AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT!

This year, we will be producing a more intimate holiday performance that weaves together dance, live music, and storytelling. Based on “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” by Dylan Thomas, this performance will be a beautiful way to celebrate holiday cheer in a way that promotes community and creativity.

THE DETAILS…

When:
Friday, Dec. 21, 7pm
Saturday, Dec. 22, 7pm
Sunday, Dec. 23, 2pm

Where:
Performances will be at BSD. We will be transforming the studio into a beautiful performance space that inspires feelings of warmth and intimacy.

AUDITIONS

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2pm: Children ages 5-10
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2:45pm: Youth/Teens/Adults ages 11 +
Saturday, Sept. 22, 4pm: If you have a musical talent or would like a speaking role.
Please arrive early and warm!

Please note: Participation in this performance is not mandatory. Performing is an excellent way to gain skills in performing, memory retention, working together for a common goal, and overall professionalism in dance and theater. We highly encourage this experience, but please know it is not a requirement!

Adults & Children are equally encouraged to audition! There will be parts for all skill levels!

What to expect at the audition:
For Children ages 5-10 & Youth/Teens/Adults ages 11 +:
Wear whatever dance garb you wear for class. There will be a form for you to fill out – please arrive with a comprehensive list of all weekend conflicts from now until Christmas. We will lead you in a short warmup and then teach a couple short combinations. Then dancers will do the combinations in groups while we watch. No need to prepare anything ahead of time. For those who would like to audition en pointe, bring your shoes into the room and we will have a short pointe phrase at the end.

For those who wish to demonstrate a musical talent: Please come prepared with a short section of a song. We will not have accompaniment provided.

If you would like a speaking role: We will have you read from a section of the book. No need to prepare a monologue.

REHEARSALS

9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20 – rehearsals with individual choreographers, time TBA
10/27 & 11/3 2pm-4pm – all cast rehearsals
11/10 – rehearsals with individual choreographers, time TBA
11/11 – 2pm-4pm – all cast rehearsal
11/17 – rehearsals with individual choreographers, time TBA
11/18 – 2pm-4pm – all cast rehearsal
12/1 – rehearsals with individual choreographers, time TBA
12/2 – 2pm-4pm – all cast rehearsal
12/8 – rehearsals with individual choreographers, time TBA
12/9 – 2pm-4pm – all cast rehearsal
12/15 – rehearsals with individual choreographers, time TBA
12/16 – 2pm-4pm – all cast rehearsal

There is a flat fee of $40 to participate in the show. This is to cover the cost of paying choreographers.

This production is being produced by BSD (not Company of Muses), and is a fundraiser for the school.

If you would like to be involved in the show but do not want to perform, please consider volunteering!

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions! We are really excited to start working on this with you!

Our Love,
BSD

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