July 7, 2013 in Features

Spotlight: Local dancers get leg up on holiday show

By The Spokesman-Review

Ever dream of being a Rockette? Does the song “One” from “A Chorus Line” put you in a high-kicking mood?

If so, Laura Little Productions is looking for you.

The Coeur d’Alene-based production company is holding kickline auditions Saturday for its December production of “Traditions of Christmas.”

Dancers must be 15 or older and have tap experience and “great flexibility,” according to a news release. There are some physical requirements as well. Dancers must be 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-10 and wear a size 2 to 8.

Auditions will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Expressions Dance Studio, 2825 N. Highway 41 in Post Fall.

Vocalists can audition from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 18 and 19. With a cast that numbers 80, there are a plenty of slots open. Children ages 6 to 12 are needed for the toyland and international scenes, and adults of all ages and ethnicities are needed as well. Visit www.lauralittletheatricals.com for details.

In living Technicolor

It’s been a few weeks since Spokane Civic Theatre’s production of “Grease” ended its run, and the season opening production of “Les Miserables” is still a couple months away.

But that’s not stopping Civic from going big with its summer academy production, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

The play, performed by students in Civic’s summer academy program, tells the biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colors. It was first staged on London’s West End in 1973 and came to Broadway in 1982.

It’ll come to Civic’s main stage Aug. 9-18. Visit http://www.spokanecivic theatre.com for details.

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