Directed by Dan Nickerson
Written by Julian Fellows
Music by Andrew Llyod Weber/Lyrics by Glen Slater
When: April 30 & May 1
Time: 6-9 PM
Who: Grades 6-12
Where: NOVA Center for the Performing Arts
ACTING: (required) Be ready to read from scenes. This is a very laid back process.
MOVEMENT: (required) Please come in movement clothes or bring a change of clothes. All students auditioning will learn a short 16-32 measure dance and perform it for the production team.
MUSIC: (required) Please prepare 32 measures (or verse & chorus) of either a Broadway rock musical number or 60’s/70’s/80’s rock cover. You must bring in sheet music (mark start and finish of piece) or a karaoke track. A CD player and accompanist will be available. NO ACAPELLA!
INSTRUMENTS: (required if you would like to be considered for most leads or to play in the orchestra. Feel free to bring your own instruments, but instruments will be provided). Please bring 32 (verse and a chorus or instrument solo) of a Broadway rock musical number 60’s/70’s/80’s rock song. Keep in mind, you can sing along with the song to incorporate your music audition.
Actors needed to play instruments: Bass guitar, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, drums & keyboard.
Orchestra musicians needed: Bass guitar, 2nd keyboard, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar & Drums
Scripts available for check out at the NOVA Box Office.
Auditions for NOVA Center for the Performing Arts 2017 – 2018 operas will be held on Wednesday, May 10, starting at 6 PM at MSU Billings, Music Building, room 128.
WHAT:Auditions for NOVA Center for the Performing Arts’ productions of The Lantern Marriage, Bon Appétit, The Telephone, Pirates of Penzance and a concert version of Pamelia. Please bring at least one selection to sing, and please bring sheet music for the accompanist. There will be a short audition form to fill out. Accompanist will be provided.
WHO:Nova is looking for all voice types for leading roles, secondary roles, and chorus members. Auditioners may be any age.
One Act Festival = The Lantern Marriage by Offenbach, The Telephone by Menotti, and Bon Appetit by Hoiby. All three operas will be performed at every performance and sung in English. Performances will be held at Nova Center in October, 2017.
Pamelia by Montana’s Eric Funk will be sung in English with performance dates TBA.
Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert & Sullivan will perform in March, 2018. The opera will directed my Broadway superstar and Montana native Curt Olds.
Auditions for NOVA’s teen improv troupe are being held on May 18.
WHAT: Funky Bunch Teen Improv Troupe
WHEN: May 18 at 4:30
WHO: Anyone currently in high school or will be in high school for the 2017-18 school year.
Auditioners don’t need to prepare anything. Just show up ready to have FUN!