Auditions for Wizard of Oz performance

Portal Players Dramatic Society is auditioning for The Wizard of Oz, set to play at The Capitol Theatre in February and March 2014.

Portal Players Dramatic Society is holding auditions for its musical The Wizard of Oz, set to play at The Capitol Theatre in February and March 2014.

Roles include the main character actors (singing required), along with chorus (which may include some minor acting parts and /or off stage chorus only).  If you are interested in trying out for this musical, audition dates are as follows:

• Sunday, Sept. 22, 2–4 p.m.

• Monday, Sept. 23, 7–9 p.m.

• Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7–9 p.m.

Auditions will be at the Capitol Theatre, 4904 Argyle St. For more information, please go to atthecapitol.org or contact capitoltheatre@shaw.ca.

A wide range of acting ages are welcome to audition, from children to seniors.

Adults will be required to warm up with scales, sing the first verse of O Canada (in English) and perform a cold reading from the musical.

Children will be required to sing the first verse of O Canada (in English) and tell a joke. Those under 16 years old will require a parent or guardian to attend the audition.

All applicants must fill in the pre-audition form to the best of their ability – the form can be downloaded from the Portal Players website.

Actors chosen for callbacks will be required to attend a follow-up audition on Oct. 1 at the theatre at 7 p.m.

Rehearsals will tentatively take place on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.