AXS.com – Nothing beats a boy with a dream. Legendary singer-songwriter and Tony award-winner Elton John has had phenomenal success on Broadway, writing the music scores for Disney’s production of “Aida” and “The Lion King” alongside renowned lyricist Tim Rice. Elton John, impressed by the “Billy Elliot” film adaptation in 2000, teamed up with lyricist Lee Hall to write the ten-time Tony award-winning production, “Billy Elliot the Musical.” Click here for more information!
The Company Theatre is holding auditions for “Billy Elliot the Musical” on Sunday, Jan. 10 and callbacks will be on Monday, Jan. 11. Set in the 1980s, “Billy Elliot the Musical” bursts onto the stage with Tony award-winning choreography to tell the story of a boy who discovers rather than a boxing future, dancing is his real dream.
Directed by Zoe Bradford and Jordie Saucerman, choreography by Sally Forrest, and musical direction by Michael Joseph, all roles are open for casting and will take place at the Company Theatre Center for the Arts, 30 Accord Park Drive in Norwell, Massachusetts. Audition candidates should be strong singers and be prepared to sing a song from the show in the show’s key or a song in a similar musical style. A headshot or snapshot and a resume is preferred at the audition, but not required. Audition candidates may bring their own sheet music, but the music score will be available with accompaniment. Not all audition candidates need to be strong dancers, but dress appropriately to learn a dance and practice a dance combination. Click here for further details!
“Billy Elliot the Musical” is part of Company Theatre’s exciting season which includes “Avenue Q”, “Legally Blonde the Musical”, “Dracula”, and the return of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.”
Performances for “Billy Elliot the Musical” will begin on Friday, March 18 through Sunday March 20 and then continue Thursdays through Sundays through April 10. Click here for tickets and for further information about the auditions, please visit companytheatre.com, email email@example.com, or call 1-781-871-2787.
By Jeanne M. Denizard