“The Wizard of Oz” Auditions Coming in August!
The Winters Theatre Company will hold auditions for The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum on Tuesday, August 29th and Wednesday, August 30th with callbacks scheduled for Thursday, August 31st, 7:30 p.m. each evening at the Winters Community Center.
Adults and children of all ages are welcome to audition and all parts are open. Roles include Dorothy, Aunt Em, Uncle Henry, the Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, Glinda the Good Witch, the Wicked Witch of the West, the Emerald City Guard, the Wizard, Munchkins and Citizens of Munchkinland, Crows, Trees, Poppies, Ozians, Winkies, Flying Monkeys, and Jitterbugs.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Those auditioning for singing parts will be asked to perform songs from the show. Those who need to sing in a different key from the show score are asked to bring sheet music with them.
Performance dates are November 17 – December 3. Rehearsals will begin in mid-September. The Winters Theatre Company also welcomes those interested in assisting behind the scenes, including stage crew, set designers and builders, costumers, kitchen helpers and technical crew. For questions, please contact the director, Anita Ahuja, at 530-400-4910.
GENERAL INFORMATION ON AUDITIONS
Auditions for Winters Theatre Company productions consist of cold readings from the script. Callbacks, if needed, are held the following week, after which, the production is cast.
Auditions are held at the Winters Community Center, located at 201 Railroad Ave., Winters, CA.