Reigate Dance School Announces First Musical Production



Ta Dah! We are extremely excited to announce that the Reigate School of Ballet & Commercial Dance are proud to stage their first full-scale Musical Production - dance, singing and drama opportunities galore!

Who can take part in the musical?

Main parts and cast are open to all RSB pupils aged 8 - 18 only. If you have ballet, tap, street, contemporary, modern or musical theatre classes at the Reigate School of Ballet / Reigate Dance Centre or Dorking School of Dance, then you are welcome to audition.

Synopsis

Thoroughly Modern Millie is a musical romp with many large scale numbers for dancers, and plenty of humorous and evil characters along the way. The main character is Millie Dillmount who arrives in New York searching for a new life. Her ultimate plan is to become a secretary for a wealthy man and hopefully marry him, but things don't quite work out. She shares a room with Dorothy whom she quickly becomes friends with, but the hotel is run by Miss Meers, a former actress-turned criminal. With fantastic flappers, dashing leading men and an evil Chinese underworld, set in the stylish 1920s New York, this musical is full of fun filled songs, dramatic situations and large-scale dance numbers that will entertain throughout.

Gallery of various productions...

Performance Dates

We will be performing 4 shows with 2 casts to allow more children to take part - 1 matinee and 1 evening performance per day. Show days are on Saturday and Sunday 17th & 18th November at the Harlequin Theatre Redhill. Auditions will be in the second half of the summer term. More details about rehearsals times and venues will be announced nearer the time.

Auditions

Auditions are open to all RSB pupils only, ages 8 - 18.

i) Main (spoken) parts would be required to take part in an open dance audition, be taught and ready to sing 1 verse of a song, nd read and perform a drama extract from the show.

ii) CAST and non-speaking roles would be required to take part in an open dance audition, and sing a prepared song of their choice - no piano accompaniment will be given.

Dates for auditions will be announced on our facebook pages.

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