August 5, 2005
INFORMATION: John McElwain or John Green, (661) 362-3494 or 3684
College Announces Auditions for 'Little Shop of Horrors'
Auditions will be held for the College of the Canyons performing arts departments' production of "Little Shop of Horrors". Community members and students with backgrounds or interests in musical theater are welcome to audition.
Auditions are scheduled: Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug 20, in the Student Center; registration is in the main lobby outside the bookstore, and 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Aug 22, in the Black Box Theater at the Vital Express Center for the Performing Arts. Callbacks will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug 23 in the Black Box.
Several roles are to be cast for Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's gleefully gruesome musical:
- Seymour - Young, shy and ingenious floral shop worker. High baritone, any ethnicity.
- Audrey - Young and extremely emotional love interest. High belter. Any ethnicity.
- Mushnik - Character actor. 30s to 60s. Owner of the floral shop.
- Baritone. Any ethnicity.
- Orin - Tough, motorcycle-riding dentist. Great songs. Baritone. Any ethnicity.
- Audrey 2 - R&B singer. Great range. Voice of the plant. Any ethnicity.
- Crystal, Ronnette, Chiffon - Three fabulous singers, R&B, gospel style. Experience with harmonies a plus. Any ethnicity.
Rehearsals, beginning Aug 27, will run 7 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The performances will be in the Vital Express Center Oct. 14, 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23.
Actors, if cast, are required to enroll in a theater and/or music class at College of the Canyons.
For more information call (661) 362-5070.
For tickets, visit the Vital Express Center website at www.VitalExpressCenter.com, call the Box Office at (661) 362-5304, or visit the Box Office in the Student Center, Room S-127, at College of the Canyons.