The following information was updated 12.29.18 @9:30am
A message from Vice President of Genesius Theatre, Chris Sperat:
"Genesius Theatre apologizes for the lateness of 2019 Big Audition Materials. It has been an insane (yet rather crazy and wonderful) December! I, Christopher Sperat, Vice President of Genesius Theatre, will be personally handling all of your audition appointment requests, and I will be emailing you your pertinent audition materials. I am asking that you please email me at my personal email – PtownTchr@aol.com. Yes, AOL. Don’t judge. Please put GENESIUS AUDITIONS in the subject heading so I don’t delete you as SPAM. In your email, please indicate the following:
· Your name
· Your preferred phone number
· Your preferred email
· Shows you are interested in auditioning for, and specific roles
· Your preferred day and time slots (Based on the time frame of auditions – listed below – please choose your Top 3 time slots in one-hour windows).
"Upon receipt of your request, I will respond by with your exact audition date and time slot. I will also provide you with files that contain materials (songs and sides) for you to prepare for your specific auditions.
"The 2019 Season includes the following shows, which are being auditioned for at the BIG AUDITION.
· Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Opens April 3 – Directed by Marjory Ewald
· Guys and Dolls (featuring Teen actors – aged 12-19) – Opens June 21 – Directed by Becka Malanios
· Chicago – Opens August 2 – Directed by LJ Fecho
· *** Hit Tony Nominated Musical – Opens October 11 – Directed by Christopher Sperat
· Disney’s The Little Mermaid – Opens December 6 – Directed by Christopher Sperat
"*** Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to publicly announce the title of our October 2019 show until August 1, 2019. You may still request information on that show from Chris Sperat privately. By receiving this information, however, you agree to not disclose the name of the production, any information regarding said production or your potential involvement in that production. This includes, but is not limited to – Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Tumblr, personal websites, blogs, or any other form of social media until August 1, 2019. You will also not share this information in any form of print, written or digital, until August 1, 2019. Just for background purposes, this is a Tony nominated musical that ran for over 10 years and 5,000 performances on Broadway and is internationally acclaimed.
"The 2019 Genesius Season “Big Audition” January 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6 at Genesius Theatre – 153 North 10th Street, Reading, PA 19601. Parking aside of the theatre. Please enter through the side door off the parking lot.
"AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
January 2, 3, 4, - Appointments Available 6:30 to 10:00 PM
January 5 & 6 – Appointments Available 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
There are specific CHICAGO dance auditions in addition to General dance auditions! If you do the CHICAGO dance audition you don’t need to attend the general dance audition.
"DANCE AUDITION - For the musical Chicago there is a Specialized Dance Audition. For all other productions there is a General Dance Audition.
Saturday, January 5, 10 to 12:30 PM - General Dance Audition
Saturday, January 5, 1:30 to 4:00 PM - Chicago Dance Audition
Saturday, January 5, 5:00 to 7:00 PM - General Dance Audition
Sunday, January 6, 1:30 to 4:00 PM - Chicago Dance Audition
Sunday, January 6, 5:00 to 7:00 PM - General Dance Audition
***If a dancer comes to Chicago Dance Audition they don't need to come to General Dance Audition for other productions.
"***Special Audition Appointment Dates for CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF only -- Wednesday, January 2 & Thursday, January 3 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM."