The spectacular all singing /all dancing
Tony Award winning Broadway Show
DUKE ELLINGTON’S SOPHISTICATED LADIES
This is a multi-cultural grand Musical Revue honoring Duke Ellington’s Pulitzer Prize winning contribution to American Popular Music.
An all YPAS department collaboration to be directed and choreographed by Gail Benedict
Co-choreographed by Lora Ruttan, Kim Herndon and David Cesler
Musical Direction by Tim Murner
Tuesday, May 2nd 2:30 – 5:30 Room 205.
“Experienced” dancers call:
Theatre Jazz/Modern and Tap styles. Bring a picture and resume.
Wednesday, May 3rd 2:30 - 5:30 Room 205
Singers “who move” call:
Basic Theatre dance - For those who consider themselves primarily vocalists, but everyone must “move”. Bring picture & resume
Thursday May 11th, Annex room 16 starting at 2:30
Vocal Audition: first come first served, bring your sheet music and a picture and resume if you haven’t already provided one.
***Prepare 16 bars of any Duke Ellington song or a similar tune from that period (big band swing era) I’d like to hear the “Dancers” sing, but it is not required.
Friday, May 12, Annex room 16 starting at 2:30
Vocal Call-backs: All called back come at 2:30.
You will be asked to learn and sing short selections from the score.
Anyone who is auditioning for Ms. Kleier’s fall play on May 11th and 12th can easily be seen by both productions those two days.