SCERA youth theater company announces 2015-2016 auditions
Acting UP, SCERA’s national award-winning high school performing company, has announced that auditions for its Fall 2015 – Winter 2016 season will be held on Saturday, May 16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem. Auditioners must stay the entire day.
Students who will be in grades 10-12 during the 2015-2016 school year, are serious about musical theater and would like to audition should prepare 16 bars of an upbeat song, 16 bars of a ballad, a one minute monologue and be prepared to dance. CD or iPod playback will be available.
Auditioners must have a signed parental permission slip before auditioning. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get a permission form, download one from www.scera.org under the Stage/Auditions tab, or pick one up at the main office at SCERA Center for the Arts, which is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays.
There is a pre-audition meeting for interested auditioners and their parents on Saturday, May 9, at 10:30 a.m. at the SCERA.
Acting UP is the premiere group in the SCERA Youth Theatre program and requires a commitment from September through May.
Performance opportunities abound, and students participate in the SCERA Youth Theatre Christmas and Spring Music Revue, present several Sunday musical firesides, perform an outreach musical at locations throughout the state, and are cast in their own full-scale musical production each spring. A musical theater competition tour to California is also offered.
Rehearsals are held on Saturday mornings from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the SCERA Center for the Arts with additional rehearsals scheduled as needed.