YPT to hold open auditions for Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas’ Aug. 19

WHAT: Young People’s Theatre auditions for Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas”

WHEN: noon-2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19

WHERE: Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater, St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. in Cottleville

COST:  Free; $210 fee if cast

CONTACT INFO: SCC Continuing Education Department, 636-922-8233




YPT to hold open auditions for Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas’ Aug. 19


Young People’s Theatre will hold open auditions for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at noon Sunday, Aug. 19, in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater on the St. Charles Community College campus. The campus is located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville. Callbacks for principle roles will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19.


Auditions are open for youth ages, 8 to 19, and will consist of cold readings, song and a short dance combination that will be taught. Students should prepare a one-minute cutting of a Broadway repertoire song and bring an accompaniment track or sheet music. An additional tap audition will be included for those who tap. Please bring tap shoes, as well as appropriate shoes for dance – no flip flops. Students should also wear clothes they can move comfortably in. For more information on auditioning, visit stchas.edu/ypt.


Those auditioning must be accompanied by an adult. To be cast, students must either have had Introductory Theatre Workshop I or concurrently enroll in that class in addition to being in the production.


Performances will be at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 14-15, and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 15-16. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at stchastickets.com or by calling 636-922-8233.


Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is based upon the Paramount Pictures film. It is written for the screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank. Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Original stage production directed by Walter Bobbie. Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals: www.rnh.com.


For more information, call the SCC Continuing Education Department at 636-922-8233.


For more than 30 seasons, Young People’s Theatre has been dedicated to providing training and experience in theater and performing arts to children and their families.


St. Charles Community College strives to provide reasonable accommodations to all people at any SCC-sponsored event. Please contact Disability Support Services at dss@stchas.edu or 636-922-8581 as early as possible to discuss your needs.

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