NextWave Educational Program's Production
A CHORUS LINE
AUDITION DATES & INFORMATION:
for A Chorus Line will take place on
(Saturday), November 14
(Monday), and November
(Tuesday) from 6:00-9:00
Actors will only need to attend one
audition date. No call backs will take place for this
Auditions are open to all
actors ages 14 (or high school freshman equivalent) to 21
years old, unless you have the director’s prior approval.
Auditions are open to all levels of theatrical experience
and skill. The story of A Chorus Line incorporates actors of
all genders, ethnicities, and backgrounds.
Audition Location: AIS Diamond Avenue
(“Old North High School” Auditorium)
director for A Chorus Line is Clay Prindle and can be
reached directly at
for questions pertaining to auditions.
Please be advised that A Chorus Line contains some mature
language, content, and situations.
What is the Evansville Civic
The Evansville Civic Theatre has had a long, rich history of
providing quality entertainment to the community. But a
theater is only as good as its performers. We have been very
fortunate to showcase many talented local performers and
have built a wonderful family of theater enthusiasts within
our community. We here at ECT would like to see that family
grow. Enter, ECT - NEXTWAVE. The NEXTWAVE is the banner of
our Educational Program. NEXTWAVE offers productions to
young students, with the hope of educating individuals in
the art of theater and in essence, training the next
generation of great Civic Theatre performers.
prepare 16-32 bars from a song that best shows off your voice.
An accompanist will not be provided, but a piano will be
present at auditions if you choose to bring your own player.
No acappella singing, please. If you have an accompaniment
CD or mp3 on your phone, there
will be a CD player and/or speaker provided. Absolutely
nothing from: Wicked, Hamilton, Hairspray, Disney films,
Godspell, or Thoroughly Modern
You will sing first,
then dance, then act. Those
arriving late to auditions will be asked to sing at the end of
be prepared to learn a portion of the original Chorus Line
audition dance, a small ballet combination, a kick line, and a
couple of taps steps. Everyone should dress in either dance
clothes or athletic attire that shows your movements. No
tight jeans, please. Women
should wear either character shoes, sneakers, or jazz shoes. Men should
wear jazz shoes or comfortable sneakers. Tap shoes are not
necessarily required since the tap portion in the show is done
in character or jazz shoes.
Monologues and cold readings will be provided at auditions.
Examples of monologues can be found at: https://www.scribd.com/doc/231454273/A-Chorus-Line-Monologues
Our rehearsals are generally in the evenings from 6-9:30 pm on
weekdays (Monday-Thursday); however, depending on cast
availability there may be some weekend dance rehearsals added
in. Please bring your calendar with you as you will be
required to list your conflicts between November 14, 2016 and
January 29, 2017. Only stated conflicts at the time of
audition will be considered for approval. All major holidays,
that take place during the rehearsal process, will be observed
and students will be given time off. Any additional
conflicts will not be considered. There are no conflicts
allowed during production week, which will begin on Sunday,
January 15, 2017.
SYNOPSIS OF A CHORUS LINE:
Centered on seventeen Broadway dancers auditioning for spots
on a chorus line, the musical is set on the bare stage of a
Broadway theatre during an audition for a musical. A Chorus
Line provides a glimpse into the personalities of the
performers and the choreographer as they describe the events
that have shaped their lives and their decisions to become
LOVE, LOSS & WHAT I WORE
*January 16, 17, and 18 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
THE WEDDING SINGER
*March 20, 21, and 22 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
*Audition information is tentative and
subject to change. For final dates, times and locations,
please check back closer to audition date