Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Audition Information & Registration

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An Ashland tradition, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is set to a multitude of musical genres, spanning from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock and roll. It's a thrill for audience and performers alike. Rob Sutherland will direct.

There is a participation fee of $200 for all students who are cast in this production.

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT WILL BE OPEN FROM JANUARY 8, 2018 TO FEBRUARY 1, 2018.

AUDITIONS OPEN TO:
Grades 1 - 5 for the Children's Chorus
Grades 5 - 8 for Lead Roles and Ensemble

AUDITION DATES:*
Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     Grades 1-4: 9:00 AM & 9:30AM timeslots
     Grades 5-8: 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM, & 11:00 AM timeslots

Monday, February 5, 2018 from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
     Grades 1-4: 6:30 PM & 7:00 PM timeslots
     Grades 5-8: 7:30 PM, 8:00 PM, & 8:30 PM timeslots

*Auditions will be one hour in length, beginning every half hour

CALLBACKS:*
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in the evening beginning at 6:30 PM.
*Not everyone will be needed for callbacks. If you are not called back, then the directors have seen all they need from you at this point. You will be contacted by phone or email with casting decisions.

AUDITION PREPARATION:
Grades 5-8, prepare 32 bars of an up-tempo song
Bring sheet music in the correct key (accompanist will be provided)
Bring headshot and resume (if you have them)

Grades 1-4 will be taught a song

All grades will be taught a dance - dress for movement

REHEARSAL DETAILS:*
Rehearsal will be held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM beginning Thursday, March 8, 2018.
*There will be Wednesday evening rehearsals once we begin tech. These rehearsals will be on April 25, 2018 and May 2, 2018.

REHEARSAL LOCATIONS:
Some rehearsals will be held at St. Jude of the Lake school in Mahtomedi. Tech rehearsals and performances will be at Ashland.

CONFLICTS:
Conflicts will be taken into consideration when casting the show. A large number of conflicts or conflicts during the last two weeks of rehearsal or during performances may impact casting decisions.

IMPORTANT REHEARSAL DATES:
Meet and Greet: Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM. Each cast member is expected to attend Meet and Greet and must attend with at least one parent or guardian.
First Rehearsal: Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 6:30 PM.
Easter: There will be NO rehearsal on Thursday, March 29, 2018 or Friday, March 30, 2018

TECH DATES:
Wednesday - Friday: April 25 - 27, 2018
Monday - Wednesday: April 30 - May 2, 2018

PERFORMANCES:
Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:30 PM (Director's Performance)
Friday, May 4, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Friday, May 11, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 2:00 PM