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    Hillcrest Center for the Arts


    Young Artists Ensemble Presents Auditions for
    The 41st Annual Teen Summer Musical

    Cast: May 22-23, 2021
    Saturday, May 22: 10 minute audition slots between 9am-5pm
    Sunday, May 23: 10 minute audition slots between 10am-6pm

    Orchestra: May 22, 2021
    Saturday, May 22: 10 minute audition slots between 9am-1pm

    Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg
    Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
    Original French text by Alain Boublil & Jean-Marc Natel
    Additional Material by James Fenton
    Based on the novel by Victor Hugo

    Directed by Mark Andrew Reyes
    Musical Direction by Zachary Spencer
    Orchestra Conducted by Susan Treworgy-Calkins
    Choreography by Danielle Orjala

    In nineteenth century France, Jean Valjean is released from years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a lifelong struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during the Paris student uprising of 1832, Javert must confront his
    ideals after Valjean spares his life and saves that of the student revolutionary who
    has captured the heart of Valjean’s adopted daughter. (

    Auditions and most rehearsals will take place in-person
    at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts. Masks & Social Distancing Required.
    CAST Audition Information:
    Please prepare 1 minute Song. BRING SHEET MUSIC in the correct key. 
    (You may sing a song from the show.). Auditions will consist of Interview, Song,
    and Vocal Range testing. Performers must wear Mask in Audition room They will remove it for Singing portion only. Production Staff will be Socially Distanced and Masked at all times. Dance may be required for some Roles at Callback. A video of the Callback routine
    will be posted online for review. Callbacks will be on Monday May 24, at designated
    times for specific roles. Callback Materials will posted online and made available
    with link through Callback email.
    Open to ages 10-12. Audition only on Tuesday May 25 from 5-8:30pm, by appointment only. Auditions will be in person and in 10 minute time slots.
    Same rules apply. No Dance needed. Final Casting Posted Online Wednesday May 26.
    (Please note: the role of “Gavroche” is open to female playing a male role)

    ORCHESTRA Audition Information:
    ORCHESTRA auditions will last 10 minutes and consist of 1 minute of a prepared piece and sight reading from the score. Rehearsal schedule online. Masks required.
    We are looking for the following instruments:
    Reed 1 = Flute/Piccolo
    Reed 2 = Oboe/English Horn
    Reed 3 = Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
    French Horn
    *Percussion Auditions: we will provide a snare drum; please bring your own drumsticks.
    For mallet instruments, mallets & bells will be provided for auditions.
    Auditions are by appointment.

    Rehearsal and Performances:
    REHEARSALS: Mondays-Fridays 5:30-9:30pm & Saturdays 9:00am-2:00pm
    Rehearsals Begin June 1
    PERFORMANCES: July 30 – August 1, 2021

    CALLBACKS: Monday and Tuesday, May 24-25

    All Cast, Orchestra, and Parents must attend a mandatory Zoom welcome meeting Thursday May 27 6:00-7:00pm

    *Please note: if cast in the show, you must be available for all performances
    and all dress rehearsals.

    There is a $210 participation fee if cast; financial assistance is available.
    Actors auditioning for LES MISERABLES must be at least 13 years old
    and not yet 20 by August 1, 2021
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    Hillcrest Center For The Arts | 403 W. Hillcrest DrThousand Oaks, CA 91360


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