LA SALLE - Directors Neal Phelps and Phil Grant will hold auditions for Stage 212’s summer production of the endearing musical “Hello, Dolly” on Friday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 27 at 9 a.m. at the theater, 700 First St., LaSalle. Callbacks will be on Saturday, April 27 at 1 p.m.
Phelps and Grant will cast five women and four men in a variety of lead and supporting roles. They will also cast a dancing ensemble and a chorus, both of which will fill additional supporting roles.
Those auditioning should prepare up to 30 seconds of a classic musical theater song to sing a cappella. Those auditioning for the dance ensemble should wear appropriate clothing and dance shoes/laced sneakers. There will also be readings from the script for those interested in larger roles. These materials will be released prior to auditions.
Auditioners should come prepared with a list of their entire summer availability/conflicts. Auditions are open to anyone entering their freshmen year of high school and up.
Those interested are encouraged to visit their website, www.stage212.org or the Stage 212 Audition page on Facebook for more information. “Hello, Dolly” will be presented July 19–Aug. 4.
Stage 212 auditions are open to all regardless of prior theatrical experience.