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Audition Info

Auditions are open to middle school, high school students, college students and adults

Synopsis: 

 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Review the available song list below. It is also downloadable here. If you would like to listen to a recorded version there is a Spotify list of all the songs. 
     

  2. Indicate on your audition form 2-3 songs from the list of available show songs that you would be interested/willing to sing. You may not necessarily get cast in the song that you audition with and you should expect the possibility receiving a different or multiple songs.  Please check 2-3 songs from the list that you might want to do - but please audition with the one song you really want to do the most. 
     

  3. Sign up for one 10-minute audition slot.  You are asked to arrive 10 minutes early to check in.
     

  4. Complete and upload the actor agreement form and a headshot, and complete the audition form at the bottom of this page.
     

  5. IF YOU CAN'T MAKE THE AUDITION DATES: We will accept a video audition. Record yourself on your phone - introduce yourself, your song selection, and sing ONE MINUTE of your song.  Upload the video to google drive or icloud and share a link to the video with ValleyMusicalTheatre@gmail.com.  Videos auditions must be received by Oct. 9 to be considered.

 

AUDITION TIPS:​

  1. An accompanist will NOT be available. We will have rehearsal piano tracks for each of these songs available for the audition. No need to bring sheet music. Be aware there are limited adjustments we can make to keys for the available songs. It is preferable to audition with your song in the correct key.
     

  2. If the song is a duet and you want to prepare to sing the song with another actor and audition together you may. Each actor must still fill out their own audition paperwork, but you may sign up for one audition slot.
     

  3. There is flexibility allowed in casting.  Songs do not necessarily need to be sung by a person of the gender it was originally written for.  What is important is that you choose a song that showcases your vocal range well, and that your acting choices make sense.
     

  4. Minor students may bring one parent/guardian with you during the audition.
     

  5. Everyone in the facility must wear a mask. Actors may take their mask off during their audition only.

 

STEPS TO AUDITION:

  1. ACTOR/CREW AGREEMENT. Download, print, sign. Upload completed agreement into form below or bring to your audition.

  2. Note ANY and ALL dates/times you have conflicts on your online audition form below, or bring to your audition.

  3. Complete the Audition Form at the bottom of this page (or on Airtable here). 

  4. Upload a headshot/digital photo as part of the form.

  5. Sign up for ONE audition slot using our sign-up genius form here.

REHEARSALS:

Masks are required at rehearsals when you are not performing/singing.

 

As a cabaret, this show is minimally rehearsed and most rehearsals will be one on one with director/music director to minimize covid exposure risks, and we will be social distancing with a minimum of 6 feet. (CWU Theatre343 students will rehearse in normal class structure). 

We will have a required set-up day, tech and dress rehearsals prior to performance.

Refer to the Actor/Cast Agreement for more information.  ​

Important Dates

AUDITIONS:

Sat. October 9 & Sun. October 10

Location: Becky Griswold's Voice Studio, 219 W. Bender Rd., Ellensburg, WA

3-5 rehearsals scheduled in October-November. These will be individual rehearsals, at set timeslots, and will adhere to social distancing and masking.

 

Required Dates:
Set Load-In/Tech/Dress: November 11 or 12

Performance:

Saturday, November 13, 7:30 PM

(looking into possible additional performance on Nov. 12)

Contacts

Producer/Director: Jessica Solberg Black.

Phone: 509-972-6633

Email 

Music Director: Becky Griswold

Email

Assistant Producer/Health Coordinator: Mike McCloskey

Phone: 509-899-3168

Email

Health Guidelines

We will do our best to minimize covid exposure risks, and we will be social distancing. Masks are required at rehearsals when you are not performing. We will have health screening questions at the beginning of rehearsals. Stay home if you feel sick! 


We adapt to changing guidelines and follow state requirements established for the performing arts sector. You can view more information on our COVID and Health Guidelines page. 

In addition to describing measures that VMT has implemented in accordance with public health guidelines, it is also critical to convey that VMT simply cannot guarantee that all exposure to the virus will be eliminated. By participating in this production, you are acknowledging and accepting that risk.

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