Local Theatre Auditions/Calls for Entry

Updated: Thursday, December 6, 2018



December 8 & 9: Mississippi Bend Players Summer 2019 Season. Auditions for the company's productions of Neil Simon's comedy Biloxi Blues, directed by Cory Johnson, running June 14 - 23; Aaron Randoiph III's drama A Green River, directed by Philip Wm. McKinley, running July 5 - 14; and the musical Dames at Sea, directed by Shelley Cooper, running July 26 - August 4. Those auditioning for Biloxi Blues should prepare a one-minute comedic monologue; those auditioning for A Green River should prepare a one-minute monologue from a classic American drama; those auditioning for Dames at Sea should prepare 16-32 bars of a musical-theatre song in the style of the show and may be asked to attend a dance call (1pm Saturday, 6pm Sunday). Be prepared to read from the scripts. Casting requirements available at the company Web site; all auditions by appointment. Augustana College's Brunner Theatre Center (3750 Seventh Avenue, Rock Island). For information and to schedule an appointment, contact Christina Myatt at (309)794-7611 or christinamyatt@augustana.eduSaturday, December 8 (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.), Sunday, December 9 (1 - 6 p.m.).

January 5 & 6: Big the Musical - Spotlight TheatreAuditions for the springtime musical based on the Tom Hanks comedy. Spotlight Theatre (1800 Seventh Avenue, Moline). For information, call (309)912-7647 or e-mail info@thespotlighttheatreqc.comSaturday, January 5 (3 - 5 p.m.), Sunday, January 6 (noon - 2 p.m.).

January 12 & 13: Jesus Christ Superstar - Quad City Music GuildAuditions for the Tony-nominated Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice biblical rock opera running March 22 - 31, directed by Mike Turczynski. Be prepared to sing and read from the script; additional audition information TBA. Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue, Moline). For information, call (309)762-6610. Saturday, January 12 (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.), Sunday, January 13 (1 - 4 p.m.).


Send information on forthcoming auditions and calls for entry to calendar@rcreader.com.

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