Friday, August 10, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Contact: Kirsten Park
801-581-6270
Pioneer Theatre Company Announces Auditions for

A  CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE MUSICAL
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Book by Mike Ockrent & Lynn Ahrens
 
 
Pioneer Theatre Company will be holding adults' auditions for A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE MUSICAL on Friday, September 14, 2012, from 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. in the large rehearsal hall. Auditions are open to anyone between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m; only AEA members may audition between 12 noon and 1:00 p.m.
 
Auditions will be singing only, in 3-minute audition slots. Please come prepared with a musical theatre song in the style of the show and sheet music. An accompanist will be provided.

Callbacks will be scheduled by invitation on Saturday, September 15, 2012.
 
All roles are currently available. All actors, with the exception of the actor playing Scrooge, play multiple roles, and all must sing, dance, and act. Auditioners must be 18 years of age or older.

All auditioners must come in to sign up on the callboard in Room 325 at the Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, starting Thursday, September 6, 2012. AEA members must also sign up in person. Please, no phone calls or emails.
 
Auditions will be held in Room 245 at Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre. A photo and resume are recommended.  

Rehearsal dates for the production are Monday, November 5, 2012 – Thursday, November 29, 2012; performance dates are Friday, November 30, 2012 – Saturday, December 15, 2012. The production will be directed and choreographed by Karen Azenberg. Tom Griffen will be musical director.
For more information please visit the PTC web site: http://www.pioneertheatre.org/about-us/audition-info
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Pioneer Theatre Company operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. Pioneer Theatre Company, Utah’s only fully professional theatre, performs at Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, located on the University of Utah campus at 300 South and 1400 East in Salt Lake City, easily accessible by TRAX light rail. Free parking is also available and the theatre is equipped with an elevator, handicap parking, hearing assistance devices and other easy-access features.
 

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"You need three things in the theater - the play, the actors, and the audience, - and each must give something."
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Kenneth Haigh