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Male solo vocalists with acting ability sought for Piccolo Spoleto production

Submission deadline is May 19 – this week! Charleston's Gracie and Lacy have an opportunity for a baritone and a tenor to be a part of the famed Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston as the East Cooper Baptist Church Orchestra and Choir, and top local entertainers, celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Norman Rockwell's The Four Freedoms. Artists and businesses are donating their time to make this concert free to the community. But they need a little "help from the audience" to round out the cast. Current needs are for one of each:

  • Baritone (looks 40s-50s)
  • Tenor (looks 20s-30s)
Submit video sample of vocals and resume by May 19th! Artists must be available the following dates in Mt. Pleasant:
  • Wed, May 29th: Rehearsal
  • Wed, June 6th: Run through (Cast & Orchestra)
  • Fri, June 8th: Dress Rehearsal (Cast & Orchestra)
  • Sat. June 9th (4 p.m. show, 2 p.m. call)
Submit requested materials to Lacy Miller: info@gracieandlacy.com, or call 843.259.8872 with questions.

Auditions announced for Columbia Children’s Theatre

[caption id="attachment_35099" align="alignright" width="300"] Columbia Children's Theatre production of Goodnight, Moon.[/caption] Columbia Children's Theatre (CCT), the Midlands' only professional theatre for families and young audiences, will hold auditions for its 2018/2019 season on Sunday, May 13 and Monday, May 14 from 6-8 p.m. each evening. Auditions will be held in CCT's new performance space at 3400 Forest Drive in Richland Mall, downstairs next to Barnes & Noble. CCT's 2018/2019 Mainstage Season includes: School House Rock Live!, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical, Peter Pan and Wendy, Stiles and Drewe's The Three Little Pigs and a brand new commedia, Pinocchio. We will also be casting a new touring production of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and seeking replacements for our continuing touring production of Stone Soup: The Musical. All roles are paid on a per-performance basis.


Audition Requirements

Auditions will be drop-in style so you may come at any time during the two hour time slot. Please bring current head shot and resume. You must be 15 years old by Sept. 21 to audition. Please prepare 16-24 bars of a Broadway-type song. You may sing this a cappella or bring backing tracks on a phone cued to the correct beginning spot. We may ask you to vocalize with piano. We will do cold readings from next season's scripts. A monologue is not required but if you'd like to do one that is performance-ready please feel free. For questions, please contact CCT Artistic Director, Jerry Stevenson at jerry@columbiachildrenstheatre.com. Columbia Children's Theatre is a professional resident not-for-profit theatre dedicated to providing quality live theatre experiences for families and young audiences, and is supported in part by the City of Forest Acres and the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Shen Yun Performing Arts Orchestra to host auditions

Shen Yun Performing Arts is offering onsite auditions for musicians in cities on the 2014 tour schedule, including Columbia, S.C., and Augusta, Ga. Shen Yun Performing Arts takes place March 15-16 at the Koger Center and March 18-19 at the William B. Bell Auditorium. The audition application deadline is March 1. Available full-time positions:

  • Strings: violin, viola, cello, double bass, harp
  • Woodwinds: oboe, flute, bassoon
  • Brass: French horn, trumpet, trombone, bass trombone
  • Chinese instruments: pipa, erhu, suona
In the application, provide video links of your performances and indicate in which city you prefer to audition. A Shen Yun coordinator will contact you after receiving your application. Find more information and the application online, or contact auditions@shenyunperformingarts.org. Visit the Shen Yun website to purchase tickets for performances. About Shen Yun Performing Arts Shen Yun Performing Arts brings to life 5,000 years of Chinese civilization through classical Chinese dance and music in a lavish show with an animated backdrop, live orchestra and hundreds of handmade costumes. In 2013, Shen Yun performed nearly 400 shows worldwide in world-class venues, including Lincoln Center in New York City and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Via: Shen Yun Performing Arts