West Jordan Youth Theatre announces auditions for Oliver!

We are looking for youth ages 8-18 to audition for Oliver! Auditions will be held on Monday, June 24 and Wednesday, June 26 from 5:30-9:00. They will be held in West Jordan City Hall in the Community Room. 8000 S. Redwood Road. Call backs will be by invitation only on Saturday, June 29, from 12:00-5:00. For auditions please prepare 16-32 bars of a musical selection in the style of Oliver. Bring accompaniment on a CD, MP3 or phone. An accompanist will NOT be provided. You may bring a resume and headshot as well. Please sign up for a time by clicking the link below. Thank you!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080948A4A82DA1FF2-oliver

You will need fill out an audition form when you sign up. Click the link below or on the audition sign up page to fill out the form.

https://forms.gle/p4UnNSWwhJmxahqGA

LIST OF CHARACTERS:

OLIVER TWIST: A workhouse boy about 11 years of age.

FAGIN: An elderly receiver – runs training academy for young pickpockets.

THE ARTFUL DODGER: Fagin’s brightest pupil – an undersized 16.

BILL SIKES: A villain in his prime.

NANCY: 23 years old. A graduate of Fagin’s academy, and Bill’s doxy.

BET: A 15 year old lass in Fagin’s establishment – idolizes Nancy.

MR. BUMBLE: A large and pompous Beadle of the workhouse.

MRS. CORNEY: A sharp-tongued, domineering widow – the Workhouse Mistress.

MR. BROWNLOW: An old gentleman of wealth and breeding.

MR. SOWERBERRY: The Undertaker.

MRS. SOWERBERRY: His overseer.

CHARLOTTE: Their daughter.

NOAH CLAYPOLE: The Undertaker’s pimply apprentice.

MR. GRIMWIG: A Doctor.

MRS. BEDWIN: The Brownlow’s Housekeeper.

OLD SALLY: A Pauper.

CHARLEY BATES: and other boys in Fagin’s establishment.

ENSEMBLE: Workhouse Boys, Workhouse Assistants, Bow Street Runners, Street Vendors and Crowd, etc

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