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Alpine Community Theater Announces Auditions for 2019 Winter Show

Alpine Community Theater, 16 August 2019

Alpine Community Theater (ACT) has sent out a call for AUDITIONS for A Christmas Carol: The Musical!, which will be performed November 29 through December 9, 2019.  Auditions will be held Saturday, September 14, at the Valentine Theater, 839 North 900 East, in American Fork.

Audition times are as follows: Children (8-12) 9:00 to noon; teens (13-18) 11:30 to 4:30; and adults (19 and up) 12:30 to 4:30.  Plan to spend two hours to complete the audition process.  Please contact Laura Snyder in advance at 801-404-0736 if a time other than what is outlined above is needed.  All ages from 8 to 88 are needed and invited to audition!

The following information will help you prepare for the auditions:
 
SINGING: Please be prepared to sing 16 measures of an upbeat Broadway musical (nothing from Wicked or Hamilton please).  Bring your own accompaniment tracks (without vocals) on your own electronic device.  A pianist WILL NOT be provided.  
 
DANCING: Be prepared to learn dance steps by wearing appropriate footwear and clothing (no flip-flops or sandals).  You will be asked to perform the dance steps learned as a group during auditions.  Please let us know if you can tap.  Tappers are needed!
 
ACTING: Some may be asked to read lines and do some improvisation.  Presenting a one-minute monologue is optional at call backs only. 
 
SPECIAL SKILLS: If you have special skills, such as gymnastics or acrobatics, please let us know at auditions.  We would love to see these special talents!  
 
CALL BACKS: Call backs will be held September 17 through 19. If we need you to return for a callback, you will be notified as to which date and time.  Not every role needs a callback, so please remember to check the final cast list, even if you didn’t get called back.  Callbacks will be held at the Valentine Theater.
 
FINAL CAST LIST: The final cast list will be posted on our website on Friday, September 20th, after 7:00 p.m.  Please check the final cast list even if you did not receive a call back!
 
MANDATORY PARENT/CAST/STAFF MEETING: If you or your child is cast in this musical, you must attend this meeting with your child on Tuesday, September 24th, at the Valentine Theater from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Valentine Theater.  Leads will stay for a read through until 10:00 p.m.
 
 
We need your help! 
 
We need enthusiastic, energetic, community-minded volunteers to help us. We need stage managers, stage crew, costume designers, seamstresses, music directors, sound and lighting specialists, choreographers, hair and make-up specialists, set builders, set artists, set dressers, secretaries, audition coordinators, rehearsal supervisors, ticketing, publicity, fundraising, and much more!  For more information contact Laura Snyder at 801-404-0736 or visit our website at: www.AlpineCommunityTheater.org.
 
Show Information:
 
A Christmas Carol: The Musical!
 
Based on the story by Charles Dickens, from the creators of Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid
 
Music by Alan Menken 
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Book by Mike Ockrent and Lynn Ahrens
 
Enjoy all the nostalgia of the holidays wrapped up in this lively musical retelling!  A Christmas Carol: The Musical! will surprise and delight those who are familiar with the original, while entertaining the entire family with a holiday classic and an experience they’ll not soon forget.
 
A Christmas Carol: The Musical! is a holiday must-see, filled with beautiful melodies that families will sing all the way home!