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Open Audition! Male Dancers wanted for Newsies

Disney Musical seeks to recruit new talent.

Newsies

Open auditions for Disney’s Newsies The Musical will be held in London on Monday 17 June.

These auditions for male dancers will take place at Pineapple Dance Studios, Langley Street, London WC2H with registration at either 9.15am (warm up for 10am start) or 1.15pm (warm up for 2pm start).

Specific requirements for auditionees were released today. Dancers must be:
• Male, with playing age 16 to 22 years old
• Strong, technically trained dancers with excellent ballet technique
• Auditionees should also tap and sing well
• Acro and/or tumbling a plus
• All ethnicities are encouraged to attend
• Must be eligible to work in the UK

Auditionees should wear dance gear, trainers, jazz shoes, tap shoes and kneepads. They should bring sheet music for 16 bars of a musical theatre song, a CV and a headshot, stapled back to back.

For further information on casting, contact Jill Green Casting: newsies@jillgreencasting.org

Newsies is inspired by the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899. Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged ‘newsies’, who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike for what’s right.

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