Audition Notice for Napa Valley College Performing Arts Fall 2022 Season Productions
Napa Valley College (NVC) Performing Arts is holding general season auditions for its fall productions of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” and “It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play”on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, from 6-8 p.m.
Disney’s “Beauty and Beast”is the classic tale of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.
Directed by Aimée Guillot and Olivia Cowell with music direction by Dr. Christina Howell, “Beauty and the Beast” will hold performances in November. A co-production with Cafeteria Kids Theater, youth actors under 16 years old are invited to audition and can find details on how to sign up for auditions by visiting cafeteriakidstheater.org.
“It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play”is a beloved American holiday classic that comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. Directed by Jennifer King, this production will hold performances in December.
Actors should prepare a one-minute monologue and 16 bars from a song of their choice. Text will be provided to cold read for those who do not have a monologue prepared.
Auditions for both Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” and “It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play”will take place at the NVC Performing Arts Center on the main stage. For more information about auditioning, please visit performingartsnapavalley.org.