If you’ve ever thought that it might be fun to be a part of one of El Paseo Arts Foundation’s local productions, this is definitely the season to give it a try. El Paseo Arts will hold auditions for 3 comedies and 1 musical on Wednesday, November 2nd and Thursday, November 3rd at 6:00 p.m., and Sunday November 6th, 2016, at 4:00 p.m., at the SPI Community Center.
The first comedy is a romantic, French farce, Don’t Dress for Dinner. The show has a cast of 6: 3 males and 3 females, ages 25 – 50. Rehearsals will begin November 10th and run 3 – 4 nights a week untill the performances on January 13, 14 and 15, 2017. There will be time off at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The second comedy is a mystery spoof. Murder Me Always has a cast of 10: 5 males and 5 females, ages 15 – 50. Rehearsals begin January 19th and continue 3 – 4 nights a week until performances on February 21 and 22, 2017.
The third comedy is a farce with a mystery as part of the plot. Exit the Body has a cast of 10: 5 males and 5 females, ages 20 – 70. Rehearsals begin February 27th and will continue through performances on March 31, April 1 and 2, 2017. There will be time off during busy spring break weeks.
The final local production for the season is a musical comedy entitled The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The musical has a cast of 9 consisting of 4 females and 5 males, ages 18 and older. Music rehearsals will begin mid – February. Full cast staging rehearsals will begin March 20th and run through performances on April 11 and 12, 2017. Anyone who wants to audition for the musical should come to auditions with a prepared song to sing.
These four productions provide opportunities for new performers as well as more experienced local performers to play a variety of different roles.
Community theatre is great fun. We invite anyone and everyone who is even slightly interested to give it a try. No experience required. If you have questions about the auditions or want additional information, contact JoAnn Evans at 956-572-5730.