AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT     

ORGANIZATION: Wildwood Park for the Arts

SEEKING FOR: OLIVER! (Lionel Bart) Directed by Bevan Keating, choreographed by Moriah Patterson.

Oliver:
Age 9 – 13
Male, Any Ethnicity
Strong Singer (unchanged voice) and Actor, Dance experience preferred

Artful Dodger:
Age 13 – 17
Any Gender, Any Ethnicity
Strong Singer (unchanged voice if male) and Actor, Dance experience preferred

Child Ensemble Members (Workhouse Kids, etc.):
Ages 8 – 13
All Genders, All Ethnicities
Treble Voices (unchanged voices for boys)
Strong Singing and Acting, Dance experience preferred

WHEN: Saturday, June 25th, 2022 | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

WHERE: Cabe Theatre at Wildwood Park for the Arts
20919 Denny Rd, Little Rock, AR 72223

CALL: Auditions are scheduled by appointment on a first come, first served basis.
To schedule an audition, contact Zachary Rhodes at zach@wildwoodpark.org

PREPARE/BRING:

Music: “Consider Yourself” (measures 1-51) & “Where Is Love?” (measures 17-27).
For sheet music, contact Zachary Rhodes at zach@wildwoodpark.org

Dance: Come dressed to move

Other Materials: Headshot and Resume

REHEARSALS & PERFORMANCES:
Rehearsals will begin Sunday, August 16th, 2022. Performances will be held between October 14th, 2022 and October 23rd, 2022 and will include evening and matinee performances as well as daytime performances for school audiences. Weekly rehearsals are held on the following schedule: 

Sunday: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm (full cast as called)

Tuesday: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm (child cast members) | 6:30 – 10:00 pm (adult cast members)

Saturday: 9:00 am to Noon (child cast members) | 2:00 – 5:30 pm (adult cast members as called)

NOTE: Supporting and main roles are paid positions. Ensemble and children’s roles will receive honorariums.

Wildwood Park for the Arts is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, &  local laws. Wildwood Park for the Arts makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and production needs at the time.

New Hours

Monday – Saturday: 8:30-5:00
Sunday – 1:00-5:00

These classes, along with private lessons in voice, piano, violin, and more, are being offered as part of our new education initiative!

A welcomed addition to the West Little Rock community, the West Little Rock Performing Arts Academy strives to become a leader in the development of arts-based programs that serves the families of our community. Our Mission is to make a difference in the lives of our students, audience, and our community through the power and beauty of the Arts.

The WLR Performing Arts Academy, under the leadership of professional musicians and artists, will provide a definitive standard of excellence in curriculum design, assessment, performance training, and arts-based social programs.

Providing one-on-one studio instruction, ample opportunities for solo and ensemble performances, and small group instruction in choral music, dance, fitness, and a host of discipline-specific subjects, the WLR Performing Arts Academy seeks to support and enhance the artistic lives of our closest neighbors and the wider arts community of which we are privileged to be a part.

To register, contact Kira Keating, kira@wildwoodpark.org.

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