Indianapolis, IN – Summer Stock Stage announces auditions for Bonnie & Clyde and Shrek the Musical.
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 to 18, from 40+ schools throughout Central Indiana.
When are auditions? Auditions for the 2016 main stage productions of Bonnie & Clyde and Shrek the Musical will take place Friday, April 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 16 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Who can audition? Auditions are open to all students who will begin 8th grade in the Fall of 2016 through those who will graduate from high school in the Spring of 2016. 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 15th or by 1 p.m. on the 16th. 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. Professional headshots and/or resumés are not necessary at auditions. Complete information at https://summerstockstage.com/get-involved/auditions/.
What is the time commitment? Most production rehearsals occur Monday through Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday rehearsals are also scheduled as needed. Rehearsals and performances for Bonnie & Clyde will run from June 4-26 and for Shrek the Musical from June 27-July 24.
Summer Stock Stage’s Mission – Enriching our community through theater by inspiring young people to learn, connect, and perform.
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For more information, contact:
Rachel Riegel, Managing Director