BRONX HOUSE ANNOUNCES 2017 AUDITIONS FOR: OLIVER!

2017 Production: Oliver! For grades 3 and up 

The Riverdale Children’s Theatre’s satellite site at Bronx House will present “Oliver”. Auditions are open to all children in grades 3 and up and all levels of experience.

Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike. An award-winning version of Dickens’ novel, Oliver! is a musical theatre masterpiece, perfectly showcasing the talents of a large ensemble cast as they bring these classic characters and score to life. 

The family musical will be directed and choreographed by seasoned professionals, working in a fun, creative and nurturing environment. The cast will work with the production team to create a high quality show with professional lighting, scenery and costumes for the entire community to enjoy.

Auditions No need to be nervous! Just come prepared to sing a song you love that feels comfortable in your voice. After you sing you will be asked to learn a simple dance combination. 

Wednesday, September 6th, 4:00 – 6:00pm

Saturday, September 9th, 2:00 – 4:00pm

Call Backs, Wednesday September 13, 4:00 – 6:00pm

Time Commitment/Rehearsals 

Mondays 4:30-6:30pm Small Groups only

Wednesdays 4:30-6:30pm Full Cast

Saturdays 2:30-4:30pm Full Cast

The week prior to opening night is called tech week. There will be scheduled rehearsals from 4:30-9pm. Attendance is required for all the tech rehearsals from 4:30-9pm. The rehearsal commitment for 3rd and 4th grade cast members will be only two days a week, until we get closer to the performance dates. 

Fees 

Family Members: $425 Community: $450 50% payable by the first rehearsal; balance due by October 21, 2017 Plus an additional $100 in program ad/booster fees per child 

Rehearsals

Saturdays: 2:30-4:30pm beginning September 16 (No rehearsal Saturday, September 30)

Mondays: 4:30-6:30pm beginning September 18

Wednesdays: 4:30-630pm beginning September 20

Tech Week: Friday, November 10th through Wednesday, November 15th

Performance Dates (5 performances)

Thursday, November 16, 7pm

Friday, November 17, 7pm

Saturday, November 18, 2 & 7pm

Sunday, November 19, 2pm