March 27, 2015

Auditions

Riverdale Rising Stars Announces

AUDITIONS

for its Spring 2015 Season

 

One Act Play Festival – seeking adults and teens ages 14 and up

“Urinetown” – seeking teens ages 12 to 18

Riverdale Rising Stars, the performing arts program at the Riverdale Y, is pleased to announce auditions for its Spring 2015 season. The season will include adults and older teens in a ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL,  and teens in URINETOWN, a side-splitting send-up of greed, love, revolution, and musicals in a time when water is worth its weight in gold.

Participation is by audition only, and all programs are tuition-based. Auditions, rehearsals and performances will be held at Riverdale YM-YWHA, located at 5625 Arlington Avenue (just off of Riverdale Avenue and West 256th Street), in Riverdale, Bronx, NY.

RISING STARS: “URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL”

Age range:            junior high and high school students ages 12-18 (you must be 12 years old and in 7th Grade.)

Auditions:              Sunday, February 22, 4:30pm – 7pm

Monday, February 23: 6:30pm – 8pm

To prepare:            Choose one verse only from; “Run Freedom Run”, “Privilege to Pee” or “Follow your Heart”

Performances 5/9, 5/10,5/14,5/16,5/17

** Please copy and paste the links to your web browser to access the videos.


RUN FREEDOM RUN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmHekGAO080 – PRIVILEGE TO PEE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyWCRoHPdzw – FOLLOW YOUR HEART

Performances:       May 9 – 17, 2015

Directed by:           Riverdale Rising Stars Artistic Director Laurie Walton

 ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL

Age range:            adults, teens ages 14 and up

Organizational Meeting:              Sunday, February 22, 7pm

If you are in Sound of Music please write to Shawn Renfro at srenfro@riverdaley.org.  This session will be after the URINETOWN auditions.

To prepare:           No audition material necessary – bring yourself and your enthusiasm!

Performances:       April 25 – 26, 2015

Directed by:           Riverdale Rising Stars Managing Director Shawn Renfro

 ANNIE, JR.

The award–winning Jr. Rising Stars will be holding auditions on Sunday, March 1 from 3:00-7:00pm and Monday, March 2 from 6:00-7:30pm.

Open to children ages 7 to 11.  Participation is by audition only.

There will be a sign-up sheet.  Children need only attend one of the scheduled auditions.

Please prepare:

ONE VERSE ONLY of the following

GIRLS – “TOMORROW” or “NYC”

BOYS –“ EASY STREET” or

BOYS & GIRLS -“I DON’T NEED ANYTHING BUT YOU”

 

Please contact Laurie Walton at lwalton@riverdaley.org with any questions.

** Please copy and paste the links to your web browser to access the videos.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJAkLCti93U (TOMORROW)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mgvscv7jZFI (EASY STREET)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvx2EFNl0XY&index=9&list=RDPjdKq0i__7s (NYC with voices)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asbJGBRAhQk (NYC)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBE_6hVMDZ0&index=5&list=RDPjdKq0i__7s (I DON’T NEED ANYTHING BUT YOU with voices)

Audition material does not need to be memorized, but auditionees should be very familiar with their selections.   Those planning to audition may arrive anytime within the above windows of time.

Riverdale Rising Stars Junior will hold auditions for children ages 7 to 11 for their production of ANNIE JR. later this spring. Visit www.riverdalerisingstars.com in the coming weeks for additional information.

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