September 26, 2012
Media Contact: Melanie Mayner
Listings Phone: 720-898-7200
The Arvada Center Announces Auditions for its Children’s Theater Production of
"No Dogs Allowed"
Arvada CO - The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will hold auditions for “No Dogs Allowed” on Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada 80003. Auditions are by appointment only – please call 720-898-7200 to schedule a time. Auditioners must be 18 years of age or older to be considered for a part. “No Dogs Allowed” will be directed by Edith Weiss with musical direction by Keith Ewer and choreography by Piper Arpan.
Needed are experienced actors with strong character, vocal, and dance skills. Individuals of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds and encouraged to audition for all roles. Roles are non-equity, paid positions. Actors should prepare a one-minute comic monologue and 32 bars of an up-tempo musical theater piece from the 1950s to the present. Bring sheet music in the appropriate key, as an accompanist is provided. Use of CD or a cappella singing is not acceptable. A current résumé and headshot are required.
Rehearsals for “No Dogs Allowed” will begin Wednesday, January 16, 2013, weekdays from 9:00am – 5:00pm. The show opens on Thursday, February 7, 2013, running through April 12, 2013. Performances are Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m., and noon, and some Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
AT A GLANCE
WHAT: Auditions for Arvada Center Children’s Theater Production of “No Dogs Allowed” (Must be 18 years of age or older to audition)
WHERE: The Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80003
WHEN: Thursday, November 1, 2012; 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
TO AUDITION: Call 720-898-7200 (Auditions are by appointment only)
For more information about the Arvada Center, visit www.arvadacenter.org.
No Dogs Allowed Character Breakdown
Iris - A young girl who loves her dog more than anything
El Exigente – The beloved family dog
Shorty - Exasperated older sister because she always knows things are going to go wrong. Prone to rolling her eyes in disgust.
Papi - A clever man who loves fixing things
Mami - A doting mother who is always busy doing something around the house.
Carmen - Mami's beautiful younger sister
Juan - Carmen's husband who is madly in love with her
Don Joe - The neighborhood grocer who thinks all problems can be solved with a delicious sandwich.
About the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities:
In its 36-year history, the award winning Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities has grown to become one of the nation’s largest multidisciplinary arts centers, devoted to all aspects of the arts and generously supported in part by the City of Arvada and by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). The Arvada Center is located at 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. and provides free parking for all its patrons. For more information go to www.arvadacenter.org or call 720-898-7200.