Student actors can take workshops, audition at Jupiter Maltz Theatre


Lottery selections will be announced after 3 p.m. March 31 for the school district’s Choice and Career Options programs. Selections are made by computer-generated lottery, and parents will be notified by email of the results.

Maltz Jupiter Theatre will hold its eighth annual First Step to Stardom audition day beginning at 9 a.m. April 22. The day will feature casting for professional productions of the family friendly musicals “Disney Newsies,” “Hairspray” and “South Pacific,” as well as the plays “An Inspector Calls” and “Born Yesterday.” Roles are available for actors ages 7 to 24.

To help students prepare, optional audition prep classes will be offered 12:30-2 p.m. Sunday and April 2 in the theater’s Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts. Cost is $27 per session.

While not required, the audition prep classes will teach students the dance combinations that will be used at the audition itself, as well as the audition’s 16-bar cut of music. Students who participate in an audition prep class will have scheduled auditions at 9 a.m. on April 22 and will be considered for all productions that fit their age range.

A free 30-minute audition prep workshop will be offered on April 15 that will give students and parents an overview of what to expect at the audition day. Parents will attend a question-and-answer session in the acting studio while students learn music in the voice studio and a dance combination in the dance studio. To register for the workshop, students must first register online for an April 22 audition time slot, then contact the Conservatory to register for the workshop.

To register for the audition day, visit www.jupitertheatre.org/fsts. To register for the audition prep classes or free workshop, call 561-575-2672.



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