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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 1:00 am | Updated: 12:40 pm, Fri May 3, 2013.

The Muny will hold auditions for its 2013 adult dancing chorus Feb. 2-3 and for the singing chorus Feb. 9-10 at Community Music School, on the campus of Webster University, just east of The Loretto-Hilton Center, 535 Garden Ave., St. Louis.

Parking is available in Garden Park Plaza garage on Garden Avenue.

Those auditioning should arrive 45 minutes prior to call time. No appointments are necessary.

All persons auditioning should bring a photo/resume, which will not be returned. The name should be on the back of the photograph.

Following is the schedule of auditions:

Dancers, Men

9 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, equity/nonequity performers.

9 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 3, callbacks.

Dancers, Women

1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, equity/nonequity performers.

9 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 3, callbacks.

All dancers, including former members of The Muny’s AEA dancing chorus, will attend the open call auditions on Saturday, Feb. 2.

NOTE: All dancers must be 17 years of age or older and should bring ballet, jazz, tap and character shoes. Combinations will be taught by a choreographer, and dance auditions will be in groups.

Acrobatic skills are welcome. Dancers may be asked to sing, so they should prepare 16 and 32 bar cuts of two selections in styles appropriate to the shows.

Bring sheet music in preferred key; an accompanist will be provided. Men should bring kneepads.

Singers, Men

9 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, equity/nonequity performers.

9 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 10, callbacks.

Singers, Women

1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, equity/nonequity performers.

1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10, callbacks.

All singers, including former members of The Muny’s AEA singing chorus, will attend the open call auditions Saturday, Feb. 9.

NOTE: All singers must be 18 years of age or older and should prepare 16 and 32 bar cuts of two selections in styles appropriate to the shows. Bring sheet music in preferred key; an accompanist will be provided.

Singers may be asked to dance, so they should bring dance shoes (jazz or character preferred).

Please note that a policy of nontraditional casting (the casting of ethnic minorities or female actors in roles where race, ethnicity or sex is not germane) will be observed.

The Muny will be casting for these shows in the 2013 season:

Monty Python’s “Spamalot,” June 17-23;

The Muny Production of Dreamworks “Shrek the Musical,” June 24-30;

“Nunsense Muny Style!,” July 1-7;

“South Pacific,” July 8-14;

“Les Misérables,” July 15-21;

The Muny Production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s “Mary Poppins, the Musical,” July 25-Aug. 2; and

“West Side Story,” Aug. 5-11.

For more information, people should call 314-361-1900 or visit www.muny.org.

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