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Call for Artists: Journey Theater seeks actors for “Matilda”

By , Columbian staff writer

Journey Theater invites adults and children ages 8 and up to audition for the musical “Matilda,” based on the book by Roald Dahl, with performances from Aug. 4-12 at the Joyce Garver Theater in Camas.

Auditions will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 8 and 5 to 10 p.m. April 10 and 13 at U.S. Digital, 1400 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver. Auditions are by appointment only in three-minute time slots and no walk-ins will be allowed. Child and adult actors are needed for various roles as well as dancers and singers for multiple ensemble roles.

The cost to participate in the production is $155 per cast member ages 8 to 18 and $50 per cast member ages 19 and up. Rehearsals are 5-9 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays June 9 through July 28.

Those auditioning should bring current headshots and theater resumes in addition to completed audition forms, as well as prepare 16 bars (about 30 seconds) of a musical theater song that shows off vocal range and technical ability. No songs may be performed a cappella. Those auditioning must bring their own instrumental tracks.

To sign up for an audition spot, see www.journeytheater.org. For additional questions, contact Heather Bode at 971-274-8075 or h.bode@journeytheater.org.

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