Racine & Me: Auditions for 'Stand And Deliver' & 'Sweeney Todd'

Racine & Me: Auditions for ’Stand And Deliver’ & ’Sweeney Todd’

RACINE, WI (CBS 58) -- Joycelyn Fish, the Director of Marketing and Development for the Racine Theatre Guild joined us to talk about upcoming show auditions and volunteer opportunities.

Upcoming Auditions:

Stand and Deliver – Monday, February 27 and Tuesday, February 28 @ 7 p.m.

Director Edson Melendez will be holding open auditions at the Racine Theatre Guild About the Show: Jamie Escalante’s mission was to challenge his students to reach their full potential in and out of his classroom. When he is assigned to an inner-city school with a reputation of gangs, drugs, and dropouts, his offbeat teaching methods and quirky humor motivate his math students. Together, the students set a goal to take the Advanced Placement Calculus Test and pass. Based on a true underdog story, this urban fairy tale is a story of perseverance in the face of adversity. Roles available for: Large, diverse cast of men, women, and teens ages 16+, especially actors of Hispanic/Latinx origin including Afro-Caribbean Latinx cultures, or familiar with the Spanish language or Chicano culture Auditions: No experience necessary! Only have to attend one night of auditions which consist of a cold reading of the script. Show Run: weekends April 14 – 22, along with daytime school outreach performances on April 18, 20, 25 and 26

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5 Director Doug Instenes will be holding auditions. Call to schedule an audition time. About the Show: Attend the tale of a barber wrongly convicted and out for vengeance against the corrupt judge who sent him to prison and tore his family apart. The heart-pounding musical thriller by the late Stephen Sondheim pulsates as Sweeney Todd wields his weapons of choice: a razor and a barber chair. His path towards retribution leads him to Mrs. Lovett’s meat pie shop, where they plot to combine his thirst for blood and her need for a secret ingredient. A savory, theatrical treat, revenge has never tasted like this! Roles available for: Teens and Adults, ages 15+ Auditions: No experience necessary! Prepare a song and bring sheet music. Will also have a dance audition as part of the process. Must call (262) 633-4218 to schedule an audition time. Show Run: May 19 – June 4, 2023

Volunteering at RTG: 500 volunteers are needed throughout the year to assist with administrative, front of house, creative, and production tasks. Hundreds of people of all ages and skill levels help keep the RTG going strong. There is always a need for new people. We often say that the only skill a volunteer needs is the desire to learn! Acting, Light & Sound Techs, Set Construction, Ushering, Bartending. Gardening, Makeup & Hair, Painting, Box Office, Costumes, Stage Managing, Cooking, Board of Directors, House Managing Contact our volunteer coordinator, Jill Dickert, with any questions at [email protected] or (262) 633-4218

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