MAINSTAGE BAND AUDITIONS

MAINSTAGE BAND AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS SEPTEMBER 9, 11 & 13: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Please email Josh Anderson to schedule your appointment.

PLAY A KEY ROLE IN BPA’S 2014 – 2015 SEASON! View/print the audition flyer here.

REQUIREMENTS: Please prepare a solo selection of 16-32 bars, preferably from musical theatre, for your primary instrument. Doubling and tripling are quite common, so feel free to bring a selection in a secondary instrument as time permits. In addition, when you schedule your appointment you will receive a short selection to present with our provided accompanist. Each contracted position includes a stipend.

FOUR great shows; four AWESOME opportunities:

October 10-26, 2014: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

REHEARSALS: September 20, 27 + October 6, 7, 8

PERFORMANCES: October 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 + PWYC Preview October 9
Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:30 p.m. + Sundays @ 3:00 p.m. | Pay-What-You-Can Preview: Thursday, October 9 @ 7:30 p.m.  

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Guitar, Bass, Reed 1 and 2, Trumpet 1 and 2, and Percussion
Reeds cover: Clarinets, Baritone Saxes, and Flutes

This deviously delicious sci-fi smash hit musical features a rock-inspired score that devours the conventions of 60’s sci-fi music!

December 5-21, 2014: Merrill Lynch presents MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT

REHEARSALS: November 15, 22 + December 1, 2, 3

PERFORMANCES: December 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 + PWYC Preview December 4
Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:30 p.m. + Sundays @ 3:00 p.m. | Pay-What-You-Can Preview: Thursday, December 4 @ 7:30 p.m.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Bass, Percussion, Reeds 1 and 2, Trumpet 1 and 2, French Horn, Trombone, Guitars, Solo Violin, Keys 2 and 3
Reeds cover: Clarinets, Alto and Tenor Saxes, Flute, Bass Clarinet
Guitars cover: Nylon, Steel, Electric, Banjo, Ukelele

“Spamalot” is a new musical lovingly ripped off from the motion picture “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” It features a modern Broadway score with nods to classic conventions and styles, as well as some treasured Python hits!

February 13-22, 2015: SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM

REHEARSALS: February 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 11

PERFORMANCES: February 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22 + PWYC Preview February 12
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:30 p.m. + Sundays @ 3:00 p.m. | Pay-What-You-Can Preview: Thursday, February 12 @ 7:30 p.m.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Please indicate to Josh Anderson if you’re interested in this show.

The sophistication, wit, insight, heart and genius of Broadway's most innovative and influential artist is at the center of this tribute to composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim.

May 8-24, 2015: DROWSY CHAPERONE

REHEARSALS: April 18, 25 + May 4, 5, & 6

PERFORMANCES: May 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24 + PWYC Preview May 7
Fridays, Saturdays and Monday Industry Night @ 7:30 p.m. + Sundays @ 3:00 p.m. | Pay-What-You-Can Preview: Thursday May 7 @ 7:30 p.m.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Bass, Percussion, Reeds 1, 2, 3, &4, Trombone, Trumpets 1, 2, & 3, Keys 2

This “rare combination of unprecedented originality and blinding talent” is a “musical within a comedy” that boasts a lush score which hearkens back to the Golden Age of Broadway!