Auditions for Tryon Little Theater’s Summer Youth Production May 17-18

Published 4:01 pm Friday, May 10, 2013

Another fun-filled show is scheduled for this year’s Tryon Little Theater Summer Youth Production.

Auditions for “Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory” will be held May 17-18 at the TLT Workshop.  The musical, based on Roald Dahls’s book “Charlie and The Chocolate Factory,” features songs from the classic film starring Gene Wilder.

Rehearsals begin June 10, with performances on July 18-21 at the Tryon Fine Arts Center.

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Young people ages 10 -18 are eligible to audition. Auditions will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. on Friday, May 17, and from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 at TLT’s Workshop, which is located at 516 S. Trade St. in Tryon.

Jenna Tamisiea will direct the show, with help from musical director Hank Hinnant, and Betty Brewer, producer.

Those auditioning are asked to bring 16 bars of sheet music to sing. There will be no a cappella auditions.  Accompaniment will be provided. Those auditioning may be asked to read and/ or sing from the script and learn a dance combination, so please wear shoes and clothing appropriate for movement and dance. If needed, callbacks will be held on Saturday, May 18 after the general auditions.

For further information, please contact TLT at 828-859-2466.

– article submitted by Monica Jones