Auditions For Titanic The Musical Are Jan. 13-16

Friday, January 03, 2014

Auditions for Titanic the Musical will be held Jan. 13-16 at The CDE Loft, 105 Maple St., Ste. 3000 in Rossville.  Closed Door Entertainment is looking for singers and actors of all ages, race, voice part, and size,

Open call for auditions will be Jan. 13-15 from 6-8 p.m.  Participants may come at any point during that time with 32 bars of music of a song of their choosing and a dramatic monologue of up to one minute. Callbacks will be posted at the end of each evening. Callbacks do not indicate a casting decision, either positive or negative. Dress warmly.

Callbacks for those needed will be Jan. 15, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Arrive for check-in any time beginning at 6:15 p.m. and not later than 6:25 p.m.   Participants will learn choreography and then perform it for directors. Following that, they will be taught music based on their voice part to be performed for directors in octets and quartets. Please dress warmly but capable of moving. Final cut callbacks will be posted that evening. Callbacks do not indicate a casting decision, either positive or negative.

Specific auditioners may be sent specific show music after Open Call in order to prepare for this callback on Jan. 16, from 6:30-8 p.m. 

Mandatory cast meeting will be held Jan. 17 from 6:30-8 p.m.  Participants arrive for check-in any time beginning at 6:15 p.m. and not later than 6:30 p.m.  They will be measured for costumes, have a headshot taken, and be addressed by the directors who will discuss full rehearsal and performance procedures, go over the performer contract they will sign at the audition, and address any questions the group may have. 

Rehearsals will be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights from 6:30-9 p.m., beginning Monday, Jan. 27. Saturdays will be added from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. beginning in March 22. Wednesday and Friday night rehearsals will be added beginning the week of April 1 with rehearsals going until 10 p.m. beginning that same week and the week of the show.

Strung Like A Horse's Midnight Show At JJ's Bohemia

Strung Like A Horse throws down a performance at JJ's Bohemia as some considered it their 4th anniversary. JJ’s was the primary venue where SLAH launched into Chattanooga's "Live" Music Scene. SLAH, features Ms Lacy Jo, dancer with Zanzibar Studio. SLAH members; BJ Hightower, vocal, bassist   Clay Maselle, vocal, guitar Mark Fiddler, vocal fiddle, ... (click for more)

Tahere To Perform At Lee Tuesday

David Tahere, baritone, will perform a recital on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Squires Recital Hall, located in the Humanities Center on Lee’s campus.  The evening’s performance will center on music of America and feature works by Virgil Thomson and Aaron Copeland. Mr. Tahere will be accompanied by Susan Hadden. A Lee alum and a native of Davenport, Iowa, Mr. Tahere’s ... (click for more)

16-Year-Old Shot Near Emma Wheeler Homes

A 16-year-old was shot near Emma Wheeler Homes on Sunday night. At approximately 7:40 p.m., Chattanooga Police received a call of a person shot from a local hospital. Officers spoke to the victim, a 16-year-old black male, who was transported to a local hospital in a personal vehicle. The victim’s injury is minor and non-life threatening. Investigators spoke to the victim ... (click for more)

Helen Burns Sharp Asks Recovery Of Legal Fees In Successful Black Creek TIF Lawsuit

Helen Burns Sharp, citizen activist who sued to try to stop a $9 million Black Creek Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and won, is seeking to have her legal expenses paid by the city and the developers. Ms. Sharp said in a court filing that her legal bills to attorney John Konvalinka are $74,427 thus far. Chancellor Frank Brown ruled in favor of Ms. Sharp, saying the Sunshine ... (click for more)

Decimating The Chattanooga Public Library

Corinne Hill claims that the library is just undergoing a normal weeding process for eliminating books.  She has bragged that she's responsible for the elimination of over 100,000 books - with more to go. "Normal" weeding is not rampant throwing away.  Yes, books go to the Friends for their sale - where they get $2 for a $75 book and thousands wind up being recycled ... (click for more)

The Many Lessons I Learned From Helen McDonald Exum

Helen McDonald Exum was my friend and mentor. As I think of her passing I can only imagine the celebration that is happening in heaven as the news of her arrival is being told. I am sure that there is a party that not only has she organized but that there is not a detail that has been left to chance. I am sure that it is the grandest of events, for you see, she has been planing ... (click for more)