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Auditions for All Night Strut Sunday Sept 30th 5:00pm and Mon Oct 1st at 6:00pm

Audition Announcement
“The All Night Strut”
A 30’s and 40’s musical revue

The Art Center Theater proudly announces auditions for the 2019 Winter Musical “The ALL NIGHT STRUT”. We will be holding auditions on Sunday September 30th at 5:00 pm and Monday October 1st at 6:00pm in the arts and education building at the Art Center of Citrus County at 2644 N Annapolis ave. Hernando, FL.

The All Night Strut! moves through the Depression, WWII, and the post-war boom in a two-act musical celebration of the 1930s and ‘40s, filled with jazz, blues, and American songbook standards. Weaving together the work of legendary song writers such as Hoagy Carmichel, Frank Loesser, and the Gershwins, the story moves through time and place to highlight a slick slice of yesteryear and capture a beloved American era. With songs such as Chattanooga Choo Choo, Minnie the Moocher, Ain’t Misbehavin’ and more.

Show dates are January 11,12,13,18,19,and 20. Rehearsals will begin the first week of October and be 2 or 3 times a week in evenings or weekends with more rehearsals added as needed toward showtime.

Casting will be open for 4 singers and 4 dancers age 18 and up.

Baritone – Romantic, a leading man, lovable and relatable.
Tenor – Proud of his past. Always ready to tell a story.
Soprano – A “Broadway Baby” and party girl. Excitable, sweet, jazzy.
Alto – A down-home girl with lots of soul. Passionate, soulful, and grounded.
4 dancers (2 male, 2 female) Will be required to dance swing and ballroom in character shoes.
Everyone is encouraged to audition for either singing, dancing or both. Singers please bring a piece of prepared music on either music CD or .mp3 format on a USB drive.

For questions and concerns please e-mail the director at cncman333@yahoo.com.

Auditions for Steel Magnolias Sun, Aug 19 at 2 pm and Mon, Aug 20 at 5 pm

Auditions for Steel Magnolias will be Sunday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 20 at 5 p.m. in the AE Building on the Art Center campus at 2644 N. Annapolis Ave. in Citrus Hills.

The play is set in Truvy’s beauty shop in the fictional town of Chinquapin, Louisiana. All of the play action is in the beauty shop.
There are six women in the play. Two of them are 20-25, two are age appropriate to have grown children, and two are late 60’s to early 70’s.
The Play Dates are November 2, 3, 4, 9, 10,10 ,11, 16, 17, 18

Art Center Theatre Presents -Summer Musical- Oklahoma!

OKLAHOMA!
By Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein
“Oklahoma” is the first of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musicals, based on the play, “Green Grow the Lilacs.” The story takes place in Indian Territory on the eve of statehood and deals with a love triangle between Curley, Laurie and Jud Fry. The show features music written and composed by Rodgers and Hammerstein, best songs including: “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “Oklahoma”, “Surrey With The Fringe On Top” and “People Will Say We’re In Love”. Other supporting characters include the comedic role of Ado Annie and Will Parker, the Peddler Ali Hakim and the corky Aunt Eller. In addition are many other characters mixed in with a lively chorus that adds to the plot of the story.

Opening night “Butterflies Are Free” show starts at 7:30 pm Call the Box Office 746-7606 Open 1-4 pm and 1 hour before show time

Opening night “Butterflies Are Free” show starts at 7:30 pm Call the Box Office 746-7606 Open 1-4 pm and 1 hour before show time. Come Early at 6:30 pm for the Nature Coast Exhibit #4 Gallery Opening and Artist Awards Wine & Cheese Reception.

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The Following Workshop, Acting For Beginners, will be offered on Sundays from 6-8 pm, starting March 11-April 22.

The Art Center Of Citrus County Will Be Offering The Following Workshop, Acting For Beginners

Instructor Missy Mullens

Classes will be Sunday Evenings from 6-8 pm in the               

A&E building beginning March 11 and running through April 22nd   

With  Showcase on April 29. No class Easter Sunday.    

Cost is $35 for non- members or free with membership.

Do people tell you that you should be on stage? Have you always been curious about acting and maybe have a secret yearning to strut your theatrical stuff? This class is ideal for you! It is designed for those who are new to acting as well as those who just want to polish their technique and add new skills to their toolbox.

Acting For Beginners – Meisner Technique is an introduction to Sanford Meisner’s approach to developing a foundational acting technique. This acting class is a step-by-step progression of acting exercises that develop the actor’s ability to work organically, creating truthful, expressive behavior in acting. This acting class covers the beginning Meisner techniques from word repetition through their first application to a scene and monologue. In a fun safe environment. This workshop will run for six weeks and will end with a showcase performance, where you can share your new skills with friends and family.

This workshop is open to students age 14 and up ( or with the approval of instructor). Space is limited. For more information or to register please contact Missy Mullens at 352-270-2749 or by email at missymullens@yahoo.com

Lunch & Learn Behind the Scenes Tour of the Theater with Harry Lewis Tuesday, February 13, 2018 1-3:00 pm

Harry Lewis, Behind the Scenes Tour of the Theater
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
1-3:00 pm
Refreshments & discussion!
You won’t want to miss this rare opportunity to tour the
theater and get all the behind the scenes information and
stories from director, videographer, Harry Lewis.
The tour and discussion will be at The Art Center of Citrus County with refreshments provided.

Amy’s Wish Opening Night Feb 9 The Nature Coast Exhibit #3 Starting at 6.30 pm Wine and Cheese Reception Show Starting at 7:30 pm

This timeless romantic comedy finds senior citizens Sam and Amy, newly-married, arriving at their honeymoon retirement village only to discover the “Fountain of Youth” in their new Florida home. No one realizes that the water supply to their new apartment wing is hooked up to this fabled liquid. Amy sips some of the water, and their honeymoon turns topsy-turvy when she becomes a nineteen-year-old! Now they must survive the most incredible and comical “period of adjustment” a bride and groom have ever encountered. Call 352-746-7606 for tickets $19. Nature Coast Exhibit #3 Wine and Cheese Reception Free.