Auditions For Chicago Are July 14-18

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Closed Door Entertainment will hold auditions for the fall production, Chicago, July 14-18.  The production will be Sept. 19-20. 

Auditions will be held at the CDE Loft, 105 Maple St., in Rossville. 

Open call auditions will be July 14-15, from 6-8 p.m. Participants should come prepared to sing a song of their choice, up to 32 bars. Song should have a jazz feel to it.  They should also be prepared to perform a monologue of their choosing, up to one minute. Monologue does not have to be from the show.

Choreography and choral callbacks will be July 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Participants should be prepared to learn some basic to advanced choreography and perform it, so please, tennis shoes, character shoes, or jazz shoes- be sensible, for the directors.  They will also learn music for the specificed vocal part and perform it as part of a quartet and/or octet. Tapping may be required of some performers at callbacks, so if participants have tap shoes, bring them.

A mandatory cast meeting will be held July 18 from 6-8 p.m. The cast will be issued a script and score, as well as have a headshot taken and be measured for costumes.

For more information visit the Chicago Auditions Page and open the rehearsal calendar file at the bottom before committing to the show. 

Tickets are already on sale at www.chattanoogaonstage.com or by calling 642-TIXS.


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