Open Auditions for MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
Huron, Ohio – Bowling Green State University Firelands College Theatre and Caryl Crane Youth Theatre are joining together to present the classic musical “Meet Me In St. Louis,” April 21-24, 2016.
This collaborative production is part of the BGSU Firelands 50th anniversary celebration and participation in the production is open to youth, current students, BGSU and CCYT alumni, and community members. Open auditions for “Meet Me In St. Louis” will take place on February 1 and 3, 2016, from 6-8:30 p.m. in the McBride Auditorium at BGSU Firelands.
“Meet Me In St. Louis” takes place in the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair and hinges on the possibility that banker Alonzo Smith, might uproot his family to New York, scuttling his daughter Esther’s romance with boy-next-door John Truett and causing similar emotional trauma for the rest of the household.
The story was made famous in the 1944 MGM musical of the same name starring Judy Garland. Adapted for the stage in 1990, “Meet Me In St. Louis” includes “Skip To My Lou,” “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” “The Boy Next Door,” and “The Trolley Song.”
Seeking all ages and types for “Meet Me In St. Louis.” Great roles available for actors, singers and dancers, ages 6 and up. The production has three separate ensemble age groups: 6-12, 13-19 and 20+. No experience necessary.
To participate in “Meet Me In St. Louis,” you must be age 6 or above by the first rehearsal on March 14, 2016. Rehearsals will be weekday evenings between 5 pm – 9 pm, and select Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons in April.
For complete audition preparation information, visit: www.firelands.bgsu.edu/ccyt and download the audition packet.
AT A GLANCE
What: Open Auditions for “Meet Me In St. Louis”
When: Monday, February 1 and Wednesday, February 3, from 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Seeking: All roles available. See website for age specifications and requirements
Where: McBride Auditorium
BGSU Firelands campus, Huron, OH