August 14, 2012
For Immediate Release Media Contact: Melanie Mayner
Listings Phone: 720-898-7200 email@example.com/720-898-7276
The Arvada Center Announces Replacement Auditions for its Children’s Theater Production of
How I Became a Pirate
Arvada CO - The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will hold replacement auditions for “How I Became a Pirate” on Monday, August 27, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 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. “How I Became a Pirate” will be co-directed by David and Julie Payne with musical direction by Keith Ewer.
Needed are two experienced male actors with strong character and vocal 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 suitable for family theatre and 16 bars of an up-tempo musical theater piece published from the 1950s to the present. Bring sheet music in the appropriate key, as an accompanist is provided. A current résumé and headshot are required. Use of an audio CD or a cappella singing is not acceptable. Please note: These are replacement roles for an Arvada Center production originally produced last spring that will be remounted this fall. No other roles are available.
Rehearsals for “How I Became a Pirate” will begin Monday, October 8, 2012, weekdays from 9:00am – 5:00pm. The show opens on Thursday, October 18, 2012, running through December 28, 2012. Performances are Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m., and noon, and various Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
AT A GLANCE
WHAT: Replacement auditions for Arvada Center Children’s Theater Production of “How I Became a Pirate”. (Must be 18 years of age or older to audition)
WHERE: The Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80003
WHEN: Monday, August 27, 2012; 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
TO AUDITION: Call 720-898-7200 (Auditions are by appointment only)
How I Became a Pirate Character Breakdown:
Seeking 2 Male actors for the following roles:
Sharktooth the Pirate – foreboding - scowling grin - wears a patch on one eye - but yet - a “sensitive person”
Pirate Pierre – talks with a French accent - the ships’ cook - enjoys fine French cuisine.
Please note: These are replacement roles for an Arvada Center production originally produced last spring that will be remounted this fall. No other roles are available.
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.