people to learn, connect, and perform.

For immediate release

For more information, contact:
Rachel Riegel, Managing Director
Telephone: 317-402-2609
rachel@summerstockstage.com

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