Auditions - Silver Bells (for children)

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Date & Time: Sunday, September 9, 2018
2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elementary, Middle School
Location:
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Mount Wachusett Community College: Main building
Room 182
444 Green Street
Gardner, MA 01440
Sponsored by: Theatre at the Mount
Description: AUDITIONS:

SILVER BELLS (Its Christmas Time in the City)
The hustle and bustle of Christmas in New York City comes to the Theatre at the Mount stage in this traditional-meets-untraditional Christmas Spectacular! The elegance and excitement of Times Square, Radio City Music Hall, and St. Patricks Cathedral are filled with holiday music, love and laughter for the entire familyand a special visit from the big guy in the red suit himself!

Director  Gail Steele
Music Director  Katrina Baer
Choreographer  Nicole Couture Skorb
CAST REQUIREMENTS  12  18 children (grades 3 through 8); large teen and adult chorus, dancers and many soloists* (grades 9 through adult)

Where? Mount Wachusett Community College, room 182
When? Childrens auditions  Sunday, September 9 at 2:00PM sharp; Teen and Adult auditions  Sunday, September 9 at 5PM sharp and Tuesday, September 11 at 7:00PM sharp* (no appointment needed)

*Punctuality will be noted and appreciated

Performance Dates: November 23, 24, 30 December 1 at 8:00pm; November 25 and December 2 at 2:00pm

Tentative Rehearsal Schedule: Sundays from 2:00PM to 5:00PM Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00PM to 10:00PM (Children will only be needed on Sundays for the first month or so). Rehearsals begin September 23.
WHAT TO EXPECT

CHILDREN: Kids will be taught a piece of music from the show for the singing audition and will be taught a short dance combination

ADULTS AND TEENS: Everyone should prepare a short singing selection  (accompanist provided). Dancers will be taught a short dance combination (please wear appropriate clothing and footwear)

SOLO OPPORTUNITIES  there are many opportunities for solos in Silver Bells. If you are interested in one of the solos, consider singing one of the following songs from the show at the audition.
 Where are you Christmas?
 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
 This Christmas
 Baby Its Cold Outside
 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
 Marys Boy Child
 Believe
 Cool Yule
 Ill Be Home for Christmas
 Zat You Santa Claus?
 All I Want for Christmas is You (opening section, before tempo picks up)
 Silent Night
 O Holy Night
 O Come All ye Faithful

For more information contact Professor Gail Steele at 978 630-9162 or at g_steele@mwcc.mass.edu
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More Information: Website: http://www.mwcc.edu/tam/audition-information/
E-mail: g_steele@mwcc.mass.edu
Phone: 978-630-9388
Entered by: Gail M Steele

Created: June 25, 2018 at 10:20 AM

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