YOUNG ARTISTS ENSEMBLE Holds Auditions For Charlotte’s Web Based on the book by E.B. White


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THOUSAND OAKS, CA – Young Artists Ensemble holds auditions for CHARLOTTE’S WEB directed by Directed by Laura Mason and assistant directed by Peyton Pugh. Auditions are open to performers age 10-19.   Auditions are held Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4 by appointment only at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 West Hillcrest Drive. Time slots begin at 9:45 am on Saturday and 10:00 am on Sunday.  Actors are requested to prepare a one-minute monologue or poem and wear comfortable clothes that are easy to move in.  Each audition will last two hours and may include improvisation, cold reading and movement.  Callbacks will be held on Monday, March 5 from 5:00 to 10:00 pm. Performances are Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays May 4 – 20, 2018.

All participants must be at least 10 years old and not yet 20 years old by May 20, 2018.  Character descriptions and all other information is available on the YAE web site.  Rehearsals are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30, and Saturdays 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.   All cast and parents must attend a mandatory welcome meeting on Thursday, March 8 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. If cast, there is a $180 participation fee.  Financial Assistance is available. Call (805) 381-2747 or visit www.yaeonline.com  to make an audition appointment and to see frequently asked questions. 

Charlotte’s Web is the beloved story of a little girl who is given a piglet, which she names Wilbur, to raise as a pet. As Wilbur grows though, he becomes too costly for the farmers’ daughter to keep and is sold to her uncle. Wilbur has trouble making friends with the other animals on this new farm, until he meets Charlotte, a smart and caring spider, who becomes his savior and his most loyal friend. 

CHARLOTTE’S WEB is the final production in Young Artists Ensemble’s 37th Annual Family Theatre Season: the “Season of Family”.  Tickets can be purchased by contacting the box office at (805) 381-1246or www.yaeonline.com

Young Artists Ensemble received 38 nominations and thirteen wins for their 2016-17 Productions.  Winners in the 12th Annual National Youth Arts Awards included Outstanding Production: Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical: Lyda Jade Harlan as Fiona in Shrek the Musical, Julia Lester as Carrie White in Carrie: The MusicalOutstanding Lead Actress (Junior Division): Jaden Levinson as Anne Shirley in Anne of Green GablesOutstanding Supporting Actress (College Division): Katherine Steele as Margaret White in Carrie: The MusicalOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical: Kate Fruehling as Sue Snell in Carrie: The Musical, Arielle Jacobellis as Ursula in The Little MermaidOutstanding Featured Actress (Junior Division): Marissa Margolis as Young Fiona in Shrek the MusicalOutstanding Lighting Design: Ken Milbrett for Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Set Design: Mark Andrew Reyes for Carrie: The MusicalOutstanding Choreography: Anthea Stobie for Carrie: The Musical, Outstanding Musical Direction: Zachary Spencer for Carrie: The MusicalOutstanding Direction: Mark Andrew Reyes for Carrie: The Musical

CHARLOTTE’S WEB

Auditions: Charlotte’s Web is the beloved story of a little girl who is given a piglet, which she names Wilbur, to raise as a pet. As Wilbur grows though, he becomes too costly for the farmers’ daughter to keep and is sold to her uncle. Wilbur has trouble making friends with the other animals on this new farm, until he meets Charlotte, a smart and caring spider, who becomes his savior and his most loyal friend. 

 AUDITION TIME SLOTS:

Saturday, March 3 at 9:45 am, 11:45 an and 2:00 pm

Sunday, March 4 at 10:00 am and 12:00 noon

Callbacks will be held on Monday, March 5 from 5:00 to 10:00 pm

WHERE | Hillcrest Center for the Arts

403 W. Hillcrest Drive

Thousand Oaks, CA

HOW:  (805) 381-2747 or www.yaeonline.com for audition appointment, character information and frequently asked questions.

PROCESS: Please prepare a one minute poem or monologue and wear clothes that are comfortable and easy to move in.  Be prepared to do improve, cold reading and movement.

IF CAST:  There is a fee of $180. Financial Assistance is available. Mandatory Parents’ meeting Thursday, March 8, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.  Rehearsals are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30 and Saturdays 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. 


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