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Auditions coming for Davidson Community Players’ Teen Summer Stock Series

March 21.  Davidson Community Players’ The Connie Company is seeking energetic and imaginative young adults for its Teen Summer Stock Series productions of “Legally Blonde, The Musical” and “The Outsiders.”  All actors ages 14-22 are invited to audition.

“Legally Blonde” auditions will be held on 10 a.m.-noon April 30 at Armour Street Theatre in Davidson.  Interested actors should bring 16 bars of a song that shows off their vocal range and ability to act through a song, as well as a recent picture, resume or list of theatre experience.  An accompanist will be provided; a capella is not encouraged.

Rehearsals will take place July 18-29, and performances are July 29-31.  This production will be directed by Katie Mullis.

Auditions for “The Outsiders” will be held noon-2 p.m. April 30.  Those interested should bring a recent picture and resume or list of theatre experience.  Auditions will consist of theatre exercises and cold readings from the script.  Rehearsals will take place Aug. 1-12 with performances Aug. 12-14.  “The Outsiders” will be directed by Emily Klingman.

In all cases, auditionees should plan to arrive at the start of the appropriate audition and stay for the entire session.

Actors wishing to audition for both shows may come from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Teen Summer Stock Series is a two-week intensive production aimed at the advanced young adult performer.  To simulate a summer stock theatre company, actors will rehearse 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday with one weekend of performances.  Financial aid is available to help with the associated fee.

The Connie Company also seeks teens and college students interested in working behind the scenes as student stage managers, running crew and technicians.  Internship credit is available.

Learn more at www.DavidsonCommunityPlayers.org.