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Audition Announcement for Berkshire Theatre Group’s Youth Production of Footloose

Monday, November 1, 2021, from 6-9pm
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, from 6-9pm

Berkshire Theatre Group seeks young actors to audition for its upcoming youth production of Footloose directed by Kathy Jo Grover. Roles are open to young actors of all ethnicities, particularly those who are aged 12-19. Auditionees must be fully vaccinated at the time of the audition. Proof of vaccination will be required to audition. Masks are mandatory and must be worn during the auditions.

Students should come prepared to learn songs from Footloose and may be asked to read from the script. Callbacks will take place as needed. Rehearsals will start in early January 2022 and occur in the evenings approximately four days a week. All rehearsals will take place in Pittsfield, MA. Additional daytime and or weekend rehearsals will be held as necessary during the February school vacation week (February 22-27). Performances are slated for February 2022. 

All auditions will take place at:

The Colonial Theatre
111 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Appointments are necessary to audition. To schedule an audition time slot or for further information, please call 413-448-8084 ext. 80

Pre-registration and submission of proof of vaccination will be required.

The health and safety of our patrons and staff is of utmost importance. BTG has outlined COVID-19 procedures and protocols in a manner that is consistent with state and local mandated health and safety guidelines. 


A classroom scene from Working A Musical.

Farah Alvin, Jaygee Mapugay and the cast of Working A Musical, 2019. Photo by Emma K. Rothenberg-Ware.

Casting:

Email Alan Filderman, Berkshire Theatre Group’s New York Casting Director at casting@berkshiretheatre.org

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