Archive for Thursday, February 28, 2008

JoCo Theatre in the Park auditions this weekend

February 28, 2008

Audtions for roles iin Johnson County Parks and Recreation District Theatre in the Park's 2008 summer season will be March 1 and 2 atTomahawk Recreation Complex, 17501 Midland Drive, Shawnee.

Regular auditions for ages 7 through adult will take place on a first-come, first served basis from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, and Sunday, March 2. The production teams will break for approximately an hour each day for lunch

Those planning to audition are required to complete an audition form online in advance at www.theatreinthepark.org and bring or submit nine copies of the form. The forms will make participants' information available to directors, choreographers, and production staff. Digital photos will be taken as part of the audition process. More information on auditions, including specific requirements for vocal and dance auditions, is also available on the website.

Those with VHS tape auditions must turn them in by noon Thurday, Feb. 28.

The Theatre in the Park musical productions planned for 2008 are: Oklahoma!, June 13-15 and 19-22; Disney's Beauty and the Beast, June 27-29 and July 3-6 and 10-13; 42nd Street, July 18-20 and 24-27; and Titanic - The Musical, Aug. 1-3 and 7-10. With the exception of Oklahoma!, which has a six-week rehearsal schedule, all shows will have a seven-week rehearsal schedule.

The Theatre in the Park is located in Shawnee Mission Park at 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, and is owned and operated by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. For more information, contact the Theatre office at (913) 631-7050.

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