OLIVER! has enjoyed immense success over the years. The first Broadway production won three Tony awards and the 1968 film version won six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The production’s magical score is full of Lionel Bart's irresistible songs including “Food Glorious Food', 'Consider Yourself’, ‘You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two’, ‘I’d Do Anything’, ‘As Long As He Needs Me’, and many more. Featuring a stunning set, orchestra and starring a cast of the very best in London’s West End and UAE talent, OLIVER! Will be staged at Dubai’s popular venue, The First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah from the 11th – 23rd April.
Popular Productions in conjunction with The West End Stage Experience is giving UAE talent the chance to star in this legendary musical here in Dubai in April 2012 and to work with a West End creative team and stars. Auditions to be part of this wonderful experience are free and will take place on the 16th, 17th and 18th February 2012 at the Hayya! Meadows Club, Dubai. They are open to anyone from 7 to 60 who has the talent and focus and energy to be part of this challenging and rewarding experience.
The West End Stage Experience is the original and best provider of performance training and gives upcoming talented performers a real taste of professional theatre. Auditions, rehearsals and performances all run according to professional practice, led by our excellent West End team who between them have countless years of experience in their fields.
The Producers are looking for dancers, singers, actors and all-rounders to star in this fantastic production. Chosen cast members must be available to rehearse and perform during the period 21st March - 23rd April inclusive.
A tuition fee of 2000AED for the five week experience, terms and conditions apply for the West End Stage Experience should you be offered a role after the audition. Please see more information on this at www.oliverdubai.com/
Lucy Magee, Co-Producer of OLIVER! said: ‘This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone who has the talent to star on stage in this exciting large scale production of one of the greatest musical’s of all time. OLIVER! Has something for everyone, it’s a warm-hearted, fun, infectious show which will prove popular for audiences and performers alike. Over the past four years we have been lucky to have worked with hundreds of talented performers of all ages here in Dubai alongside our London West End talent and creatives on our successful productions such as The Sound of Music, Annie, Fame and Disney High School Musical. OLIVER! is set to be Dubai’s biggest production yet. We look forward to seeing the talent in the audition room!’
For more information on the auditions and production ad to register your place for audition see: www.oliverdubai.com/
AUDITIONS DATES AND DETAILS
* 16th February 2012 ADULTS / BOYS AND GIRLS AGED 14 UPWARDS at 6pm sharp
* 17th February 2012 BOYS & GIRLS AGED 7-13 9am sharp
* 18th February 2012 ADULTS/ BOYS & GIRLS 7-13 AT 9AM SHARP
ALL AGES – CALLBACKS at 1:30pm onwards.
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