Daytona State conducting open auditions for ‘Christmas Carol’

The Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art at Daytona State College will hold open auditions for “A Christmas Carol’’ by Milton Granger, from 4:15 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at the DSC News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach.

The operetta style musical will be directed by Samantha Stern, associate professor at Daytona State, with musical direction from Dr. Jean Hickman, associate professor of Choral/Vocal Music.

Women, men and children of all ages are invited to audition for this festive production base on the novel by Charles Dickens.

Ebenezer Scrooge, an old man transforms his miserly ways after four ghostly visits one Christmas Eve.

What to take
Participants should prepare a one-minute excerpt from a classical musical theater show and bring sheet music and/or CD with instrumentals (a piano accompanist will be available at the audition).

In addition, participants should take a headshot and resume and have their fall/winter schedule handy. Call-backs may be held the same evening and/or later that week.

Show dates are Dec. 1-10 (some matinee and evening performances). Rehearsals will be held afternoons and evenings starting sometime in September.

For more information about the auditions, call 386-226-1903 or email Samantha.Stern@DaytonaState.edu.

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