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Monday, March 21, 2011

Auditions for "The Three Musketeers" @ Covey Center for the Arts (Provo: April 6 - 7)

Covey Center announces auditions for “The Three Musketeers”

PROVO, Utah – The Covey Center for the Arts will hold auditions for the play, “The Three Musketeers” by Ken Ludwig on Wednesday, April 6 from 5 – 7p.m. and Thursday, April 7, from 7 – 10p.m. in the Brinton Black Box Theatre of the Covey Center. A callback audition will be held Saturday, April 9 from 9a.m. to 1p.m.

The director, Barta Heiner, a BYU acting professor and former head of the BYU theater department, is seeking four women and eight men to play characters ranging from 20 years old to 60 years old.

“The Three Musketeers” is a comedy and, as such, the audition will require actors to prepare two monologues — one comedic and one dramatic — totaling no more than three minutes combined. Cold reads will also be available, but monologues are preferred. Stage combat experience is also desired.

Rehearsals will start July 6 and will be held Tuesday through Friday, 7 – 10p.m. and Saturdays 9a.m. - 1p.m. until the show opens Thursday, Sept. 8. The show will then run through Saturday, followed by Monday through Saturday of the ensuing week, closing Sept. 17.

Actors will be compensated for their work.

Those interested in auditioning can sign up for a time by visiting www.coveycenter.org , clicking the “Auditions” link and entering their information on the google spreadsheet linked from the Web site. Auditioners can also call the Covey Center at (801) 852-7007 and sign up for a time over the phone.


 The Covey Center for the Arts is Provo's quintessential venue for the fine arts, offering two art galleries, three dance studios, one small black box theatre, and a 670- seat state- of- the- art performance hall. Housed in a beautiful building of 42,000 square feet, the performance hall features a first-class sound system, a 75- foot fly system, a full theatrical lighting system and a full orchestra pit. And to enhance audience members' experience, no seat is more than a measly 60 feet away from the stage. The Covey Center been honored to host world- renowned guest artists on their main stage, including Rockapella, The Beach Boys and STOMP. The Covey Center opened in 2007 and has continually served both local and national artists since.

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