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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Auditions for "Elf, Jr: - and Junior Theatre Festival

   First Stage Theatre Company in Huntington will hold auditions on Saturday, June 24 for the musical Elf, Jr and for those young actors who plan to travel to the Junior Theatre Festival in 2018.
   The auditions will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  
   Location for the Meeting and Auditions: 
Pea Ridge United Methodist Church
5747 East Pea Ridge Road
Huntington, WV 25705 
   Please prepare 32-64 bars or 1-2 minutes of a musical theater song (NOT a pop song). An accompanist and CD player will be available. You may bring sheet music or a karaoke track…. please no a cappella auditions. Actors should be prepared to learn a short dance. 
   To audition for Elf, JR. ONLY - actors must be at least in the FIRST grade in the fall of 2018.
   To audition for Elf, JR AND to attend the Junior Theatre Festival - actors must be 10 years old by January 1, 2018, and have performed or worked tech for at least one First Stage production previously. 
   Rehearsals will begin in September. The Junior Theatre Festival will be one long weekend in January in Atlanta.
   Festival Dates: January 12 to 14, 2018
   Elf JR. will be staged November 30 to December 3, 2017.
   First Stage Theatre Company has been accepted to the Junior Theatre Festival (JTF) again this coming winter to perform and learn from professionals in the field of musical theatre. The full cast and those attending JTF 2018 will perform the full-length play in December 2017. 
   JTF 2018 is an awesome weekend-long experience for kids to learn and perform with over 4,500 peers from across the country. Sponsored by iTheatrics, MTI, Disney, and Playbill. The event allows for showcasing a 15 minute show selection, workshop classes, guest speakers and performances. More information will be available at the audition.

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