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Casting Call for Sept. 7, 2012

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Email Casting Call information of open auditions to jvirtusio@southtownstar.com. We also welcome information on auditions for singing and other groups.

Updated: October 9, 2012 2:02PM



Here is a look at area auditions.

Casting calls include Lincoln-Way Youth Strings in Frankfort and Oak Lawn Park District Theatre’s auditions for “La Cage Aux Folles.”

Here is a look at upcoming auditions. Click on Theater in SouthtownStar.com’s Entertainment section for the extended Casting Call listings.

LINCOLN-WAY YOUTH STRINGS: Area children interested in playing the violin, viola, cello or string bass are invited to join this youth orchestra program, which meets every Saturday at Lincoln-Way North High School, 19900 S. Harlem Ave., Frankfort.

The program consists of four ensembles: Beginning for students just starting out, Cadet for students in their second year, Concert for students in their third year or beyond and Chamber Orchestra for advanced students.

Beginner classes start Sept. 15. All other classes start Sept. 22.

Auditions for the Chamber Orchestra will take place from 1:15-2:45 p.m. Sept. 15 at Lincoln-Way North.

Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 provides the youth orchestra program to give Lincoln-Way area students the educational opportunity to play the violin, viola, cello or bass in an orchestra prior to high school.

The program is open to all fourth- to ninth-graders including those currently studying privately.

Registration for new and returning students will be from 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Sept. 8 at Lincoln-Way North. Participants are asked to enter through Door 51 and proceed to Music Room 106.

The cost to participate is $150 a semester, not including instrument rental or method book. Payment plans are available.

Representatives from the music company Quinlan & Fabish will be able to assist families with the string rental program, purchasing method books and supplies.

Information: Lincoln-Way Youth String director Michelle Freeland at (815) 534-3069 or youthstrings@lw210.org, or lwnmusic.org/LWStrings.

OAK LAWN PARK DISTRICT THEATRE: A casting call for “La Cage Aux Folles” will take place at 6 p.m. Sept. 9 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Oak View Center, 4625 W. 110th St., Oak Lawn. High school students, ages 15 and older, may audition.

The show will run on Nov. 9-11 and 16-18.

The production staff includes executive producers Dave Heilmann and Paul Nirchi (who is also the producer), director Josie Nirchi, assistant director Matt Gallagher, musical director Marty Hesse, choreographer Stacey Cousert and lighting and set designer Gil Oliva.

Tickets for the November production are available at the Oak View Center. Prices are $21 for adults and $20 for seniors and ages 12 and younger).

Information: Oak Lawn Park District, (708) 857-2200.

DORON OFIR CASTING: This company and a major cable network are conducting a nationwide search for single and newly pregnant women with big personalities to share their stories for a new love and relationship docuseries. Potential candidates should be at least 24 years old.

The casting firm behind “Mama Drama,” “The Millionaire Matchmaker,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” “RuPaul’s Drag U” and “Jersey Shore,” is looking for pregnant single women who are embracing their independence, redefining social norms and proving that having a baby is so much more than a woman’s duty and showing by example that it’s a choice.

Potential candidates could be single, newly pregnant and perhaps still dating in the city. For other candidates, now might be more important then ever to find the right man. Others who should audition are those who are keeping the baby, playing by her own rules and living her life with pride.

The stories of those selected could be worth $8,000. Information: singleandpregnantcasting.com.



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