Auditions for “Fairy Tale Christmas Carol”

Young Footliters is pleased to announce auditions for our next production:

A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol

Directed by Sharon Falduto

Written by Flip Kobler & Cindy Marcus

“Fairy Tale Christmas Carol” is a Dickens’ classic told with some of your favorite fairy tale characters. This one act play is a fun romp through the true spirit of Christmas.

Performances:

Friday, December 2 – 7:00

Saturday, December 3 – 2:00 and 7:00

Performances are held at the theatre in the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in the town of West Branch.

To sign up for auditions, click on this link:  Fairy Tale Christmas Carol Auditions

Rehearsals:

Rehearsals begin October 3 and will typically be held Monday-Thursday evenings in Coralville. There will not be rehearsal on Halloween or the week of Thanksgiving.

Tech Week (Nov 27-Dec 1) Rehearsals will be held at the Hoover Library in West Branch. Participation in Tech Week and all performances is mandatory to participate in the show.

Auditions:

Auditions will be held in the lower level of the Coralville Public Library:

Friday, September 23 from 4:00 to 6:00

Saturday, September 24 from 9:30 to 3:00

Please fill out the attached audition form and bring it with you. Attached also is a list of the roles available.

For auditions you may prepare a short monologue or poem. You will also be asked to do a cold reading. A cold reading means you will simply read from the script that the director will provide for you. Children in grades 1-12 are eligible to audition.

If cast, Young Footliters Youth Theatre does have an annual per family membership fee and a participation fee for this production. For information about memberships and fees, please go to our website: https://youngfootliters.wordpress.com/membership/

Scholarships are available.

Questions? Contact Sharon at sfalduto@gmail.com

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The Cast of “Guinevere & Arthur”

Congratulations to the cast of “Guinevere & Arthur”!

Thanks to everyone who came out to audition. You were all amazing and made it very tough on director Matt Falduto to cast the show. There will be many more opportunities in the near future for some great shows – so be on the look out for more audition announcements.

We are looking forward to starting rehearsal! Show is Sept 9-11 at the CCPA!

GUINEVERE – Marijke Nielsen
ARTHUR – Austin Boos
MORGAN LE FAY – Elizabeth Davis
ALICE – Paige Dahlstrom
KAY – Gray Christians
ATLANTIA – Mary Vander Weg
MERLIN – Quincy Coghill-Behrens
BLOSSOM – Sammi Falduto
MARIGOLD – Alina Davis
The ORPHANS:
EMMA – Samantha Croco
MARY – Kufre Ituk
SIGOURNEY – Aleigha Ausman
HARLEY – Maeve Christians
DAISY – Piper Falduto
GAWAIN – Charlie Wait
GALAHAD – Kyle McElroy
PERCIVAL – Niles Granfield
OLD WOMAN 1 /TREE SPRITE– Lila Panek
OLD WOMAN 2/TREE SPRITE – Teya Kerns
OLD WOMAN 3/WOLF – Maya Wald
THE KNIGHT/BORS/KING LEO/ALPHA WOLF – Cade Zschiesche
TOWN CRIER/WOLF – Erin Moninger
VILLAGER 1/TREE SPRITE – Sarah Bunyan
VILLAGER 2/WOLF – Forrest Estes
VILLAGER 3/TREE SPRITE – Bryn Russell
VILLAGER 4/TREE SPRITE – Summer Walsh Saylor
VILLAGER 5/TREE SPRITE – Payton White
VILLAGER 6/WOLF – Leo Burchett
VILLAGER 7/TREE SPRITE – Olivia Russell
VILLAGER 8/TREE SPRITE – Aisley Foster

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Auditions for GUINEVERE & ARTHUR

Young Footliters Youth Theatre is proud to announce auditions for our fall show:

GUINEVERE & ARTHUR

An original play by Matthew Falduto

This new take on the Arthurian legend finds Princess Guinevere struggling to figure out her place in the world after her father, King Leo, passes away. Arthur, a squire training to be a knight, is finding knighthood is not what he thought it would be. Together these two teenagers discover a magic sword which sends them on an adventure that will open their eyes and allow them to fulfill their destinies.

Performances:
Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
September 9-11, 2016
Directed by Matthew Falduto

AUDITION SIGNUP

Audition Information:
A short memorized monologue or poem is recommended, but not required, particularly if the young person auditioning feels confident in their ability to do a cold reading. It is likely everyone will do cold readings in addition to any memorized monologues.

Students entering fourth grade and above are eligible to audition. The main characters are teens, so we’re definitely looking for strong actors age 13-17.

Auditions will be:
Friday, July 15 3:20-6:00 Coralville Library Lower Level
Saturday, July 16 9:00-4:00 Coralville Library Lower Level

Rehearsals:

Begin August 1 and are held Sunday afternoons and Monday-Thursday evenings.

If cast, Young Footliters Youth Theatre does have an annual per family membership fee and a participation fee for this production. For information about membership and fees click here. Scholarships are available!

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Congratulations to the Cast of Annie, Jr.

Congratulations to the cast of Young Footliters’ Annie Jr.!
And sincere thanks to everyone who auditioned!  We had an amazing turnout of talent

Annie JR 4C no bckgroundANNIE: Sofia Shin
ANNIE UNDERSTUDY: Clara Hibbard
OLIVER WARBUCKS: Cale Rausch
GRACE: Ella Schmitz
HANNIGAN: Payton Proud
MOLLY: Harper Uhl
PEPPER: Abril Bejarano-Hamity
DUFFY: Ava Baber
KATE: Maya Cheng
TESSIE: Briar Martin
JULY: Lilly Vogts
SANDY: Rigley Ohrt
ROOSTER HANNIGAN: Austin Boos
LILY ST REGIS: Kyra Helmuth
DRAKE: Jack Paradee
LT WARD & PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT: Henry Yoder
BUNDLES & BUTLER: Joey Lepire
MRS. GREER: Abby Pickard
MRS. PUGH: Laura Schilling
CECILLE, FRENCH MAID: Willa Martin
ANNETTE, FRENCH MAID: Teagen Bollers
APPLE SELLER & RANDOM SERVANT: Santiago Perez
DOGCATCHER: Whit Jury
STAR-TO-BE: Ana VanBeek
MAN IN BROWNSTONE WINDOW: Aaron Schultz
USHERETTE: Cece McSweeney
RADIO ANNOUNCER & BUTLER: Evan Zukin
SOUND EFFECTS MAN: Oliver Miller
BERT HEALY & POLICEMAN: Martin Hamity
LOUISE HOWE: Clive Guidry

MAIDS: Paige Dahlstrom, Natalie Earnest, Emalyn Foster, Thomazin Jury, Maddie Maley, Marijke Nielsen, Ava Pence, Heidi Vogts, Summer Walsh-Saylor, Ally Willis

ORPHAN ENSEMBLE: Vivian Cornell, Aisley Foster, Calla Foster, Maya Hanna, Alyssa Lamb, Lily Schloss, Chelsea VeDepo, Riley White, Riley Uthe, Lila Zschiesche

NYC ENSEMBLE: Grace Bartlett, Tali Clements, Maple Miller

Be sure to join us for the performances of Annie Jr. July 22-24 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts! Tickets available at the box office or online at www.coravillearts.org.

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Auditions for Summer Musical, Annie Jr.

AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Young Footliters Youth Theatre is pleased to announce auditions for our summer musical, Annie Jr.

Directed by Dave Helmuth

Auditions will be held Friday, May 13 and Saturday May 14 at the Coralville Recreation Center Lounge.

Performances are July 22, 23 & 24 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.  There will be a daytime performance on Friday July 22.

To signup for auditions, click on this link:  Annie, Jr. Auditions

Other Details:

  • Ages:  current kindergartners through current twelfth graders
  • Participation in an acting class is NOT required to audition
  • Everyone MUST attend one Vocal Audition AND one Dance Audition
  • Please select only one Vocal Audition slot for which to sign up
  • Please select only one Dance Audition slot for which to sign up
  • Vocal Auditions:
    • We encourage older kids to prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song.  Please provide your own sheet music (musicnotes.com is a good resource for sheet music).  An accompanist will be provided.  You may also audition to your own recorded music if there are no lyrics on the recording.
    • If this is your first time auditioning, or if you are a younger student, we just want to hear you sing!  You are also welcome to bring your own music but if you don’t know any musical theatre songs – just come as you are!  We’ll provide an easy song (like “Happy Birthday”) for you to sing.
    • If you are interested in auditioning for a main character role you will be asked to do a “cold reading” during your vocal audition.  You will be given a script to read from, there is no need to prepare anything.
  • Dance Audition:
    • Please come prepared to dance/move.  You will learn a dance combination at the audition and perform it for the director and the choreographer.  No advance preparation is necessary – just do your best and smile!
  • Callbacks, if necessary, are by invitation only on Monday, May 16 at the Coralville Center for Performing Arts.
  • Please bring completed Audition Form to your audition (link to form is below).
  • Rehearsals will be Monday-Friday from 6:00-9:00 at the Hillel House in Iowa City starting on May 23.
  • If cast, Young Footliters Youth Theatre does have a $30 annual per family membership fee and a $75 participation fee for this production to help cover costs (such as costumes, sets, props, painting, royalty rights, performance and rehearsal facilities).  Thank you for your understanding and support.  We understand that participation fees may make it difficult for your child to be involved in a show.  Please let us help.  Scholarships are available through the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts for families with financial need.  Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like a scholarship form.
  • Contact Young Footliters at youngfootliters@coralville.org with questions.

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Auditions for King Midas!

King Midas & the Miraculous Golden Touch
Directed by Jean Grewe
Stage Managed by Tarri Furlong

Performance Dates: April 22 (7:00 p.m.), April 23 (2:00 and 7:00 p.m.) at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.
Rehearsals will be held at the Coralville United Methodist Church

Auditions will be held in the lower level of the Coralville Library on Friday, February 5 from 4 PM to 6 PM and Saturday, February 6 from 9 AM to 4 PM.

Click Here to Sign Up for Auditions!

For auditions, you may prepare a short monologue or poem OR you may choose to do a cold reading. A cold reading means you will simply read from the script that the director will provide for you.

Children in grades K-5 are eligible to audition.  The director will consider gender-blind casting and a maximum of 30 children in ensemble and featured roles will be cast.

Here at Young Footliters Youth Theater we believe that children’s theater changes lives. It builds confidence, encourages teamwork, develops social skills, and enables kids to achieve a sense of mastery and an area of stagecraft. On top of it all, putting on a play is fun!

If cast, Young Footliters Youth Theatre does have a $30 annual per family membership fee and a $30 participation fee for this production to help cover costs (such as costumes, sets, props, painting, royalty rights, performance and rehearsal facilities).  Thank you for your understanding and support.  We understand that participation fees may make it difficult for your child to be involved in a show.  Scholarships are available through the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts for families with financial need.

Questions? Please email Meredith at meredith.lamb97@gmail.com

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Auditions for Aesop’s Fable-ous Christmas Tree!

Aesops’ Fable-ous Christmas Tree
Directed by Haylee Marner
Assistant Directed by Ashlynn Dale
Stage Managed by Jean Grewe

Performance Dates: December 4 (7:00 p.m.), December 5 (2:00 and 7:00 p.m.) at the theatre in the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum.
Rehearsals will be held at the Coralville United Methodist Church

Auditions will be held in the lower level of the Coralville Library on Friday, September 25 from 4 PM to 6 PM and Saturday, September 26 from 10 AM to 4:30 PM. 


Click Here to Sign Up for Auditions!


For auditions, you may prepare a short monologue or poem OR you may choose to do a cold reading. A cold reading means you will simply read from the script that the director will provide for you.  You may also be asked to sing your favorite holiday song.

Children in grades 1-12 are eligible to audition.

Here at Young Footliters Youth Theater we believe that children’s theater changes lives. It builds confidence, encourages teamwork, develop social skills, and enables kids to achieve a sense of mastery and an area of stagecraft. On top of it all, putting on a play is fun!

Questions?  Please email Meredith at meredith.lamb97@gmail.com

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Auditions for The Totally True Story of Toto Tolentino!

Young Footliters is thrilled to announce the addition of a Readers Theatre performance as a pre-show to Ozma of Oz!  It is called “The Totally True Story of Toto Tolentino” – The Oz story from Toto’s perspective directed by Tara Acton.

This Readers Theatre will be about 10 minutes in length and will rehearse about twice a week.  We would absolutely love to have you audition for this fun Readers Theatre!!  It is an excellent way to be involved in a wonderful stage production without having to commit to an intense rehearsal schedule!


Click here to sign up for an audition time!


Please bring a storybook or a portion of a chapter book to read for your audition.  You may also be asked to read from the script.

Auditions:  Tuesday, July 28 and Thursday, July 30 5:00-8:00 p.m. Coralville Public Library Lower Level  Ages:  First Grade – High School  ** You must be able to read fluently in order to audition.

Performances:  September 11-13, 2015, Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

Questions?  Contact Meredith at meredith.lamb97@gmail.com

LOCATION: Coralville Public Library Lower Level

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AUDITION SIGN UP AVAILABLE NOW FOR OZMA OF OZ!

We invite all interested youth entering fourth grade and beyond to audition for our September Play, OZMA OF OZ!  Please click on the link to sign up for an audition slot this Sunday or Tuesday!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e49acaf2faa8-ozma

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THEATRE INTERN OPPORTUNITY for TEENS!

Announcing Theatre Intern opportunities for teens!

Young Footliters is offering two intern positions for its upcoming production of Ozma of Oz. You can learn all about directing a live theatre show as the assistant director. Or you can learn all about stage management as the assistant stage manager. Students age 13-18 are eligible to apply. This is an excellent way to gain valuable experience in learning the art of directing and stage managing.  Complete the application and email it to msfalduto@msn.com. No experience necessary!

Young Footliter Intern Application (1)

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