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Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival
Annual Nightly Musical
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PRESENTED BY THE RIVERSIDE COUTY FAIR AND NATIONAL DATE FESTIVAL 
DIRECTED BY CHUCK BALGENORTH AND RICHARD DE HAVEN 

REVIEW AND UNDERSTAND THE KEY INFORMATION BELOW

AUDITION LOCATION: Fullenwider Auditorium at the Riverside County Fairgrounds in Indio
Off Highway 111 between Monroe and Jackson - enter Gate 2 from Arabia Street and proceed to building on the right.

MANDATORY ORIENTATION IS SUNDAY, DEC. 2, 2018

REHEARSALS ARE MOST SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS FROM JANUARY 5 THROUGH FEBRUARY 10

MANDATORY TECH RUNS ARE EVENINGS THE 
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11TH.

PUBLIC DRESS SHOW IS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14

SHOW DATES ARE FEBRUARY 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, and 24
(there is a possibility of additional daytime shows on these dates as well - you will be asked about availabilty for such at auditions)

SPEAKING AUDITIONS: Actors will "cold read" using a side provided when you arrive (you will be given time to study the side and prepare your character, etc.).

SINGING AUDITIONS: Bring an instrumental track on CD  or Sheet Music (a piano accompanist will be on hand).

SPECIALTY ACTS: (e.g., magicians, stilt walkers, jugglers, clowns, belly dancers, circus acts, yo-yo artists, etc.) should prepare a typical routine in the range of a minute or two at max.

CHORUS/ENSEMBLE ONLY: Anyone who just wants to be part of the chorus/ensemble (no lines, only group singing and dancing) is welcome based on space.

EVERYONE: should bring a brief, informal acting resume 
(digital photos will be taken at the audition)

AUDITIONS SAVE-THE-DATE NOTICE
"ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP"
OCTOBER 13 - OCTOBER 14, 2018
WE ARE ALSO LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH

Costuming/Sewing
Hair and Make-up
Pre-Production Preparations
Backstage Crew
Set Construction
and more. 

Call or e-mail with contact information and area(s) of interest. 
 DatePageant@aol.com OR
760-895-2786 (must leave message)
SHOW UP ON TIME ON ONE OF THE TWO DATES
The schedule is the same for both days.

11:00 a.m. ANYONE wanting to be considered for featured dance positions needs to arrive promptly at this time!  You will register, warm up, learn a short routine, and audition in groups.  If you want to audition for singing or speaking roles, you will cycle back out and audition separately for those areas

1:30 p.m.  EVERYONE ELSE - to audition for any non-dance positions (i.e., singing, speaking, specialty, etc.) will arrive not later than this time.  You are encouraged to arrive earlier to prepare for your audition.
COMPLETE THE ON-LINE AUDITION APPLICATION 
PREFERABLY BEFORE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018
FOR INSTRUCTIONS AND A LINK TO THE ONLINE FORM CLICK HERE.   
PLEASE FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS WITH ATTENTION TO DETAIL!!! 
THANK YOU!
REGISTER YOUR EMAIL NOW TO RECEIVE NOTICE OF FURTHER UPDATES!!
Register your email in our broadcast email system 
(which you'll need to do if cast in the production anyway) 
and be the first to begin receiving audition and show updates!
TO REGISTER YOUR EMAIL JUST CLICK HERE and follow the instructions
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