Young talent sought for ‘Aladdin’ musical

Auditions will be in groups of two in 10-minute slots and will be expected to perform for evaluation.

Calling all young people from five to17 years of age.

The Sooke Youth Show Choir will be holding auditions for the musical Aladdin tonight and tomorrow, (Nov. 26) from 6 to 8 p.m. at Saseenos Elementary School.

Those attending should be prepared to learn and perform a 16-count dance combination (wear comfortable clothing), act out a small scene from the musical, and sing two short sections of music (60 seconds each). One musical piece is submitted by the participant, the other is provided by choir staff.

Auditions will be in groups of two in 10-minute slots.

Rehearsals for this production will run from January through June on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. Performances will run in June (exact dates yet to be determined).

Fees for those chosen to participate are $20 per month plus a $10 per family membership fee.

These fees cover the choir’s expenses such as venue rental, sheet music, insurance, professional instruction, and posters.

Those looking for additional information can send an email to sookeyouthshowchoir@gmail.com, or visit the Sooke Youth Show Choir Facebook page at facebook.com/SookeYouthShowChoir.