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ECC to hold auditions for 'Into the Woods'

Published: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 11:45 p.m. CDT

ELGIN – Elgin Community College Musical Theatre will conduct auditions for the spring production of “Into the Woods,” with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Lapine.

Directing and choreographing the musical is Konnie Kay. ECC professor John G. Slawson is the artistic and musical director.

Auditions for men and women are available by appointment from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 9. Open auditions are scheduled at 8 p.m. Thursday and 1 p.m. Nov. 9. All auditions are in the ECC Arts Center, Building H, Room H245, on the Spartan Drive Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

Performers should prepare a musical number from any Broadway show other than “Into the Woods” and bring sheet music in a three-ring binder for the accompanist that will be provided.

Taped accompaniment or a cappella singing will not be permitted. Those auditioning should wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the dance audition. Auditions are open to ages 16 and up.

If necessary, callbacks are scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 11.

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