Arts

Published: Wednesday April 9, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday April 9, 2014 MYT 11:16:53 AM

Dama in search of a star

Dama Orchestra artistic director Pun Kai Loon (left) and music director Khor Seng Chew will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the theatre institution this September and October. The open auditions for Dama’s upcoming Larger Than Life: Broadway And West End Musicals production is on next week in Kuala Lumpur.

Dama Orchestra artistic director Pun Kai Loon (left) and music director Khor Seng Chew will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the theatre institution this September and October. The open auditions for Dama’s upcoming Larger Than Life: Broadway And West End Musicals production is on next week in Kuala Lumpur.

Dama Orchestra is holding auditions for singers and dancers.

IF you have always wanted to sing or dance in a musical, here’s your chance – head on over to the Dama Orchestra auditions held at Dama Studio in Kuala Lumpur next week!

In conjunction with theatre institution Dama Orchestra’s 20th anniversary celebration, it will be looking for singers and dancers between 17 and 35 years old, to be part of its production Larger Than Life: Broadway And West End Musicals at Pentas 1, KLPac in Kuala Lumpur from Sept 27 to Oct 12.

This call for open auditions for Larger Than Life will be held at Dama Studio, M-2-10 Plaza Damas, 60 Jalan Sri Hartamas in Kuala Lumpur.

Audition dates and times are as follows: April 16 (6pm to 9pm); April 19 (2pm to 5pm) and April 20 (10am to 1pm).

Checklist: Singers should come prepared with two English musical songs, one “lively” and the other “sentimental”. You will be expected to sing these two songs from memory, with movements and/or dance elements included. For dancers, prepare two different dance routines of your choice.

Minus-one CDs are allowed for auditions for both singers and dancers. Bring a headshot and a completed application form (download the form at www.damaorchestra.com).

Auditions are by appointment only. Call 03-6201 9107/8 during office hours.

Elsewhere, there’s also a call to young theatre enthusiasts (aged 18-30) to audition for a three-month musical theatre workshop programme, presented by Dama Music Theatre and Selangor Properties Bhd. It is called the SPB-Dama Young Artistes Programme. The workshops will culminate in the musical Hansel & Gretel at DPAC, Damansara Perdana, Petaling Jaya in Selangor from Aug 1-3. The auditions will be held on April 19 (10.30am) and April 20 (10am) at Dama Studio in Kuala Lumpur. Course fee applies. Those interested, call 03-6201 9108.

More updates at: www.damaorchestra.com.

Tags / Keywords: Lifestyle, dama, audition, larger than life

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