July 23, 2014 at 6:37 AM
MILLBURN, NJ - Open auditions are being held for the award-winning Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir, a tuition-free performance show choir that consists of 40 to 50 singer/dancers between the ages of 16 and 22. Auditions for the ensemble will take place at Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive on the evenings of Sunday, August 24; Monday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 27 by appointment only. To make an audition appointment, call 973-315-1640 or email Jzeitoun@papermill.org.
“This talented touring troupe allows Paper Mill Playhouse to bring art to the people, while its participants receive professional training by industry professionals,” said Mark S. Hoebee, the Paper Mill’s Producing Artistic Director. “The award-winning Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a wonderful opportunity for students to perform at impressive venues and share their talents with thousands of New Jersey residents.”
The Broadway Show Choir is an extension of the Paper Mill Playhouse’s award-winning Arts Education and Outreach programs. Over the last two seasons, The Show Choir has performed for more than 100,000 people in the state of New Jersey at venues including: Sun Arena in Trenton, Mayo Center in Morristown, Bergen PAC in Englewood, Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, Kean University in Union, SOPAC in South Orange and were featured on-tour with New Jersey Ballet’s, Ballet on Broadway program.
Students selected to be a part of the group will fine tune their craft with free intensive instruction that includes private voice training at the Paper Mill Playhouse. The program runs from September to June and rehearses on Sunday evenings.
Call-back auditions will be held on Paper Mill’s campus on Sunday, September 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information please visit www.PaperMill.org/showchoir. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is sponsored by Overlook Medical Center, Atlantic Healthcare.