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Westonka Community Theatre Announces Auditions for 'The Wizard of Oz'
May 10, 2021 — After a one-year delay, Westonka Community Theatre will step out on the yellow brick road with auditions for its summer production of “The Wizard of Oz.” Auditions will take place May 21 and 22 at Grandview Middle School. There will be a meeting May 23 for musicians interested in being part of the orchestra.
Auditions are open to all community members ages 6 and up. All abilities and experience levels welcome. The schedule is:
Friday, May 21
4:15 - 6:00 p.m.
5:45 - 7:30 p.m.
7:15 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 22
9:00 - 10:45 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
1:00 - 2:45 p.m.
2:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Sunday, May 23
Callbacks as needed 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
To sign up for auditions go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050d4faca823a5fe3-audtions
Those interested in playing in the orchestra can learn more and meet the music director, Logan Campbell, at the musician’s workshop Sunday, May 23 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Grandview. For more information and to fill out an interest form go to https://sites.google.com/view/westonkacommunitytheatre/productions/the-wizard-of-oz-2021/pit-orchestra-information?authuser=0
There is also plenty of opportunity to get involved behind the scenes. WCT is looking for people who want to build sets, make costumes, move props or handle ticketing among other tasks. An interest form for the production crew can be found at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSepaOmZcxjoS4LQjtIxGRsUctVK63ImS-eh7OcVc8s313h91A/viewform
To learn more about Westonka Community Theatre or the upcoming production, visit the WCT home page, https://sites.google.com/view/westonkacommunitytheatre/home
Production dates for “The Wizard of Oz” will be July 23-25 and July 30-Aug. 1 in the Westonka Performing Arts Center. WCT had planned to present the musical last summer but had to cancel due to COVID-19 restrictions. “The Wizard of Oz” will be the second full musical production for the new community theatre. Its successful inaugural show, “The Music Man” was presented in 2019, followed by a livestream production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” in December, 2020.