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This is a page of listings for local theatre auditions. If you are an actor looking for a role, be sure and check back here often. If you are a local theatre company and would like your auditions included please email us at life@kingsriverlife.com

River City Theatre Company is always looking for help. From Acting on stage to ushers, there is something for everyone! Please email your name & email address to info@reedleyrivercitytheatre.org to be placed on the list for future audition reminders.

Auditions are open to all! Auditions for musical productions require a memorized song. Please bring sheet music. Scenes for reading will be provided for stage play auditions. All auditions are held at the Reedley Opera House. At the audition be prepared to fill out an audition form (vocal range, experience, etc.). On this form please list all rehearsal conflicts. The director will consider rehearsal conflicts during the audition process. Individuals with performance conflicts unfortunately cannot be considered for casting. It is the goal of River City Theatre Company to help you succeed during the audition process. Please relax and enjoy the experience.

Auditions begin at 2pm (unless noted below)
Audition date and time are subject to change.

Young Frankenstein SUNDAY April 2 at 3pm
Rehearsals start April 24, 2017
* Young Frankenstein replaces Cinderella previously scheduled
Legends-July 1, 2017 at 2pm
Route 66-July 1, 2017 at 2pm

Blossom Trail Players in Sanger
Auditions for Bye Bye Birdie
INITIAL AUDITIONS: Tuesday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 5 Sanger High School Multi-Purpose Room
Registration/Check-in at 5:30 pm; auditions begin at 6:00 pm

CALLBACKS: Thursday, April 6 Sanger High School, Room 903
Check-in at 5:30 pm; callbacks begin at 6:00 pm

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE: From Monday, May 1: MTWRF 6:00–9:00 pm Sanger High School MPR/Room 903. Select rehearsals to be relocated. Full schedule TBA.

PERFORMANCES: June 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, July 1 Sanger High School MPR Times TBA

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY: Participants must be age 8 and older; participants between ages 8 and 13 must have parents present; participants between ages 14 and 17 must have parents present and/or have in hand parental consent form filled out. All participants must be available for all scheduled rehearsals, meetings, and performances. Due to association with Sanger Unified School District, participants must agree to and pass a background check.

WHAT YOU NEED: Prepare 32 bars from one song in the spirit of the music of the show. Songs from Bye Bye Birdie are not recommended. An accompanist will be provided; bring clearly marked sheet music in the same key in which you will be singing. At your own preference, you may provide your own accompanist, but CDs, iPods, etc. with pre-recorded accompaniment will not be accepted. For more information on voice auditions, please read our blog post “How To Succeed In Auditions Without Really Trying.” Bringing your own water to drink is recommended. Due to association with Sanger Unified School District, please bring a valid form of ID.

CAST BREAKDOWN: Please visit http://www.tamswitmark.com/shows/bye-bye-birdie/ for casting information.

DETAILS: Non-AEA. Volunteer participation only; no compensation or stipends.

PROGRAM CREDITS: Book by MICHAEL STEWART / Music by CHARLES STROUSE / Lyrics by LEE ADAMS / Originally Produced by EDWARD PADULA / Directed by BRITTANY ZENZ / Choreography by SHANNON PELLETIER / Music Direction by ANDREW ESQUER

ADVANCE REGISTRATION: Advance registration is not required but is greatly preferred—audition slots go to those who pre-register first, then all others are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. This year, BTP has chosen to use CastingManager.com to manage our advance audition registration. To register, click the button below, then set up your profile and sign up for your appointment. Otherwise, download and print the registration form below, then fill it out and bring it with you to whichever audition night you attend.
Register for Audition here: http://blossomtrailplayers.com/audition

Auditions for the Selma Arts Center’s new production of 35MM, A MUSICAL EXHIBITION

Monday, March 13 at 6 PM – 9 PM

Selma Arts Center
1935 High St, Selma, California 93662

Please come prepared with an audition piece from a pop/rock musical of at least 16 bars. You must have sheet music for a provided accompanist or accompanying tracks. Performers who can also play an instrument are a plus, though not at all necessary. We want to see what you can bring to the table! (Please let us know in you audition form, or work this into your audition). If you are unable to make the Friday auditions we are accepting auditions during call backs on Tuesday, March 14th at 6PM (Must call or email to arrange).

Video Auditions: We will accept video auditions. An accompanied video recording of your audition song, with a scale run for range, must be submitted before March 14th Call Backs.

Call Backs: A dance audition and line read during Call Backs will be required, please plan accordingly.

Please Note: There are no “characters” in 35MM. Rather, the script lists performer tracks for five actors and breaks down which players perform in which numbers. This breakdown may be changed and the amount of performers may be expanded for this production. If that affects your interest in the show, or if you would like to be considered for a specific role/song, please let us know on the following page. For casting breakdown, please email nicolettea@cityofselma.com.

Interested in being a Featured Dancer? 35MM will call for experienced dancers with minimal singing. If you are just interested in being a featured dancer, or in addition to regular cast member, please be prepared for a secondary dance call at Call Backs on Tuesday, March 14th. Callbacks for featured dancers will include a short contemporary/lyrical piece, so please dress appropriately.


Any MUSICIANS interested in playing in the pit for 35MM please an email with name and resume to domgrijalva@gmail.com for further details.

FILMMAKERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS, STUDIO ARTISTS, 35MM will feature film and photography portions, as well as original artwork throughout the show and on display in the front lobby during the run. Interested in contributing? Send an email to domgrijalva@gmail.com for further details.


Any additional questions about auditions or production please call Nicolette C. Andersen (559) 891-2238 or emailing nicolettea@cityofselma.com.

• Feel free to email your completed Audition forms and/or resumes ahead of time. Audition Forms will also be available at the Box Office and day of auditions.

• Due to the tight rehearsal schedule, all conflicts must be presented during your auditions. Conflicts presented after the first rehearsal will not be honored. Please note that excessive conflicts will affect casting decisions.


• Casting notification will occur no later than March 17th.

• Some exclusive music rehearsals may be called for principles roles. You will be contacted for availability.

• Rehearsals will be Monday – Thursday, 6:30pm – 9/10pm. First meeting is scheduled for May 8th. (May be subject to change)

• Some weekend rehearsals may be added with enough notification.

• Most communication will be done through email – please list a valid email on the audition form.

• Performances: June 16, 17 (2), 22, 23, 24 (2), 29, 30, and July 1 (2) for a total of 11 performances.

This Production is sponsored by the Selma Arts Council
Directed by Dominic Grijalva
Music Director – Mindy Ramos
Choreographer – Michael Flores

Auditions for Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story with the Visalia Players:
written by Alan Janes
Directed by Leeni Mitchell
Musical Direction by Marguerite Koster Crownover

Auditions will be held
Sunday, March 12 and Monday, March 13 2017
at 6:30 PM at the Ice House Theatre

If necessary, callbacks will be held on Friday, March 17 at 6:30 PM

410 E Race Ave
Visalia, CA
Performance Schedule

June 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, July 1 at 7:30 PM

June 11, 18, 25, July 2 at 2:00 PM
The following roles have already been cast:
Buddy Holly
Joe Mauldin
Vi Petty

Audition Information
Those wishing to audition for singing roles should come prepared to sing a rock and roll type song from the 50’s era. Please bring sheet music. You will also be asked to perform readings from the script.

Those wishing to audition for instrumental roles should come prepared to play a rock and role type song from the era.

Those wishing to audition for non-singing roles will be asked to perform readings from the script.
Contact Director Leeni Mitchell
for more information
(559) 559-625-9532 – home
(559) 285-5432 – cell


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